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Woman killed herself after mental health worsened in lockdown, inquest hears
Coroner says Julie Sharrock, 59, ‘felt lonely, isolated and in fear of the outside’ during Covid pandemic

Tobi Thomas

25, Feb, 2021 @12:33 PM

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Cumbrian campaigners warn minister of legal action over coalmine
Group tells Robert Jenrick it intends to contest his decision not to challenge plans for new deep mine

Tommy Greene

25, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Welsh watchdog criticises lack of action since home-school scurvy death
Children’s commissioner says moves to better regulate home education have been slow and ineffective

Steven Morris

25, Feb, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Keir Starmer under pressure to back plans for corporation tax rise
Labour leader has faced backlash after saying he would oppose any new tax on business in budget

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

24, Feb, 2021 @7:54 PM

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Seeking the west coast of Yorkshire | Brief letters
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24, Feb, 2021 @6:29 PM

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Covid cases among asylum seekers at Napier barracks higher than thought
Home affairs committee chair Yvette Cooper ‘astonished’ by Priti Patel’s responses to questions

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Heathrow hit by £2bn loss as airport calls for more Covid support
Passenger numbers slumped to 22.1m in 2020, the smallest annual total since 1975

Joanna Partridge and Jasper Jolly

24, Feb, 2021 @8:38 AM

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Met police hails success in county lines drugs crackdown
Covid lockdowns and new tactics have contributed to rise in charges against drug dealers

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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UK weather: up to 17C expected in parts of England this week
Spring-like conditions will make it feel more like May than February, say forecasters

Lucy Campbell

23, Feb, 2021 @7:24 PM

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Frank Edgar obituary
Other lives: Civil servant who began as a clerk and rose to be deputy director of the Northern Ireland Court Service

Susan Hodgett

23, Feb, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Labour scraps all-female shortlist for Liverpool mayor
Figures on left accuse party of trying to keep Corbyn-endorsed candidate Anna Rothery off ballot

Maya Wolfe-Robinson and Helen Pidd

23, Feb, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Scotland's stages: how coronavirus lockdown will be eased
Unlike England’s roadmap, Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘strategic framework’ avoids setting specific dates

Matthew Weaver

23, Feb, 2021 @6:09 PM

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