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Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed at a surgery in his constituency, police say. Sir David, who represented Southend West in Essex, was attacked on Friday afternoon at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea. Live updates: Man arrested on suspicion of murder after Conservative MP stabbed to death Please use Chrome browser
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COVID testing has been suspended at a private laboratory in Wolverhampton after an estimated 43,000 people were given incorrect results. An investigation was launched into reports of people receiving negative PCR test results after they had previously tested positive on a lateral flow device. NHS Test and Trace estimates that 400,000 coronavirus test samples were
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Clashes have broken out between Hungary football fans and police during England’s World Cup qualifier at Wembley Stadium. The violence began after officers entered the away stand to make an arrest. The Metropolitan Police said as they made the arrest – over alleged racist comments towards a steward – “minor disorder broke out involving other
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A minister has refused to apologise for the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, after a highly-critical report by MPs said thousands of lives were lost due to delays and mistakes by both ministers and their scientific advisers. “We followed, throughout, the scientific advice. We got the vaccine deployed extremely quickly, we protected our NHS
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The UK has recorded 39,851 new COVID cases and 143 coronavirus-related deaths in the latest 24-hour period, government data shows. It is the highest number of daily infections reported since 6 September – when 41,192 cases were recorded. The latest figures compare with 33,869 COVID-19 infections and 166 fatalities recorded yesterday, and 36,722 cases and
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