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 2020-09-24 17:23 

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Covid: Scottish university students banned from going to pubs...

Students are told not to socialise outside of their accommodation in a bid to stem a spate of coronavirus outbreaks....

 2020-09-24 17:11 

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[ Asia ]

Chen Qiushi: Chinese journalist missing since February 'under state supervision'...

Chen Qiushi disappeared in February after reporting on the outbreak of the coronavirus in Wuhan....

 2020-09-24 17:00 

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Parkrun: October return scrapped due to coronavirus measures...

Plans to resume weekly mass participation Parkrun events in October have been scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-24 16:47 

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Murray to play Wawrinka, Konta to face Gauff at French Open...

Andy Murray will play Stan Wawrinka in the French Open first round and British number one Johanna Konta takes on Coco Gauff....

 2020-09-24 16:31 

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Lewis Hamilton: FIA to change rules on anti-racism shirts...

Lewis Hamilton says he expects to be told he cannot wear a T-shirt bearing anti-racism messages on the podium....

 2020-09-24 16:28 

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Coronavirus: Denmark and Slovakia on UK quarantine list...

No countries have been added to the UK's safe list this week, the transport secretary says....

 2020-09-24 16:16 

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UK can be 'Saudi Arabia of wind power' - PM...

The UK prime minister says the UK holds extraordinary potential for wind power....

 2020-09-24 16:11 

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[ Asia ]

Vietnam police seize more than 320,000 used condoms...

The condoms were washed and reshaped with wooden dildos before being resold as new, local media say....

 2020-09-24 16:09 

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World Road Championships: Anna Van der Bruggen wins world time trial after Chloe Dygert crash...

Dutch rider Anna van der Breggen wins the women's elite individual time trial at the World Championships in Imola, Italy....

 2020-09-24 16:08 

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Bafta Film Awards to add nominees and take other steps after diversity row...

There will be an overhaul of the Bafta Film Awards after criticism of the event earlier this year....

 2020-09-24 16:04 

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Covid: Morrisons limits sales of disinfectant and toilet rolls...

The supermarket chain restricts sales of some ranges, including toilet rolls and disinfectants....

 2020-09-24 16:01 

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US election: McConnell promises an 'orderly' transition of power...

The Senate Republican leader weighed in a day after President Trump cast doubt on the matter....

 2020-09-24 15:58 

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Covid-19: New job support scheme and longer waits for test results...

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday evening....

 2020-09-24 15:41 

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Rare teapot found in lockdown garage clearout...

The 18th Century Chinese wine ewer found in a lockdown clearout was nearly given to a charity shop....

 2020-09-24 15:35 

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Coronavirus: What help are self-employed getting from government?...

What is being done for the five million self-employed people in the UK facing a sudden loss of income?...

 2020-09-24 15:34 

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US election 2020: Eric Trump shares false Biden-teleprompter rumour...

The Democratic candidate is being wrongly accused of getting help to answer questions on TV....

 2020-09-24 15:29 

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President Trump booed at Supreme Court as he pays respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

The president is heckled while paying his respects to the late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg....

 2020-09-24 15:29 

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Rishi Sunak defends emergency jobs scheme...

Wages will be topped up for six months, but chancellor says it is "impossible " to say how many jobs will be saved....

 2020-09-24 15:18 

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[ Europe ]

Alexei Navalny has 'bank accounts frozen and flat seized'...

Russia's key opposition figure, recovering from a poisoning, has had his assets frozen, his team says....

 2020-09-24 15:06 

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Mysterious beaked whale smashes mammal diving record...

A Cuvier's beaked whale stays under water for almost four hours, leaving scientists puzzled....

 2020-09-24 14:56 

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[ Technology ]

Facebook Oversight Board plans to take time over rulings...

Former Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt says her panel will take its time over takedown rulings....

 2020-09-24 14:48 

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Ministers 'seek alternatives' for UK sat-nav...

The government says it is after all ideas for a sovereign satellite-navigation system post-Brexit....

