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Coronavirus: What you need to know this Monday morning, July 6

Here are the key coronavirus updates from the last 24-hours. 

today 05:41
Steve Bruce delighted with Newcastle's resilience against West Ham

STEVE BRUCE praised the resilience of his Newcastle United players as they twice came from behind to claim a 2-2 draw against West Ham.

The Magpies stretched their unbeaten Premier League run to six matches despite falling behind on two separate occasions at St James’ Park.

yesterday 20:14
Newcastle United 2 West Ham United 2

JONJO SHELVEY denied West Ham a crucial victory in their fight for Premier League survival as Newcastle United twice came from behind to snatch a point in an action-packed game at St James’ Park.

The Hammers, who boosted their hopes with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Chelsea in

yesterday 19:11
Clapping returns today for NHS anniversary

THE NHS is celebrating its 72nd anniversary today after facing the most challenging year in its history.

The occasion will be marked by a round of applause at 5pm to commemorate the efforts of all key workers and volunteers during the pandemic, which will be broadcast live.

yesterday 12:53
Teesdale Alpacas hopes to raise funds via a crowdfunding project

A FARM specialising in alpacas has taken the innovative step of setting up a crowdfunding project to help fund the welfare of their animals during the pandemic.

Teesdale Alpacas, based just outside Barnard Castle, is owned and run by husband and wife team, Doug Steen and Samantha

yesterday 12:08
How children in homes with just one laptop could be falling behind

FAMILIES are urged to come forward and speak with local councillors, charities or schools if they are struggling with home schooling and do not have access to devices.

Devices and connectivity support has been offered to some children in Year 10, have a support worker or are a care

yesterday 05:50
Farming leaders welcome pledge for commission to protect food

FARMING leaders have welcomed the Government’s pledge to set up an independent trade and agriculture commission amid calls to protect UK food standards.

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has been calling for an independent commission that reviews trade policy and makes

2020-07-04 20:17
Hundreds raised in honor of Darlington dad Liam Newson who passed away from rare cancer

A CHARITY raffle has raised over £700 for a rare cancer charity, which took life of popular 28-year-old married father

Community fundraiser Joanne Hammond, Manager of Poundland on High Row, Darlington leant her full fundraising force to organising a charity raffle in aid of

2020-07-04 12:38
Planning report into breaches at Dominic Cummings' cottage

FURTHER details of the planning breaches at Dominic Cummings’ lockdown cottage have emerged after The Northern Echo exclusively obtained a copy of the investigation report.

The Durham County Council inquiry shows the house the Prime Minister’s chief aide helped to build

2020-07-04 10:32
Managing Newcastle's Allan Saint-Maximin is 'worth the fight'

THERE was a moment during Newcastle’s 4-1 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday night when Steve Bruce could not contain himself any longer. As Allan Saint-Maximin embarked on his latest slaloming dribble through a bamboozled Bournemouth defence, Bruce turned back towards the Newcastle dugout

2020-07-04 07:23
Family say final farewell to former boxer Dave 'Brandon' Ogilvie

THE funeral of former boxer Dave “Brandon”Ogilvie took place yesterday.

The family were joined by neighbours as the hearse left Meadowfield, near Durham, for Mr Ogilvie’s final journey.

Mr Ogilvie died on June 19, aged 89.

Members of Brandon

2020-07-04 07:23
Planning report into breaches at Dominic Cummings' cottage

FURTHER details of the planning breaches at Dominic Cummings’ lockdown cottage have emerged after The Northern Echo exclusively obtained a copy of the investigation report.

The Durham County Council inquiry shows the house the Prime Minister’s chief aide helped to build

2020-07-04 07:23
Teesside researchers among best recruiters for coronavirus treatment trial

A NORTH-East research team has been one of the top recruiters of patients for a national trial of treatment for the coronavirus.

