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Debenhams stores set to close putting 12,000 jobs at risk as rescue hopes fade for 242-year-old UK retailer

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Replying to @BBCSport: Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after testing positive for coronavirus.

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Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after testing positive for coronavirus.

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Topshop, Burton and Dorothy Perkins owner, UK retail giant Arcadia, goes into administration - with 13,000 jobs at risk

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Iran's most senior nuclear scientist assassinated near the capital Tehran, country's defence ministry says

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R number of Covid-19 falls below 1 in UK for first time since August, indicating epidemic is no longer growing

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England's latest coronavirus tiers are announced, with Liverpool and London in tier two and Manchester in tier three

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President Trump pardons his former top security adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI

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Diego Maradona was one of football's most gifted players

The Argentine boasted a rare combination of flair, flamboyance, vision and speed which mesmerised fans

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Diego Maradona, Argentina football legend and one of the greatest players of all time, dies at 60

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Iran releases British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert in prisoner swap deal, Iranian state media say

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Number of unemployed people in the UK expected to peak at 2.6 million next year, Chancellor Rishi Sunak says

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UK government set to borrow £394bn this year, the highest amount ever in peacetime history, to help deal with coronavirus pandemic

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“All the governments agreed that we should balance the need to protect public health with also allowing people to be with their loved ones”

UK Cabinet Officer Michael Gove outlines plans for Christmas restrictions

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Up to three UK households can meet indoors during a five-day Christmas period of 23-27 December, government leaders agree

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Harry Dunn's parents lose High Court battle against UK Foreign Office over whether their son's alleged killer had diplomatic immunity at time of crash in 2019

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US President Donald Trump accepts that the formal transition to Joe Biden's White House can finally begin

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Replying to @BBCSport: A maximum of 4,000 fans are to be allowed at outdoor events in the lowest-risk areas when the national lockdown in England en…

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A maximum of 4,000 fans are to be allowed at outdoor events in the lowest-risk areas when the national lockdown in England ends on 2 December.

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Covid-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford is 70% effective, large scale trial shows

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England to enter tougher three-tier system of Covid restrictions when national lockdown ends on 2 December

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Coronavirus infection rates are levelling off in England and Scotland and decreasing in Wales and Northern Ireland, ONS data suggests

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