Saturday, Jan 22, 2022
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PM introduces Covid rules whilst under fire for lockdown Christmas party night
BBC, 09 Dec 2021
Plan B restrictions for England are announced as Boris Johnson comes under fire for a Christmas party held in lockdown last year. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced tougher Plan B measures in England to control the spread of the Omicron variant.
Guidance to work from home will return on Monday and face masks will also have to be worn in more public venues.
It comes as the prime minister apologised for a video that showed his staff joking about a Christmas party held during lockdown last December.
So can the PM convince the public to follow the new rules?
Newsnight's Political Editor Nick Watt reports. Emily Maitlis is joined by shadow cabinet minister Thangam Debbonaire and Conservative MP Peter Bone.
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March for Life: Thousands descend on Washington, DC to demand end to legal abortion
CA, 22 Jan 2022
Thousands of people descended on Washington, D.C. on Friday to demand an end to legal abortion.
Ukraine-Russia: Can a new war be avoided? night
BBC, 22 Jan 2022
As talks continue between the UK and Russia, are we heading towards
'Bat Out of Hell' singer Meat Loaf dead at 74
AFP, 22 Jan 2022
US singer Meat Loaf, famous for his "Bat Out of Hell" rock anthem, has died aged 74, after a career in which he sold more than 100 million albums and appeared in scores of movies.
'The Five' grades Biden's first year in office
FOX, 22 Jan 2022
'The Five' panel discusses President Biden's plans to ditch DC and the future of the Biden agenda.
NATO maritime exercise to include USS carrier
AP, 22 Jan 2022
The Pentagon said the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier and its strike group will participate in a NATO maritime exercise in the Mediterranean, which will continue through Feb.
Children's COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise
CBS, 22 Jan 2022
COVID-19 hospitalizations for children are climbing, with an average of more than 900 kids admitted a day.
CDC says boosters provide ‘added protection’ against Omicron
Reuters, 22 Jan 2022
Three U.S. studies show that a third dose of an mRNA vaccine is key to fighting the Omicron coronavirus variant, providing 90% protection against hospitalization due to COVID-19...
Grisham says Trump held secret meetings prior to January 6
CNN, 22 Jan 2022
Former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham tells CNN's New Day that former President Donald Trump held off-the-books meetings at the White House residence in the days ...
Saudi-Led Air Strikes Target Sites in Yemen Causing Unknown Number Of Deaths
NBC, 22 Jan 2022
Saudi Arabian military forces launched separate air strikes into
WATCH LIVE: President Joe Biden gives remarks at U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting
PBS, 22 Jan 2022
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Buddhists in South Korea rally against gov't 'religious bias'
Al Jazeera, 21 Jan 2022
In South Korea, Buddhist monks and clergy are rallying against what they call “religious bias” within the government.
Austria passes vaccine mandate +++ Spain mulls exiting pandemic strategy | COVID latest
DW, 21 Jan 2022
Austria's parliament has passed a new law making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for adults - the first European country to approve such a measure.
Ukraine tensions: Russia's Lavrov expects no breakthrough from talks with Blinken • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 21 Jan 2022
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei #Lavrov told US Secretary of State Antony #Blinken on Friday he expected no breakthrough from their talks in #Geneva, but wanted to hear a concre...
Tonga volcano eruption: Residents evacuated to the main island
CGTN, 21 Jan 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-01-21/Tonga-volcano-eruption-Residents-evacuated-to-the-main-island-170uyMqetAA/index.html Telesia Adams, a Tongan living in Australia,...
Lavrov holds presser after meeting Blinken over Ukraine crisis
RT, 21 Jan 2022
Lavrov holds presser after meeting Blinken over Ukraine crisis #news #trending #worldevents -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
Our royal team on Prince Harry's security concerns and the latest on Prince Andrew
ITV, 21 Jan 2022
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China installs record number of solar panels on rooftops in race for carbon neutrality
SCMP, 21 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube China has topped the world in solar-energy growth with its solar capacity hitting a record of 300...
Your attention please: Grant Shapps announces curbing of pointless train announcements
Telegraph, 21 Jan 2022
Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH The “endless torrent” of unnecessary train announcements is to be curbed, Grant Shapps has announced.
'I'd Do Anything For Love': Meat Loaf's mega hit through the ages
Guardian, 21 Jan 2022
The US singer and actor Meat Loaf has died aged 74, his agent has confirmed. No cause of death was shared.
CD, 21 Jan 2022