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Image copyright AFP Image caption London’s transport network is facing arguably its biggest challenge How have people’s feelings changed about using public transport during the coronavirus pandemic, and what will the post-lockdown commute look like? Carys Barton has worked in a hospital in the centre of London for the whole of lockdown and commutes in […]

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Yarde’s father attended his first world title shot against Sergey Kovalev in August British light-heavyweight Anthony Yarde says he will take any emotion out of boxing when he returns to the ring following the deaths of two family members with coronavirus. “Its one of those things you have to get by,” Yarde told BBC Radio […]

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Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Up to 10 million key workers and their households can now book a coronavirus test online or through their employer. The move allows all essential workers in England to register for tests on the government’s website, if they or a family member have virus symptoms. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption From Monday temporary measures will mean passengers will no longer be able to board using the front door Passengers will only be allowed to board London’s buses using the middle door during the coronavirus pandemic, Transport for London (TfL) has said. The changes to protect drivers follow concerns that […]

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Image copyright PIPPA FOWLES / DOWNING STREET HANDOUT Image caption The PM outside Downing Street before he was admitted to hospital Boris Johnson “must rest up” after he was moved from intensive care with coronavirus, his father has said. Stanley Johnson told the BBC’s Today: “He took one for the team and we’ve got to […]

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Image copyright Reuters A member of Metropolitan Police staff has died after contracting coronavirus, the force has confirmed. In a statement, it said a member of staff in its contact centre, who had pre-existing health conditions, died after testing positive for COVID-19. Scotland Yard said it would not be releasing a name in line with […]

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Image copyright Getty Images The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has jumped by more than 100 in a day for the first time. The death toll has risen from 475 to 578, health officials have confirmed, with 11,658 confirmed cases. The latest figures came after Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled an aid programme to […]

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Image copyright Handout Image caption Natalia Kurteczko plans to move out of her home and into a hostel next month A self-employed events organiser said she would need to leave her home and move into a hostel after work suddenly dried up because of the coronavirus. Natalia Kurteczko, 30, has lived in Oxford for seven […]

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Arteta was named Arsenal manager in December 2019 Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus and the club’s game against Brighton on Saturday has been postponed. The Gunners have closed their training ground and club staff who had recent contact with Arteta will now self-isolate. The Premier League will hold “an emergency club […]

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If you’ve travelled on the London Underground you’ll know how hot it can get. But what if the stifling air could be put to good use? At Islington’s derelict City Road station, a huge fan extracts warm air from the Northern Line tunnels and sends it to an energy centre above ground. It is used […]

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