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Further 65 migrants picked up in English Channel

Image caption One boat carrying 14 migrants landed at Kingsdown on Saturday morning A further four boats carrying 65 migrants have been picked up in the English Channel, the Home Office said. Border Force patrols found the boats travelling towards the UK on Sunday, a day after at least 151 migrants on 15 boats arrived […]

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Hundreds join protest outside Tottenham Police Station

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Protesters listened to speeches and held up banners during the peaceful demonstration Hundreds of people gathered outside a north London police station calling for an end to what they say is an “overpolicing” of black communities. Protesters held up banners and listened to speeches during the peaceful demonstration in Tottenham. Those […]

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Coronavirus in Scotland: Sixty more cases detected

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Lockdown restrictions were reintroduced in Aberdeen on Wednesday Another 60 confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been detected in Scotland, including 39 in the NHS Grampian area. A cluster of linked cases was discovered in Aberdeen last week, leading to lockdown restrictions being reintroduced in the city. Scotland’s national clinical director […]

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Coronavirus: Preston young people targeted as lockdown imposed

Image copyright ReutersImage caption People watch a socially-distanced concert in Preston Young people in Preston are being urged “Don’t kill Granny” as new lockdown measures come into force. Extra restrictions were imposed after Covid-19 infections rose in the city. Adrian Phillips, chief executive of Preston City Council, said it was “alarming to see that the […]

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Met Police arrest of boy sparks protest at Colindale station

Image copyright @MirrenGiddaImage caption A police cordon is in place around the station. Protesters have gathered outside a police station in north-west London following the arrest of teenage boy. About 40 people assembled outside of Colindale Police Station in Barnet. It comes after a 14-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of cannabis earlier. Police […]

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Coronavirus: Stricter measures introduced in Preston

Image copyright PA MediaImage caption Preston has seen a rise in positive tests for coronavirus Lockdown measures are being reintroduced in Preston from midnight after a rise in Covid-19 cases. Residents in the Lancashire city are facing stricter restrictions, which include banning separate households from meeting each other at home. The council had already asked […]