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COVID-19: New details revealed on which workers may be exempt from isolation rules
The government has released more details about which fully-vaccinated workers may be exempt from isolation if they are told to quarantine after coming into contact with a positive COVID case.
COVID-19: Scientists warn coronavirus testing could be overwhelmed by rising infections
Coronavirus testing services could become overwhelmed due to rising infections, government scientists have warned - as it was confirmed a new variant is under investigation in the UK.
Tokyo Olympics: The Games begin as tennis star Naomi Osaka lights cauldron at opening ceremony
Tennis star Naomi Osaka lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics to mark the official start of this year's delayed Games.
UK weather: Met Office warnings issued for thunderstorms and strong winds as heatwave ends
The UK's heatwave is set to come to an abrupt end with torrential rain forecast in places this weekend and weather warnings issued for thunderstorms and strong winds.
Fatuma Kadir: Parents' desperate plea to find missing 11-year-old daughter
The parents of a missing 11-year-old girl say they are "in a state of shock" as they made a desperate plea to find her.
COVID-19: Gareth Southgate urges young people to have coronavirus vaccine and get 'freedom back'
Gareth Southgate has stepped up to lead a government campaign to persuade younger people to get a COVID vaccine and get their freedom back.
Ryan Giggs 'kicked ex-girlfriend in the back and threw her naked out of hotel room', court hears
Former Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs allegedly kicked his ex-girlfriend in the back and threw her naked out of their hotel room, a court has heard.
COVID-19: Tube lines hit by pingdemic as 300 staff isolate - and train firms cut services across England
Two of London's main Tube lines are shut this weekend and there are changes to other services as 300 staff self-isolate.
COVID-19: Why the risk-benefit balance of AstraZeneca jab for young people looks to have shifted
The risks posed by the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to young adults in their 20s and 30s may now be outweighed by its benefits, according to the calculus used by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to decide which age groups should get which vaccine.
'I was pinged five times in a week': Brighton businesses 'shutting down' as 'pingdemic' hits young workers
Levels of exasperation are running high amongst business owners in Brighton thanks to the so-called "pingdemic".
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