4 August 2021
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Airbus has announced it will to furlough 3,200 staff at Broughton factory in Wales and apply for the Government's job retention scheme
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak says small businesses will be eligible for new loans worth up to £50,000 backed by a 100% government guarantee
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NHS England says the total number of reported covid-19 deaths in hospitals in England has risen by 329 to 18,749
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British Prime Minister: Coronavirus is the biggest challenge our country has faced since World War II
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Prime Minister: Boris Johnson returns to London after completing his recovery
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Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth tells Sky News in reaction to Downing Street's confirmation that the Prime Minister's chief strategist Dominic Cummings listened in on SAGE meetings: "Let's have clarity let's have transparency"
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UK expresses "significant concern" over reports Iran has launched a satellite using ballistic missile technology. @foreignoffice says UN has called on Tehran not to undertake ballistic missile activity that could be applied to the delivery of nuclear weapons
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Britain expresses concern that Iran is launching a satellite using ballistic missile technology
"He sounded incredible," says @POTUS about when he spoke with @BorisJohnson this week. "I was very surprised - the old Boris."
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Chinese Ambassador to Britain: The Idea of the American Court Attempting to Prosecute Our Country "Absurd"
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Britain records 665 new coronavirus deaths in hospitals, bringing the total to 16,272
The police cordon off part of the English town of Chatham, in England, by a person with numerous weapons; shots are reported - BBC
Hong Kong reports 4 new coronavirus cases - 2 male and 2 female, aged 2-69 years old. All had travel history to the UK
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Foreign Office Permanent Under Secretary Sir Simon McDonald says it was a 'political decision' not take part in the EU joint procurement scheme for medical equipment. He says the UK Mission to the EU in Brussels 'briefed ministers about what was available, what was on offer'
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Prime Minister Johnson will speak to Queen and President Trump this afternoon as he eases himself back into work
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Brent oil drops under $20, lowest since 2001
Brent is below $20, a 1st since 2001. WTI is struggling to maintain above $ 18 (June contracts)1 year ago
Brent is below $20, a 1st since 2001. WTI is struggling to maintain above $ 18 (June contracts)
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's MP Tulip Siddiq has tweeted to say the British mother's temporary release from an Iranian jail has been extended for one month
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Ofcom has sanctioned London Live, saying its recent 80-minute interview with David Icke broke broadcasting rules as his comments on coronavirus "risked causing significant harm to viewers" and went "largely unchallenged" by the interviewer
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Britain's coronavirus death toll has risen by 888 to 15,464, UK's health ministry says
Ireland says it has succeeded in stabilizing the spread of the Coronavirus
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British government spokesman: No exact date can be set to ease measures of isolation and social estrangement
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Further 43 people in Ireland lost their lives to Covid19 in last 24 hours - highest daily toll so far
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The UK reported 4617 new COVID19 cases, bringing the total number of cases to 103,093. It also reported 861 new deaths, increasing the total number of deaths to 13,729
Britain's ambassador to Iraq ⁦@sblhickey⁩: PM Kadhimi must prioritize 'security threats'
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China must answer 'hard questions' about virus outbreak: UK foreign minister
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A Downing Street spokesman says the government looking at ways to recognise the "heroic effort" of army veteran Captain Thomas Moore who has raised £13m for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden
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The UK has committed to send two British Army info ops experts to a new Nato unit that will battle disinformation about coronavirus. Ben Wallace announced Britain's participation following Nato defence ministers' video conference meeting today
Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon says 433 care homes in the country have reported covid-19 outbreaks
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A No 10 spokesman says special adviser Dominic Cummings has returned to work in Downing Street after self-isolating with symptoms of COVID19
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