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Coronavirus latest news: One in eight care home residents still awaiting Covid-19 tests despite Government pledge

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Around one in eight care home residents are yet to be tested for coronavirus, a survey of more than 300 care homes has found, despite a...
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Coronavirus latest news: US buys up virtually entire global supply of key drug remdesivir

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The United States has bought up virtually the whole supply of a drug that could shorten the recovery time of coronavirus patients, leaving hardly any...
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Travel updates: Britons await news of air bridges as quarantine policy comes up for review

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British holidaymakers await the publication of the Government’s long-anticipated list of ‘air bridge’ countries, eight weeks after Boris Johnson announced a quarantine on all arrivals...
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Speeding rose by more than 70 per cent as motorists took advantage of empty roads during lockdown 

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There was a 71 per cent spike in the number of speeding drivers pulled over by the UK’s largest police force when the coronavirus lockdown started, new figures...
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Coronavirus latest news: Headteachers may refuse to fine parents who keep children at home

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Headteachers have threatened to undermine the Government’s plan to reopen schools in September by refusing to punish parents who keep their children at home. Teaching...
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Coronavirus latest news: First local lockdown could be enforced in Leicester ‘within days’ after surge in cases

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The Government is considering imposing the first local lockdown “within days” following a surge in Covid-19 cases in Leicester, the Home Secretary has confirmed. The...