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A drug cocktail could help fight the new variant after results show it is four times better at keeping people out of intensive care than the current treatment.
Hundreds of farmers gather on the outskirts of Delhi to mark one year of protests against agricultural reforms. This comes a week after India's Prime Minister Modi announced a move to repeal the three controversial agricultural reform laws.
Health Secretary Sajid Javid has expressed his concerns over the emergence of a new Covid variant. Speaking in the House of Commons, the minister said: "We are concerned that this new variant may pose substantial risk to public health.".
Government imposes new restrictions to fight Omicron as first cases found in UK. Masks made mandatory in shops and on buses and trains. New arrivals must take PCR tests
Boris Johnson says anyone arriving in the UK will be asked to take a PCR test for Covid-19 on the second day and must self-isolate until they provide a negative test. The prime minister also announces the rules of face coverings in shops and on public transport will be tightened.
Thirteen candidates will contest Honduras's razor-tight presidential election on Sunday to see who will succeed scandal-tainted Juan Orlando Hernandez.
Work is under way to tweak vaccines against the new concerning strain of coronavirus that has sparked travel bans.
Man accused of Killamarsh murders also charged with rape of girl. Damien Bendall, 31, is alleged to have raped and murdered Lacey Bennett, 11, as well as killing three others
The man was arrested at an address in east London on Friday.
Four teenage boys arrested on suspicion of murder remain in custody following killing
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France is willing to discuss autonomy for the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the interests of the people who live there, government minister Sebastien Lecornu has said, following days of sometimes violent protests. Guadeloupe and the nearby French island of Martinique have seen several days of protests against Covid-19 measures that have spilled over into violence.Lecornu, the minister for France's overseas territories, said in a YouTube video issued late on Friday that cer
Hundreds gather for Bobbi-Anne McLeod vigil in Plymouth
The health secretary said the new variant was of 'huge international concern', amid fears it may have reached the UK.
Protesters gather in London following drownings in the English Channel
Gunshots rang out on Black Friday inside a packed Washington state mall, injuring one person as hundreds of other shoppers hid inside stores
World nations gather Monday to thrash out whether to pursue a pandemic treaty setting out how to handle the next crisis -- which experts fear is only a matter of time.
At least two people have been killed as Storm Arwen brought gusts of almost 100mph, causing widespread disruption across the UK.
Two teenage brothers were shot dead, while 40-year mother, sisters and 13-year-old brother were injured
Une employée de la compagnie aérienne sud-africaine SAA renseigne des passagers au comptoir d'embarquement de l'aéroport de Johannesburg, le 23 septembre 2021