Covid Northern Ireland: Vaccine roll-out expanded to over-45s

Northern Ireland has today officially expanded its coronavirus vaccine drive to people under the age of 50, becoming the first home nation to move onto the next phase of the roll-out. The country’s NHS is now inviting everyone over 45 to book their appointment at a vaccination centre or one of 350 pharmacies deploying the … Read more

Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam ‘urge red list is expanded to stop Covid variants

Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam ‘urge expansion of the red list to stop Covid variants arriving in UK from Europe’ – as Priti Patel says tough border measures could last ALL summer France is of particular concern because it has a large presence of mutant strains  But the majority of people crossing the Channel are … Read more

Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam ‘urge red list is expanded to stop Covid variants

Chris Whitty and Jonathan Van-Tam ‘urge expansion of the red list to stop Covid variants arriving in UK from Europe’ – as Priti Patel says tough border measures could last ALL summer France is of particular concern because it has a large presence of mutant strains  But the majority of people crossing the Channel are … Read more

Jay-Z’s champagne brand being expanded with help from LVMH

Champagne brand owned by American rapper Jay-Z being expanded with help from LVMH By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 22 February 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 22 February 2021 A champagne brand owned by Jay-Z is to be expanded with help from LVMH.  The American rapper, who is married to pop … Read more

Oxford Word of the Year is expanded to a whole LIST for 2020 after ‘unprecedented’ 12 months

allyship n. active support for the rights of a minority or marginalized group without being a member of it anthropause n. a global slowdown of travel and other human activities anti-masker n. a person who opposes the wearing of face masks anti-vaxxer n. a person who is opposed to vaccination BC. before Covid/before coronavirus Black … Read more

Up to 350,000 London motorists facing £12.50-A-DAY charge when Ultra Low Emission Zone is expanded

Drivers will have just one year to sell their diesel or older petrol cars before the Ultra Low Emission Zone is expanded across the capital. Hundreds of motorists who drive into central London will have until October 2021 to ditch their old polluting cars in order to avoid a £12.50 daily fee. It comes as the capital’s … Read more

Up to 350,000 London motorists facing £12.50-A-DAY charge when Ultra Low Emission Zone is expanded

Drivers will have just one year to sell their diesel or older petrol cars before the Ultra Low Emission Zone is expanded across the capital. Hundreds of motorists who drive into central London will have until October 2021 to ditch their old polluting cars in order to avoid a £12.50 daily fee. It comes as the capital’s … Read more

Scramble for coronavirus home-testing kits after screening is expanded

Home coronavirus test kits ran out online again in 80 minutes this morning after the Government said everyone over 65 can now get a test if they suffer symptoms.  Health Secretary Matt Hancock also said anyone who has to leave home to work will be eligible for a test amid a rush to hit his 100,000 … Read more

Westminster mortuary is expanded to cope with a surge of coronavirus victims

Britain’s coronavirus death toll has risen to 104 after fatalities jumped to 33 in a day as a large mortuary extension was built in Westminster to prepare for an influx of bodies.  Westminster Public Mortuary by the Houses of Parliament can currently store 102 corpses and is likely to see its capacity almost doubled. The … Read more