Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle has welcomed Speakers and Presiding Officers from G7 countries for a conference at Astley Hall in his Lancashire hometown of Chorley. The conference discussed the safety of elected Members, ensuring the voices of voters are heard by their Parliaments, and the role social media plays in democracies. Those attending include Richard Ferrand of France, Roberto Fico of Italy, and Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Social media creates ‘An unrealistic portrait of [people’s] lives,’ says author Jean Twenge; Wall Street Journal’s Jeff Horwitz says Facebook was ‘very aware’ its products could have harmful effects on users, but hasn’t done anything to fix it.
ABTA spokesperson Sean Tipton says the travel association welcomes the Department for Transport’s decision to relax international travel rules. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Students at Oxford Brookes University are offered coronavirus vaccinations at the start of the academic year. Oxford Brookes is one of many universities setting up pop-up clinics during freshers' week. NHS England national medical director Professor Stephen Powis is urging university students to get a Covid jab on campus. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A study has found the Pfizer and AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines are highly effective against the variant identified in India after two doses.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the findings made him..
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