Coronavirus articles about United Kingdom today

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Pregnant Kelly Rowland Showcases Six-month Baby Bump In Sizzling Bikini Snap

The Daily Mirror

Has shown that she is looking sensational at six months pregnant, by sharing a photo of her in a black bikini. The 39-year-old former Destiny's Child star has expressed her surprise at how quickly her pregnancy with her second child is going. It certainly seems that the situation is agreeing with....

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Champions League Chaos As Holders Reveal COVID-19 Case Day Before Huge Clash

Migration NGO - News Now

European champions Bayern Munich on Tuesday announced their first case of the coronavirus as Germany winger Serge Gnabry tested positive for COVID-19. The 25-year-old is “doing well” and is in quarantine at home, the German giants said in a brief statement.

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Map Shows Which Schools Have Been Affected By Covid-19 Since September

Migration NGO - News Now

Coronavirus cases are appearing in hundreds of schools across the country, so here is a map to help keep track of which schools were affected in the area. Information about the names of schools that sent pupils home due to Covid-19 have been classed as ‘confidential’ since the start of term meaning....

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Trump Called 'Mass Murderer' After White House Docs Show He Lied About Recent Covid-19 Surge

Migration NGO - News Now

President Donald Trump has known for over a month that new coronavirus infections have been soaring even as the White House has lied about the seriousness of the surge, documents released Tuesday by a leading Democratic lawmaker show. HuffPost reports Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.

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New Study Identifies Those Most At Risk From 'long COVID'

Migration NGO - News Now

Led by Dr Claire Steves and Professor Tim Spector at King’s, this study focused on data from 4,182 COVID Symptom Study app users who had been consistently logging their health and tested positive for COVID-19 through swab PCR testing. The team found that older people, women and those with a greater....

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Timeline: More Than A Week Of Negotiations Over Greater Manchester Tier 3 Status

The Press

October 12. England’s deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam tells a briefing that while cases are rising fastest in northern England, it is of “concern” that they are “heating up” in more parts of the country. Temporary Nightingale hospitals in Manchester, Sunderland and Harrogate....

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Employer Contribution Cuts Could Save Three Times More UK Jobs, Thinktank Says

The Guardian UK

Marston's - 2,150 jobs 15 October: Marston's - the brewer which owns nearly 1,400 pubs, restaurants, cocktail bars and hotels across the UK - said it would cut 2,150 jobs due to fresh Covid restrictions. The company has more than 14,000 employees. Whitbread - 6,000 jobs 22 September: Whitbread,....

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Labour Calls For Free School Meals Scheme To Be Extended During Pandemic

Evening Telegraph

Labour will use a Commons vote on Wednesday to call for free school meals to be extended over each school holiday from October half-term to Easter 2021. The party claims analysis shows nearly one million children living in areas that are subject to Tier 2 and Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions are set....

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Greater Manchester Warned Of 'real Hardship' After Boris Johnson Forces Coronavirus Curbs On Region

London Evening Standard

He said leaders of the authorities in Greater Manchester had originally wanted £90 million - £15 million a month until the end of the financial year. This was to protect incomes for people forced out of work, Mr Burnham said. They eventually reduced that sum to £65 million, which Mr Burnham....

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The Mandalorian Fans Rage Over 'missing' Character In First Trailer: 'Not Even A Glimpse'

Daily Express

Season two of the stunning Star Wars spin-off The Mandalorian is just round the corner. Ahead of its Disney Plus premiere on October 30, the sci-fi adventure gave fans a taste of what’s to come in its stunning follow-up. Unfortunately, some fans were upset when a heavily rumoured character failed to make an appearance.

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David Cameron's Government Agreed To Take Osama Bin Laden's Spokesman Back To The UK

Sources told the Daily Telegraph that Bary's extradition to the US was given the green light only after the UK had agreed to take him back as a successful asylum seeker. Bary was put on trial and imprisoned in the US over the devastating 1998 attacks on US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.

