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  • Clinically extremely vulnerable given same priority as over 70s on vaccine list November 28, 2020
    People at very high risk from coronavirus, who were made to shield during the pandemic, have been given the same priority as the over 70s in the queue to receive a vaccine..
  • University lowers entry requirements to relieve pressure on students November 28, 2020
    The University of Surrey will reduce its entry requirements by one grade for most undergraduate courses starting next year in recognition of the disruption to education caused by the Covid-19 pandemic..
  • Vulnerable groups to be offered free vitamin D deliveries November 28, 2020
    More than 2.5 million at-risk people in England will be offered a free supply of vitamin D by the Government, officials have said..
  • Health experts fear rapid tests may distract from vaccine work November 28, 2020
    Ambitious rapid coronavirus testing plans for England threaten to become a distraction from other key goals such as the roll-out of a vaccine, prominent health officials have warned..
  • All hospitals in England could be overwhelmed without new tiers minister warns November 28, 2020
    Every hospital in England could be overwhelmed with coronavirus cases if new tier restrictions are not introduced, Michael Gove has warned, as he seeks to quell a Tory backbench rebellion over the measures..
  • PM facing rebellion as majority set for tough post lockdown restrictions November 27, 2020
    The decision to impose tough restrictions on 99% of England has prompted a furious reaction with Boris Johnson facing a Tory revolt over his post-lockdown plans. More than 55 million people will be placed into Tier 2 and Tier 3 measures when the second national lockdown ends on December 2, meaning mixing between households indoors […]
  • Diego Maradona buried amid outpouring of grief in Argentina November 27, 2020
    Diego Maradona was buried Thursday in a private ceremony attended by only two dozen people — a stark contrast to earlier in the day when tens of thousands of weeping fans filed past his coffin for hours in an observance that mixed head-of-state-like honours with the chaos of a rowdy stadium..
  • Full list of Tiers and areas November 26, 2020
    Here is the full list of Tiers and areas published by the Government.
  • Covid 19 Local authorities in England to discover their post lockdown tiers November 26, 2020
    The Health Secretary is to set out which tier each local authority in England will fall under after the end of the national lockdown. Matt Hancock will make the announcement in Parliament on Thursday after the Government set out its Covid-19 “winter plan� earlier this week..
  • The worlds lost a legend Pele leads tributes to Diego Maradona November 26, 2020
    Pele paid tribute to his fellow all-time great Diego Maradona after the Argentinian’s death at the age of 60, saying: “One day, I hope we can play football together in the sky.� The Brazilian three-time World Cup winner was often Maradona’s closest competitor in polls to decide the greatest footballer of all time..
  • Argentina great Diego Maradona dies aged 60 November 25, 2020
    Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, the Argentine Football Association has announced..
  • Great British Bake Off winner crowned November 25, 2020
    Peter Sawkins has been crowned the youngest ever winner of The Great British Bake Off. The 20-year-old accounting and finance student from Edinburgh also became the programme’s first winner from Scotland..
  • Duchess of Sussex reveals miscarriage heartache November 25, 2020
    The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she suffered a miscarriage, losing her second child during the summer. In an article for the New York Times, Meghan wrote about losing her unborn baby in July while she and husband Harry were living in Los Angeles..
  • Coronavirus vaccines should be compulsory for tennis players Andy Murray November 25, 2020
    Andy Murray believes tennis players should be compelled to have a coronavirus vaccination in order to play in tournaments. Tennis, like almost every sphere of life, has been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, with events either unable to take place, played virtually or held behind closed doors..
  • Harry Dunns parents lose High Court battle with Foreign Office November 24, 2020
    Harry Dunn’s parents have lost their High Court battle against the Foreign Office over whether their son’s alleged killer had diplomatic immunity. Mr Dunn, 19, was killed when his motorbike crashed into a car being driven on the wrong side of the road by American Anne Sacoolas outside RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire on August 27 […]

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