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Conditions that led to 2011 riots still exist today, experts warn

Data analysis finds large-scale cuts to youth services and increase in racial disparity 10 years on‘The Mark Duggan case was a catalyst’: the 2011 UK riots 10 years onThe conditions that led to riots across England 10 years ago still exist today, experts have warned, as data analysis showed significant cuts to youth services in affected areas and an increase in racial disparity in stop and search.On 4 August 2011, police officers shot and killed Mark Duggan, a 29-year-old mixed-race man, in Tott...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, Austerity, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Tottenham, Young People, Birmingham, Uk Riots 2011, Mark Duggan


Conditions that led to 2011 UK riots still exist today, experts warn

Data analysis finds large-scale cuts to youth services and increase in racial disparity 10 years onThe conditions that led to riots across the UK 10 years ago still exist today, experts have warned, as data analysis showed significant cuts to youth services in affected areas and an increase in racial disparity in stop and search.On 4 August 2011, police officers shot and killed Mark Duggan, a 29-year-old mixed-race man, in Tottenham, north London. His death sparked a wave of civil unrest which s...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, Austerity, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Tottenham, Young People, Birmingham, Uk Riots 2011, Mark Duggan


Keir Starmer urges No 10 to bring forward Covid isolation end date

Labour leader calls for date on which fully vaccinated in England can avoid self-isolation to match that of WalesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageKeir Starmer has challenged Downing Street to bring forward the date on which fully vaccinated people in England can avoid coronavirus isolation if they have been in contact with a person who has tested positive, in a move that would match a date of 7 August in Wales.The call from the Labour leader – which adds to pressure fr...
Tags: Politics, England, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Labour, Scottish politics, Downing Street, Keir Starmer, Welsh politics, Starmer, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus


Ministers under fire for putting France on England’s ‘amber plus’ list

Criticism grows after concerns raised over whether there was too much focus on Covid cases in RéunionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMinisters are facing growing criticism for putting France on the new “amber plus” travel list, after concerns were raised about whether they focused too much on variant cases in its Réunion Island territory 5,700 miles (9,180 km) from Paris.The UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, admitted on Thursday the decision to impose tougher restri...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, UK, England, France, Society, UK News, World news, Paris, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Reunion Island, Dominic Raab, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Pakistan to ban air travel for unvaccinated; Israel ‘to offer Pfizer booster shot’

Pakistan to require all public sector staff to get jabbed in raft of draconian measures; Israel to give people a third shot as efficacy wanes, reports sayFrance criticises being left on England’s ‘amber plus’ listOnce a Covid success story, South Korea sweats through summer of Delta surgeFive Cuban generals dead in recent days – is the Covid spike to blame?UK Covid updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.19pm BST Following on from our reports earlier, the Biden administration has an...
Tags: South Korea, England, Supreme Court, Congress, White House, India, Israel, World news, Joe Biden, Pakistan, Morocco, Delta, World Health Organization, Associated Press, Pfizer, Biden


UK Covid live: 31,117 new cases as research suggests vaccines have prevented 60,000 deaths in England

Latest updates: new infections rise second day in a row; figures came ahead of publication of Public Health England’s latest vaccine surveillance reportRaab: vaccine passports aimed at encouraging young to get jabbed‘I might delete it’: users on the NHS Covid app amid pingdemicLack of quarantine at England’s borders ‘risks havoc of Covid variants’Coronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.29pm BST The government has been accused of introducing “Covid ID cards by st...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Travel & leisure, UK News, NHS, Liberal Democrats, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Public Health England, Alistair Carmichael, Dominic Raab, Coronavirus


UK Covid live: vaccines have prevented 60,000 deaths and 22m infections in England, new research suggests

Latest updates: new figures came ahead of publication of Public Health England’s latest vaccine surveillance reportRaab: vaccine passports aimed at encouraging young to get jabbedLack of quarantine at England’s borders ‘risks havoc of Covid variants’Coronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.22pm BST Prof Jonathan Van-Tam, the deputy chief medical officer for England, told BBC News a few minutes ago that new research suggests that vaccines have prevented 22 million...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Travel & leisure, UK News, BBC News, Boris Johnson, Public Health England, Dominic Raab, Jonathan Van Tam, Tim Spector, Coronavirus


