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WA premier virus scare, 189 new cases | Liverpool City Champion

The premier of Western Australia has narrowly avoided having to self-quarantine as the state reports another record tally of 177 new local cases. The new infections bring the number of active cases to 574 but none are currently hospitalized. WA Health also reported 12 travel-related cases on Thursday and said …

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Workers self-isolate as Omicron hits WA mines | Liverpool City Champion

A growing outbreak of Omicron threatens to throw Western Australia’s lucrative mining sector into chaos amid renewed calls for the state to reopen its borders. Twelve new local cases emerged on Monday, including seven linked to a cluster of Perth nightclubs. A further 42 infections were reported over the weekend. …

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Nightclubs and bar orders return as Covid restrictions ease

Dancers in a nightclub Monday’s easing of the latest restrictions put in place in response to the Omicron variant marks a “very significant moment of progress” in the fight against the virus, John Swinney said. Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced last week that nightclubs could reopen, while caps on indoor …

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Scottish nightclubs will reopen and bar service will resume as restrictions ease

Bar service is due to resume at pubs and clubs across Scotland after the Prime Minister announced restrictions were eased. Measures such as social distancing between groups in venues, mandatory table service and attendance limits for live indoor events – 100 at indoor standing events and 200 at seated events …

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£142 drinks fridge for ‘wine hour Fridays’: new party claims breaking the rules at number 10 every week

Boris Johnson faces yet more claims of parties breaking the rules in Downing Street tonight. The Prime Minister is said to have seen staff socialize indoors at ‘wine Friday’ events held every WEEK. Sources said to the mirror that the Prime Minister encouraged his aides to ‘let off steam’ despite …

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What drinks would Tory MPs bring to a Downing Street BYOB party?

Yesterday it was revealed that a senior civil servant hosted an aperitif in the Downing Street garden while the rest of the country was under strict lockdown rules. A leaked email obtained by ITV News was sent by Boris Johnson’s principal private secretary, Martin Reynolds, to more than 100 staff …

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Bride-to-be kisses strangers and shares drinks to ‘try to catch Covid’ so it doesn’t ruin her wedding

Woman tries to catch Covid so she doesn’t ruin her marriage Highlights The woman kissed strangers and shared drinks with other revelers She was ‘trying to catch Covid’ so it wouldn’t interrupt her marriage “Catch Covid, not feelings,” she captioned the video A bride-to-be has claimed she is doing everything …

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What drinks would Tory MPs bring to a BYOB party in Downing Street?

Yesterday it was revealed that a senior official hosted an aperitif in the Downing Street Garden as the rest of the country faced strict lockdown rules. A leaked email obtained by ITV News was sent by Boris Johnson’s senior private secretary, Martin Reynolds, to more than 100 employees in May …

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Explosive email inviting 100 No 10 staff to ‘BYOB’ party during first lockdown

More than 100 Downing Street workers were invited to a ‘bring your own booze’ party during the first lockdown, according to a bombshell email. The message, which surfaced tonight, said staff should ‘make the most of the good weather’ – although the rest of the country is banned from meeting …

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Boris and Carrie Johnson ‘attended a party of 40 in Garden No 10 during lockdown’

Boris Johnson is accused of having personally attended an aperitif in the garden of No. 10 during the first confinement. Downing Street did not immediately deny a Sunday Times report alleging the Prime Minister attended the potentially rule-breaking event with his wife Carrie in May 2020. The newspaper quoted three …

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CDC issues new COVID-19 quarantine guidelines | New York News – Oakland News Now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7Ol-jqoO4I Oakland News Now – CDC issues new COVID-19 quarantine guidelines – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Ali Bauman of CBS2 has the story. Going …

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Dr Anthony Fauci Calls Shorter Covid Quarantine Guidelines ‘Cautious, Science-Based’ | MSNBC – Oakland News Now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Juh4XyA8qIo Oakland News Now – Dr Anthony Fauci calls shorter Covid quarantine guidelines ‘prudent, science-based’ – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. The CDC has issued …

