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A paramedic who survived Covid-19 is calling on others who have recovered from the virus to join him in donating blood plasma that could help treat people with coronavirus. Richard Webb-Stevens, who works for the London Ambulance Service, fell critically ill in March and was taken to Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow by his colleagues. […]

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There has been a surge of interest in moving to the country due to city dwellers’ priorities changing during the coronavirus lockdown, estate agents have said. People are looking for more outdoor space, and may have more flexibility to work from home, Rightmove said. Across the UK, enquiries about buying a home in a village […]

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Image copyright PA Image caption Geoff Pugh said he was only at the car park for 23 minutes A motorist says he was “flabbergasted” to receive a £90 parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park. Geoff Pugh, 52, was handed the penalty after taking his wife and two children for […]

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Six year-old Ayaan and Mikaeel, along with their community, have raised more than £37,000 for the Yemen crisis. With the ongoing conflict in Yemen tens of thousands of lives have been lost. An estimated 24m people, equivalent to 80% of the country’s population, are now in need of humanitarian aid to survive. The scale of […]

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Image copyright CUBG Image caption A record-breaking temperature of 38.7C (101.7F) was recorded at Cambridge University Botanic Garden in July 2019 Climate change driven by industrial society is having an increasing impact on the UK’s weather, the Met Office says. Its annual UK report confirms that 2019 was the 12th warmest year in a series […]

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While cases of pre-eclampsia are increasing around the world, St George’s Hospital in London has managed to cut the most severe type of cases by 80%. Pre-eclampsia is a dangerous condition that can threaten the life of a pregnant woman and her unborn baby. It results in the deaths of half a million women around […]

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Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Stella Frew was pronounced dead at the scene in Sutton on Friday A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman who died after she was struck by a van. Stella Frew, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene in Tonfield Road, Sutton, south-west London, just before […]

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The Science Museum in London is reopening on 19 August after being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. In 2019, an exhibition opened at the site that told the stories of previous pandemics. The museum says it has started collecting objects from this latest one – such as signage and medical technology – to tell […]

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Alex McDonald is a security guard for the historic ship Cutty Sark, which is based in Greenwich, south-east London. During the coronavirus lockdown, he spent a great deal of time patrolling the empty vessel. He recorded some of his thoughts about the boat, which he says comes “alive” even when tourists are not there. boiler […]

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Image copyright James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam Image caption Former Uber drivers James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam Two former Uber drivers will face the ride-hailing giant in court this week in a case that will decide whether Uber drivers should be classed as workers or self-employed. Yaseen Aslam and James Farrar say by classing drivers […]

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