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Exercise instructors and gym equipment recommended for care homes post-lockdown

Exercise instructors and gym equipment recommended for care homes post-lockdown

Exercise instructors and gym equipment recommended for care homes post-lockdown

08 October 2020

Residents needed ongoing support following long periods of inactivity and reduced social interaction, a report said.


State school pupils less likely to have access to counselling support on site

State school pupils less likely to have access to counselling support on site

State school pupils less likely to have access to counselling support on site

08 October 2020

A think tank report is calling on the government to ensure there is mental health provision in every school.


Woman arrested over doctor and daughter double murder

Woman arrested over doctor and daughter double murder

Woman arrested over doctor and daughter double murder

08 October 2020

She was held by detectives investigating murder of Dr Saman Mir Sacharvi, 49, and her daughter, Vian Mangrio, 14


Paralympian peer tells of ‘nightmare’ after being cleared of sexual assault

Paralympian peer tells of ‘nightmare’ after being cleared of sexual assault

Paralympian peer tells of ‘nightmare’ after being cleared of sexual assault

08 October 2020

Lord Holmes, who went blind almost overnight at the age of 14, had explained to the jury he used touch to get a sense of the people around him.


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

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

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

08 October 2020

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf currently have the highest rates.


UK visitors to Italy must take coronavirus test

UK visitors to Italy must take coronavirus test

UK visitors to Italy must take coronavirus test

08 October 2020

Visitors who arrive at airports where testing is not available will be required to self-isolate and take a test at an alternative facility.


Son who decapitated mother and placed head in freezer jailed for life

Son who decapitated mother and placed head in freezer jailed for life

Son who decapitated mother and placed head in freezer jailed for life

08 October 2020

Philip Tarver, 47, must serve at least 19 years for the killing of his elderly mother Angela at the family home in Woking, Surrey.


Harry and Meghan discuss Covid-19’s impact on girls’ education with Malala

Harry and Meghan discuss Covid-19’s impact on girls’ education with Malala

Harry and Meghan discuss Covid-19’s impact on girls’ education with Malala

08 October 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s video chat with the Nobel Peace Prize winner will be released to mark International Day of the Girl on Sunday.


Jailed terrorist handed life sentence for attempted murder of prison guard

Jailed terrorist handed life sentence for attempted murder of prison guard

Jailed terrorist handed life sentence for attempted murder of prison guard

08 October 2020

Brusthom Ziamani was found guilty of attempted murder by an Old Bailey jury.


More than 1,000 students test positive for coronavirus at Newcastle University

More than 1,000 students test positive for coronavirus at Newcastle University

More than 1,000 students test positive for coronavirus at Newcastle University

08 October 2020

The outbreak was larger than one which was announced at neighbouring Northumbria University last week.


Portraits of daily life commissioned by Queen Victoria could fetch £25,000

Portraits of daily life commissioned by Queen Victoria could fetch £25,000

Portraits of daily life commissioned by Queen Victoria could fetch £25,000

08 October 2020

The images were taken by experimental photographer Alexander Lamont Henderson in the late 19th century.


‘Simply unconscionable’ for PM to denigrate legal profession, warns top lawyer

‘Simply unconscionable’ for PM to denigrate legal profession, warns top lawyer

‘Simply unconscionable’ for PM to denigrate legal profession, warns top lawyer

08 October 2020

Boris Johnson has come under fire for comments about ‘lefty human rights lawyers’.


British father relying on donations for ‘last chance’ life-saving surgery abroad

British father relying on donations for ‘last chance’ life-saving surgery abroad

British father relying on donations for ‘last chance’ life-saving surgery abroad

08 October 2020

Ben Wolfenden said he has three months to live.


Arts workers condemn ‘incredibly insulting’ Rishi Sunak

Arts workers condemn ‘incredibly insulting’ Rishi Sunak

Arts workers condemn ‘incredibly insulting’ Rishi Sunak

08 October 2020

Those within the industry argue that, before lockdown, it was not only thriving but providing a financial boost to other sectors.


Sats exams and inspections in schools ‘should be abandoned to prevent more harm’

Sats exams and inspections in schools ‘should be abandoned to prevent more harm’

Sats exams and inspections in schools ‘should be abandoned to prevent more harm’

08 October 2020

More than three in four teachers think the poorest pupils will be unfairly penalised if testing and inspections go ahead as normal in primary schools.


Rapid bedside testing ‘faster than standard centralised testing for Covid-19’

Rapid bedside testing ‘faster than standard centralised testing for Covid-19’

Rapid bedside testing ‘faster than standard centralised testing for Covid-19’

08 October 2020

Researchers say rapid testing may improve infection control in hospitals.


Lorries crossing the Channel will require Kent access permit

Lorries crossing the Channel will require Kent access permit

Lorries crossing the Channel will require Kent access permit

08 October 2020

Ministers say the measure is necessary to keep the roads clear after the end of the Brexit transition period.


High street footfall down in September amid tighter restrictions

High street footfall down in September amid tighter restrictions

High street footfall down in September amid tighter restrictions

08 October 2020

The latest BRC-ShopperTrack footfall monitor revealed that UK retail footfall decreased by 30.1% in September compared to the same month last year.


Why are there plans to shut pubs and restaurants in parts of northern England?

Why are there plans to shut pubs and restaurants in parts of northern England?

Why are there plans to shut pubs and restaurants in parts of northern England?

08 October 2020

Of the 10 areas with the highest rates per 100,000 people, only Nottingham is outside the north of England.


Nicola Sturgeon: I have nothing to hide from Alex Salmond inquiry

Nicola Sturgeon: I have nothing to hide from Alex Salmond inquiry

Nicola Sturgeon: I have nothing to hide from Alex Salmond inquiry

08 October 2020

The First Minister has said she had forgotten about a meeting in which she was first told of accusations against him.


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