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UEFA says a ‘final eight’ will be considered as a way to round off the Champions League and Europa League from 2024. The single-country, one-leg format was adopted for practical purposes as an effective way to conclude the competitions last season in a campaign badly disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, and proved to be a […]

The Welsh Government is demanding more support from Westminster to protect jobs and businesses ahead of a possible two-week circuit-break lockdown, the country’s health minister has said. Vaughan Gething said the furlough scheme ends on October 31 and will be replaced by the UK Government with a “less generous” Job Support Scheme. He told the […]

After entire nations were shut down during the first surge of the coronavirus earlier this year, some countries and US states are trying more targeted measures as cases rise again, especially in Europe and the Americas.   New York’s latest round of virus shutdowns zeroes in on individual neighbourhoods, closing schools and businesses in hotspots […]

Greater Manchester may be offered millions in extra funding to accept the strictest coronavirus restrictions as Boris Johnson seeks to prevent a lockdown revolt and mayor Andy Burnham presses for a Commons vote to break the “impasse”.   The Labour mayor was said to have had a “constructive” conversation with the Prime Minister’s chief strategic […]

A suspect shot dead by police after the beheading of a history teacher near Paris was an 18-year-old Chechen, French police said. Authorities investigating the horrific killing of the man in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine have also arrested nine suspects, including the grandparents, parents and 17-year-old brother of the suspected attacker. The teacher had discussed caricatures of Islam’s […]

A loophole which can allow drivers to escape punishment for hand-held phone use if they are taking a photo or playing a game will be closed under plans announced by the Government. The Department for Transport is consulting on updating laws so that phone calls and texting are not the only functions banned when behind […]

More than half of England is living with heightened coronavirus restrictions after the severest measures came into force in Lancashire and Londoners were banned from meeting indoors. The measures came into force as Greater Manchester continued to resist the highest controls as the region’s political leaders fight to secure more financial support for workers and […]

Lancashire has become the second area of England to be placed under the toughest coronavirus restrictions. From Saturday, people in the north west county will be banned from socialising with anybody they do not live with in any indoor setting or private garden, as well as in most outdoor hospitality venues.   All pubs and […]

Wimbledon is set to go ahead next year even if the tournament has to be staged behind closed doors. The Championships was cancelled this summer for the first time since World War II because of the coronavirus pandemic and the All England Club is planning for several scenarios for 2021.   Chief executive Sally Bolton […]

British Airways has been fined £20 million over a 2018 data hack, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced. Investigators found the airline should have identified the security weaknesses which enabled the attack to take place. The carrier failed to protect the personal and financial details of more than 400,000 customers, the ICO said. It […]


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