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Call the Midwife's Helen George says she can't wait to finally kiss co-star Olly Rix after being prevented by Covid-19 restrictions
The actress, 37, plays Trixie in the series, who recently found love with Matthew Aylward played by Olly.
Sharon Osbourne, 69, cuts a typically glamorous figure as she arrives back in London - three weeks after revealing she had caught Covid from husband Ozzy, 73
The Talk UK host, 69, wore a black blazer over a black shirt, which she paired with a jewelled necklace and silver earrings.
Tucker Carlson slams Kamala Harris as a 'low IQ wine mom' who is a 'dyslexic poet' after her latest word salad speech
Tucker Carlson took a shot at Kamala Harris for a recent gaffe-filled speech, calling the vice president a 'low IQ wine mom.'
Black single mother teaching assistant who was banned from WFH during Covid-19 pandemic wins race discrimination case after less-qualified white colleague was allowed to
Abi Balogun showed Cubitt Town Infants' School (pictured) in London a letter saying that her young son who was battling cancer and vulnerable should shield at home during pandemic.
Sadiq Khan accused of political meddling as London mayor prompts Tory fury by demanding Met Police boss gives 'detailed explanation' of Scotland Yard decisions over Partygate
The Labour politician inserted himself into the row over Covid lockdown breaches in Downing Street by writing to the Met Police's acting boss, Sir Stephen House.
Pixie Lott flashes her abs in a bridal white co-ord and dons a veil at a bridesmaids dress fitting ahead of nuptials to Oliver Cheshire
The singer, 31, flaunted her toned figure in a crop top that featured chiffon puffy sleeves and was teamed with high-waisted wide-leg trousers.
The US birth rate increased for the first time in seven years in 2021 - even as teen pregnancy fell 6%, CDC reveals
The number of American births increased by 1% in 2021, the first increase in seven years. In total, the nation recorded 3,659,289 births in 2021, or 56.6 for every 1,000 women in the country.
Strictly Come Dancing says cha-cha-ciao to COVID as bosses prepare to ditch plastic barriers, bring back studio audience and return to Blackpool after two year absence
The BBC show implemented a string of new guidelines, among them social bubbles, no studio audience and protective safety panels as the coronavirus pandemic paralyzed the UK in 2020.
Company manager invented claims she's been sexually harassed after being accused her for breaking Covid rules by leaving mask at her desk, tribunal hears
Natasha Woolley claimed Stephen Apsey had massaged her and made lewd comments after she had been accused of Covid rule breaking a transport services company in south Wales
Rule-breaking college with no social distancing is first in Britain to be found to have broken Covid laws after teacher died with virus - as video emerges of staff singing 'It's Raining Men' at illegal Christmas karaoke bash while she lay sick in bed
Donna Coleman, 42, had her life support machine switched off in January last year after catching coronavirus having felt forced to return to Burnley College.
Jake Tapper tests positive for COVID at network's D.C. bureau but STAYS to film his show discussing America's millionth death from the virus - leaving coworkers furious
Tapper, 53, got his positive test at the network's Washington bureau on Monday, May 9, just ahead of his usual show at 4 p.m.
Fears Covid data may be USELESS in Australia as nation hits highest per capita rate of infections in the world
Pathologists across Australia are concerned people aren't properly reporting their Covid-19 positive rapid antigen tests.
U.S. Army reports 97% immunization rate and discharges 669 soldiers for being unvaccinated, while three Air Force Academy cadets who refused Covid vax are denied military officer commissions and may be forced to repay the cost of their tuitions
Nearly every soldier in the U.S. Army - 97 percent - is fully immunized against Covid-19, bringing the service to almost full compliance with the Department of Defense vaccine mandate
College is first in Britain to be found to have broken health and safety laws during Covid pandemic after teacher, 42, who was 'scared' of coming into work died from virus
A college where teacher Donna Coleman (pictured), 42, died of Covid-19 has become the first education sector employer in Great Britain found to have to breached health & safety laws during the pandemic.
Conspiracy theories swirl in China that monkeypox was deliberately leaked by the UNITED STATES - following widespread misinformation over Covid-19
Chinese state media has accused the United States of intentionally spreading Covid-19, which originated in China, but has so far held back from taking the same approach with monkeypox.
