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Reuters Boris Johnson has said he is “anxious” about the Indian variant of Covid and is “ruling nothing out” to tackle it. Asked specifically whether surge vaccinations could be introduced, a No 10 spokesman said ministers “want to consider all options”. This would mean focusing extra doses of vaccine in specific areas to immunise a […]

Surveys by both the Royal College of Nursing and British Medical Association in recent weeks have suggested high levels of exhaustion, fatigue and low morale, with many reporting they feel under pressure to work extra hours without pay, which, the unions warn, is unsustainable. Go to Source Date: 13 May 2021 Author: By Nick Triggle […]

PA Media The police are set to release two men currently detained in an immigration van which is blocking a Glasgow Street. The move follows a standoff between the authorities and protesters in Kenmure Street in Pollokshields. On Thursday morning people surrounded a Home Office vehicle believed to contain two immigrants who had been removed […]

The site is revered by both Muslims, who call it the Haram al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary), and Jews, for whom it is known as the Temple Mount. Hamas demanded Israel remove police from there and the nearby predominantly Arab district of Sheikh Jarrah, where Palestinian families face eviction by Jewish settlers. Hamas launched rockets when its […]

Hamas militants have launched dozens of rockets at Israel after Israeli air strikes killed senior commanders and felled a multi-storey building in Gaza. The escalation of the fighting, which began on Monday, has prompted the UN to warn of a “full-scale war”. At least 65 people in Gaza, including 14 children, and seven people in […]

Family handout The family of a nine-year-old boy killed after being struck by lightning during football training said he was “the brightest star” and “our everything”. Jordan Banks was injured when a thunderstorm hit as he was on a playing field in Blackpool on Tuesday evening. A statement from his family said “our worlds stopped” […]

The site is revered by both Muslims, who call it the Haram al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary), and Jews, for whom it is known as the Temple Mount. Hamas demanded Israel remove police from there and the nearby predominantly Arab district of Sheikh Jarrah, where Palestinian families face eviction by Jewish settlers. Hamas launched rockets when its […]

Blackpool Gazette Tributes have been paid to a nine-year-old boy who died after being struck by lightning during a football coaching session. The child, who has been named locally as Jordan Banks, was injured when a thunderstorm hit as he was on a playing field in Blackpool on Tuesday evening. Flowers and messages of condolence […]

EPA Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader convicted of genocide during the conflict in the former Yugoslavia, is to serve the rest of his life sentence in a British jail. The Foreign Office says he would be transferred to a UK prison from a UN detention unit in the Netherlands. Karadzic, 75, was also […]

The site is revered by both Muslims, who call it the Haram al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary), and Jews, for whom it is known as the Temple Mount. Hamas demanded Israel remove police from there and the nearby predominantly Arab district of Sheikh Jarrah, where Palestinian families face eviction by Jewish settlers. Go to Source Date: 12 […]