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Man guilty of murdering pregnant ex-girlfriend and killing their unborn child

National News July 10, 2020 at 3:23 pm

A man has been found guilty of murdering his heavily pregnant ex-girlfriend and killing their unborn child.

R number rises slightly in England following lockdown easing

National News July 10, 2020 at 1:21 pm

The R number – a key measure of how fast coronavirus is spreading – has risen slightly in England to reach between 0.8 and 1.

RAF flypast as nation bids final farewell to Dame Vera Lynn

National News July 10, 2020 at 11:43 am

Dame Vera Lynn has been honoured with an RAF flypast over her Sussex home as fellow villagers lined the streets to say farewell.

‘Nervousness’ as ban on families visiting care homes set to be relaxed

National News July 10, 2020 at 8:26 am

There is “nervousness” in the care sector as restrictions on family visits are due to be eased by the government.

Primodos scandal: ‘Significant’ changes were made to key report

National News July 9, 2020 at 11:26 pm

After four long decades, the families who campaigned for justice after taking the pregnancy test drug Primodos finally had their apology in parliament.

What beauty treatments can I get? Will I have to wear a mask in the gym?

National News July 9, 2020 at 8:28 pm

The government has announced the latest easing of England’s lockdown, with beauty salons, gyms, leisure centres and pools allowed to reopen this month.

European countries aren’t happy with the prospect of UK tourists

National News July 9, 2020 at 6:17 pm

People in four European countries are more likely to oppose tourists visiting from the UK over summer than they are visitors from the rest of the continent, a new survey has found.

Cricket star Michael Holding breaks down on camera discussing racism

National News July 9, 2020 at 6:10 pm

Former West Indies cricketer Michael Holding broke down in tears live on camera while discussing racism his parents faced in the past.

UK quarantine rules end for travellers from dozens of countries

National News July 9, 2020 at 5:21 pm

Quarantine rules end today for people travelling to the UK from more than 70 countries and British Overseas Territories.

Johnny Depp ‘used his blood to paint mirrors and walls during drug-fuelled ordeal’

National News July 9, 2020 at 4:37 pm

Actor Johnny Depp used his sliced finger to daub graffiti on a mirror and walls in blood and paint during an alleged drug-fuelled “three-day ordeal” he put his ex-wife Amber Heard through in Australia, the High Court has been told.