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More Britons have been killed by flu and pneumonia than coronavirus for seven weeks

More Britons have been killed by flu and pneumonia than coronavirus for seven weeks

40 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Research published by the Office for National Statistics found influenza caused more deaths in the UK than Covid-19 between June 19 and July 31.
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A-level students can use grades in mock exams to progress to degree courses

46 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   4 articles

GCSE and A-level students in England will be able to use grades in mock exams to progress to university and college courses and employment, the Education Secretary has announced.
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'I am too tired to carry on': Desperate asylum seekers threaten to jump overboard if stopped from crossing Channel

1 hour ago   |   The Independent

UK ships would be required to withdraw under maritime law
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Ending free TV licences for over-75s has created a 'bonanza' for fraudsters

Ending free TV licences for over-75s has created a 'bonanza' for fraudsters

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

Some of the UK's over-75s have already received scam letters, emails and texts ordering them to pay up within days of the free TV licence entitlement being scrapped on August 1.
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Ben & Jerry's goes on Twitter attack over Home Secretary's call for Navy to police the Channel 

Ben & Jerry's goes on Twitter attack over Home Secretary's call for Navy to police the Channel 

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

The spat began when Ben & Jerry's UK Twitter account posted: 'We think the real crisis is our lack of humanity for people fleeing war, climate change and torture.'
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What the papers say - August 12

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The latest machinations surrounding A-Level and GCSE results feature prominently in the nation's papers on Wednesday.
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UK to formally enter recession as chancellor prepares for budget delay

2 hours ago   |   The Independent

Chancellor said to be prepared to shelve budget in event of second spike
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Arts venues illuminated red to symbolise plight of creative industries

2 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Hundreds of arts venues across the UK have been lit up red in a show of solidarity with the ailing creative industries.
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Sam Fender kicks off socially-distanced concert series

3 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Sam Fender has played to an audience of some 2,500 fans in what promoters claim was the world's first socially-distanced concert.
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Obesity associated with ‘higher odds' of Covid-19 hospital admission - study

4 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Obesity is associated with “higher odds” of admission to hospital from severe Covid-19, a study using data from more than 300,000 people in England has suggested.
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