Footage reveals No 10 staff joking about ‘Christmas party’ in Downing St last year while under strict COVID rules | Sky News

Boris Johnson is facing a furious backlash after footage emerged of Number 10 officials joking and laughing about a Christmas party in Downing Street last year during a time of strict COVID restrictions. In a video recording of what is reported to be a rehearsal for a TV media briefing, senior Number 10 aides were …

GERMANY locks down unvaccinated people, as leaders plan for ‘FORCED JABS’

Berlin (CNN)Germany on Thursday announced a nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated, as its leaders backed plans for mandatory vaccinations in the coming months. Unvaccinated people will be banned from accessing all but the most essential businesses, such as supermarkets and pharmacies, to curb the spread of coronavirus, outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel and her successor, Olaf …

Sydney, Australia readies for virtual martial law to enforce lockdown

SYDNEY, July 30 (Reuters) - Sydney's poorest neighbourhoods on Friday braced for military enforcement of the city's toughest and longest lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic as the infection numbers held persistently high five weeks since restrictions began. With the city of 5 million people ordered to stay home amid an outbreak of the highly transmissable …

Congress is investigating whether the 2019 Military World Games in Wuhan was a covid-19 superspreader event – The Washington Post

In October 2019, more than 9,000 international athletes from more than 100 countries traveled to Wuhan, China — and many of them later got sick with covid-19-like symptoms. But there has never been a real investigation into whether the virus that causes covid-19 was already spreading at the Wuhan Military World Games. Now, multiple U.S. …