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NHS chiefs think there is no need for new Covid restrictions, says The Times. Although the number of hospital patients testing positive is up 61% in a week, serious illness among the elderly has not risen significantly. Ghislaine Maxwell may try to reduce her sentence for sex trafficking by cutting a deal with US prosecutors, says the Daily Mail. Telling the “true story” behind the friendships Jeffrey Epstein had with the rich and famous – including Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump – could be “her only chance of breathing free air again”. An Irishman has been arrested after drunkenly breaking into the presidential palace in Bucharest. The unidentified tourist mistook the 1,100-room palace for his hotel.