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Thousands of contact tracers are tracking down close contacts of people with coronavirus.

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The airline says up to 30% of its workforce will go as it struggles with the slump in demand for air travel.

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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this morning.

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How one of London's Asian communities and its hospital copes with death during the coronavirus pandemic.

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China says the bill will rein in "terrorism" but many feel it will end Hong Kong's unique status.

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Lockdown has inspired mass clear outs but charities ask customers to be selective with donation.

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The US has seen more deaths (currently 100,047) and infections (1.69 million) than any other country.

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More than 70 industry bosses say a 14-day quarantine will put visitors off coming to the UK.

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The latest dispute comes after Twitter added fact-check links to the president's tweets for the first time.

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Presenter Emily Maitlis took leave after the BBC said her Dominic Cummings remarks 'breached guidelines'.

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Despite serving in the Army for more than a decade, Taitusi Ratucaucau is ineligible for NHS treatment.

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Thursday's newspapers look at a new NHS tracing scheme and share the latest on the Dominic Cummings row.

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Community News

Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Battersea community.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

Local Weather

Turning unsettled next week. Darren Bett has the latest long range forecast.

Flooding rain expected in Sri Lanka and southern India as a low pressure system intensifies. Chris Fawkes has the latest forecast for the region.

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