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Covid-19: Call for 'exit strategy' as South Yorkshire enters tier 3

The new rules are needed but ministers must set out an exit strategy, Sheffield City Region's mayor says.

School meals: Marcus Rashford 'proud' of community response

The England striker says he is "overwhelmed" by the support from councils and businesses.

Coronavirus: US cases reach record high amid new wave of infections

More than 83,000 new infections were reported on Friday, with deaths and hospital numbers also rising.

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: 'Execution' video prompts war crime probe

A video posted on social media appears to show the execution of two Armenian prisoners by troops from Azerbaijan.

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BBC news for Devon

Plymouth theatre gets emergency arts funding

The London venue is one of 35 venues to get millions of pounds from the Culture Recovery Fund.

Lundy Island 'no longer in peril' after appeal success

The island nature reserve off Devon was previously at "acute risk" due to the impact of lockdown.

Devon cafe offers free child lunch amid school meals row

A cafe in Budleigh Salterton will offer free lunches over half-term as MPs reject a voucher scheme.

Dartmoor pony encounter leaves boy shaken

A boy is almost struck by a pony that reared up in front of him on Dartmoor.