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Flood warnings remain in place with more rain to come

Severe flood warnings remain in place in the wake of Storm Dennis, with more rain expected to fall later this week.

The Environment Agency (EA) said downpours have swelled rivers to “exceptional” levels in parts of Britain.

Communities across the country are counting the ...

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Apple warns of coronavirus impact on results

Apple is warning investors it won’t meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the coronavirus outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.

The California-based company said on Monday all of its iPhone manufacturing facilities are outside Hubei province, the epicentre of ...

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World sees growing move towards net zero emissions goals – analysis

Almost half the world’s economic output is generated in areas where there are now moves to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, analysis suggests.

The analysis finds more than 39 trillion US dollars (£30 trillion) of the world’s annual gross domestic product (GDP), ...

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Flood warnings remain in place with more rain to come

Severe flood warnings remain in place in the wake of Storm Dennis, with more rain expected to fall later this week.

The Environment Agency (EA) said downpours have swelled rivers to “exceptional” levels in parts of Britain.

Communities across the country are counting the ...

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Stranded Britons waiting to be flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

More than 70 British nationals stranded on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship are waiting to find out if they will be evacuated after the Government indicated they could be flown home.

A Number 10 spokesman said on Monday those on board the Diamond Princess, which is docked off the coast of ...

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Broadcaster Ray Mears visits orphaned and injured koalas

British woodsman Ray Mears has travelled to Kangaroo Island in south Australia to visit koalas orphaned by the devastating bushfires.

More than 600 koalas were brought to the island’s Wildlife Park, where a rescue centre was created for the scores of animals orphaned after fires tore ...

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says Harry Maguire should have seen red

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists Harry Maguire should have been sent off before he scored the second goal in Manchester United’s 2-0 victory at Stamford Bridge.

Lampard lamented “confusing” Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decisions after Maguire avoided punishment for ...

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Measures to prevent crime could begin as early as nursery, experts say

Persistently naughty children from primary school upwards and their parents should be given professional support to reduce crime and antisocial behaviour further down the line, experts said.

People who engage in antisocial behaviour throughout their lives tend to start acting out earlier ...

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Doctors call for end to ‘torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange’

A group of 117 doctors and psychologists has called for an end to what it calls “the psychological torture and medical neglect of Julian Assange”.

WikiLeaks founder Assange is being held in Belmarsh Prison awaiting a hearing on February 24 which could see him extradited to the ...

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Measles complication warning amid ‘unfounded’ vaccine fears

Complications from measles are more serious than people realise, doctors have warned, amid increasing cases and “unfounded fears” about the vaccine.

The preventable viral infection can lead to “many and varied” conditions such as hepatitis, appendicitis, viral ...

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Fine Gael preparing to go into opposition, says Varadkar

Leo Varadkar has said his party is preparing to go into opposition in the new Dail.

After a six-hour parliamentary party meeting on Monday, the Fine Gael leader said he “relishes the challenge” to lead in opposition.

It was the first time the parliamentary party had met ...

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Hundreds injured at Amazon warehouses, figures show

Hundreds of people have been seriously injured at Amazon’s UK warehouses over the last three years, new figures have revealed, adding to questions over the company’s safety record.

The numbers, compiled by union GMB, show that 240 reports of serious injury or near misses were ...

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UK must be able to set own laws, chief Brexit negotiator insists

The UK’s chief Brexit negotiator has insisted that Britain must be able to set laws that suit itself when the country fully breaks away from the EU.

David Frost used a major speech in Brussels on Monday to state that Britain will not accept EU supervision to create a “level ...

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UK must be able to set own laws, chief Brexit negotiator insists

The UK’s chief Brexit negotiator has insisted that Britain must be able to set laws that suit itself when the country fully breaks away from the EU.

David Frost used a major speech in Brussels on Monday to state that Britain will not accept EU supervision to create a “level ...

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New IRA plans under-car bomb attack on Sinn Fein members – O’Neill

The New IRA is planning an under car bomb attack on a Sinn Fein member, the party’s vice president has warned.

Michelle O’Neill said she had been advised of the threat by police in Northern Ireland.

Last week, Ms O’Neill, Stormont’s deputy first minister, said ...

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I’m going to miss you: Love Island narrator pays tribute to Caroline Flack

Love Island narrator Iain Stirling remembered Caroline Flack’s “passion, warmth and infectious enthusiasm” as the show paid tribute to her on Monday.

The ITV2 dating show did not air on Saturday or Sunday after former presenter Flack was found dead at her home in east ...

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Launchbury ‘extremely proud’ of recent England career despite reduced role

Joe Launchbury takes enormous satisfaction from the current phase of his England career even though his days of being an automatic starter appear to be behind him.

Launchbury started 21 straight Tests from 2012 to 2015 when he was considered an automatic pick for the second row, but the ...

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Manchester United make Chelsea pay as VAR takes centre stage

Harry Maguire was on the scoresheet as Manchester United blew the Premier League’s top-four race wide open with a controversial 2-0 victory at misfiring Chelsea.

Maguire was fortunate to escape a red card for kicking Michy Batshuayi in the groin, while Chelsea saw goals for Kurt ...

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Bukayo Saka has aspirations to be a winger at Arsenal

Arsenal teenager Bukayo Saka may be making an impression at left-back but he still dreams of being a winger.

With Kieran Tierney out injured Saka has shone in his absence having been asked to play that position by Mikel Arteta, forging ahead of Sead Kolasinac in the pecking ...

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‘British weather proof’ solar technology developed by scientists

Scientists claim to have developed solar power technology that can produce around 20% more energy in cloudy weather, compared to conventional solar cells.

Researchers say their co-called “British weather proof” technology is cheaper, more energy efficient and more flexible than ...

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Labour’s Nandy says she would vote to scrap monarchy in a referendum

Labour leadership contender Lisa Nandy has said she would vote to scrap the monarchy in any future referendum on the royal family.

The backbench MPs’ rivals to replace Jeremy Corbyn, Sir Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long-Bailey, said they would support the monarchy in such a ...

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