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Aviation sector warning as ministers prepare to discuss quarantine hotels

Aviation sector warning as ministers prepare to discuss quarantine hotels

Aviation sector warning as ministers prepare to discuss quarantine hotels

25 January 2021

According to reports, a new hotel quarantine requirement for travellers entering the UK could cost them more than £1,000.


Single mothers call for support amid ‘exhausting’ strain of home schooling

Single mothers call for support amid ‘exhausting’ strain of home schooling

Single mothers call for support amid ‘exhausting’ strain of home schooling

25 January 2021

One single business owner said parents should be paid to home school their children.


SNP criticises Hancock for using coronavirus briefing to praise the Union

SNP criticises Hancock for using coronavirus briefing to praise the Union

SNP criticises Hancock for using coronavirus briefing to praise the Union

25 January 2021

The Scottish Government’s Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham accused Matt Hancock of using the briefing to make ‘overtly political statements’.


Olympic athletes should not jump the queue to get Covid-19 jab, says WHO

Olympic athletes should not jump the queue to get Covid-19 jab, says WHO

Olympic athletes should not jump the queue to get Covid-19 jab, says WHO

25 January 2021

WHO’s Dr Michael Ryan says global crisis demands that frontline workers, older people and most vulnerable must ‘access vaccines first’.


Twitter calls on users to help debunk misinformation

Twitter calls on users to help debunk misinformation

Twitter calls on users to help debunk misinformation

25 January 2021

The Birdwatch trial asks people to post notes proving why certain tweets may not be true in the site’s latest attempt to stem misinformation.


Mutant coronavirus strains being monitored for ‘vaccine evasion’

Mutant coronavirus strains being monitored for ‘vaccine evasion’

Mutant coronavirus strains being monitored for ‘vaccine evasion’

25 January 2021

Experts are already examining how fast a new vaccine could be ‘built and rolled out’ if mutant strains do not respond.


Covid daily hospital admissions drop but Hancock warns of NHS pressure

Covid daily hospital admissions drop but Hancock warns of NHS pressure

Covid daily hospital admissions drop but Hancock warns of NHS pressure

25 January 2021

NHS England said a total of 2,780 admissions of patients with the disease were reported for January 23.


UK to offer genomic expertise to identify new coronavirus strains abroad

UK to offer genomic expertise to identify new coronavirus strains abroad

UK to offer genomic expertise to identify new coronavirus strains abroad

25 January 2021

Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to make the pledge as the Government becomes increasingly concerned over strains evolving to evade vaccines.


Royal family wish Scots happy Burns Night

Royal family wish Scots happy Burns Night

Royal family wish Scots happy Burns Night

25 January 2021

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have sent a message to staff at NHS Tayside thanking them for their work and wishing them well on Burns Night.


Industry body hopes live music experiment could help pave way for return of gigs

Industry body hopes live music experiment could help pave way for return of gigs

Industry body hopes live music experiment could help pave way for return of gigs

25 January 2021

Robert Fitzpatrick, chief executive of the Odyssey Trust and co-founder of the Arena Resilience Alliance, said they hope it will prove a game-changer.


UK ‘not out of this by a very long way’, PM warned as he mulls easing lockdown

UK ‘not out of this by a very long way’, PM warned as he mulls easing lockdown

UK ‘not out of this by a very long way’, PM warned as he mulls easing lockdown

25 January 2021

Boris Johnson said ministers would be ‘looking at the potential of relaxing some measures’.


Importation of breeding livestock could halt unless ‘essential’ funding provided

Importation of breeding livestock could halt unless ‘essential’ funding provided

Importation of breeding livestock could halt unless ‘essential’ funding provided

25 January 2021

Portsmouth International Port faces £5.2 million shortfall to create UK’s only animal check border post


‘Essex Boys’ killer can be freed from jail – Parole Board

‘Essex Boys’ killer can be freed from jail – Parole Board

‘Essex Boys’ killer can be freed from jail – Parole Board

25 January 2021

Jack Whomes was handed a life sentence in 1998 for the triple murder in Chelmsford.


Kwarteng: No plan to reduce workers’ rights

Kwarteng: No plan to reduce workers’ rights

Kwarteng: No plan to reduce workers’ rights

25 January 2021

But Labour former shadow chancellor John McDonnell said the Business Secretary’s promises to uphold workers’ rights should not be trusted.


Pupil motivation on remote education ‘significant concern’ for parents – Ofsted

Pupil motivation on remote education ‘significant concern’ for parents – Ofsted

Pupil motivation on remote education ‘significant concern’ for parents – Ofsted

25 January 2021

Two in five parents see child’s focus on studying when learning remotely as the top challenge, a survey suggests.


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

25 January 2021

Around one in 10 local areas are continuing to see a rise in rates.


Quarantine hotels would be ‘catastrophic’ for aviation industry

Quarantine hotels would be ‘catastrophic’ for aviation industry

Quarantine hotels would be ‘catastrophic’ for aviation industry

25 January 2021

Boris Johnson will chair a meeting of the Government’s Covid-O committee on Tuesday to decide on stricter rules for arriving travellers.


When will the lockdowns end in each UK nation?

When will the lockdowns end in each UK nation?

When will the lockdowns end in each UK nation?

25 January 2021

6.4 million first doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Great Britain so far.


Hospital charity appeals for donations for ‘exhausted’ frontline staff

Hospital charity appeals for donations for ‘exhausted’ frontline staff

Hospital charity appeals for donations for ‘exhausted’ frontline staff

25 January 2021

The hospital has taken more than 100 patients from other hospitals, in a bid to ease pressure within the NHS.


PM calls for action on ‘dramatic’ climate impacts world is already suffering

PM calls for action on ‘dramatic’ climate impacts world is already suffering

PM calls for action on ‘dramatic’ climate impacts world is already suffering

25 January 2021

Boris Johnson says the world must adapt to the changing climate ‘now’ at international virtual conference.


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