UK’s Covid cases fall 13% in a week to 32,651 (even with two days of figures from Scotland)

Britain’s daily Covid cases and hospitalisations dropped today, official figures showed — but deaths rose by a fifth in a week. Department of Health statistics showed another 32,651 infections were recorded in the past 24 hours, down 13 per cent from last Friday. Today’s figures included two days worth of data for Scotland, which did … Read more

Prince William announces 15 finalists of his ambitious Earthshot Prize

The Duke of Cambridge has announced the inaugural 15 finalists of his ambitious Earthshot Prize. Prince William revealed the finalists’ names on his project’s YouTube channel on Friday. Among the finalists are a teenager from India who has designed a solar-powered ironing cart, the nation of Costa Rica, which has pioneered a project paying local … Read more

Piers Morgan raises a glass to Prince Harry & Meg after they ‘celebrated his GMB departure’

A-LIST INFLUENCE Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams also thinks Meghan’s string of celebrity pals also impacted the call to make her the Time’s cover girl. “The reason I suspect is that they’re close to the Clinton’s, they’re close to the Obama’s, to Oprah, George Clooney, Serena Williams,” he said. “The facts are that these are valuable … Read more

County Health Officer Supports COVID Vaccination Requirement In West Contra Costa Unified Schools – CBS San Francisco

RICHMOND (CBS SF) — Contra Costa County Health officer Dr. Chris Farnitano added his voice Friday to those supporting a proposal that all eligible students, teachers and staff in the West Contra Costa Unified School District be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination. School board members Demetrio Gonzalez-Hoy and Otheree Christian say they … Read more

10 of the best stocking filler ideas for Christmas 2021

For both the young and young-at-heart, opening stocking filler presents is arguably the best part of Christmas morning. Filled with trinkets, toys, chocolate and – if you’re lucky – a tangerine, stockings can be more exciting than Christmas dinner and bigger presents combined. But what to fill them with?  We’ve rounded up something for everyone … Read more

Wall Street Journal: Milley defends calls to China during Trump presidency as ‘perfectly’ within his duties

“These are routine calls in order to discuss issues of the day, to reassure both allies and adversaries in this case, in order to ensure strategic stability,” Milley told reporters traveling with him on a military jet, the newspaper reported. Milley made two backchannel calls to China’s top general, Li Zuocheng, that were revealed in … Read more

Here’s A List Of Weekend Construction In Metro Detroit – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Transportation released a list of construction happening in Metro Detroit this weekend.   READ MORE: Pilot Safely Lands Plane In Livingston Co After Engine Woes I-75: Wayne – NB I-75, McNichols/6 Mile to 8 Mile, 1 LANE OPEN, 3 closed intermittently, Fri 9 am-3 pm. Wayne – NB … Read more