People told to shield eight times more likely to get Covid 19 study suggests
People advised to shield during the first wave of the pandemic were eight times more likely to get Covid-19 and five times as likely to die following infection than the general population, a study has indicated..
Frog that became extinct in England reintroduced to its former home
A type of frog extinct in England since the mid-1990s has been reintroduced to its former home, after animals were flown in from Sweden and first established at a secret site in Norfolk..
Two teenage boys found guilty of murdering 13 year old Olly Stephens
Two 14-year-old boys have been found guilty or murdering a teenage boy who was âluredâ to a park in Reading and fatally stabbed..
5000 reward offered to help find stolen Laurel and Hardy statues
A Â£5,000 reward is being offered for the safe return of two life-sized figures of comics Laurel and Hardy..
Police warning after six people die in Scotlands waters in just over 24 hours
Police are urging people to âexercise extreme cautionâ when swimming in lochs and rivers after six people â including four young boys â died in a series of tragic incidents..
Labour vows to transform economy with new deal for working people
Labour will launch its ânew deal for working peopleâ that promises to âfundamentally changeâ the economy..
Nearly 600 migrants intercepted as attempted English Channel crossings continue
A total of 378 migrants were detained by the UK authorities in 12 incidents on Sunday..
Failure to hit vaccine target for Scots aged 40 49 humiliating Labour says
Amost a quarter of Scots aged 40 to 49 have still not had two doses despite Nicola Sturgeon expecting them all to be fully vaccinated by Monday..
Migrants intercepted as attempted English Channel crossings continue
A number of small boats carrying migrants have been intercepted attempting to cross the English Channel..
Thousands run through London in first mass 10k since lockdown was lifted
Roads across central London were closed for the event with crowds cheering the runners..
Chelsie Giles wins Team GBs first medal of Tokyo 2020 with judo bronze
Coventry judoka Chelsie Giles claimed Great Britainâs first medal of the Tokyo Olympics, winning bronze after defeating Switzerlandâs Fabienne Kocher in the womenâs -52kg repechage.
Adam Peaty eases into 100m breaststroke final as he aims to retain Olympic title
Adam Peaty stayed on course to become the first British swimmer to retain an Olympic title after sailing into the final of the menâs 100 metres breaststroke alongside compatriot James Wilby..
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