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Coffee cup recycling bins to be rolled out at major stations

Coffee cup recycling bins to be rolled out at major stations

Passengers travelling through Network Rail’s 20 stations will be able to use the orange bins by the end of next month.

John Lennon’s school detention sheet to go under the hammer

John Lennon’s school detention sheet to go under the hammer

Sotheby’s is selling material from the rise of the Fab Four.

What are the new coronavirus rules in the UK?

What are the new coronavirus rules in the UK?

Tougher restrictions are coming into place but vary across the four nations.

People in Wales encouraged to minimise travel to reduce Covid-19 spread

People in Wales encouraged to minimise travel to reduce Covid-19 spread

The First Minister asked people to consider whether their journeys were ‘essential’.

Fears six-month Covid rules could result in end of Christmas grottoes

Fears six-month Covid rules could result in end of Christmas grottoes

James Lovell, director of the Ministry of Fun Santa School, said meet-and-greets might take place online, but remains ‘optimistic’ about the future.

NI border control posts ‘almost certainly’ not ready in time, Poots says

NI border control posts ‘almost certainly’ not ready in time, Poots says

Environment Secretary George Eustice has written to the devolved agriculture department pressing for action.

New coronavirus restrictions could be in place for six months, Johnson warns

New coronavirus restrictions could be in place for six months, Johnson warns

Boris Johnson said the UK was at a ‘perilous turning point’ in the battle with Covid-19.

Key points: Nicola Sturgeon sets out new Covid-19 restrictions in Scotland

Key points: Nicola Sturgeon sets out new Covid-19 restrictions in Scotland

The First Minister addressed MSPs at Holyrood on Tuesday afternoon.

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Hospitality businesses faced an added hit when the Prime Minister announced a 10pm curfew in pubs.

Household visits banned across Scotland from Wednesday

Household visits banned across Scotland from Wednesday

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outlined changes to coronavirus restrictions in a statement to MSPs at Holyrood.

Young people who self-harm reaching crisis point before help offered – report

Young people who self-harm reaching crisis point before help offered – report

Experts are worried the current system will struggle to cope with an anticipated backlog of referrals linked to the Covid-19 lockdown.

Imperial’s coronavirus vaccine could be approved by middle of next year – expert

Imperial’s coronavirus vaccine could be approved by middle of next year – expert

Professor Robin Shattock said trials of the vaccine are showing promising results.

Calls mount for more business support as restrictions deal ‘crushing blow’

Calls mount for more business support as restrictions deal ‘crushing blow’

Business groups urged Chancellor Rishi Sunak to take urgent action to support the hospitality sector and its four million workers.

Johnson tells office staff to work from home where possible

Johnson tells office staff to work from home where possible

The Prime Minister was forced to abandon efforts to get more people back in the workplace as coronavirus cases continued to rise.

Military help for Covid-19 rules not needed, say police chiefs

Military help for Covid-19 rules not needed, say police chiefs

The military would be able to help fulfil certain police duties such as office roles and guarding protected sights, Downing Street said.

Review needed into lethal diet pill following death of 21-year-old – coroner

Review needed into lethal diet pill following death of 21-year-old – coroner

Vaidotas Gerbutavicius died after consuming DNP diet pills on March 10 2018.

US president’s golf outings lampooned in Led By Donkeys stunt at Trump Turnberry

US president’s golf outings lampooned in Led By Donkeys stunt at Trump Turnberry

An illumination projected on to the course shows the number of times he has played golf and the total Covid-19 deaths in the United States.

Key points as new coronavirus restrictions announced

Key points as new coronavirus restrictions announced

The Prime Minister outlined new rules on face coverings, weddings, hospitality, indoor sports and spectators.

Spread of suicide videos on TikTok was ‘co-ordinated attack’, MPs told

Spread of suicide videos on TikTok was ‘co-ordinated attack’, MPs told

The social media platform said a recent incident where clips showing a suicide spread online was driven by “dark web groups”.

Weddings capped at 15 people, Boris Johnson announces

Weddings capped at 15 people, Boris Johnson announces

Celebrations held this weekend will narrowly avoid the new restrictions, which come into effect in England on Monday.

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