Hospitals could be treating 25000 Covid 19 patients within weeks
The number of people in hospital with Covid-19 could more than double within weeks, the former chief scientific adviser to the Government has said. Professor Sir Mark Walport said that it is “not unrealistic” to think that there could be 25,000 people in hospitals by the end of November..
Harry Styles endorses candidate in US election race
Harry Styles has become the latest celebrity to endorse Joe Biden for US president. The former One Direction star, 26, shared a campaign video from the Democratic contender on Twitter and added the message: “If I could vote in America, I’d vote with kindness.”.
Migrant boat deaths should be a wake up call for those in power charity
The deaths of two children and two adults in the migrant boat tragedy should serve as a “wake-up call” for UK and French leaders, charity bosses said. A five-year-old, an eight-year-old and two adults died after the vessel sunk off the coast of Dunkirk on Tuesday, French authorities said..
Fresh pressure to increase Covid restrictions with highest death toll since May
Boris Johnson is under growing pressure to impose heightened coronavirus restrictions as the UK recorded its highest daily Covid-19 death toll since May. It comes as fears were raised of the second wave being more deadly than the first..
Covid 19 registered deaths rise by half in a week ONS
The number of weekly registered deaths involving coronavirus has risen by more than half in seven days, new figures have shown. There were 670 deaths registered in England and Wales which mentioned “novel coronavirus” in the week ending October 16, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said..
Scottish Tories break ranks to back Rashford school meals campaign
The Scottish Conservatives are backing footballer Marcus Rashford’s campaign for free school meals in England, the party’s leader has said. Moray MP Douglas Ross described the Manchester United player’s campaign as “nothing short of extraordinary”..
Revolution Bars to close six sites after curfew eats up a third of sales
Revolution Bars plans to close six of its sites, putting 130 jobs at risk, as it turns to creditors for help after the Government’s 10pm curfew cut its sales by more than a third. The company said its subsidiary, Revolution Bars Limited, is to set up a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) as it tries to slash costs..
Government set to consider plan by Leon co founder to end free school meals row
Boris Johnson is planning on giving local councils extra money to fund holiday clubs to solve the free school meals row, according to reports. The Holiday Activity and Food programme is the brainchild of Henry Dimbleby, the Government’s food tsar and co-founder of the Leon restaurant chain, and was piloted across 17 local authorities over the summer..
Boris Johnson under pressure to detail road map out of lockdown
Boris Johnson is under pressure from scores of Conservative MPs to detail a “road-map out of lockdown” as more people in England come under the toughest coronavirus restrictions. The Prime Minister has been warned by a group of 50 Tory backbenchers representing northern constituencies that the pandemic is threatening his election pledge to “level-up” the country..
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