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February 21, 2020
Wales to return to toughest lockdown rules with virus 'firebreak'

Wales to return to toughest lockdown rules with virus 'firebreak'

Wales is imposing a "firebreak" lockdown for 17 days from 6pm on Friday, the Welsh government has announced.

18,804 new coronavirus cases in the UK, as 80 more deaths confirmed

18,804 new coronavirus cases in the UK, as 80 more deaths confirmed

A further 18,804 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the UK, and 80 new deaths have been reported.

Next for Tier 3? Talks lined up for Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and the North East

Next for Tier 3? Talks lined up for Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and the North East

Talks will take place over the introduction of the toughest coronavirus restrictions in South and West Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, the North East and Teesside.

Talks on whether Greater Manchester should go into Tier 3 lockdown end  for day with no agreement

Talks on whether Greater Manchester should go into Tier 3 lockdown end for day with no agreement

Talks aimed at solving the intense row over whether Greater Manchester should go into a Tier 3 lockdown have ended today without progress.

Woman admits killing pensioner during stabbings inside Co-op store

Woman admits killing pensioner during stabbings inside Co-op store

A woman has admitted killing an "extremely respected and liked" pensioner during a series of stabbings inside a store earlier this year.

Widow of man killed when lorry ploughed into his stationary car says the 'wrong person' was jailed

Widow of man killed when lorry ploughed into his stationary car says the 'wrong person' was jailed

The widow of man who was killed when a lorry ploughed into his stationary car on a smart motorway has said the wrong person has been jailed.

Hundreds of students told to urgently leave London flats over fire safety fears

Hundreds of students told to urgently leave London flats over fire safety fears

Hundreds of students are among those being urgently moved out of west London flats over fire safety fears.

Bugging device recorded police officers 'using racist, sexist and homophobic language'

Bugging device recorded police officers 'using racist, sexist and homophobic language'

Police officers were covertly recorded using racist, sexist and homophobic language amid a "toxic and abhorrent culture" within their specialist team, a hearing has been told.

Paedophile primary teacher who filmed attacks set to be freed next month

Paedophile primary teacher who filmed attacks set to be freed next month

A paedophile primary school teacher who filmed himself sexually abusing his pupils is set to be released from prison next month.

67% back 'circuit breaker' lockdown - and 61% don't trust PM on coronavirus, Sky News poll suggests

67% back 'circuit breaker' lockdown - and 61% don't trust PM on coronavirus, Sky News poll suggests

Just over half of the public think the government is making the wrong decisions in its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a YouGov survey for Sky News.