Water in a key California reservoir will fall so low this summer that its hydroelectric power plant will be forced to shut down for the first time, officials said Thursday, straining the state’s already-taxed electric grid.
Researchers warn some cancer patients will die as a result of widespread suspension of normal NHS care
Hospitals in England and Wales undertook almost 1.6m fewer operations last year because of the pandemic, including on people who needed emergency and urgent surgery, a study shows.
People with cancer will die as a result of having to wait for care while the delays will leave other patients less likely to improve after treatment, the researchers say.
The pandemic and Brexit hit exports in the first three months of the year, says the Food and Drink Federation.
The latest four-week delay to unlocking restrictions has pushed an additional 5,000 gigs into doubt.
There were 1.5 million fewer procedures in 2020 than expected, a study in England and Wales suggests.
The centre will shape the Duchess of Cambridge’s future focus as a senior royal, an aide says.
Everyone aged 18 and over in the country can now make an appointment for their first vaccination.
Formal consultation, overseen by John Whittingdale, to be reportedly launched within weeks
Channel 4 could be sold off as soon as next year, with the government planning to launch a formal consultation into the broadcaster’s privatisation within weeks.
Last month, the culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, confirmed it may move to privatise Channel 4 by the end of the current parliament to “provide a sustainable future for the broadcaster”, but on Thursday the Financial Times reported that a decision could be made by the end of this year.