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British Gas engineers launch five-day strike

British Gas engineers launch five-day strike

British Gas engineers launch five-day strike

06 January 2021

Company says it has contingency plans in place to deal with the industrial action.


Experts create guide aimed at fighting Covid-19 vaccine misinformation

Experts create guide aimed at fighting Covid-19 vaccine misinformation

Experts create guide aimed at fighting Covid-19 vaccine misinformation

06 January 2021

Scientists are appealing to everyone to understand the facts about coronavirus vaccines, follow the guidance, and spread the word.


Johnson asked to apologise for ‘misleading’ Welsh funding claim

Johnson asked to apologise for ‘misleading’ Welsh funding claim

Johnson asked to apologise for ‘misleading’ Welsh funding claim

06 January 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s claim that Wales would receive £227 million in additional business support has been denied by the Welsh Government.


Baby gorilla doing well after being born at Bristol Zoo Gardens

Baby gorilla doing well after being born at Bristol Zoo Gardens

Baby gorilla doing well after being born at Bristol Zoo Gardens

06 January 2021

The baby was born on December 22.


Government announces location of seven mass vaccination hubs in England

Government announces location of seven mass vaccination hubs in England

Government announces location of seven mass vaccination hubs in England

06 January 2021

Centres in London, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Surrey and Stevenage will begin operations next week, No 10 said.


Arlene Foster: Public health advice has never mattered so much

Arlene Foster: Public health advice has never mattered so much

Arlene Foster: Public health advice has never mattered so much

06 January 2021

The reproductive rate of coronavirus is approaching 1.8 and the number diagnosed every day is nearing 2,000.


Care home vaccine rollout ‘needs to be stepped up’ – PM

Care home vaccine rollout ‘needs to be stepped up’ – PM

Care home vaccine rollout ‘needs to be stepped up’ – PM

06 January 2021

Boris Johnson told the House of Commons he wants to see an accelerated rollout of vaccinations in care homes.


More exercise in midlife linked to better brain health in later life – study

More exercise in midlife linked to better brain health in later life – study

More exercise in midlife linked to better brain health in later life – study

06 January 2021

Greater amounts of moderate-to-vigorously intense physical activity may have a protective effect on the brain, research suggests.


Welsh NHS chief warns Covid-19 patient numbers could double from first wave

Welsh NHS chief warns Covid-19 patient numbers could double from first wave

Welsh NHS chief warns Covid-19 patient numbers could double from first wave

06 January 2021

Almost 2,800 people are in Welsh hospitals with Covid-19-related illness, representing an increase of four per cent in just a week.


Postcode gang members to serve over 20 years after murdering two youths at party

Postcode gang members to serve over 20 years after murdering two youths at party

Postcode gang members to serve over 20 years after murdering two youths at party

06 January 2021

Five males will serve at least 22 years behind bars after killing 17-year-old friends Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice in Milton Keynes.


More than half of population could be vaccinated by late March – Tony Blair

More than half of population could be vaccinated by late March – Tony Blair

More than half of population could be vaccinated by late March – Tony Blair

06 January 2021

Mr Blair said the UK must ‘use every single available bit of capacity in order to make sure these vaccines are used’.


Evictions of renters should not be allowed during lockdown, Government warned

Evictions of renters should not be allowed during lockdown, Government warned

Evictions of renters should not be allowed during lockdown, Government warned

06 January 2021

A ban on bailiff action is due to end next Monday, with charities calling for the previous six-month ban on evictions to be reinstated.


Comcast appoints successor as long-term Sky boss Darroch steps down

Comcast appoints successor as long-term Sky boss Darroch steps down

Comcast appoints successor as long-term Sky boss Darroch steps down

06 January 2021

Jeremy Darroch leaves the company two years after it was taken private in a £30 billion deal.


GCSE and A-level exams in Northern Ireland cancelled – Peter Weir

GCSE and A-level exams in Northern Ireland cancelled – Peter Weir

GCSE and A-level exams in Northern Ireland cancelled – Peter Weir

06 January 2021

The Stormont education minister said work will continue on alternative awarding arrangements.


Teacher assessments will replace GCSE and A-level exams this summer – Williamson

Teacher assessments will replace GCSE and A-level exams this summer – Williamson

Teacher assessments will replace GCSE and A-level exams this summer – Williamson

06 January 2021

The Government will put its ‘trust in teachers, rather than algorithms’, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said.


Competition watchdog to investigate Nvidia takeover of UK chip designer Arm

Competition watchdog to investigate Nvidia takeover of UK chip designer Arm

Competition watchdog to investigate Nvidia takeover of UK chip designer Arm

06 January 2021

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for views on the acquisition.


Richard Sharp taking over as BBC chairman during turbulent time for corporation

Richard Sharp taking over as BBC chairman during turbulent time for corporation

Richard Sharp taking over as BBC chairman during turbulent time for corporation

06 January 2021

He will replace Sir David Clementi.


Starmer says Johnson is always too slow to follow expert advice on Covid-19

Starmer says Johnson is always too slow to follow expert advice on Covid-19

Starmer says Johnson is always too slow to follow expert advice on Covid-19

06 January 2021

The Labour leader said the Prime Minister has consistently failed to act in time to curb the spread of the virus.


Man jailed after wheelie bin attack resulted in death

Man jailed after wheelie bin attack resulted in death

Man jailed after wheelie bin attack resulted in death

06 January 2021

Stephen Robbins and Ryan Barrie had an altercation after leaving a bar in Dundee.


How does the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine work?

How does the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine work?

How does the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine work?

06 January 2021

Moderna’s vaccine has been shown to be 94.5% effective in preventing Covid-19.


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