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Health

Covid infection rate decline ‘slowing and may be on rise in London’

The rate of decline has plateaued in England and in places there are hints it is increasing, data shows

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‘Our country almost became desert. Now conservation can reap benefits’

Interview: Rwandan President Paul Kagame tells Evening Standard Proprietor Evgeny Lebedev how his country can flourish after years of genocide and now Covid

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Politics

Sir Keir Starmer tears into Sunak’s Budget: ‘Papering over the cracks’

- Today marks Sir Keir’s first budget response as Leader of the Labour Party

- His stance on tax rises has put him at odds with some of his own MPs

- Pokes fun at the Chancellor saying: ‘I’m sure this budget will look better on Instagram’

Politics

Sturgeon denies lies over Salmond sexual harassment allegations

The Scottish leader said she might not have got ‘everything right’ but that she had acted ‘properly and appropriately’ and made the ‘best judgements’

Film

BAFTA 2021 EE Rising star nominees revealed

The award has previously been won by A-listers James McAvoy, Kristen Stewart and John Boyega

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