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Coronavirus: Call for UK-wide clap for key workers on NHS anniversary

People are being encouraged to celebrate the NHS’s 72nd birthday and thank key workers for their support during the coronavirus pandemic with a nationwide clap next month. NHS England boss Sir Simon Stevens and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby are among the influential figures supporting the initiative. The initiative would make 5 July an …

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Wales: Coronavirus: Could lockdown be eased to help tourism in July?

The Welsh Government “hopes to be able to say something positive” for the tourism industry when lockdown restrictions are reviewed in July, the economy minister has said. Ken Skates singled out 9 July as a possible date for that decision. People in Wales can meet others from another household outdoors but are advised to travel …

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George Floyd death: Thousands turn out for UK anti-racism protests

Thousands of people have joined anti-racism demonstrations across the UK. The protests, sparked by the death of George Floyd in the US, were held in cities including London, Manchester, Cardiff, Leicester and Sheffield. In London, protesters knelt for a minute’s silence before chanting “no justice, no peace” and “black lives matter”. The majority of the day’s protests …

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Dennis Hutchings: Ex-soldier’s challenge over Troubles killing fails

A former British soldier has lost a bid to bring a High Court challenge over alleged discrimination against veterans. Dennis Hutchings, 79, is facing prosecution over a fatal shooting during Northern Ireland’s Troubles. He is due to stand trial in Belfast on charges of attempted murder and attempted grievous bodily harm with intent, both of …

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Northern Ireland: Boy, 15, in hospital with suspected skull fracture after ‘vicious assault’

A 15-year-old boy is being treated in hospital for a suspected skull fracture following a “vicious assault”. It happened just after 21:15 BST on Monday, following an anti-social behaviour incident in the Upper Springfield Road area of west Belfast. A 15-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy were also injured. Police said they initially responded to …

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