Matt Hancock's coronavirus pandemic controversies
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Matt Hancock's coronavirus pandemic controversies
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The latest review of the UK’s travel restrictions will come in the last week of August after wholesale changes were made to the travel lists on August 5. From August 8, four countries are being removed from England’s red list and four are being added while seven more, including Germany are being added to the green list. When is the next UK travel review?
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he understood that people yearned for summer holidays abroad and that the government's swift vaccine rollout was enabling holidays in the European Union. "I know how important holidays are to people: people think about them, they save up to them, people yearn to go abroad this year - I totally get that," Johnson told reporters.
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Wood prices have skyrocketed over the last year, leaving would-be home renovators deciding whether to wait out the high costs or move forward on a project that’s more expensive than it would have been a year ago
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All 16 and 17-year-olds are to be offered a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended, with teenagers not needing the consent of their parents to get a jab. The UK will now follow other countries including the United States, Israel and France who have started to vaccinate older teenagers against COVID-19. Dr June Raine, chief executive of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), said the decision to offer 16 and 17-year-olds the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine had been taken after "rigorously reviewed" trials in children and young people.
Barack Obama has scaled down his 60th birthday bash due to the surge in the delta variant of the coronavirus. The former US president will still celebrate this weekend at his Martha’s Vineyard home off the Massachusetts coast. “This outdoor event was planned months ago in accordance with all public health guidelines and with Covid safeguards in place,” Obama spokesperson Hannah Hankins said in a statement.
Just after the explosion at Beirut’s port on August 4, 2020, eyewitness videos began to pour into social networks. The videos were indispensable to clarify what exactly happened in the Lebanese capital, allowing online investigators to look into the causes of the blast before any official explanations were released. One year later, the FRANCE 24 Observers team asked some of these investigators to explain how they used the videos and open-source information to piece together the day’s events. The
The wandering mammal climbed on to a boat owned by a local hotelier off the coast of Ardmore, Co Waterford, Ireland.
In a short film to launch the initiative 40×40, Meghan is joined by comedy actress Melissa McCarthy who pokes fun at the duchess.
Protesters were seen marching in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 4, one year since a massive explosion at the city’s port left over 200 people dead and thousands injured.Lebanon’s government was criticized on the anniversary; a statement on the UN’s Lebanon website said: “365 days later, the people of Lebanon are still waiting for the justice promised by the country’s decision makers … It is time for the country’s decision makers, who are entrusted with the safety, security and well-being of their people, to live up to their responsibilities.”It called for an “effective, independent and transparent investigation that can bring justice for the victims and peace for their families.”The statement was signed by the EU’s ambassador to Lebanon, Ralph Tarraf; the UN deputy special coordinator for Lebanon, Najat Rochdi; and the World Bank’s Middle East region director, Saroj Kumar Jha. Credit: @Rice00002 via Storyful
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Man arrested in mistaken identity case locked in Hawaii mental health hospital for two years. Joshua Spriestersbach was released after being locked up for two years and eight months and forced to take psychiatric drugs