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NHS ready to extend Covid vaccines to children as young as 5
Leaked proposals suggest health bosses are preparing to roll out the jab to younger children in spring

Jedidajah Otte

20, Nov, 2021 @7:33 PM

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Elite football in England has 40 referees – all white. Why don’t black officials get top jobs?
FA under pressure to launch inquiry into why BAME officials flourish at grassroots but fail to break into game’s highest levels

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

20, Nov, 2021 @7:19 PM

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New racism scandal rocks English football
Diversity report alleges that the FA’s refereeing system is obstructing black and Asian people from reaching elite levels of the game

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

20, Nov, 2021 @7:19 PM

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‘He is responsible for torture’: nominee for Interpol chief accused by detained Britons
An academic and a football fan who were held in the United Arab Emirates claim Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi oversaw physical abuse

Ruth Michaelson

20, Nov, 2021 @5:25 PM

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White British cricketers from private schools 34 times more likely than young Asians to reach elite level
Damning research into talent development shows how class and ethnic disparities blight the game

Alex Mistlin

20, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Europe’s Covid wave shows jab uptake in UK is ‘critical’, Sage member says
Prof John Edmunds says millions still unvaccinated and warns that surge on continent ‘shows how quickly things can go wrong’

Lucy Campbell

20, Nov, 2021 @4:57 PM

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WHO: Another 500,000 people in Europe could die of Covid by March
WHO’s Europe director calls more public health measures to be implemented as fresh wave of infections spreads across continent

Harry Taylor

20, Nov, 2021 @3:22 PM

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UK must be ready to impose Covid restrictions this winter, expert warns
Prof Andrew Hayward says situation is ‘on knife edge’ and much depends on speed of booster jab uptake

Jedidajah Otte

20, Nov, 2021 @12:50 PM

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Kashmir tensions high after deaths of men ‘used as human shields’
Indian police say four men killed in shootout were militants but families say gunfight was staged and they were innocent civilians

Aakash Hassan in Srinagar and Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

20, Nov, 2021 @11:27 AM

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Flexible working: ‘A system set up for women to fail’
After the pandemic more women are choosing to work from home but that choice could damage career prospects

Joanna Partridge

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘I thought I was a goner’: survivors detail harrowing stories of Canada mudslides
Emergency crews continue search for victims after flash floods tear through region

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

20, Nov, 2021 @4:13 AM

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Covid live: Dutch police open fire at protest; German government not ruling out full lockdown — as it happened
German health minister says nothing can be ruled out; UK daily infections and deaths remain high

Nadeem Badshah (now); Lucy Campbell, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

19, Nov, 2021 @11:59 PM

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