Can you go to work with Covid: What to do if you test positive

The Living with Covid plan brought an end to the legal requirement for employees to tell their employers when they have tested positive for the virus and need to self-isolate. Most people in England are no longer advised to get tested and can no longer get free lateral flow tests from the NHS unless you are one of a small number of people eligible.
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2 days ago

Rishi Sunak is ‘registered with private GP practice promising same-day appointments’

Rishi Sunak is registered with a private GP practice that guarantees same-day appointments for all patients with urgent concerns, according to reports. Prime Minister last week refused to say whether he had private healthcare. But reports say he's registered with west London clinic which charges £250 for a half-hour consultation.
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3 days ago

Bluey voice actors for Bandit and Chilli meet for the first time

David McCormack (Bandit) and Melanie Zanetti (Chilli) only met each other for the first time this week. The two voice actors appeared on The Tonight Show on Monday (21 November) Zanetti and McCormack revealed that they had finally met two days prior.
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3 days ago

Rishi Sunak is ‘registered with private GP practice promising same-day appointments’

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is registered with a private GP practice that guarantees same-day appointments for all patients with urgent concerns. The clinic charges £250 for a half-hour consultation and offers appointments in the evenings and at weekends. Mr Sunak has repeatedly dodged questions about whether he uses private healthcare. He said last week it was “not appropriate’ to talk “about one’s family's healthcare”
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4 days ago

‘Two-tier’ NHS already developing across the UK after Scotland discuss paying for treatment, experts warn

Institute of Public Policy Research says NHS is facing a two-tier system by stealth. IPPR head Chris Thomas said he was 'nervous' that the NHS was heading for the equivalent of the English education system or a similar structure to dentistry or social care. Comments come following reports by the BBC that NHS leaders in Scotland have discussed creating a 'two-tier' system.
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4 days ago

Shakespeare: Only portrait created during playwright’s lifetime on sale for £10m

The image is said to be the only signed and dated image of the English playwright. It is being displayed at the Grosvenor House hotel in west London. The image was reportedly made by Robert Peake, court painter to King James I, and is signed and. Dated 1608.
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1 weeks ago

Nadine Dorries writing book on Boris Johnson’s downfall

Nadine Dorries is one of Johnson's most loyal allies in Downing Street. The former culture secretary is currently writing the book, set to be published next year. Ms Dorries said she was “baffled and bewildered’ by the Conservative Party’s collective effort to oust Mr Johnson.
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1 weeks ago

Joe Lycett says he’s in ‘a bit of a pickle’ as David Beckham fails to respond to World Cup ultimatum

Comedian Joe Lycett has sent an email to David Beckham's publicist. He said he would shred £10,000 if Beckham did not pull out of World Cup deal with Qatar. Comedian said he will live stream the ultimatum live on Sunday (20 November) If Beckham does not respond he will shred the money.
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1 weeks ago

Grammy nominations 2023 - live: What time are the nominees announced and who’s getting nominated?

The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Awards are being announced today. Olivia Rodrigo, Machine Gun Kelly, John Legend, Luis Fonsi, Smokey Robinson and CBS Mornings anchors Gayle King and Nate Burleson will announce the nominees. Taylor Swift and Beyonce are among the heavyweights eligible for awards.
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1 weeks ago

Michelle Obama says 2016 US election defeat ‘still hurts’

The former first lady spoke ahead of the release of her new book, The Light We Carry. She said she and her husband had “laid a marker in the sand’ with his presidency. But she said “leadership matters” but ruled out the possibility of running for president.
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1 weeks ago

Vancouver climate protestors throw maple syrup on painting

Protestors threw maple syrup at a museum painting in Vancouver, Canada to draw attention to the climate crisis and protest a pipeline. The Vancouver Art Gallery condemns acts of vandalism towards the works of cultural significance in our care, or in any museum,” the museum’s director, Anthony Kiendl said.
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1 weeks ago

Rishi Sunak says taxes must rise to avoid market backlash

Rishi Sunak says the government must follow through on its promise of tax rises and spending cuts. He says the chancellor has no choice but to deliver on the expectations of the international markets. The prime minister is facing the threat of rebellion from backbench Tory MPs angry at Jeremy Hunt’s announcement.
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1 weeks ago

Rishi Sunak news latest: PM justifies tax rises as he faces Tory rebellion over Jeremy Hunt’s plan

Rishi Sunak says the government must follow through on its promise of tax rises and spending cuts. The PM labelled Russia a “rogue state” and called out the Russian president for not attending the meeting of world leaders in Bali. Suella Braverman will sign an agreement with French interior minister Gerald Darmanin today to ramp up efforts to stop migrant crossings.
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1 weeks ago

Chancellor disputes suggestion Brexit will make Britain poorer

Chancellor says he does not accept premise that ‘Brexit will make us poorer’ But he acknowledged the move came with “costs” and “opportunities” Mr Hunt said it is important to consider the effects of the decision “in the round”
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1 weeks ago

Brexit has imposed ‘costs’ on UK economy, Jeremy Hunt admits

Chancellor says he does not believe EU withdrawal will make Britain poorer in the long run. But he blames Covid pandemic for preventing UK from taking advantage of ‘opportunities’ offered by the EU. Autumn statement on Thursday will include measures to enable UK to make a success of the change.
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1 weeks ago

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Sam Bankman-Fried: Why has so much wealth been destroyed?

Elon Musk spent $44bn (£37bn) to buy Twitter two weeks ago. He now says it might be bankrupt – not him, but Twitter. On Monday last week, Sam Bankman-Fried had a net worth of $16bn. On Friday, his companies filed for bankruptcy and that net worth had apparently shrunk to zero.
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1 weeks ago

It comes as no great surprise that Britain is almost certainly in recession

The Bank of England and economists have been forecasting it for some time. The slowdown is affecting almost every corner of the globe. The reasons are all too familiar: the war in Ukraine that has sent energy and food prices spiralling. The British ‘pie’ is shrinking; with all that entails for wages, strikes and public services.
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2 weeks ago

New TV guidelines make it mandatory for channels to air 30 minutes of ‘national interest’ content

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our free breaking news emails. Please enter a valid email address SIGN UP I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. The government has directed television channels to broadcast mandatory content in “national interest” for thirty minutes every day.
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2 weeks ago

Smiling King carries on with audience at Palace after egg throwing incident

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2 weeks ago

Cameron Norrie: Amnesty criticise British No 1 for agreeing to play Saudi Arabia tournament

The 27-year-old has been accused of making himself part of 'the latest jamboree of Saudi sportwashing' amnesty international UK's head of priority campaigns and individuals at risk urged the player to use his platform to speak out about human rights abuses.
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2 weeks ago

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