Doctors harvested car crash victims' organs after tricking families

Doctors harvested car crash victims' organs after tricking families

Chinese doctors have been convicted of illegal organ harvesting. Local media reported that they are one of six people caged for organ harvesting from accident victims after deceiving the deceased’s families into thinking they were making official organ donations. Between 2017 and 2018, they removed the livers and kidneys of 11 people in a hospital … Read more

Exact details on what families can do with new relaxed Christmas rules

Exact details on what families can do with new relaxed Christmas rules

Three families will be able to ‘bubble up’ over Christmas into new, relaxed restrictions announced today. A household can get together with up to two others from December 23-27 to celebrate the holidays indoors. It comes in the afternoon, a Cobra rally with four countries agreed to ease lockdown measures for five days during the … Read more

Warning Covid-19 "doesn't care if it's Christmas" as families reunited

Warning Covid-19 "doesn't care if it's Christmas" as families reunited

Covid-19 “doesn’t matter if it’s Christmas,” warned a leading public health expert. Professor Devi Sridhar’s comments came when officials from the four British countries agreed that families from three households could celebrate the holidays together. The plans were approved by leaders of all British countries at a COBRA meeting on Tuesday afternoon. Prof Sridhar, chair … Read more

GMB's Dr Hilary criticises plans to let families meet up at Christmas

GMB's Dr Hilary criticises plans to let families meet up at Christmas

Dr. Hilary Jones has criticized the UK government for its anticipated Christmas plans, calling them “premature” and warning that the rule of six was previously ineffective in preventing the spread of Covid-19. The government is reportedly considering a three to five day period during which people will be given more freedom to travel and spend … Read more

Grieving families warn against Christmas gatherings

Grieving families warn against Christmas gatherings

Relatives mourning the deaths of Covid-19 loved ones have warned families against Christmas gatherings. Kathryn de Prudhoe, a Leeds psychotherapist, lost her father Tony Clay to Covid in April and believes mixing outside of the support bubbles is not worth the risk. Mr. Clay was 60 and had only a slight increase in blood pressure … Read more

Families 'could be allowed to meet for a week' at Christmas

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Families can meet for a week at Christmas as part of a UK relaxation of the Covid restrictions. ‘Multiple families’ could join a social bubble and mingle between December 22 and 28, reports the Mirror. The prime minister is probably preparing to announce a plan to relax the rules. Health Minister Matt Hancock said it … Read more

Warning car tax changes could hit families and put people out of work

Warning car tax changes could hit families and put people out of work

Car tax plans that could tax drivers by the mile could force people to see their families less, an expert has warned. The troubled government plans to charge drivers for every kilometer they drive, instead of the flat rate at the moment, could also put many people out of work, the Express reports. According to … Read more

Food bank use surges during pandemic with families hardest-hit

Food bank use surges during pandemic with families hardest-hit

The amount of people using food banks for the first time has increased because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Trussell Trust reported that families with children are being hit the hardest during the pandemic. Analysis carried out by Heriot-Watt University with support from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, estimated there is likely … Read more

Stay-at-home families facing "substantial" energy bill shock

Stay-at-home families facing "substantial" energy bill shock

Increased energy consumption due to people staying at home during the lockdown could result in some facing “significant” bills, a website warns. An increase in use could mean that households without a smart meter and those who do not receive a manual meter reading from their supplier will have an unforeseen compareethemarket.com suggest. The calculations … Read more

Fears families 'trapped under rubble' after huge 60-flat complex collapses

Fears families 'trapped under rubble' after huge 60-flat complex collapses

A huge building that reportedly housed more than 60 flats has collapsed in India. Shocking images from the scene in Mahad, Maharashtra’s Raigad district, show a completely destroyed pile of rubble with shocked witnesses standing around it. There are unconfirmed reports that more than 50 people are trapped in the debris. The five-storey apartment complex … Read more