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Fears over Christmas bubbles amid rising coronavirus infections as London moves to Tier 3

December 15, 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said higher infections in the South East may be in part due to a newly identified variant of coronavirus which is growing faster than the existing one. Covid-19 tiers map: London moved to toughest restrictions The discovery sparked fresh concerns over plans to allow up to three households to mix indoors […]

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Woman a two-year-old girl found dead in Hounslow

December 15, 2020

D etectives have launched an investigation after a woman and a two-year-old girl were found dead in west London. Officers were called by paramedics to an address in Old Meadow Lane, Hounslow, just after 4pm on Monday. The 25-year-old woman and the child, who police said are related to each other, were pronounced dead at […]

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Netherlands set for five-week coronavirus lockdown with schools, shops and gyms closing until mid January

December 14, 2020

T he Netherlands is set to enter a tough second lockdown for at least five weeks, the country’s prime minister has announced. The tough new nationwide measures mean schools, non-essential shops, museums and gyms will close at midnight until January 19. In a rare televised address, Mark Rutte told the nation: “We have to bite […]

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It will take almost a year to vaccinate entire UK population against Covid, leading scientists warn

December 14, 2020

L eading scientists have warned it would take almost a year to vaccinate the entire population of the UK against Covid, even with no interruptions in vaccine supply. Sir Jeremy Farrar, member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), which advises ministers, said the rapid development of vaccines in response to the pandemic was […]

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Attorney General William Barr resigning and will leave before Christmas, Donald Trump says

December 14, 2020

Mr Barr, one of Mr Trump’s staunchest allies, went to the White House on Monday, where the president said he submitted his letter of resignation. “As per letter, Bill will be leaving just before Christmas to spend the holidays with his family,” Mr Trump tweeted. Mr Trump also vented his rage after that the Justice […]

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Christmas shoppers told not to travel to tier 3 London to buy presents

December 14, 2020

People should not travel to London for Christmas shopping, Matt Hancock warned as he plunged London into tier three restrictions.  After a spike in the capital’s coronavirus cases, the government brought their review forward and announced new rules for the city today instead of Wednesday. Although tier three restrictions still allow non-essential shops to stay […]

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Man filmed having sex with club girl at train station wants to be porn star

December 14, 2020

A man caught on film having sex at a train station says he wants to cash in on the porn industry after the clip went viral. Dominic Richardson says the footage – which has been viewed by his mum – has been hosted for three years on various sites but he has not received a […]

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Victoria station evacuated ‘due to train fire at platform’

December 14, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video London’s Victoria train station was temporarily evacuated today due to a fire on a train at the platform. Footage from the scene showed crowds of people being ushered out of the station, while a tannoy repeated: ‘All […]

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Christmas drinks cancelled as pubs forced to close in London and South East

December 14, 2020

Hundreds of Christmas drinks and dinners will be cancelled this week as London and the South East is plunged into tier three. Greater London, Basildon, Brentwood, Harlow, Epping Forest, Castle Point, Rochford, Maldon, Braintree and Chelmsford, Thurrock, Southend-On-Sea, Broxbourne, Hertsmere, Watford and the Three Rivers will be put into England’s top tier of restrictions from […]

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UK coronavirus live: new Covid variant may be behind fast spread of cases in south of England, Hancock tells MPs

December 14, 2020

3.45pm GMT15:45 Hancock says new variant of Covid may explain fast spread of virus in south Hancock says a new variant of Covid has been identified. He says this may explain the fast rise in cases in the south. We have identified a new variant of coronavirus, which may be associated with the fastest spread […]

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