August 13, 2020

UK News

The way the government counts how many people in England have died from COVID-19 will change amid concerns that the previous system is "misleading".

The way the government counts how many people in England have died from COVID-19 will change amid concerns that the previous system is "misleading".

Five times as many migrants crossed the Channel to the UK in the first eight months of this year compared with the same period last year, Sky News can reveal.

Aberdeen's coronavirus lockdown will remain in place for at least another week, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Nine-year-old Caleb Cowan was looking wistfully through the gates of Tollbrae Primary School in Airdrie.

Nine-year-old Caleb Cowan was looking wistfully through the gates of Tollbrae Primary School in Airdrie.

A man from Co Armagh has been convicted of the capital murder of an Irish police detective in Co Louth during a robbery seven years ago.

Tropical nights used to be a rare phenomenon, but they have blighted some Britons struggling to sleep in the heat repeatedly this summer.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has hit out at the "complete fiasco" of the 11th-hour changes to the way A-level and GCSE results in England will be assessed, saying it "smacks of incompetence".

Two of rugby's Super League matches have been postponed this weekend after six Hull FC players and two members of staff tested positive for coronavirus.

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