Kim Jong Un-dertaker: Bare-faced North Korean leader carries the coffin during funeral of close advisor as those around him wear Covid masks
State media said Hyon Chol Hae, a Korean People's Army marshal, died of multiple organ failure as the country maintained the claim that its suspected coronavirus outbreak is subsiding.
Flu jabs for FREE: Annastacia Palaszczuk takes drastic measures to stop winter spike in influenza case numbers
Annastcia Palaszczuk has announced flu vaccines will be free for all Queenslanders from Tuesday as cases steeply rise before the usual winter wave.
Border Patrol is STILL 'all hands on deck' for Monday amid fears of an influx of migrants despite federal judge stopping the Biden administration from ending Title 42
Even though Title 42 is no longer ending on Monday, May 22, Border Patrol is still 'all hands on deck' as agents prepare for an influx of migrants at the border in the next few weeks.
Red Power Ranger Austin St. John, 47, is busted for $3.5million COVID relief investment scam along with 18 others - including ringleader nicknamed 'Tank'
Jason Geiger, 47, played the red Power Ranger under the stage name Austin St. John. He was arrested in Texas on Tuesday - one of 19 people accused of COVID loan fraud.
Samantha Jade reveals heartbreak over calling off her wedding to ex-Sony Music executive Pat Handlin: 'It was horrendous'
Pop star Samantha Jade has described the anguish of having to reschedule her wedding three times due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The good, the bad and the funny! From Mo Salah's wonder strike against Man City to Thomas Frank's miracle with Brentford and awful jerk chicken at Arsenal... Sportsmail's writers choose the best, worst and most amusing moments of the season
A sensational Premier League campaign full of thrills, spills and final-day drama concluded on Sunday with Manchester City winning the title instead of Liverpool and plenty more besides.
Three USAF cadets who refuse COVID-19 vaccine will NOT be commissioned as military officers but will graduate with bachelor's degrees - as fourth gets jab at last minute to make the cut
A decision on whether to require the three to reimburse the United States for education costs in lieu of service will be made by the secretary of the Air Force.
Manchester remembers victims of Arena terror attack five years on: Mayor Andy Burnham leads tributes to mark anniversary of the bombing that left 22 dead
Survivors of the Manchester Arena terror attack and Mayor Andy Burnham were among those marking the fifth anniversary of the tragedy before running a 10km race through the city today.
'Another blow for the British boozer': Council health and safety inspectors urge pubgoers not to bring their own tankards and use fresh glasses instead to stop contamination of tap nozzles
Many an ale lover enjoys drinking from their own glass or tankard at the pub. But the common practice of refilling glasses is falling foul of Covid concerns.
Inside the Greens' plan to radically change Australia after securing 'best result ever': Legal weed, petrol car bans and slashing defence spending
The Greens are declaring a 'Greens-slide' in the lower house as the party remains on track for a historic electoral win.
Corrie's Alison King 'splits' from her fiancé David Stuckey as they 'ended up growing apart'... after their Greek wedding was cancelled by Covid
The soap star, 49, had planned to exchange vows with the IT consultant, 40, in Greece before coronavirus restrictions forced them to cancel their May 2020 ceremony with just weeks to go.
Now Pauline Hanson is in election trouble and may LOSE her Queensland Senate seat - and the GREENS may win it in the ultimate insult
Pauline Hanson's party is trailing behind the Queensland Greens candidate Penny Allman-Payne for the race to the Senate.
European restaurants struggle to fill thousands of vacancies for waiters and cooks - as French hospitality bosses blame Macron's furlough scheme that saw workers sit at home on FULL PAY
France has an estimated 250,000 vacancies in restaurants and cafes, with businesses warning they are ill prepared for an influx of tourists in the summer now that Covid-19 restrictions have lifted.
Red hot property market shows signs of COOLING, realtors say: April pre-owned home sales drop 2.4% - a THIRD month of decline - despite the average house price rising for the 122nd consecutive month to $391,200
Sales of pre-owned homes fell by 2.4 per cent from March to April, falling to their lowest level since the Covid-19 sales slump in June 2020, a national realtors' group said this week.
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: To be honest, I'm not surprised to have succumbed, because the most recent Covid variant, Omicron, is the fastest-spreading virus in human history.
Dance is the greatest medicine! Expert says that doing a jive every day can reduce anxiety, help manage chronic pain and even boost the quality of life of Alzheimer's patients
Dancing can reduce a person's levels of anxiety, along with providing other clinical benefits. A study from last year found that dancing can even help reduce symptoms of schizophrenia.
