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Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People have been urged to keep a distance The UK government has taken further action to limit the spread of coronavirus. Shops selling non-essential items have closed, along with libraries, playgrounds, outdoor gyms and places of worship. Weddings and baptisms are banned but...

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Coronavirus: EastEnders, Casualty, Doctors and Holby City suspend filming

Image caption Kellie Bright in the Queen Vic in EastEnders The BBC has suspended filming on dramas including EastEnders, Casualty, Doctors and Holby City “until further notice” amid the coronavirus outbreak. The number of EastEnders episodes screened will also be cut from four to two per week, the broadcaster...

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Tom Watkins: The man behind Pet Shop Boys and Bros dies at 70

Image copyright Today/Shutterstock Image caption Watkins was also a talented designer Tom Watkins, the music manager who helped launch the careers of the Pet Shop Boys and other top UK pop acts, has died at the age of 70. In the ’80s and ’90s he guided the Pet Shop...

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Coronavirus: Hospital patients to be seen via video link

Hospitals are being asked to carry out more video-based consultations of patients to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus. NHS England hopes the move will reduce the number of people in hospitals and lower the potential for transmission. Meanwhile, the government is launching a major public health campaign...

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David Villa: Ex-Barcelona striker was ‘90% sure’ of Arsenal move

In David Villa’s single season with Atletico Madrid they won La Liga and reached the Champions League final, losing to city rivals Real Former Barcelona forward David Villa says he was “90% certain he would sign for Arsenal” before the move fell through and he joined Atletico Madrid. Arsenal...

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Brits 2020: Dave wins album of the year and calls PM ‘racist’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dave’s album Psychodrama won the album of the year prize London rapper Dave won album of the year at the Brits, moments after calling the prime minister a “racist”. The star took home the night’s main award for his provocative, personal album Psychodrama,...

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RFU Championship: Future of second-tier competition in doubt after funding cut

London Irish won promotion from the Championship to the Premiership last season The future of the second-tier Championship has been thrown into doubt after the Rugby Football Union (RFU) slashed funding to its clubs. Money has been cut from about £534,000 to a 2015-level £238,000 per club. The RFU...

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