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Coronavirus: NSW Will 'never Be Out Of The Danger Zone' Until Vaccine Developed

Migration NGO - News Now

. Dr Jeremy McAnulty from NSW Health said despite low numbers of identified community transmission, complacency could lead to months of restrictions being undone.

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COVID Resurgence, Peaks Anxiety In Europe

Migration NGO - News Now

Air cargo’s front line is on edge as the 2020 peak season approaches alongside an increase in COVID-19 hotspots, which have been flaring up across Europe since early October after a quiet, somewhat contained summer. The number of all-cargo flights landing at airports in Western Europe continued to....

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Lampard Leaves Door Open To Cech Return After Shock Premier League Squad Inclusion

Migration NGO - News Now

Manager Frank Lampard would have no problem in fielding Petr Cech between the posts after the retired goalkeeper made a shock appearance in the Blues' 2020-21 Premier League squad. Cech, 38, retired from professional football at the end of the 2018-19 season after 15 years of sterling service in....

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Fianna Fail And Sinn Fein Leaders Clash In Dail Over Covid-19 Strategies

Migration NGO - News Now

A row has erupted between the Taoiseach and the leader of Sinn Fein over the strategy for dealing with Covid-19 on both sides of the border. M icheal Martin and Mary Lou McDonald clashed in the Dail on Tuesday over whether the Irish Government or the Stormont Executive was providing greater assistance to homeowners in the midst of the pandemic.

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Survey Finds Families Have Felt "bereft Of Involvement" In Saying Goodbye To Loved Ones

Bristolpost

A dying woman was "unable to choose" which of her children should visit her due to the coronavirus pandemic, a charity said. The heartbreaking story emerged as a new nursing survey found families have felt "bereft of involvement" in saying goodbye to their loved ones due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Study: Air Pollution Costs Average London Resident €1,294 A Year

Health costs incurred as a result of air pollution are collectively higher in London than any other city in Europe, according to study that quantifies how much money European city dwellers spend due to particulate matter, NO2, and ozone The average London resident spends roughly €1,294 a year on....

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Majority Of Londoners Plan To Stay In Capital Despite Pandemic Fallout

City A.M.

Londoners have remained loyal to their city throughout the coronavirus crisis, with the bulk of people in the capital pledging not to leave the city despite fresh Tier 2 restrictions and work from home orders, according to new research. Just seven per cent of Londoners plan to pack up and flee the....

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UK Dividend Drought Continues Into Third Quarter

City A.M.

The collapse of corporate dividends this year continued into the third quarter, as payouts slumped by nearly half to £18bn. Companies have scrambled to conserve cash amid the crisis, and the 49 per cent drop last quarter represents the lowest third quarter total in a decade since the aftermath of the global financial crisis.

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New Report Sets Out £30bn In Government Savings

The coronavirus crisis has left a gaping hole in the public finances. Government figured being released this week (Wednesday) are expected to show borrowing has reached historic levels as a result of the pandemic. Instead of raising taxes, which would risk choking off recovery, the Government should....

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Research How The Government Can Save £30 Billion

The Government has the potential to save at least 30 billion a year over the spending review period without affecting frontline services. In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, there will inevitably be calls for further tax rises to fill the gap in the nation’s finances.

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Call For Urgent Funding For Children’s Services Amid ‘breaking Point’ Fears

The Argus

Children’s services must receive urgent funding if vulnerable youngsters in England’s poorest areas are to receive help during the coronavirus pandemic, five charities have said. Local authorities’ services were experiencing a funding crisis before the outbreak, which may push them to “breaking....

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Survey Finds Families Have Felt "bereft Of Involvement" In Saying Goodbye To Loved Ones

Bathchronicle

A dying woman was "unable to choose" which of her children should visit her due to the coronavirus pandemic, a charity said. The heartbreaking story emerged as a new nursing survey found families have felt "bereft of involvement" in saying goodbye to their loved ones due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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