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The cognitive issues that can indicate coronavirus - not one of the three 'main' symptoms
CORONAVIRUS symptoms can range from mild to debilitating, and research continues to expound the many reasons for this variability. There are a host of neurological issues that have been linked to the virus, yet eminent health bodies have not provided any information on this. Have you experienced any of these cognitive issues?
today 17:35
SEISS grant: When can you claim third SEISS grant?
SEISS grants, the Self Employed Income Support Scheme introduced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, has been extended. But, when can you claim the third SEISS grant?
today 17:35
EU-masked Barnier issues urgent Brexit update as he arrives in London -‘Every day counts'
MICHEL Barnier today warned "every day counts" as he arrived in London for make-or-break Brexit trade negotiations.
today 17:35
Donald Trump humiliated amid claims he 'wanted to be bigger and better than daddy'
DONALD TRUMP "wanted to be bigger and better" than his father early on in his career, it was claimed during a documentary about the President.
today 16:32
Self employed grant increase: How much could you get if you're self employed?
SELF-EMPLOYED people have ended up unfairly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic this year, with thousands forced to close and many more in danger as new rules and restrictions remain. How much can you get if self-employed?
today 16:32
Laura Kuenssberg in savage coronavirus attack on Sunak: ‘Underestimating help people NEED'
LAURA KUENSSBERG has unleashed a scathing attack on Rishi Sunak's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
today 16:32
US election: How Donald Trump could still win despite latest polls
DONALD TRUMP may be behind his Democratic opponent in the polls with less than two weeks to go until the election, but four key factors mean the Republican President's chances of securing a second term are not as slim as it may seem.
today 15:29
Coronavirus vaccine breakthrough as Oxford University scientists given positive news
SCIENTISTS at Oxford University working on an eagerly anticipated coronavirus vaccine have been handed a massive boost after a study suggested it is on course to work.
today 15:29
Scots TikTok dog walker flees angry cow herd before face plant fall

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A Scots artist has filmed the moment she and her dog were forced to hilariously leg it from a herd of cows after walking through a field.

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today 14:47
Peter Bone taunts Michel Barnier as he celebrates UK being 'free from EU's shackles'
BREXITEER Peter Bone mocked Michel Barnier for returning to Brexit talks as he reflected on the closeness of cutting ties with the EU.
today 13:24
Sarah Ferguson humiliated: Duchess branded 'Her Royal Idleness' amid 'work-shy' claims
Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York faced humiliating mockery because of her "work-shy" attitude to royal duty, a new documentary has shown.
today 12:20
Rishi Sunak gives lifeline to businesses in Tier 2 and the self-employed with new funds
RISHI SUNAK threw a lifeline to businesses facing significant economic losses because of Tier 2 restrictions as he announced the launch of a new monthly support fund.
today 12:20
British Airways to fly just 30% of flight capacity as IAG bookings take plunge
BRITISH AIRWAYS will fly at 30 percent capacity for the rest of the year. The airline's owner International Airlines Group (IAG) said its airlines will be reducing its capacity due to travel restrictions.
today 11:18
Raging Scots mistress threatened to send topless pics to lover's wife in Tesco car park showdown

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A sheriff has shown mercy on a "broken hearted" former court administrator who threatened to expose evidence of her adulterous affair with her "cad" lover to his wife.

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today 10:35
Cyprus ‘at risk’ of being added to quarantine list today as infection figures jump
CYPRUS' infection rate "continues to jump" leaving the country at risk of being removed from the UK's travel corridor list later today. However, the latest figures suggest that Cyprus is not the only country that could be at risk.
today 10:14
Boris Johnson warned UK to face THREE major challenges at end of Brexit talks
BORIS JOHNSON has been warned the UK Government will face three key challenges to establish the country as an independent nation-state at the end of the Brexit negotiations.
today 09:11
EU prepares emergency plan to secure Brexit deal... even if Boris walks from talks
THE EU is preparing a bold strategy to deliver a Brexit agreement next year, even if the current round of talks end with no agreement.
today 09:11
O2 launches biggest challenge to EE yet ahead of UK iPhone 12 launch
O2 HAS confirmed that more customers will now be able to access faster data speeds ahead of the 5G-powered iPhone 12 launch tomorrow.
today 08:08
Andrew Neil in damning prediction on Boris Johnson's political future 'You LOST the north'
ANDREW NEIL warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson his approach to demands for coronavirus support in the north could cost him the electoral support his MPs struggled to win over last year.
today 08:08
WTO here we come! 'Prepare now' says Malthouse as Brexit deal talks face total collapse
BREXITEER Kit Malthouse argued UK businesses should continue to prepare for a no deal Brexit despite trade talks resuming.
today 08:08
EU tells UK to decide on Brexit as deal 'within reach'

The EU told the UK on Wednesday (21 October) to make up its mind on Brexit - but also extended an olive branch after talks on the future relations have been disrupted by political theatrics over the last week.