UK Covid live: 689,313 people in England and Wales pinged by NHS Covid app last week

Latest updates: latest figures show increase of more than 70,000 compared to previous weekRaab: vaccine passports aimed at encouraging young to get jabbedLack of quarantine at England’s borders ‘risks havoc of Covid variants’Coronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.00pm BST The next Covid wave may be more severe in Northern Ireland than in other parts of the UK because vaccine take-up rates have been lower, members of the legislative assembly (MLAs) at Stormont ...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Wales, Scotland, Travel & leisure, UK News, Northern Ireland, Treasury, Boris Johnson, England Scotland, Stormont, Dominic Raab, Coronavirus, NHS COVID, Prof Ian Young


Fully-vaccinated travelers from the US and EU will soon be able to enter England without quarantine, report says

Passengers wearing face masks at London Heathrow Airport. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images England is to lift quarantine rules for people traveling from "amber list" countries, HuffPost reported. That includes the US and most European countries. They previously had to isolate for 10 days, but England will now recognize vaccination documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. England will change its coronavirus rules to allow fully vaccinated travelers from the US and ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, England, Science, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Bbc, News UK, Department For Transport, HuffPost, London Heathrow Airport, Getty Images England, Dominic Raab, Daniel Leal Olivas


End to quarantine in England for double-jabbed is ‘nailed on’ for 16 August

Vaccinated adults in England will not be obliged to self-isolate from 16 August if pinged, says Boris JohnsonCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson has said the date when the obligation to quarantine will be lifted for adults who have received two vaccine doses is “nailed on” for 16 August after fears it could be pushed back.Ministers had last week declined to confirm the 16 August date for England. The environment secretary, George Eustice, said it was just “s...
Tags: Politics, England, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Johnson, George Eustice, Coronavirus, Boris JohnsonCoronavirus


Fully vaccinated travelers from the US and the EU will soon be able to enter England without quarantine

Passengers at London Heathrow Airport. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images England plans to begin lifting its quarantine rules for non-UK residents. The rules are set to ease for fully vaccinated people from the US and the EU. Previously, they have had to isolate for 10 days upon arrival. See more stories on Insider's business page. England is changing its coronavirus rules to allow fully vaccinated travelers from the US and the European Union to enter without quarantining.The chan...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, England, Science, France, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, News UK, Northern Ireland, Sky News, Afp, Scotland Wales, Getty Images England


Easing travel rules for those vaccinated in US and EU ‘reckless’, says Labour

Angela Rayner warns plan to lift quarantine for arrivals in England could allow in new Covid variantCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLabour has called plans to significantly ease restrictions for millions of travellers “reckless”, saying the move could lead to the importation of another more infectious Covid variant that could wreak havoc.Concerns were raised after the Guardian revealed ministers were poised to recognise the double-jabbed status of people if they were ...
Tags: Politics, England, Science, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Air transport, Microbiology, Transport, Angela Rayner, Coronavirus


UK poised to end amber list quarantine for people vaccinated in US and EU

Ministers to discuss plans, with talks also to determine if they will apply to England only or all UK nationsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePlans to significantly open up international travel are expected to be announced on Wednesday, with UK ministers poised to let people who have been fully vaccinated in the US and EU avoid quarantine if arriving from amber-list countries.The move would benefit millions of people by finally letting them be reunited with family and ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Politics, UK, England, France, US, Eu, Spain, European Union, UK News, World news, US news, Immigration and asylum, Foreign Policy


What is Boris Johnson offering in his crime reduction plan?

Making stop and search easier is among proposals that police and critics doubt will do much to cut crimeIt is a phalanx of announcements and measures the government claims will cut crime and make the public feel safer. There is some more money for medium- to long-term measures such as drug treatment and violence reduction units spearheading a public health approach. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, England, Crime, Police, Conservatives, UK News, UK criminal justice, Boris Johnson, Metropolitan Police, Stop and search


What’s Boris Johnson offering in his crime reduction plan?

