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A sobering reflection of Britain’s obsession with drinking. We mustn’t accept a rise in alcoholism as inevitable, writes Prof Woody Caan, while Isabella Stone bemoans taxpayers having to fund No 10’s boozy culture. Plus letters from Catherine King, Mike Pender and Owen Wells
Bidding for the 'Stone III' sale closes on Wednesday evening and can be followed online.View on euronews
The Omicron wave may have peaked in some countries, global health leaders have said. But the World Health Organisation (WHO) said that “no country is out of the woods yet” and it is not time to “give up and wave the white flag”. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the WHO, also said that the pandemic is “nowhere near over” and warned that new variants are likely to emerge.
The Prime Minister had already been rocked by defection of backbench MP Christian Wakeford to the Labour Party minutes before the session.
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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.
It has emerged that education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer was on holiday earlier this month when he announced new strict rules for French schools.View on euronews
The teen was reportedly going to confront her boyfriend for cheating on her when she was shot
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The congressional committee probing the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol issued subpoenas on Tuesday to three lawyers who joined former President Donald Trump's unsuccessful attempt to overturn his election defeat: Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell and Jenna Ellis. The House of Representatives committee demanded the pro-Trump lawyers hand over documents and sit for depositions on Feb. 8.Representative Bennie Thompson, the committee's chairman, said in a statement that the panel expects the la
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‘Nocebo effect’ may be behind two-thirds of Covid vaccine symptoms, study suggests
Boris Johnson lockdown parties: Dominic Raab denies Downing Street has drinking culture
Experts have urged people to be aware of the early signs and symptoms.
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Transport for London said “significant progress” was made over Christmas and the “trial operations” phase, which began on November 20, saw upgrades to train and signalling software and tunnel fire safety schemes. A precise opening date has yet to be announced but TfL commissioner Andy Byford said he would not allow the line – which will be renamed the Elizabeth line when services start running – to open until he was sure it was reliable. Originally due to have been opened by the Queen in December 2018, Crossrail has gone billions over budget, with the total cost now in excess of £20 billion.
‘In the name of God, go’: Tory fury spills over as Boris Johnson clings on. Former minister demands PM’s resignation in Commons, one Conservative MP defects and others clamour for concessions
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