The two sides decided late on Wednesday to resume negotiations on Thursday.

today 06:35
Pope Francis wears face mask for first time at public event amid coronavirus panic
POPE FRANCIS was pictured wearing a face mask for the first time at a public event after coming under fire for failing to wear one during one of his general audiences.
today 00:47
Brexit latest: What is happening with Brexit now?
BREXIT trade talks between the UK and the European Union will resume later this week according to Downing Street, but what is the latest news about the state of Brexit?
today 23:44
China’s navy becoming ‘largest surface and subsurface’ fleet – ‘UK must step up’
CHINA'S navy is becoming the largest in the world but the UK is ready to step up against the growing might of Beijing, Britain's Defence Secretary has warned.
today 23:44
BBC backlash: Corporation plug Labour Party analysis despite crushing election defeat
THE BBC has come under fire for plugging the Labour Party in a primetime TV slot, despite its recent crushing election defeat.
yesterday 19:32
Boris slams door shut on Sturgeon’s independence demands – 'You voted decisively in 2014!'
BORIS Johnson has hit out at Scottish independence demands after a leaked memo suggested ways the UK Government could try to halt Nicola Sturgeon's referendum bid.
yesterday 19:32
Millions to face ‘prolonged agony’ by government's lack of strategy, Starmer warns

SIR KEIR STARMER warned today that the government’s lack of an exit strategy for regions in harsh local lockdowns will cause “prolonged agony” for millions of people.

During Prime Minister’s Questions, the Labour leader repeated his call for a short,

yesterday 18:53
Royal Family dilemma: The heartbreaking decision Royal Family has to make about its future
THE ROYAL FAMILY has been subject to great change in the past few years, but what heartbreaking decision do they have to make regarding the monarchy's future?
yesterday 18:29
NASA LIVE stream: Astronauts to return from ISS today - Watch here
ASTRONAUTS onboard the International Space Station are due to return to Earth TODAY, and you can watch their descent back live on Express.co.uk.
yesterday 18:29
Coronavirus horror: Volunteer in Oxford University’s COVID-19 vaccine trial DIES
BRAZIL'S health authority has confirmed a volunteer has died after participating in the clinical trials of the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University.
yesterday 18:29
Daily News
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson admits to 'frustrations' over Test and Trace and says system can 'improve'

Boris Johnson has confessed to "frustrations" at the Test and Trace system and admitted there is need to "improve" the programme.

Latest figures show that less than 60% of close contacts of people who tested positive for coronavirus in England are being reached - the lowest weekly

today 17:56
Coronavirus: UK records another 21,242 COVID-19 cases and 189 deaths

The UK has recorded another 21,242 COVID-19 cases, government figures show.

It's a drop from Wednesday's record number of 26,688.

There were also a further 189 deaths within 28 days of a positive test, down slightly from 191.

Thursday's figures take the UK's overall totals to

today 17:56
Coronavirus: Holiday hotspots taken off UK's COVID-19 quarantine list

The Maldives, Canary Islands, Mykonos and Denmark have been removed from the UK's quarantine list.

This means people will no longer need to self-isolate for 14 days when returning from these places from 4am on Sunday.

This could lead to a surge of bookings for October half-term

today 17:56
NHS frontline ‘seeing impact of people breaking rules’ in Covid wards

NHS workers battling a second wave of coronavirus have said they are exhausted and disheartened to see people ignoring the rules.

But the frontline medics at Whiston Hospital in Knowsley, Merseyside – which has one of the highest infection rates in the country – have vowed to

today 17:35
Canary Islands, Denmark, Mykonos and Maldives taken off travel quarantine list

A string of popular holiday destinations have been added to the UK’s travel corridor list, the transport secretary has announced.

Britons travelling to Spain’s Canary Islands, Denmark, the Greek island of Mykonos, and the Maldives will no longer need to self-isolate upon

today 17:35
Another 189 people die with coronavirus as UK records 21,242 new cases

A further 189 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the UK death toll to 44,347.

The country has also recorded 21,242 new cases in the past 24 hours, meaning 810,467 people have tested positive since the pandemic first hit.

