Stricter lockdown measures for Leicester announced, including closing of shops and schools, as Covid cases rise

Map. History of UK conflict

7 July 2020
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On reports that China has passed Hong Kong security law, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said "we are deeply concerned by unconfirmed reports that Beijing has passed the national security law. This would be a grave step". Once seen the full legislation further statement
Stricter lockdown measures for Leicester announced, including closing of shops and schools, as Covid cases rise
No coronavirus deaths have been reported in Scotland for the fourth day in a row, while there are just five new cases of COVID19
Phil Hogan, Ireland's EU commissioner, has withdrawn from the contest to be the next WTO director-general
Attacker identified as Badreddin Abadlla Adam, who stabbed six people including a police officer in Glasgow. Sky News reporting it has obtained further details on him. UK1 week ago
Attacker identified as Badreddin Abadlla Adam, who stabbed six people including a police officer in Glasgow. Sky News reporting it has obtained further details on him. UK
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Reports that a Russian intelligence unit paid Taliban fighters to kill coalition troops in Afghanistan are true, British security officials have confirmed to Sky News
Micheál Martin to be elected today as Ireland's PM.
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British sources: The Glasgow attacker was suffering from mental disorders
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A Downing Street spokesman says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken to Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and has thanked the Chief Constable of Police Scotland for the "exceptional bravery of his officers at the scene"
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Police in Glasgow, Scotland, say the stabbing incident in the city center is not being treated as terrorism. Six people have been hospitalized and a male suspect has been killed
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Police Scotland say following incident in Glasgow city centre: "The individual who was shot by armed police has died. Six other people are in hospital for treatment to their injuries including a police officer, who is in a critical but stable condition"
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Armed police officers have arrived on the scene in West George Street.
Three people reportedly stabbed to death on the stairwell of a central Glasgow hotel
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Glasgow: In a statement, city police say "the situation is contained" and that there is "no danger to the public"
Major police incident at Park Inn, W George St, Glasgow. Staff of hotel being urged by police to come forward amid reports of a stabbing. One eyewitness reports of seeing a man covered in blood
Around 20 police vehicles, armed officers, sniffer dogs and riot shields are on the scene at West George Street in Glasgow. Lots of shouting and  number of paramedics in hazmat suits @LBC1 week ago
Around 20 police vehicles, armed officers, sniffer dogs and riot shields are on the scene at West George Street in Glasgow. Lots of shouting and number of paramedics in hazmat suits @LBC
Armed police dealing with an ongoing incident in Glasgow
Mass stabbing a in Glasgow city center1 week ago
Mass stabbing a in Glasgow city center
Reports of multiple stabbings in Glasgow City Centre and a potential major incident with upwards of 20 police vehicles, riot shields, armed officers and paramedics on West George Street
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Boris Johnson's spokesman asked whether the PM regrets saying seaside towns should "show some guts" and put up a "welcome sign" to all visitors, replies that "the prime minister's words speak for themselves."
Car on fire on the Dartford Bridge1 week ago
Car on fire on the Dartford Bridge
Free school meals WILL be provided to the 97,000 eligible kids in NI this summer.
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Labour Party leader Keir Starmer sacked his education spokeswoman Rebecca Long-Bailey after she shared an article with an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory. She was Corbyn ally
The RAF Voyager, used by the Prime Minister and the royal family, taxies at Cambridge airport where it has been repainted in the colours of the Union flag at a cost of almost £1 million. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Images
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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has asked Rebecca Long-Bailey to step down from the shadow cabinet after sharing an article containing an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory, the party has said
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Major incident declared as thousands flock to beaches in England
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Emirates to reactive A380 fleet to London and Paris
UK at UNSC rejects annexation, warns it would not go unanswered
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Britain condemns the Houthi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirms pubs, cafes, restaurants, hotels, cinemas and museums in England will reopen on 4 July as hospitality sector restarts in easing of lockdown restrictions
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