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Scientists say public transport may not be a major source of coronavirus spread

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Kate Middleton is ‘devastated’ while Prince Harry and Prince William’s conversations are ‘stilted’

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Scientists say public transport may not be a major source of coronavirus spread

Catching coronavirus on public transport is far less likely than once feared, fresh data suggests.Trains, buses and planes were earmarked as potential Covid-19 hotspots by...

Some 5m Britons to hit the road instead of fly to holiday destinations this summer

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Billions pour into Premium Bonds lengthening odds of winning £1m

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Kate Middleton is ‘devastated’ while Prince Harry and Prince William’s conversations are ‘stilted’

Kate Middleton has been left reeling by the new bombshell biography about the Sussexes while conversations between Prince Harry and Prince William are now...
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Labour demands licence review of Russian state-owned broadcaster RT

Labour has written to Ofcom to review the licence of Putin-backed news agency RT after 'troubling revelations' in a bombshell report that Russia was attempting to...
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HARRY COLE: Race to replace chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee hots up

As one of the juiciest jobs in Parliament, it is no surprise that the race to become the next chairman of the clandestine Intelligence...

Tony Blair uses his New Year’s message to stick the boot into Jeremy Corbyn again

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Republican who refuses to concede defeat in Kentucky governor’s race calls for statewide ‘recanvass’

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Scientists say public transport may not be a major source of coronavirus spread

Catching coronavirus on public transport is far less likely than once feared, fresh data suggests.Trains, buses and planes were earmarked as potential Covid-19 hotspots by...

Phoebe Burgess steps out without a mask after urging others to wear a face covering

Phoebe Burgess stepped out in Double Bay, Sydney without a mask despite advocating wearing a face covering to stay safe amid the coronavirus crisis...

Government extends the Help to Buy build deadline beyond December

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Thousands of BA workers facing axe must choose today between redundancy or ‘up to 50% pay cut’

British Airways staff facing the axe must decide today whether to take redundancy or face the possibility of lower wages and poorer terms and...

Violent crime climbs back to pre coronavirus lockdown levels

Violent crime rates have soared back to pre-lockdown levels amid fears that numbers could rise even further as lockdown measures are lifted and the...
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Some 5m Britons to hit the road instead of fly to holiday destinations this summer

Around 5million Britons will take the ferry or Channel Tunnel this summer to embark on a holiday by car to avoid the dramas of...

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Some 5m Britons to hit the road instead of fly to holiday destinations this summer

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Politics

Labour demands licence review of Russian state-owned broadcaster RT

Labour has written to Ofcom to review the licence of Putin-backed news agency RT after 'troubling revelations' in a bombshell report that Russia was attempting to...

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Tony Blair uses his New Year’s message to stick the boot into Jeremy Corbyn again

Tony Blair has used his New Year's message to stick the boot into Jeremy Corbyn again as he blasted Labour's worst defeat for 90...

Republican who refuses to concede defeat in Kentucky governor’s race calls for statewide ‘recanvass’

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Some 5m Britons to hit the road instead of fly to holiday destinations this summer

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