However, the Government’s

today 17:35
Nationwide: Have you won in the October prize draw? Details explained
NATIONWIDE is a popular building society used by millions. And hundreds of lucky winners may have clinched themselves a prize this month.
today 17:35
EU BLUNDER: Brussels 'breaks own rules' with legal action against Boris' Brexit bill
THE EUROPEAN Union has threatened a lawsuit against the Government's Internal Market Bill but it has no basis in law according to its own top court, a UK-based legal expert has sensationally claimed.
today 17:35
Life after death: DeGrasse Tyson’s ‘intriguing’ observation after possibility of God probe
LIFE AFTER DEATH has long fascinated humanity, becoming a centre point of several world religions, and scientist Neil deGrasse revealed he is just as "intrigued".
today 17:35
Tesco makes drastic price hike in all UK stores leaving some shoppers frustrated
TESCO has made a huge change to customers' weekly shop as it increases the price of plastic bags. Some Tesco fans have headed to social media to share their frustrations.
today 17:35
Job Support Scheme changes: What are the changes made to the Job Support Scheme?
BORIS JOHNSON has addressed the nation after the UK reported its highest number of cases since the pandemic began on Wednesday, but what changes were made to the Job Support Scheme?
today 17:35
China ‘building missile capabilities’ and ready to ‘target Taiwan’ - Urgent warning issued
CHINA is on the verge of targeting Taiwan with military force, the Island's foreign minister has warned, amid growing tensions between the two nations.
today 17:35
Obama’s confession to Prince Charles: 'US citizens like royals more than politicians’
PRINCE CHARLES once received a surprising compliment from Barack Obama about whom the US citizens preferred during a trip to the country amid a period of scrutiny into the royal's politics, reports have revealed.
today 17:35
US election 2020: Big Tech's difficulty over 'Hunter Biden leaks' exposed
US ELECTION 2020 has led to both Republicans and Democrats questioning how information is disseminated through social media and online - one problematic issue was highlighted by the alleged censorship of emails purportedly written by Hunter Biden.
today 17:35
Kate Middleton's 'very personal' ring from Prince William shows her growing royal role
KATE MIDDLETON is married to Prince William, who is second in line to the British throne. She was given a meaningful ring that could show she has been preparing for her growing royal role for many years.
today 17:35
BBC chairman candidate donated nearly £500k to Conservative Party
ONE of the candidates in line to become the next BBC Chairman donated nearly half a million pounds to the Conservative Party, it has emerged.
today 17:35
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s new website has a hidden message - here’s how to see it
MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry launched a new website for their Archewell foundation earlier this week, and royal fans have spotted a hidden message on the site.
today 17:35
Science breakthrough: 'Uncrushable' beetle discovery could create 'invincible materials'
SCIENTISTS are carrying out unprecedented experiments in an attempt to transfer the indestructible nature of the ironclad beetle to futuristic engineering projects.
today 17:35
Latest news from Great Britain
today 17:35 NHS frontline ‘seeing impact of people breaking rules’ in Covid wards
today 17:35 Canary Islands, Denmark, Mykonos and Maldives taken off travel quarantine list
today 17:35 Another 189 people die with coronavirus as UK records 21,242 new cases
today 17:35 Nationwide: Have you won in the October prize draw? Details explained
today 17:35 EU BLUNDER: Brussels 'breaks own rules' with legal action against Boris' Brexit bill
today 17:35 Life after death: DeGrasse Tyson’s ‘intriguing’ observation after possibility of God probe
today 17:35 Tesco makes drastic price hike in all UK stores leaving some shoppers frustrated
today 17:35 Job Support Scheme changes: What are the changes made to the Job Support Scheme?
today 17:35 China ‘building missile capabilities’ and ready to ‘target Taiwan’ - Urgent warning issued
today 17:35 Obama’s confession to Prince Charles: 'US citizens like royals more than politicians’
today 17:35 US election 2020: Big Tech's difficulty over 'Hunter Biden leaks' exposed
today 17:35 Kate Middleton's 'very personal' ring from Prince William shows her growing royal role
today 17:35 BBC chairman candidate donated nearly £500k to Conservative Party
today 17:35 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s new website has a hidden message - here’s how to see it
today 17:35 Science breakthrough: 'Uncrushable' beetle discovery could create 'invincible materials'
