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Shoppers, some wearing a face mask or covering, walk past a sign alerting pedestrians to social distancing  in Newcastle city centre on September 17th. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty

Coronavirus cases have doubled in the majority of English cities and towns that are subject to long-term local lockdowns, amid growing concern that re(...)

Workers at a drive-through Covid-19 test centre in Leicester. Photograph: Darren Staples/Bloomberg

Almost 10m people in the UK are now banned from mixing with other households after restrictions were imposed on a large part of northeast England beca(...)

People sit outside a pub in Rochdale, greater Manchester. Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said Covid-19 cases were falling in Rochdale but still remained too high. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

People from different households in Greater Manchester, parts of East Lancashire and West Yorkshire will be banned from meeting each other indoors fro(...)

Acting US  attorney for the Southern District of New Yorl Audrey Strauss discusses Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest on July 2nd. Photograph: Jose A  Alvarado Jr/The New York Times

A US judge on Tuesday denied bail for Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime associate charged with luring young girls so the late financier co(...)

Acting US attorney for the southern district of New York, Audrey Strauss, announces charges against Ghislaine Maxwel during a  press conference ion Thursday. Photograph: by Johannes EiseleI/AFP via Getty Images

Even in hiding, Ghislaine Maxwell lived the high life. The British socialite, arrested on Thursday for her alleged role in disgraced financier Jeffre(...)

‘The car is seen as a problem, to be dealt with through policing rather than being used positively.’ Photograph: iStock

We are, all of us, hoist by the petard of our own prejudices, of our own narrow world view. No matter how you view yourself – as worldly, as liberal, (...)

Stobart is to restart its international flights from July 14th, but on a phased basis. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Stobart Air is to resume its international flight schedule from July 14th, starting with its routes between Dublin and Edinburgh and Glasgow. But pa(...)

When news of Terence MacSwiney’s death after 74 days on hunger strike at Brixton Prison reached Spain in October, 1920, the people of Catalonia went i(...)

Sergi Roberto of Barcelona scores their sixth goal past goalkeeper Kevin Trapp of PSG during the 2017 Champions League Round of 16 second leg match at Camp Nou. Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Let me be as dramatic as I possibly can for a moment. I have met Masters champions, I have been near the greatest footballer, dare I say athlete, to e(...)

Britain’s Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage drinks a beer on the sidelines of a European Parliament plenary session in Brussels on Thursday. Photograph: John Thys/ AFP/Getty Images

It’s almost here - the day the UK leaves the European Union. It has been three and a half years since the referendum. On Friday a clock counting down (...)

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