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Aleksandar Mitrovic is eager to make up for lost time when Fulham face Brentford in the Sky Bet Championship play-off final, according to manager Scott Parker. The ex-Newcastle striker only scored three times after football resumed, with his availability affected by a three-match ban and then a hamstring injury, but still ended the regular season […]

The majority of support workers have seen a surge in behaviour problems and family issues among children living in poverty during the pandemic, a report suggests. Around three in four frontline workers report a greater need for mental health support (77%), more behaviour issues (75%) and difficulties in parent-child relationships (74%) amid the Covid-19 crisis. […]

Average petrol and diesel prices both rose by 3p per litre in July, new figures show. The average cost of a litre of petrol increased from £1.11 to £1.14 while diesel was hiked from £1.15 to £1.18, according to RAC Fuel Watch data. That added nearly £2 to the cost of filling up a typical […]

The NHS Test and Trace programme needs to be scaled up in order to reopen schools safely, researchers have said. A new modelling study has implied that reopening schools in September must be combined with a high-coverage test-trace-isolate strategy to avoid a second wave of Covid-19 later this year. The study comes as Australian research […]

A restaurant in Balham has engaged the services of 12 large toy bears to help enforce social distancing measures for diners. Tagine, which serves north African cuisine in south London, reopened on July 4 after closing for months during the coronavirus pandemic. And to keep post-lockdown customers apart from one another, as well as to […]

Nine out of 10 medium-sized businesses have made staff redundant due to the Covid-19 crisis, a study suggests. Just under a third of 500 firms surveyed said they had already made around a fifth of their workforce redundant, despite the Government’s Job Retention Scheme running until the end of October. More than four-fifths of those […]

Harrogate manager Simon Weaver admitted feeling ecstatic after his side stunned Notts County to claim a place in League Two. The North Yorkshire side reached the English Football League for the first time in their history as they stormed to a 3-1 victory in the Vanarama National League play-off final at Wembley. Harrogate, who were […]

Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to give Chelsea a fair start to the new campaign and not risk further injury to his players. The Blues lost Saturday’s FA Cup final 2-1 to London rivals Arsenal, but even though the 2020-21 league season is set to kick-off on September 12, Chelsea are still […]

Academic freedom within British universities could be in danger as academics with right-leaning or pro-Brexit views feel they have to censor what they teach, research and discuss, a report has warned. The Policy Exchange think tank argues that higher education institutions and the Government must do much more to ensure that all lawful speech is […]

Two tests which can detect coronavirus and flu – and promise results in 90 minutes – are to be rolled out in hospitals, care homes and laboratories. The swab and DNA tests will help deal with the virus in winter, enabling clinicians and NHS Test and Trace to differentiate between Covid-19, which requires sufferers to […]


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