The team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been taking part in a national clinical trial to identify treatments beneficial for people

2020-07-03 20:53
Rescued baby birds tweet thanks to caring Scorton teens

CARING teens have rescued three young dying chiffchaffs and nursed them back to life after finding them as tiny bundles of half-starved fluff.

Emma and Bethany Farrow, in Years 7 and 8 and their friend Imogen Laws, in Year 8, students at Richmond School and Sixth Form College,

2020-07-03 20:08
Steve Bruce hails Allan Saint-Maximin as the 'signing of the season'

STEVE BRUCE has described Allan Saint-Maximin as the “signing of the season” – and expressed confidence the winger will not be leaving St James’ Park this summer.

Saint-Maximin was shortlisted for the Premier League’s Player of the Month award for June

2020-07-03 19:50
Sunderland close to completing deal for Bailey Wright

SUNDERLAND are hoping to tie up a deal for Bailey Wright following the official end of the defender’s contract at Bristol City.

Wright, who spent the second half of last season on loan at the Stadium of Light, is now a free agent after he was formally released from Ashton

2020-07-03 18:47
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On This Day in 2006: England captain Michael Vaughan ruled out of Ashes tour

Mere months after finally overcoming Australia in an Ashes series for the ages, England learned their tilt at retaining the urn Down Under would go ahead without inspirational captain Michael Vaughan.

The Yorkshireman had been the architect of the unforgettable 2005 triumph, mixing shrewd

today 05:59
Picture of the day – July 6

The world’s top cyclists set off from Dover when a stage of the Tour de France was held in England for only the second time in 1994.

Stages four and five of that year’s race took place on the English south coast as part of the celebrations to mark the opening of the Channel

today 05:59
Three reasons why you should own a weighted blanket

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You likely already know what a weighted blanket is due to the enthusiasm—and curiosity—surrounding them. On the off chance you

today 05:59
Deliveroo riders to be trained to spot signs of child abuse

Deliveroo riders will be trained to spot signs of child abuse in a bid to help identify those at risk who may be hidden due to the coronavirus lockdown.

The NSPCC have said they will provide training for hundreds of riders to help them recognise children at risk of abuse and

today 05:59
Spotify unveils new subscription plan for couples

Spotify is hoping to woo couples over to its music streaming platform with the launch of a new subscription plan across the UK.

Here's what music fans need to know.

What is the new subscription plan?

The new model means that two people living at the

today 05:59
Nando's reveal when their UK restaurants will reopen

Nando's have confirmed when their restaurants will reopen to diners across the UK.

The long-awaited news means that fans of the chain will be able to sit inside a branch to get their peri-peri fix for the first time in more than three months.

What have Nando's said?

today 05:59
McDonald's: The 15 most valuable toys you may have at home

An antiques website has partnered with a toy expert to reveal the most valuable McDonald's toys ever.

If you find a set of TY’s Teenie Beanie Boos (from 2000) - you could be sitting on £338.

Plus, there are loads more McDonald’s toys that are each

today 05:59
Driving lessons and tests return: What you can and can't do

Driving lessons have resumed across England, with learners once again able to sit the theory test.

The resumption of lessons and tests on July 4 comes three months after the Government ordered lessons and testing to be suspended for all but key workers. 

