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West Ham manager David Moyes tests positive for coronavirus alongside players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen
<p>Trio left London Stadium at once as rest of squad and coaching staff went ahead with Carabao Cup tie against Hull</p>
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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley gives speech on House floor about living with alopecia: 'Mr Speaker, I am now bald'
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Boris Johnson addresses the nation after announcing new lockdown rules
He is making his third direct appeal to the public since the pandemic began.
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India says some progress made in military talks with China
The Indian military says senior Indian and Chinese military commanders have agreed to stop a further buildup of troops along their fast-militarizing disputed border in the mountainous Ladakh region where the two Asian giants are locked in a monthslong and bitter standoff
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'Survive and thrive': Woman who was kidnapped by serial killer shares advice on Tik Tok
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EastEnders spoilers: Stacey Slater goes to prison as Ruby Allen call the police in devastating twist?
Stacey was given an offer, but is it one she can refuse? If so, she'll end up behind bars.
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EastEnders spoilers: Jaz Deol reveals the ‘stage is set’ for Kheerat Panesar to expose killer Gray Atkins
Gray's days as a free man are numbered with Kheerat on the case.
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How did Marc Elliott from The Great British Bake Off lose his leg?
He took up baking as therapy.
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Eastenders spoilers: Callum Highway goes undercover to expose Phil Mitchell to save Ben
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The Great British Bake Off 2020: episode one – live
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West Ham boss David Moyes plus two players test positive for coronavirus
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Everton fan gets tattoo of James Rodriguez after handing him bottle of wine
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What a gift: Russia offers UN staff free virus vaccines
Russian President Vladimir Putin is offering an unusual gift to mark the U.N.'s 75th anniversary
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Wales to announce 10pm curfew for pubs, restaurants and off-licences
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‘Killer with terrifying eyelid tattoos roasted victims corpses in burning car’
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Police dismiss idea of soldiers on streets to enforce Covid rules
Leader of rank-and-file officers’ federation says military help not asked for or neededCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePolice have dismissed the prime minister’s offer of military help to enforce the new coronavirus crackdown.Chief constables made it clear it would not be needed, and leaders of rank-and-file officers said it had not been asked for in talks between police and government about how the tougher measures would be enforced. Continue reading...
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It’s not just Roe v Wade. Trump’s Supreme Court pick could challenge Brown v Board of Education
<p>Nearly 30 Trump nominees have refused to say the ruling in the landmark case — which overturned segregaton in schools — was the correct one</p>
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How much are the Bake Off judges and contestants paid?
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When and where was Great British Bake Off 2020 filmed?
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Jac Jossa looks radiates beauty after I'm A Celeb win stopped her feeling 'lost'
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Taylor Swift and Zendaya among stars urging fans to register on National Voter Registration Day
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Jailed Morocco journalist probed by court on rape charge
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CIA found Russia president Vladimir Putin ‘probably directing’ campaign against Biden, claims report
<p>It comes after Donald Trump criticised the director of the FBI for not including in testimony to Congress Chinese and Iranian attempts to influence the election against the president</p>
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Euromillions results and draw: Tuesday's winning numbers for £69m jackpot prize
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Theatres and cinemas not included in 10pm closing time rule, says Culture Secretary
Phew!
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NHS to hold review into gender identity services for children and young people
Review will examine rise in number of children in UK seeking treatment, from 77 in 2009 to 2,590 in 2018-19The NHS is launching an independent review into gender identity services for children and young people, it has been announced.The review of the Gender Identity Development Service for Children and Adolescents, which is managed by Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in London, will assess issues surrounding children and young people who are prescribed puberty blocking and cross-sex hormone drugs. Continue reading...
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Reason Great British Bake Off host Sandi Toksvig quit Channel 4 show
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Manchester United fans name one problem with team to face Luton
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Meghan Markle looks 'more trustworthy' than the Queen, face scanning algorithm reveals
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Live: Boris Johnson addresses the nation to outline new coronavirus measures
The Prime Minister will address the nation at 8pm.
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TikTok challenge has parents THROWING their young children off-camera to Blueface's song Baby
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Ellen DeGeneres’ apology monologue slammed by ex-staff for poorly timed jokes about ‘toxic’ workplace claims
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The financial watchdog may have finally brought insurers to heel
The FCA’s honest, simple ban on ‘price walking’ could end a long-running business model that punishes customer loyaltyWhen it first looked at insurers’ price-gouging tactics a couple of years ago, the Financial Conduct Authority floated the entertaining idea of getting the entire UK population to renew, or switch, its car and home insurance policies on the same day every year.It used to work well in Hungary, apparently. A one-day frenzy ensured there were fewer opportunities for companies to mug the lazy and unwary. When customers were paying attention, the best prices followed. Continue reading...
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Massive data leak of Microsoft's Bing mobile app left more than 100 MILLION records exposed online
A Microsoft-owned Bing mobile app database was found unsecured online that included more than 100 million user records. Hackers had access to search queries and location data.
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Katie Price suffers a SECOND fire at £1.3million 'mucky mansion' in two years
The fire brigade were called to the 42-year-old former glamour model's house in West Sussex after neighbours raised the alarm.
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Joe Montemurro expects Arsenal team to raise their levels against Alex Morgan
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Tom Hardy keeps it low-key as he heads to the shop amid rumours he’s the next James Bond
Tom Hardly took notice of the rumours.
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Emmerdale fans 'rumble' who Belle was on the phone to after Andrea's bombshell
Emmerdale's Belle Dingle appears to be hiding something, after a cryptic phone call with a mystery villager
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Hollyoaks spoilers: Liberty Savage goes into labour but will she be okay?
Will Liberty get the help she needs?
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Emmerdale spoilers: Andrea Tate exposes Jamie’s secret as she tells Moira Dingle everything
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Why has Lily changed in EastEnders and why did Aine Garvey leave?
She's been replaced by actress Lilia Turner.
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Boris Johnson says Test and Trace scheme 'nothing to do' with Covid spread
Labour said the Prime Minister 'doesn't even understand the basics' after he said the under-fire programme had very little to do with the transmission of the virus
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Brooklyn Beckham inspired by Sir David Attenborough to help save planet with climate change documentaries
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Carabao Cup: Scott Parker targets Fulham ‘dominance’ of Sheffield Wednesday in third round
<p>London club have lost their first two Premier League games of the season and need to find form somewhere</p>
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