Britain launches third round of COVID-19 lockdown measures requiring people to stay at home | Reuters

Reuters, London, January 5-The United Kingdom launched the third round of COVID-19 lockdown measures on Tuesday, requiring people to stay at home. The government has called for the last major nationwide action to control the virus before mass vaccination reverses the situation. British Prime Minister Johnson announced the lockdown later on Monday, saying that the… Continue reading Britain launches third round of COVID-19 lockdown measures requiring people to stay at home | Reuters

Oxford vaccine is not approved in India; Meeting again on Friday | Covid Vaccine

New Delhi: India does not approve the immediate use of the Oxford vaccine (Covshield). The panel of experts said more clarity was needed on the effectiveness of the vaccine. The meeting will reconvene on Friday. The serum institute in Pune, the Indian manufacturer of the vaccine, which is being developed jointly by Oxford University and… Continue reading Oxford vaccine is not approved in India; Meeting again on Friday | Covid Vaccine

New strain of corona virus in the UK; The disease affects people from South Africa Third Covid strain found in South Africa in the UK

London: A new strain of the corona virus has been found in two Britons who arrived from South Africa. The new variety was found in London and the North West. The disease was confirmed in returnees from South Africa. Those who returned from South Africa within two weeks were then asked to go under surveillance.… Continue reading New strain of corona virus in the UK; The disease affects people from South Africa Third Covid strain found in South Africa in the UK

European Commission recommends lifting the one-size-fits-all UK travel ban in order to resume freight and essential travel | Reuters

BRUSSELS, December 22 (Reuters)-The European Commission recommended on Tuesday that the travel ban imposed on the UK by EU countries to contain a new strain of the coronavirus should be ended in order to restore freight and necessary travel to allow people to return home. The proposal will be submitted to the EU ambassador later… Continue reading European Commission recommends lifting the one-size-fits-all UK travel ban in order to resume freight and essential travel | Reuters

New virus in uk | Ban on flights from the UK; The new virus is worrying

London: European countries have banned flights from the UK in the wake of the spread of the newly discovered corona virus in London. Chief Medical Officer Chris Witty confirmed yesterday that a new type of corona virus is spreading in the country. Studies are underway on the same. UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock also said… Continue reading New virus in uk | Ban on flights from the UK; The new virus is worrying

New virus; Ban on flights from the UK | Coronavirus | Covid | Flights Ban | UK

London: European countries are preparing to ban flights from the UK following a warning that the newly discovered corona virus is ‘out of control’. The Netherlands has imposed a ban on all passenger flights from the UK from Sunday. Germany has said it will tighten restrictions on flights from Britain and South Africa. The Netherlands… Continue reading New virus; Ban on flights from the UK | Coronavirus | Covid | Flights Ban | UK

Sports weekend in pictures | BT Sport

England came on a comeback to beat Belgium to top the Nations League group as international football was at the heart of the sporting calendar. Gareth Southgate’s side showed cunning rather than style at Wembley, but also enjoyed their fair share of luck, Marcus Rashford celebrated his MBE with the penalty draw before Mason Mount’s… Continue reading Sports weekend in pictures | BT Sport

I knew Andy Considine could cope with the Scottish debut – Steve Clarke

Scottish manager Steve Clarke hailed Andy Considine’s adaptability after the late call-up played its part in a solid defensive performance in Hampden’s 1-0 win over Slovakia. Considine was called up on Friday after Liam Cooper sustained an injury that saw him sent home to Leeds. The 33-year-old went on to become Scotland’s oldest rookie since… Continue reading I knew Andy Considine could cope with the Scottish debut – Steve Clarke

Marcus Rashford focuses on his first England appearance of 2020

Marcus Rashford helped England win in his first England appearance of 2020, just days after earning an MBE. The 22-year-old launched a high-profile campaign that prompted the government to change the policy on its free school food stamps during the lockdown, helping to ensure children in need did not go hungry during the summer break.… Continue reading Marcus Rashford focuses on his first England appearance of 2020

The Premier League criticizes Liverpool and Man Utd foresees changes

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Proposals backed by Liverpool, Manchester United and the Football League (EFL) for major changes to the Premier League structure were met with criticism from the English top flight on Sunday. Liverpool and United are backing a plan to radically change the structure of the Premier League, empowering big clubs, reducing it… Continue reading The Premier League criticizes Liverpool and Man Utd foresees changes