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Coronavirus: Primary schools back but mixed picture on turn-out

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 18:18
It is the first day back for some primary pupils in England - but heads say attendance ranges between 40% and 70%.
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Coronavirus UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 18:04
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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Sussex awarded University of Sanctuary status

University of Sussex News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 14:25
The University of Sussex has been awarded the title of University of Sanctuary, in recognition of its efforts to welcome and support forced migrants.
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Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules?

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 12:55
You can now meet more people and play certain non-contact sports in the UK - but what are they?
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Enhanced lockdown powers needed in Brighton, council says

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 08:47
The city council say the influx of visitors and drunken behaviour is making local people feel unsafe.
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Coronavirus: How will contact tracing work in England?

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 08:40
Millions in the UK will soon be asked to monitor who they have been near to combat coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Independent cinemas unlikely to open before September

BBC Sussex News Feed - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 00:00
An Independent Cinema Office survey found only a quarter of venues planned to open before autumn.
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Social distancing: A practical guide to how to socialise now

BBC Sussex News Feed - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 08:43
Meeting friends? Here's how to handle the awkward new rules - from sharing food to avoiding hugs.
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Coronavirus: Leicestershire artist paints portraits for 'NHS heroes'

BBC Sussex News Feed - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:47
Lisa Timmerman says she decided to paint 20 to reflect the year 2020 of the coronavirus pandemic.
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When one pixel is enough: ‘single pixel’ vision in fish could help scientists understand how humans see tiny detail

University of Sussex News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 15:15
Recently discovered ‘single-pixel vision’ in fish could help researchers understand how humans are able to spot details like stars in the sky.
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Research laboratories prepare for partial reopening

University of Sussex News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:00
Health and safety measures and guidance have been put in place so that some research laboratories on campus can re-open today and early next week.
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Policymakers must resist knee-jerk changes to supply chains and global trade policy in the wake of Covid-19

University of Sussex News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 07:56
Policymakers should resist the urge to make knee-jerk and wholesale changes to supply chains and global trade policy in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
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Essay planning Startup Sussex winner joins Santander Emerging Entrepreneurs programme

University of Sussex News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 07:24
James Bowyer is taking part in the five-month virtual acceleration programme with his business, Reviso.ai.
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Want, want, want: How Boris Johnson’s choice of language failed to bring the UK together

University of Sussex News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 07:00
The language used by the PM in addressing the nation over Coronavirus has been less effective in communicating empathy and unity than other leaders.
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Local food and drink entrepreneur confirmed as SInC’s new CEO

University of Sussex News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:10
An entrepreneur linked to some of Brighton and Hove’s best-known food and drink brands has been confirmed as CEO of the Sussex Innovation Centre.
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Babes in the Wood: Russell Bishop's ex accused of perjury

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:49
Jennifer Johnson is alleged to have lied during the first trial of Russell Bishop in 1987.
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West Wittering Beach re-opens with online bookings

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 13:05
Hundreds of vehicles are turned away from popular West Sussex beach as it re-opens to the public.
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Coronavirus: EasyJet plans up to 4,500 job cuts

BBC Sussex News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:24
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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Coronavirus: What tests are being done in the UK?

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 22:04
What are the tests for coronavirus, who are they for and how do they work?
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Brighton vicar 'disappointed' over lockdown fine review

BBC Sussex News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 15:27
The Rev Martin Poole questioned fines issued to families amid the row over Dominic Cummings.
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