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Sir Keir Starmer accuses ‘shameful’ Johnson of trying to shift blame on Covid-19

Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of “trying to shift the blame” for the Government’s coronavirus failings onto care homes after the Prime Minister suggested “too many” did not properly follow procedures.

The Labour leader said the PM had been ...

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Doctors at Vatican hospital separate conjoined twins whose skulls were fused

Doctors at the Vatican’s paediatric hospital said they have successfully separated conjoined twins whose skulls were fused back-to-back, an exceedingly rare surgery for an equally rare congenital defect.

The twins, Ervina and Prefina Bangalo, were born June 29, 2018 in Mbaiki, ...

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Lockdown activity increase should be ‘sustained’

People who boosted their exercise level during lockdown should try to keep it up, researchers have said.

It comes after a new study found that Britons were more likely to meet physical activity goals at the height of the social distancing restrictions.

The national lockdown ...

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Graham Potter hopes to avoid turbulent end to season

Graham Potter has compared Premier League management to “fixing a plane while it’s up in the air” as he looks to avoid a turbulent end to his first season in charge of Brighton.

Victory over Norwich last time out lifted the Seagulls nine points clear of the relegation ...

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Adam Lallana will not play for Liverpool again

Liverpool’s Adam Lallana will not play for the club again as the club honours an agreement with the out-of-contract midfielder not to put him at risk of injury.

The 32-year-old signed a short-term deal to tie him over until the end of this extended campaign but it was always the ...

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Steve Bruce calls on Premier League clubs to help struggling EFL counterparts

Steve Bruce has called on Premier League clubs to fund a rescue package for their struggling EFL counterparts amid a brewing financial crisis in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sky Bet Championship Wigan became the latest club to go into administration last week just a month after ...

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Pep Guardiola to discuss John Stones’ Manchester City future at end of season

Pep Guardiola has cast doubt over John Stones’ future at Manchester City.

City manager Guardiola has always spoken highly of the England defender, who moved to the Etihad Stadium in the same summer he did, in 2016.

In 2018, Guardiola even went as far as to say “as long as ...

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Late Jamie Vardy strike earns Leicester point at 10-man Arsenal

Jamie Vardy hit a late equaliser as Leicester came from behind to earn a point at 10-man Arsenal in a match where VAR was at the forefront.

The Gunners were looking for a fourth consecutive Premier League win for the first time in 21 months but had to settle for a 1-1 ...

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Mikel Arteta irked at Leicester not being reduced to 10 men when Arsenal were

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta claimed Leicester should have been reduced to 10 men during the first half as his side drew 1-1 with the Foxes at the Emirates Stadium.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put the Gunners ahead in the 21st minute and they could have been even further in front as Kasper ...

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Barnier and Frost to dine on fish as they discuss trade deal at Number 10

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator and his UK counterpart will have a private dinner in Downing Street on Tuesday evening, where fish will be on the menu.

Michel Barnier and David Frost will kick off the latest round of trade-deal talks by dining on chargrilled asparagus, followed by a ...

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Rishi Sunak to unveil youth unemployment scheme in coronavirus recovery package

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will unveil a £2 billion scheme aimed at alleviating youth unemployment by subsidising work placements when he sets out his coronavirus recovery package.

A three-point plan to boost the ailing economy by helping job creation will include a plan to help pay for ...

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Driverless trains would have meant no ‘brave Tube drivers’ during 7/7 bombings

The Mayor of London has suggested that, if the capital had driverless trains, “brave Tube drivers” would not have been present to guide people to safety after the 7/7 bombings.

Sadiq Khan said passengers had been walked out of “deep Tube lines” after the terror ...

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Nigel Pearson pleased after Danny Welbeck’s wonder goal helps Watford move clear

Watford manager Nigel Pearson was pleased for Danny Welbeck after his wonder goal boosted his side’s survival chances in a 2-1 win over Norwich.

Welbeck capitalised on a deflected cross to hit an incredible overhead kick as Nigel Pearson’s side came from a goal behind to secure ...

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard unhappy at having to endure ‘nerve-wracking’ finish

Frank Lampard was frustrated with Chelsea’s lack of control during their thrilling 3-2 victory at Crystal Palace.

Goals from Olivier Giroud, Christian Pulisic and Tammy Abraham ensured the Blues took the points from an end-to-end London derby, but it could have been very ...

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EFL refutes Wigan owner’s reasons for putting club in administration

EFL chiefs have strongly rejected claims by the Wigan owner Au Yeung Wai Kay that the coronavirus pandemic “fundamentally undermined” his ability to fund the club and avoid a collapse into administration.

The club’s administrators have written to Au Yeung’s UK ...

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Chelsea see off plucky Palace to stay on track for top four

Chelsea remained on course for a top-four finish after getting the better of Crystal Palace in a five-goal thriller at Selhurst Park.

The Blues were in cruise control after Olivier Giroud and Christian Pulisic struck, but Wilfried Zaha ended his goal drought to give the hosts ...

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Brentford boost automatic promotion chances with late victory over Charlton

Said Benrahma and Ethan Pinnock sealed a dramatic comeback as Brentford boosted their bid for automatic promotion to the Premier League with a 2-1 win over Charlton.

The Addicks led through an eighth-minute goal from Macauley Bonne, but Benrahma levelled from the penalty spot before ...

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Bands and venues back appeal to save Scottish music industry

Bands including Biffy Clyro and Primal Scream are among signatories to a letter calling on the Scottish Government to support music businesses “before it is too late”.

The newly established Scottish Commercial Music Industry Taskforce has written to Culture Secretary Fiona ...

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Stunning Danny Welbeck overhead kick inspires Watford to vital win over Norwich

Watford’s survival chances were handed a huge boost as a Danny Welbeck wonder-strike secured a 2-1 win over Norwich at Vicarage Road.

Welbeck capitalised on a deflected cross to hit an incredible overhead kick as Nigel Pearson’s side came from a goal down to secure their first ...

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Could TikTok be banned in the UK?

A ban of social media app TikTok in the UK is “plausible” but “less likely” than in some other countries, an industry expert has said.

The app’s Chinese roots have come under scrutiny in the US and elsewhere amid security concerns over potential ties to the ...

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Kirsten Oswald elected as new SNP Westminster deputy leader

The SNP’s new deputy leader at Westminster will play a key role in holding the Conservative Government to account, Ian Blackford has said.

He spoke out after East Renfrewshire MP Kirsten Oswald was elected into the post.

Mr Blackford, the SNP leader in the Commons, praised his ...

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