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What's not being allowed out of lockdown

June 24, 2020

Swimming pools, gyms, and beauty salons are among the businesses left out of the government’s plan to re-open as part of the latest phase of easing lockdown. On Tuesday, Boris […]

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Underworld holds the key to John 'Goldfinger' Palmer's murder

June 24, 2020

The criminal underworld holds the key to the shooting of notorious gangster John “Goldfinger” Palmer according to detectives investigating his death. Five years to the day after he was gunned […]

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More than £100 million pledged to keep homeless off the streets after lockdown

June 23, 2020

The government has committed more money to stop thousands of homeless people returning to the streets after charities warned they could be evicted from hotels as lockdown is eased. Rough […]

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Joy in Downing Street at virus handling is predicated on one big bet

June 23, 2020

There is a lot to cheer about right now in 10 Downing Street. The government has managed to stick to its timetable – devised two months ago – for lifting […]

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Mother of autistic man held in solitary confinement fears for his safety

June 23, 2020

The mother of an autistic man detained in mental health services for 14 years has told Sky News she fears for her son’s safety because of the “appalling” care provided […]

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'There was a lot of blood': Witness describes Reading attack suspect's arrest

June 23, 2020

A man has described the moment he saw an unarmed police officer rugby tackle the suspect in the Reading knife attack to the ground. The witness, Sydney McDonald, said he […]

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'It's not risk-free': Scientific advisers admit concerns as PM eases lockdown

June 23, 2020

Evidence of a growing rift between Boris Johnson and his most senior scientific and medical advisers was laid bare within hours of his announcement of measures to ease the lockdown. […]

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Couples moving at a faster pace during lockdown, experts say

June 23, 2020

The coronavirus lockdown has led to a wave of “turbo relationships” where couples have moved at a much faster pace than they would otherwise, experts say.  New couples who have […]

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JD Sports buys back Go Outdoors after pushing it into administration

June 23, 2020

JD Sports has bought back its Go Outdoors chain for £56.5m after putting it into administration. The move will “preserve as many jobs as possible”, JD Sports said, with a […]

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Coronavirus lockdown drives record internet use

June 23, 2020

Internet users in the UK are spending a record-breaking amount of time online during the lockdown, according to a new Ofcom report. During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in […]

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