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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released the first picture of their daughter Lilibet

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released the first picture of their daughter Lilibet, with Meghan holding her up in an image on their “family holiday” card. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have sent their best wishes to supporters in a message featuring the first publicly-released photograph of their baby daughter Lilibet. The card shows Harry and Meghan smiling at Lilibet as the duchess holds her aloft, while […]

todayDecember 23, 2021 13


Johnson faces calls to clarify tipping point for further Covid curbs

The Government is under pressure to clarify its tipping point for imposing further restrictions as new figures show the number of NHS staff absent for Covid reasons at acute trusts in London more than doubled last week. Across England as a whole, 18,829 NHS staff at acute hospital trusts were absent due to reasons relating to coronavirus on December 19, up 54% from 12,240 a week earlier and up 51% […]

todayDecember 23, 2021 9


Leeds and Watford call off Boxing Day fixtures due to Covid outbreaks

Coronavirus has accounted for two Premier League games on Boxing Day as the football schedule continues to be affected by the pandemic. Just four of the scheduled 10 games were possible in the top flight last weekend as cases rise, with Liverpool’s clash with Leeds and Watford’s trip to Wolves now washed off the Boxing Day schedule. With a meeting of Premier League managers and players to discuss coronavirus issues […]

todayDecember 23, 2021 12


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang star Sally Ann Howes dies

Sally Ann Howes, who starred as Truly Scrumptious in the 1968 musical film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, has died aged 91. Her son, artist Andrew Hart Adler, confirmed the news to the PA news agency. He said he holds “so many memories” of the actress, remembering her as “a very direct person”, who was “conscious and reflective”. Howes adopted Hart Adler and his brother Christopher when she was married to […]

todayDecember 22, 2021 18


Changes announced across Wales to combat the Omicron variant

First Minister Mark Drakeford gave a Coronavirus briefing from Cardiff New measures are to be introduced in Wales from 6am on Boxing Day to tackle rising rates of the Omicron variant, ministers have announced. First Minister Mark Drakeford said the measures are a revised version of alert level two and are designed to help keep businesses open and trading. The regulations bring back protections in hospitality businesses, including licensed premises, […]

todayDecember 22, 2021 16


Wizz Air announces significant growth at Gatwick

The low-cost airline said it has acquired 15 daily take-off and landing slots at the West Sussex airport Wizz Air has announced “significant growth” at Gatwick Airport to help get UK aviation “back on its feet”. The low-cost airline said it has acquired 15 daily take-off and landing slots at the West Sussex airport from Norwegian, which axed its long-haul operations in January. The deal means Wizz Air will have […]

todayDecember 22, 2021 20


PM gives green light to Christmas but warns situation finely balanced

Boris Johnson has given the go-ahead for people’s Christmas plans, although he warned tougher restrictions could be implemented post-December 25. The Prime Minister said “continuing uncertainty” about the severity of the Omicron variant and hospital admission rates means he does not believe there is enough evidence at the moment to justify stricter measures. But the situation remains “finely balanced” and people should “exercise caution”, Mr Johnson added. In a video […]

todayDecember 21, 2021 14


Business groups welcome support but warn more needed if restrictions continue

Business groups have welcomed a new package of Government support for hospitality and leisure companies, but warned that more might be needed if ministers tighten restrictions. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said that a “wider support package” could be needed, but welcomed the new announcements for bringing respite to businesses. “We are pleased that the Chancellor heard our call for additional grant funding for hospitality and leisure businesses, which […]

todayDecember 21, 2021 12


Large scale Hogmanay events to be cancelled in Scotland

Scotland’s traditional Hogmanay celebrations are to be cancelled and live sports will be “effectively spectator-free” for three weeks from Boxing Day, as the country introduces new restrictions on public events, Nicola Sturgeon has said. The First Minister told MSPs in the Scottish Parliament that crowds at outdoor public events in Scotland will be capped at 500 from Boxing Day for at least three weeks. Numbers at indoor public events are […]

todayDecember 21, 2021 30