Making stop and search easier is among proposals that police and critics doubt will do much to cut crimeWhat is the government’s new crime plan?It is a phalanx of announcements and measures the government claims will cut crime and make the public feel safer. There is some more money for medium to long-term measures such as drug treatment and violence reduction units spearheading a public health approach. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, England, Crime, Police, Conservatives, UK News, UK criminal justice, Boris Johnson, Metropolitan Police, Stop and search


Coronavirus live: US keeps travel ban on UK and Schengen area; Thailand reports record case numbers

White House renews travel ban over fears of the Delta variant; Thailand registers 15,376 new cases – another record riseEurope clamps down amid fears over rapid spread of Delta variantIndonesia loosens Covid restrictions despite record deathsHow England’s ‘pingdemic’ took a heavy toll on the ToriesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.14pm BST Mauritius said it recorded more than 1,000 new cases last week but claimed up to 99% were symptom-free, AFP reports. “Everything is under control, the ma...
Tags: UK, England, White House, Singapore, US, World news, Thailand, Delta, Mauritius, Schengen, Afp, Coronavirus, Zouberr Joomaye, National Communication Committee


Covid: more EU states to restrict venue access for unvaccinated people

Ireland and Italy among those joining France in requiring vaccine passes to enter bars and restaurantsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn increasing number of European governments are planning to prevent unvaccinated people from being able to attend hospitality venues such as bars and restaurants this summer, as Emmanuel Macron celebrates the fruits of the recent announcement of the policy in France. France on Monday passed the threshold of 40 million people having rec...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, England, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, Spain, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands


10 Things in Politics: Fauci predicts booster shot for some

Hope you had a nice weekend! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Inside the turmoil at the Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationFauci says Delta variant is running through '2 kinds of America'The climate crisis is upending real estate tooWhat we're watching today: President Joe Biden welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to the Wh...
Tags: Utah, UK, England, Nbc, Mississippi, Congress, California, Washington Post, France, White House, Virginia, Israel, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden


How England’s ‘pingdemic’ took a heavy toll on the Tories

It was billed as a return to freedom, but the week ended with empty supermarket shelves and cancelled trains as many thousand workers – including the PM and chancellor – self-isolatedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLast weekend, as MPs prepared for their long summer holiday break from Westminster, a senior member of Boris Johnson’s cabinet had this to say about the Conservative government’s achievements in steering the country through the Covid-19 pandemic. “It seems ...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Opinion polls, Boris Johnson, Sajid Javid, Focus, Coronavirus


Sage adviser claims ministers trying to get as many as possible infected with Covid

Exclusive: Prof Robert West says rhetoric about caution is ‘a way of putting blame on public’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA scientist advising the government has accused ministers of allowing infections to rip through the younger population in an effort to bolster levels of immunity before the NHS faces winter pressures.The allegation comes after England’s remaining Covid restrictions were eased on Monday, with nightclubs throwing open their doors for the first tim...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, UK News, NHS, Boris Johnson, Robert West, Coronavirus


All the bad news Boris Johnson's government just tried to bury

UK prime minister Boris Johnson in London on July 8, 2021. Jeremy Selwyn - WPA Pool/Getty Images The UK government released a trove of bad news as MPs head on their summer break. Ministers announced pay freezes and dodged questions on transparency. Labour said the government had "clearly attempted to hide" a damning report. See more stories on Insider's business page. The UK government has a cynical tradition of saving up bad news and dumping it into the public domain just as MPs head ...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, Wales, Trends, David Cameron, Bbc, NHS, Labour, Yvette Cooper, News UK, Home Office, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Pembrokeshire


Vaccinate all UK university students by September, says union

UCU urges government to prevent universities being ‘incubators for Covid-19 all over again’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUniversity staff are demanding the full vaccination of all students by September and compulsory face masks on campus to stop the Delta variant from ripping through universities in the new academic year.The University and College Union (UCU) has written to the education secretary, Gavin Williamson, warning that the Covid chaos seen in universities ...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Education, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Higher Education, Microbiology, Delta, Universities, Vaccines and immunisation, Gavin Williamson, The University and College Union UCU, Coronavirus


We have no confidence in Priti Patel, says Police Federation

Police officers in England and Wales furious at pay freeze after months on frontline of Covid crisisRank-and-file police officers have overwhelmingly supported a vote of no confidence in the home secretary, Priti Patel, the first such move in more than a decade.In a scathing announcement, the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW), which represents 130,000 officers, said Patel and the government “could not be trusted” and warned “warm words were not enough”. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, England, Wales, Police, UK News, Public services policy, Home Office, Public sector pay, Police Federation, Patel, Priti Patel


