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Duchess of Cambridge floral mask prompts face covering to sell out

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Kate's first official outing in Amaia mask leads to spike in ‘ditsy print' search Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage It is a truth universally...
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Options considered to restrict non-essential travel to Ireland

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Proposals on how to restrict non-essential travel from countries outside the UK and European Union are being prepared for the Irish Government, the Health Minister has said.
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Number of migrants crossing Channel to UK passes 4,000 this year

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Another 151 people made trip in small boats on Saturday, including families with children More than 4,000 people have reached UK shores this year by risking the dangerous...
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Storm on Greek island kills five, including baby

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Five people, including an elderly couple and an eight-month-old baby, have been found dead after a storm hit the Greek island of Evia.
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Britain records ten more coronavirus deaths in preliminary figures

Britain records ten more coronavirus deaths in preliminary figures

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

The latest figures - which only cover deaths in hospital - bring the UK's total death toll during the pandemic to 46,576. Both Scotland and Wales reported no further deaths.
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Bank of England paid £3m in 'golden goodbyes' over 15 months

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Rise in settlements in 2019 included those paid to departing tech security staff shortly before major breach The Bank of England paid departing staff almost £3m in “golden...
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It's no use shouting 'back to work' when Britain's industries are in a jobs meltdown | John Harris

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

The old Tory exhortation won't get manufacturing back on its feet if there's no investment in jobs we need for the future I recently spent a weekday afternoon in the centre of...
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Paralympic athletes left in limbo over blind classification rules

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

UK's B4 level not recognised by the Paralympic movement Karina Lang and Adam Knott call for more inclusive approach Visually impaired athletes say they are being left in limbo...
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House for sale in London, good location, overlooks park, a bargain at £185m

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Developer seeks to cash out of investment in John Nash-designed property with views of Regent's Park Developers have stuck an asking price of £185m on a house overlooking...
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Boy with rare condition plays with police pups as part of ‘bucket list' wish

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

An eight-year-old boy with a degenerative condition was given a chance to be a police officer for a day as part of his “bucket list” wish.
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