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Bristol bar owner denounces Boris Johnson over ‘parties are organized’ comments because ‘we lost them’

The Bristol bar owner has slammed Boris Johnson and the government over the latest ‘parties are on’ headlines yesterday (December 26). While pubs, restaurants and nightclub staff are expected to gear up for New Years Eve, those in England are still waiting to see if covid restrictions are going to …

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New cocktail bar and concert hall opens in Swansea’s Wind Street

A shiny new house music venue and cocktail bar has been launched in Swansea – just days before Wales’ covid nightclub restrictions went into effect. Heaven Swansea replaces the old La Cantina unit on Wind Street and aims to bring something completely different to Swansea’s hotel scene. Local residents Greg …

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‘It’s a ghost town’: Covid left NSW’s second largest city in shock | Newcastle and the Hunter

On Newcastle’s main street, the Happy Wombat pub has become an oasis in the desert. “I feel like I’m running the last waterhole, and everyone comes here to drink the muddy water,” publican Luke Tilse told Guardian Australia. “I’m not saying my clients are animals.” Located on Hunter Street, the …

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WA COVID scared: People who visited Geisha Bar and Perth Mess Hall said to self-isolate

Mark McGowan called a press conference at 2:15 p.m. after dozens of people across Perth were alerted they were contacts of a COVID-19 case that was in a nightclub in Northbridge over the weekend . Perth Mess Hall on Francis Street has confirmed that its staff have received messages from …

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Nightclubs threaten to take legal action against Wales restrictions

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) is considering legal action over news that Wales will impose nightclubs closure from December 27. With new Covid-related restrictions announced for Wales by the Prime Minister yesterday, from social distancing in the workplace and shops to nightclub closures, the nightlife industry has been put …

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Government issues updated covid guidelines for schools as omicron sweeps Scotland

Government guidance for curbing the spread of covid in schools has been updated as omicron sweeps the country. Security mitigations that were already in place must be strictly followed and some measures that were previously relaxed are being reintroduced, Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville has announced. Local authorities and schools are …

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UK lawmakers approve virus restrictions but Johnson faces dissent

FILE – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks at a press conference in London on Saturday November 27, 2021 after cases of the new COVID-19 variant were confirmed in the UK . British lawmakers will vote on Tuesday, December 14, 2921 on whether to approve new restrictions …

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Case visits to Sircuit Bar and Peel Hotel

Two popular nightclubs in downtown Melbourne were visited by a person with the Omicron Covid-19 strain. Image: iStock Victoria recorded 1,405 new cases of Covid-19 and three more deaths on Wednesday. It comes as more than 700 people have been quarantined after Victorian health officials confirmed that a case of …

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Treasury staff enjoyed a drink in the office during the November 2020 lockdown

S Some Treasury staff who worked on the Autumn Spending Review last year had a drink in the office while England was locked out. It comes after more than a week of controversy over allegations of festivities breaking the rules in Downing Street ahead of last Christmas. The Times reported …

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Plan B: concerns over the impact of “a few drinks” on Covid passports

Concerns have been expressed about how nightclubs and other venues will cope with the government’s latest coronavirus measures. Plan B rules unveiled by Boris Johnson will see Covid passports required from next week in an attempt to slow the spread of the Omicron variant. Similar measures have already been in …

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Cases climb as Bondi hostel is closed | Liverpool City Champion

The number of people diagnosed with the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in New South Wales has risen to 42, as the total number of new viral infections peaks in almost two months. Some 420 people were diagnosed with the virus on Wednesday, including eight cases of the worrying new variant, …

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Leeds bar says he won’t enforce ‘ridiculous rules’ in angry rant at Boris Johnson

A bar in Leeds has assured patrons it “will not change” after the Prime Minister announced new restrictions to deal with rising Covid cases. Distrikt Bar Leeds has announced that it will not need Covid passports – as it is a bar, not a nightclub. Under the new restrictions announced …

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‘Life will not change’: Leeds bar Distrikt goes viral with scathing response to new Covid measures

