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Fox News host Dan Bongino is permanently banned from YouTube a week after video sharing platform said he'd posted COVID-19 misinformation
Fox News host Dan Bongino had his YouTube account permanently banned after he attempted to upload a video about why he was leaving the platform during his suspension period.
US father of two, 31, who was refused a heart transplant because he is unvaccinated has undergone surgery to fit a mechanical pump which his family hopes will keep him alive for another five years
The family of DJ Ferguson - a Boston man denied a heart transplant because he is not vaccinated against COVID - on Wednesday night said he has had a temporary heart pump fitted.
Sarah Palin is caught dining at swanky Upper East Side restaurant two days after she tested POSITIVE for Covid and her defamation trial against the New York Times was delayed: Manager says he seated her outside to 'protect our staff'
The unvaccinated former Alaska governor tested positive on three separate rapid tests on Monday - delaying the start of her much-anticipated defamation trial against the New York Times.
Could the price of fuel hit $3 a litre? Aussie drivers warned RECORD petrol prices will persist - here's why
Experts have warned Australians could soon pay as much as $3 a litre for petrol due to an ongoing global oil supply crunch. Fuel prices nationally have increased 30 per cent in the past 12 months.
Is China finally done bullying Australia? Communist power wants to 'reset' relations after smashing nation's economy and issuing an extraordinary list of grievances
China has banned or imposed huge tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Australian exports to such as coal, cotton, wine and beef.
Anti-vaxxers storm Covid vaccine centre in Ealing: Protestos claim site is a 'crime scene' and accuse staff of 'genocide' as they harass members of the public getting the jab
Footage shows two men and a woman accusing NHS staff at a vaccination centre in Ealing, west London, of 'genocide', saying they have a crime number and that vaccines are under investigation.
How lockdown-loving lefties have turned my glorious New Zealand into a hermit kingdom: Families are forced to isolate for up to 24 days, borders are slammed shut for two years, and the streets are deserted, writes despairing Kiwi DAVID SEYMOUR
DAVID SEYMOUR: While the rest of the world moves forward, it feels like we in New Zealand are moving backwards, reduced to look on enviously as you go about your business.
Queensland's Covid cases dip with 11,600 new infections and 15 deaths - as hospitalisations in the Gold Coast drop
Queensland has seen new cases of Covid-19 dip slightly to 11,600 new infections but there were 15 deaths, Health Minister Yvette D'Ath announced on Thursday.
60 Minutes reporter Tom Steinfort receives a threatening letter from a viewer telling him to 'stop participating in Covid-19 madness or pay the consequences'
Tom Steinfort has shared the confronting letter he received from a viewer urging him to not report on Covid.
Winter Olympics firsts in 2022: Yuzuru Hanyu attempting a quadruple Axel, an openly non-binary athlete and women's monobob debut... here are the new sights to look out for in the Beijing Games
Just six months on from the Summer Games, the Olympics is back and in addition to the return of the regular action on the slopes this year's Games could introduce us to some new sights.
LA charter school faces lawsuit for ROPING OFF unvaxxed students, denying them classroom access and threatening them with suspensions
Some students feel New West Charter School's vaccine mandate is denying them their rights to an in-person education. The charter school is facing a lawsuit over the policy.
United Airlines pilot who refused COVID vaccine claims she is stuck on unpaid leave with no health insurance and unable to seek another job
Sherry Walker, the co-founder of advocacy group Airline Employees for Health Freedom, spoke out during a protest against vaccine mandates on Sunday in Washington DC.
'It won't be ready in time': Liam Payne follows in Adele's footsteps and postpones his Here's To The Future streamed show as he runs into delays after catching Covid
The former One Direction singer, 28, took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a statement with the news and told fans the show 'won't be ready in time'.
Brazilian mom records nurse performing FAKE COVID vaccination on her son, 11, at gas station: Syringe was empty, and she didn't push its plunger down
Shocking video footage recorded by Paola Dino at a Brazilian vaccination site captured the moment a nurse used an empty syringe while trying to vaccinate her 11-year-old son.
US Covid deaths are up to 2,259 per day - the highest average since mid-February and up 27% from last week - as figure continues to climb despite declining cases
Covid deaths in the U.S. are on the rise, and are approaching worrying levels not reached since the tale end of last winter's surge - which is still the deadliest of the pandemic. The nation is averaging 2,259 deaths per day this week, the highest total since February 17, 2021.
Two Pfizer or Moderna vaccines HALVE the risk of getting 'long Covid', official data shows - as report estimates NHS staff have taken 1.8m sick days with the condition
Real-world data of 6,000 people around the UK found those double-jabbed with Pfizer or Moderna were 49.6 per cent less likely to have lingering symptoms three months after their Covid infection.
