Ray Mears visits orphaned and injured koalas in Australia

Ray Mears visits orphaned and injured koalas in Australia

British woodsman Ray Mears has travelled to Kangaroo Island in south Australia to visit koalas orphaned by the devastating bushfires. More than 600 koalas were brought to the island's Wildlife Park, where a rescue centre was created for the score...
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Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland's chief medical officer wrong to visit second home

Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland's chief medical officer wrong to visit second home

Scotland's chief medical officer was wrong to visit her family's second home in Fife during the coronavirus pandemic, which went against her own advice that all Scots should stay at home, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Dr Calderwood, who was issued wi...
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Coronavirus in numbers: UK hospital deaths at 4,934

Coronavirus in numbers: UK hospital deaths at 4,934

A total of 4,934 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Saturday, the Department of Health said, up by 621 from 4,313 the day before.
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Lord Bath of Longleat dies after testing positive for Covid-19

Lord Bath of Longleat dies after testing positive for Covid-19

Lord Bath of Longleat has died aged 87 after testing positive for coronavirus. The "gloriously" eccentric Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath, died on Saturday after being admitted to the Royal United Hospital in Bath on March 28.
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Matt Hancock: People must stay inside or face outdoor exercise ban

Matt Hancock: People must stay inside or face outdoor exercise ban

Health Secretary Matt Hancock tells Andrew Marr that people must not flout the advice to stay in their homes, or they face having outdoors exercise banned all together.
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'We are on our knees': Basildon nurse pleads with public to stay home

'We are on our knees': Basildon nurse pleads with public to stay home

Shirley Watts, an operating theatre nurse, sends out an emotional plea to the public to stay at home after a difficult shift at a hospital in Basildon. Ms Watts says the NHS is 'on its knees' with the lack of available staff and the rising number...
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Sir Keir Starmer to appoint a 'balanced' shadow cabinet

Sir Keir Starmer to appoint a 'balanced' shadow cabinet

New Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer tells Andrew Marr he will be appointing a shadow cabinet which represents a balance of geographies, diversity, and political positions.
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Dad builds lockdown bowling machine for cricket-mad son

Dad builds lockdown bowling machine for cricket-mad son

A man in Kent has built a bowling machine for his son using parts from his shed during the coronavirus lockdown. With government guidelines restricting people's movement outside, Phil Alger's son Elliott, 18, was bored with no school and no prosp...
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One month since first UK coronavirus fatality

One month since first UK coronavirus fatality

It has been one month since the UK recorded its first coronavirus fatality. The victim was a woman in her 70s who had been "in and out of hospital for non-coronavirus reasons", according to the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading.
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Brexit briefing: 270 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 270 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.
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Racehorse trainer Jamie Osborne leads his team in singalong

Racehorse trainer Jamie Osborne leads his team in singalong

Racehorse trainer Jamie Osborne sings alongside his team at his stables in Hungerford.
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The Cambridge kids' cutest moments

The Cambridge kids' cutest moments

Take a look at Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis's cutest moments over the years.
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UK nationals trapped on cruise ship return to UK

UK nationals trapped on cruise ship return to UK

UK nationals return to the UK after being stranded on a cruise ship hit by a fatal outbreak of Covid-19. Ian and Morven Rae, Rodger and Anne Robertson, David Laws and Paul Wilson recount their experiences.
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Potters Corner comes out on top in Virtual Grand National

Potters Corner comes out on top in Virtual Grand National

Racing fans watch the Virtual Grand National after all horseracing in Great Britain was suspended until at least the end of April. Potters Corner won the virtual competition, beating runner-up Walk In The Mill in the computer-simulated race, wit...
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Kenny takes over from McCarthy as Repubic of Ireland manager

Kenny takes over from McCarthy as Repubic of Ireland manager

Stephen Kenny has replaced Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager with immediate effect, following UEFA's announcement that the Euro 2020 qualifying play-offs would again be delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. McCarthy's contract was due t...
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Carrie Symonds 'on the mend' after suffering Covid-19 symptoms

Carrie Symonds 'on the mend' after suffering Covid-19 symptoms

Boris Johnson's pregnant fiancee Carrie Symonds has said she is "on the mend" after suffering coronavirus symptoms. The 32-year-old, who is expecting the couple's baby in early summer, falls into the group of vulnerable people urged to avoid cont...
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Coronavirus survivor given guard of honour as he is discharged from hospital

Coronavirus survivor given guard of honour as he is discharged from hospital

Hylton Murray-Philipson, 61, received a guard of honour from the staff at the Leicester Royal Infirmary at the end of two weeks in the hospital's care. Mr Murray-Philipson was admitted with confirmed Covid-19 after suffering nine days of dry cou...
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Michael Gove: New ventilators being manufactured in UK every day

Michael Gove: New ventilators being manufactured in UK every day

Michael Gove says hundreds of new ventilators were being manufactured in the UK and more had been sourced from abroad, including 300 which arrived from China.
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Medical director for England: New cases have started to stabilise

Medical director for England: New cases have started to stabilise

NHS England national medical director Stephen Powis told the Downing Street briefing that the latest figures suggested that new cases had begun to "stabilise" but added that there was "no room for complacency" and everyone should continue to adher...
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Michael Gove: Seven healthcare professionals have died

Michael Gove: Seven healthcare professionals have died

Cabinet minister Michael Gove says seven healthcare professionals have died. Other victims include a 13-year-old and a five-year-old child.
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UK air traffic down by almost 90% compared with last year

UK air traffic down by almost 90% compared with last year

Air traffic in the UK is down by almost 90% compared with this time last year, the National Air Traffic Service (Nats) has revealed, as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Only 832 flights were handled in UK airspace on Thursday April 2, compared...
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Reactions to Sir Keir Starmer becoming the new Labour leader

Reactions to Sir Keir Starmer becoming the new Labour leader

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are among the politicians to react to Sir Keir Starmer becoming the Labour Party leader.
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Covid-19 infections will be high for 'weeks' unless lockdown rules obeyed

Covid-19 infections will be high for 'weeks' unless lockdown rules obeyed

The warm weather has come after Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock urged people to stick with the social distancing rules and resist the temptation to enjoy the sunshine.
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Coronavirus in numbers: UK hospital deaths at 4,313

Coronavirus in numbers: UK hospital deaths at 4,313

A total of 4,313 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Friday, the Department of Health said, up from 3,605 the day before.
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Man killed in Belfast shooting

Man killed in Belfast shooting

A man has died following a shooting in Belfast. The incident took place at a house on Etna Drive in the Ardoyne area. A burned-out car was reportedly found nearby. The Police Service of Northern Ireland confirmed one man died in the shooting.
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