Monday, Jan 24, 2022
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PM introduces Covid rules whilst under fire for lockdown Christmas party night
BBC, 09 Dec 2021
Plan B restrictions for England are announced as Boris Johnson comes under fire for a Christmas party held in lockdown last year. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced tougher Plan B measures in England to control the spread of the Omicron variant.
Guidance to work from home will return on Monday and face masks will also have to be worn in more public venues.
It comes as the prime minister apologised for a video that showed his staff joking about a Christmas party held during lockdown last December.
So can the PM convince the public to follow the new rules?
Newsnight's Political Editor Nick Watt reports. Emily Maitlis is joined by shadow cabinet minister Thangam Debbonaire and Conservative MP Peter Bone.
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Anti-vaccine protesters march against Covid-19 mandates in Washington, DC
AFP, 24 Jan 2022
Thousands of demonstrators from across the US march in Washington, DC, to decry Covid-19 mandates.
Why former Trump advisers think his legal woes won't hurt him
CNN, 23 Jan 2022
Despite a week of mounting legal woes, former Trump advisers David Urban and Alyssa Farah Griffin tell CNN's Dana Bash that the former President shouldn't be worried.
Burkina Faso denies coup after heavy gunfire in barracks
DW, 23 Jan 2022
The government of Burkina Faso has called for calm after mutinying soldiers demanded more support for their fight against Islamist militants and the resignation of military lead...
Hong Kong hamster tests COVID-19 positive
Reuters, 23 Jan 2022
Hong Kong authorities said one hamster surrendered by pet owners tested positive for COVID-19 and that over 2,200 hamsters had been culled #News #Reuters #HongKong #Hamster Subs...
Sen. Blackburn on Biden admin: The more people learn, ‘the less they like it’
FOX, 23 Jan 2022
Sen. Blackburn: The more people learn about the Biden admin, ‘the less they like it’ Sen.
UK warns Russian government will face ‘serious consequences’ if Ukraine is invaded
BBC, 23 Jan 2022
The UK has accused Russia’s President Vladimir Putin of plotting to install a pro-Moscow figure to lead Ukraine's government.
Cross Canada Spotlight: an owl rescue, a 90-year-old curler and more
CA, 23 Jan 2022
The Cross Canada Spotlight is a weekly segment hosted by Mike Arsenault that features a handful of the most interesting and entertaining stories produced across the Global News ...
England's Children’s Commissioner expresses concerns for children's attendance in schools.
Sky, 23 Jan 2022
England's Children's Commissioner, Rachel de Souza, has expressed her concerns for children's attendance in schools.
Director Robert Greene on using drama to help abuse victims
AP, 23 Jan 2022
Director Robert Greene's "Procession" documentary gives an insight into using drama therapy to help six abused men deal with their trauma.
Saudi-led coalition denies targeting prison in Saada
CGTN, 23 Jan 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-01-23/Saudi-led-coalition-denies-targeting-prison-in-Saada-173LRSz0ize/index.html The Saudi-led coalition has denied targeting a prison...
Nusrat Ghani’s Islamophobia claims 'incredibly serious’, says Raab
Guardian, 23 Jan 2022
A Conservative MP who says she was told by a government whip that she had lost her ministerial role because her Muslim faith was 'making colleagues uncomfortable' should make a ...
Stockholm Flooded With Protesters Decrying COVID Restrictions
RT, 23 Jan 2022
Massive crowds of demonstrators marched through the Swedish capital, protesting against anti-COVID rules.
UK accuses Moscow of seeking to install pro-Russia government in Kyiv • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 23 Jan 2022
Britain on Saturday alleged that it had information that Moscow was "looking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kyiv" as fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine grow.
Yemen: UN urges investigation into Saudi-led coalition air raids
Al Jazeera, 23 Jan 2022
The UN chief has condemned air raids by the Saudi-led coalition on Saada city and called for an investigation into the attacks that killed more than 70 people in Yemen.
M&M characters redesigned for a "more dynamic, progressive world," Mars announces.
CBS, 23 Jan 2022
M&M's iconic characters have gotten a modern makeover. The redesign is focused on creating a sense of belonging and community, Mars announced.
Nightly News Full Broadcast - January 22nd
NBC, 23 Jan 2022
Extreme weather hits the U.S., tensions rise between Ukraine and Russia, and omicron cases drop in Northeast amid vaccine mandate battle.
NHS workers and anti-vax protesters demonstrate against mandatory jabs for health staff
ITV, 23 Jan 2022
Crowds of anti-Covid vaccine protesters and NHS staff have taken
Coronavirus: ‘exponential’ outbreak of Omicron triggers lockdowns in Hong Kong housing blocks
SCMP, 22 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Hong Kong health authorities have ordered a five-day lockdown for a second block of flats in a pu...
Blinken warns Russia's Lavrov about the consequences of invading Ukraine
Telegraph, 22 Jan 2022
Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, said a 90-minute consultation with Anthony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, on Friday had been "constructive" and “useful” but ha...
Trust the science: Jim Jordan slams the beautiful promises with the ugly facts
Global Report, 22 Jan 2022
There are 3 times more people vaccinated this year than last year, and there are 4 times more virus-infected and 3 times more virus-related deaths this year comparing to last year.