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In Pictures: The best images from Scotland in 2020

In Pictures: The best images from Scotland in 2020

In Pictures: The best images from Scotland in 2020

27 December 2020

A look back at some of the best pictures in a year dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic.


Sunak says Brexit allows UK to ‘do things a bit differently’

Sunak says Brexit allows UK to ‘do things a bit differently’

Sunak says Brexit allows UK to ‘do things a bit differently’

27 December 2020

The Chancellor’s comments came as Boris Johnson conceded his trade deal with Brussels may fall short of his desires for the industry.


Lottery bosses ‘desperate’ to find mystery £1.8m EuroMillions lottery winner

Lottery bosses ‘desperate’ to find mystery £1.8m EuroMillions lottery winner

Lottery bosses ‘desperate’ to find mystery £1.8m EuroMillions lottery winner

27 December 2020

A player who bought a ticket for the December 11 draw in West Lothian is still to claim their prize.


Johnson’s Brexit trade deal risks erosion of workers’ rights, analysis warns

Johnson’s Brexit trade deal risks erosion of workers’ rights, analysis warns

Johnson’s Brexit trade deal risks erosion of workers’ rights, analysis warns

27 December 2020

The Prime Minister has insisted that the UK will not regress on workers’ rights and environmental protections.


Man walks around the world without leaving his home city

Man walks around the world without leaving his home city

Man walks around the world without leaving his home city

27 December 2020

Limerick’s Vinod Bajaj believes he is the first man to walk the equivalent distance.


Winds top more than 100mph as Storm Bella gives way to ice and snow

Winds top more than 100mph as Storm Bella gives way to ice and snow

Winds top more than 100mph as Storm Bella gives way to ice and snow

27 December 2020

Yellow weather warnings for ice and snow are in place.


RSPCA issues warning over ‘cruel’ glue traps after caught cat dies

RSPCA issues warning over ‘cruel’ glue traps after caught cat dies

RSPCA issues warning over ‘cruel’ glue traps after caught cat dies

27 December 2020

Miles was found stuck to four rodent traps, but had to be put down.


What will 2021 have in store for the royal family?

What will 2021 have in store for the royal family?

What will 2021 have in store for the royal family?

27 December 2020

After a challenging 2020, the Windsors are preparing for the arrival of two new additions, a 100th birthday and a 12-month evaluation of Megxit.


The retailers which disappeared from UK high streets in 2020

The retailers which disappeared from UK high streets in 2020

The retailers which disappeared from UK high streets in 2020

27 December 2020

Carphone Warehouse and Mothercare were among major brands closing their stores this year.


In Pictures: Highlights from Wales in 2020

In Pictures: Highlights from Wales in 2020

In Pictures: Highlights from Wales in 2020

27 December 2020

The best images from Wales over the past 12 months.


Boris Johnson’s son Wilfred pictured taking part in charity scheme

Boris Johnson’s son Wilfred pictured taking part in charity scheme

Boris Johnson’s son Wilfred pictured taking part in charity scheme

27 December 2020

The eight-month-old was snapped adding antlers to a picture of a reindeer using his fingers and brown paint.


Weather warnings in place as Storm Bella moves through UK

Weather warnings in place as Storm Bella moves through UK

Weather warnings in place as Storm Bella moves through UK

27 December 2020

On Saturday evening a gust of 83mph was recorded at Aberdaron in north Wales.


Pink Pants-er: Mystery smalls make top 10 list of weird beach clean finds

Pink Pants-er: Mystery smalls make top 10 list of weird beach clean finds

Pink Pants-er: Mystery smalls make top 10 list of weird beach clean finds

27 December 2020

Astronaut Tim Peake found the lacy undies while helping on a Marine Conservation Society litter pick.


Footage rereleased of man who disappeared 28 years ago

Footage rereleased of man who disappeared 28 years ago

Footage rereleased of man who disappeared 28 years ago

27 December 2020

Steven Clark’s disappearance is being treated as murder following a cold case review by Cleveland Police.


Fish, sulphur, and burnt toast among scents haunting long Covid patients

Fish, sulphur, and burnt toast among scents haunting long Covid patients

Fish, sulphur, and burnt toast among scents haunting long Covid patients

27 December 2020

Thousands of long Covid patients have lost their sense of taste and smell for more than three months – and some are experiencing smell distortion.


Parents baffled by children’s gaming slang

Parents baffled by children’s gaming slang

Parents baffled by children’s gaming slang

27 December 2020

YouTuber Ali-A has provided definitions of popular terms to help parents understand their gaming children.


From new beginnings for beavers to late snow in Snowdonia: A year in review

From new beginnings for beavers to late snow in Snowdonia: A year in review

From new beginnings for beavers to late snow in Snowdonia: A year in review

27 December 2020

How the year panned out for weather and wildlife, according to the National Trust.


Fall Guys came at right time for people during pandemic, lead designer says

Fall Guys came at right time for people during pandemic, lead designer says

Fall Guys came at right time for people during pandemic, lead designer says

27 December 2020

The game’s release offered ‘something cosy’ after a number of ‘gritty, dark single-player games’, Joe Walsh said.


Climate extremes result in wildlife winners and losers in 2020

Climate extremes result in wildlife winners and losers in 2020

Climate extremes result in wildlife winners and losers in 2020

27 December 2020

The absence of people due to lockdown gave nature free rein in areas that would normally be tourist hotspots, National Trust says.


World battered by billion-pound disasters linked to climate change in 2020

World battered by billion-pound disasters linked to climate change in 2020

World battered by billion-pound disasters linked to climate change in 2020

27 December 2020

Major events with huge price tags include storms Ciara and Alex which hit the UK and Europe this year, a Christian Aid report has shown.


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