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England ordered to play game behind closed doors after disorder at Euro 2020 final

National News October 18, 2021 at 3:03 pm

England have been ordered to play their next UEFA competition match behind closed doors following disorder surrounding the Euro 2020 final at Wembley in the summer.

Doctor says treating football fan who had cardiac arrest in stands was ‘very difficult’

National News October 18, 2021 at 2:07 pm

A doctor who helped a football fan who collapsed in the stands during Newcastle’s game against Tottenham says treating him on the terraces was “very difficult”.

Southend to become a city, PM announces as he leads tributes to Sir David Amess

National News October 18, 2021 at 1:53 pm

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told MPs that Southend will be accorded city status – a long-running campaign of Sir David Amess – as he led tributes to the killed MP.

‘I’m determined to come back’: Newsreader announces cancer has spread

National News October 18, 2021 at 12:34 pm

Newsreader George Alagiah said he is “determined to come back” as his agent confirmed the presenter is dealing with a “further spread of cancer” and is to take a break from broadcasting.

What is the Online Safety Bill and why are some people worried about it?

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:59 am

Following the murder of Sir David Amess and an arrest after another MP was emailed a death threat, senior figures in Westminster are decrying the abuse directed towards politicians over the internet.

Man who organised footballer Emiliano Sala’s flight admits one charge ahead of trial

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:33 am

A man due to stand trial on charges linked to the plane crash which killed Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala has pleaded guilty to one count.

Sir David Amess’s family visit church where he was murdered

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:28 am

Sir David Amess’s family have visited the church where the MP was murdered on Friday.

Infrared light therapy could help people living with dementia, scientists say

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:14 am

Scientists have said that infrared light therapy could potentially help people living with dementia.

US Capitol riot shows what happens when you ‘whip up a mob’, Speaker warns after MP’s murder

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:07 am

Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has warned the US Capitol riots show what happens when you “whip up a mob” as he called for more respect after the murder of Sir David Amess.

Emiliano Sala: David Henderson pleads guilty to flight charge

BBC Wales Sport October 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

David Henderson admits a charge relating to the flight in which footballer Emiliano Sala died.