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Renault discussed Alonso's outspoken reputation before signing him

8 July 2020 - 6:35pm
Renault say they discussed Fernando Alonso's reputation for outspokenness with him before signing the two-time champion to return to F1 in 2021.

Scrabble community mulls banning racial and homophobic slurs

8 July 2020 - 6:32pm
The vote by the community's advisory board comes after weeks of anti-racism protests around the world.

Ancient Americans made epic Pacific voyages

8 July 2020 - 6:15pm
New evidence has been found for epic prehistoric voyages between the Americas and eastern Polynesia.

Rain restricts England and West Indies as cricket returns

8 July 2020 - 6:11pm
England endure a frustrating return to international cricket as the opening day of the first Test against West Indies is limited to 17.4 overs.

Coronavirus: Evening update as Rishi Sunak unveils summer economic plan

8 July 2020 - 5:48pm
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this evening.

Coronavirus: Visitors may not see the thrill of VAT cut

8 July 2020 - 5:37pm
Attractions and restaurants may not pass on the chancellor's VAT cut to visitors.

£1,000 bonus 'may not be enough to protect jobs'

8 July 2020 - 5:20pm
Employers and unions say more needs to be done to support firms and protect employment.

Bow crane collapse: Four injured and people trapped

8 July 2020 - 5:05pm
The 20m (65ft) crane crashed on to a development and houses in east London just before 14:40 BST.

Coronavirus: The animals abandoned during lockdown

8 July 2020 - 4:30pm
The RSPCA voices fears that more pets will be rejected in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

2020 Ryder Cup postponed until 2021 because of impact of coronavirus

8 July 2020 - 4:13pm
The 2020 Ryder Cup, scheduled to take place in September, is postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Scotland retains quarantine measures for Spanish travel

8 July 2020 - 3:58pm
Spain has been omitted from a list of "air bridge" destinations for Scotland due to concerns about coronavirus.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Lead fire consultant 'ignored' cladding email

8 July 2020 - 3:27pm
Terry Ashton said he did not read information sent to him because he was not the "primary recipient".

Why are we 'milking' crabs for a coronavirus vaccine?

8 July 2020 - 3:09pm
Horseshoe crab blood is used to help develop medicine, but some people want the practice stopped.

Coronavirus: Elite universities sue over US visa ruling

8 July 2020 - 3:06pm
They say withdrawing visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online is "chaos".

Coronavirus in Australia: Melbourne begins new shutdown

8 July 2020 - 3:00pm
Five million residents are now barred from leaving home for six weeks, except for essential reasons.

England v West Indies: Shannon Gabriel bowls Dominic Sibley as Test cricket returns

8 July 2020 - 2:36pm
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel bowls England's Dominic Sibley with just the 10th delivery of the day as Test cricket returns at the Ageas Rose Bowl.

Black Lives Matter: England & West Indies kneel before first ball at Ageas Rose Bowl

8 July 2020 - 2:24pm
England and West Indies players take the knee before the first ball of the day to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

What is VAT and how does it work?

8 July 2020 - 2:08pm
Rishi Sunak is cutting VAT on hospitality and tourism, but how does the tax work?

Chancellor gives diners 50% off on eating out

8 July 2020 - 2:00pm
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an "eat out to help out" discount as part of wider measures.

England and West Indies players take a knee

8 July 2020 - 1:55pm
England and West Indies players all take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before the first Test in Southampton.


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