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British scientists defend AstraZeneca and Oxford against vaccine claims

British scientists defend AstraZeneca and Oxford against vaccine claims

British scientists defend AstraZeneca and Oxford against vaccine claims

26 November 2020

A half dose followed by a full dose was found to be 90% effective in one group, but the efficacy was 62% for people given two full doses.


Lockerbie bombing appeal panel to reveal decision ‘as soon as it possibly can’

Lockerbie bombing appeal panel to reveal decision ‘as soon as it possibly can’

Lockerbie bombing appeal panel to reveal decision ‘as soon as it possibly can’

26 November 2020

The third appeal against the late Abdelbaset al-Megrahi’s conviction has concluded, with judges now deliberating on whether to acquit him.


Harry, Meghan and Archie looking forward to first Thanksgiving

Harry, Meghan and Archie looking forward to first Thanksgiving

Harry, Meghan and Archie looking forward to first Thanksgiving

26 November 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are no longer working members of the royal family, having stepped back from the roles.


Tory rebellion brewing over new regional coronavirus restrictions

Tory rebellion brewing over new regional coronavirus restrictions

Tory rebellion brewing over new regional coronavirus restrictions

26 November 2020

Some questioned how their areas had come out of a national lockdown under harsher rules than they had entered it.


Concerns raised over plans to license Scottish grouse shooting

Concerns raised over plans to license Scottish grouse shooting

Concerns raised over plans to license Scottish grouse shooting

26 November 2020

There has been a mixed response to the Scottish Government’s announcement it plans to license grouse shooting businesses in Scotland.


NHS to pilot blood test that may detect more than 50 cancers

NHS to pilot blood test that may detect more than 50 cancers

NHS to pilot blood test that may detect more than 50 cancers

26 November 2020

NHS England said that, if successful, the test could help increase the proportion of cancers caught early.


From Olympic ‘mug’ to Prime Minister’s right-hand man

From Olympic ‘mug’ to Prime Minister’s right-hand man

From Olympic ‘mug’ to Prime Minister’s right-hand man

26 November 2020

The appointment of Dan Rosenfield as Downing Street chief of staff follows weeks of incendiary in-fighting in Number 10.


Officer who designed police hijab aims to inspire Muslim women to join force

Officer who designed police hijab aims to inspire Muslim women to join force

Officer who designed police hijab aims to inspire Muslim women to join force

26 November 2020

Pc Uzma Amireddy wanted to design the new hijab after finding the one given to her uncomfortable and unsafe.


Model Halima Aden quits runway shows over religious beliefs

Model Halima Aden quits runway shows over religious beliefs

Model Halima Aden quits runway shows over religious beliefs

26 November 2020

The 23-year-old said lockdown had offered her a chance to reassess her work.


Labour MPs criticise Tier 3 decision for North East

Labour MPs criticise Tier 3 decision for North East

Labour MPs criticise Tier 3 decision for North East

26 November 2020

The Government set out its reasons for putting the whole of the region under the most strict Covid-19 measures.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

26 November 2020

Medway, Gravesham and Dover have recorded the biggest week-on-week increases.


Grouse shooting to be licensed in Scotland

Grouse shooting to be licensed in Scotland

Grouse shooting to be licensed in Scotland

26 November 2020

The Scottish Government has announced plans for the licensing of grouse moor businesses amid ‘persecution’ fears over birds of prey.


Badger who got bum wedged in fence rescued by RSPCA

Badger who got bum wedged in fence rescued by RSPCA

Badger who got bum wedged in fence rescued by RSPCA

26 November 2020

The stocky animal had ‘misjudged the width of his backside’ when moving from one garden to another.


Almost all of England faces tough coronavirus restrictions after lockdown

Almost all of England faces tough coronavirus restrictions after lockdown

Almost all of England faces tough coronavirus restrictions after lockdown

26 November 2020

Just 1% of the population will be in the lowest level of regulations, while 41.5% will be in Tier 3.


Brexit problems likely to fall to courts to resolve, says NI judiciary chief

Brexit problems likely to fall to courts to resolve, says NI judiciary chief

Brexit problems likely to fall to courts to resolve, says NI judiciary chief

26 November 2020

Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland Sir Declan Morgan was giving evidence before a committee of Stormont assembly members.


Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

26 November 2020

More than 250,000 job losses or potential redundancies have been announced since March 23.


D-Day plans could have been changed by near-miss, new research suggests

D-Day plans could have been changed by near-miss, new research suggests

D-Day plans could have been changed by near-miss, new research suggests

26 November 2020

New research has revealed that the death toll of Exercise Tiger could have been far greater.


Salmond inquiry narrows scope of legal advice sought from Scottish Government

Salmond inquiry narrows scope of legal advice sought from Scottish Government

Salmond inquiry narrows scope of legal advice sought from Scottish Government

26 November 2020

Ministers and MSPs have been wrangling over recent weeks about guidance given during a judicial review won by the former first minister.


Prime Minister ‘doesn’t trust us’ on Covid, claims hospitality business leader

Prime Minister ‘doesn’t trust us’ on Covid, claims hospitality business leader

Prime Minister ‘doesn’t trust us’ on Covid, claims hospitality business leader

26 November 2020

Tier 3 controls on pubs, bars and restaurants have been branded ‘complete madness’.


Dyson plans £3 billion investment in robotics and AI to create new products

Dyson plans £3 billion investment in robotics and AI to create new products

Dyson plans £3 billion investment in robotics and AI to create new products

26 November 2020

The vacuum cleaner firm says it wants to double the size of its current product portfolio with new device ranges by 2025.


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