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Government ‘ruling nothing out’ as Indian variant cases more than double

Boris Johnson has said the Government is “ruling nothing out” in tackling the Indian variant of concern as new figures show cases have more than doubled in a week.Data from Public Health England (PHE) shows a rise in cases from 520 to 1,313 this week in the UK, with the agency saying cases were “rising in the community” and it was assessing the impact and severity of the variant.

gazetteandherald.co.uk ,  14min 0
Government ‘ruling nothing out’ as Indian variant cases more than double

7 amazing days out in Kidderminster, Stourport and Bewdley

The best places to visit with the family in the Wyre Forest area We are just days away from lockdown restrictions being lifted even further and that means we can take advantage of the range of days out available in the Wyre Forest area.Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the exciting new measures in a press conference on Monday night (May 10) which allow several more attractions to reopen to the public.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  46min 0
7 amazing days out in Kidderminster, Stourport and Bewdley

Local lockdowns 'not ruled out' as covid cases surge in Sefton

Scientists are keeping a close eye on the spread of the Indian variant The Government has said it is "not ruling out" the possibility of locking down individual towns and boroughs as coronavirus cases surge in parts of the North of England.Asked this morning if local lockdowns were possible, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “There are a range of things we could do, we want to make sure we grip it.

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  48min 5
Local lockdowns 'not ruled out' as covid cases surge in Sefton

Boris Johnson’s county court judgment set aside after No 10 appeal

Boris Johnson no longer has a county court judgment against him after Downing Street got a claim for a £535 debt for alleged defamation set aside.No 10 said the claim against the prime minister had been “totally without merit” and “vexatious” and lodged an application to have it struck out.

theguardian.com ,  49min 3
Boris Johnson’s county court judgment set aside after No 10 appeal

Additional vaccines offered in Blackburn as Boris Johnson 'anxious' about Indian variant

Additional coronavirus vaccine clinics are being set up in Blackburn amid a rise in cases but the jab will not be offered to all adults yet, the council has said.The Prime Minister has admitted he was “anxious” about how quickly the variant is spreading in the UK.

thestar.co.uk ,  1h 0
Additional vaccines offered in Blackburn as Boris Johnson 'anxious' about Indian variant

County court judgment against Boris Johnson set aside

Boris Johnson no longer has a county court judgment against him after Downing Street got a claim for a £535 debt for alleged defamation set aside.No 10 said the claim against the Prime Minister had been “totally without merit” and “vexatious” and lodged an application to have it struck out.

pressandjournal.co.uk ,  1h 0
County court judgment against Boris Johnson set aside

ITV UTV News: Anger as Ballymurphy families say PM's written apology means 'nothing'

The Prime Minister is facing heavy criticism for not delivering the apology in public himself, not only from the Ballymurphy families but also from some politicians.MPs have questioned why he was not in the House of Commons earlier, and why he has not met, in person, the relatives of those killed.

itv.com ,  1h 0
ITV UTV News: Anger as Ballymurphy families say PM's written apology means 'nothing'

The Guardian view on the Covid public inquiry: an undemocratic delay

The good news is that Boris Johnson has finally announced a public inquiry into the United Kingdom’s Covid-19 pandemic.Public inquiries remain pivotal in our public life, even today, and it was inconceivable that there would not be one on what the prime minister this week called “a trauma like no other”.

theguardian.com ,  1h 0
The Guardian view on the Covid public inquiry: an undemocratic delay

Boris Johnson sparks fury with 'unnecessary' flight from London to Wolverhampton

The Prime Minister has been criticised for the journey Boris Johnson has been criticised after flying to the West Midlands earlier this month - less than a three hour driver from London.The Prime Minister flew to Wolverhampton on May 5 in a helicopter to promote a local bike hire scheme.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  1h 4
Boris Johnson sparks fury with 'unnecessary' flight from London to Wolverhampton

"Disgraceful" - Ballymurphy Massacre victims’ relatives slam UK apologies

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Northern Ireland Secretary of State Brandon Lewis have both issued apologies to the families of the Ballymurphy Massacre victims, apologies that the families have slammed as "disgraceful."Today, May 13, two days after the ten victims of the 1971 Ballymurphy Massacre in Belfast were declared "entirely innocent," copies of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brief letter to the families of the victims began to circulate online.

irishcentral.com ,  2h 0

Johnson ‘anxious’ over rise of Indian virus variant in UK

“It is a variant of concern, we are anxious about it," Johnson said Imperial College London said overall cases have fallen to their lowest level since August LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday he was “anxious” about a rise in the UK of the coronavirus variant first identified in India.

arabnews.com ,  2h 0
Johnson ‘anxious’ over rise of Indian virus variant in UK

England’s public leisure facilities in grave danger, prime minister is told

More than half of public leisure facilities in England could close in the next six months unless the government provides greater financial support, the prime minister has been warned.Around 400 gyms, pools and community centres have already shut since the start of the pandemic.However Tanni Grey-Thompson, the chair of ukactive, has told Boris Johnson there is a “grave fear” across the industry that more will go bust, with more than 2,000 facing uncertainty and possible risk of closure, widening the health inequalities across Britain.

theguardian.com ,  2h 1
England’s public leisure facilities in grave danger, prime minister is told

'Cash for curtains' verdict will be published by end of May, says PM's standards adviser

An investigation into the funding of Boris Johnson’s Downing Street flat refurbishment will be published by the end of this month, his new ministerial standards adviser has promised.Lord Geidt told MPs he would also produce the long-delayed register of ministerial interests on the same date and made clear he was ready to he resign if his advice was ignored by Downing Street.

inews.co.uk ,  2h 1
'Cash for curtains' verdict will be published by end of May, says PM's standards adviser

Boris Johnson took ‘unnecessary’ helicopter trip to promote bike scheme

Boris Johnson has been criticised for taking a short helicopter flight from London to the West Midlands to promote a local bike hire scheme, despite the train from London taking just more than two hours.Critics said the flight was “completely unnecessary” and cast doubt on the sincerity of the prime minister’s pledges to fight the climate crisis.

msn.com ,  2h 0
Boris Johnson took ‘unnecessary’ helicopter trip to promote bike scheme

Young people in Bolton fear local lockdown amid surge in cases of India Covid variant

Young people in Bolton told of their fears over a potential local lockdown today after a surge in cases of the India Covid variant.A further 189 positive cases of coronavirus were identified in the northwest town yesterday, with the number of daily cases doubling over the past week.

inews.co.uk ,  2h 0
Young people in Bolton fear local lockdown amid surge in cases of India Covid variant