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Three household bubble and travel rules eased under Christmas plan being discussed
Three households will be able to meet together over Christmas under plans being discussed by all four nations of the UK, according to a government source.


Streaming payments 'threatening the future of music', top artists warn
Elbow frontman Guy Garvey, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien and singer-songwriter Nadine Shah have given evidence to an inquiry about the impact of streaming, and warned the future of music in the UK is under threat.


Suspect 'wore earrings from £25m Tamara Ecclestone raid' during arrest, trial told
An alleged escort accused of being the "matriarch" behind a £25m celebrity burglary conspiracy told a detective he had "lovely blue eyes" during questioning, a court has heard.


Cash likely to pose lower infection risk than PIN keypads - Bank of England
The risk of catching COVID-19 through handling banknotes is low, research by the Bank of England has concluded.


UK records another 608 COVID deaths - the highest daily total since May
The UK has recorded another 11,299 coronavirus cases and 608 related deaths in the past 24 hours - the highest daily total for deaths since 12 May.


Original Tier 3 restrictions not tough enough, Hancock admits
The toughest COVID-19 restrictions imposed before England's second lockdown were not strong enough, the health secretary has told MPs.


 


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Streaming payments 'threatening the future of music', top artists warn
Elbow frontman Guy Garvey, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien and singer-songwriter Nadine Shah have given evidence to an inquiry about the impact of streaming, and warned the future of music in the UK is under threat.


Nines leads MOBO nominations for first awards since 2017
Rapper Nines is the frontrunner for this year's MOBO Awards with five nominations, while Stormzy and Mahalia are also in the running for several prizes.


Who is Charli D'Amelio? 16-year-old becomes first to reach 100 million TikTok followers
Sixteen-year-old Charli D'Amelio has become the first TikTok star to surpass 100 million followers.


British director admits he is 'unmuted' voice who insulted star's flat in Zoom audition
British director Tristram Shapeero has admitted he was the filmmaker caught insulting Euphoria star Lukas Gage's "tiny apartment" when he thought he was muted during a virtual audition.


 


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