The

today 05:59
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today 05:59 On This Day in 2006: England captain Michael Vaughan ruled out of Ashes tour
today 05:59 Picture of the day – July 6
today 05:59 Three reasons why you should own a weighted blanket
today 05:59 Deliveroo riders to be trained to spot signs of child abuse
today 05:59 Spotify unveils new subscription plan for couples
today 05:59 Nando's reveal when their UK restaurants will reopen
today 05:59 McDonald's: The 15 most valuable toys you may have at home
today 05:59 Driving lessons and tests return: What you can and can't do
today 05:41 Campaign about the dangers of swimming in cold waters
today 05:41 Readers can again borrow books from County Durham libraries
today 05:41 Stewardess runs through the night to safeguard future of Shildon Railway Institute
today 05:41 Coronavirus meals project for shielding and vulnerable ends
today 05:41 Stylists open new Blossom and Crown salon after being made redundant from Elite Hair and Beauty
today 05:41 Disused church hall in Durham could be turned into bungalow
today 05:41 Confirmed Covid-19 cases at Aycliffe Business Park
today 05:41 Courier was caught returning to region with drug consignment
today 05:41 Arsonist jailed for torching car said 'I don't give a f***' before starting the fire
today 05:41 Coronavirus: What you need to know this Monday morning, July 6
today 04:56 Politicians and arts industry react to support package
today 04:56 Lewis Hamilton says taking knee ‘an important moment’ in fight for equality
today 04:38 Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from Inquiry
today 04:38 Ghislaine Maxwell to appear in court on bail application
today 04:38 Politicians and arts industry react to support package
today 04:38 Lewis Hamilton says taking knee ‘an important moment’ in fight for equality
today 03:53 Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from Inquiry
today 03:53 Ghislaine Maxwell to appear in court on bail application
today 03:35 Hairdressers to reopen in Northern Ireland on Monday
today 03:35 Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from Inquiry
today 02:50 What the papers say – July 6
today 02:50 Hairdressers to reopen in Northern Ireland on Monday
today 02:50 Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from Inquiry
today 02:32 What the papers say – July 6
today 01:47 Government spends big on traineeships to fight pandemic’s impact
today 01:29 Government spends big on traineeships to fight pandemic’s impact
today 00:44 Royal Mail launches fresh campaign to halt dog attacks
today 00:26 Government announces £1.57bn support package for the arts
today 00:26 Royal Mail launches fresh campaign to halt dog attacks
today 00:26 Bryson DeChambeau wins sixth PGA Tour title at Rocket Mortgage Classic
today 23:41 Sergio Ramos nets another winner as Real Madrid close in on title
today 23:41 Bryson DeChambeau wins sixth PGA Tour title at Rocket Mortgage Classic
today 23:23 Government announces £1.57bn support package for the arts
today 23:23 Kenny McLean urges Norwich to show pride in final five games of the season
today 23:23 Jamie Vardy staying at club has cemented his Leicester legacy – Brendan Rodgers
today 23:23 Sergio Ramos nets another winner as Real Madrid close in on title
today 22:38 Social care needs ‘huge amount of work’, says Starmer
today 22:38 Social care needs ‘huge amount of work’, says Starmer
today 22:38 Government announces £1.57bn support package for the arts
today 22:38 Che Adams ends long wait for Premier League goal as Southampton shock Man City
today 22:38 Nikola Katic sidelined for ‘foreseeable future’ after injury
today 22:38 Pep Guardiola at a loss to explain Manchester City’s nine defeats this season
Latest news from Great Britain
today 05:53 UK new car sales post smaller slump in June on annual basis
today 05:53 Universities at risk of insolvency unless Government offers a bailout package
today 05:53 Shouted at in shops and unable to lipread through masks: Hull's forgotten deaf community
today 05:53 Shouted at in shops and unable to lipread through masks: Hull's forgotten deaf community
today 05:32 Australia travel: Country shuts state border - when will it be open again?
today 05:32 Iran suffers devastating blow to nuclear efforts after fire ravages key site
today 05:32 Trump humiliation: US drugs regulator refuses to defend President Trump’s vaccine plans
today 05:32 Shark attack horror after diver is mauled to death while fishing in Australia
