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Experts are urging caution over lifting restrictions due to a sharp rise in cases of the Delta variant The Government should be “cautious” about fully lifting lockdown measures in England due to the rise in cases of the Delta variant which could lead to hospitals being overwhelmed, experts have warned. Professor Peter Openshaw, a member […]

G7 world leaders met the Queen at an evening reception when a day of political talks gave way to the “soft diplomacy” of the monarchy. Three generations of the royal family were present for the event staged at the Eden Project in Cornwall for presidents and prime ministers and their partners. The Queen was joined […]

Dr William Budd and Dr Tasnim Jara are making videos to answer people’s questions about the jabs and tackle misinformation Two young doctors using TikTok to tackle Covid-19 misinformation say their videos are encouraging young people to get a vaccine. Dr William Budd, 25, and Dr Tasnim Jara, 26, are part of Team Halo, a […]

The Friends reunion special has become Sky One’s most-watched show, it has been confirmed. Some 5.3 million viewers tuned in to watch David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry reunite on screen for the first time since the show ended its celebrated 10-year run in 2004. The special also […]

People are reporting PCR tests aren’t arriving and they’re stuck in quarantine. Travellers coming from abroad are getting stuck in self-isolation after their PCR testing kits haven’t arrived Consumer rights company, Which?, is warning about serious flaws in the Government’s list of coronavirus test providers. Jamie Coles ordered his kits from EuroFins for his journey […]

Doctors and nurses say its not true that there was sufficient protective gear during the pandemic Doctors and nurses say it’s just not true that the NHS had enough protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic. It comes as the Health Secretary told a committee of MPs there was never a point at which NHS providers […]

A British woman who was bitten by a crocodile in Mexico is out of her coma and is able to breathe without medical assistance, her twin has said. Melissa and Georgia Laurie, both 28, from Berkshire, were swimming in the day time in a lagoon in Mexico, around 10 miles from Puerto Escondido, when Melissa […]

Joe Biden will tell Boris Johnson not to let the row over Northern Ireland’s Brexit arrangements put the Good Friday Agreement at risk when the pair meet on Thursday. In the US president’s first overseas visit, aides said he will stress the need to “stand behind” the Northern Ireland Protocol, the element of the Brexit […]

The Queen described the Duke of Edinburgh Rose, which is deep pink, dappled with white lines and double-flowered, as “lovely” and the tribute as “very kind”. The Queen has poignantly marked what would have been the Duke of Edinburgh’s 100th birthday with the planting of a newly-bred rose named after her beloved late husband. The […]

It’s taking place in Cornwall from Friday to Sunday Boris Johnson will welcome leaders from around the world to the G7 summit in Cornwall on Friday. – What is the G7? The Group of Seven countries brings together some of the world’s richest democracies – the UK, US, Canada, Japan, France, Germany and Italy, along […]

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