UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has signed off on the order to extradite Nirav Modi, wanted in India on fraud and money laundering charges related to the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, senior Indian diplomatic sources in the UK said on Friday. Modi, 50, who remains behind bars at Wandsworth Prison in southwest London, has 14 days to apply for permission to appeal against the Home Secretary’s order in the High Court in London. Back on February 25, the Westminster Magistrates’ Court had concluded that the diamond merchant has a case to answer before the Indian courts, leaving the sign off on the order with the Cabinet minister.
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People who are over the age of 45 have been visiting the vaccine centre at St John's Church in Ealing, west London, to receive their Covid jab. Earlier this week, it was announced that the government would begin phase two of its vaccine programme, which targets adults aged 40-49. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The ousted Myanmar ambassador to the UK said he had an invalid passport and needed “papers” as he faces possible eviction from his London residence.Speaking from behind the padlocked gates of his residence in Hampstead, north-west London, Kyaw Zwar Minn said he was not sure whether he was going to be evicted on Friday and was waiting on embassy staff to arrive.
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The arrival of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine in the UK in April 'adds another string to our bow' says Professor Adam Finn from the University of Bristol, who sits on the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).The US vaccine has been approved for use in the UK and would be the third to be rolled out after Oxford/AstraZeneca and Pfizer.
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Focus on healthcare for ethnic minority communities must continue and improve once the coronavirus pandemic is over, a doctor has said.Dr Faith Uwadiae, an immunologist at the Crick Institute in London, is one of a number of experts to have joined Team Halo, a UN-supportive initiative which is using TikTok to spread positive messages about the Covid vaccines and tackle misinformation.
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