2021

Covid: Cases hit new high and pharmacies urge test supply boost

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning. Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning. 1. Record daily case rises reported in England, France and the US Coronavirus cases reached a new high in England with a further 117,093 infections reported on […]

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John Madden: NFL coach, broadcaster and video game icon dies at 85

John Madden, legendary American Football coach, broadcaster and face of Madden NFL Football has died. Image source, Getty Images Legendary American Football coach and commentator John Madden has died at the age of 85, the National Football League (NFL) has announced. The league said he died unexpectedly and did not give a cause. Madden led […]

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UK cost of living squeeze in 2022, says think tank

The Resolution Foundation says households face a £1,200 hit due to higher taxes and energy bills. Image source, Getty Images Millions of families are facing a “year of the squeeze” in 2022, a think tank has warned. The Resolution Foundation predicts higher energy bills, stagnant wages and tax rises could leave households with a £1,200 […]

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Stand News: Police arrest six from Hong Kong independent news outlet

Six people linked to Stand News were arrested for “conspiracy to publish a seditious publication”. This video can not be played To play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser. Hong Kong police have arrested six people from an independent news website for “conspiracy to publish seditious publications”. Both current and former […]

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Merseyside Police officer sacked over murder scene selfies

PC Ryan Connolly was also found to have taken “appalling homophobic, racist and offensive images”. A police officer who took selfies at a murder scene where a teenager was stabbed has been sacked. PC Ryan Connolly, who worked for Merseyside Police, also shared racist and homophobic pictures and took photos of mentally ill people being […]

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