Sunderland's Wembley curse still needs to be buried for supporters and former players given last year's win was behind closed doors… they have the chance to do so against Wycombe in League One play-off final
In the wake of the club's 1973 FA Cup win over Leeds - when Bob Stokoe's second tier underdogs beat the holders 1-0 - the Black Cats lost their next eight at the stadium.
Nationwide 30% spike in homicide rates in 2020 was WORSE in Democrat-leaning counties and had nothing to do with gun sales, new analysis reveals
An analysis by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, a conservative think tank, bolsters champions of law and order and undermines calls from campaigners to 'defund the police'.
Southampton's women are one step away from the Championship... and Marieanne Spacey-Cale is hoping to lead them there in a play-off that will be televised for the first time
INTERVIEW BY KATHRYN BATTE: The club applied to join the second tier by at the same time as Manchester United. The Red Devils' bid was accepted but the Saints' was not.
'I'm ready to get back on the road': Elton John, 74, reveals he is returning to his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour after a 'restful break at home'
The singer, 74, took to Instagram on Friday to reveal he will take to the stage once again after having a 'restful break at home.'
Health chiefs declare two new Covid 'variants of concern' - but experts say there is NO reason to panic
Only a small number of cases of Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 have been identified so far, but analysis of the available data suggests they are likely to have a 'growth advantage' over BA.2.
Rocker Jimmy Barnes gives fans a health update after being forced to postpone tour dates following positive Covid test
Jimmy Barnes has given fans an update on his health after testing positive to Covid-19.
CDC says children aged 5 to 11 SHOULD get Pfizer's Covid booster vaccine despite expert warning there is 'no evidence' it's needed - as cases rise 100,000 for first time since February
The CDC has endorsed Pfizer's COVID booster shot for kids ages five to 11. The agency also recommended a second booster shot for immunocompromised people and those over 50.
Election CHAOS as officials scramble to let 200,000 Aussies with Covid vote after planning to lock them out for catching the virus
The issue surrounds AEC voting rules for people who tested positive to the virus since last Saturday.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams REJECTS health department guidance to reinstate a mask mandate days after the Big Apple moved to a 'high' Covid alert
New York City Mayor Eric Adams said that he will not reinstate the city's mask mandate. arlier this week, health officials move the city's Covid risk level up to 'high'.
'An apology is not enough': Angry Brits who lost loved ones and made sacrifices during Covid say Boris Johnson has 'nothing left to hide behind' and should still RESIGN now despite escaping Partygate probe with just one fine
Britons who shielded or lost loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic have today declared that Boris Johnson 'must go', following the conclusion of the Met's Partygate investigation.
There is 'no evidence' 5 to 11-year-olds need a booster vaccine, expert says, as CDC considers rolling out shots to the age group - while US Covid cases jump to 100,000 per for first time since February
Dr Monica Gandhi, an infectious diseases scientist, said there were no studies showing the extra jab lowered children's risk of symptomatic infection.
EasyJet expects to fly 97% of its pre-pandemic schedule by July as bookings rise 6% above 2019 levels following surge in demand for air travel
EasyJet says 'pent up demand' from passengers who have been unable or unwilling to travel during the pandemic are booking more tickets allowing the airline to increase service levels.
Thousands of voters may be prevented from casting a vote in the Federal election because of a loophole barring them from using other options such as postal or phone voting.
Scott Morrison exposes astonishing data highlighting what's REALLY causing coronavirus deaths in Australia: 'It does not mean that they passed away because of Covid'
The Prime Minister was questioned about the jump in the lives lost related to Covid this year, with more than 5,000 deaths already.
Biden's Health Secretary Xavier Becerra is latest cabinet secretary to test POSITIVE for COVID during trip to the G7 health summit in Germany
President Joe Biden's top health official tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, the latest member of his Cabinet to be infected with the virus.
IAN LADYMAN: Fans on the field with flares and smoke bombs, assaulting players and stewards. This isn't just unbridled joy or high spirits. It's HOOLIGANISM in its rawest form
Football, the country's national sport, continued to function during large parts of the Covid-19 pandemic that caused us all varying degrees of suffering as recently as last year.
Ashley Biden tests positive for COVID and is forced to withdraw for a second time from an international trip with Jill Biden as first lady heads to Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica
Ashley Biden tested positive for COVID-19, the first lady's office said Wednesday, which will prevent the first daughter from traveling with her mother to Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica.
