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‘Bumpy periods’ predicted but vaccine hailed for impact on infections and deaths

‘Bumpy periods’ predicted but vaccine hailed for impact on infections and deaths

‘Bumpy periods’ predicted but vaccine hailed for impact on infections and deaths

Figures from Public Health England also suggest jabs are estimated to have directly averted more than 52,600 hospital admissions.

Boris Johnson says education is ‘silver bullet’ to fix global problems

Boris Johnson says education is ‘silver bullet’ to fix global problems

Boris Johnson says education is ‘silver bullet’ to fix global problems

The UK has pledged £430 million as part of efforts to help 175 million girls and boys in up to 90 countries.

Olympic swimmer Luke Greenbank’s family ‘nervous and excited’ ahead of final

Olympic swimmer Luke Greenbank’s family ‘nervous and excited’ ahead of final

Olympic swimmer Luke Greenbank’s family ‘nervous and excited’ ahead of final

Christopher Greenbank said he was ‘hugely proud’ of his son’s achievement ahead of the men’s 200m backstroke final on Friday morning.

Social media accounts of radical preacher Anjem Choudary suspended

Social media accounts of radical preacher Anjem Choudary suspended

Social media accounts of radical preacher Anjem Choudary suspended

It comes after a ban on the extremist taking part in public speaking was recently lifted.

‘Good old-fashioned’ research convinced anxious pregnant mother to get Covid jab

‘Good old-fashioned’ research convinced anxious pregnant mother to get Covid jab

‘Good old-fashioned’ research convinced anxious pregnant mother to get Covid jab

Life coach Laura Brunton read extensively and spoke with her doctors after being hesitant about the vaccine due to reading misinformation online.

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Only two areas have recorded a week-on-week rise.

NI ministers agree relaxations on international travel and social distancing

NI ministers agree relaxations on international travel and social distancing

NI ministers agree relaxations on international travel and social distancing

The decisions include an isolation exemption for travelling Villarreal fans attending the Uefa Super Cup in Belfast next month.

Teenagers arrested over fatal stabbing near Underground station

Teenagers arrested over fatal stabbing near Underground station

Teenagers arrested over fatal stabbing near Underground station

Shane Jerome, 23, was pronounced dead near Brixton Underground station on July 21.

Inquiry chairman declines request to censure Ken Clarke over ‘pompous’ behaviour

Inquiry chairman declines request to censure Ken Clarke over ‘pompous’ behaviour

Inquiry chairman declines request to censure Ken Clarke over ‘pompous’ behaviour

Lord Ken Clarke admitted he had ‘showed signs of impatience’ during questioning at the Infected Blood Inquiry this week.

Farmer loses High Court bid to save stud alpaca Geronimo from being killed

Farmer loses High Court bid to save stud alpaca Geronimo from being killed

Farmer loses High Court bid to save stud alpaca Geronimo from being killed

The animal was imported to the UK from New Zealand in 2017.

UK Government ‘not done helping people’ despite end of benefit uplift – Sunak

UK Government ‘not done helping people’ despite end of benefit uplift – Sunak

UK Government ‘not done helping people’ despite end of benefit uplift – Sunak

The Chancellor said the Universal Credit uplift was always meant to be temporary.

Beth Shriever ‘a role model for girls’, says mother ahead of BMX semi-final

Beth Shriever ‘a role model for girls’, says mother ahead of BMX semi-final

Beth Shriever ‘a role model for girls’, says mother ahead of BMX semi-final

The 22 year-old British star is due to take part in the semi-final heat just after 2am UK time on Friday.

Alzheimer’s disease markers seen in Covid-19 patients with neurological symptoms

Alzheimer’s disease markers seen in Covid-19 patients with neurological symptoms

Alzheimer’s disease markers seen in Covid-19 patients with neurological symptoms

Scientists say more research is needed to see how these biomarkers impact cognition in individuals who had Covid-19 in the long term.

UK cars to be exported on train fuelled by used vegetable oil

UK cars to be exported on train fuelled by used vegetable oil

UK cars to be exported on train fuelled by used vegetable oil

It will transport hundreds of Toyota cars built in Derbyshire every week through the Channel Tunnel.

Met officer who knelt on man’s neck must ‘reflect’ on his actions, says watchdog

Met officer who knelt on man’s neck must ‘reflect’ on his actions, says watchdog

Met officer who knelt on man’s neck must ‘reflect’ on his actions, says watchdog

Footage of the incident in Finsbury Park in July last year sparked outrage after it was widely shared online.

Three in 10 young adults in England still without first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Three in 10 young adults in England still without first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Three in 10 young adults in England still without first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Vaccine take-up remains lower among men than women.

MPs: Racial disparity in policing remains two decades after Lawrence Inquiry

MPs: Racial disparity in policing remains two decades after Lawrence Inquiry

MPs: Racial disparity in policing remains two decades after Lawrence Inquiry

The Home Affairs Committee said race inequality in policing has not been taken seriously enough.

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