Myanmar’s junta struggles to prevent protests planned for coup anniversary

Junta warns public not to take part in planned ‘silent strike’ and arrests business owners who vowed to close on 1 February Myanmar’s military junta has threatened sedition and terrorism charges against anyone who shuts their business, claps or bang po…


Covid news: UK health secretary says mandatory vaccination for NHS workers ‘no longer proportionate’ – as it happened

This blog is now closedSajid Javid says says mandatory jabs were ‘right policy at the time’ but announces reviewAustria lifts ‘lockdown of the unvaccinated’ as Europe slowly opens upMinisters plan to scrap vaccine mandate for NHS staff in EnglandCanada…