today 05:32 Money Heist season 5 theories: The Professor to abandon Raquel as star drops big hint
today 05:32 Nick Cordero dead at 41: Broadway star's wife confirms tragic death 'In disbelief'
today 05:32 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry could put US dream on hold amid COVID-19 citizenship issues
today 04:32 Coronavirus: People visiting Wales urged to behave safely as five-mile travel rule ends The Welsh government had imposed a "stay local" requirement which advised people to remain within five miles of their home.
today 04:29 Vital rights to remember when returning to work post-lockdown
today 04:29 Susanna Reid husband: Is Susanna Reid married? Inside GMB star's love live
today 04:29 Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating blow to Russia in new post-Brexit sanctions
today 04:29 Ozark season 4 theories: Sam death 'confirmed' as fans uncover fatal clues
today 04:29 UK heatwave map: Atlantic storms to batter Britain before 30C heat frenzy - latest charts
today 03:29 Coronavirus: Firms to be paid £1,000 bonuses to hire young people as part of economic recovery Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to unveil a raft of big-spending measures aimed at creating thousands of jobs.
today 03:29 Coronavirus: Debt is the 'sleeping giant' of problems caused by COVID-19, charity warns A food bank and financial advice service in north Derbyshire has seen a "harrowing" increase in demand during lockdown.
today 03:26 Call of Duty Modern Warfare update: Great Warzone patch news for PS4 and Xbox One
today 03:26 NCIS spoilers: Ellie Bishop star 'didn't think' Ziva David would ever return to the series
today 03:26 China crackdowns on nursery pupils in Hong Kong to learn new security law
today 03:26 South Carolina shooting: Nightclub attack kills two people and leaves eight wounded
today 03:26 Falkland Islands coronavirus case gives surprising clue about where pandemic originated
today 02:26 Exotic frog found in bunch of bananas in Wales after 'remarkable' 5,000-mile trip Asda supermarket staff discovered the creature at the chain's branch in Llanelli last week.
today 02:23 Ivanka Trump style: First Daughter wears stunning shirt dress for Independence Day
today 02:23 Lucifer plot hole: Fans uncover huge error in Chloe's police work 'A bit unrealistic'
today 02:23 Modi humiliation: Indian Prime Minister caught in PR fiasco with Ladakh border soldiers
today 02:23 Royal shock: Duchess of Cornwall makes worrying confession - 'I'm ashamed...'
today 02:23 South China Sea shock: Chinese media issues chilling warning of destruction to US ships
today 01:41 Andy Last wants Hull FC players to use fans' sacrifices as motivation
today 01:41 Andy Last wants Hull FC players to use fans' sacrifices as motivation
today 01:20 Brussels Panic: EU economy moments from DISASTER as companies prepare for major recession
today 01:20 UK arts funding: Rishi Sunak unveils 'world-beating' programme - Who can claim grants?
today 01:20 Don't mess up! Boris gives China strict instructions to follow to prevent 5G ban
today 01:20 Zara Tindall latest: Mike Tindall shares rare view in heartfelt video message
today 01:20 China disease fears: Chinese region rocked by suspected bubonic plague horror
today 01:20 London shooting: Man in his 50s shot in the stomach near Toby Carvery in Enfield
today 00:38 UK's Royal Mint celebrates singer Elton John with new commemorative coin
today 00:38 Genius trick Mrs Hinch fan uses to stop flies coming into her home
today 00:38 Genius trick Mrs Hinch fan uses to stop flies coming into her home
today 00:17 Inheritance Tax UK: This act could wipe out a sizeable IHT bill for spouses
today 00:17 Sharon Osbourne husband: Inside their 38-year marriage
today 00:17 Australian PM's 'inappropriate' breach of royal protocol around Prince William revealed
today 00:17 Weight loss: Apple cider vinegar detox diet to help beat belly fat
today 00:17 Peaky Blinders director on what he cut in season 5: ‘Didn’t want the audience distracted'
today 00:17 Prince Harry makes heartbreaking decision to delay important event due to coronavirus
today 00:17 Martin Lewis urges Britons to follow these 5 steps and save hundreds each year
today 00:17 Daily horoscope for July 6: YOUR star sign reading, astrology and zodiac forecast
today 00:17 'They're OUR waters' Brexiteer Richard Tice demands EU back down NOW in fishing deal talks
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