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Health secretary says hospitalisation peak of Omicron wave appears to have passed
Experts have urged people to be aware of the early signs and symptoms.
More than 100 millionaires say current tax systems are “not fair” and increasing wealth taxes would help resolve inequalities made dramatically worse by the Covid-19 health crisis Millionaires from around the world have signed an open letter asking governments to tax them at higher rates.The letter was published online Wednesday, mid-way through Davos, the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting being held virtually this year.The signatories of the letter –which was the result of a joint initiativ
Restrictions introduced in late December in response to the emergence of the Omicron variant are also set to be lifted.
The eruption of a Tonga volcano sent "violent" waves across the Pacific and caused a boat loading oil about 6,600 miles away to topple, spilling thousands of barrels into Peruvian waters. Dozens of fishermen have protested outside Peru's main oil refinery, La Pampilla, which processes around 117,000 barrels a day and is managed by Spanish company Repsol. An Italian-flagged ship was loading the oil into La Pampilla when strong waves moved the boat and caused it to spill its cargo into the ocean.
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A prominent “Red Wall” Tory MP dismissed on Thursday as “bonkers” that she was leading a coup against Boris Johnson but suggested his future was still in doubt. Dehenna Davison, MP for Bishop Auckland, a seat the Conservatives had never won before 2019, stressed she was “incredibly angry” about the Downing Street parties and the Prime Minister’s response.
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Annual inflation was up at 5.4% in December, the highest value for almost 30 years.
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A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany’s Munich diocese has faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI’s handling of several cases when he was archbishop in the 1970s and 1980s. View on euronews
In a message to the nation’s monarch Tupou VI, the Queen said she was ‘shocked and saddened’ by the eruption.
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The rapid spread of the Omicron variant, combined with the roll-out of up to 20 billion doses of vaccine, means the COVID-19 pandemic could be over this year, according to one of the world's leading public health experts. "I wouldn't lift everything at the end of January," said Sir Jeremy, "when the NHS is still under pressure, and we're still in the middle, of course, of winter." Right now, the rest of the world remains in a "pretty dire situation", according to Sir Jeremy, due to low vaccination rates and the incredibly rapid spread of the Omicron variant.
Anne Frank and her much-loved diary were celebrated at an event attended by the Duchess of Cornwall.
There were 1,514 people in hospital on Wednesday with recently confirmed Covid-19, with 43 of them in intensive care.