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Anti-vaccine sentiment in UK and US is really quite concerning – Anthony Fauci

Anti-vaccine sentiment in UK and US is really quite concerning – Anthony Fauci

Anti-vaccine sentiment in UK and US is really quite concerning – Anthony Fauci

24 February 2021

Dr Fauci was speaking at an online conference hosted by London’s Science Museum.


UK Government urged to ‘act unilaterally’ over Northern Ireland Protocol

UK Government urged to ‘act unilaterally’ over Northern Ireland Protocol

UK Government urged to ‘act unilaterally’ over Northern Ireland Protocol

24 February 2021

Northern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster said the UK must act to ‘step up and protect the internal market’.


Visiting restrictions may have contributed to deaths of new mothers – report

Visiting restrictions may have contributed to deaths of new mothers – report

Visiting restrictions may have contributed to deaths of new mothers – report

24 February 2021

A safety watchdog has investigated a number of maternal deaths since the pandemic began.


Gavin Williamson says ‘no algorithms’ will be used to determine students’ grades

Gavin Williamson says ‘no algorithms’ will be used to determine students’ grades

Gavin Williamson says ‘no algorithms’ will be used to determine students’ grades

24 February 2021

His comments came just hours before the Government was due to announce their plans for assessment in England.


Arlene Foster brands joint committee meeting on NI Protocol ‘disappointing’

Arlene Foster brands joint committee meeting on NI Protocol ‘disappointing’

Arlene Foster brands joint committee meeting on NI Protocol ‘disappointing’

24 February 2021

Northern Ireland’s First Minister has accused European officials of being ‘tone deaf’.


Cat gives live pigeon to man called Pidgeon during committee hearing

Cat gives live pigeon to man called Pidgeon during committee hearing

Cat gives live pigeon to man called Pidgeon during committee hearing

24 February 2021

The episode interrupted a meeting of the Northern Ireland Assembly’s Finance Committee.


Children urged not to hug grandparents until vaccine rollout impact is known

Children urged not to hug grandparents until vaccine rollout impact is known

Children urged not to hug grandparents until vaccine rollout impact is known

24 February 2021

Dr Jenny Harries said a ‘steady course’ is needed through the road map out of lockdown.


Ministers launch new ‘stay at home’ drive as Covid rates continue to fall

Ministers launch new ‘stay at home’ drive as Covid rates continue to fall

Ministers launch new ‘stay at home’ drive as Covid rates continue to fall

24 February 2021

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the success of the vaccination rollout did not mean people could give up on social distancing.


Protocol checks in NI ‘could be overwhelmed when supermarket exemption ends’

Protocol checks in NI ‘could be overwhelmed when supermarket exemption ends’

Protocol checks in NI ‘could be overwhelmed when supermarket exemption ends’

24 February 2021

DUP junior minister Gary Middleton warned that businesses could be crippled with Brexit red tape.


Lord Advocate denies involvement in Crown Office’s Salmond intervention

Lord Advocate denies involvement in Crown Office’s Salmond intervention

Lord Advocate denies involvement in Crown Office’s Salmond intervention

24 February 2021

James Wolffe said the intervention that led to Alex Salmond’s evidence being redacted was made independently and without political pressure.


Two doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine produce a high number of antibodies – study

Two doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine produce a high number of antibodies – study

Two doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine produce a high number of antibodies – study

24 February 2021

The new research also shows high confidence levels in the vaccine.


Academic careers of young ‘thrown into chaos’ by pandemic – Edward

Academic careers of young ‘thrown into chaos’ by pandemic – Edward

Academic careers of young ‘thrown into chaos’ by pandemic – Edward

24 February 2021

The Earl of Wessex achieved his Duke of Edinburgh’s Award gold award in 1986 and has been heavily involved with the charity.


Sydney Devine’s family take ‘comfort’ in fan messages ahead of funeral

Sydney Devine’s family take ‘comfort’ in fan messages ahead of funeral

Sydney Devine’s family take ‘comfort’ in fan messages ahead of funeral

24 February 2021

The funeral has had to be scaled back to the maximum of 20 people but will take place in Ayr on Thursday.


Statins do not cause muscle pain or stiffness any more than a placebo – study

Statins do not cause muscle pain or stiffness any more than a placebo – study

Statins do not cause muscle pain or stiffness any more than a placebo – study

24 February 2021

People thinking about taking the drugs should be ‘reassured’ by the finding, experts said.


Call to extend tax relief on public toilets to libraries and community centres

Call to extend tax relief on public toilets to libraries and community centres

Call to extend tax relief on public toilets to libraries and community centres

24 February 2021

Nearly 4,000 standalone facilities in England and Wales will benefit from the business rate exemption.


‘Zoom-fatigue’ and lack of social activities could increase university dropouts

‘Zoom-fatigue’ and lack of social activities could increase university dropouts

‘Zoom-fatigue’ and lack of social activities could increase university dropouts

24 February 2021

Students may be left with fewer vital life skills after pandemic has ‘decimated’ academic experience, charity says.


Free ports not permitted for tax-free storage of luxury goods, MPs told

Free ports not permitted for tax-free storage of luxury goods, MPs told

Free ports not permitted for tax-free storage of luxury goods, MPs told

24 February 2021

Ministers told MPs that areas could be stripped of their free port status if evidence of tax fraud is found.


Tiger Woods at beginning of long road to recovery, says leading surgeon

Tiger Woods at beginning of long road to recovery, says leading surgeon

Tiger Woods at beginning of long road to recovery, says leading surgeon

24 February 2021

The golf star has had an operation on open fractures to his tibia and fibula.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

24 February 2021

Corby, Peterborough and Leicester are recording the highest rates.


Inquest told how brothers were engulfed by tide on ‘very safe beach’

Inquest told how brothers were engulfed by tide on ‘very safe beach’

Inquest told how brothers were engulfed by tide on ‘very safe beach’

24 February 2021

Muhammad Azhar Shabbir, 18, and Ali Athar Shabbir, 16, died after paddling near St Annes Pier in Lancashire.


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