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Police say they are bracing themselves for a busy weekend as pubs stay closed in Leicester but reopen across the country.
More officers would be on duty than during a typical New Year's Eve, Leicestershire Police said.
Hospital bosses in the city al…
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Travel restrictions in Wales will end on Monday, First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed.
"Stay local" guidance, asking people to stay within five miles of home, will end, with no limits on travel, and outdoor attractions will able to open.
Two…
yesterday
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People arriving in England from more than 50 countries including France, Spain, Germany and Italy will no longer need to quarantine from 10 July, the Department for Transport has confirmed.
A full list of exempt countries posing "a reduced risk" fro…
yesterday
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Pubs in England will be allowed to open from 0600 BST on Saturday, No 10 has confirmed.
Downing Street said most of the latest lockdown easing measures will come into force at 00:01 across the country.
But a spokesman said the later opening time for…
yesterday
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As branches prepare to start restoring services, experts warn a ‘perfect financial storm’ will cause further closures
As libraries around England cautiously prepare to reopen from Saturday, experts are warning that local authority shortfalls could b…
yesterday
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Young more likely than old to be locked down in overcrowded homes with no garden, says study
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a generational divide in living conditions across Britain, with young people more likely to be locked down in smaller,…
yesterday
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Commuters should be offered flexible railcards as few are likely to head to the office every day following lockdown, an independent watchdog says.
Transport Focus wants rail fares to be reformed to reflect recent changes in commuting habits.
It has…
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Elderly and dementia home staff will get tested weekly and residents every 28 days after fresh evidence of higher risk
Staff and residents in care homes for people over 65 and those with dementia will receive regular coronavirus tests from Monday, t…
yesterday
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COUNCILS across south east Hampshire could face a combined shortfall of more than £40m due to the coronavirus pandemic, unless government 'keeps to its word' and covers the costs.

Upper tier authorities Hampshire County Council and Portsmouth City…
yesterday
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A DECISION on closing 10 libraries is set to be made this month.

At a meeting on July 28, councillors at Hampshire County Council are due to make a decision following a huge consultation.


Under current plans up to 10 libraries could close and tho…
Friday
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Space marshalls at the door, librarians behind perspex screens ... book borrowing may never be the same again
UK libraries will start to reopen from 4 July. But anyone hoping to pop in and browse the bookshelves, take their child to rhymetime or spe…
Wednesday
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Upper Crust owner SSP Group says up to 5,000 jobs could be cut across its UK outlets and head office, as it struggles with the reduction in passenger travel.
The firm said global sales in April and May were 95% below the previous year's.
SSP operate…
Wednesday
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Up to three million Hong Kong residents are to be offered the chance to settle in the UK and ultimately apply for citizenship, Boris Johnson has said.
The PM said Hong Kong's freedoms were being violated by a new security law and those affected woul…
Wednesday
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Department store owner John Lewis is planning to cut jobs and stores in an effort to slash costs.
The firm joins at least six other large employers in cutting at least 10,000 jobs in High Street retailing and aviation, two sectors hardest hit by the…
Wednesday
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Campaigners urge government to protect tenants in arrears and widen eligibility for housing benefit
The number of households made homeless after being evicted for falling behind on the rent could treble if the government does not stop a mounting deb…
Wednesday
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Campaigners found that 100,000 more people were living in poverty in 2018-19 compared with the previous year
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) households in the UK are over twice as likely to live in poverty as their white counterparts, leaving them…
Wednesday
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ELECTRIC scooters could be available to hire this summer in Portsmouth as travel plans are set to be adjusted in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Members of the Solent Transport joint committee today (June 29) agreed to fast-track schemes that…
Wednesday
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PORTSMOUTH is set to receive £214,000 from the government to encourage residents to walk and cycle more, despite an early setback when a proposed new cycle lane was scrapped suddenly.
Portsmouth City Council has been awarded more cash than the £192,…
Wednesday
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Their unique business model makes mutual and co-operative insurers attractive to millennials and gen Z, says the report
A report by the International Co-operative and Mutual Insurance Federation (lcmif) highlights ways the sector can attract, develo…
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Coronavirus: Lifting of Wales' travel limits gets go-ahead

Travel restrictions in Wales will end on Monday, First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed. "Stay local" guidance, asking people to stay within five miles of home, will end, with no limits on travel, and outdoor attractions will able to open. Two households will also be able to stay together indoors from Monday. It comes as the number of coronavirus cases continues to fall. ... BBC News

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Coronavirus: England's quarantine scrapped for arrivals from 50 'low risk' countries

People arriving in England from more than 50 countries including France, Spain, Germany and Italy will no longer need to quarantine from 10 July, the Department for Transport has confirmed. A full list of exempt countries posing "a reduced risk" from coronavirus will be published later. Most travellers to the UK currently have to self-isolate for two weeks. ... BBC News

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