Chinese CCTV monitoring Britons in more than 275,000 networks are identified at five Uighur camps 

Chinese CCTV cameras monitoring Britons in more than 275,000 separate networks are identified at five Uighur internment camps CCTV cameras monitoring Britons have been identified at five Uighur camps Cameras of Chinese firms Hikvision and Dahua have been monitoring detainees  Research identified the cameras by studying recently-recorded video footage  The UK has fourth largest CCTV network … Read more

Biden heads to church after White House claimed he was ‘fully briefed’ on Omnicron variant

President Joe Biden and his family attended mass during his holiday on Nantucket in Rhode Island after being ‘fully briefed’ on the Omicron variant of the coronavirus and enacting an African travel ban to protect against it.  The White House said that Biden has been ‘fully briefed’ on Omicron as fears rise over the new super mutant … Read more

Unvaccinated pregnant women are pushing NHS maternity services to ‘crisis point’, doctors warn

The growing number of unvaccinated pregnant women with Covid on labour wards is pushing some maternity services to the brink, NHS doctors have warned. Senior midwives and obstetricians have revealed that units in certain areas are in a ‘crisis situation’, where already time-stretched staff are being forced to abandon healthy women mid-labour in order to … Read more

Strictly Come Dancing fans slam judges for ‘undermarking’ AJ Odudu

Outraged Strictly Come Dancing fans took to Twitter on Saturday night to slam the judges for ‘undermarking’ AJ Odudu’s routine.  The presenter, 33, and her professional partner Kai Widdrington, 26, danced a Couple’s Choice to Make Me Feel by Janelle Monae, placing them second on the leaderboard with a score of 36.  The routine was well-received by … Read more

Boris’s travel crackdown to fight Omicron Covid variant

New Covid restrictions to fight Omicron variant At a Downing Street press conference this evening, the Prime Minister announced a raft of new restrictions. Two cases of the Omicron variant have been detected in Nottingham and Brentwood, Essex.  Flanked by Professor Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance, Mr Johnson said:  All arrivals to UK must take … Read more

Covid-19 UK: Two cases of super-mutant Omicron variant are detected in Britain

Two cases of the super-mutant Omicron Covid variant have been detected in the UK, the Health Secretary has announced.  Sajid Javid wrote on Twitter this afternoon: ‘We have been made aware by @UKHSA of two UK cases of the Omicron variant. The two cases are linked and there is a connection with travel to southern Africa. ‘These … Read more

Dozens of passengers who arrived in Holland from South Africa ‘test positive for Covid’

At least 61 new cases of Covid have entered the Netherlands from South Africa, the Dutch health ministry has revealed as fears mount over the spread of the new super mutant variant Omicron. Around 600 passengers arrived on two planes in Schipol Airport, near Amsterdam, from Johannesburg — the epicentre for the new strain that … Read more

Freddie Flintoff brands Roger Moore’s James Bond character a ‘creepy old bloke’

Freddie Flintoff has branded Roger Moore‘s James Bond character a ‘creepy old bloke’. The former cricket star and Top Gear presenter, 43, recently rewatched some of the old 007 films, but has told that now some of the men are the kind ‘you’d warn your daughter about’. Roger Moore was the third actor to portray … Read more

NY Gov Kathy Hochul declares state of emergency amid threat of new COVID variant

The governor of New York on Friday declared a state of emergency as COVID transmission reached rates not seen since April 2020, while warning that the troubling new variant of COVID that first emerged in Botswana is ‘coming’. Earlier on Friday, the U.S. banned flights from eight Southern African countries to try and prevent the … Read more

UK’s ‘soft touch’ justice encourages illegal migrants to sail over Channel, MPs warn

‘Soft touch’ justice and a failure to prosecute migrants arriving in the UK illegally is encouraging people to risk their lives by trying to cross the Channel in small boats, MPs have warned. The claim came amid fears of more tragic deaths in the water unless France reopens talks with Britain over Boris Johnson‘s five-point … Read more