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Secondary school pupils return to full-time in-person learning in latest easing of Covid restrictions

1 minute ago   |   Evening Express

The majority of secondary school pupils across Moray, Aberdeen, Shetland, and the Western Isles are returning to full-time, in-person learning today.
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US colleges divided over requiring student vaccinations

5 minutes ago   |   The Independent

U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should - or...
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NHS staff are suffering from ‘moral injury', a distress usually associated with war zones | Mariam Alexander

17 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Adequate support now could head off a post-pandemic exodus of health workers who feel broken by their experiences Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage...
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California city puts fence around restaurant where owner won't stop serving despite lockdown

19 minutes ago   |   The Independent

The owner's son has been arrested thrice so far for repeatedly violating Covid-19 safety protocol
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Angela Merkel warned Covid failure to spike anti-EU AfD chances to take over Germany

Angela Merkel warned Covid failure to spike anti-EU AfD chances to take over Germany

21 minutes ago   |   Daily Express

ANGELA Merkel has been warned her response to the Covid crisis in the last months of her government will be "decisive" to make or break the AfD chances to gain power.
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'Inside we're jumping up and down with delight': Rachael Blackmore's parents thrilled after daughter's Grand National win

'Inside we're jumping up and down with delight': Rachael Blackmore's parents thrilled after daughter's Grand National win

25 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Covid facemasks couldn't hide the smiles and the pride in Rachael Blackmore's home town of Killenaule in Co Tipperary yesterday, and all the talk was about her great Aintree...
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Drinkers brave freezing cold for midnight pints as pub gardens reopen in England

Drinkers brave freezing cold for midnight pints as pub gardens reopen in England

31 minutes ago   |   Metro

Some queued up ahead of midnight to get in their first pint in months at their local Thirsty Britons have been queueing up since the early hours outside their locals anxiously...
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New Jersey man, 52, is hospitalized with COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated

New Jersey man, 52, is hospitalized with COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated

33 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Francisco Cosme was vaccinated with the single-dose Johnson & Johnson jab on March 6. The vaccine is 72% effective in the U.S. and said to be 100% effective against...
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Sinn Fein challenges funding of events cancelled by Covid

Sinn Fein challenges funding of events cancelled by Covid

39 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Sinn Fein has signed a legal challenge to the decision taken by the Causeway Coast and Glens Council to approve £400,000 for events hit by the pandemic.
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Third wave of Covid cases ‘unlikely' to hit Brits in summer claim scientists - ‘Timing!'

Third wave of Covid cases ‘unlikely' to hit Brits in summer claim scientists - ‘Timing!'

47 minutes ago   |   Daily Express

A THRID WAVE of coronavirus cases is not likely to hit the UK this summer, Government scientists have admitted.
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Former PM John Major hopes Duke's death will bring brothers Harry and...

Former PM John Major hopes Duke's death will bring brothers Harry and William together

Prince Harry jetted back into Britain yesterday ahead of his grandfather's funeral. Read more ...

‘Jonah Lomu rule applies to Jordan Petaia' - Brad Thorn

‘Jonah Lomu rule applies to Jordan Petaia' - Brad Thorn

Not one to be bogged down in debate over what position suits Jordan Petaia best, Brad Thorn is keeping it simple at the Queensland Reds. Full-back, centre or wing? It doesn't... Read more ...

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Amazfit Bip U Pro price in India, features, and availability

Amazfit Bip U Pro is the new budget smartwatch in town. It is loaded with features such as built-in GPS, Alexa - which are rare in the sub Rs 5,000 segment. Read more ...

Glentoran to hold a minute's silence for late royal Prince Philip after...

Glentoran to hold a minute's silence for late royal Prince Philip after fans' angry backlash

Glentoran Football Club has reversed a decision not to hold a minute's silence for the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh, following a widespread fan backlash. Read more ...

Sinn Fein challenges funding of events cancelled by Covid

Sinn Fein challenges funding of events cancelled by Covid

Sinn Fein has signed a legal challenge to the decision taken by the Causeway Coast and Glens Council to approve £400,000 for events hit by the pandemic. Read more ...

Northern Ireland traffic alerts: Castledawson road closed after crash

Northern Ireland traffic alerts: Castledawson road closed after crash

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Harsh lessons: So what will our education system look like in 30 years' time?

Harsh lessons: So what will our education system look like in 30 years' time?

From today, all of Northern Ireland's school pupils are back in the classroom after spending most of the year learning a new way of learning. Read more ...

'Milestone day' as all pupils go back to school. but traders are still in...

'Milestone day' as all pupils go back to school. but traders are still in the dark

The last of Northern Ireland's pupils return to school today in what has been described as a "milestone" day in the region's exit from lockdown. Read more ...

Violence may have scuppered my deal, says businessman

Violence may have scuppered my deal, says businessman

Funders in London have taken a dim view of the violence on the streets of Northern Ireland in recent days, according to a developer working to secure investment for a project. Read more ...

Michael Long: 'I haven't won an argument with Naomi in 25 years'

Michael Long: 'I haven't won an argument with Naomi in 25 years'

Northern Ireland is chock-a-block with women standing behind their men, but it still struggles with a role for political husbands. "When Naomi became Lord Mayor of Belfast, we... Read more ...