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Cardiff on the verge of tougher restrictions, council leader warns

Cardiff on the verge of tougher restrictions, council leader warns

Local lockdown restrictions are in place in six areas of Wales.

Captain Tom backs fundraiser’s Three Peaks in diving suit challenge

Captain Tom backs fundraiser’s Three Peaks in diving suit challenge

Lloyd Scott will be doing the Three Peaks Challenge wearing a 130lb deep-sea diving suit.

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

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

Bolton continues to record the highest rate in England.

Amazon announces game streaming, new Echo speakers and home security drone

Amazon announces game streaming, new Echo speakers and home security drone

The tech giant unveiled redesigned Echo devices and its own take on video game streaming with a service called Luna.

Which sectors may miss out on plans to support ‘viable’ jobs?

Which sectors may miss out on plans to support ‘viable’ jobs?

Questions have been raised over who may be excluded from the Chancellor’s new coronavirus support plan.

‘Everyone subject to the law’ – Foster as DUP MP pictured on train without mask

‘Everyone subject to the law’ – Foster as DUP MP pictured on train without mask

Sammy Wilson said he ‘should have had a mask on and am offering no excuse’.

How Charles and Camilla embraced online duties

How Charles and Camilla embraced online duties

The prince and the duchess used smartphones propped up on books as the royals took lockdown changes in their stride.

UK urges Palestinian leaders to make Trump a peace plan counteroffer

UK urges Palestinian leaders to make Trump a peace plan counteroffer

Foreign Office minister James Cleverly said the American president was ‘someone that likes to make a deal’.

Medal for the 40th London Marathon is finally revealed

Medal for the 40th London Marathon is finally revealed

The event was due to take place on April 26 2020 but was postponed until October 4 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Pub-goers in Wales given 20 minutes to ‘drink up’ after 10pm alcohol cut-off

Pub-goers in Wales given 20 minutes to ‘drink up’ after 10pm alcohol cut-off

First Minister Mark Drakeford previously said the window would allow people to ‘drink up, to eat up, to bring their evening to an orderly end’.

Highest number of daily Covid-19 cases is ‘stark warning’, says health chief

Highest number of daily Covid-19 cases is ‘stark warning’, says health chief

Yvonne Doyle, medical director at Public Health England, said the rise in new cases provides a clear signal and urged people to follow the new rules.

Aquarium stages gender reveal ceremony for penguin chick

Aquarium stages gender reveal ceremony for penguin chick

The bird’s gender was established using DNA analysis.

Denmark among four countries added to Scotland’s quarantine list

Denmark among four countries added to Scotland’s quarantine list

The Scottish Government said the move followed significant increases in coronavirus cases in these countries.

Quarantine restrictions reimposed for arrivals from four more countries

Quarantine restrictions reimposed for arrivals from four more countries

From 4am on Saturday arrivals in England from Denmark, Iceland, Slovakia or Curacao must self-isolate for 14 days.

Sunak sets out multibillion-pound rescue package but accepts jobs will go

Sunak sets out multibillion-pound rescue package but accepts jobs will go

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the impact of Covid-19 would result in a ‘more permanent adjustment’ for the economy than previously expected.

Harry and Meghan pay upfront for rent and refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage

Harry and Meghan pay upfront for rent and refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage

Royal accounts have been released and Covid-19-related financial issues highlighted.

Sunak defends Eat Out scheme amid questions over whether it contributed to Covid

Sunak defends Eat Out scheme amid questions over whether it contributed to Covid

The Chancellor said such a connection was ‘simplistic’

Life expectancy figures show 11-year gap between different areas of UK

Life expectancy figures show 11-year gap between different areas of UK

The Office for National Statistics said the findings added to the ‘growing inequality observed’ across the UK over the past decade.

Coronavirus laws ‘error-strewn’ and confusing, lawyer warns

Coronavirus laws ‘error-strewn’ and confusing, lawyer warns

Critics and legal figures have also raised concerns at the short time between the laws being published and enacted.

Care home resident, 104, urges end of ‘prison-like’ visiting restrictions

Care home resident, 104, urges end of ‘prison-like’ visiting restrictions

Mary Fowler said she she feels people her age deserve to see their families often.

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