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COMEDY CLUB CANCELS PILOT EVENT OVER COVID-19 VACCINE PASSPORT CONFUSION

A comedy club has pulled out of a trial to test how venues can operate safely after it said the Government failed to clarify whether it would involve Covid-19 vaccine passports The Hot Water Comedy Club in Liverpool said it was subjected to a “hate campaign” online after reports suggested it was working with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to trial Covid-status certification. Club co-owner Binty […]

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MANCHESTER ARENA AND PARSONS GREEN TERRORISTS REFUSE TO ATTEND COURT

Manchester Arena plotter Hashem Abedi and Parsons Green Tube bomber Ahmed Hassan have been told they may be “forced” to attend court after refusing to leave their jail cells They both face a charge of attacking a prison officer. Abedi, 23, and Hassan, 21, are accused alongside another suspect, Muhammed Saeed, 23, of assault occasioning actual bodily harm on Paul Edwards at HMP Belmarsh on May 11 last year. But […]

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MAN DUE IN COURT OVER CAUSING DEATH OF TWO-WEEK-OLD BOY

A 34-year-old man is due before magistrates charged with causing the death of a two-week-old boy who was struck by a car. Ciaran Leigh Morris was being pushed along the pavement in his pram when he was struck by a car in Brownhills, near Walsall, at around 4pm on Easter Sunday. West Midlands Police said Ciaran suffered serious injuries and, although he was rushed to hospital, nothing could be done […]

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WARNING OVER POSSIBLE THIRD WAVE AS UK CONTINUES ON ROAD MAP OUT OF LOCKDOWN

There could be a “resurgence” of Covid-19 infections as the country continues on its route out of lockdown, experts have warned. Dr Mike Tildesley, from the University of Warwick and a member of the Spi-M modelling group which advises the Government, said “there may well be” a third wave in the UK but probably not as high as some modelling predicts. He said there could be a potential rise in […]

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MINISTERS WARNED AGAINST INTRODUCING DOMESTIC VACCINE PASSPORTS

Ministers have been warned against introducing vaccine passports in England by a cross-party group of politicians including senior Conservative MPs and former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. More than 70 MPs, including 40 Conservatives, as well as peers from the House of Lords, have launched a campaign to oppose the move which they say would be “divisive and discriminatory”. It comes as a report in The Daily Telegraph suggested a series […]

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TRAFFIC JAM EASES FURTHER IN SUEZ CANAL AFTER SHIP UNBLOCKED

The Ever Given was finally freed on Monday 29th March The traffic congestion caused by a cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week continued to ease on Friday, with the number of ships waiting to transit falling to 206, canal services firm Leth Agencies said, from more than 300 three days ago. On Monday, salvage teams freed the skyscraper-sized container ship, ending a crisis that had […]

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UK ‘NOT FULLY PREPARED’ FOR PANDEMIC – DR JENNY HARRIES

The UK was not fully prepared for a pandemic of this type, England’s deputy chief medical officer has said. Dr Jenny Harries said more testing would have been carried out if tests were available earlier on, and knowledge about asymptomatic transmission could have resulted in a prompt recommendation to wear masks. Speaking at the launch of the new UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), of which she is chief executive, Dr […]

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NEO-NAZI POLICE OFFICER CONVICTED OF BELONGING TO BANNED TERROR GROUP

A rookie has become the first British police officer to be convicted of belonging to a neo-Nazi terrorist organisation. Pc Ben Hannam, 22, was found guilty of membership of banned right-wing extremist group National Action (NA) following a trial at the Old Bailey. He was also convicted of lying on his application and vetting forms to join the Metropolitan Police and having terror documents detailing knife combat and making explosive […]

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NHS LOUISA JORDAN SET TO CLOSE

The site in Glasgow has been open since July last year The NHS Louisa Jordan is set to close tomorrow, with the vaccination centre being moved to the Hydro next week. Since July 2020, the hospital has played a critical role in the fight against Covid-19. The hospital has carried out more than 32,000 healthcare appointments, training over 6,900 healthcare staff and students and vaccinating about 175,000 people. Today will […]

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