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SNP's Margaret Ferrier sparks coronavirus alert in Westminster after positive for Covid-19 

SNP's Margaret Ferrier sparks coronavirus alert in Westminster after positive for Covid-19 

Margaret Ferrier apologised for travelling from her Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency to attend the Commons on Monday while waiting for test results that were positive.

Queen, 94, will hold NO major events at Buckingham Palace or Windsor Castle for the rest of the year

Queen, 94, will hold NO major events at Buckingham Palace or Windsor Castle for the rest of the year

Receptions and events like investitures at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle will be cancelled, palace officials confirmed today, in line with coronavirus containment measures.

Dramatic moment Florida cops rescue woman who'd been kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend

Dramatic moment Florida cops rescue woman who'd been kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend

Tyre Snead, 24, was arrested in Tampa, Florida, for allegedly kidnapping his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint and holding her captive for four hours. The woman was rescued by officers.

Apple Maps '2.0' launches in the UK

Apple Maps '2.0' launches in the UK

The US tech giant has worked with Ordinance Survey to bring a greater level of detail to British and Irish landmass and buildings for the new Maps interface.

Eight in 10 people who lose their sense of smell or taste have Covid-19

Eight in 10 people who lose their sense of smell or taste have Covid-19

Experts at University College London studied nearly 600 people who lost their sense or smell at the height of the epidemic in April and May. It found 78 per cent had antibodies for the virus.

Sir David Attenborough says his diet has become more vegetarian

Sir David Attenborough says his diet has become more vegetarian

Sir David Attenborough, 94, who lives in Richmond, told Good Housekeeping that he has eaten an increasingly vegetarian diet as he revealed the changes he's made to save the planet.

Borat 2 trailer reveals moment Sacha Baron Cohen crashes CPAC dressed as Trump

Borat 2 trailer reveals moment Sacha Baron Cohen crashes CPAC dressed as Trump

The Borat 2 trailer released Thursday reveals Sacha Baron Cohen was the Trump impersonator who crashed Mike Pence's speech at CPAC in February.

Nicki Minaj, 37, 'gives birth to her first child' with husband Kenneth Petty

Nicki Minaj, 37, 'gives birth to her first child' with husband Kenneth Petty

The Anaconda singer gave birth on Wednesday in Los Angeles, according to a report from TMZ. The site shared that the gender of the child and the name are not yet known.

Foster daughter who was abused by 'Britain's most sadistic mother' found dead aged 35

Foster daughter who was abused by 'Britain's most sadistic mother' found dead aged 35

Victoria Spry, 35, was subjected to sickening torture for nearly 20 years by Eunice Spry in Gloucestershire. But after she was brought to justice, Victoria dedicated her life to protecting children.

England football star Paul Stewart reveals death of his wife Bev

England football star Paul Stewart reveals death of his wife Bev

Ex-football star Paul Stewart had been married to Bev for 33 years after they met in her hometown of Blackpool. She has been described as a 'full time mum' to their three children.

St John's College, Cambridge has first female master in 500 years

St John's College, Cambridge has first female master in 500 years

Heather Hancock was admitted as the new Master in a special socially distanced ceremony at the College's Victorian Chapel today.

Strictly's Seann Walsh is slammed by domestic abuse charity for grabbing girlfriend's throat in clip

Strictly's Seann Walsh is slammed by domestic abuse charity for grabbing girlfriend's throat in clip

The Strictly star's girlfriend Grace captioned the video 'wrestlemania' and can be seen laughing as she stands back up, however Solace Women's Aid has described the clip as 'disturbing'.

Edinburgh University freshers eat meals 'under exam conditions'

Edinburgh University freshers eat meals 'under exam conditions'

Striking pictures from Edinburgh University's Pollock Hall capture a cheerless scene in which young freshers sit down to dinner at rows of individual wooden desks all facing the front.

James Bulger's mother says killer Jon Venables should never be freed

James Bulger's mother says killer Jon Venables should never be freed

Denise Fergus said it was the 'first time something has ever gone her way' in her long fight for justice. Her son was two-years-old when he was murdered in Bootle, Merseyside, in 1993.

Will C-Span moderator Steve Scully mute Donald Trump's mic at next presidential debate?

Will C-Span moderator Steve Scully mute Donald Trump's mic at next presidential debate?

The next presidential debate may give moderator Steve Scully the ability to turn off Donald Trump's microphone but some fear that won't stop the president from interrupting Joe Biden.

Union demands students 'trapped in halls' be allowed to return home from university

Union demands students 'trapped in halls' be allowed to return home from university

Bosses said students have been left struggling to access food and wellbeing resources, with National Union of Students president Larissa Kennedy warning it is needlessly risking lives.

