Greater Manchester and parts of Lancashire will receive extra help to tackle a rise in the Delta variant.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said a "strengthened package of support" would be provided to boost Covid vaccinations and testing.
Labour leader Keir Starmer drove a heavy goods vehicle visit to a HGV training provider near Oldham, Greater Manchester,
Speaking after his trial, he joked: "I'm not sure if I'll be driving to Tesco later on this afternoon to do the deliveries." Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi met Roy Cropper star David Neilson on a visit to the set of ITV's Coronation Street. The visit was part of this weekend's G7 Heads of Parliament Conference in Chorley, Lancashire, hosted by Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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
Today, Kerala’s Health Minister Veena George said that 41 pregnant women have so far died due to Covid-19 in Kerala and also stated that the number of the Covid positive persons, who had killed themselves in the state stood at 149, so far.
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