Church of England failed to protect children from sexual predators, report finds

Charles, who maintained a correspondence with Ball for more than two decades after the bishop accepted a caution in 1992 for gross indecency, told the inquiry he did not realise the truth behind allegations against Ball until his conviction several years later.

What’s the TRUTH behind England’s second wave? Imperial report warns of 100,000 daily cases and says the outbreak is doubling every nine days — but Cambridge experts estimate the figures are 55,000 and 17 days

They predicted the R rate — the average number of people each carrier infects — is higher than two in London, the South East, East and South West, which have mostly escaped any tough local lockdowns. And of the entire south of England, London has the highest prevalence of coronavirus at 0.89 per cent, suggesting […]

Daily Covid-19 cases rose by 50% last week in England and 1 in 100 people were infected a week ago, ONS estimates – but separate study claims outbreak is ‘steady’

The advisory panel predicted growth may be fastest in the South West, alongside the East of England, Midlands and South East, amid mounting evidence that the virus is no longer just causing havoc in the North. They also revealed infections may be spreading the slowest in the North West, where millions are living under the harshest Tier […]

Coronavirus: Wales won’t return to local lockdowns after 17-day ‘fire break’ ends

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Coronavirus: Wales lockdown begins as ICU doctor warns hospitals could be overwhelmed by second wave of COVID-19

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Coronavirus: Wales to review non-essential item ban in supermarkets as man charged with criminal damage

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Tier 2 and 3 lockdown rules explained: Can I go to the pub, have friends over and go on holiday?

I live in Manchester – can I go and visit my sister in London? No. Manchester is now in the strictest level of lockdown – and all travel in and out of the area is strongly discouraged, unless it’s for some very important reasons.

Staying-in rule does not stop virus as people don’t obey it – but banning big public events works, experts say

“But do I think right now it is appropriate to insist on similar hard measures in, for example, south-west England or Kent, where levels of disease are really very, very much lower than in the North of England?

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How Poland’s Strict New Abortion Ruling Could Be Mirrored Across the Globe

Women’s rights groups expressed fury at the decision, slamming it as “a war against women”. The protests have since turned into a wider fightback against the government which is being accused of chipping away at the rights of women and minorities. Some women opposed to the ruling have organized a “strike” and will be expected […]