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Students returning home for Christmas caused thousands of Covid infections, study suggests

<p>A student holds a swab which is part of a lateral flow test at Swansea University</p>

Students returning home for Christmas caused thousands of Covid infections, study suggests Students returning home for Christmas caused thousands of Covid infections, study suggests T he return of university students to their homes over Christmas may have caused thousands of extra coronavirus infections, modelling suggests. Mathematicians at Cardiff University found that coronavirus-infected students returning home from university over the festive …

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More than 40 people tested positive after Christmas services at a church in Massachusetts.

More than 40 people tested positive after Christmas services at a church in Massachusetts.

More than 40 people tested positive after Christmas services at a church in Massachusetts. More than 40 people tested positive after Christmas services at a church in Massachusetts. Genesis Community Church, outside of Boston, thought it was taking all the right safety precautions for its Christmas services: requiring an R.S.V.P. in case contact tracing was needed, limiting capacity and requiring …

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Jeremy Clarkson feared he would ‘die alone’ over Christmas from Covid-19

Jeremy Clarkson feared he would ‘die alone’ over Christmas from Covid-19

Jeremy Clarkson feared he would ‘die alone’ over Christmas from Covid-19 Jeremy Clarkson feared he would ‘die alone’ over Christmas from Covid-19 Jeremy Clarkson has revealed he feared he would die on his “own in a lonely plastic tent” of Covid-19 over Christmas. The Grand Tour host wrote about his “scary” experience of the illness in his Sunday Times column, …

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George Michael’s family ‘overjoyed’ that Wham! song ‘Last Christmas’ has reached No 1

George Michael’s family ‘overjoyed’ that Wham! song ‘Last Christmas’ has reached No 1

George Michael’s family ‘overjoyed’ that Wham! song ‘Last Christmas’ has reached No 1 George Michael’s family ‘overjoyed’ that Wham! song ‘Last Christmas’ has reached No 1 George Michael’s family have expressed delight at the news of Wham! classic “Last Christmas” reaching No 1 in the charts. The 1984 hit, by Michael and Andrew Ridgeley, has topped the UK singles chart …

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Two New Mexico megachurches fined $10,000 each for packed Christmas services that violated Covid measures

Two New Mexico megachurches fined $10,000 each for packed Christmas services that violated Covid measures

Two New Mexico megachurches fined $10,000 each for packed Christmas services that violated Covid measures Two New Mexico megachurches fined $10,000 each for packed Christmas services that violated Covid measures Legacy Church and Calvary Church in Albuquerque were sent notices by New Mexico’s Health Department on Monday, which informed them of their $10,000 fines. The churches have been fined $5,000 …

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Not Going Out Christmas special brings viewers to tears with posthumous Bobby Ball appearance

Not Going Out Christmas special brings viewers to tears with posthumous Bobby Ball appearance

Not Going Out Christmas special brings viewers to tears with posthumous Bobby Ball appearance Not Going Out Christmas special brings viewers to tears with posthumous Bobby Ball appearance Fans of the long-running BBC sitcom Not Going Out have reacted to Bobby Ball’s appearance in the show’s new Christmas special. Ball, the comedian best known as half of the double act …

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The Queen’s speech tops Christmas Day TV ratings

The Queen’s speech tops Christmas Day TV ratings

The Queen’s speech tops Christmas Day TV ratings The Queen’s speech tops Christmas Day TV ratings As around 40 per cent of the UK goes into Tier 4 of lockdown measures amid the coronavirus pandemic, the monarch said she believed it had brought everyone closer, despite hardships. “Remarkably, a year that has necessarily kept people apart has, in many ways, …

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1895: Wretched Weather Mars Christmas in London

1895: Wretched Weather Mars Christmas in London

1895: Wretched Weather Mars Christmas in London 1895: Wretched Weather Mars Christmas in London Credit…International Herald Tribune [BY THE HERALD’S SPECIAL WIRE.] LONDON, Dec. 26. — At the best, London is a dull and desolate city in which to spend Christmas Day, but yesterday the weather was successful in giving the town a specially wretched appearance. The streets, after the …

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Donald Trump announces he made Christmas speech to deployed troops but ‘fake news’ wasn’t invited

Donald Trump announces he made Christmas speech to deployed troops but ‘fake news’ wasn’t invited

Donald Trump announces he made Christmas speech to deployed troops but ‘fake news’ wasn’t invited Donald Trump announces he made Christmas speech to deployed troops but ‘fake news’ wasn’t invited Donald Trump said he was making a Christmas Day speech to US troops overseas but that “Fake News” was not invited. “Going now to make a short speech to service …

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Pope Francis Makes Christmas Appeal for Nations to Share Covid-19 Vaccines

Pope Francis Makes Christmas Appeal for Nations to Share Covid-19 Vaccines

Pope Francis Makes Christmas Appeal for Nations to Share Covid-19 Vaccines Pope Francis Makes Christmas Appeal for Nations to Share Covid-19 Vaccines ROME — Pope Francis on Friday called on world leaders, businesses and international organizations to help ensure that the most vulnerable and needy have access to newly developed coronavirus vaccines. Instead of speaking to the tens of thousands …

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