Untested, untraced: how three-quarters of Covid contacts slip through cracks
Statistics show how ‘world-beating’ tracing scheme fails to follow up on Covid-19 cases at every stepIt was in May that Boris Johnson promised the UK would have a “world-beating” test-and-trace operation in place within weeks.“Our test-and-trace system is as good as, or better than, any other system anywhere in the world,” he doubled down in July. Continue reading...
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What the Covid tiers mean and the difference between the three categories
The new tier system will come into force on December 3.
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BBC defends comic's 'bomb Glastonbury' joke about Corbyn fans
Fin Taylor said on Have I Got News For You that he hated politician because of ‘fanatics’The BBC has defended a comedian’s comments about Jeremy Corbyn on Have I Got News For You, in the latest instance of the broadcaster having to deal with complaints from the public about jokes mocking politicians.On last week’s episode of the weekly satirical current affairs programme, Fin Taylor compared the former Labour leader to Bob Dylan, “in that I only hate him so much because of his fans”. Continue reading...
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Camilla Thurlow gets real honest about breastfeeding struggles as she shares 3am snap with baby Nell
The Love Island star opens up on 'tricky journey' so far.
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We should applaud not criticise Meghan Markle’s honesty about her miscarriage
The reaction to Meghan Markle and Chrissy Teigen going public about their miscarriages shows why so many women who go through the same suffer in silence. 
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Which tier is my area in? Full list of areas in tiers 1, 2 and 3 when lockdown ends
The Government has published the full list which outlines which parts of England will be in which tier when the national lockdown ends on December 2.
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A Promised Land by Barack Obama review – an impressive but incomplete memoir
Gary Younge on a memoir with vivid detail and captivating pillow talk, but one that leaves out too much to give a clear view of Obama’s first term “I guess the question for you, Mr President, is: ‘Do you feel lucky?’” In his new autobiography, Barack Obama recalls being asked this by his director of legislative affairs, Phil Schiliro, at a time when his options for passing comprehensive healthcare reform were narrowing.“I looked at him and smiled. ‘Where are we, Phil?’” Schiliro paused, assuming a catch. ‘The Oval Office?’‘And what’s my name?’‘Barack Obama.’Obama beamed. ‘Barack Hussein Obama. And I’m here with you in the Oval Office. Brother, I always feel lucky.’ Continue reading...
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Rules on travelling between tiers as millions face toughest restrictions
The Government has announced which areas are in what tiers.
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Food For London Now: All hands to the pump in dark kitchen working to feed London
In a basement car park in Westminster a group of chefs, wrapped in coats to fend off the cold of the dark November morning, are sorting through the day’s delivery.
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Government postcode tracking website announcing tiers in England down
The Government website outlining which local area is in each tier has crashed.
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Hammersmith Bridge debacle means The Boat Race will be held near CAMBRIDGE
A three-mile stretch of the River Ouse, between Ely and Littleport in Cambridgeshire, has now been announced as the new venue for the race, which will take place in April.
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Which tier am I in? How to check the alert level in your area
London will be in tier 2, the government has announced
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Marvel director backtracks on claims about three-way Spider-Man MCU crossover: ‘I was joking’
Though rumours of a ‘multiverse’ crossover are unlikely to disappear
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Which Premier League clubs can have fans under new tier system and how many?
Your complete guide to which clubs across the Premier League and EFL can welcome back fans next week
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Lockdown investors bet big on pharma and oil
ARMCHAIR investors are piling into big pharma and big oil in the wake of the Covid-19 vaccine news, statistics from Hargreaves Lansdown show.
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Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol in ‘very high’ tier 3, as new England rules announced
Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol will enter Tier three restrictions after England’s national lockdown ends next month, the government has announced.
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Lockdown Tiers for England are finally revealed
The local breakdown has been published after days of wrangling, with Tories up in arms at the prospect of 'lockdown by another name'.
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Lockdown tier list: Full list of all UK areas in Tier 3, Tier 2 and Tier 1
ENGLAND'S latest lockdown has been unveiled and Express.co.uk has a full list of the Tier 2 and Tier 3 areas.
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Culled mink resurface after burial in Denmark
Some of the thousands of mink culled in Denmark to minimize the risk of them re-transmitting the coronavirus to humans, have risen from their shallow graves because gases have built up in the decaying bodies
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Ridley Scott creative group launches campaign to support End Youth Homelessness
Director Tom Dream discuss the importance of creativity in campaigning for good
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When do the new tier restrictions come into force?
