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Booster shots needed against Omicron new studies show

Three studies released on Friday offer more evidence that Covid-19 vaccines are standing up to the Omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots. They are the first large US studies to look at vaccine protection against Omicron, health officials said. The papers echo previous research – including studies in Germany, South Africa and the UK – indicating available vaccines are less effective against Omicron than earlier versions […]

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Lin Manuel Miranda gifts Disney its first number one original song

We Don’t Talk About Bruno from the animated film Encanto has become the first original Disney song to reach number one in the singles chart, the Official Charts Company has confirmed. The track, which was written by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, secured 6.3 million streams in the UK this week, fending off challenges from Adele and Gayle. An ensemble piece, the recording features vocal performances from cast members including Rhenzy […]

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Plea to Government to take urgent action to deal with energy crisis

Business groups have urged the Government to take urgent action to deal with the energy crisis. They wrote to the Chancellor asking him to act “decisively” to support consumers with spiralling bills and help business manage inflated costs. They said: “In doing so the Government can set the conditions for a more resilient and competitive energy system that can underpin the UK’s transition to net zero in the years ahead. […]

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Drivers to stage fresh strikes during weekend in Night Tube dispute

London Underground drivers are staging fresh strikes this weekend in a deadlocked row over the Night Tube. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on the Central and Victoria lines will walk out for eight hours from Friday and Saturday evenings. Weekend strikes are planned until June unless there is a breakthrough in a row over new rosters. The union has written to London mayor Sadiq Khan seeking clarification […]

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Idris Elba part of the conversation to be next Bond

The producers of James Bond have said Idris Elba is “part of the conversation” to fill the 007 role. Barbara Broccoli, with her brother Michael G Wilson, have produced the last nine Bond films including Casino Royale, Quantum Of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre. Following Daniel Craig’s final outing as 007 in the highly acclaimed No Time To Die, one of the most sought-after roles in cinema is up for grabs. […]

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Man charged after pensioner killed and husband critically injured in attack

A man has been charged with murdering an 86-year-old woman in a “horrendous” attack which also left her husband with critical injuries. Vasile Culea was arrested on Thursday after Freda Walker was killed in a violent incident at her home in Langwith Junction, Shirebrook, near Bolsover in Derbyshire. Her 88-year-old husband, Kenneth Walker, suffered life-threatening injuries. The couple were found by a concerned neighbour at 9am on Saturday, at the […]

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Australian conditions put England among T20 World Cup favourites

Eoin Morgan senses England will be more at home in Australian conditions at the T20 World Cup this year A bid to become the first nation to hold both white-ball World Cups simultaneously was brought to an end in the Gulf after they were beaten by New Zealand at the semi-final stage. Morgan believes holders and hosts Australia will be the team to beat in the autumn, even if England […]

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Comedian Alan Carr and husband Paul Drayton announce separation

Comedian Alan Carr and his husband Paul Drayton are separating, a spokesperson for Carr has said. They have been married for three years, but have been a couple for 13 years and said they have made the decision “jointly and amicably”. In a statement to the PA news agency, the spokesperson said: “After 13 years as a couple and three years of marriage, Alan Carr and Paul Drayton would like […]

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Victor Lindelof to miss West Ham match after break in at family home

Victor Lindelof will not be involved for Manchester United this weekend as the defender supports his family following a “very traumatic” break-in The 27-year-old played the full 90 minutes as Ralf Rangnick’s Red Devils secured a 3-1 Premier League win at the Brentford Community Stadium on Wednesday evening. Lindelof’s house in the north west was targeted while the defender was in London, forcing his wife to lock herself and their […]

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