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Month: December 2021

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PM sets accelerated new year booster target in face of Omicron tidal wave

Every adult in England will be offered one by the end of this month The target for giving every adult in England a booster jab has been brought forward by a month over fears of a “tidal wave of Omicron” that could cause “very many deaths”. Boris Johnson, in a pre-recorded address to the nation on Sunday evening, said Britain “must urgently reinforce our wall of vaccine protection” as he […]

todayDecember 13, 2021 3

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Magpies misery as Leicesters Youri Tielemans marks milestone match with a brace

Newcastle remain deep in relegation trouble after losing 4-0 at Leicester on Sunday. Youri Tielemans struck twice as the Foxes recovered from their Europa League exit following defeat away to Napoli on Thursday night. Tielemans converted a penalty to give Leicester the lead shortly before half-time, before Patson Daka finished off a sweeping move to add a second in the 57th minute. James Maddison set up Tielemans, making his 100th […]

todayDecember 12, 2021 5

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More Covid 19 measures may be needed to tackle the Omicron variant

More Covid-19 measures may be needed to tackle the fast-spreading Omicron variant with the UK facing an “inevitable” large wave of infections, the chief medical adviser for the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said. Dr Susan Hopkins said people will have to reduce social contact as much as possible, adding that lateral flow tests should be used before going out to meet anyone. Her remarks came as Education Secretary […]

todayDecember 12, 2021 5

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Red Bulls Max Verstappen has won his first Formula One world championship

Max Verstappen prevailed in his final-race shoot-out with Lewis Hamilton to claim the Formula One world championship after a dramatic final lap. The Red Bull driver looked out of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at various points but, after a safety car came on to deal with a Nicholas Latifi crash, he was given a reprieve. He changed his tyres during the delay and, after lapped cars were allowed […]

todayDecember 12, 2021 1

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Nadhim Zahawi There are no plans to vaccinate primary school children

The Government does not have plans “at the moment” to vaccinate primary school-aged children, according to the Education Minister. Nadhim Zahawi said vaccination experts were still reviewing the evidence on what level of protection a coronavirus jab would give those aged under 12, and that a decision would await their verdict. It comes after the Sunday Times reported that healthcare staff have been told to start preparing for the mass […]

todayDecember 12, 2021 5

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Omicron wave inevitable and more measures may be needed

More Covid-19 measures may be needed to tackle the fast-spreading Omicron variant with the UK facing an “inevitable” large wave of infections, the chief medical adviser for the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said. Dr Susan Hopkins said people will have to reduce social contact as much as possible, adding that lateral flow tests should be used before going out to meet anyone. Her remarks came as Education Secretary […]

todayDecember 12, 2021 2

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Hospital worker was on her way home when she disappeared police believe

A missing children’s hospital worker was last seen on a bus home after withdrawing money from a cashpoint, police have said. Petra Srncova, 32, a senior nurse assistant at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, has been missing since November 28. She is thought to have left work at about 7.45pm that Sunday and withdrew the money before getting on a bus towards Elephant and Castle, south London. A Metropolitan Police spokesman […]

todayDecember 11, 2021 2

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Ukraine invasion would mean severe consequences for Russia warns Liz Truss

Russia would face “severe consequences” if it invaded Ukraine, the Foreign Secretary has warned ahead of a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Liverpool. Liz Truss said the UK would aim to damage the Russian economy if it made an incursion into Ukraine, as she prepared to lobby allies during weekend talks to become less dependent on Moscow for cheap gas. During the meeting as part of the UK’s year-long […]

todayDecember 11, 2021 4

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Treasury staff had office drinks during November 2020 lockdown

Some Treasury staff who worked on the Autumn Spending Review last year had office drinks while England was in lockdown, it has been reported. It comes after more than a week of controversy over allegations of rule-breaking festivities in Downing Street in the run-up to last Christmas. The Times reported that around two dozen civil servants were present for the drinks on November 25, 2020. The newspaper quoted a Treasury […]

todayDecember 11, 2021 2

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