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Police have arrested a second man in connection with the murder of Rishmeet Singh in Southall. Detectives arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of murder on Thursday. Police said Rishmeet’s family have been updated on the arrest and are being supported by specially trained officers.
The Kremlin said on Thursday that the probability of a new conflict in eastern Ukraine remained high and that Moscow was concerned by "aggressive" rhetoric from Kyiv and an increase in what it called provocative actions. Moscow denies planning an invasion and accuses Ukraine of building up its own forces in the east of the country.
The US is moving to require all air travellers entering the country to show a negative Covid test taken a day before departure in a bid to stem the spread of the Omicron variant. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the revised timeline would help to “make international travel as safe as possible” amid growing concern over the spread of the new strain. Currently, vaccinated international air travellers can present a negative antigen test result obtained within three days from their point of departure.
MHRA decision comes three months after it approved use of Ronapreve
The race is on to administer as many booster shots as possible. The Government has set a target of offering a third dose to everyone in England over the age of 18 by the end of January. Meeting this must be a national priority. The reality is we must ramp up capacity to meet these targets, save Christmas and protect our economic recovery.
Fatigue was the most common symptom affecting people with the condition, followed by shortness of breath.
The Federal Trade Commission has sued to block graphics chip maker Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of chip designer Arm
Offer raised to 270p a share to attract investors who feel business is being significantly undervalued
Deputy Labour Leader Angela Rayner has written a letter to Cabinet Secretary Simon Case calling for an investigation into claims the prime minister hosted a Christmas party last year during lockdown. She said his actions show "a blatant disregard for the rules" and wants to "clarify whether the law was broken".
Japan has started offering coronavirus vaccine booster shots to health care workers amid growing concerns over a new variant of the virus that has already been detected in the country
Shadow Business Secretary Jonathan Reynolds says "if there is one thing" known about Boris Johnson, it is that he "doesn't believe" rules apply to him. He concedes that expanding the booster campaign "is the right thing to do" but thinks the government needs to back the Test and Trace system to stop disruption to people's lives.
The red list has been resurrected with 10 countries in southern Africa added since Friday.
The South Africa Open is facing further disruption after four golfers tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the tournament starting on Thursday. Darren Fichardt, an 18-time winner on the local Sunshine Tour, Teaghan Gauche, Dylan Mostert and Siyanda Mwandla are the players who have been forced to withdraw. It comes after the discovery of a new coronavirus variant in the country last week led to travel restrictions being imposed around the world, and the golf schedule being significantly affected.
The party has been accused of sending mixed messages after three MPs voted in the House of Commons against new restrictions in England.
Our analysis shows that almost two-thirds of articles paint Muslims in a negative light, says Muslim Council of Britain spokesman Miqdaad Versi
Kate Middleton visits V&A Faberge exhibition
After a 25-year hiatus, the Ford Bronco is back
The UK has recorded 53,945 new cases of coronavirus - the highest daily figure since mid-July following the European football championship. The last time more cases were reported was on 17 July, when 54,674 new COVID-19 cases were recorded, six days after the tournament's final at Wembley. Public Health England previously said that England's deep run in the competition - losing to Italy on penalties in the final - was linked to more than 9,000 new cases of COVID.
As reports of Christmas party cancellations mount due to Covid concerns, Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has said Labour are not planning to cancel their celebrations but will "look at them event by event". He added the public needs "clarity" from the government on coronavirus guidelines this Christmas and said he would "like to see the government actually obeying the rules this year which they didn't do last year".
Part inspired by his own life, actor Aml Ameen says his directorial debut "Boxing Day" is different from other festive films: it is the first British Christmas rom-com led by a majority Black cast. As well as directing and co-writing the movie, Ameen plays Los Angeles-based British author Melvin, who returns to his London home for Christmas to introduce his American fiancee Lisa to his British-Caribbean family. The film provides plenty of laughs as well as typically festive London scenes.