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In less than a year, the UK has recorded more than 100,000 coronavirus deaths, and more than 3.6 million confirmed Covid cases

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“It’s hard to compute the sorrow contained in that grim statistic; the years of life lost”

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson pays tribute to the 100,000+ people who have died with Covid in UK, adding, in time “we will come together as a nation to remember”

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As the number of people who have died with Covid in the UK passes 100,000, what are the factors that led to the grim total?

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More than 100,000 people have died with coronavirus in UK, after daily figures record 1,631 deaths within 28 days of positive test

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Janet Yellen confirmed as first female US Treasury secretary in Senate vote

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Moderna Covid vaccine appears to work against UK and South African variants of the virus, the company’s scientists say

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Replying to @BBCSport: Frank Lampard is set to be sacked by Chelsea.

It comes after his team suffered five defeats in their last eight Premier Lea…

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Frank Lampard is set to be sacked by Chelsea.

It comes after his team suffered five defeats in their last eight Premier League matches.

More ⬇ #bbcfootball

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Nine Chinese miners found dead, two weeks after gold mine collapse in Shandong province

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Rescuers in China free 11 miners who were trapped 600m underground, state media report

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Larry King, giant of American broadcasting, dies aged 87

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Ex-President Trump's impeachment trial will be delayed until week of 8 February, Senate leaders agree

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Early evidence suggests variant of coronavirus that emerged in UK may be more deadly, UK PM Boris Johnson says

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Donald Trump's impeachment trial, for inciting deadly riot at US Capitol, to begin in the Senate next week, Democrats announce

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Four men jailed for manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants found dead in lorry trailer in Essex, UK

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UK R number, the rate of coronavirus transmission, estimated to be between 0.8 and 1 – first time below 1 since early December

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Fines of £800 for anyone attending a house party of more than 15 people to be introduced in England from next week

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Glastonbury Festival cancelled for second year running, organisers say, as they promise tickets will roll over to 2022

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US to rejoin Paris climate agreement as President Biden sets to work dismantling Trump policies

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“Those 400,000 fellow Americans: moms, dads, husbands, wives, sons, daughters, friends, neighbours and co-workers – we’ll honour them”

President Joe Biden leads silent prayer to “those who’ve lost their lives, and those left behind” by the Covid pandemic

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