One-third of Americans say that the COVID-19 pandemic is OVER as they return to activities like eating out and going shopping even as cases rise nationwide: Deaths from the virus fall 35% over the past week
Nearly one in three Americans believe that the COVID-19 pandemic is over, an Axios/Ipsos survey finds, as the march towards normal life continues.
More than two thirds of CEOs think Fed's war on inflation will trigger a recession - and one in 10 fears a severe 'hard-landing' slump, new poll reveals
More than two-thirds of CEOs think that the Federal Reserve's attempts to quell inflation will lead inflation will lead to a recession, with one in 10 fearing a 'hard-landing,' according to a new poll.
Dog owner is left with £8,500 vet bill after his lurcher Juno escaped from unlicensed dog sitter and was found next to train track with serious burn injuries
Alex Marshall, from Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales has warned fellow dog owners against using unlicenced kennels after his pet Juno escaped and suffered major injuries on a railway track.
Aussie PM does a Boris and sends a young child flying while playing football - then jokes he's 'a bit of a bulldozer'
Mr Morrison was visiting the Devonport Strikers Soccer Club when he flattened a boy after a tackle - drawing comparison with British PM Boris Johnson who did the same seven years ago
Draconian Covid rules are FINALLY dropped in Tasmania after more than two years - here's how the state is getting back to normal
Tasmanians will have their density and capacity limits taken away on Saturday after more than two long years since the Covid restrictions were slapped into place
Awkward moment Scott Morrison accidentally bowls over a child during a soccer game on the campaign trail before grabbing him in a bear hug
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has bowled over a child during a soccer match while on the campaign trail.
'Smart people don't get offended': Ricky Gervais defends joking about AIDS, cancer and Hitler in Netflix special SuperNature - and tells Colbert he WANTS to get canceled
The 60-year-old English comedian doesn't hold back in SuperNature, but insisted that 'smart' people won't get offended as they will understand the 'irony'.
Joe Rogan ruthlessly mocks the Australian government and calls them 'f***ing creeps' while sharing a ridiculous fake news story about the country
Podcaster Joe Rogan ranted after sharing a fake news story that an Australian state government was set to pass a law banning residents from growing their own food.
Leading Australian researcher set to partner with Moderna to create new generation of vaccines to combat malaria, hepatitis C and Covid-19
Victorian research organisation The Burnet Institute to partner with Moderna to create new vaccines for a range of infectious diseases.
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins was 'tired of the whole game' and weary of touring schedule ahead of his death at 50
Multiple sources spoke to Rolling Stone more than a month after the veteran musician was found dead in a hotel in Colombia March 25.
Dan Andrews hands out more than 50,000 fines to Victorians breaching his hated Covid-19 rules - but most still haven't been paid
More than 50,000 fines have been handed to Victorians for breaching COVID-19 restrictions.
Jimmy Kimmel reveals John Mulaney and Andy Samberg will fill in for him on his late night show after he contracted COVID-19 again... two weeks after his family came down with the virus
Jimmy Kimmel announced he tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time on Tuesday, two weeks after members of his family contracted the virus.
Meet the glamorous United Australia Party candidate 'fighting for freedom' after she was stood down from her teaching job for refusing a Covid-19 vaccine - and what she wants for Australia
Juanita Paterson, 23, joined the United Australia Party.to 'fight for freedom' after she refused to comply with a vaccine mandate as a teacher in Victoria.
How the Greens are promising to pay Aussies $20k to help protect their homes against climate change if they hold the balance of power after the election
The federal Greens have announced flood resilience grants of up to $20,000 for homeowners as part of a major election policy.
Australia's newest coronavirus dictator: 'Power hungry' South Australian Labor premier introduces $75k fines and prison time for those who break tough Covid rules
Anyone found breaching Covid rules in South Australia could be punished with two years jail as harsh new laws are set to sail through state parliament this week.
Scott Morrison calls for no more lockdowns and mask mandates even if a new variant of Covid-19 emerges - so what would Anthony Albanese do?
The Prime Minister ruled out holding daily press conferences about the virus and said he didn't want Aussies living in fear of further lockdowns if he wins the election.
Dua Lipa takes to the stage in a striking hot pink catsuit and matching gloves as her Future Nostalgia tour continues in Amsterdam
The pop singer, 26, exuded confidence in the lace one-piece as she belted out a string of her hits, including New Rules, Levitating and her Calvin Harris collaboration One Kiss.