The Government has clarified whether December 1 or December 2 is the last day of lockdown and when the tier system then comes into force
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Northern Ireland air fares soar by up to 600% ahead of ‘Christmas Ease’
British Airways is selling a return economy flight from London to Belfast for £644 return
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What tier am I in? Full list of tiers by area in England's new lockdown system
The new arrangements will apply from December 2 after England’s blanket lockdown ends and restrictions have been tightened after Government scientific advisers warned that previous measures had not been effective enough
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Tier CHAOS: Speaker furious as postcode checker goes live HOUR EARLY 'Respect the Chamber'
SPEAKER Sir Lindsay Hoyle blasted the Government after the "unacceptable" publication of the system to check which tier England areas will enter at the end of the lockdown.
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Ben Shephard pays tribute to Tipping Point contestant who died after filming
Thoughts are with Alan's family at this sad time.
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'World's first' mulled wine hot tub opens at Shrigley Hall, Cheshire
A soak in the tub will be offered from next month in an experience called the Mulled Wine Spa Day at Shrigley Hall in Cheshire. The festive drink will be heated to a cosy 37 degrees.
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Rights groups issue rare joint statement urging Pakistan to protect Ahmadiyya Muslims
Groups say country has seen a surge in targeted killings of minority
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Kamala Harris says Mike Pence has ‘not yet’ spoken with her
Trump administration continues to break precedent for transition process, as Pence and Harris still to talk
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Gogglebox creator Tania Alexander steps down midway through run of C4 juggernaut
Gogglebox co-creator Tania Alexander has stepped down from her role as showrunner midway through the film of the Channel 4 series's 16th series
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London to go into Tier 2 after lockdown - these are the rules
The capital will be considered "High alert" when the national lockdown comes to an end
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Tottenham vs Arsenal to host fans as London clubs get all-clear to have crowds with capital placed in Tier 2
London's football clubs were today preparing to welcome back supporters from next week, with the capital to be placed in Tier 2 of coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends next Wednesday, according to a government website.
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Model Halima Aden is quitting fashion unless brands present her hijab properly
'This is the girl I’m returning to, the real Halima.'
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New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern to declare climate emergency
Labour Party begins new term in parliament with pledge for ‘immediate action’ on environment
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Just three places to go into tier one after lockdown ends
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Hero policeman dived in freezing water to save woman stuck in sinking car
Police said the woman - who reportedly fell asleep at the wheel when she went off track and landed in a freezing Ohio river - may not have survived had officers not arrived 30 seconds later
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Naughty cat won’t stop bringing home strangers’ underwear
Kee Kee has a dark habit.
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Winter is coming! Britain braces for a chilly weekend with widespread frost and freezing fog
Temperatures in Britain tonight are forecast to dip to -3 to -5 Celsius in rural spots, Met Office meteorologist Bonnie Diamond told MailOnline. Pictured: Northampton this morning.
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Confirmed: Greater Manchester is in Tier 3 and this is what it means
The region will go back to the highest category of coronarivus restrictions when national lockdown ends on December 2
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What are the lockdown rules for tier 2 areas in England?
The three tier system will replace England's national lockdown on December 2.
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Restaurant and pub rules for tier 2 in London: What you can and can’t do
While London’s hospitality industry is by no means out of deep water, Matt Hancock’s announcement today that London will be under Tier 2 restrictions will have caused relief among many of the capital’s restaurateurs who feared a lockdown-style Tier 3 – though the news will be of little comfort to “wet led” pubs, which are forced to remain closed. 
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Manchester United and Man City fans dealt blow as tier 3 restrictions confirmed
Fans will not be allowed to return to games in the short-term.
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What tier am I in? Post-lockdown checker for England crashes moments after going live
The Government postcode checker for finding out which tier your local area of England has been placed into after the coronavirus lockdown crashed today just minutes after going live.
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Jailed terrorist visited by Arena bomber in prison to be released on parole
Islamic extremist Abdalraouf Abdallah befriended Salman Abedi
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Millions plunged into tier three as Matt Hancock outlines new Covid restrictions
The health secretary revealed this morning which tiers every area of England will be in as the country exits lockdown.
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Find out what Tier you are in using postcode checker
Each area will be placed into Tier 1: Medium alert, Tier 2: High alert, or Tier 3: Very high alert
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ITN Productions apologises as Melanie Sykes breaks lockdown rules to film in Italy
'There was no deliberate attempt to break any rules.'
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Football fans back in Liverpool and London but 10 Premier League clubs must wait
Tier 3 includes Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle, LeedsLondon and Liverpool in tier 2, allowing 2,000 supportersClubs in Liverpool and London will be able to welcome crowds of up to 2,000 people from next week, whereas teams in Manchester are among those who will have no supporters at all, following the announcement of the government’s new coronavirus tiering system.Liverpool has been confirmed in tier 2 following months of lockdown measures. Manchester, meanwhile, has been placed into the toughest set of measures, tier 3. Under tier 3 spectators are not allowed to attend elite sport events. Continue reading...
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