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COVID-19: UK reports 16,703 new coronavirus cases and another 21 deaths
The UK has reported 16,703 new COVID-19 cases and another 21 coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, according to government data.
Dalian Atkinson trial: Jury discharged after failing to reach verdict on assault charge against PC
Jurors have been discharged after failing to reach a verdict on the female police officer who allegedly assaulted ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson.
COVID-19: Boris Johnson says there is a 'real opportunity' to 'open up' travel for those with two jabs
Boris Johnson has indicated that a relaxation of travel rules for those who have had two doses of a coronavirus vaccine is on the horizon.
Bank of England sees higher inflation peak but plays down risk to economy
The Bank of England has raised its expectations for inflation but reiterated its view that the coronavirus crisis-linked spike in price rises of recent months does not represent a looming crisis for the economy.
Face masks: 'No legal compulsion' to wear them when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, minister says
There will be no "legal compulsion" to wear face masks once England's coronavirus restrictions are lifted, the environment secretary has told Sky News, as he said he will ditch his face covering when the rule is scrapped.
EE brings back EU roaming charges for mobile phone customers from next year
Mobile network EE is to charge customers for using their phone in Europe from next year.
COVID-19: Andrew Lloyd Webber launches legal action to get results of government's pilot events programme
Andrew Lloyd Webber has joined others in launching legal action to try to force the government to disclose results of its coronavirus events research programme.
UK-built satellites that will help tackle climate change and protect wildlife set to launch on SpaceX rocket
Three UK-built satellites designed to monitor and tackle climate change and track endangered wildlife are set to be launched on a SpaceX rocket on Friday.
Former chancellor George Osborne to takeover as chairman of British Museum
Former chancellor George Osborne has been appointed as the next chairman of the British Museum.
Ban on junk food ads before 9pm TV watershed and more online restrictions in bid to tackle obesity
A ban on junk food adverts before the 9pm TV watershed will come into force at the end of next year, with increased online restrictions also introduced.