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UK coronavirus live: test and trace gets under way in England and Scotland

7 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Council leaders warn they lack powers to make local lockdowns work, as Tory MPs resist PM's call to move on from the Dominic Cummings furore Tory anger at Cummings grows as...
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Dundee falls behind in league table for inward investment

11 minutes ago   |   The Courier

Dundee has lagged behind its Scottish rivals for inward investment, according to a new report published today.
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What is this Hepworth sculpture made of? The great British art quiz

47 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The Pier Arts Centre in Orkney sets today's quiz - which enables you to explore the art collections of museums closed due to Covid-19 while answering a few brain-teasers This...
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UK urged to tie green recovery from Covid-19 crisis to Cop26 summit

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Climate experts push Britain, as talks host, to work on ‘zero carbon' route from pandemic The UK government must urgently set out clear plans on a green recovery from the...
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CORONAVIRUS LIVE: Your key updates on May 28

2 hours ago   |   Evening Telegraph   |   2 articles

Keep up with the latest updates as the coronavirus pandemic continues throughout Scotland and the UK. Reporters from across the DCT Media titles will keep you up to date with...
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Class war: The battle to save young learners from a ‘catastrophic' post-Covid legacy

2 hours ago   |   The Courier   |   2 articles

Leading academics have called for a radical shake-up of Scotland's education system to avoid a "catastrophic" legacy for young learners post-lockdown.
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Clapped out? Health, social care and the need to properly appreciate the urgent need for reform

2 hours ago   |   The Courier   |   2 articles

Expecting the NHS to return to normal will be "difficult" in the first few years of recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, one of Scotland's top doctors has said.
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Sturgeon to reveal if Scotland will ease lockdown restrictions

5 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Nicola Sturgeon is expected to announce “cautious” steps out of lockdown for Scotland.
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Scenes for Survival review - Brian Cox is Inspector Rebus under lockdown

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Available online Ian Rankin's stalwart detective struggles with self-isolation in one of six quarantine-themed short films from the National Theatre of Scotland Hottest...
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Allosaurus dinosaur suspected to be scavenging cannibal

13 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Dinosaur-on-dinosaur dining habit revealed by scrutiny of fossil bones from Colorado site About nine metres long, with grasping claws and a skull it used like a hatchet...
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The NHS Test and Trace system, explained

The NHS Test and Trace system, explained

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EasyJet plans to reduce its workforce by up to 30%

EasyJet plans to reduce its workforce by up to 30%

EasyJet plans to reduce its workforce by up to 30% to enable a 'restructure of our business' due to the coronavirus pandemic, the airline said. Read more ...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter... Read more ...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and it could trigger a legal fight they desperately want to avoid

Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday. The US President has been railing against tech companies after Twitter fact-checked... Read more ...

Donald Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

Donald Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

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Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest against the death of George Floyd

Videos shared on social media show people looting a Target store in Minneapolis amid protests against the death of George Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his... Read more ...

Emily Maitlis row: Has Emily Maitlis been replaced as BBC Newsnight presenter?

Emily Maitlis row: Has Emily Maitlis been replaced as BBC Newsnight presenter?

THE BBC has reprimanded Newsnight host Emily Maitlis for her comments on the Dominic Cummings scandal. Read more ...

Prince William to feature in new documentary called Football, Prince William...

Prince William to feature in new documentary called Football, Prince William And Our Mental Health

The Duke of Cambridge overcame his anxiety about giving important speeches because his weakening eye-sight meant he could no longer see people's faces in crowds. Read more ...

SpaceX's launch of NASA astronauts was scrubbed and rescheduled for Saturday...

SpaceX's launch of NASA astronauts was scrubbed and rescheduled for Saturday due to poor weather, just 17 minutes before liftoff

SpaceX and NASA were set to launch astronauts to the International Space Station on Wednesday. A successful launch would have resurrected human spaceflight in America after a... Read more ...

US coronavirus death toll tops 100,000 just four months after the first case...

US coronavirus death toll tops 100,000 just four months after the first case was confirmed

The U.S. death toll from coronavirus topped 100,000 on Wednesday, a startling milestone just four months after the country's first case was confirmed. Read more ...