More than 400 figures are accused of sexually assaulting children or covering up abuse

More than 400 figures are accused of sexually assaulting children or covering up abuse amid investigation into French sports scandal Some 63 per cent of the victims were under the age of 15, data has shown Sixty people have faced criminal proceedings, the French sports ministry said More than 100 people were temporarily or permanently … Read more

Figures show 190,000 retail roles have been axed on High Street since start of first lockdown

2020 Bonmarché, the value-oriented clothing retailer, went into administration for the second time in a year on December 2, 2020. There are 226 stores and more than 1200 employees. It is owned as a separate business by Philip Day, whose EWM is also in crisis (see below). Philip Day put this company into administration a … Read more

Around 1.1MILLION Britons have ‘long Covid’, ONS figures show

Around 1.1million Brits claim to have suffered ‘long Covid’ since the pandemic began, according to the largest study of its kind. And 70,000 people say they have battled fatigue and other crippling symptoms for a over a year.  Middle-aged women who worked in healthcare, lived in deprived areas and had pre-existing conditions were most likely … Read more

Katie Price recalls being raped in a park aged 7 as she says male figures ‘have always let me down’

‘The thing that’s always been wrong in my life is men’: Katie Price recalls being raped in a park aged 7 as she says male figures ‘have always let me down’ By Rianne Addo For Mailonline Published: 09:58 BST, 29 March 2021 | Updated: 09:58 BST, 29 March 2021 Katie Price has recalled being raped … Read more

NHS Covid figures show parts of England have only vaccinated a THIRD of people aged 50-55

England’s Covid vaccine postcode lottery was laid bare again today as data revealed just a third of people aged between 50 and 54 have been inoculated in parts of the country. And three boroughs — all of which are in London — have still yet to even reach 60 per cent of everyone over the … Read more

Society has a duty to defend figures who are bullied by ‘online mob’, says Liam Fox 

JK Rowling storm ‘shows risk to free speech’: Society has a duty to defend figures who are bullied by ‘online mob’, says Liam Fox Liam Fox said free speech could be in peril unless defend figures like JK Rowling  The former cabinet minister says new technology poses risks to free speech Meanwhile the Archbishop of … Read more

Covid cases fell by 13% in England last week to 39,000, Test and Trace figures show

Covid cases fell by 14% in England last week to 39,000 even though number of swabs carried out almost DOUBLED to 5.8million, Test and Trace figures show Data for the week ending March 10 show the number of positive Covid cases tested in England fall to 39,118  The decline came despite the number of tests … Read more

Calls for quicker end to lockdown as figures show areas with no cases has doubled in a week 

One in three Britons now live in areas where Covid infections have effectively fallen to zero. The number of virus-free neighbourhoods has doubled in just a week, according to official data. Some areas have had no new infections for a month. The findings prompted calls for the lockdown to be lifted more quickly – and … Read more

Only 83% of patients suspected to have the disease were seen by a doctor in January, figures show

NHS cancer waiting times hit record high: Only 83% of patients suspected to have the disease were seen by a doctor within a fortnight during Covid’s peak in January, figures show NHS England data showed 83 per cent were seen by a specialist in two weeks But this was the lowest number since records began … Read more

One in six parents of children under five will reject the Covid vaccine, figures suggest 

One in six parents of children under five will reject the Covid vaccine as they are suspicious of inoculations, figures suggest Parents of pre-school children are among the most suspicious of Covid jabs About one in six will reject jab or have doubts, Office for National Statistic found Figures showed suspicion of the vaccine was high … Read more