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A record 2.3 million people in the UK had Covid-19 last week, the Office for National Statistics said.The number is up from 1.4 million in the week to December 1. It is the highest number since comparable figures began in autumn 2020.Despite this, NHS bosses reportedly do not believe the threshold for new Covid-19 restrictions…
An official in the US state of Oregon’s department of transport had a lucky escape when a snow-covered tree fell on his vehicle while he was driving.Dashcam footage shared to Twitter by the department showed the tree slowly falling down towards the road and hitting the vehicle.The department said no-one was hurt in the incident,…
While the pandemic continued to have a massive impact across Wales in 2021, there was some distraction provided by royal and political visitors and a Hollywood duo brought more than a sprinkle of stardom to Wrexham.Here are some of the best images from across Wales in 2021.The start of the year saw snow atop Pen…
France is seeing a “tsunami” of Covid-19 infections with 208,000 new cases reported over the past 24 hours - a national and European record - Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Wednesday.France has been breaking Covid-19 records repeatedly over the past few days, with Tuesday’s 180,000 cases already the highest for a country in Europe,…
Richard III’s reputation as a treacherous tyrant who would assassinate his own nephews in cold blood for a chance at the throne may have to be re-examined, according to new research. The urn allegedly holding Princes Edward, 12, and 9-year-old Richard’s remains bears the inscription they were “stifled with pillows by the order of their…
The First Minister of Scotland has renewed her call for people to stick to the latest Covid restrictions as case numbers continue to reach record levels.A total of 9,360 new positive cases have been confirmed in the last 24 hours, according to the latest Scottish Government data released on Tuesday.The day before, 10,562 cases were…
Welsh people are being urged to get their booster jabs and follow social distancing measures amid a “rapid rise” in coronavirus cases.It comes after First Minister Mark Drakeford closed nightclubs and announced a return to the rule of six inside pubs and restaurants from Boxing Day.Meanwhile, Health Secretary Sajid Javid announced that England would not…
A man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Brockley on Tuesday afternoon. Police officers were called to Brockley Road at 3.29pm following reports of an injured man. A man, aged in his 20s, was found at the scene with knife injuries and rushed to a South London hospital. His condition has been…
The UK reported 129,471 cases and 18 deaths on Tuesday, according to the latest daily figures. It marks a significant rise on Monday’s infection tally but does not include key data from Northern Ireland and Scotland from the festive holiday period. The rise in cases brings the total to 12,338,676, while a total of 148,021…
The star, 31, revealed earlier this week that she had suffered serious complications in giving birth to Leo-Hunter, causing her to nearly die twice.The little baby boy was also rushed to intensive care after being born five weeks ago, but thankfully made a quick recovery.The television personality shared a picture of her holding her new…