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World Health Organisation says the overall global risk of the Omicron variant is ‘very high’
Plans for vaccine passports to expire six months after people receive their second jabs are threatening to throw Germany into chaos.
Thomas Schreiber seethed with resentment over how he felt couple treated him, jury hears
Winner will be announced ahead of the 2022 ceremony
‘I have never seen anything like it ... piles of dead pups in the water, just bodies floating,’ ranger says
"I have faith in the justice system, that the jury will come to the right conclusion," says Jennifer Araoz, an alleged victim of Jeffrey Epstein, following the first day of Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial. The British socialite and longtime partner of Jeffrey Epstein is accused of procuring teenage girls for the disgraced financier.
Rod Barton says changes that give parliament power to disallow pandemic orders make it ‘a much better and fairer bill’
PM’s response to Omicron is to do the bare minimum his deranged backbenchers will tolerate
Donald Trump has accused the Duchess of Sussex of "using" Prince Harry and being "disrespectful" to the Queen in a wide-ranging interview. Speaking to Nigel Farage in Florida, the former US president said he hasn't been a fan of the Duchess of Sussex since "day one". In response to comments from Mr Farage about Meghan using Duchess of Sussex headed writing paper to lobby members of Congress, Mr Trump said: "She is trying do things that I think are very inappropriate."
The ex-Trump adviser is known for his anti-vaccine rhetoric
Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer labels promises made by Boris Johnson as not being "worth the manifesto paper" they are written on. The prime minister says Starmer "drivels on irrelevantly" and that Labour are riven by "factional infighting". .
A passenger train has hit and killed two wild elephants in northeastern India
The England back has not played since the British and Irish Lions’ second Test defeat against South Africa four months ago
Teams of TfL enforcement officers were out in force across London on Tuesday and swooped on commuters without face masks on public transport. As the renewed requirement to wear face coverings kicked in officers stopped those flouting the rules and warned them they would face fines next time. Officers shouted “face coverings are mandatory on the network” as commuters passed through.
The prime minister is expected to set out plans for the UK's booster programme later on Tuesday.
Key role goes to Yvette Cooper in leader’s radical overhaul of his shadow cabinet
New coronavirus variants highlight the need for countries to do their own research and development on COVID-19 vaccines, said a senior Philippines trade official, adding that people will only be safe once the whole world is vaccinated. The Philippines is looking to work with its trading partners on this as vaccine demand is unlikely to wane anytime soon, said Allan Gepty, assistant secretary at the Department of Trade and Industry in an interview at the Reuters Next conference. The new COVID-19 variants highlight that "we have to continue doing our respective research and development in this area because there is a truism that …no one is safe unless everyone is safe," said Gepty.
Malala Yousafzai has celebrated her graduation from Oxford University at a restaurant in central London. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, 24, marked finishing her philosophy, politics and economics degree on Monday with a meal at the Indian restaurant Colonel Saab in Holborn. The education activist was joined by her husband Asser Malik, also 24 - whom she married at a ceremony in Birmingham earlier this month, and close friends.
Thousands of staff have begun a three-day strike at 58 UK institutions in disputes over pensions, pay and conditions.
Andrew Devine, 55, died in July, more than 32 years after he suffered serious injuries at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final.