A MAJOR rise in Covid cases has pushed infection rates near to the peak levels of January.
One in 60 people in England tested positive in the week to October 9, the Office for National Statistics found. This was up from one in 70 the previous week, and one in 85 a fortnight earlier.
In Wales it was even worse, with rates at their highest ever with one in 45 positive last week.
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William's tragic flights as a 999 pilot
THE Duke of Cambridge has revealed incidents with children "really affected" him when he was an air ambulance pilot.
Tory blames female Dr for male crimes
A TORY MP said rising levels of crime committed by men was linked to actresses taking top roles in Doctor Who, Ghostbusters and Star Wars.
THE BATTLE TO BLOCK ‘WORST VARIANT YET'
New South African strain 'could evade vaccine
Blair backing Keir for No 10
TONY Blair today offers a ringing endorsement of Keir Starmer's chances of reaching No10.
50,000 missed cancer cases
True treatment backlog yet to hit the NHS, says charity
Richard's early flare for fame
Scarlett: Madeley's not aged in 40 yrs
Ronaldo's two up front
Star protected by ex special forces twins
The right support can make all the difference to people such as Hassan
I WAS honoured to tell Hassan Alkhawam that he was to be The Prince's Trust Young Achiever of the Year at The Daily Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards.
Combat evil with good
Pope's message at terror attack MP's funeral
Movie icon Gina at war with son for £35m Lolly
Star hires mafia-busting lawyer
DREAMER OF DREAMS!
Timothée’s Golden Ticket
UK ENERGY CRISIS: GOVT IN CO2 DEAL TO AVERT FOOD SHORTAGES
The British government agreed to support an American-owned firm that produces much of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide, a deal designed to avert shortages of meat, poultry and packaged foods amid a crisis triggered by soaring energy costs.
BARBRA & CHARLES THE WAY THEY WERE
Streisand reveals smitten prince sent flowers from his own garden
Elizabethan Gems; Literal and Literary
The Sleeping Pilot
IN JULY OF 1943, it was the same as now: sunshine was a treasured commodity in Oxfordshire, England. So, even in the middle of a war, when the sun came out and the guns were quiet, young men would do the natural thing and enjoy it in the most natural of ways: with an afternoon nap. The war be damned.
Q Where do personal preferences come from? For example, I like hard rock music. Why am I that social outcast who runs screaming into the bathroom at school dances when everyone else is singing along? —Kate, age 13, Ohio
LUXURY CAR BRAND JAGUAR TO GO ALL-ELECTRIC BY 2025
Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said this week as it outlined a plan to phase out internal combustion engines.
FREAKED-OUT CRUISE TAKES CONTROL!
Gets COVID-proof movie set after wild virus rant
Assassin's Creed Valhalla (for PC): Another Winner
The Assassin’s Creed series has taken us to numerous historical settings since its 2007 debut, including Ancient Greece, Renaissance Italy, and Revolutionary War-era America. The newest installment, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, details the Viking invasion of 9th Century England from the perspective of history’s most notorious raiders. Though Valhalla doesn’t introduce anything wholly new to the series, it’s an excellent PC game that follows in the footsteps of its equally exceptional predecessors, Origins and Odyssey.
A Light From Within
The only one who’d ever been afraid of me was me. Then came Bronwen