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Month: January 2022

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Booster shots needed against Omicron new studies show

Three studies released on Friday offer more evidence that Covid-19 vaccines are standing up to the Omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots. They are the first large US studies to look at vaccine protection against Omicron, health officials said. The papers echo previous research – including studies in Germany, South Africa and the UK – indicating available vaccines are less effective against Omicron than earlier versions […]

todayJanuary 21, 2022 1

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Plea to Government to take urgent action to deal with energy crisis

Business groups have urged the Government to take urgent action to deal with the energy crisis. They wrote to the Chancellor asking him to act “decisively” to support consumers with spiralling bills and help business manage inflated costs. They said: “In doing so the Government can set the conditions for a more resilient and competitive energy system that can underpin the UK’s transition to net zero in the years ahead. […]

todayJanuary 21, 2022 1

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Lin Manuel Miranda gifts Disney its first number one original song

We Don’t Talk About Bruno from the animated film Encanto has become the first original Disney song to reach number one in the singles chart, the Official Charts Company has confirmed. The track, which was written by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, secured 6.3 million streams in the UK this week, fending off challenges from Adele and Gayle. An ensemble piece, the recording features vocal performances from cast members including Rhenzy […]

todayJanuary 21, 2022 1

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Love Islands Liberty Poole Dancing On Ice viewers will see me as an individual

Love Island star Liberty Poole has said Dancing On Ice viewers will get to see her as an “individual having fun” instead of in a romantic partnership. The reality TV star, 22, was coupled up with Jake Cornish in the latest series of Love Island but the pair called time on their romance just before the final and left the villa early. Poole, who is paired with professional skater Joe […]

todayJanuary 20, 2022

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MPs security costs up by nearly a third last year says watchdog

MPs’ security costs increased by nearly a third last year and could rise further following the fatal stabbing of Sir David Amess, a watchdog has revealed. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) said the amount stood at £4.4 million for the financial year 2020/21, up from £3.4 million in 2019/20. Overall, MPs’ business costs amounted to nearly £138 million in 2020/21, IPSA said. Both staffing and office costs also rose […]

todayJanuary 20, 2022

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Rose Ayling Ellis hails use of sign language interpreters in Strictly live shows

Rose Ayling-Ellis has said she feels “proud” to have encouraged Strictly Come Dancing to introduce sign language interpreters at its live shows, as the tour begins in Birmingham. The EastEnders star, the BBC One programme’s first deaf contestant, and her partner Giovanni Pernice are among the former contestants and pros taking to the floor at the Utilita Arena on Thursday. For the first time, the performances will have British Sign […]

todayJanuary 20, 2022

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Rachel Stevens to miss Dancing On Ice on Sunday due to injury

Singer Rachel Stevens will not skate in Dancing On Ice this weekend due to injury, ITV has said. The former S Club 7 star was due to be among the second batch of celebrities taking to the ice on Sunday. ITV said in a statement: “Due to an injury sustained in training and on the expert advice from the Dancing On Ice medical professionals, Rachel Stevens will not skate in […]

todayJanuary 19, 2022 1

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New Zealands white ball tour of Australia called off due to quarantine issues

New Zealand’s upcoming white-ball tour of Australia has been postponed due to issues concerning quarantine requirements. The Black Caps were due to travel to Australia next week ahead of a three-match one-day international series and a one-off T20 international. New Zealand Cricket has announced that, because of problems players would have returning home after the tour, the matches will have to be rearranged. Government rules in New Zealand currently require […]

todayJanuary 19, 2022 1

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Boris Johnson The key questions being asked in the Prime Ministers leadership crisis

Boris Johnson faces moves by Tory MPs to oust him from Downing Street in response to the row over lockdown-busting parties. The Prime Minister has come under severe pressure following revelations about gatherings held at 10 Downing Street and Whitehall during coronavirus restrictions. Here is an examination of the key issues: – What’s the row about? The Prime Minister’s position has been perilous since he admitted attending a “bring your […]

todayJanuary 19, 2022 2

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