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Chris Rock on Sunday said he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and sent a message to anyone still on the fence: “Get vaccinated.”
‘We have to prioritise the NHS in all this because otherwise people will suffer’ NHS Confederation boss tells ministers
Liz Truss will meet the Iranian foreign minister to call for the immediate release of UK nationals such as Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who are being detained in Iran.
Health ‘levelling up’ will flop if cuts are not reversed, Javid told. Exclusive: Ministers must restore public health funding after decade of cuts, world expert Michael Marmot to say
A Labour shadow minister has called for an end to "factionalism" and "intolerance" following reports a female MP will miss the party's conference on security advice.
A huge increase in so-called Astrotourism has been marked, in Portugal, by the first international congress to discuss the preservation of night sky and access to starlight View on euronews
The Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on Spain's Canary Islands on Sunday spewing out lava, ash and a huge column of smoke after days of increased seismic activity, sparking evacuations of people living nearby, authorities said.
Alok Sharma had appeared to say move is ‘under discussion’, but cap will ‘remain in place’
Richard Batterham obituaryPotter whose stoneware in the Leach tradition was both modest and majestic Industrious and disciplined, Richard Batterham made no distinction between his functional wares and more sculptural forms. Photograph: Stefan Morris
‘Highly effective’ ovarian cancer treatment could help thousands of womenNew drug combination shrunk tumours significantly in 46% of patients with treatment-resistant form of disease A phase 1 trial of a drug combination, VS-6766 and defactinib, was found to shrink tumours in patients with low-grade serous ovarian cancer. Photograph: Science Photo Library/Alamy Stock Photo
The California recall election was a blowout win for Gov. Gavin Newsom that reinforced the state’s political divisions
Thousands of guillemots and razorbills have descended on Britain’s coastlines, with some even spotted 10 miles up rivers, in a mystery gathering of seabirds.
A new Paris exhibition is shining a light on seven artists using their work to resist Myanmar’s military junta. FRANCE 24 interviewed Bart Was Not Here, one of the artists featured. "I’m not an activist, I’m an artist,” says Bart Was Not Here, categorically rejecting being portrayed as a political dissident. However, since the army’s coup in Myanmar on February 1 this year, the 25-year-old artist has been using his art to campaign against the country’s military junta. He is one of seven Burmese
Fauci: FDA vote against Covid booster shots ‘not the end of the story’Advisory panel dealt blow to Biden with Friday verdictMillion deaths avoidable if vaccinations increase, adviser saysVaccinations among Latinos rise thanks to community outreach Dr Anthony Fauci speaks during Senate testimony in July. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images
Scottish Covid vaccine trialists ‘treated like second-class citizens’Novavax volunteers fear start of vaccine passports next month could put them at further disadvantage About 1,000 Scots signed up for the Novavax trial, the initial results of which were considered extremely promising. Photograph: Dado Ruvić/Reuters
Ex-Bank economist picked to lead levelling up taskforceAndy Haldane, once named on Time 100 list, says addressing regional disparities is a ‘personal passion’ Andy Haldane had a reputation as an independent thinker during his time at the Bank of England. Photograph: Getty Images
Brazil reported 935 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday and some 150,106 additional cases, according to data released by the nation's Health Ministry, an unusually large number due to what officials said was an adjustment in how case numbers are tabulated. Some 92,614 cases occurred in Rio de Janeiro in recent months, but only entered into the official count in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said. Rio's state-level health ministry attributed the number of cases registered to new demands from the federal Health Ministry regarding case counting, the details of which were not revealed.
An interactive exhibit in Mississippi is shining light on killings that took place during the civil rights era in the United States
Professor Stephen Reicher said the relaxation of rules on international travel will increase the risk of importing infections and variants.
Folic acid will be added to flour in Britain to help prevent dangerous spinal conditions in babies, following a two-year consultation, the Government has announced.