today 17:35 Prince Charles’ ‘plot’ with Andy Burnham for UK healthcare unveiled: ‘He was open to it’
today 17:35 Small Business Grant Fund: Can you apply? Who is eligible?
today 17:35 Prince Charles snub: How Queen will prioritise Prince Edward for huge event
today 17:35 Theresa May rakes in over £1 MILLION from public speaking fees - 'Why are they paying it?'
today 17:35 UK weather forecast: Rare heat system brings Indian Summer - temperatures to nudge 20C
today 17:35 EU STILL treating UK as a 'vassal state' after Brexit - Finnish MEP's scathing verdict
today 17:35 The cognitive issues that can indicate coronavirus - not one of the three 'main' symptoms
today 17:35 SEISS grant: When can you claim third SEISS grant?
today 17:35 EU-masked Barnier issues urgent Brexit update as he arrives in London -‘Every day counts'
today 17:08 City council gets £8.7m to cover coronavirus costs
today 17:08 City council gets £8.7m to cover coronavirus costs
today 16:53 Coronavirus: Lockdown contributing to rise in mental illness in children, NHS says
today 16:53 Coronavirus: Government accused of only providing extra support once London affected by Tier 2 rules
today 16:33 How to donate to Marcus Rashford’s charity feeding Britain’s poorest children
today 16:33 How to support the 2020 Poppy Appeal
today 16:33 Schoolgirls who beat woman to death on Snapchat are fighting to stay anonymous
today 16:33 Infections rising at up to 90,000 people a day in the UK
today 16:32 Fortnite dance at highest spot and lowest spot Week 9 challenge map locations REVEALED
today 16:32 EU under pressure for FINANCING Wuhan laboratory at heart of COVID conspiracy
today 16:32 The Archers – an everyday story of country folk – celebrates 70 years with a fab calendar
today 16:32 North Korea mystery: Kim Jong-un's wife disappears from view - fears for health erupt
today 16:32 Toilet paper SHORTAGE: Panic-buying hits again as second wave sparks panic
today 16:32 Egypt archaeology: Who was the evil Pharaoh described in the Bible's Book of Exodus?
today 16:32 State pension: Will pension credit also increase in 2021? DWP ensures rise with new bill
today 16:32 Ex-police chief warns 'extraordinarily complicated' tier system is difficult to enforce
today 16:32 Holidays: BA sale, Wizz Air new Greece & Italy routes & Virgin Atlantic Caribbean flights
today 16:32 Boris Johnson panic as Tory bill tipped as major threat to Red Wall
today 16:32 Are you watching, Donald? Iran sends US warning with terrifying military stunt
today 16:32 Boris Johnson warning as fury over Tier 2 inconsistencies for 'working lunches' rises
today 16:32 Charley Webb: Emmerdale's Debbie Dingle addresses having earring ripped out by car door
today 16:32 Nicola Sturgeon unmasked as SNP leader pictured after Thatcher inspired political career
today 16:32 A Place in the Sun’s Jasmine Harman branded ‘unfair’ as she leaves couple in tears
today 16:32 'Dictator' Sturgeon angers Scots as she warns of Covid Christmas crackdown 'How DARE you!'
today 16:32 EU panic: Barnier races against clock as MEPs warn they'll run out of time to seal deal
today 16:32 Horror map shows entire England go purple as Vallance issues devastating new Covid warning
Editorials
The Greater Manchester mayor has demonstrated passion and authority at a moment of emergency. 
today 15:59
Data analysis shows that segmenting the population does not stop cases from rising across the population as a whole.
today 15:59
White men continue to hold disproportionate political power both institutionally and online, according to a New Statesman analysis.
today 15:59
If he triumphs in the election on 3 November, Biden’s approach could come as a rude awakening for some Europeans.
today 10:46

FRESH from scoring a late winner for Manchester United on Tuesday night in Paris, striker Marcus Rashford returned to England to warn MPs not to “turn a blind eye” to vulnerable families as the Commons prepared to vote on a Labour call to extend free school meals over the

yesterday 18:53
But this election is remarkable not for the ways in which it is like 2016, but for the ways in which it is different.
yesterday 15:47
Marin, who was the world’s youngest head of government when she entered office in December 2019 at the age of 34, wants to change expectations of politicians. 
yesterday 15:47
Despite an erratic publishing history, Tressell's ferocious satire became ubiquitous in the early 20th century, and soon entered the working-class canon. 
yesterday 14:44
In the Covid-19 era, Hambleton’s dark, sinister imagery could not be more timely.
yesterday 14:44
In the past decade, the Jamaican-born poet has reversed the way we talk about race by focusing not on black victimhood, but on white privilege. 
yesterday 14:44
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