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Covid pressure on health visitors puts generation of babies at risk, charities say
NSPCC and others urge government to fund rebuilding of struggling support service

Harriet Sherwood

29, Oct, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Covid has devastated UK pub industry, says Camra
2021 Good Beer Guide, published by Camra, says restrictions could ‘make or break’ industry

Rebecca Smithers

29, Oct, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Most black British children report experiencing racism at school
YMCA poll finds 70% under pressure to change hair, 95% hear racist language and almost half think racism is biggest barrier to success

Sally Weale Education correspondent

29, Oct, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Turkish health minister describes ‘scary’ rise in cases – as it happened
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Jessica Murray (now), Archie Bland, Aamna Mohdin, Matthew Weaver and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

28, Oct, 2020 @11:54 PM

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Covid testing: does Operation Moonshot have a shot at success?
UK government is pinning hopes on mass testing but public health directors find flaws in thinking

Robert Booth, Social affairs correspondent

28, Oct, 2020 @8:52 PM

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France imposes four-week national lockdown to combat coronavirus
Emmanuel Macron calls for collective effort during ‘brutal brake’ after record number of new Covid-19 cases

Kim Willsher in Paris

28, Oct, 2020 @8:07 PM

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Top medical advisers arguing for tighter coronavirus restrictions in England
Sir Patrick Vallance and Prof Chris Whitty fear deaths this winter could exceed those in spring

Sarah Boseley Health editor

28, Oct, 2020 @7:18 PM

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10% of England's population could be tested for Covid-19 every week
Exclusive: NHS test and trace asks public health directors to sign up to rapid saliva testing plan

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Oct, 2020 @7:09 PM

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Turkey threatens legal action over Charlie Hebdo's caricature of president
Satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo depicted Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in his underwear

Kim Willsher

28, Oct, 2020 @6:45 PM

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US blocking selection of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to be next head of WTO
Sources say it is unclear if move is attempt to sabotage trade body much criticised by Trump

Larry Elliott Economics editor

28, Oct, 2020 @6:37 PM

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Canadians increasingly open to welcoming immigrants and refugees – study
Canadians positive even as millions remain out of work and country faces grim economic projections due to pandemic

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

28, Oct, 2020 @6:09 PM

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Four Iranians who died crossing Channel were part of same family
Rasul Iran Nezhad and Shiva Mohammad Panahi drowned along with their children Anita and Armin

Michael Safi, Akhtar Mohammad Makoii and Jamie Grierson

28, Oct, 2020 @4:38 PM

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