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UK

When do the clocks go back?

British Summer Time set to come to an end on October 25

World

Newly reported coronavirus cases in Germany reach April’s level

Recorded daily Covid-19 infections pass 5,000 mark for the first time since mid-April

UK

Murderers jailed for beating notorious child killer Roy Whiting

Richard Prendergast and Kevin Hyden attacked Roy Whiting with makeshift weapons in his cell on D wing of Wakefield Prison

UK

Naga Munchetty to replace Emma Barnett on BBC Radio 5 Live

Naga Munchetty to front BBC Radio 5 Live's mid-morning programme from Monday to Wednesday

Politics

Sir Lindsay Hoyle warns MPs could become Covid-19 'superspreaders'

Speaker of the House of Commons suggests he supports moving to virtual parliamentary proceedings amid the Covid-19 crisis

UK

Supermarket giant Iceland sends chicken nugget into space

The breaded snack was launched into the stratosphere from a location close to the company's head office in North Wales

World

Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its corals since 1995

Marine scientists warn the sweeping losses, caused by frequent bleaching, will compromise the ecosystem's ability to recover

Health

No need to shield yet from Covid-19, Government tells 2 million people

New guidance from Government triggers backlash among some charities as critics argue vulnerable people may feel forced to go to work 

World

WHO chief: Allowing virus to spread for herd immunity is unethical

Director general said concept "means allowing unnecessary infections, suffering and death"

UK

Pasties with chips is 'substantial' meal in Tier 3 pubs, minister says

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick says meal classified as the sort “you would expect to have as a midday meal or an evening meal” under new coronavirus lockdown rules

World

Anti-Columbus Day protesters topple statues of Roosevelt and Lincoln

Declaration of “rage” towards federal holiday named after 15th-century Italian explorer in US city of Portland

UK

Brits' visits to pubs and restaurants fell in recent weeks, ONS says

Nearly a third of respondents to ONS survey said they had not socialised with anyone outside their household in the past seven days

World

Thai hotel to drop charges against guest facing jail for bad reviews

 Wesley Barnes was detained by police last month under criminal defamation and computer crime laws

World

Weed stocks surge after Kamala Harris vows to decriminalise pot

Democratic vice president nominee said a Biden administration will expunge criminal records of people convicted of marijuana-related offences

World

'World's loneliest elephant' set to leave Pakistan enclosure

The animal will be relocated to the Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary, where he will find companionship and better conditions

US Politics

Pelosi pushes bill over Trump's possible removal after Covid treatment

Ms Pelosi cites need for US President to disclose more about his health after recent Covid-19 diagnosis

World

US national park crowns 'fabulous' Fat Bear Week 2020 winner

Bear 747 beats off the competition to be crowned 2020's heavyweight champion of Katmai National Park and Preserve

World

Greek court rules far-right Golden Dawn leaders ran a crime group

Landmark verdict follows a marathon five-year trial and marks the first time that elected politicians have been jailed in Greece since a military coup in 1967 

UK

Police wrongly tell family their son has died in car crash

Police said officers were faced with a “confused scene, including incorrect information provided by a witness” and that the error was promptly corrected

UK

Man charged with killing Sean Williams at illegal south London rave

Sanjay Lawrence charged with murder over fatal stabbing of man at illegal Catford music event

World

Jail guards 'forced inmates to listen to Baby Shark on repeat'

Prison staff allegedly handcuffed inmates against a wall and played track on repeat, putting 'undue emotional stress on inmates'