On Friday night, petrol bombs, bottles and masonry were thrown at officers in the Tiger’s Bay area. Burning barricades were also blocking roads in Belfast and Coleraine, according to reports. According to the BBC, a police officer was injured on Friday night
By testing regularly, health officials hope to be able to quickly identify areas with rising infection rates and take appropriate action to stop further transmissions. Experts believe that this could make lockdowns a thing of the past. An advertising campaign to encourage
London protests: Anti-lockdown marchers clash with police The Prime Minister faces a backbench rebellion this week when MPs vote on extending the emergency coronavirus laws. Tuesday marks a year since the first lockdown began. The PM’s roadmap promises a return to normality
Last week, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) backed down from a legal battle over guidance for the question: “What is your sex?” The guidance advised people to “use the sex recorded” on either a “birth certificate, gender recognition certification, or passport”.
Home heating experts Boiler Guide is urging customers to take advantage of the Government’s Green Homes Grants scheme in order to improve their home’s energy efficiency for a fraction of the usual cost. The Green Homes Grant scheme is set to have
PIP or Personal Independence Payments, are available to individuals to provide them with support for some of the additional financial burdens associated with certain conditions. While PIP can offer support to claimants, a petition has recently criticised the Government for its handling of
An update on the couple’s non-profit website, the Archewell Foundation, encourages others to unleash “real acts of compassion”. “We know the world is asking more and more of women every day,” the appeal says “as wage earners, leaders, educators, carers, and more. “In
Matt Hancock said jabs were already helping to save lives, as he heralded the study by Public Health England which indicated that the Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are highly effective in reducing infections among older people. Professor Jonathan Van-Tam added that due
Some furious French MEPs have demanded English be ditched in the corridors of power in Brussels and Strasbourg where it is still used in official EU communications and remains widely accepted as the standard second language across the Continent. And a leading
The country’s top-selling newspaper Bild admitted envy for Britain’s jab rollout after Boris Johnson revealed his roadmap out of lockdown by June 21. The tabloid blasted Mrs Merkel as it compared the UK’s vaccine figures to Germany’s numbers, which are lagging behind.