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NHS anniversary: PM to join nationwide clap to celebrate health service
People across the UK will applaud later to celebrate 72 years since the founding of the health service.
(Sun, 05 Jul 2020 02:19:45 GMT)

Coronavirus: England has first night out since lockdown
People across the country could go to pubs and restaurants after coronavirus restrictions were eased.
(Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:46:16 GMT)

Coronavirus: NHS England launches tool to aid long-term recovery
An online portal will launch in England later this month to help people with ongoing symptoms.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:30:15 GMT)

Coronavirus: Factory staff 'working while waiting for test results'
Workers at a food factory in Wrexham have been working while waiting for results, BBC Wales is told.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:13:45 GMT)

Coronavirus: New role for NHS Louisa Jordan hospital
People who have had healthcare postposed could be treated at the NHS Louisa Jordan in Glasgow.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:04:20 GMT)

Tribal Clash: Refunds row beach fitness firm 'facing bankruptcy'
Tribal Clash says there is "no cash" after cancelling events around the world because of coronavirus.
(Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:15:12 GMT)

Chelsea 3-0 Watford: Blues boost Champions League hopes with win over Hornets
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says his team will have to get used to added pressure during a nervy Premier League run-in after they beat Watford on Saturday.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 22:59:08 GMT)

Coronavirus: Couple's joy at post lockdown wedding
Trainee doctor Julia Payne, who contracted Covid-19, was originally due to marry Henry Matter in May.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 16:08:53 GMT)

Earl Cameron: British film and TV star actor dies aged 102
Earl Cameron, who died aged 102, was one of the first black actors to star on screen in 1951.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 18:13:22 GMT)

Welsh rugby star's ex to pay £1 after £1m fraud
Gareth Cooper was left bankrupt after Debra Leyshon obtained loans and mortgages in his name.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 17:44:20 GMT)

Epsom Derby: Serpentine stuns rivals to give Aidan O'Brien record eighth victory
Serpentine stuns Epsom with a runaway success at 25-1 to give trainer Aidan O'Brien a record eighth Derby win.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 17:33:11 GMT)

Cycle fundraiser Betty-Leigh Allinson wants to bike for 100 days
Betty-Leigh Allinson, who has raised more than £21,000 and was praised by David Beckham, says she feels "good" but "a bit tired".
(Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:29:58 GMT)

Coronavirus lockdowns: Where is next after Leicester?
Trends in recent infections suggest that Leicester is very different from the rest of the UK.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:59:04 GMT)

Coronavirus doctor's diary: Bradford worries about the whack-a-mole mallet
Bradford is second in the UK's Covid-19 league table, says Dr John Wright, because it's a table of inequality.
(Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:01:36 GMT)

Coronavirus: How will London's economy look after lockdown?
Experts have differing views about how the capital will emerge from the pandemic.
(Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:18:38 GMT)

Coronavirus: Contact tracing 'a steep learning curve'
Council staff who usually work in theatres and community farms are now helping tackle coronavirus.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:41:17 GMT)

Coronavirus: Widnes couple say 'I do' after clock strikes midnight
Louise Arnold and Jennifer Wilson are believed to be the first couple to marry after measures eased.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 09:11:03 GMT)

Coronavirus: South Shields Museum appeals for hair clippings
The cuttings and before-and-after photographs will form part of the museum's pandemic collection.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 11:18:34 GMT)

Coronavirus: North East 'sees vulnerable turn to sex work'
Police warn there has been an increase in reports of brothels in Newcastle during the pandemic.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 13:37:51 GMT)

Coronavirus: Don't rush for a border beer, police warn
Lockdown measures in Wales are still in force as pubs open in England on Saturday.
(Fri, 03 Jul 2020 23:36:56 GMT)

Leicester lockdown: Streets deserted in city
Residents say Leicester has a "very eerie" atmosphere and police are patrolling the streets.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 12:29:16 GMT)

Coronavirus: Shielding 'terrified' of tourism influx
People at high risk of Covid-19 are concerned about the implications of tourists descending on the South West.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 00:20:43 GMT)

Friends embrace 'Super Saturday' as pubs and bars reopen
Six young photographers document an evening out as lockdown measures are eased in England.
(Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:35:00 GMT)

Coronavirus: Before and after portraits of haircuts as hairdressers reopen
Before and after portraits as the people of Coventry visit the salon for the first time in three months
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:58:07 GMT)

Coronavirus: Why disabled people are calling for a Covid-19 inquiry
Wheelchair-user Ginny Butcher says disabled people in the UK have been abandoned during the pandemic.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 00:08:16 GMT)

Coronavirus: England enjoys lockdown easing
A major relaxation of coronavirus measures allows wedding ceremonies, cinema trips and haircuts.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 16:09:44 GMT)

Coronavirus: NI jobs outlook 'heading back to 1980s'
A detailed analysis of how pandemic has damaged economy is published by Stormont department.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 06:21:29 GMT)

Coronavirus: Where can I go on holiday? A guide to destinations
As people in England get the green light to go abroad again, here's a look at what's in store for travellers.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 10:40:08 GMT)

How Jarvis Cocker made an isolation anthem by accident
The former Pulp man on his "alive album", domestic discos, and embracing crowd surfing in his 50s.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 04:52:14 GMT)

Cold Case Whithorn sheds new light on 'cradle of Christianity'
Researchers say they give fresh insight into the spot known as Scotland's "cradle of Christianity".
(Fri, 03 Jul 2020 23:11:05 GMT)

Coronavirus: The story of a socially distant wedding
Beth Johnson and Phil Hobbs had to scale down their wedding day because of coronavirus restrictions.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 22:57:12 GMT)

Coronavirus: How deportation staff became food bank volunteers
People who usually assist with airport deportations have been helping feed those affected by the Covid-19 lockdown.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:09:58 GMT)

Coronavirus: UK PM's father says he hopes for 'air bridge' with Greece
Boris Johnson's father Stanley has defended his trip to Greece, which critics said broke lockdown rules.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 18:47:05 GMT)

Ghislaine Maxwell 'won't speak about Prince Andrew', says friend
Ghislaine Maxwell will not speak about Prince Andrew as part of a potential plea deal, according to a friend.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 14:14:21 GMT)

Coronavirus: Chris Mason has haircut live on air as barbers open
Correspondent Chris Mason celebrates 'Trimdependence Day' with the help of a PPE-wearing barber.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 12:47:09 GMT)

Coronavirus: Haircuts in the dead of night
Some salons opened their doors at midnight as lockdown restrictions in England were eased.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 09:03:34 GMT)

The Papers: Row over NHS cash pledge and PM's Huawei 5G 'ban'
Celebrations as pubs and hairdressers reopen in England also make many of Sunday's front pages.
(Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:17:38 GMT)

Islington shooting: Man in 20s shot dead
The man in his 20s died at the scene in Islington after being found with gunshot wounds, police say.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 17:26:33 GMT)

'Think carefully' before visiting English pubs, Scots warned
The advice from the national clinical director came as one English publican claimed 70% of his bookings were from Scotland.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 17:16:00 GMT)

Coronavirus: New challenges for lockdown meal delivery group
Community groups have played a vital role in recent weeks, but the challenge is changing.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 06:42:37 GMT)

Minecraft: Lockdown lesson recreates ancient island tomb
The video game Minecraft becomes the perfect inspiration for some home schooling on Bronze Age history.
(Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:20:26 GMT)

Nottingham schoolgirl creates Disney-style princess in glasses
Lowri Moore says the lack of glasses-wearing princesses makes her feel 'not beautiful enough'.
(Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:21:35 GMT)

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