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UK’s youth unemployment is highest in 40 years

One in five young people who were put on furlough during the first lockdown are now out of work, according to a new report – with youth unemployment now at its highest for 40 years. (Subscribe: Thinktank the Resolution Foundation said people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds were …

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UK Covid crisis – what the scientists say

We spoke to Prof Yvonne Doyle, medical director at Public Health England. (Subscribe: We began by asking her why we could be looking at more deaths this winter than in the first phase of the disease. We were then joined by Prof Liam Smeeth, a clinical epidemiologist at the London …

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Why the UK’s coronavirus death toll is spiralling

The second wave of Covid could prove deadlier than the first, scientists have warned. (Subscribe: Cases are still rising in their tens of thousands, with more than 300 deaths reported for the second day running. Hospitals in some parts of England, including Liverpool, Nottingham and Lancashire, are now treating more …

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UK records highest number of daily Covid deaths since May

The UK has recorded its highest daily Covid-19 deaths since May. In the last 24 hours, there have been 22,885 new cases diagnosed, with 367 new deaths recorded. This gives a total number of deaths so far from Covid of 45,362. Boris Johnson is also under renewed pressure over his …

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