Jamie Hose

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Coronavirus update

Now that England has entered Stage Two of the government’s plan to ease lockdown restrictions, businesses such as pubs and hairdressers have been allowed to re-open, leading to an influx of customers. Many pubs are facing a shortage of draught beers with the surge in demand, even though they can currently still only serve customers…

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Coronavirus update 12/04

The AstraZeneca vaccine remains under investigation for its potential role in blood clots observed among recipients of the jabs. Its use has been restricted in countries such as France, Germany and Canada, despite the World Health Organisation (WHO) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) saying its benefits outweighed the possible negatives. Scientists remain divided on the…

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Nation celebrated Easter

Although coronavirus measures prevented many Easter celebrations from taking place in the UK, many of the planned services and events were moved online to keep the festival alive. This year, Easter weekend fell on the 2-5 of April, over a week earlier than it did last year. The holiday is always celebrated on the first…

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Coronavirus

The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is under investigation by the WHO following its use being put on hold in 11 European countries. The decision was made after reports emerged of people who had recently been injected with the vaccine developing blood clots. The WHO however, has said there is no evidence to suggest the clots had anything…

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Your tri-weekly Coronavirus update (01/03/2021)

The UK government has revealed its “roadmap” for easing coronavirus restrictions. The first wave of measures easing the country out of lockdown will begin in March. Further stages will be dependant on certain conditions, such as no new variants emerging, and the vaccine roll out continuing as planned. Current targets aim for an end to…

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Climate protesting teen charged

An 18-year-old climate protestor has appeared in court, facing charges relating to an incident when he climbed a 33 metres tall crane in Norwich to hang an Extinction Rebellion flag from the top. Alex Sidney, from Dereham, Norfolk, climbed the crane in the early hours of Saturday 7th November last year. Norwich police were called…

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Coronavirus update

After the number of new coronavirus cases reached record levels in January, daily figures now appear to be showing a decline. The initial rise in cases was thought to be due to a new strain of the virus, considered more easily transmissible than previous strains. However, the latest daily figures (as of 1st February) show…

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