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COVID-19: ‘Vast majority’ of over-80s should be vaccinated before jabs offered to over-70s, minister says | UK News

January 19, 2021

The “vast majority” of over-80s and care home residents should be vaccinated before local areas move on to giving jabs to lower priority groups, a cabinet minister has told Sky […]

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HSBC to shut 82 bank branches as customers shift online

January 19, 2021

HSBC has announced plans to shut 82 UK branches this year after a shift towards telephone and internet banking. SKY UK News

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Nicola Sturgeon faces more questions over Alex Salmond bullying claims after internal emails leaked | UK News

January 19, 2021

A media enquiry by Sky News has led to questions over what Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon knew of bullying concerns surrounding the office of her predecessor Alex Salmond. When […]

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COVID-19: One in eight had coronavirus in England by December last year, survey estimates | UK News

January 19, 2021

At least one in eight people in England had had COVID-19 by December last year, new survey data estimates. The figures for private households come from the Office for National […]

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UK weather: Major incident triggered in South Yorkshire as Storm Christoph barrels towards UK | UK News

January 19, 2021

Storm Christoph’s imminent arrival has triggered a major incident in South Yorkshire – ahead of strong winds, widespread flooding and snowfall. An amber weather warning has been put in place […]

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England and Wales register 17,751 deaths in week up to 8 January | UK News

January 19, 2021

There were 17,751 deaths registered in England and Wales in the week ending 8 January – up 7,682 on the preceding week, new figures show. Of the deaths registered, 6,057 […]

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England and Wales register 17,751 deaths in week up to 8 January | UK News

January 19, 2021

There were 17,751 deaths registered in England and Wales in the week ending 8 January – up 7,682 on the preceding week, new figures show. The Office for National Statistics […]

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COVID-19: Health Secretary Matt Hancock self-isolating after being ‘pinged’ by NHS app | Politics News

January 19, 2021

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has revealed he is self-isolating for the next six days after being “pinged” by the NHS coronavirus app. In a video posted to his Twitter account […]

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COVID-19: Sunak urged to extend furlough scheme before budget | Business News

January 19, 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been urged by the CBI to extend the government’s furlough and business rates holiday schemes – and to act before March’s budget. The business group said […]

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COVID-19: ‘Grave concerns’ over risk from huge court backlog as cases mount | UK News

January 19, 2021

The criminal justice system in England and Wales is facing an “unprecedented and very serious” threat as the backlog in court cases continues to grow during the pandemic. Four top […]

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