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The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates BBC Breakfast weather presenter Carol Kirkwood left viewers in hysterics this morning after she accidentally said there were lots of “doggers” in Greenwich Park. “What a view we have,” Ms Kirkwood said as she gave this morning’s weather forecast … Read more

Pensioners who are angry at BBC plans to strip over-75s of TV licence

Pensioners who are angry at BBC plans to strip over-75s of free TV licence say they will go to jail rather than pay the fee Pensioners say they would rather risk going to jail than pay for the licence fee They delayed the move, initially for June, because of the coronavirus pandemic But campaigners are want … Read more

‘Lost Tory decade’ of social care funding

‘Lost Tory decade’ of social care funding could be the result of ageism, new report warns The UK’s adult social care system could be unsustainable without intervention The impact of social care cuts was particularly felt in services for older people  The problems of social care have becomeapparent during the pandemic By Daniel Martin for … Read more

Fears growing that Portugal may be taken off quarantine list too late

Now Portugal quarantine may be AXED… but it could come too late to save families’ summer holidays  Fears are growing that Portugal will be taken off the UK’s quarantine list too late  The Government is waiting for Portugal’s coronavirus cases to continue falling If Portugal is taken off the list at the end of August … Read more

Prince Harry declares it will take all of us to defeat racism

Prince Harry insists it will take ‘every single person on the planet’ to defeat racism in virtual interview with civil rights organisation after saying social media is stoking a ‘crisis of hate’ Prince Harry, 35,  appears in a candid interview for Color Of Change campaign  Royal to discuss ‘systemic racism and people  using their privilege … Read more

Riot again declared in Portland after crowd marches on police union building

A riot was declared in Portland Sunday evening as officers tried to quell another night of unrest that saw protesters march on a police union building, throw objects at officers, block a road and set dumpster fires, according to multiple reports. Roughly 200 people marched from Kenton Park to the Portland Police Association building just before … Read more

UK coronavirus live: education secretary says Covid-19 unlikely to spread in classrooms

Gavin Williamson says plans for school reopening guided by evidence of little transmission Global coronavirus live: latest updates LIVE Updated Gavin Williamson, the education secretary, in Downing Street last month. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Key events Show 2.24am EDT02:24 Williamson insists schools can reopen safely Live feed Show 4.01am EDT04:01 In contrast, the Welsh first … Read more

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The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Boris Johnson has been urged to boost coronavirus testing and tracing as the UK sees the highest daily increase in new cases since late June. The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in the 24 hours up to 9am … Read more

PICTURED: Ant McPartlin’s ex Lisa Armstrong seen with new man

PICTURED: Ant McPartlin’s cheery ex Lisa Armstrong, 43, cuddles her ‘new love interest’ James Green, 37, as they take her dog Hurley for a walk during park date… four months after ‘£31m’ divorce The make-up artist, 43, put on a cosy display with her companion, 37, while taking her beloved Labrador Hurley – who she … Read more