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West Country man charged after allegedly wiping saliva on food in Lidl

The man was reportedly to have been wearing a mask before the incident took place

A man has been charged after allegedly wiping saliva on food in the West Country.

The 20-year-old man was charged after an incident on Friday (April 3) at around 2pm in Bridport, Dorset at the low-cost ...

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Portishead's Christmas lights have been switched back on as thank you to NHS and frontline workers

"It lets those working on the frontline know how much people appreciate what they are doing"

Christmas lights in Portishead have been switched back on – to say thanks to NHS and frontline staff working around the clock during the coronavirus outbreak.

The lights in the trees at ...

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson in intensive care with coronavirus

"The condition of the Prime Minister has worsened"

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted into intensive care suffering from coronavirus, a Government spokesperson has revealed.

The Prime Minister was admitted to hospital over the weekend, but the messages earlier today had ...

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson in intensive care with coronavirus

"The condition of the Prime Minister has worsened"

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted into intensive care suffering from coronavirus, a Government spokesperson has revealed.

The Prime Minister was admitted to hospital over the weekend, but the messages earlier today had ...

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Good Morning Britain's Susanna Reid sends emotional message to Kate Garraway's husband as he battles coronavirus

Derek Draper is currently in intensive care battling coronavirus

Susanna Reid sent an emotional message to Kate Garraway's husband on this morning's episode of Good Morning Britain as he continues to battle coronavirus in intensive care.

The news has hit fellow presenters ...

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Korey Smith report card: Bristol City's senior midfielder growing in importance

Midfield anchorman assessed on his season so far.

Poor old Smith suffered a disrupted 2018/19 mostly due to a knee injury that limited the central midfielder to just three starts and two appearances from the bench.

The last remaining member of the 2014/15 double-winning side was to ...

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Disney Plus UK: The best hidden gems on the streaming service

From underrated animations to cult favourite live action films

Disney+ officially launched in the UK this March and saw thousands of people sign up during lockdown.

There's plenty of content to choose from to keep occupied, including the entire Simpsons boxset, Disney ...

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People urged not to visit Weston-super-Mare this weekend despite 'glorious' weather

"Too many people are choosing not to take this message seriously"

People across the country have been urged to stay at home rather than visit Weston-super-Mare this weekend amid concerns some are not taking lockdown rules seriously.

With weather in the UK set to be be hotter than ...

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Korey Smith report card: Bristol City's senior midfielder growing in importance

Midfield anchorman assessed on his season so far.

Poor old Smith suffered a disrupted 2018/19 mostly due to a knee injury that limited the central midfielder to just three starts and two appearances from the bench.

The last remaining member of the 2014/15 double-winning side was to ...

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Grandmother in Yate 'bounced into' not to call 999 if she develops coronavirus

"She was bounced into agreeing to die quietly at home without being treated"

The daughter of a woman who was ‘bounced into’ agreeing not to call an ambulance for herself if she gets coronavirus has accused health chiefs of operating a policy of ‘pre-emptive eugenics’ across the ...

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How and when lockdown could end in the UK - and what happens next

Experts are looking at an exit strategy in detail this week

As time passes, the thoughts of many of us are turning to when lockdown will end and the transition back to normal life will start.

With cases and deaths still rising in the UK - and expected to continue rising for another ...

yesterday 19:05 open_in_new
How and when lockdown could end in the UK - and what happens next

Experts are looking at an exit strategy in detail this week

As time passes, the thoughts of many of us are turning to when lockdown will end and the transition back to normal life will start.

With cases and deaths still rising in the UK - and expected to continue rising for another ...

yesterday 19:05 open_in_new
UK National Lottery results: Set for Life winning numbers on Monday, April 6, 2020

You could be cracking open the celebratory champagne tonight

The vast majority of the country, if not the world, is in dire of need of some cheering up as the coronavirus pandemic rages on.

But never fear because tonight (Monday) you have another chance of securing the top prize in ...

yesterday 19:05 open_in_new
Coronavirus: UK death tolls rise to 5,373

NHS workers are now being tested

The UK’s coronavirus death toll has increased by 439 to 5,373 in one day.

As of 9am on April 6, the number of people, who tested positive for coronavirus and then died, has risen to 5,373.

In total, 208,837 people across the UK have been ...

yesterday 19:05 open_in_new
Coronavirus: UK death tolls rise to 5,373

NHS workers are now being tested

The UK’s coronavirus death toll has increased by 439 to 5,373 in one day.

As of 9am on April 6, the number of people, who tested positive for coronavirus and then died, has risen to 5,373.

In total, 208,837 people across the UK have been ...

yesterday 19:05 open_in_new
Bristol now has more than 200 confirmed coronavirus cases

All the local areas have seen big spikes over the weekend

Bristol now has 211 confirmed cases of coronavirus following the latest update of local figures.

The government is still only testing the most severe patients and some NHS staff which means the real number is likely to be in ...

yesterday 19:05 open_in_new
Bristol now has more than 200 confirmed coronavirus cases

All the local areas have seen big spikes over the weekend

Bristol now has 211 confirmed cases of coronavirus following the latest update of local figures.

The government is still only testing the most severe patients and some NHS staff which means the real number is likely to be in ...

yesterday 19:05 open_in_new
Bristol Rovers Football Manager challenge day six: £115,000 offer made as play-off challenge emerges

Read how Gas Heads is getting on six months into his time in charge of Rovers

We're six months into Gas Heads' season in charge of Bristol Rovers manager.

Through a series of votes on our Bristol Rovers Live Twitter page, we are crowdsourcing line-up choices and transfer ...

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Coronavirus: Temporary mortuary for 240 bodies to be built in Bristol by end of the week

Work will begin on site tomorrow (Tuesday)

A temporary mortuary for 240 bodies will be created at Sandy Park in Bristol by Friday (April 10) to cope with the expected rise in numbers of coronavirus victims.

Work begins tomorrow (Tuesday) to install six chilled containers covered by a ...

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CAMRA launches virtual pub where you can enjoy pints with friends and strangers

The Red (On)Lion will host pub quizzes, tasting events and more

If you have found yourself missing the pub since the UK went into lockdown to tackle coronavirus, you're not alone.

While nothing beats nipping into your local to catch up with mates over a few pints, there are some ...

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Bristol University scientists have made discovery which could help find Covid-19 vaccine

They are also looking at how immunity develops

The virus which causes Covid-19 is being grown inside a Bristol lab as scientists race to find a life-saving vaccine.

Researchers from Bristol University’s School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine have been growing the live human ...

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