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First case of Covid-19 reinfection reported by researchers in Hong Kong

First case of Covid-19 reinfection reported by researchers in Hong Kong

First case of Covid-19 reinfection reported by researchers in Hong Kong

24 August 2020

The findings could have significant implications for the development of vaccines.


‘Agent provocateur’ involved in New IRA probe, lawyer contends

‘Agent provocateur’ involved in New IRA probe, lawyer contends

‘Agent provocateur’ involved in New IRA probe, lawyer contends

24 August 2020

The claim came as six people appeared before Belfast Magistrates’ Court accused of directing terrorism.


Women should avoid caffeine completely during pregnancy, study says

Women should avoid caffeine completely during pregnancy, study says

Women should avoid caffeine completely during pregnancy, study says

24 August 2020

Current guidance on safe limits of caffeine are not supported by the evidence, researchers said.


Virgin Atlantic launches free Covid-19 insurance cover for customers

Virgin Atlantic launches free Covid-19 insurance cover for customers

Virgin Atlantic launches free Covid-19 insurance cover for customers

24 August 2020

All existing and new bookings for travel until March 31 next year will have the cover automatically applied.


‘Dream come true’ for four-year-old as 150 bikers wish him happy birthday

‘Dream come true’ for four-year-old as 150 bikers wish him happy birthday

‘Dream come true’ for four-year-old as 150 bikers wish him happy birthday

24 August 2020

Jayden Walters, who has a rare condition, had his birthday wish granted when local bikers sang him happy birthday.


Fresh warning to holidaymakers with Storm Francis heading to UK

Fresh warning to holidaymakers with Storm Francis heading to UK

Fresh warning to holidaymakers with Storm Francis heading to UK

24 August 2020

Heavy rainfall and strong winds are expected to arrive in the west of England overnight.


European Commission president requests further details on Hogan golf dinner

European Commission president requests further details on Hogan golf dinner

European Commission president requests further details on Hogan golf dinner

24 August 2020

Pressure has been building on commissioner Phil Hogan to step down from the EU role.


PM ‘sorry for any distress’ caused after Government’s handling of exam results

PM ‘sorry for any distress’ caused after Government’s handling of exam results

PM ‘sorry for any distress’ caused after Government’s handling of exam results

24 August 2020

Boris Johnson defied calls to return amid the A-level results fiasco which left his education secretary Gavin Williamson hanging onto his job.


Jail for ‘brazen’ taxidermist who traded in endangered species

Jail for ‘brazen’ taxidermist who traded in endangered species

Jail for ‘brazen’ taxidermist who traded in endangered species

24 August 2020

Aaron Halstead operated a taxidermy business to fund his education.


Sea crash tragedy siblings found clinging to each other, mourners told

Sea crash tragedy siblings found clinging to each other, mourners told

Sea crash tragedy siblings found clinging to each other, mourners told

24 August 2020

John Mullan and his children Tomas and Amelia died after their car plunged into water at Lough Foyle last Thursday.


Worldwide Covid-19 vaccination rollout ‘in the interest of all countries’ – WHO

Worldwide Covid-19 vaccination rollout ‘in the interest of all countries’ – WHO

Worldwide Covid-19 vaccination rollout ‘in the interest of all countries’ – WHO

24 August 2020

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said ‘vaccine nationalism’ would only help the virus spread.


Santas taught how to make Christmas safe in year of pandemic

Santas taught how to make Christmas safe in year of pandemic

Santas taught how to make Christmas safe in year of pandemic

24 August 2020

The Santas were taught grotto management among other skills.


KFC to pause Finger Lickin’ Good slogan amid pandemic

KFC to pause Finger Lickin’ Good slogan amid pandemic

KFC to pause Finger Lickin’ Good slogan amid pandemic

24 August 2020

The company has released new images of its advertising posters with the well-known slogan blurred and pixelated.


Downing Street on Proms row: PM believes in tackling substance not symbols

Downing Street on Proms row: PM believes in tackling substance not symbols

Downing Street on Proms row: PM believes in tackling substance not symbols

24 August 2020

The BBC is said to be discussing whether to drop Rule Britannia! and Land of Hope and Glory from the finale.


Online booking system under fire as some face 350-mile round trip for Covid test

Online booking system under fire as some face 350-mile round trip for Covid test

Online booking system under fire as some face 350-mile round trip for Covid test

24 August 2020

Glitches in the online booking system mean some people with Covid symptoms could be told to take a six-hour round trip for a test.


Rainbow on rails: Pride train with all-LGBT+ crew to make inaugural journey

Rainbow on rails: Pride train with all-LGBT+ crew to make inaugural journey

Rainbow on rails: Pride train with all-LGBT+ crew to make inaugural journey

24 August 2020

The train will carry what’s thought to be the biggest Pride flag in the UK across its carriages.


Physical abuse of adolescents four times higher than of younger children – NSPCC

Physical abuse of adolescents four times higher than of younger children – NSPCC

Physical abuse of adolescents four times higher than of younger children – NSPCC

24 August 2020

The numbers and rates of recorded physical abuse offences against 11 to 18-year-olds in England and Wales have increased since 2014/15, a study found.


Research suggests better treatment for missed miscarriage patients

Research suggests better treatment for missed miscarriage patients

Research suggests better treatment for missed miscarriage patients

24 August 2020

Researchers say a combination of treatments could reduce the need for surgery.


Switzerland above threshold for triggering UK quarantine rules

Switzerland above threshold for triggering UK quarantine rules

Switzerland above threshold for triggering UK quarantine rules

24 August 2020

The Czech Republic and Greece remain below, but their rates are rising.


Government unveils planned legislation to reduce illegal deforestation

Government unveils planned legislation to reduce illegal deforestation

Government unveils planned legislation to reduce illegal deforestation

24 August 2020

Businesses that fail to disclose information about their supply chains could be fined.


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