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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.
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.
Social media reacts as Sajid Javid reveals it is a “family tradition” to kiss his wife under the mistletoe.
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.
The 'Princess of Pop' celebrates her milestone birthday as a free woman –and she's had an incredible journey since bursting onto the music scene as a 16-year-old.
A gang has rammed vehicles into a prison in central Mexico and escaped with nine inmates
Jean Castex wrote to Boris Johnson to again reject one of the key proposals put forward by the UK Prime Minister.
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 seventh round of indirect talks between Iran and the United States on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which began this week, will end on Friday with a formal meeting of the remaining parties to the deal, European and Iranian officials said. The meeting of Iran, France, Germany, Britain, Russia and China is in a format known as the Joint Commission which has bookended previous rounds of talks. On the fourth day of indirect U.S.-Iran talks on bringing both nations fully back into the deal, the United States and Iran both sounded pessimistic about the chances of reinstating the deal, which former U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned in 2018.
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.