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Israel has said it will give up to 1.4 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to the Palestinian Authority to help boost its vaccination programme under a deal to share shots. Under the terms of the deal, announced by the office of new Israeli prime minister, Naftali Bennett, the PA will agree to give Israel a reciprocal number of Pfizer-BioNTech doses from one of its own shipments later this year. “Israel will transfer to the Palestinian Authority 1-1.4 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine,” said a statement from Bennett’s office.
Three people are dead and two are missing after a group of nine people, all believed to be from the same family, went missing after floating down a river on inflatable rings and dropping over the edge of a dam. Four of the group were rescued and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the tragedy on the Dan River in North Carolina, Rockingham County emergency services director Rodney Cates said. Mr Cates also said that a Duke Energy employee who saw some of the tubers called 911 to report what was happening.
Wembley Stadium in north-west London will host 22,500 people for the game at 8pm on Friday.
The government is considering dropping forced self-isolation for those who have had two coronavirus jabs, Sky News understands. Sky News political correspondent Rob Powell said "it is early days but the idea is being discussed in Westminster and people would instead have to take daily tests". The idea would only be brought in later in the year once the adult population has been offered both doses, Powell said.
President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party will hold its congress Saturday ahead of September parliamentary elections that come amid a sweeping crackdown on the beleaguered opposition.
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The Environment Agency has issued 39 flood alerts, where flooding is possible, in several areas across England.
England couldn't get away quick enough, while Scotland stayed to sing. Around the stadium for hours before kick-off, England supporters had belted out chorus after chorus of "Scotland get battered everywhere they go". Red flares were set off as fans, many wearing kilts and draped in Scotland flags sang and cheered in the popular tourist spot.
Jason Kelk, 49, had spent more than a year in intensive care at St James' Hospital in Leeds after contracting coronavirus in March 2020. Mrs Kelk said her husband had made the "very brave decision" two weeks ago that he would end his treatment because "he didn't want to live like this anymore".
Ben Nunn is quitting as the Labour leader’s director of communications.
Gunman shoots at man with two children in line of fire
Loyalists are taking to the streets of Northern Ireland on an almost weekly basis to demand Boris Johnson scraps the Irish Sea border. Jamie Bryson organised this rally. "But if they want to have peace and stability in Northern Ireland, then they're going to have to make a change to the partition of the United Kingdom."
The Metropolitan Police said 18 males had been arrested as part of the overall policing operation.
India on Saturday mourned the loss of track legend Milkha Singh, who overcame childhood tragedy to seek Olympic glory, after he died aged 91 following a long battle with Covid-19.
Jason Kelk was admitted to hospital in March 2020. He remained there until Friday when he was taken to a hospice.
Nearly 10 years after former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo was arrested on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity following presidential elections, he has returned, a free man, to celebrations on the streets of Abidjan. Gbagbo, 76, greeted supporters who came out at the airport and on the streets of the economic capital to celebrate his return. The former president, in power from 2000 to 2011, was acquitted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this year. What now for C
Each negative test would allow them to carry on as normal for 24 hours before taking another test the following day, The Times reports. “So of course it is an attractive option if shown to be safe.” Linda Bauld, professor of public health at the University of Edinburgh, said that other countries are already sparing people from self-isolation if they have been double jabbed.
The former Spice Girl was shocked to see so many of her belongings appear as part of an online auction.
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust admitted failures in the case of Harry, who died seven days after his emergency delivery in 2017.
Vin Diesel was joined by co-stars including Tyrese Gibson and Charlize Theron.