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COVID-19: Police pelted with bottles while breaking up lockdown warehouse rave | UK News

November 30, 2020

Police have arrested one man and handed out 100 fines after an illegal party was held in Birmingham on Saturday.West Midlands Police was called to an abandoned warehouse in Digbeth […]

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Biggest overhaul of farming in 50 years unveiled to tackle climate change | UK News

November 30, 2020

The biggest overhaul of agricultural policies in half a century has been unveiled by the government in a bid to create more sustainable farming and tackle climate change. It will […]

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Queen thanks ‘wonderful’ efforts of Commonwealth volunteers in video call | UK News

November 29, 2020

The Queen has thanked Commonwealth volunteers for their “wonderful” efforts during a chatty video call. The first volunteer to receive the Commonwealth Points of Light award during the call was […]

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UK drug manufacturing given £20m boost to deal with future pandemics | UK News

November 29, 2020

The UK’s medicine manufacturing industry is being given a £20m boost to help the response to future pandemics, the prime minister has announced.  NHS leaders and charities had been urging […]

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People with Down’s syndrome charged to be allowed to go to college during pandemic | UK News

November 29, 2020

GPs have been charging people with Down’s syndrome for letters allowing them to go to college, despite them being on the COVID-19 clinically vulnerable list, Sky News has learned. Ahead […]

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COVID-19: Santa’s grottos and carol singing allowed in new Christmas guidance | UK News

November 29, 2020

Santa’s grottos, nativity plays and door-to-door carol singing will be permitted once lockdown ends, according to new Christmas guidance. New government advice says grottos will be allowed in all tiers […]

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COVID-19: UK records another 12,155 cases and 215 deaths | UK News

November 29, 2020

Another 12,155 COVID-19 cases and 215 deaths of people who have tested positive for the virus have been recorded in the UK in the past 24 hours. The number of […]

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Mairead Philpott: Mother who killed six children in fire freed from jail | UK News

November 29, 2020

A mother who killed her six children in a fire has been freed from prison after serving just half of her 17-year sentence. Mairead Philpott, 39, was jailed back in […]

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British hiker Esther Dingley goes missing in the Pyrenees | UK News

November 29, 2020

A British woman who has spent six years travelling around Europe in a camper van has gone missing in the Pyrenees. Esther Dingley, 37, was on top of the Pic […]

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Bird flu: Thousands of turkeys to be culled after outbreak at North Yorkshire farm | UK News

November 29, 2020

More than 10,000 turkeys are to be culled at a farm in North Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said avian […]

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