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Year: 2021

Your morning briefing: What you should know for Thursday, January 21

J oe Biden gets to work on reversing Trump policies as he signs first executive orders Among the range of measures to help tackle Covid-19, which has claimed more than 400,000 lives in the US, Mr Biden will Cease action…

PS5 and Xbox Series X stock at Gamestop today after Currys and GAME update in UK

PS5 and Xbox Series X stock returns to Gamestop in the United States today, after the recent updates from Currys, GAME and Box.co.uk.

Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War update and Warzone playlist patch news

A NEW Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War update is being released today, bringing with it new playlist changes to multiplayer and COD Warzone.

These are some of the US Far Right groups that have gained notoriety during Donald Trump’s presidency

As Donald Trump departed the White House on Wednesday, attention turned to the far right groups that gained notoriety during his tumultuous term in office. Some viewed this month’s deadly Capitol Hill riots as a tipping point where the white…

NHS algorithm used to spot which Covid patients are most at risk of dying isn’t accurate

NHS algorithm used to spot people most at risk of dying or being admitted to intensive care performs ‘poorly’ on Covid-19 patients, study finds NEWS2 is an algorithm used almost universally across the NHS  It gives a score to a patient which indicates how…

thousands set to benefit from drug after NHS approval

Thousands of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are set to benefit from a drug that has been approved for NHS use which could halt the disease before it is too late and irreversible damage is done. It is the first…

Can the Republicans move on from Donald Trump? How ‘Stop the Steal’ supporters became the GOP mainstream

When the FBI last week released a list of those arrested or charged in connection with the Capitol riot, it read in large parts like a roll-call of mainstream America: three school teachers, a high-flying marketing executive, seven police officers,…

Boris Johnson pledges to end ‘illusion that a degree is the only route to success’ with skills White Paper

The Government has pledged to “put an end to the illusion that a degree is the only route to success and a good job” by setting out reforms to further education and training.  In a long awaited White Paper on “skills for jobs”,…

Unilever commits to ensuring all supply-chain workers are paid the living wage by 2030

Unilever has pledged to make sure everyone who directly provides goods and services to the FTSE 100 company earns at least a living wage by 2030.   The maker of Marmite, PG Tips and Pot Noodle said the move is part…

Google Maps Street View: Blonde woman exposes thong on bike in embarrassing photo | Travel News | Travel

She does not appear to want to hide the red underwear. However, as the image is simply a snapshot in time it’s hard to know exactly what went on. Perhaps the woman was yet to realise her thong was on…

Pandemic stalls flexitarian movement as consumers seek out meat-based comfort foods

The UK’s burgeoning flexitarian movement has temporarily slowed as the proportion of adults cutting down on or ditching meat has fallen during the Covid-19 pandemic. Many consumers seeking out familiar comfort foods during 2020 turned to traditional meat-based staples including…

Child poverty ‘set to rise’ during this Parliament unless urgent action is taken, says Children’s Commissioner

Child poverty in England will continue to rise during this Parliament unless the Government commits to a bold, broad response to tackle it, according to the Children’s Commissioner. Anne Longfield said that the Covid crisis is creating a child poverty…