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PM ‘seriously concerned’ about India strain as ‘freedom day’ faces delay

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Boris Johnson has admitted he is "seriously concerned" about the Indian strain of coronavirus – as the Government reportedly prepares to delay the end of lockdown. The Prime Minister made the comments as he was quizzed during […]

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Covid cases ‘need to fall by 93% before Boris Johnson eases lockdown measures’

Boris Johnson should only start easing Covid restrictions when cases fall by 93%, a top NHS figure has warned. NHS Providers chief executive Chris Hopson made the dire prediction as the Prime Minister prepares to present a “roadmap” out of lockdown. The announcement will be made on Monday, February 22, outlining the timeline for a […]

Business

After a Bruising Year, the Oil Industry Confronts a Diminished Future

HOUSTON — Big Oil isn’t so big anymore. Exxon Mobil, BP and other large oil companies collectively lost tens of billions of dollars last year, posting their worst performance in years and, for some companies, in decades. The pandemic was largely to blame. It sapped demand for gasoline, diesel and jet fuel as countries and […]

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Boris blasts Manchester backlash and insists Tier 3 is ‘about saving lives’

Furious Boris Johnson hit back at Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham for refusing to agree to Tier 3 restrictions. The Prime Minister insists measures are "about saving lives" and that he would "rather not impose things" in the region. Boris called on local leaders to "show the kind of leadership seen in Liverpool, Lancashire and […]

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Joe Biden WON’T quarantine despite sharing plane with team member positive for coronavirus

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Liz Allen, senior staff member in Kamala Harris’s campaign team, tested positive for the deadly virus as did a member of crew on a flight the vice presidential candidate took earlier this […]