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Covid inquiry will brush toll on children under the carpet, warn senior Tories

“The need to understand how to prevent such adverse impacts on children in any future emergency and how we can best help children of all ages recover…

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We must face up to the grievous moral error of shutting schools

Last week the Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi stated publicly that the decision to close schools during the pandemic was a mistake. This was a deliberate and considered…

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Don’t turn away those who come early for Covid spring booster, doctors told amid surging cases

Infections in Scotland have reached another record high, with one in 11, nearly half a million people (473,800), estimated to have had Covid-19 last week. This is…

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Travel to Germany: latest Covid guidance for holidaymakers as rules relaxed

In recent weeks, Germany has gradually been relaxing its Covid rules in the lead up to its version of Freedom Day on March 20.   Rather than…

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Pandemic art: how beauty arose from tragedy

During the pandemic the rest of us joined him and already, surveys of the period show that many experienced a weird slowing down of time/ Although this…

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Covid inquiry ‘ignores that children paid the ultimate price’ during pandemic

The Telegraph has been running a campaign calling on ministers to put children first as the country recovers from its Covid lockdowns. It comes after a group…

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Mental health charity seeks core participant status in Covid Inquiry to ensure focus on young people

Core participants are involved in the inquiry process in more detail than those who simply submit evidence for consideration. For example, during the first hearing, when the…

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When having a Covid test costs money, many won’t bother – and the rest of us will pay the price

I don’t want a return to lockdown, with kids trapped inside, but I cannot stomach this ‘I’m all right Jack’ attitude. Testing, like vaccination, is about collective…

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Travel to Greece: latest holiday advice as testing and paperwork scrapped

Do I need to take a test before travel to Greece?  Fully vaccinated arrivals no longer need to show evidence of a negative Covid-19 test result, although…

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Family carers face £1,500-a-year Covid tests bill when free testing ends

Family members who care for sick loved ones could face a £1,500 annual bill for Covid tests after the Government admitted it had not looked at the…

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Britain has the right balance on Covid-19

Were it not for the crisis precipitated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it is likely that the surge in coronavirus cases would be dominating political debate. It…

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Up to five million now eligible to book Covid spring booster jabs

Up to five million people are now eligible for the spring booster jab, as the NHS launched on Monday the latest phase of its Covid vaccination campaign….

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Socialise less if you have Covid symptoms, says Sajid Javid

The Health Secretary said he would not go into the office if he knew he had Covid. Speaking to Good Morning Britain, he said: “We had sick…

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The P&O Ferries sackings are not a ‘cost’ of Brexit

Brexitdisaster was the Twitter hashtag that greeted news of the mass redundancies at P&O Ferries this week. The leading operator of ships between Dover and Calais brutally…

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The new Covid travel rules, as testing and forms scrapped for all UK arrivals

Do I need to take a test after arriving home? As of March 18, you do not need to take any Covid tests or quarantine on arrival…

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Thought Mondays were bad? The pandemic was five times worse for most Britons

The pandemic was depressing for most people, but for the first time scientists have worked out just how demoralising it was: nearly five times worse than Mondays….

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A fine mess: nearly half of Covid penalty notices remain unpaid

The size of the fines ranged from £100 for the most minor breaches up to £10,000 for those who deliberately flouted the law by hosting large gatherings,…

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Travel to New Zealand: latest advice as country to reopen border to Britons on May 2

Can I go to New Zealand? Not right now, unless you are a New Zealander with a critical purpose for travel and are happy to endure a…

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The Covid Inquiry must remember that the victims are not only the ones who died from it

Hang on, what happened to the fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse? We’ve done Plague, Floods and War. Famine must be drumming its hooves against the stable door….

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How to recover from long Covid symptoms

A Swedish study of more than 300 people confirms that anosmia is the most persistent problem that dogs people who have had even the mildest Covid symptoms….

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Dozens of universities ignore easing of Covid mask rules

Universities should not force students to wear masks as they have “sacrificed enough”, a minister has said as eleven Russell Group institutions keep rules in place.  Michelle…

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Generation CUB – how the events of Covid, Ukraine and Brexit will shape our teenagers’ lives forever

But not all of the problems facing young people during the pandemic can be explained in terms of mental health impacts – or assumed to have uniform…

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Billions of PPE gloves bought by UK may have been made by firms using forced labour

Mr Marron told MPs that this includes 2.5 billion items which the NHS cannot use because they do not meet its standards, one billion which are not…

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Britain’s Covid experts ‘abandoned their objectivity and misled with alarming models’

This week, modellers told the Commons science and technology select committee that many of the recent models were wrong because they had failed to factor in these…

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Nicola Sturgeon’s Covid law may be unlawful

Nicola Sturgeon’s legislation making her emergency Covid powers permanent may be unlawful and open to challenge in the courts for breaching parents’ and pupils’ human rights, Scotland’s…