Public consent for test and trace in England at risk, says Jeremy Hunt

Scrap self-isolation for people fully vaccinated, former health secretary urges amid ‘pingdemic’ chaosCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe government “risks losing social consent” for its test-and-trace programme if it does not immediately allow fully vaccinated people to avoid isolation, the former health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. His comments came as it was revealed that a record 618,903 people in England and Wales were sent self-isolation alerts in the week to...
Tags: Health, Business, Politics, England, Wales, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Supermarkets, Retail industry, Public services policy, NHS, Economic policy, Health policy, Jeremy Hunt, Vaccines and immunisation


Nudge or nutcracker? Either way PM faces vaccine passport backlash

Analysis: Latest Covid policy announced on what was supposed to be ‘freedom day’ likely to provoke huge angerCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhat was billed as “freedom day” has ended with accusations that the government has paved the way for exactly the opposite, as Boris Johnson braces for the backlash to his plans to introduce vaccine passports in a matter of months.The documents have long been a fascination of the prime minister, who touted their use for pubs and ...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Conservatives, UK News, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


UK Covid live: PM gives update as vaccine certificates set to be mandatory in English nightclubs from September

Latest updates: PM gives update from isolation to announce that only fully vaccinated people will be allowed into crowded venues from SeptemberCovid certificates to be compulsory for crowded venues in EnglandStarmer condemns ‘reckless’ decision to lift restrictions in EnglandPM’s failure to start Covid inquiry this year a disgrace, says Sage adviserUK children will not be offered Covid jab unless vulnerableCoronavirus – latest global updates 5.22pm BST Q: Of the new Covid cases, what proport...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, UK News, Italy, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Jonathan Van Tam, Coronavirus, COVID


UK children will not be offered Covid jab unless vulnerable

Sajid Javid accepts JCVI advice that jab should only be offered to clinically at-risk children over age of 12 Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChildren in the UK will get a Covid vaccine only if they are over 12 and extremely vulnerable, or live with someone at risk, as scientists raised concerns about inflammation around the heart linked to the Pfizer jab.Sajid Javid, the health secretary, said he accepted the advice of scientific advisers that only children over 12 w...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Children, Society, UK News, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Sajid Javid, JCVI, Coronavirus


Anti-lockdown protesters flooded central London even though there is no longer a lockdown for them to oppose

Protesters outside Parliament in London. Twitter/Karla Adam Most of England's coronavirus restrictions ended on Monday, dubbed "Freedom Day" by some. All the same, anti-lockdown protesters took to the streets as they have for months. COVID-19 cases are spreading fast in the UK, forcing Boris Johnson into self-isolation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Anti-lockdown protesters gathered in England on Monday, even after most of the restrictions they argued against had bee...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, Trends, News UK, Delta, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Sajid Javid, Metropolitan Police, Metro, Parliament Square, Karla Adam, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker


UK Covid live: England lifts most restrictions as one in six council areas report highest cases since last summer

Latest updates: one in six areas in England are now reporting their highest rate of new Covid-19 cases since comparable records began last summer PM’s failure to start Covid inquiry this year a disgrace, says Sage adviserVulnerable UK children to be offered Covid jabs first, minister saysAre enough people vaccinated in time for England’s ‘freedom day’?Questions over pilot scheme after Johnson and Sunak isolation U-turnCoronavirus – latest global updates 1.07pm BST Boris Johnson is to hold a ...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, London, UK News, Bbc, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Patrick Vallance, Tom Edwards, Jonathan Van Tam, Coronavirus, COVID


UK Covid live news: England lifts most remaining restrictions as poll suggests many voters see it as ‘wrong’

Latest updates: YouGov polling finds 55% of voters think lifting lockdown restrictions is wrong against 31% who think it is rightVulnerable UK children to be offered Covid jabs first, minister saysCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.49am BST Nadhim Zahawi, the vaccine deployment minister, is making a statement to MPs this afternoon about vaccine policy for children. But, as my colleague Peter Walker reports, in morning interviews Zahawi seemed to disclose wh...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, UK News, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Yougov, Peter Walker, Nadhim Zahawi, Zahawi, Coronavirus



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