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Teenage cyclist killed in village hit-and-run

Teenage cyclist killed in village hit-and-run

Adam Barry was riding his bike in Risley in Derbyshire on Saturday evening when the collision occurred.

Ministers reject lift lockdown calls as Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street

Ministers reject lift lockdown calls as Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street

Boris Johnson is back in No 10 after recuperating from Covid-19.

Vaccine trial participant ‘fine’ after reports of death

Vaccine trial participant ‘fine’ after reports of death

The government said an article claiming Elisa Granato had died following the trial in Oxford is “completely untrue”.

Reports of airport arrival quarantine plans dismissed as ‘speculation’

Reports of airport arrival quarantine plans dismissed as ‘speculation’

However George Eustice said international travel could become a ‘more significant’ part of the risk to manage.

Harry Dunn’s parents plead with armed forces chief to set up US base meeting

Harry Dunn’s parents plead with armed forces chief to set up US base meeting

Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn wrote to General Nick Carter after “three near misses” since their son’s death.

New swab processing lab opens at King’s College London

New swab processing lab opens at King’s College London

The university is the latest in a string of academic institutions to offer up its facilities and staff to help fight coronavirus.

Island’s key workers get royal stamp of approval

Island’s key workers get royal stamp of approval

The Isle of Man Post Office is issuing stamps to celebrate those helping the fight against the virus

Cemeteries reopen as NI adjusts lock down restrictions

Cemeteries reopen as NI adjusts lock down restrictions

Stormont ministers authorised the change last week.

Irish border community ‘frustrated’ social distancing cannot be enforced

Irish border community ‘frustrated’ social distancing cannot be enforced

Donegal is urging its neighbours to stay away as residents observe a country-wide movement restriction to limit spread of the coronavirus.

Mother fears coronavirus while shielding disabled son

Mother fears coronavirus while shielding disabled son

Lisa Lax-Harding is spending weeks at a time away from four-year-old Finlay while working at a rehabilitation centre in Sheffield.

Celebrities, sports stars and public take part in 2.6 Challenge

Celebrities, sports stars and public take part in 2.6 Challenge

The challenge has taken place on the day the London Marathon was due to be held.

Dublin artist appeals for people to ‘stick it out’ during lockdown

Dublin artist appeals for people to ‘stick it out’ during lockdown

Emmalene Blake from Tallaght in the west of Dublin has completed a series of murals on walls around the estate featuring pop culture.

Life on the inside: What to grow during this unexpected gardening leave

Life on the inside: What to grow during this unexpected gardening leave

Most garden centres remain closed, but you should be able to find these idiot-proof species in supermarkets or propagate them from existing plants.

Plea for mother with terminal cancer to be allowed to travel to US for treatment

Plea for mother with terminal cancer to be allowed to travel to US for treatment

The Covid-19 lockdown is preventing Sarah Wright from travelling for possibly life-saving treatment.

Three generations of one family undertake marathon on balcony

Three generations of one family undertake marathon on balcony

Ruth, Charles, Deborah and James Montlake are walking to raise money for Myeloma UK.

Third of doctors in high-risk Covid-19 areas still unable to access PPE – survey

Third of doctors in high-risk Covid-19 areas still unable to access PPE – survey

The Royal College of Physicians said a lack of PPE remains the biggest concern among staff.

First-year medical students to become healthcare support workers in hospitals

First-year medical students to become healthcare support workers in hospitals

The students started their degree courses at Swansea University in September and have now signed up as healthcare support workers.

British Retail Consortium publishes re-opening guidance for stores

British Retail Consortium publishes re-opening guidance for stores

The guidance is aimed at ensuring the health and safety of customers and staff once stores are able to re-open.

75 nursing homes need ‘intensive’ support during Covid-19 crisis

75 nursing homes need ‘intensive’ support during Covid-19 crisis

Concerns have been expressed about deaths amid clusters of infection at care properties.

Irish Covid-19 tests to hit 100,000 per week next month

Irish Covid-19 tests to hit 100,000 per week next month

A shared ‘road map’ on the way forward has been agreed between the health service and Government and is due to be signed off by Cabinet.

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