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‘Lockdown loneliness’ linked to higher anxiety among 20 to 24-year-olds.
Scotland’s Deputy First Minister branded leaked video footage of key No 10 staff as ‘appalling’.
From rocking horses to playsets and puzzles, Santa might just outdo himself this year
Sir Martin Wood, who has died aged 94, was an inventor and engineer whose company, Oxford Instruments, developed under his aegis the world’s first commercial superconducting magnets and the first commercial MRI scanner.
Chief medical officer Sir Michael McBride was speaking after the first three confirmed cases of the variant were announced.
Severn Trent Water fined £1.5m for illegal sewage discharges. Firm illegally discharged about 360,000 litres of raw sewage from Worcestershire treatment plants in 2018
Merrick Garland finally made his Supreme Court debut on Tuesday
Rajan the last ocean-swimming elephant: Jody MacDonald’s best photograph. ‘He had been used for logging on the Andaman Islands. When I found him, he was 60, living in retirement – and loving his swims’
Shadow Attorney General Emily Thornberry has called for Dominic Raab to both apologise and resign over his handling of the Afghanistan evacuation in summer.
Prosecutors will be required to have face-to-face meetings with victims of serious crimes before charging offenders under a proposed new law.
University of East Anglia Professor Alastair Grant has projected the reproduction rate of the new variant based on UKHSA figures.
The Prime Minister was challenged on what steps the Government would take to deliver changes to the contentious post-Brexit trading arrangements.
The world’s first plant-based Covid vaccine has shown strong protection against the virus in clinical trials and has been sent to regulators for authorisation across the world, its creators have announced. Medicago, based in Quebec City, on Tuesday confirmed that its two-dose vaccine was 71 per cent effective against the disease in a late-stage study and that no serious safety issues were detected. The company said its vaccine was effective against the Delta variant but results did not include the Omicron variant, which was not circulating at the time of the study period.
Police have released new images of three men they are keen to speak to after a group of Jewish people suffered anti-Semitic abuse as they celebrated Hanukkah. An investigation was launched after the men approached a privately hired bus and began shouting anti-Semitic abuse towards passengers about 8pm on Monday, November 29. London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemned the attack, saying antisemitism had “no place whatsoever in society”.
Kim Petras has opened up about being seen as a “joke” in her home country of Germany, and dismissed by the US music industry.
A football match in Michoacán, Mexico, erupted into violence after officials suspended the game over homophobic fan chants.
SDLP MLA Sinead McLaughlin said many people are “struggling” with the current cost of energy bills.
Footage of the White House’s extensive holiday decorations and the efforts that went in to preparing for the season was released via YouTube on December 6.The White House officially unveiled its Christmas decorations on Monday, November 29, with the theme of “Gifts from the Heart” – inspired by “the acts of kindness and experiences that lifted our spirits this year,” First Lady Jill Biden said on Twitter.In total, the White House has 41 Christmas trees, with around 6,000 feet of ribbon, over 300 candles, and over 10,000 ornaments used. A 360-degree view of the decorations is available to view on Google Street View, the First Lady said. Credit: The White House via Storyful
While introducing the next segment on I’m A Celebrity, Mr Donnelly said: “It is all changing in camp now because yesterday the celebs chose a new leader via the gift of a secret vote.” “And this fictional party definitely didn’t involve cheese and wine, or a Secret Santa,” he quipped. Donnelly then looked directly into the camera and said: “Evening Prime Minister… for now.”
Results of first laboratory experiments on new variant ‘better than I expected’, scientist says