Travel implications for UK as new virus variant spreads across the South

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More countries are banning arrivals from the UK because of concerns at the spread of a new variant of coronavirus. On Sunday, France shut its...

Covid Guidelines Tightened Nationwide for Christmas and Tier 4 for London, South-East and East

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Boris Johnson has announced strict coronavirus restrictions for England over Christmas, with London, the South-East and East also placed under a new tier 4. The announcement made...

Prime Minister refuses to rule out 3rd national lockdown

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to rule out a third England lockdown after Christmas, saying the rates of Covid infection have increased very...

Staggered school return in January

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Secondary schools in England are to have a staggered return after the festive holidays, with online learning replacing classroom lessons. The Education Secretary Gavin Williamson...

Furlough scheme extended till April

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The furlough scheme has been extended until the end of April 2021 with the government continuing to contribute 80% towards wages. Mr Sunak also confirmed...

British Islamic Medical Association statement on Covid vaccine

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The British Muslim community has been disproportionately affected by Covid-19 with excess cases and deaths. One third of those from minority backgrounds in the...

Christmas go ahead despite Covid cases rise

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The four UK nations have agreed to keep relaxed Christmas Covid rules in place, the prime minister confirmed on Wednesday, but Scotland and Wales...

South Asians urged to get their flu vaccine

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South Asian healthcare professionals are coming forward to encourage more people in the community to take up the flu vaccination given their higher prevalence...

Child Sexual Exploitation happens across the population according to Home Office report

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The Home Office has published its long anticipated report into child exploitation. The report was published on Tuesday almost two years after it was promised...

Self-isolation shortened from 14 to 10 days

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Self-isolation for contacts of people with confirmed coronavirus will be shortened from 14 to 10 days across the UK from Monday. The change will also...