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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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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Peter Summerton, managing director of McCulla Ireland, a major Irish haulier working out of Belfast Port, has said he was "shocked" as to how "bad" the process of moving goods from Great Britain to 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
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
Cases of coronavirus are falling in all areas of Wales, First Minister MarkDrakeford has said. The seven-day incidence rate for the country has fallenfrom above 650 cases per 100,000 people before Christmas to around 270 casesper 100,000 people.
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The U.S. Supreme Court late on Wednesday (November 25) backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. Bryan Wood reports.