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1 Police officer shot dead at Croydon Custody Centre

Police officer shot dead at Croydon Custody Centre

The long-serving sergeant was an "inspiration to all who knew him", says one colleague.
2 Covid: Coronavirus cases in England up 60% in a week

Covid: Coronavirus cases in England up 60% in a week

Every case is estimated to result in between 1.2 and 1.5 further infections, government estimates find.
3 Covid: Lockdowns for Cardiff, Swansea and Llanelli

Covid: Lockdowns for Cardiff, Swansea and Llanelli

Two of Wales' biggest cities are included, with 1.5 million people in total now affected.
4 Covid-19: Leeds household mixing ban confirmed by government

Covid-19: Leeds household mixing ban confirmed by government

The ban comes in at midnight after a rise in Covid-19 cases, Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirms.
5 Covid-19: Virus spread speeds up and local restrictions for Cardiff and Leeds

Covid-19: Virus spread speeds up and local restrictions for Cardiff and Leeds

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday evening.
6 Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state in US capitol

Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state in US capitol

Thousands have already paid their respects as she lay in repose outside the Supreme Court this week.
7 Paris attack: Two people stabbed near former Charlie Hebdo office

Paris attack: Two people stabbed near former Charlie Hebdo office

Two suspects are arrested after the incident near the scene of the deadly 2015 attack on the magazine.
8 Covid vaccine: Trial of new coronavirus vaccine starts in UK

Covid vaccine: Trial of new coronavirus vaccine starts in UK

It is only the second vaccine to enter large scale trials in the UK and early signs suggest it can trigger an immune response.
9 Covid: Ex-minister urges more economic help for women

Covid: Ex-minister urges more economic help for women

Caroline Nokes calls for extra support for the beauty sector and others with large female workforces.
10 London to go on Covid-19 watchlist as cases rise

London to go on Covid-19 watchlist as cases rise

Mayor Sadiq Khan says the city is at "a worrying tipping point" as cases rise across the boroughs.
11 'Don’t scapegoat students over Covid outbreaks'

'Don’t scapegoat students over Covid outbreaks'

Students should be able to cancel accommodation and study from home, says lecturers' union.
12 European Commission to challenge Apple tax bill verdict

European Commission to challenge Apple tax bill verdict

EU court ruling that the tech giant does not have to pay hefty back taxes to Ireland goes back to court.
13 Covid-hit university students: 'Why have they sent us here?'

Covid-hit university students: 'Why have they sent us here?'

Students caught up in a spate of Covid outbreaks question why university residences were allowed to open.
14 Coronavirus restrictions: Students on their 'last night of freedom'

Coronavirus restrictions: Students on their 'last night of freedom'

Freshers week is a rite of passage for students across the country - but coronavirus restrictions are on the horizon.
15 Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank expecting a baby, Buckingham Palace says

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank expecting a baby, Buckingham Palace says

She says she and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, are "so excited" about the child, due early next year.
16 Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Personal trainer honours her with push-ups by casket

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Personal trainer honours her with push-ups by casket

The late Supreme Court justice's personal trainer pays his respects as she lies in state at the US Capitol.
17 Lizzo says body positivity has become too 'commercialised' and 'cool'

Lizzo says body positivity has become too 'commercialised' and 'cool'

Pop star Lizzo says the movement has been hijacked by those who don't need to benefit from it.
18 Covid-19 restrictions: 'South Asian weddings should have 400 guests - not 15'

Covid-19 restrictions: 'South Asian weddings should have 400 guests - not 15'

British Asian weddings are traditionally lavish affairs that tend to have hundreds of guests.
19 The threat of 'vaccine nationalism'

The threat of 'vaccine nationalism'

Ros Atkins looks at why vaccine nationalism is a growing concern in the global effort to tackle Covid-19.
20 Michael Kiwanuka accepts Mercury Prize in TV studio

Michael Kiwanuka accepts Mercury Prize in TV studio

Instead of a ballroom full of excitable musicians, the Mercury Prize 2020 was handed out in the socially distanced One Show studio.
21 Coronavirus: Are the lockdown restrictions too strict?

Coronavirus: Are the lockdown restrictions too strict?

Some people, including scientists, believe the hard lockdown measures can be confusing.
22 How worried should we be about deadly cyber-attacks?

How worried should we be about deadly cyber-attacks?

Experts have been warning for years that it's not a matter of if, but when, hackers will kill somebody.
23 Quiz of the week: Who made history at the 'pand-Emmys'?

Quiz of the week: Who made history at the 'pand-Emmys'?