Children who write by hand learn and remember more than those that use computers, experts say

Children who write by hand learn and remember more than those that use computers, experts say

Many US states do not require schools to teach handwriting, but a new study reveals the act helps children learn and remember better than if they record information using a computer.

EXC: Paddy McGuinness laughs off his Top Gear car crash as 'a nice moment'

EXC: Paddy McGuinness laughs off his Top Gear car crash as 'a nice moment'

Speaking exclusively to MailOnline alongside his co-hosts Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris, the TV presenter, 47, claimed losing control of the supercar made the show's new season 'better'.

Senate subpoenas Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Google's Sundar Pichai

Senate subpoenas Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Google's Sundar Pichai

The hearing is likely to discuss reforming Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which offers tech companies protection from liability over content posted by users.

Volunteers in covid vaccine trials describe painful side effects

Volunteers in covid vaccine trials describe painful side effects

Luke Hutchinson, 44, volunteered to participate in Moderna's coronavirus vaccine trial. He developed a fever, aches that left him bedridden for the day and with chills so bad he cracked a tooth.

Poland and Turkey added to travel quarantine 'red list'

Poland and Turkey added to travel quarantine 'red list'

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today announced Turkey and Poland are being added to the Government's travel quarantine 'red list' - but holidays to Greece and Italy are still allowed.

Chris Wallace says the debate was 'a terrible missed opportunity'

Chris Wallace says the debate was 'a terrible missed opportunity'

President Donald Trump repeatedly interrupted rival Joe Biden and veteran Fox News host Wallace, inset, in the candidates' taunt-filled initial prime-time encounter, main.

Matt Hancock stands by 10pm pubs curfew despite Tory fury

Matt Hancock stands by 10pm pubs curfew despite Tory fury

Health Secretary Matt Hancock was repeatedly challenged by Tories on the swingeing restrictions as he announced new lockdown measures in the North West.

Big bums: A large behind can boost sprinting performance by up to 44 per cent, study shows 

Big bums: A large behind can boost sprinting performance by up to 44 per cent, study shows 

Experts from Loughborough University found that sprinters with a large gluteus maximus - the muscle that forms the bottom - ran up to 44 per cent faster.

Middlesbrough's mayor leads backlash against lockdown as ministers extend regime

Middlesbrough's mayor leads backlash against lockdown as ministers extend regime

Independent Andy Preston lashed out after Health Secretary Matt Hancock told MPs the town, along with Liverpool, Hartlepool and Warrington would face the same curbs as the North East.

Black woman begs for her life while hogtied and upside down for 21 minutes in cop cruiser 

Black woman begs for her life while hogtied and upside down for 21 minutes in cop cruiser 

Bodycam video released Tuesday shows Shataeah Kelly hogtied and head down in the foot well of the car pleading with Aurora cop Levi Huffine to help her.

Three British friends held in covid quarantine in Italy test positive for the virus a SEVENTH time

Three British friends held in covid quarantine in Italy test positive for the virus a SEVENTH time

Rhys James, 23, Quinn Paczesny, 20, and Will Castle, 22, have been in a specialist isolation facility since August 17.

How each year of life saved from Covid-19 costs £180,000

How each year of life saved from Covid-19 costs £180,000

Professor Simon Wood, a statistics expert at the University of Edinburgh, said the cost of saving coronavirus patients is considerably more than NHS watchdog's good value limit of £30,000.

Matt Hancock wrongly claims vitamin D doesn't work for Covid-19

Matt Hancock wrongly claims vitamin D doesn't work for Covid-19

Matt Hancock told the House of Commons last week he had green-lit a UK Government-funded 'trial' investigating vitamin D and that it did not 'appear to have any impact'. But this turned out to be untrue.

Father-of-two, 35, was knocked down and killed by an ambulance

Father-of-two, 35, was knocked down and killed by an ambulance

An inquest heard that Adrian Bourne was hit by the 999 vehicle which was being driven normally and was not on an emergency call, but was travelling at slightly above the 60mph speed limit.

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend reveal heartbreaking news that they have lost their baby

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend reveal heartbreaking news that they have lost their baby

The model, 34, shared the heartbreaking news with a lengthy post and series of images on social media on Wednesday night, saying their little boy, Jack, has died following 'so many complications'.

Why is the North and Scotland being hit so badly? Experts say it could be the weather

Why is the North and Scotland being hit so badly? Experts say it could be the weather

The North of England is facing the biggest coronavirus wave in the UK. Experts have suggested this could be linked to rainy and cold weather at the end of summer.

Sacha Baron Cohen brings Borat back with a VERY un-PC bang in new sequel trailer

Sacha Baron Cohen brings Borat back with a VERY un-PC bang in new sequel trailer

The hilarious new teaser for the long-awaited trailer was released on Thursday, with risqué depictions of the character impersonating Donald Trump, calling Harry Potter a sex offender

Moment distraught parents listen to doctor by the bedside of teen who was injured in a car crash

Moment distraught parents listen to doctor by the bedside of teen who was injured in a car crash

Cameras follow Sophie Davies, 17, from North Wales as she's rushed to Royal Stoke University Hospital after a serious car crash on tonight's 999: Critical Condition, airing at 9pm on Channel 5.

