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Ministers accused of trying to "hide" bad news.
Jack Whitehall has been forced out of his new £17.5million Notting Hill home by flash floods. Water is said to have cascaded through the kitchen of his five-bedroom converted pub home, which he shares with girlfriend Roxy Hormer, 29. Whitehall, 33, bought the property last month.
Thomas Markle Snr appealed to the Queen about his grandchildren too.
Nutrient-enriched “golden rice”, a major innovation in fighting malnutrition, could be on Filipino tables within just 18 months after the government became the first in the world to approve the crop. The Philippines has given the green light for farmers to plant the rice, a genetically engineered grain containing higher levels of beta-carotene which the body converts into vitamin A. It is hoped that the crop will have a big impact in tackling vitamin A deficiencies among the country’s poorest fa
A north London hospital has pleaded for people to avoid checking into A&E where possible as it struggles to cope with arrivals at A&E. Barnet Hospital’s emergency department is struggling with a higher attendance level and the borough has seen a 35,000 Covid cases in four weeks. Dr Angshu Mukherjee, clinical director of the department, made an exceptional appeal to the public in a YouTube video released on July 21.
There was a "real prospect" that the Omagh bombing could have been prevented, a judge has ruled. Delivering his judgment at Belfast High Court, Mr Justice Horner urged both the British and Irish governments to investigate the atrocity in August 1998. It is necessary to examine whether a more "proactive" security approach against dissident republican terrorists in the lead-up to the attack might have thwarted it, he said.
Why could Stonehenge be stripped of world heritage site status?Unesco expresses concern that ‘substantial harm’ would be caused by the proposed cut-and-cover road tunnelStonehenge may be next UK site to lose world heritage status Unesco says Stonehenge will be put on its danger list unless plans for the A303 road tunnel are changed. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Sage adviser claims ministers trying to get as many as possible infected with CovidExclusive: Prof Robert West says rhetoric about caution is ‘a way of putting blame on public’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage There are fears that the NHS will face another winter of immense pressure. Photograph: Graeme Robertson/The Guardian
Scientists cautious over whether fall in UK Covid cases is a trend. New reported cases are down despite rise in ONS figures, but effects of 19 July easing and school holidays yet to be seen
They spent billions of dollars and two decades in a quest to get to space. But it was back to Earth with a bump for Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson as it turned out they may not officially qualify to become astronauts. On the very day that Mr Bezos blasted off the US government quietly tightened its rules, meaning the billionaires could miss out on the rare award of commercial astronaut wings. Mr Bezos, 57, the richest man on Earth, started his Blue Origin space company in 2000, and has been
(Reuters) -Myanmar has appointed a new temporary head of its embassy in London, Britain's foreign ministry said on Friday, replacing the previous ambassador who was ousted after breaking ranks with the military government over its Feb. 1 coup. The selection of the new "charge d'affaires ad interim" did not require the consent of the British government, a foreign ministry spokesperson told Reuters, which first reported the move earlier on Friday. More than 900 people opposing the junta have been killed by security forces since the coup, drawing international condemnation and sanctions including from Britain.
Body camera footage shows police officer, who has been charged with assault, firing without warning
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The risks posed by the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to young adults in their 20s and 30s may now be outweighed by its benefits, according to the calculus used by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to decide which age groups should get which vaccine. With Britain now in the midst of another full-blown wave of COVID-19, the risk-benefit judgement looks to have shifted, with the upshot that the benefits from the vaccines may now outweigh those risks for all age groups. In April, the JCVI recommended that, in the light of a small number of severe side-effects and deaths among those receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine, those aged under 30 should be given the option of receiving an alternative vaccine from Pfizer or Moderna.
A U.S. Air Force officer has thanked a British photographer whose quick action ensured he landed safely after an engine in the aircraft he was piloting malfunctioned last week
“This has been an emotionally challenging and incredibly complex case, in part, due to the ages of all involved,” Chief Inspector James Stock said.