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Doctor reveals harrowing life on intensive care frontline

Doctor reveals harrowing life on intensive care frontline

Patients coming into intensive care at the Morriston Hospital in Swansea were sicker than the first wave, doctors said.

Hard-hitting advert to air as pressure ramps up on public to obey lockdown

Hard-hitting advert to air as pressure ramps up on public to obey lockdown

The advert will feature remarks from patients sick with Covid as well as frontline health workers.

One in 20 may have had Covid-19 in parts of England last week, figures suggest

One in 20 may have had Covid-19 in parts of England last week, figures suggest

Other areas above the national average include Leicester and Walsall.

Doubts raised over NHS target for care home vaccinations

Doubts raised over NHS target for care home vaccinations

NHS England wrote to GP surgeries earlier this month saying it ‘expects’ care home residents and staff to be vaccinated by January 24.

Indyref2 consent campaigner has no legal standing in case, court told

Indyref2 consent campaigner has no legal standing in case, court told

Martin Keatings is asking the Court of Session to declare whether Scotland can legislate for a second vote without UK Government consent.

Flood-hit residents in Wales to receive up to £1,000

Flood-hit residents in Wales to receive up to £1,000

More than 150 properties were affected in North and South Wales, with some areas seeing more than 200mm of rain in 72 hours.

Five fined for Covid breach barbecue on snowy moors

Five fined for Covid breach barbecue on snowy moors

Durham Police said the group had put the emergency services at risk, as well as being in danger of spreading coronavirus.

Storm Christoph: River levels ‘exceptionally high’ with flooding still a threat

Storm Christoph: River levels ‘exceptionally high’ with flooding still a threat

Around 400 properties across England have been flooded so far, according to the Environment Agency.

Killer who poisoned dance teacher with date-rape drug jailed for life

Killer who poisoned dance teacher with date-rape drug jailed for life

Joel Osei and Diana Cristea were convicted of murder following a trial at Croydon Crown Court.

People smugglers jailed for manslaughter of 39 migrants who died in container

People smugglers jailed for manslaughter of 39 migrants who died in container

The families of the victims in Vietnam and Britain have spoken of their loss and hardship.

Boris Johnson faces ‘mother of all arguments’ over Covid restrictions next month

Boris Johnson faces ‘mother of all arguments’ over Covid restrictions next month

Sage member Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter warned that intensive care units will still be under pressure even as deaths drop significantly.

First Minister ‘confident’ over hitting Wales’ vaccine target on Sunday

First Minister ‘confident’ over hitting Wales’ vaccine target on Sunday

Figures from Public Health Wales showed 30.2% of the over-80s and 59.9% of people in care homes have so far received their first dose of vaccine.

Technology used to ‘protect’ Pfizer vaccine originated in UK nearly 50 years ago

Technology used to ‘protect’ Pfizer vaccine originated in UK nearly 50 years ago

Professor Gregory Gregoriadis discovered that encasing vaccines within tiny spherical bubbles of fat could increase their effectiveness.

William told of tears of joy from care home residents after vaccinations

William told of tears of joy from care home residents after vaccinations

The Duke of Cambridge has been chatting to NHS workers throughout the pandemic to keep in touch with those on the front line.

‘Technology war’ intensifying as gamers grapple with profit-making bots for PS5

‘Technology war’ intensifying as gamers grapple with profit-making bots for PS5

A group of MPs wants to change the law on bots used to secure highly sought after items for profit.

Investigation into Senedd drinking row finds ‘possible breach of regulations’

Investigation into Senedd drinking row finds ‘possible breach of regulations’

The incident happened on December 8, days after a pub alcohol ban had been enforced.

Man suspected of selling fake coronavirus test certificates arrested at airport

Man suspected of selling fake coronavirus test certificates arrested at airport

Several countries require international arrivals to provide proof of a recent negative coronavirus test.

Luxury hotel operator admits safety failings over fatal fire

Luxury hotel operator admits safety failings over fatal fire

Simon Midgley, 32, and Richard Dyson, 38, died in the blaze at the Cameron House Hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond in December 2017.

Jewish leaders condemn 400-person wedding broken up by police

Jewish leaders condemn 400-person wedding broken up by police

Scotland Yard said the organiser faces a £10,000 fine

Singer Lisa Maffia attacked hairdresser in salon ‘fracas’, court told

Singer Lisa Maffia attacked hairdresser in salon ‘fracas’, court told

Maffia denies assault by beating.

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