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Lockdown sees domestic abuse calls surge

Lockdown sees domestic abuse calls surge The National Domestic Abuse Helpline has reported seeing a 65% surge in calls and reports of domestic abuse following the announcement of the UK’s…

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UK Government to release Covid-19 ‘contact tracking’ appĀ 

UK Government to release Covid-19 ‘contact tracking’ app The UK Government have announced plans to release a Covid-19 contact tracking app in order to make people aware of nearby carriers.…

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UK Coronavirus measures are “making a difference”

UK Coronavirus measures are “making a difference” As people follow the advice issued by the UK government to remain at home in order to fight coronavirus, Sir Patrick Vallance, Chief…

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Don’t get caught out by Covid-19 scams

Don’t get caught out by Covid-19 scams Trading Standards are warning people across the country to be aware of the rise in Covid-19 related scams, so that people are not…

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The retailers booming with sales during the Covid-19 crisis

The retailers booming with sales during the Covid-19 crisis As the Covid-19 crisis continues, many retailers are seeing trade collapse, but as people strive to keep busy at home, other…

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Health Secretary Matt Hancock tests positive for Covid-19

Health Secretary Matt Hancock tests positive for Covid-19 Health Secretary Matt Hancock has tested positive for Covid-19. This follows earlier reports that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had also tested positive;…

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PM Boris Johnson tests positive for Covid-19

PM Boris Johnson tests positive for Covid-19 Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for Covid-19. The prime minster tweeted: “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms…

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Chancellor’s controversial ‘solution’ for the self-employed

Chancellor’s controversial ‘solution’ for the self-employed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s ‘solution’ for self-employed Britons has already been met with controversial responses. He has stated that they are to receive up to…

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Covid-19 cough attacks now a criminal offence

Covid-19 cough attacks now a criminal offence Anyone who coughs on key workers as a deliberate threat or attack during the Covid-19 crisis will now face serious criminal charges, as…

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An update on testing for Covid-19

An update on testing for Covid-19 At present, only hospital patients with flu-like symptoms are being tested for Covid-19. In a recent update, the government said that they want to…

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