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Heavy rain brings risk of flooding in wake of battering from Storm Alex

Heavy rain brings risk of flooding in wake of battering from Storm Alex

Heavy rain brings risk of flooding in wake of battering from Storm Alex

02 October 2020

Amber weather warnings for rain are in place for Wales, the West Midlands, south-west England and parts of eastern Scotland on Saturday.


Trump taken to military hospital after Covid-19 diagnosis

Trump taken to military hospital after Covid-19 diagnosis

Trump taken to military hospital after Covid-19 diagnosis

02 October 2020

The president is being taken to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre.


IRA bomb memorial badly vandalised

IRA bomb memorial badly vandalised

IRA bomb memorial badly vandalised

02 October 2020

Eight servicemen were killed in the Ballygawley blast in Co Tyrone in 1988.


Students should not foot blame for Northumbria outbreak, pupils and parents say

Students should not foot blame for Northumbria outbreak, pupils and parents say

Students should not foot blame for Northumbria outbreak, pupils and parents say

02 October 2020

More than 750 students at the university are self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19.


Two men shot dead in Dudley are named as police make second arrest

Two men shot dead in Dudley are named as police make second arrest

Two men shot dead in Dudley are named as police make second arrest

02 October 2020

The victims are William Henry, 31, and Brian McIntosh, 29, West Midlands Police said.


Dowden visits cinema after independent sector receives £650,000 in Covid funding

Dowden visits cinema after independent sector receives £650,000 in Covid funding

Dowden visits cinema after independent sector receives £650,000 in Covid funding

02 October 2020

Reel Cinemas’ outlet in Borehamwood was among 42 cinemas to share the fund.


WHO sends prayers to Donald Trump following Covid diagnosis

WHO sends prayers to Donald Trump following Covid diagnosis

WHO sends prayers to Donald Trump following Covid diagnosis

02 October 2020

US President Donald Trump, 74, is showing mild symptoms of coronavirus after he and first lady Melania tested positive.


Speed record holder who died in Porsche crash was greatly admired, family says

Speed record holder who died in Porsche crash was greatly admired, family says

Speed record holder who died in Porsche crash was greatly admired, family says

02 October 2020

Zef Eisenberg already cheated death at the same airfield four years before the fatal smash near York.


Police investigating Margaret Ferrier MP over reported coronavirus law breaches

Police investigating Margaret Ferrier MP over reported coronavirus law breaches

Police investigating Margaret Ferrier MP over reported coronavirus law breaches

02 October 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the MP should resign after it emerged she travelled from Westminster to Glasgow after testing positive.


Football mascot to run virtual London marathon around pitch for charity

Football mascot to run virtual London marathon around pitch for charity

Football mascot to run virtual London marathon around pitch for charity

02 October 2020

James Whaley, Grimsby Town’s Mighty Mariner, is raising money for a charity that helps terminally ill children.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in London

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in London

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in London

02 October 2020

Redbridge continues to record the highest rate in the capital, followed by Newham and Hounslow.


PM says health concerns after Covid battle are ‘sinister disinformation’

PM says health concerns after Covid battle are ‘sinister disinformation’

PM says health concerns after Covid battle are ‘sinister disinformation’

02 October 2020

There have been reports that Boris Johnson is considering standing down next year following his recovery from coronavirus.


PM apologises for ‘bad experiences’ faced by people seeking Covid-19 test

PM apologises for ‘bad experiences’ faced by people seeking Covid-19 test

PM apologises for ‘bad experiences’ faced by people seeking Covid-19 test

02 October 2020

The Prime Minister also blamed a ‘fraying of discipline’ over the summer period for the recent spike in cases.


Taoiseach says the last thing Europe needs is blow caused by no-deal Brexit

Taoiseach says the last thing Europe needs is blow caused by no-deal Brexit

Taoiseach says the last thing Europe needs is blow caused by no-deal Brexit

02 October 2020

Micheal Martin pointed out the continent was already dealing with the fallout from the pandemic.


More than 750 students test positive for Covid-19 at Northumbria University

More than 750 students test positive for Covid-19 at Northumbria University

More than 750 students test positive for Covid-19 at Northumbria University

02 October 2020

The university is among more than 50 institutions to have confirmed coronavirus cases in recent weeks, as thousands of students return to campuses.


Johnson urges EU to be ‘common-sensical’ as post-Brexit trade deal within grasp

Johnson urges EU to be ‘common-sensical’ as post-Brexit trade deal within grasp

Johnson urges EU to be ‘common-sensical’ as post-Brexit trade deal within grasp

02 October 2020

The European Commission has warned the most ‘difficult issues’ are still to be resolved.


Government vows to provide refuge to most vulnerable in wake of asylum row

Government vows to provide refuge to most vulnerable in wake of asylum row

Government vows to provide refuge to most vulnerable in wake of asylum row

02 October 2020

It follows a backlash over reports of ideas to change the system.


Adaptive surfers gather for annual competition

Adaptive surfers gather for annual competition

Adaptive surfers gather for annual competition

02 October 2020

It is the first time the English Adaptive Surfing Open has taken place on an inland surfing lake and is being held at The Wave in Bristol


Murder inquiry after ‘unexplained’ deaths of doctor and her teenage daughter

Murder inquiry after ‘unexplained’ deaths of doctor and her teenage daughter

Murder inquiry after ‘unexplained’ deaths of doctor and her teenage daughter

02 October 2020

Dr Saman Mir Sacharvi, 49, and her daughter, Vian Magrio, 14, were found by police at their fire damaged home in Burnley, Lancs on Thursday


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

02 October 2020

Manchester currently has the second highest rate in England, behind Burnley.


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