French tourist is kicked out of Australia for organising an illegal New Year’s Eve rave party

French tourist is kicked out of Australia for organising an illegal New Year’s Eve rave party as eight others have their visas cancelled for breaking coronavirus rules Border Force issued hundreds of formal warnings and eight visa cancellations A French man was deported after he held a party west of Gympie over New Year Operation … Read more French tourist is kicked out of Australia for organising an illegal New Year’s Eve rave party

The Oval Office makeover: Joe Biden adds a personal touch to his new office

Joe Biden has already given the Oval Office a makeover. The president revealed his new décor Wednesday as he invited reporters to watch him sign a series of executive orders hours after his inauguration. A bust of Cesar Chavez, the labor leader and civil rights activist, is nestled among an array of framed family photos … Read more The Oval Office makeover: Joe Biden adds a personal touch to his new office

‘It’s a life saver for me’: NHS staff rejoice as they are first inoculated at 24/7 vaccine hubs

Hundreds of people braved torrential rain to receive their priority Covid vaccines as the first 24/7 clinics opened today. Hospitals in Birmingham and Nottingham became the first to pilot round-the-clock jabs as the NHS rollout moves up a gear, with 24-hour hubs also opened in mosques and cinemas. Relieved community care officer Helen Cooper, 61, beamed: ‘It’s … Read more ‘It’s a life saver for me’: NHS staff rejoice as they are first inoculated at 24/7 vaccine hubs

BBC star Clemency Burton-Hill reveals her fight back to health after suffering brain haemorrhage

My battle to learn to speak again: BBC star Clemency Burton-Hill reveals her fight back to health after suffering brain haemorrhage that left her in a coma Classical Fix podcast host had to have half her skull removed after she collapsed She has only been able to speak a little more fluently in the last … Read more BBC star Clemency Burton-Hill reveals her fight back to health after suffering brain haemorrhage

Government warns of worsening chaos at Britain’s ports as lorry traffic returns to normal levels

Government warns of worsening chaos at Britain’s ports as lorry traffic returns to normal levels – but Brussels says it won’t help ease backlogs unless Boris abandons his deregulation ambitions Projections from Cabinet Office anticipate Channel traffic’s imminent rise Truckers without requisite customs paperwork or negative test face turn-backs  It comes as Brussels says it … Read more Government warns of worsening chaos at Britain’s ports as lorry traffic returns to normal levels

January 12 was deadliest day of the pandemic so far with 1,110 fatalities in 24 hours

The UK has recorded its deadliest day in the coronavirus pandemic, as the Government’s chief scientific adviser warned parts of the NHS were like a ‘war zone’. Official figures broken down by date of death showed that January 12 saw the highest number of victims recorded in a single 24-hour period – with 1,110 Covid-19 … Read more January 12 was deadliest day of the pandemic so far with 1,110 fatalities in 24 hours

The Blair rich project: The millions made by Tony Blair and his wife and children

Cynics might describe it as the Blair Rich Project and it has clearly achieved its aim.  Indeed when totting up the contents of the family coffers one is reminded of what two of New Labour’s principal image shapers had to say about the lack of friction between Tony Blair‘s political vision and the accumulation of … Read more The Blair rich project: The millions made by Tony Blair and his wife and children

Father, 27, who went to A&E with chest pain but discharged himself over Covid fears died at home

Father-of-two, 27, who went to A&E with chest pain but discharged himself over fears he could catch Covid there died at home days later, grieving partner reveals David Warner, 27, from Guildford, self-discharged from A&E despite chest pain Father-of-two feared he would catch virus from Covid ward where he was placed Mr Warner later died … Read more Father, 27, who went to A&E with chest pain but discharged himself over Covid fears died at home

First meeting between PM and new US President could be video call because of Covid restrictions

Zoom show for Boris and Joe? First meeting between Prime Minister and new US President could be video call because of Covid restrictions The PM may not see the new President in person until summer due to pandemic But any lack of an early invitation to Washington will be seen by some as a snub … Read more First meeting between PM and new US President could be video call because of Covid restrictions