Top scientist’s warning: get jabbed to protect yourself from tragedy

M illions of unjabbed people in Britain have been warned they cannot “dodge” Covid forever so should get vaccinated to protect themselves from the risk of “personal tragedy”. The stark message from Professor Adam Finn of Bristol university, who sits on the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, came as a massive new campaign was … Read more

The Tragic Choices Behind Britain’s Refugee Crisis

It has been a cold, calm November in southern England. Every few days, the autumnal murk has been punctured by skies of frigid, high-blue brilliance. And on these days, inflatable rubber boats—gray or black, sometimes as many as a few dozen—have set off from the wide, sandy beaches of northern France and chanced a course … Read more

Insulate Britain protesters stage 24-hour fast outside Downing Street

I nsulate Britain supporters are staging a 24-hour fast outside Downing Street in solidarity with jailed members who are on hunger strike to call for action on fuel poverty. Around 10 protesters were in London’s Whitehall on Tuesday morning, with some wearing hi-vis jackets and holding placards reading “Here for Emma and Ben” and “Hunger … Read more

What the papers say – November 26

B ritain and France’s response to the deaths of 27 people who drowned attempting to cross the English Channel leads many of the papers. Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron are struggling to coordinate a “coherent response” amid strained post-Brexit relations, according to the Financial Times. The Daily Mail reports that the Prime Minister has asked … Read more