Nicola Sturgeon has told supermarket customers to wear a face mask over boththeir mouth and nose, shop alone and limit visits to once a week as shehighlighted the Covid-19 risk in retail. The First Minister stressed theimportance of wearing a face covering properly, as she announced a further 71deaths and 1,480 positive coronavirus tests had been recorded in the past day.
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On Tuesday, Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price asked Mr Drakeford during FirstMinister’s Questions if Wales should receive more than its population-share ofvaccines, given its higher median age. Mr Drakeford told the Senedd: “Idiscussed that very issue with the first ministers of Scotland, NorthernIreland and with Michael Gove of the Cabinet Office in our meeting onWednesday of last week."
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Lockdown restrictions are to be extended until at least the middle of Februaryin Scotland, with schools remaining closed to the majority of pupils, NicolaSturgeon has announced. The First Minister told the Scottish Parliament thatCovid-19 case numbers have “stabilised and even declined”.
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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that the stay-at-home lockdown in place across mainland Scotland and some island communities will remain in place “until at least the middle of February”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal on January 25 said doctors in the national capital came up with 'home isolation' strategy, and more than 3 lakh people were recovered from COVID-19. He said, "In developed countries, patients were lying on floors in corridors, we studied it and understood that everyone who got sick was taken to hospital, even those with mild symptoms. Doctors in Delhi came up with 'home isolation' and more than 3 lakh people recovered."
Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal hoisted national flag on January 25 at Delhi Secretariat to mark Republic Day celebrations. "I hope this year we'll get rid of COVID-19. It was a difficult phase. People lost jobs, it was tough for govt too as no tax was received and we wondered how to pay salaries to our employees," Kejriwal said. Nation will celebrate its 72nd Republic Day on January 26 (Tuesday).
A Surat-based woman has taken upon herself to provide COVID-19 essentials to underprivileged people. Durriya Tapiya will drive a truck from Surat covering 13 states across India to distribute face masks, sanitisers, dustbins, sanitary pads among other essential items to the needy in 4500 underprivileged villages across 13 states. The ride will be known as 'Suraksha Setu Nationwide Truck Ride' and it will begin from 26th January. Durriya is also spreading awareness on Road Safety and Traffic.
Burns Night 2021 may be more muted than in previous years due to coronavirusrestrictions, but as people in Scotland and around the world get ready to markthe occasion on January 25, we take a look at what the day is and why it iscelebrated.
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Residents have begun a clean-up in Northwich after parts of the north west of England were devastated by flooding brought by Storm Christoph.
A yellow warning for ice is in place across Wales, the north west of England, the west coast of Scotland and large parts of Northern Ireland. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The postman behind the viral sea shanty trend on TikTok has quit his day jobto pursue a career in music. Nathan Evans, 26, from Airdrie, Scotland, hasbeen singing sea shanties on the video-sharing social network since July 2020,but it was his rendition of The Wellerman in December that went worldwide.With more than 7.5 million views and Andrew Lloyd Webber among the celebritiesto record themselves singing along with Mr Evans, the former postie has becomethe face of the modern day shanty.
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The son of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi has lost an appeal againsthis late father’s conviction. The bombing of Pan Am flight 103, travellingfrom London to New York on December 21 1988, killed 270 people in Britain’slargest terrorist atrocity. Former Libyan intelligence officer Megrahi wasfound guilty in 2001 of mass murder and jailed for life with a minimum term of27 years – the only person convicted of the attack. A third appeal against hisconviction was heard in November at the High Court in Edinburgh, before apanel of five judges sitting as the Court of Appeal.
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After an unexpected log out activity observed by users on Friday, the American social networking service Facebook explained that a 'configuration change' led to the issue which was fixed on Saturday morning. A Facebook company spokesperson said in an email to The Verge, which read, "On January 22, a configuration change caused some people to be logged out of their Facebook accounts. We investigated the issue and fixed it for everyone earlier today. We're sorry for the inconvenience."The problem began on Friday, with users on the r/Facebook Reddit board reporting they were receiving "sign-in" prompts from their Facebook apps, but they had not signed out. Facebook also confirmed the news on its official Twitter handle, writing, "So Facebook, heard it was a "configuration change to the engineers who fixed the issue and patiently tried to explain the cause to us to no avail." Engadget found that iPhone users were the most affected by the log-out issue, stating that users of Facebook's iOS app were having difficulty logging back in when using two-factor authentication. Most of them were able to log back in, but the authentication codes needed were taking a long time to reach users due to the glitch
Snow has fallen across large parts of the UK today causing widespread travel disruption. Although the official advice is to 'stay home', for many the snowy conditions have brought a welcome distraction from the monotony of lockdown. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Many people in the UK woke up to a heavy covering of snow this morning, with severe weather warnings for much of the Midlands and southern England, as well as most of Wales, In the Birmingham suburb of Sutton Coldfield, drone footage captured the scene of houses and streets covered in a blanket of snow. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Hundreds of Covid-19 vaccines have been flown to the Isles of Scilly, which until recently avoided any far-reaching lockdown restrictions. Vaccinations of the vulnerable and care workers has started and is expected to be finished in less than a week. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
First Minister for Scotland Nicola Sturgeon updates Ministers for Scotland on the latest coronavirus figures. The First Minister said there were early signs of hope that lockdown restrictions could be..
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