The i – 1m join race to beat Delta variant
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1m join race to beat Delta variant
The i says jab bookings have soared as vaccinations opened up to all adults. It shows a picture of queues at West Ham’s stadium – now a mass vaccination centre – as it says pop up clinics have been set up at universities and sports grounds to cope with the huge demand.
Amy Winehouse’s death: How the world reacted when the singer tragically died 10 years ago at the age of 27
The i says today marks ten years since the tragic death of singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse, at the age of just 27 years old.
The i says laughable it may be, but in the House of Commons, no MP may call any other MP a liar
The i says Muslims around the world are commemorating Eid al-Adha, one of the holiest occasions in the Islamic calendar.
UK cuts direct aid to Afghanistan by 78% at same time as withdrawing military support amid Taliban advance
The i says the UK Government has slashed the aid it sends to Afghanistan by more than three quarters at the same time as winding down the 20-year military mission to the country
New daily Covid cases fall by 10k in a week – but it’s far too soon to declare the third wave has peaked
The i says cases of coronavirus in the UK dipped slightly on Thursday compared to a week earlier, although it is too soon for a definite downward trend to be identified.