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PLANS to ban smoking at new outdoor pub or restaurant seating areas will lead to the loss of thousands of jobs, a city council has been warned. Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick said it will wreck the...

Husband, 90, dies of covid three weeks after insisting on visiting his virus-stricken wife, 86, on her deathbed as loved ones dub them the ‘Romeo and Juliet’ of their nursing home Sam Reck,...

UK will go back into lockdown next month when schools open unless ‘disastrous’ track and trace system is fixed, government’s former chief scientific adviser warns Ex-government advisor...

NHS paid record compensation of more than 1.4billion for negligence last year – almost double the amount paid five years ago There were a record number of claims cases in which damages were paid...

Only half of Britons are ‘very likely’ to get a coronavirus vaccine as experts say ‘misperceptions’ are putting lives at risk The figures come from a joint study by King’s...

IT’S looking like a Sizzling Sunday with Brits set to flock to the beaches again with temperatures hitting 32C as the heatwave continues. Today is shaping up to be another fine, sunny day for most parts...

GIANT “cicada killer” wasps – eerily similar to the feared 'murder hornet' – have been spotted unusually active in the Northeastern US. The Connecticut native has instilled panic...

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Vindicated at last: Five years ago, Emily woke up naked in a hotel next to a stranger with no memory of how she got there – after a legal battle which drove her to the brink of suicide, her tormentor...

More than 12,000 cruise ship workers are still at sea in US waters, five months after the industry shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. That number is down from more than 70,000 in May, according...

Top Oxford vaccine scientists in ethics row over whether to deliberately infect volunteers with coronavirus as professor sets up a human trial for one of the most promising drugs Professor Adrian Hill,...

Fox News Flash top headlines for August 8 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A man found fatally shot in a USPS delivery truck has been identified as...

Manhunt launched after 14-year-old girl is raped in broad daylight in Manchester A schoolgirl, 14, was attacked on a canal tow path in Manchester City Centre Police were called at around 6.50pm on Saturday,...

THE “PARANOID” neighbour who shot a children’s author in the face was a heroin addict for ten years, it emerged yesterday. And Alex Sartain’s father had begged for him to be sectioned for the fifth...

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order to provide coronavirus relief to all Americans. The move, which he will announce during a press conference at his Bedminster, NJ, golf club on Saturday,...

BBC caught up in N-word row as 1Xtra presenter Sideman dramatically quits after broadcaster defended its decision to air footage of white person using the slur David Whitely has quit the BBC after it...