Archaeology: 700-year-old stone head thought to depict King Edward II unearthed in Dorset 

Archaeology: 700-year-old stone head thought to depict King Edward II unearthed in Dorset 

British archaeologists said that 'stunning' find may once have formed part of a previously unknown gallery of sculpture of Kings and Queens within the grand building.

Residents outrage over Tenby asylum seeker housing

Residents outrage over Tenby asylum seeker housing

A group of 250 men aged between 18 and 35 have moved into the converted army barracks in Penally, near Tenby, causing concern among local people over the area's services.

Only Fools and Horses star Nicholas Lyndhurst's son Archie is found dead

Only Fools and Horses star Nicholas Lyndhurst's son Archie is found dead

Archie Lyndhurst, 19, of Fulham, West London, was found dead at the family home in West London with his father, Only Fools and Horses star Nicholas, saying he is 'utterly grief-stricken.

Judge will rule on January 4 whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited

Judge will rule on January 4 whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited

The US authorities accuse Assange, 49, of conspiring to hack government computers and of violating an espionage law.

Houses shake as Cornwall is rocked by 15 earthquakes in two days

Houses shake as Cornwall is rocked by 15 earthquakes in two days

Residents in Cornwall have been rocked by fifteen earthquakes - in just two days. A number of locals reported that one tremor was so severe it made their houses shake and windows rattle.

Russian soldiers fight to qualify for special forces crimson beret

Russian soldiers fight to qualify for special forces crimson beret

Volga Federal District's National Guard special forces servicemen took part in a gruelling test to earn a crimson beret at the Bars training ground in the Republic of Tatarstan, southwest Russia, today.

Coronavirus antibodies from blood plasma donations start to fade three months after symptoms start

Coronavirus antibodies from blood plasma donations start to fade three months after symptoms start

A new study from Héma-Québec, in Canada, found that 15 recovered COVID-19 patients who donated plasma had antibody levels drop after three months and again 21 days later.

Museum will send Viking skeleton home to Denmark to be reunited with 'relative'

Museum will send Viking skeleton home to Denmark to be reunited with 'relative'

The skeleton, known as SK1756, is being held at an Oxfordshire Museum and is one of at least 35 men and boys believed to be victims of the St Brice's Day massacre in Oxford in AD 1002.

Bird launches itself at man's face when he looks inside pipe

Bird launches itself at man's face when he looks inside pipe

Jonny was riding his BMX bike in Syracuse, New York, on September 26 when he saw a bird fly into a pipe. Video footage shows him approach the hole, only for the bird to fly into his face.

Lost portrait of glamorous Anglo-Irish socialite Oonagh Guinness, 21, sparks bidding war

Lost portrait of glamorous Anglo-Irish socialite Oonagh Guinness, 21, sparks bidding war

Oonagh, the Guinness founder's granddaughter, hung the painting in the drawing room of her country home in County Wicklow, Ireland, but its whereabouts were unknown after her death.

Supernova: Hubble captures stunning video of the death throes of a star

Supernova: Hubble captures stunning video of the death throes of a star

Astronomers from Johns Hopkins University used images from the space telescope to track the fading light of the supernova to the spiral galaxy NGC 2525.

Prince William and Kate Middleton gush over 'sweet' Grace the koala in a video call with Australia

Prince William and Kate Middleton gush over 'sweet' Grace the koala in a video call with Australia

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were introduced to an adorable koala during a video call with residents of Kangaroo Island, Australia, to learn about the lasting impact of January's wildfires.

Police say Boris Johnson's father Stanley WON'T be fined after he was caught shopping without a mask

Police say Boris Johnson's father Stanley WON'T be fined after he was caught shopping without a mask

Stanley Johnson, 79, who just months ago flew to his Greek villa despite the pandemic travel warnings, was spotted without a face covering as he went to pick up a newspaper in West London on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: UK announces deaths for Thursday

Coronavirus: UK announces deaths for Thursday

NHS England confirmed a further 44 people had died in its hospitals, along with six in Wales, three in Scotland and two in Northern Ireland. A full update will be published this afternoon.

The map of Britain's coronavirus rules

The map of Britain's coronavirus rules

Aside from the standard rules in England, eight different regions have additional restrictions or rules that differ from those in place in England.

Tatler reveals Westminster wives everyone wants at dinner parties

Tatler reveals Westminster wives everyone wants at dinner parties

Tatler has shared its pick of the politicians' wives who make the best dinner party guests, just in case you ever have the opportunity to have one round for supper.

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