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Covid: Which areas are being mass tested for new variants?

1 March 2021 - 5:24pm
The government hopes "surge" testing will reduce transmission of new variants of Covid-19.

How rape allegations have rocked Australian politics

1 March 2021 - 5:16pm
A political adviser's accusation has prompted other women to come forward with their own allegations.

More pitch talk in media than by England players - Leach

1 March 2021 - 4:17pm
England's Jack Leach agrees with India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's comments that "we need to get over" the debate over pitches.

Newcastle face civil claims over behaviour of ex-employee jailed for sexual abuse

1 March 2021 - 4:05pm
Newcastle are facing several civil claims regarding the behaviour of former employee George Ormond, who in 2018 received a 20-year jail sentence for multiple cases of sexual abuse.

Heathrow Airport seven-hour queues 'inhumane', say passengers

1 March 2021 - 3:57pm
Travellers complain of having to queue for up to seven hours because of new Covid measures at border control.

Shrewsbury boss Cotterill readmitted to hospital

1 March 2021 - 3:47pm
Coronavirus-hit Shrewsbury Town manager Steve Cotterill is readmitted to hospital - a fortnight after being released.

Brazil variant: Why hasn't the UK banned all international flights?

1 March 2021 - 3:27pm
The UK has not banned international travel despite the emergence of coronavirus variants overseas.

Covid: Download Festival cancelled for second year

1 March 2021 - 3:23pm
The rock and metal festival had been due to take place at Donington Park at the start of June.

Prosthetist fundraising £300,000 for a bionic arm after cycling accident

1 March 2021 - 3:13pm
Jim Ashworth-Beaumont needs the prosthetic after being involved in a cycling accident last year.

Covid: Can I go on furlough and will it be extended?

1 March 2021 - 2:49pm
The chancellor is being urged to extend the furlough scheme until summer at the earliest

Covid-19: PM defends border measures to prevent Brazilian variant entering UK

1 March 2021 - 2:17pm
It comes as the search continues for a person in England infected with the Brazilian variant.

Prince Philip transferred to second hospital for heart condition tests

1 March 2021 - 2:16pm
The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, will undergo testing and observation for a pre-existing heart condition.

Recipeasly: Food website removed after blogger backlash

1 March 2021 - 2:15pm
Copying content without consent could be a breach of copyright, lawyers say.

Sarkozy: Former French president sentenced to jail for corruption

1 March 2021 - 2:15pm
The former president is found guilty of trying to bribe a magistrate but can serve the term at home.

Barcelona: Catalan police make several arrests over financial issues at Spanish club

1 March 2021 - 2:04pm
Catalan police make several arrests after searching the offices of La Liga side Barcelona.

Covid: Family camping on cliff edge fined for lockdown breach

1 March 2021 - 1:46pm
The family had pitched their tent in a "perilous position" in a landslip-prone area, officials say.

Arsenal's Katie McCabe scores stunner into top corner to seal Aston Villa win

1 March 2021 - 1:39pm
Katie McCabe scores a stunner in the top corner as Arsenal convincingly beat Aston Villa 4-0 in the Women's Super League.

Match of the Day 2: 'It's an absolute mess' - Shearer and Murphy on Man Utd penalty row

1 March 2021 - 1:32pm
Match of the Day's Alan Shearer and Danny Murphy debate the penalty row in the Chelsea v Man Utd game and the wider issues around rule changes.

Covid: Teachers' risk 'similar' to other under-65s

1 March 2021 - 1:05pm
The study measured infection rates in school staff and pupils in November and December.

When does the stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland end?

1 March 2021 - 12:59pm
Stamp duty changes introduced to boost the housing market are due to end in March.


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