Lent 2021: how the test of willpower is linked to the days getting longer
Lent, which begins next month, is observed by many Christians around the world
telegraph | Top Stories | 1 mins ago
 
Covid: how have UK border controls compared with other countries'?
Unlike Britain, other countries opted for much tighter travel restrictions, including screening and quarantine
theguardian | Top Stories | 1 mins ago
 
Xbox Live Gold price rise: Cost of online service to increase for first time in years
Xbox is increasing the prices for its "gold" online service for the first time in years.
independent | Technology | 3 mins ago
 
Government urged to criminalise threats to share revenge porn as reports surge by 73%
Exclusive: 'This is wholly inadequate and leaves women and girls vulnerable to threats that cause enormous damage and distress,’ says ex Director of Public Prosecutions
independent | UK | 5 mins ago
 
People smugglers jailed for total of 78 years over deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants
Four people-smugglers have been jailed for a total of 78 years over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants, whose bodies were found in a lorry container in Essex in October 2019.
independent | UK | 5 mins ago
 
Essex lorry deaths: two ringleaders jailed for total of 47 years
Other members of people-smuggling gang also jailed over manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese people
theguardian | UK | 8 mins ago
 
Asylum seekers plea for help as Covid sweeps Kent former army barracks
Refugees at Napier Barracks say UK ministers have falsely accused them of refusing to self-isolate
theguardian | Top Stories | 10 mins ago
 
Essex lorry deaths: Men jailed for killing 39 migrants in trailer
Thirty-nine Vietnamese migrants suffocated in a sealed contained en route to Essex in October 2019.
bbc | Top Stories | 11 mins ago
 
Man sets himself on fire outside government HQ in Belarus
He was taken to hospital after flames were put out, authorities say
independent | World | 12 mins ago
 
Super Bowl LV: NFL to allow 22,000 fans to attend including 7,500 vaccinated health workers
The National Football League will allow 22,000 fans to attend Super Bowl LV in February, including 7,500 healthcare workers vaccinated against Covid-19.
independent | World | 12 mins ago
 
Youtube, TikTok and Instagram delete Russian posts promoting Navalny protests at the request of state censor
Russia says TikTok has deleted 38% of videos it says are inciting children to attend Saturday's unsanctioned protests.
reddit | Technology | 19 mins ago
 
Robot ‘brain’ chip unleashes physical potential of machines
Robomorphic computing could ‘unlock exciting behaviours’, says Boston Dynamics engineer
independent | Technology | 25 mins ago
 
Data shows slight fall in people testing positive for Covid in England
Findings chime with the latest R number of between 0.8 and 1.0 for both England and the UK as a whole
theguardian | Science | 25 mins ago
 
Farmers back plan to reintroduce white-tailed eagle to Norfolk
Consultation comes after the birds have been successfully rewilded in other parts of the UK
theguardian | Top Stories | 25 mins ago
 
Met Office issues multiple snow warnings across London this weekend
Londoners are being warned to expect disruption to travel
mylondon | UK | 31 mins ago
 
'Record number' of Covid intensive care patients transferred
Around one in 10 patients admitted to intensive care is now being sent to a different hospital.
bbc | Health | 31 mins ago
 
Boy, 15, killed by armed gang in Birmingham named as Keon Lincoln
Teenager died in hospital after attack on Thursday afternoon, with 14-year-old detained by police
theguardian | UK | 38 mins ago
 
Mira Furlan: Babylon 5 and Lost actress dies at 65
Mira Furlan starred as Minbari Ambassador Delenn in 1990s sci-fi drama Babylon 5.
bbc | Entertainment | 42 mins ago
 
Parler dealt major blow in attempt to come back online as judge rules Amazon does not have to restore it
Amazon does not have restore service for controversial social network Parler, a judge has ruled.
independent | Technology | 48 mins ago
 
How to expand your wine horizons online | Fiona Beckett on wine
Since we can’t yet visit vineyards, a wine tasting on Zoom (other platforms are available) is the next best way to get to know about wine
theguardian | Technology | 49 mins ago
 
Chicago teachers begin vote to defy order to return to class
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers began voting Thursday to defy orders to report for in-person class next week ahead of elementary students' return, actions the nation's third-largest school...
reddit | World | 52 mins ago
 
First pictures of 24-hour Southall police stand-off with armed man
Residents have been reassured that there is no risk to the wider public
mylondon | UK | 53 mins ago
 
Tory Senedd leader Paul Davies staying despite drinking row
Paul Davies remains in post after being seen drinking with other politicians during pub alcohol ban.
bbc | UK | 55 mins ago
 
Denmark suspends Dubai flights amid doubts over virus tests
Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicions arose that the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before leaving Dubai are not reliable
independent | World | 55 mins ago
 
COVID-19: UK's R number falls as it is estimated at between 0.8 and 1 | UK News
The pandemic could be shrinking by as much as 4% a day, latest figures indicate.
reddit | Politics | 56 mins ago
 
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