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Bumble to give staff unlimited paid holiday

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 7:16pm
The dating app's policy is subject to manager approval and comes after the firm shut down for a week.

Covid: Professor Jonathan Van-Tam answers your questions

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 6:47pm
The deputy chief medical officer answers a range of questions about Covid from young audience members.

Priest sets up record total as Rockets beat Spirit in women's Hundred

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 5:59pm
Trent Rockets pick up their first win in the women's Hundred as they smash the highest score in the competition so far against London Spirit at Lord's.

Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 5:45pm
The progress made in vaccinating the country's adult population, as more than 46 million people have received at least one dose.

Storm Evert: South West braces for 75mph winds and heavy rain

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 5:43pm
Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to hit the region from Thursday evening.

Tokyo Olympics medals table

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 5:30pm
Medals table for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Covid-19: Jabs prevented 60,000 deaths analysis suggests, as pings hit new record

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 5:13pm
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday evening.

Covid: What do under-30s need to know about the vaccine?

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 4:57pm
All over-18s can now get the Covid jab, but the government has criticised take-up among young people.

RNLI donations increase after migrant rescue criticism

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 4:00pm
The lifeboat charity says it has been "overwhelmed" by support after it released footage of Channel rescues.

Van-Tam says jabs have prevented 60,000 Covid deaths

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 3:47pm
He says future lockdowns are less likely the more people, including 18-25-year olds, get vaccinated.

In pictures: International Tiger Day 2021

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 3:12pm
The annual event aims to raise awareness around the endangered big cats.

Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall to leave in 2022

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 3:00pm
The star of the BBC sci-fi drama series will bow out with a trio of specials.

Hamilton and Vettel speak out over Hungary anti-LGBTQ+ law

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 2:59pm
Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel speak out against Hungary's new anti-LGBTQ+ law before this weekend's grand prix.

American Lee takes gold as Biles watches on

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 2:34pm
American Sunisa Lee takes gymnastics all-around gold at the Olympics as defending champion Simone Biles watches from the stands after withdrawing to prioritise her mental health.

NHS Covid-19 app pings rise by over 70,000 to new record

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 2:26pm
The number of coronavirus alerts hits a new record, with nearly 690,000 sent in England and Wales.

Man admits sharing Islamic State beheading videos

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 1:59pm
Stefan Aristidou is the 14th person convicted of terror charges of hundreds who returned from Syria.

Tokyo Olympics: Michaela Blyde stars in best women's sevens tries as Team GB and New Zealand play out thriller

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 1:41pm
Watch the best tries of today from six fixture in the women's rugby sevens tournament, including action from a thrilling game between Great Britain and New Zealand.

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Malta responsible for journalist death - inquiry

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 1:17pm
A report quoted by Maltese media says officials could have prevented Daphne Caruana Galizia's 2017 murder.

Rare Harry Potter book sells for £80k at Leyburn auction

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 1:16pm
The volume sold at auction in North Yorkshire for almost three times its estimated price.

Coronavirus: How does the NHS test-and-trace system and app work?

Thu, 29/07/2021 - 12:54pm
A record number of alerts are being sent by the NHS Covid app.