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Month: December 2021

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Fall in proportion of Covid hospital patients primarily treated for the virus

The proportion of Covid-19 patients being treated primarily for the virus in England’s hospitals has dropped slightly, new figures show. Data from NHS England, published on Friday, shows that, of the 8,321 patients with coronavirus in NHS acute hospital trusts in England on December 28, 5,578 (67%) were being treated primarily for Covid. This is down from 71% a week earlier and 74% at the start of December. But the […]

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Holly Willoughby hopes 2022 will bring a bit of consistent normality

Holly Willoughby has said she hopes 2022 will bring “a bit of consistent normality”. This Morning and Dancing On Ice co-presenter Willoughby, 40, posted a New Year’s Eve message to Instagram. The post read: “Happy New Year… what do I wish for … a bit of consistent normality… I know the one constant is self but it would be nice if 2022 could let us off the rollercoaster for just […]

todayDecember 31, 2021 1

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Scots urged to stay home with Hogmanay street party celebrations cancelled

Hogmanay celebrations have been cancelled across Scotland in response to the surging spread of coronavirus, with people urged to stay at home and limit how many people they meet. Scotland’s traditional large-scale Hogmanay celebrations have been cancelled as part of new Covid-19 restrictions announced by Nicola Sturgeon last week. The First Minister also introduced new curbs on hospitality and urged people to “stay at home as much as possible” until […]

todayDecember 31, 2021 1

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Health Secretary condemns mob of anti vaccine protesters in Milton Keynes

The Health Secretary has said he was “appalled” by the “vile behaviour” of anti-vaccine protesters who entered a test and trace centre in Milton Keynes on Wednesday. Sajid Javid’s comments follow an incident in which dozens of marchers entered the facility and appeared to damage and remove testing equipment in videos shared on social media. “I was appalled to see Piers Corbyn and his mob threaten NHS test and trace […]

todayDecember 30, 2021 1

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James Anderson sounds alarm bells over Englands relationship with Test cricket

James Anderson has sounded alarm bells over England’s relationship with Test cricket, suggesting the white-ball game has become too dominant. Only one person in history has played more than Anderson’s 168 Tests, Indian great Sachin Tendulkar, and he has almost 20 years of experience in the international arena to inform his opinion. So when he speaks on the subject, it is a good idea to listen. The 39-year-old has been […]

todayDecember 30, 2021 1

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Ofgem sets out plans to soften energy price surge in April

Energy regulator Ofgem has laid out plans which could ease the expected surge in bills next year. Households are expected to see a severe hike in the cost of their energy in April as suppliers are due to increase prices in line with soaring wholesale costs after changes to an industry price cap. Around 25 UK energy suppliers have collapsed since August due to the impact of rocketing prices. As […]

todayDecember 30, 2021 1

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Dave Chisnall becomes latest coronavirus withdrawal at World Darts Championship

He tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of his match with Luke Humphries The World Darts Championship has been further hit by coronavirus after Dave Chisnall became the latest player to withdraw. The world number 14 pulled out after testing positive, following Michael Van Gerwen and Vincent Van Der Voort out of the competition prematurely. Chisnall was due to play Luke Humphries in the last-32 on Wednesday, with Humphries now receiving […]

todayDecember 29, 2021 2

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PM urges people to get vaccinated ahead of New Year celebrations

He says the public can enjoy New Year celebrations but in a “cautious and sensible way” Boris Johnson has urged the public to enjoy New Year celebrations in a “cautious and sensible way” as he continued to drive forward the Covid-19 vaccination programme. The Prime Minister encouraged people to book booster jabs or first and second doses as he said the vast majority of people in intensive care have not […]

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Angry Michael Van Gerwen queries Covid controls after shock championship exit

He's withdrawn from the PDC World Darts Championship after a positive Covid result Michael Van Gerwen hit out at tournament organisers after being left “disappointed, confused and angry” following his withdrawal from the William Hill World Darts Championship because of a positive test for Covid-19. The three-time champion was set to play in the third round on Tuesday night at Alexandra Palace against Chris Dobey, who has been given a […]

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