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Spain becomes first country in western Europe to record one million COVID cases

Spain becomes first country in western Europe to record one million COVID cases

World
Spain has become the first country in western Europe to record one million coronavirus cases - marking a doubling of its tally in just six weeks.The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country is now at 1,005,295, after reporting 16,973 cases on Wednesday, according to the Spanish health ministry. Spain's coronavirus infection rate began to climb rapidly in late August, and began hitting 10,000 cases a day after a slowdown in positive tests over the summer. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player September: Inside a locked down district in Spain ...
Extreme weather: October downpour sees UK’s wettest day on record

Extreme weather: October downpour sees UK’s wettest day on record

Science
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Shakespeare First Folio fetches a record $10m at auction

Shakespeare First Folio fetches a record $10m at auction

Entertainment
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This September was the hottest on record, scientists find

This September was the hottest on record, scientists find

World
This September was the hottest on record across the globe, scientists have found.Surface temperatures worldwide were 0.05C higher than 2019, making it the hottest September since records began, according to the EU Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S). Europe also experienced its hottest September ever - beating the previous record set in 2018 by around 0.2C, the service said. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Wildfires tear through Argentina countryside The overall increase saw warmer temperatures in the Siberi...
Samantha Morton ‘incredibly sorry’ as she opens up about criminal record as a teenager

Samantha Morton ‘incredibly sorry’ as she opens up about criminal record as a teenager

Entertainment
Actress Samantha Morton has said she is "incredibly sorry" as she spoke about being charged with attempted murder as a young teenager.The Oscar-nominated star spent a significant portion of her upbringing in the care system. The 43-year-old previously revealed she was charged with attempted murder at 14.She was convicted after threatening to kill an older girl with a knife who was bullying her in the care home.Remembering the incident during an appearance on BBC's Desert Island Discs, she said she attended a rave, had taken drugs, and came home to find a nine-year-old boy had been "pimped". ...