Covid: Laptop allocation for deprived pupils cut at some schools

One head teacher says he was "flattened" when the 61 laptops he was expecting was cut to 13.

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Covid: Deaths increase by 11 in Scotland

A further 1,433 positive cases were registered in the past 24 hours with largest increases in Glasgow and Lanarkshire.

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Man fined £10,000 after 50 attend Manchester party

Greater Manchester Police says it has issued 52 fines since tier three rules came into force.

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Covid-19: Warrington tier 3 rules brought forward to Tuesday

The council says the restrictions must be imposed earlier to “urgently” bring down case numbers.

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Conservative MPs ‘faced abuse’ over Angela Rayner’s ‘scum’ remark

The party wants the Labour leader to apologise for Angela Rayner’s “unparliamentary behaviour”.

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North Belfast trouble: Police and fire crews attacked

Masonry, bricks and bottles were thrown at officers following trouble in north Belfast on Friday night.

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Covid-19: Schools may need to close to some year groups, scientist warns

Sending some children home may be the only way to control infection rates, Prof Neil Ferguson says.

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Covid: Policing lockdown ‘challenging’ because of public’s ‘fatigue’

People must take responsibility to keep to Wales’ coronavirus lockdown rules, a police chief warns.

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Duchess of Cambridge’s photo project opens at National Memorial Arboretum

The Duchess of Cambridge’s exhibition features images of life during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh house: Watch stolen in Northampton raid

Northamptonshire Police says a gold pocket watch stolen is of “great historic value”.

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Covid-19: South Yorkshire wakes up to tier 3 restrictions

Millions are now under England’s tightest rules, as the first full day of Wales’ “firebreak” lockdown begins.

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Why AI live fact-checked the 2020 US presidential debates

The software should be able to speed up the time in takes to separate truth from fiction.

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Shakespeare’s Globe among venues to get slice of Culture Recovery Fund

The London venue is one of 35 venues to get millions of pounds from the Culture Recovery Fund.

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School meals: Marcus Rashford ‘proud’ of community response

The England striker says he is “overwhelmed” by the support from councils and businesses.

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Is Scotland moving towards independence?

Six years ago Scotland rejected independence but now polls consistently show a majority back it. Why?

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Dundee’s V&A given emergency £1m Covid bailout

The Dundee gallery is one of the beneficiaries of Scottish government funding aimed at “flagship cultural venues”.

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What happens when a Banksy appears?

Nottingham residents are excited about the arrival of a Banksy mural – but what will happen to it?

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Friends fundraise to help four-year-old communicate

Four-year-old Chloe Osborne from Redditch cannot speak or use sign language.

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Covid blood plasma donation: What is blood plasma?

The NHS wants us to donate blood plasma to help fight Covid-19. But why?

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Photographs capture ‘pivotal’ decade in Sheffield’s history

A new exhibition of images from 1980s Sheffield has gone on show at the city’s Weston Park Museum.

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