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Alcohol deaths highest for 20 years in England and Wales, new data shows
Alcohol misuse killed more people last year in England and Wales than in any of the previous 20 years, according to official data.
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Who's getting jabbed among the over-50s? Here are the latest COVID vaccine stats
New figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed the take-up of first dose COVID jabs among over-50s in England.
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Rottweiler has surgery after eating 30 of his owner's PPE gloves
A dog's secret habit of eating his owner’s PPE during the coronavirus pandemic was revealed after vets discovered that the hungry canine had managed to help himself to 30 gloves.
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Bank of England sees speedier COVID recovery ahead but holds interest rates
The Bank of England has upgraded its growth forecast for the coronavirus-hit UK economy and signalled it will not raise interest rates in the near term - despite seeing a looming spike in inflation ahead.
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Take your own pencil! COVID rules in place for voting in 'Super Thursday' elections
The polls have opened for the UK's biggest set of elections outside a general election in almost 50 years - and you'll need to bring your own pencil.
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Long COVID clinics may be needed beyond April next year
The doctor in charge of NHS England's response to Long COVID has told Sky News that specialist clinics to treat the condition may be needed for "much longer" than current funding allows.
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