‘Seriously ill’ young people in current Covid admissions, expert warns

‘We have had people under 30 in intensive care,’ says Prof Adam Finn of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation

Young people are getting “seriously ill” from Covid-19, a member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has warned, as he urged them to get vaccinated.

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Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 9:47am
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Emmanuel Macron ‘pushes for Israeli inquiry’ into NSO spyware concerns

French president reportedly spoke to Naftali Bennett to ensure ‘proper investigation’ after Pegasus project

Emmanuel Macron has reportedly spoken to the Israeli prime minister, Naftali Bennett, to ensure that the Israeli government is “properly investigating” allegations that the French president could have been targeted with Israeli-made spyware by Morocco’s security services.

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Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 10:26am
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Record-Breaking Flooding In China Has Left Over One Million People Displaced

Flooding continues to devastate the city of Zhengzhou in the central Chinese province of Henan, where thousands remain stranded without power or food.

(Image credit: Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images)

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Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 7:42am
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Olympic And Paralympic Moms Face Big Obstacles To Compete. They're Demanding Change

Scores of mothers competing in the Olympics and Paralympics are speaking out about the challenges they face as working mothers in sports. Some are using their platform to make a change.

(Image credit: Getty Images)

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Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 7:33am
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Tennessee man died from heart attack after ‘Swatting’ over Twitter handle

Man pleads guilty to conspiracy after British caller sent heavily armed police to the house of Mark Herring, 60

A 60-year-old man in Tennessee had a heart attack and died after being “Swatted” over control of a Twitter handle.

Related: The terror of swatting: how the law is tracking down high-tech prank callers

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Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 8:08am
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Drunk swimming a growing danger in the Lake District

After 40 UK drownings in July, national park says TikTok and Instagram are leading visitors to isolated party spots

Drunk swimming is becoming an “increasing challenge” in the Lake District this summer, a national park spokesman has said, as visitors try to replicate boozy foreign holidays at home.

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Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 9:12am
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Fears for Covid vaccine drive if second doses clash with boosters

Risk that low take-up by young will lead to crunch as older people get third shot

Health experts have warned the government that it needs to increase efforts to ensure more young adults are vaccinated against Covid-19 – as a matter of urgency.

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Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 3:15am
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Departures at high-profile Barcelona museum provoke anger in art world

Hundreds sign petition after the jobs of Tanya Barson and Pablo Martínez, two senior figures at Macba, are axed

A row has broken out in the international art world over the departures of Tanya Barson, the English curator, and Pablo Martínez, the head of programmes, from the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Macba).

The pair departed on 16 July, the day after Elvira Dyangani Ose, the director of the Showroom in London, was appointed as the museum’s new director.

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Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 7:30am
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