Advice on working from home will return, Covid health certificates must become mandatory at large sites and mask rules will be extended to fight the Omicron variant as Boris Johnson announces a transition to his Plan B to combat the coronavirus. The PM warned that it is clear the new …

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Hospitality Ireland provides recap of global drink, pub and food news

Hospitality Ireland provides a round-up of global drink, pub and food news. Irn-Bru owner’s annual profit exceeds pre-pandemic levels AG Barr expects annual profit to exceed pre-pandemic levels and to surpass current market expectations, with the ‘on the go’ and hotel sectors remaining particularly strong, the Scotland-based soft drink maker …

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PM calls on people to stick to guidelines as Scottish Omicron cases are confirmed

Residents of Stirling urged to adhere to current Covid protections as first cases of the Omicron variant come to light in Scotland. Six positive cases of the variant, first reported in southern Africa, have now been confirmed – including four in Lanarkshire and two in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde …

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New variant of Covid-19 detected in South Africa, India issues guidelines | India News – Oakland News Now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaExJ-Sf05E Oakland News Now – New variant of Covid-19 detected in South Africa, India issues guidelines – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. The World Health …

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Kern Living: The 18Hundred Serves Festive Drinks | Bakersfield News – Oakland News Now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwFrYU5SivE Oakland News Now – Kern Living: The 18Hundred serves up festive drinks – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. The 18Hundred have some of the …

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City tells Utah man his drought-prone territory is not cleared | Utah News – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – City tells Utah man his drought-prone territory is not allowed – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. City tells the man from …

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Gary Mom, 2 children killed trying to beat the train on their way to school | ABC7 Chicago | Chicago News – Oakland News Now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_a5r9DIGGJE Oakland News Now – Gary mom, 2 kids killed trying to beat train on their way to school | ABC7 Chicago – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of …

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CCSA once again cheated on Pattaya’s bar industry

Like so many others, Surajai “DJ Ple” Attanart, an executive at popular Pattaya nightclub, Differ, with a Thai vocation, said many of his employees have been left behind by the CCSA’s inconsistent announcements. It was never certain that bars in Pattaya would reopen on December 1, but many owners and …

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Ireland reimposes early bar and nightclub closures as COVID reappears

DUBLIN, Nov. 16 (Reuters) – Ireland will demand early closure of bars and nightclubs from Thursday while stepping up use of booster vaccines in a bid to tackle a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in its widely vaccinated population, the ruling party said. Tuesday. Three months ago, he announced his intention …

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Qld Covid-19: $ 10 club voucher for food and drink to get vaccinated

One state has revealed its latest push to help boost its overdue vaccination rate, and it includes free pub food and beer. Unvaccinated Queenslanders will receive a free meal or beer at clubs statewide when they roll up their sleeves to get their jab. Community clubs will be donating more …

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Terrorist plotters face 14 years in prison under new sentencing guidelines

Terrorists who plot to carry out attacks that can lead to multiple deaths could face at least 14 years in prison under the new sentencing guidelines. The Sentencing Council will present today (Wednesday) proposals for guidance to judges on how they should apply the new mandatory minimum prison sentence, which …

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Responds strictly after fans criticized social distancing guidelines on BBC show’s return

Strictly Come Dancing responded after viewers complained about the social distancing still in place on the show. Fans of the BBC One dance show have complained after seeing hosts Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly stand aside on Saturday night’s launch show. One fan of the show complained on Twitter, “Social …

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Latest travel guidelines as holidaymakers rush to the sun ahead of UK’s next review

Tour operators and airlines are expecting their busiest times since travel restrictions were relaxed, with vacationers rushing to take a break in late summer. Vacation companies such as UIS and Jet2 with airlines easyJet and Ryanair are preparing for a frenzied run in the sun until the August bank holiday …

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Nightclub owners ignored vaccine passport guidelines despite Freedom Day proclamation

A Newcastle nightclub owner has said he is still unsure whether patrons will need a vaccination passport when it reopens next week. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced that Stage 4 of England’s lockdown roadmap would go ahead as planned on July 19, with the final easing of restrictions …

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