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By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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NHS National Medical Director warns falling Covid-19 infections won’t reduce ‘severe pressure’ on hospitals for several weeks

The NHS National Medical Director has warned that it will take several weeks for the pressure on the country’s healthcare service to be reduced, despite falling Covid-19 infections, as the UK remains in lockdown. Professor More...

By admin On Sunday, January 17th, 2021
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Is Britain breaking up? Socialists and the national question – video

With the growing division within the union, Vladimir Unkovski-Korica discusses how socialists should relate to national independence struggles Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Washington’s National Mall to be closed for Biden inauguration ‘to ensure safety,’ says National Park Service

The iconic National Mall in Washington, DC will be closed to the public for a week for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, the National Park Service (NPS) said, amid security concerns in the wake of More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Next few weeks will be ‘worst’ of the pandemic despite national lockdown, England’s chief medical officer warns

Professor Chris Whitty has expressed concern that the UK is in the midst of the “most dangerous time” of the pandemic, as cases continue to rise at a rapid rate before the rollout of the vaccine has had a positive More...

By admin On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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BoJo gets an earful from fed-up Brits as UK govt launches ad campaign urging compliance with 3rd national lockdown

Boris Johnson has been accused of mismanaging the UK’s response to Covid-19, as his government rolls out a new ad campaign encouraging people to adhere to the nation’s third lockdown. The British prime minister More...

By admin On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Biden appoints staunch Turkey critic Brett McGurk to National Security Council

Biden appoints staunch Turkey critic Brett McGurk to National Security Council Turkish official says McGurk, who served as envoy to anti-IS coalition, ‘harmed Turkish-American relations’  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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‘No big bang’: Third Covid national lockdown for England to end only by ‘gradual unwrapping,’ Boris Johnson warns

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson cautioned that the new national lockdown over coronavirus in England will not end all at once. The PM warned it’ll be a step-by-step measure as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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‘Restrict contact to absolute minimum’: Merkel extends German national lockdown until at least end January

Germans will have to limit contacts to a “minimum,” Chancellor Angela Merkel said, as she announced that the national Covid-19 lockdown is being both toughened and extended until the end of January, amid soaring More...

By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2021
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Boris Johnson confirms new national lockdown for England as UK registers record Covid-19 cases

England will enter a new national lockdown in an effort to reduce the extreme pressures on the health service amid a rapidly spreading new Covid-19 variant, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday. Describing More...

By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2021
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Hancock ‘does not rule out’ THIRD national lockdown in UK amid calls from opposition to take immediate action on Covid-19

The UK health secretary has admitted that measures previously in force under ‘Tier 3’ are no longer sufficient to contain the new strain of the virus as he failed to rule out another national lockdown amid soaring More...