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The percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 in England has decreased slightly but remains high, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Around 1 in 55 people who are not in care homes, hospitals or other institutional settings had the virus in the week ending 16 January. In the last […]

A prankster pretending to be Piers Morgan managed to fool Donald Trump into thinking he was speaking to the real TV presenter. It happened in October while the former president and Apprentice star was on Air Force One, Morgan said. Mr Trump, who left the White House for the final time earlier this week, only […]

In honour of Burns Night, a packet of haggis has been launched to the edge of space for the first time. Scottish butcher Simon Howie worked with space education and research firm Stratonauts to launch the 454g haggis in Perth and Kinross this month. The haggis was attached to a weather balloon and soared more […]

The brother of one of the Reading terror attack victims has spoken on what would have been his 40th birthday, saying his life had been “taken away for no reason whatsoever”. American Joe Ritchie-Bennett, 39, had planned to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to celebrate his big day and later travel to Greece and Tanzania. He was […]

The government has “considered” the full closure of the UK’s borders amid concerns about new COVID variants being imported from abroad, a cabinet minister has revealed. This week, the government closed all UK travel corridors – which had allowed arrivals from some countries to avoid having to quarantine – until at least 15 February. People […]

Investigators have arrested 320 of the UK’s most dangerous child sex offenders since the first coronavirus lockdown, it has been revealed. The round-up formed part of a nationwide police operation to target online predators during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen internet usage soar, including for home learning with schools closed. It led to a […]