REVEALED: How YOU are paying for migrants to take charter flights: Secret taxpayer-funded trips costing tens of thousands of dollars ferry asylum seekers from border to inland cities ahead of Title 42 rush next week
The federal government is transporting migrants to various U.S. cities on private charter flights funded with taxpayer dollars. Regional leaders claim they were unaware of the flights.
Homeless 'arsonist' who 'burned down Fox News' Christmas tree in NYC' flips the bird at cameras as he appears in court where he fails to reach plea deal agreement
Craig Tamanaha, 49, and his defense failed to reach a plea agreement with the Manhattan District Attorney's office in court on Tuesday, setting up a deposition hearing scheduled on June 10.
Joe Rogan is widely mocked for getting duped by fake story claiming Australians are being banned from growing their own food - before rant is fact checked live on air by his own producer
Rogan, 54, has been criticized in the past for repeating COVID-19 misinformation and conspiracy theories.
Virulent anti-vaxxer Eric Clapton, 76, who branded COVID vaccine rollout as 'mass formation hypnosis' falls sick with the virus and is forced to cancel shows
Eric Clapton, who claimed he had severe side effects from the vaccine, has cancelled shows in Zurich and Milan after contracting Covid while performing at the Royal Albert Hall earlier this month.
Apple delays plan to make staff return to its California HQ three days a week INDEFINITELY due to latest COVID surge weeks after disgruntled boss resigned because he wanted to WFH
Apple has delayed plans to bring workers back to the office three days a week following the resignation of a boss who quit over the requirement.
Hugs for Sophie! Countess of Wessex is radiant in a pink dress as she meets excited children on a visit to an Oxfordshire community centre
The Countess of Wessex, 57, donned a vibrant hot pink dress to visit the school and community centre where she bonded with pupils and locals before planting a tree to mark the occasion.
Karine Jean-Pierre says Biden STILL does not have a decision on whether to cancel up to $10,000 in student loan debt - almost a fortnight after he said he would make a decision 'in a couple of weeks'
President Joe Biden still doesn't have action announced on student loan forgiveness despite claiming two weeks ago that he would make a decision 'in a couple of weeks.'
From cockpit to cover! Top Gun: Maverick pilots Glen Powell, Danny Ramirez and Jay Ellis join forces during a photoshoot for Men's Health
With the anticipated sequel to the 1986 original a mere ten days away from hitting cinemas, stars Glen Powell, Danny Ramirez and Jay Ellis have joined forces for Men's Health.
NYC enters 'high' Covid alert level as hospitalizations jump 19% and cases rise 28%: City health chief recommends masks for ALL people over the age of two but does not mandate them
New York City has transitioned into a 'high' Covid alert level as both hospitalizations and cases have risen in recent weeks. Covid cases have reached 4,000 per day, a 50% jump.
Nearly a THIRD of the 1 million Covid deaths in America over the past two years could have been prevented with vaccines, report finds: Daily deaths fall 43%, even as cases jump 19%
The United States eclipsed the grim milestone of one million COVID-19 deaths last week, the first country to reach the mark, and a new study finds that a large portion of these deaths could have been prevented by the vaccines.
FDA approves COVID-19 booster shots for children five to 11 years old, despite limited risk faced by children from the virus
Officials green-lighted the shots for the age group, saying they would give them 'continued protection against Covid'. They are available from five months after the second jab.
Gary Neville insists Arsenal's request to postpone the north London derby 'COST' the Gunners in their bid to qualify for the Champions League with rivals Tottenham now in the driving seat to finish in the top four
Arsenal's 3-0 defeat to Tottenham last week had originally been scheduled to take place on January 16 - before their request for the game to be postponed was granted by the Premier League.
Thousands of Australians admit they kept showing up to work despite having Covid symptoms because they couldn't afford to take time off
About 20 per cent of Australians admit they risked working while having Covid-19 symptoms to make ends meet, according to a new survey.
Restaurant owner who did not receive a SINGLE applicant to his offer of $13,000 in flights and accommodation warns backpackers will never come back to Australia because the country's reputation is damaged by Covid lockdowns
Melbourne restaurateur Liam Ganley warns that Australia's backpacker workforce is not returning in large numbers because of their experience during the country's multiple Covid-19 lockdowns.