Biden defends ending 'forever war' in Afghanistan
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Biden defends ending 'forever war' in Afghanistan
The World Health Organization says the number of new COVID-19 cases continued to fall last week, with 3.6 million new cases reported globally, down from 4 million new infections the previous week
Grant Shapps has said the government is "working as quickly as possible" to scrap PCR tests for fully vaccinated international travellers. The government recently announced its intention for people who have had both doses of a coronavirus vaccine to be able to use a cheaper lateral flow test instead. The transport secretary told MPs he does not yet have an exact date for the removal of PCR testing, but stressed the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is "aware" of October half-term when families will be planning to go on holiday.
Fans appear to have significantly decreased ‘The Late Late Show’s’ online rating following his remarks
The quadricycle will now be sold in the UK after huge demand.
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Early research shows tiny antibodies can offset both original Covid variants as well as Alpha and Beta variants too
The £20 benefit cut is the most morally indefensible thing I’ve seen in politicsSeventy-five years after the British welfare state was born, our poorest people are about to be cast aside by the government’s universal credit cutGordon Brown is the WHO ambassador for global health financing, and was UK prime minister from 2007 to 2010 Volunteers at a soup kitchen in Blackpool make food parcels. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images
Study assessed download pattern of popular songs, including Bad Romance by Lady Gaga
The CEO of Ofgem, Britain’s independent energy regulator, was reassuring lawmakers of the country’s energy supply when the lights in the room he was speaking from turned off on September 22.Speaking to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, Jonathan Brearley said: “We have one of the most secure and resilient systems in the world…we have a resilient electricity system.”A short while later, he had to leave his seat to turn the lights back on, explaining that they were “movement sensitive lights…just to reassure the committee.”The meeting came amid concerns over the gas and electricity supply in the UK, due to increasing gas prices. Credit: UK Parliament via Storyful
Emma Pinchbeck from Energy UK warned that good, well-run companies could fail during the crisis.
The Letters Patent is dated March 20 1326, and grants land to a supporter in the Scottish Wars of Independence in return for archers.
British Fashion Council chief Caroline Rush has warned British fashion brands they need to sell fewer clothes.
Sir Keir Starmer has been warned his plans to reform how Labour elects its leader could "rip our party apart". John McDonnell, who was shadow chancellor during Jeremy Corbyn's time as leader, said the reform was a "complete distraction" and a bad idea. Sir Keir wants to scrap Labour's one member, one vote system introduced in 2014 and return to the electoral college made up of unions and affiliate organisations, MPs and party members.
The reality star and designer was celebrating her 40th birthday when the dramatic incident happened.
BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany will stop paying compensation to unvaccinated workers who are forced into quarantine by coronavirus measures as it is unfair to ask taxpayers to subsidise those who refuse to get inoculated, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Wednesday. The rules, which will be implemented by the governments of Germany's 16 federal states, will take effect by Oct. 11 at the latest, Spahn said, confirming the details of a draft document seen earlier by Reuters. Critics have said such rules would be equivalent to a mandate for COVID-19 vaccinations because many workers cannot afford to stay at home without pay.
Lynn Kearns said her son has flashbacks to his time in the children’s cancer ward at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital campus.
First up we learn another Conservative donor has been appointed to a high-profile London institution. Later today Garden Museum director Christopher Woodward tells us about the unfortunate encounter he had with a swan while trying to raise funds for his institution and Theresa May tells us about how she discovered her former colleague’s cheeky Nando’s habit. In SW1A David Davis tells us working in virtual Parliament was like holding having a parish council work in a barn.
The progressive new Indian restaurant from chef Chet Sharma and hospitality hitmakers JKS is wildly absorbing, says Jimi Famurewa
“That’s hot,” her husband Joel Madden commented, in reference to Paris Hilton's famous catchphrase.
The Princess Royal competed in the 1976 Montreal Olympics.