Coronavirus ‘plan C’ with household mixing ban ‘being considered by ministers’

    Coronavirus ‘plan C’ with household mixing ban ‘being considered by ministers’

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    Disabled woman accuses McDonald’s of discrimination after order ‘rejected’

    Disabled woman accuses McDonald’s of discrimination after order ‘rejected’

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    Man shot ‘in street’ as armed police rush to scene amid hunt for gunman

    Man shot ‘in street’ as armed police rush to scene amid hunt for gunman

    Armed police swarmed on Copthorne Street in Longsight on Wednesday night, after reports that a man had been shot shortly…
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    ‘Most broken’ shelter dog finally accepts treat from volunteers after 600 days

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    Angelina Jolie ‘having fun dating’ and ‘making up for lost time’ after Brad Pitt

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    Jamie Redknapp and Frida pictured leaving a hotel together after their wedding

    Jamie Redknapp and his new wife Frida were spotted leaving a London hotel the morning after the couple got married…
    Corrie fans furious as they ‘need subtitles’ to understand pivotal scenes

    Corrie fans furious as they ‘need subtitles’ to understand pivotal scenes

    Coronation Street viewers were left complaining on social media after a scene between Abi Franklin and Corey Brent left them…
    Robbie Savage “laughing” at Jamie Carragher’s Ronaldo and Man Utd comment

    Robbie Savage “laughing” at Jamie Carragher’s Ronaldo and Man Utd comment

    Cristiano Ronaldo headed home another dramatic winner for Manchester United in the Champions League, prompting Robbie Savage to seemingly aim…
    Harry Maguire admits Man Utd conceded “two bad goals” in dismal first half

    Harry Maguire admits Man Utd conceded “two bad goals” in dismal first half

    Manchester United had to fight back from 2-0 down against Atalanta to win their Champions League clash with goals from…
    Man Utd’s comeback cannot cover up for defensive flaws that underline issues

    Man Utd’s comeback cannot cover up for defensive flaws that underline issues

    Man Utd may have produced a memorable comeback but the first-half against Atalanta exposed their defensive frailties which will continue…

    Health Update

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      A breakdown in communication: Mitochondria of diabetic patients can’t keep time

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      A THIRD of mass Covid vaccine hubs in England have been closed amid fears sluggish booster rollout 
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      A THIRD of mass Covid vaccine hubs in England have been closed amid fears sluggish booster rollout 

      England’s Covid booster jab rollout is struggling to get off the mark because so many mass vaccination centres have been closed and GPs are too busy, it was claimed today. …
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      BBC’s Deborah James, 40, was rushed to A&E after suffering ‘spiking 40 degree temperatures’

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      Overdose deaths involving cocaine or meth have tripled in shadow of opioid crisis

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      COVID-19 has killed at least 65,000 more men than women in US – and black males are at highest risk
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      COVID-19 has killed at least 65,000 more men than women in US – and black males are at highest risk

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      Infant mortality in Nigeria increased during COVID-19
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      Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective at preventing death from the Delta variant
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      Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective at preventing death from the Delta variant

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      FDA approves booster shot of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines

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      Just HOW badly has the Wolverhampton Covid lab testing blunder affected Britain’s outbreak?
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      Just HOW badly has the Wolverhampton Covid lab testing blunder affected Britain’s outbreak?

      A testing blunder at a disgraced Covid laboratory in the South West of England led to thousands of avoidable infections and may trigger a fresh wave in the region, experts…

      Crypto Currency

        US Senators Urge Facebook to Discontinue Crypto Wallet Pilot Citing ‘Insufficient’ Ability to Keep Consumers Safe – Regulation Bitcoin News
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        US Senators Urge Facebook to Discontinue Crypto Wallet Pilot Citing ‘Insufficient’ Ability to Keep Consumers Safe – Regulation Bitcoin News

        A group of U.S. senators has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to discontinue his company’s crypto wallet pilot and commit…
        Following Bitcoin’s all-time high, DeFi TVL hits a record high above $233B
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        Following Bitcoin’s all-time high, DeFi TVL hits a record high above $233B

        Bullish sentiment is running high across the cryptocurrency market on Oct. 20 as Bitcoin’s (BTC) surge to a new all-time…
        Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Plan Worth Billions in Compensation Approved; Finalization to Follow
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        Mt. Gox Rehabilitation Plan Worth Billions in Compensation Approved; Finalization to Follow

        The end of a long journey is finally in sight for the thousands of creditors who lost billions in funds…
        Cboe Acquiring Erisx to Enter Cryptocurrency Spot and Derivatives Markets – Exchanges Bitcoin News
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        Cboe Acquiring Erisx to Enter Cryptocurrency Spot and Derivatives Markets – Exchanges Bitcoin News

        Cboe is acquiring Erisx to enter the crypto spot and derivatives markets. “With Erisx, in a single step, Cboe is…
        BREAKING: $2.2T asset manager PIMCO plans to buy more crypto
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        BREAKING: $2.2T asset manager PIMCO plans to buy more crypto

        Fixed-income manager PIMCO is planning to increase its exposure to digital currencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) after dabbling in the…
        Options Traders Bet Big That Ether’s Turn for an ETF Is Coming Soon
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        Options Traders Bet Big That Ether’s Turn for an ETF Is Coming Soon

        Options traders are turning their attention to long-term bullish bets on the cryptocurrency ether, as some anticipate that an ether-based…

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          Christensen’s first goal for Chelsea after 137 games sees west Londoners run riot in 4-0 win at the Bridge against Swedish outfit Malmö
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          Majority in favour of concentrating south-west London kidney treatment in new £80million unit at St George’s Hospital, Tooting – but 21 per cent do not support it
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          Majority in favour of concentrating south-west London kidney treatment in new £80million unit at St George’s Hospital, Tooting – but 21 per cent do not support it

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          Speed limit on Battersea Bridge lowered after jogger’s fatal accident
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          Speed limit on Battersea Bridge lowered after jogger’s fatal accident

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          Project launched to help young people improve police relations and get into boxing

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          Lone officers will need to video call a supervisor if approaching a woman, Met officials announce

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          Residents reveal what life is like living in Croydon’s tallest building

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