Gary Lineker leads tributes to retiring Wayne Rooney after he calls time on 19-year playing career

‘One of our all-time great footballers’: Gary Lineker leads tributes to retiring Wayne Rooney after former England and Manchester United star calls time on 19-year career to take over at Derby permanently Wayne Rooney has signed a two-and-a-half year deal to become Derby boss  The move however brings to an end a spectacular end a … Read more Gary Lineker leads tributes to retiring Wayne Rooney after he calls time on 19-year playing career

Conservative MP calls for nationwide rollout of vitamin D tablets

Pictured, David Davis, MP for Haltemprice and Howden Conservative backbencher David Davis MP has called for the UK Government to distribute vitamin D supplementation to society’s most at-risk of Covid-19.   Mr Davis says Britain should follow the lead of the Spanish region of Andalusia in the south of Spain, which distributed calcifediol, a vitamin D supplement, … Read more Conservative MP calls for nationwide rollout of vitamin D tablets

Priti Patel calls for ‘action’ against food firm Chartwells behind ‘appalling’ free school meals

Priti Patel today called for the £24.8billion-earning company behind the meal parcel that sparked the school dinner scandal to be punished, declaring ‘they should be ashamed of themselves’. The Home Secretary described the food package from Compass group-owned Chartwells as an ‘appalling display’ that was ‘totally unacceptable’. A government investigation is currently underway into the meal, … Read more Priti Patel calls for ‘action’ against food firm Chartwells behind ‘appalling’ free school meals

Donald Trump refuses to resign and calls impeachment ‘a witch hunt’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied all responsibility for last week’s riot on Capitol Hill, saying his remarks to his supporters before they marched on the Capitol were ‘totally appropriate.’ In his first public remarks since Wednesday’s MAGA raid of the Capitol, the president slammed Democrats for causing ‘tremendous anger’ with their attempt to remove … Read more Donald Trump refuses to resign and calls impeachment ‘a witch hunt’

Labour leads calls for 24/7 vaccination operation in the UK

How the Government’s vaccine plan breaks down  PHASE 1 (FEB 15 TARGET) CARE HOME RESIDENTS – 300,000 CARE HOME WORKERS – 500,000 AGE 80+ – 3,300,000 HEALTHCARE WORKERS – 2,400,000 SOCIAL CARE WORKERS – 1,400,000 AGE 75-79 – 2,300,000 AGE 70-74 – 3,200,000 CLINICALLY EXTREMELY VULNERABLE (UNDER 70) – 1,200,000 PHASE 2 (SPRING) 65-69 2,900,000 … Read more Labour leads calls for 24/7 vaccination operation in the UK

Calls for an attendance cap as study reveals schools are up to 60 PER CENT full

Key workers have been told to keep their children at home after it was revealed that up to 60 per cent of schools are full despite the national lockdown. One in 10 schools had between 40 and 60 per cent of students attending during the first week of the new lockdown, according to a poll … Read more Calls for an attendance cap as study reveals schools are up to 60 PER CENT full

Prince Charles calls for ‘urgent’ action as he launches £7.3bn Earth Charter plan

The Prince of Wales today launched an ambitious £7.3billion recovery plan to right a string of ‘broken promises’ over the environment. Marking 50 years since he first began campaigning on green issues, Charles unveiled his ‘Terra Carta’, a pioneering multi-national agreement between some of the biggest firms in the world to put sustainability at the … Read more Prince Charles calls for ‘urgent’ action as he launches £7.3bn Earth Charter plan

Vaccine discuss who should be prioritised next amid calls for teachers to be at top of list

Who will be next in line for the coronavirus jab? Vaccine experts says talks are ongoing about who should be prioritised next amid calls for teachers to be at top of list Plan for who should be prioritised for vaccines must be ready by mid-February There have been increased calls for teachers and key workers … Read more Vaccine discuss who should be prioritised next amid calls for teachers to be at top of list

Oxford University college defies calls to remove statue of slave owner from its library

Oxford University college defies calls to remove statue of slave owner Christopher Codrington from its library after agreeing to change room’s name The Barbados governor bequeathed £10,000 to All Souls College upon his death A marble statue of Codrington has stood in the library since the 18th century The graduate college has reviewed its links … Read more Oxford University college defies calls to remove statue of slave owner from its library

Hospitality sector fights back against scapegoating and calls for a designated minister

The hospitality sector has shared its outrage over being unfairly scapegoated when Covid-19 infections rose last year and has called for its own designated minister. Next Monday will see parliament discuss the Seat at the Table’s campaign’s petition, after it received almost double the required signatures it needed to get it there.    The campaign has … Read more Hospitality sector fights back against scapegoating and calls for a designated minister