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Coronavirus has been reported in the UK – here’s what to do if you think you have it

Coronavirus has been reported in the UK – here’s what to do if you think you have it

The first cases of coronavirus have been reported in the UK, with three people currently been tested in Edinburgh, while another individual is undergoing tests in Glasgow, according to reports. The infectious SARS-like virus is currently spreading in parts of Asia, with more than 570 people struck down with sickness, while 17 have lost their […]

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9 of the best Burns Night events across Scotland and the UK this weekend

9 of the best Burns Night events across Scotland and the UK this weekend

Burns Night falls on 25 January every year, marking Robert Burns’ date of birth, which in 2019 (the poet’s 260th birthday) falls on a Saturday. Burns, variously known as “Rabbie”, the “Bard of Ayrshire” and the “Ploughman Poet”, is Scotland’s best-known poet. He wrote variously in Scots and dialectic English, and is celebrated around the […]

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The most touching tributes paid to late Monty Python star Terry Jones

The most touching tributes paid to late Monty Python star Terry Jones

Thousands of Monty Python fans have taken to Twitter to express their grief at the news that Terry Jones, a founding member of the comedy troupe, has died. Jones, who was aged 77, had been suffering from a form of dementia that affected his ability to speak since 2015. Renowned as a performer and director […]

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Jack’s Law gives bereaved parents the right to time off work – here are the details

Jack’s Law gives bereaved parents the right to time off work – here are the details

Parents who suffer the loss of a child will now receive two weeks of bereavement leave under new rules that are due to come into effect. Known as Jack’s Law, the legislation will see those who suffer the loss of a child receive paid time off for bereavement – something that is not currently an […]

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Will you need a visa to visit the EU after Brexit? Here’s everything you need to know

Will you need a visa to visit the EU after Brexit? Here’s everything you need to know

With the Brexit deadline of 31 January 2020 looming, those heading away for a trip to Europe after Britain have left the EU may be wondering if the rules are due to change when it comes to travel. Here’s everything you need to know. Will I need a visa to travel to Europe after Brexit? […]

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These are the signs, symptoms and causes of coronavirus – and how it spreads

These are the signs, symptoms and causes of coronavirus – and how it spreads

An infectious SARS-like coronavirus is currently spreading in parts of Asia, with more than 570 people struck down with sickness, and at least 17 deaths attributed to the disease. Chinese authorities have banned travel from three cities at the centre of the outbreak, with Wuhan placed in lockdown in an attempt to quarantine the deadly […]

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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is looking for new contestants – here’s how to apply

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is looking for new contestants – here’s how to apply

Having a million pounds in the bank is something most of us can only dream of, but ITV are currently offering a chance to win the jackpot live on TV. A brand new series of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? is making its return and a fresh batch of knowledgeable contestants are wanted to […]

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Is TikTok shutting down? Here’s everything you need to know about the rumours

Is TikTok shutting down? Here’s everything you need to know about the rumours

Another day, another rumour that a popular online service is about to be pulled with little to no warning. Following rumours that some of the biggest games in the world – including Roblox, Minecraft and Fortnite – will be shut down, the spurious hearsay has made its way to TikTok. Swirling across the internet are apparent reports that the […]

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Argos is recalling pressure cookers due to burn risk – here are the models affected

Argos is recalling pressure cookers due to burn risk – here are the models affected

Various models of pressure cookers sold in Argos have been recalled due to safety fears, after concerns they could cause burns. Safety concerns Cookware brand, Tower, has recalled seven models of pressure cookers after concerns over a potential safety issue. The pressure cookers were sold by Argos between July 2014 and August 2019. Although they […]

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This is the official advice for travel in Spain after gale-force winds and storms left 7 dead

This is the official advice for travel in Spain after gale-force winds and storms left 7 dead

Tourists are being warned of ‘extreme risk’ weather conditions in Spain, as gale-force winds and storms strike the coast, leaving seven people dead. The treacherous conditions have seen huge waves crash into seafront towns, causing flooding in eastern parts of the country, and leaving many shops and restaurants damaged. The UK Foreign office issued a […]

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