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It’s reassuring to know that even in the depths of a pandemic, we haven’t abandoned all claim to public decency. It’s these values which knit us together as a nation. That on a day when the government’s benches voted overwhelmingly against providing free meals to children from deprived households during half-term and the Christmas break, […]

Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry and Slough will be placed into tier 2 local lockdown from Saturday, Matt Hancock has announced. Speaking in the Commons on Thursday, the health secretary also said discussions are formally beginning with Warrington about moving to tier 3 restrictions. Tier 1: medium Nationwide restrictions, including: Only meet other people in groups of six […]

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, is a world-class facility dedicated to caring for those who bravely sacrifice and serve this country. When President Donald Trump entered the hospital earlier this month to be treated for Covid-19, he was greeted with a team of world-renowned doctors ready to provide him with gold-standard […]

It’s been almost a year since Nessa got down on bended knee and asked Smithy to marry her, and with Gavin & Stacey fans demanding to know what happens next, a film has been mooted as a possible follow up.  However, Rob Brydon – who plays Uncle Bryn in the BBC sitcom – has explained […]

This was the week when things fell apart. Rumblings of discontent about the government’s handling of the pandemic turned into open revolt as the Northern mayors – particularly Andy Burnham of Manchester – stood up and refused to accept proposals to place them at the highest level of the new three-tier system of Covid restrictions. Why? […]

On Wednesday evening, 322 Tory MPs voted against a motion to extend free school meals for children, as millions of families face financial hardship through the Covid-19 crisis.  Among the MPs voting against the motion – which has been fiercely campaigned for by footballer Marcus Rashford –  were children’s minister Vicky Young and Jo Gideon […]

The last few weeks has seen us reach a grave place in our fight against Covid-19. The number of cases is rising across the country. There are now more people in hospital with Covid-19 than on March 23 when we went into national lockdown. The spread of infections is hitting all age groups.  All of […]

We have our first guest judge for the second series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, and it’s a good one.  Dawn French has confirmed she will be taking a seat alongside Mama Ru when the hit BBC Three series eventually returns.  The comedian and actor is the first celebrity name to be announced for the […]




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