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Coronavirus latest news: UK will fare better than other countries if it can contain Covid locally, UK’s national statistician says

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday announced new anti-coronavirus restrictions for bars, restaurants and public gatherings, in a move aimed at stopping a spike in infections and avoiding a new nationwide lockdown.   Under the new rules, gyms, swimming pools, cinemas and theaters will be closed, while bars and …

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Kate Middleton and Prince William visit Gavin & Stacey arcade

Kate Middleton cut a stylish figure in a recycled floral dress as she joined Prince William to visit Gavin & Stacey’s slot machine arcade in South Wales on Wednesday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, both 38, hit the real-life beachfront family attractions made famous in comedy favourite Gavin and Stacey.  The couple …

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Royal Mint rejected coin marking legalisation of gay sex

The Royal Mint rejected plans for a commemorative coin marking 50 years since the partial decriminaliation of homosexuality in England and Wales due to a perceived “lack of appeal”, according to newly-released documents. The government-owned producer of coins in the UK briefly considered introducing a limited edition coin celebrating 50 …

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Coronavirus UK: 14 new fatalities in preliminary death toll

Britain’s Covid-19 outbreak is still growing as official statistics today revealed daily infections have risen by 12 per cent in a week with the rolling average hitting a four-week high. Department of Health chiefs today announced another 845 people across the UK have tested positive for the life-threatening virus, up …

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Schools in Scotland and Wales to close

SCHOOLS in Scotland and Wales are to close from the end of this week, it was announced today. In a briefing in Edinburgh, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon conceded that closures were now inevitable, with a number of schools across Scotland already closed due to staff shortages. The Welsh government said that it …

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