Whirlpool forms off Scottish coast
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Whirlpool forms off Scottish coast
The introduction of compulsory PCR tests for Covid-19 for everyone arriving in the UK has been described as a “huge blow” for the travel industry. The move, announced by Prime MinisterBoris Johnson on Saturday, has been welcomed by scientists as a way of buying time to learn more about the Omicron variant. There are now 10 countries on the Government red list for travel, which means arrivals from South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia Zimbabwe, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia will have to quarantine for 10 days.
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Work is under way to tweak vaccines against the new concerning strain of coronavirus that has sparked travel bans.
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India has put into commission its fourth French submarine – built locally in Mumbai – shortly after adding a separate stealth warship to its navy. The move comes as the country asserts itself in the Indian Ocean, where Western powers also hope to counter China’s influence. Deployed this week, INS Vela is part of a contract worth 2.6 billion euros for six diesel-powered Scorpene submarines jointly built with French military contractor the Naval Group, formerly DCNS.Its deployment comes as border
After a nearby camp was broken up by police, people with nowhere to go are camping on a disused railway line
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The famous faces will return to isolation.
Questioned about the prospect for this year’s festivities, Boris Johnson said he is “confident” this Christmas “will be considerably better than last Christmas.”
They’re calling it the "weaponisation of human beings". Thousands of people – mainly from the Middle East – have been sold travel packages to Belarus, a non-EU state, and told that from there, they will be able to get into the European Union.
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A drug cocktail could help fight the new variant after results show it is four times better at keeping people out of intensive care than the current treatment.
ITV has scrapped I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!'s new weekend episodes due to extreme weather conditions.
The contestants on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! ITV said the storm caused "significant damage" to the show's production base in Wales - meaning there will be no new episodes this weekend. Strict COVID rules mean the contestants - including Louise Minchin, Naughty Boy and Arlene Phillips - will remain in quarantine until filming can resume.
Thomas Tuchel is convinced Romelu Lukaku will still be a game-changing signing for Chelsea – despite the European champions thriving in his absence. Chelsea have powered on in the Premier League and Europe despite their club record £97.5million striker being side-lined with an ankle injury for the past month. An unbeaten run in all competitions has included thumping wins against Norwich and Juventus – but Tuchel is adamant the return of Lukaku cannot come soon enough.
At least two people have been killed as Storm Arwen brought gusts of almost 100mph, causing widespread disruption across the UK.
Stephen Sondheim - the composer and lyricist behind some of the world's best-known musicals - has died aged 91.
France is willing to discuss autonomy for the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the interests of the people who live there, government minister Sebastien Lecornu has said, following days of sometimes violent protests. Guadeloupe and the nearby French island of Martinique have seen several days of protests against Covid-19 measures that have spilled over into violence.Lecornu, the minister for France's overseas territories, said in a YouTube video issued late on Friday that cer