 2020-09-24 14:32 

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French Open 2020: Liam Broady qualifies for main draw but Harriet Dart loses...

Britain's Liam Broady qualifies for the French Open for the first time with a straight-sets win over Australia's Marc Polmans....

 2020-09-24 14:32 

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Uni self-isolation: PPE to pee and being stuck in bedroom...

How students in Glasgow halls of residence are coping with self-isolation amid a coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-09-24 14:26 

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[ Technology ]

NHS Covid-19 app: How to install and use it...

This guide explains how to install the NHS Covid-19 app on Android smartphones and iPhones....

 2020-09-24 14:06 

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[ Technology ]

Apple App Store faces coalition of unhappy developers...

Spotify, Epic Games and others unite to campaign against the tech giant's app policies....

 2020-09-24 13:57 

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Maya Gabeira: The extreme surfer who went back to tame a monstrous wave...

Record-breaking surfer Maya Gabeira on why she "wasn't ready to give up" after almost drowning....

 2020-09-24 12:53 

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[ Europe ]

Coronavirus: Marseille 'astonished' by new French lockdown rules...

The government is set to close all restaurants and bars, prompting anger from local officials....

 2020-09-24 12:50 

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Black barrister 'mistaken for defendant three times'...

Alexandra Wilson says she was challenged by court staff who assumed she was there to face charges....

 2020-09-24 12:41 

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Rishi Sunak's post-furlough plan: At-a-glance...

The chancellor sets out plans to protect jobs over the winter. Here's what you need to know....

 2020-09-24 12:40 

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Scottish university outbreaks 'should have been predicted'...

Opposition parties press Nicola Sturgeon on why she was not better prepared for outbreaks at universities....

 2020-09-24 12:09 

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[ Europe ]

France street harassment: Strasbourg woman attacked 'for wearing skirt'...

The woman in Strasbourg says she was attacked in broad daylight by three men for wearing a skirt....

 2020-09-24 11:51 

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Sir David Attenborough joins Instagram to warn 'the world is in trouble'...

The broadcaster gained more than 200,000 followers within an hour of posting his first video....

 2020-09-24 11:47 

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'I'm so sad but not surprised' - Hamilton, Rapinoe & James react to decision not to charge officers in Taylor case...

Sport stars including LeBron James, Lewis Hamilton and Megan Rapinoe express their disappointment at a decision not to charge any officers with the killing of Breonna Taylor....

 2020-09-24 11:44 

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Former Australia batsman Dean Jones dies...

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones dies in India, where he has been working as a television commentator, at the age of 59....

 2020-09-24 11:36 

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Alonso says his F1 return is down to love of the sport...

Fernando Alonso says he decided to return to Formula 1 because he loves the sport....

 2020-09-24 11:35 

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[ Technology ]

Google removes Uluru virtual walk from Street View...

Parks Australia had requested user-generated images from the sacred site be immediately removed....

 2020-09-24 11:22 

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Rishi Sunak unveils emergency jobs scheme...

The government and firms will top up workers' wages, covering up to two-thirds of their hours for next six months....

 2020-09-24 11:19 

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Belarus: Video shows protester's 'taxi escape' from police...

Demonstrations have continued in Belarus since the president declared victory in last month's election....

 2020-09-24 11:05 

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[ Technology ]

Hancock: 'Upgrade' may be needed to access NHS Covid app...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he understood "the challenges" around downloading the NHS Covid-19 app....

 2020-09-24 11:04 

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[ Europe ]

Dutch celebs get caught up in Covid rebellion...

Young stars have been criticised after announcing they were abandoning efforts to combat the virus....

 2020-09-24 11:00 

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[ Middle East ]

Coronavirus: Israel tightens second lockdown to avoid 'abyss'...

Ministers approve new restrictions to try to combat a surging Covid-19 infection rate....

 2020-09-24 10:45 

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Coronavirus: Test turnaround times getting longer in England...

Under a third of tests done in community testing centres in England are processed within 24 hours....

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