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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.
'People don't need to change their Christmas plans': Health Secretary
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Health Secretary Sajid Javid announces the government have purchased an additional 114 million doses from Pfizer and Moderna. He says these will be for 2022 and 2023, and will be the companies' "latest" vaccines at that time.
The Weston family are understood to have agreed financial terms with Thailand’s Central Group.
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At first glance, the half-built Orthodox church in the heart of Kosovo's capital seems little more than a napping spot for stray dogs splayed out in a patch of unkempt weeds near the padlocked entrance.
The family of elephants had fun pulling, shaking off and eating the Christmas decorations.
MHRA decision comes three months after it approved use of Ronapreve
English Heritage volunteers will be baking mince pies, inspired by the discovery, during December.
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A mouse was spotted appearing to drink the sauce from a hotpot at a restaurant in eastern China. Video filmed in the city of Hefei in Anhui Province on November 30 shows the rodent standing near several dishes of sauce. According to an employee of the hotpot restaurant, they did not know where the mouse came from. The restaurant has closed for rectification and is about to be disinfected. The video was provided by local media with permission.
A gang has rammed vehicles into a prison in central Mexico and escaped with nine inmates
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".
Scientists at Cardiff University believe they have found the “trigger” behind the rare blood clot complications associated with the OxfordAstraZenecavaccine. The reaction can be traced to the way the adenovirus used by the jab binds with a specific protein in the blood kown as platelet factor 4 (PF4), researchers said. A team of scientists from the US and Cardiff said the reaction could spark a chain reaction in the immune system which can culminate in the development of blood clots.
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Turtle travels from Maldives to Scotland after plastic pollution injury
The red list has been resurrected with 10 countries in southern Africa added since Friday.
Torridge, Gwynedd and Mid Sussex are recording the highest rates.
Michigan prosecutors are charging a teen with terrorism in a deadly mass shooting at his high school, a novel approach made possible by a law enacted after the 9/11 attacks nearly 20 years ago