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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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Non-urgent patients in England and Wales should be able to get blood tests when required following reinforcements of much-needed tube supplies, NHS England has said.A shortage of the tubes from US supplier Becton Dickinson (BD) had forced the NHS in these nations to suspend all non-urgent blood testing last month.From August 26, only high-priority patients,…
Ministers have set out plans for the return of the crown stamp on pint glasses and pledged to review a ban on marking and selling products in imperial units.The move came as Brexit minister Lord Frost set out plans to ditch Brussels’ rules and claimed “gloom-mongers” have been proved wrong following the UK’s departure from…
It comes as the Italian government announced some of the strictest anti-COVID measures in the world, making it obligatory for all workers either to show proof of vaccination, a negative test or recent recovery from infection.The new rules will come into force on October 15 in the latest effort by Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s broad…
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside Parliament on Thursday to protest over issues faced by the nation’s leaseholders as the Mayor of London warned the system is “broken”.Building owners and landlords must share important building safety information with their residents, Sadiq Khan said, as he called for action to address safety concerns and rebuild trust with…
It was their first trip to the island since 2009 and they made the most of their return visit.Of course they were dressed for the occasion in traditional tartan.During their stay at the island, they tucked into fish and chips at the harbour from Portree fisherman Dan Corrgiall’s shop.They enjoyed their day at the Isle…
Britain, America and Australia clashed with both France and China on Thursday over a new security pact to build nuclear-powered submarines.French ministers reacted angrily after Australia ditched a deal with a shipbuilder in France for up to 12 conventionally-powered diesel-electric submarines, to instead opt for a nuclear-powered fleet under the new “Aukus” pact. The deal…
Britain, America and Australia clashed with both France and China on Thursday over a new security pact to build nuclear-powered submarines.French ministers reacted angrily after Australia ditched a deal with a shipbuilder in France for up to 12 conventionally-powered diesel-electric submarines, to instead opt for a nuclear-powered fleet under the new “Aukus” pact. The deal…
Monday, jabs for children.Tuesday, Covid winter plan and booster doses.MPs could be forgiven for feeling politically punch-drunk.But Boris Johnson is on a roll, righting the ship of Government after the summer chaos as Britain and the US were caught off guard as the Taliban swept across Afghanistan to seize power in Kabul.And at Prime Minister’s…
The Health Secretary, who remains in the post since the Cabinet reshuffle, defended the mask-free Cabinet meeting which took place on Tuesday as he said people should wear face coverings when they meet with “strangers”.His remark sparked furore among leading doctors as the British Medical Association (BMA) said the comment “send a message that the…
Oliver Dowden’s planned speech to a Royal Television Society event has been delivered by a junior minister after he was replaced as Culture Secretary.On Wednesday Mr Dowden was removed from his job with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport about an hour before he was due on stage at the society’s Cambridge Convention.Media…