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Joe Biden says Supreme Court nomination is a “threat to democracy” – BBC News

The Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has appealed to Republican senators to delay appointing a new justice to the US Supreme Court until after elections […]

Student Covid outbreaks were modelled and “entirely predictable” says government adviser – BBC News

The UK government has defended its decision to allow hundreds of thousands of students in England to return to university for the new term, despite […]

Trump nominates religious conservative Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court – BBC News

President Trump has announced that he is nominating the conservative federal judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the US Supreme Court. The nomination will […]

Student anger and frustration as thousands forced into university lockdown – BBC News

University students across the UK have been speaking of their fears, anger and frustration after being forced into lockdown. 1,700 students in Manchester have been […]

A quarter of UK population under tighter lockdowns as coronavirus cases surge – BBC News

Around a quarter of the UK’s population are living under tighter coronavirus restrictions. New rules are being introduced in Cardiff, Leeds and Blackpool, banning households […]

A million people download new NHS contact-tracing app on day of launch – BBC News

The new NHS contact tracing app has been launched in England and Wales. Anyone over 16 is being encouraged to download it on to their […]

Chancellor warns of more job losses despite new measures to protect economy – BBC News

The Chancellor has set out new measures to try to protect millions of jobs and the economy over the next six months, as coronavirus restrictions […]

New measures to protect millions of jobs during Covid second wave – BBC News

The Chancellor is set to announce new measures to protect millions of jobs in the months ahead, in the face of intense pressure from business […]

Haulage firms blame government after Brexit warning of 7,000 lorry queues in Kent – BBC News

The road haulage industry has reacted angrily to a warning from the government that there could be queues of 7,000 lorries in Kent, if companies […]

Boris Johnson declares “perilous turning point” with new restrictions for up to 6 months – BBC News

The United Kingdom has reached “a perilous turning point” in its struggle to contain coronavirus according to Boris Johnson. The prime minister has set out […]

Covid: Boris Johnson calls for 'resolve' to fight coronavirus over winter – BBC News

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on the public to “summon the discipline and the resolve” to follow the new coronavirus rules announced on Tuesday. […]