How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?
24 Coronavirus: 'We're Australian but we're trapped in the UK'

Coronavirus: 'We're Australian but we're trapped in the UK'

Thousands of Australians are stuck in the UK after struggling to return due to strict travel rules.
25 Coronavirus infection: Is there a North-South divide in England?

Coronavirus infection: Is there a North-South divide in England?

Half of people in northern England are facing additional restrictions - but no-one in the South.
26 Britpop: Photographer Kevin Cummins revisits the 90s

Britpop: Photographer Kevin Cummins revisits the 90s

The music scene's heady days are chronicled in a new book by former NME photographer Kevin Cummins.
27 The German medical students who want to learn about abortion

The German medical students who want to learn about abortion

Lack of training is restricting access to abortion in Germany, but students are trying to change that.
28 Breonna Taylor: Why it's hard to charge US police over shootings

Breonna Taylor: Why it's hard to charge US police over shootings

There are reasons why it's rare that excessive use of police force leads to a trial. Here they are.
29 'One day everyone will use China's digital currency'

'One day everyone will use China's digital currency'

China plans a digital version of its currency, which some say could become a big global payment system.
30 Tottenham handed Carabao Cup bye after Orient players test positive for coronavirus

Tottenham handed Carabao Cup bye after Orient players test positive for coronavirus

Tottenham are awarded a bye into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup after their tie with Leyton Orient was called off.
31 West Ham: David Moyes to manage Wolves game from home

West Ham: David Moyes to manage Wolves game from home

West Ham assistant Alan Irvine says boss David Moyes will still manage Sunday's game against Wolves, but from home as he is still self-isolating.
32 'The weather is so, so cold' - Nadal ready for 'tough' Paris conditions

'The weather is so, so cold' - Nadal ready for 'tough' Paris conditions

Twelve-time champion Rafael Nadal says the colder weather at a delayed French Open will provide the toughest conditions he has faced in Paris.
33 Football Focus: Thiago Silva says Frank Lampard is the reason he joined Chelsea

Football Focus: Thiago Silva says Frank Lampard is the reason he joined Chelsea

Thiago Silva tells Football Focus' Caroline de Moraes that Frank Lampard is the reason he decided to move to Chelsea after eight seasons with Paris St-Germain.
34 Europa League: What a performance! Calhanoglu stars for AC Milan against Norway's Bodo/Glimt

Europa League: What a performance! Calhanoglu stars for AC Milan against Norway's Bodo/Glimt

Turkish international Hakan Calhanoglu scores two and sets up a third in AC Milan's 3-2 Europa League win over Norway's Bodo/Glimt.
35 Coronavirus: Where do governments borrow money?

Coronavirus: Where do governments borrow money?

How does it work when a government wants to borrow money, and when does it have to pay it back?
36 Coronavirus: What help are self-employed getting from government?

Coronavirus: What help are self-employed getting from government?

What is being done for the five million self-employed people in the UK facing a sudden loss of income?
37 Coronavirus: Will the new Job Support Scheme help me? And other questions

Coronavirus: Will the new Job Support Scheme help me? And other questions

An NHS contact tracing app has finally been launched in England and Wales. We answer some of your questions.
38 UK travel restrictions: Which countries are on the UK's quarantine list?

UK travel restrictions: Which countries are on the UK's quarantine list?

Key holiday spots are being regularly added to the travel quarantine list as infection rates rise.
39 Covid rules: What are the new coronavirus restrictions?

Covid rules: What are the new coronavirus restrictions?

How will the new restrictions affect work and leisure time?
40 Coronavirus: How does Covid-19 test-and-trace work?

Coronavirus: How does Covid-19 test-and-trace work?

People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are being traced.
41 Unemployment rate: How many people are out of work?

Unemployment rate: How many people are out of work?

The number of people claiming benefits has surged, but the unemployment rate has barely moved. Why?
42 Coronavirus: How many people can attend a wedding?

Coronavirus: How many people can attend a wedding?

Wedding ceremonies can now be held but the rules on who can attend vary around the UK.
43 Coronavirus: Can my child go to school with a cold?

Coronavirus: Can my child go to school with a cold?

Schools are adopting measures to reduce the spread of coronavirus and keep pupils safe.
44 Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules?

Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules?

Coronavirus cases are increasing, so what are the rules on social distancing?
45 ‘Our foster child asked us to adopt him – by drawing himself on to a family photo’

‘Our foster child asked us to adopt him – by drawing himself on to a family photo’

George was neglected by his parents, then an adoption went wrong. There was only one family that he felt loved by.
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