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Jeff Hall: the footballer whose death turned the tide against polio - podcast

24 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The best stories from the beautiful game that you may never have heard before, written by some of the world's leading sports journalists, and spanning more than 100 years of...
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A landmark day, but the coronavirus threat remains

A landmark day, but the coronavirus threat remains

48 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

As Health Minister Robin Swann said, yesterday was a day everyone in Northern Ireland had been looking forward to - the day when no deaths from coronavirus were reported. This...
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Coronavirus LIVE: Cities and towns to be SEALED OFF in new plan to stop outbreaks

Coronavirus LIVE: Cities and towns to be SEALED OFF in new plan to stop outbreaks

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express   |   2 articles

THE UK could institute local lockdowns in the future, Health Secretary Matt Hancock claimed yesterday, in order to control future "flare-ups" in cases.
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Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Questions over two metre social distancing rule as CMO Tony Holohan to brief ministers

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Questions over two metre social distancing rule as CMO Tony Holohan to brief ministers

1 hour ago   |   The Irish Sun

THE Chief Medical Officer will brief ministers on the ongoing fight against Covid-19 this morning Dr Tony Holohan will provide progress report on the phased roadmap to...
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James Arthur wants to ‘drop a couple of stone' after lockdown weight gain due to sweet tooth

James Arthur wants to ‘drop a couple of stone' after lockdown weight gain due to sweet tooth

1 hour ago   |   Metro

James Arthur admitted to having a sweet tooth James Arthur has revealed he's planning to shift a couple of stone after snacking in lockdown saw him gain weight. Much like most...
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Why we shouldn't be calling our healthcare workers 'heroes' | Charlotte Higgins

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

They're doing a fantastic job, but the language of heroism can be used to silence complaints about underfunding or PPE Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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Opportune moment for energy transition

3 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

One of Scotland's top economists has said the Covid-19 crisis may usher in a “window of opportunity” to support the north-east energy transition. Helping Aberdeen evolve from...
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Global report: WHO says the Americas are centre of pandemic as cases surge

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Pan American Health Organization warns of ‘very tough' weeks ahead; US approaches 100,000 deaths; New Zealand has fifth day with no cases Coronavirus - latest updates See all...
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'I prefer being physically distant. What happens if I don't want to return to normal life?'

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Some of us are discovering benefits to life during Covid-19, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith, but that suggests you need to change what ‘normal life' means for you...
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British newborn first baby in world to join cannabis therapy trial

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Norwich hospital in Europe-wide trial using plant ingredients to counter risk of seizures and brain injury A newborn boy who was delivered by emergency caesarean section in...
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Twitter gave Trump tweets a ‘fact-checking' warning and he got very angry...

Twitter gave Trump tweets a ‘fact-checking' warning and he got very angry about it

Apparently, Donald Trump's tweets aren't always factually accurate. Who knew! Twitter has flagged tweets from US president Donald Trump with a fact-check warning. The social... Read more ...

Jimmy Fallon 'very sorry' for 2000 blackface skit on Saturday Night Live

Jimmy Fallon 'very sorry' for 2000 blackface skit on Saturday Night Live

US late night TV host Jimmy Fallon has apologised for wearing blackface during a Saturday Night Live sketch 20 years ago. Read more ...

Coronavirus LIVE: Cities and towns to be SEALED OFF in new plan to stop...

Coronavirus LIVE: Cities and towns to be SEALED OFF in new plan to stop outbreaks

THE UK could institute local lockdowns in the future, Health Secretary Matt Hancock claimed yesterday, in order to control future "flare-ups" in cases. Read more ...

British baby is world's first to get cannabis-derived medicine to prevent...

British baby is world's first to get cannabis-derived medicine to prevent seizures

A British baby has become the first in the world to be given a cannabis-derived medicine to prevent seizures in infants with a condition that can lead to brain damage. Read more ...

Elon Musk's SpaceX will change US space agency in MAJOR way today

Elon Musk's SpaceX will change US space agency in MAJOR way today

IN what will be a milestone mission in many respects, Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX is set to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station from US soil. Read more ...

Body of little girl, 4, 'attacked by rats as she lay dead in cot for two days'

Body of little girl, 4, 'attacked by rats as she lay dead in cot for two days'

WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT - Mark James Dunn, 43, of Brisbane, Australia, has been charged with the murder of his daughter Willow, who police believe was left to rot in her... Read more ...

New styling, tech for Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet

New styling, tech for Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet

Executive pair gain sportier design and mild-hybrid tech for enhanced performance and frugality Mercedes-Benz has revealed the facelifted E-Class Coupé and E-Class Cabriolet... Read more ...

Dow leaps 530 points as hopes for a smooth reopening gain traction

Dow leaps 530 points as hopes for a smooth reopening gain traction

US stocks surged through Tuesday trading as investors' optimism toward economic reopenings overshadowed flaring US-China tensions. The S&P 500 for the first time since early... Read more ...

Kylian Mbappe hails ‘winning machine' Liverpool and ‘very good manager'...

Kylian Mbappe hails ‘winning machine' Liverpool and ‘very good manager' Jurgen Klopp

Kylian Mbappe has been very impressed by Liverpool Paris Saint-German striker Kylian Mbappe has fuelled rumours of a move to Liverpool by heaping praise on the club and on... Read more ...

Doctor and nurse tie the knot in hospital chapel after wedding cancelled...

Doctor and nurse tie the knot in hospital chapel after wedding cancelled because of coronavirus

Jann and Annalan saying their vows Emergency nurse Jann Tipping and doctor Annalan Navaratnam had planned to get married in August. But with the coronavirus crisis, they... Read more ...