Hull City see transfer embargo lifted having repaid loan to the Football League following takeover by Acun Ilicali... with the Tigers now able to sign players in the last few days of the January window
The Tigers took the loan out under previous owners the Allam family to manage the costs of the Covid-19 pandemic, with lockdown restrictions severely damaging clubs' revenues across the country.
James Corden walks hand-in-hand with wife Julia Carey during a stroll in LA as he is seen for the first time since leaving coronavirus isolation
He announced earlier this month he had tested positive for coronavirus and was forced to cancel upcoming episodes of The Late Late Show.
German lawmakers debate making vaccines mandatory for ALL adults after politicians U-turned on earlier pledge not to force Covid jabs on anyone
German politicians long insisted that there would be no vaccine mandate. But the tide turned last year amid frustration that a large number of holdouts was hampering the fight against Covid-19.
Byron Baes cast 'appear to break COVID rules as they party in Byron Bay' despite restrictions on dancing and singing
Stars of the new series Byron Baes have reportedly broken COVID-19 restrictions.
The world's oldest male gorilla Ozzie dies aged 61: Zoo Atlanta is investigating if his death is COVID-19-related after the ape caught the virus late last year
Ozzie, 61, the world's oldest male gorilla, was found dead by his care team in his habitat at Zoo Atlanta on Tuesday.
Unvaccinated NHS worker, 37, dies of cardiac arrest with Covid... just days after deciding she would get the jab
NHS worker Fila Lutu from Chadwell Heath tested positive for the virus in December and died days later, after she decided to get vaccinated when ministers unveiled their 'no jab, no job' policy.
'We're being pressured to choose a shot that could kill him': Wife of gravely ill anti-vax dad-of-two, 31, slams Boston hospital for taking him off the heart transplant list because he's unvaccinated
DJ Ferguson, 31, has been denied a heart transplant until he gets vaccinated against COVID-19. His wife is now saying that they are in a 'corner' and are 'pressured' to get him vaccinated.
Aziz Ansari jabs Aaron Rodgers over anti-vaxx stance in new Netflix comedy special: 'He makes a living getting hit in the head'
Aziz Ansari takes several jabs at NFL star and staunch anti-vaxxer Aaron Rodgers in his upcoming Netflix comedy special, titled Aziz Ansari: Nightclub Comedian.
Aaron Rodgers and brother Jordan have 'started talking' again after being estranged for years... after Aaron's COVID-19 vaccine refusal controversy
The 38-year-old Green Bay Packers quarterback and his 33-year-old Bachelorette star brother have taken tentative steps to patch up their relationship after years of mysterious feuding.
EXCLUSIVE: Darren Lehmann gets ECB pay-off for his Hundred contract after resigning as coach of Yorkshire-based Northern Superchargers - with his racism rap while playing for Australia 19 YEARS ago a factor
EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGHES AND RICHARD GIBSON: The 51-year-old signed a two-year contract at Headingley but has been paid in full after fulfilling only one year of his deal.
'Your great-great-great-grandchildren will still be getting immunized against coronavirus': Mayo Clinic Expert predicts COVID-19 will be around until NEXT CENTURY
Dr Gregory Poland, of the Mayo Clinic, warned Tuesday that Covid could be around for so long that generations down the line, people will still need to receive regular vaccines to be protected.
New South Wales records 21,030 new Covid cases and 29 deaths as Victoria reports 13,507 infections and 35 deaths - but the number of ICU patients fall in both states
NSW reported another 21,030 Covid cases on Wednesday as the state nears a one millionth case of the virus. Premier Dominic Perrottet assured residents hospitality and retail is open for business.
Covid vaccines do NOT affect fertility in women who go through IVF or conceive naturally, study finds
New York experts, who monitored 2,000 women undergoing fertility treatment, said rates of fertilisation and pregnancy were 'the same' regardless of whether women were vaccinated against Covid.
England rugby team are EVACUATED from their Brighton hotel after a manhole fire broke out... just hours after prop Joe Marler was forced to leave their Six Nations training camp following a positive Covid test
The 31-year-old was sent home from the training camp in Brighton and entered isolation after he tested positive. England have not called up a replacement for the forward.
Strictly's Tilly Ramsay reunites with beaming pro partner Nikita Kuzmin as he RETURNS to the live tour in Leeds after being forced to withdraw due to a positive Covid test
Strictly Come Dancing's Tilly Ramsay reunited with professional partner Nikita Kuzmin in Leeds on Tuesday as he rejoined the live tour after withdrawing due to positive Covid test.
Wales suffer early Six Nations blow as Christ Tshiunza tests positive for Covid-19... with the young Exeter forward unlikely to be available in time for the start of their Championship defence against Ireland
Wales are likely to be without Christ Tshiunza for their opening Six Nations fixture. Tshiunza, 20, has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the curtain-raiser, which takes place on February 5.
Covid chaos in schools: One in 20 pupils in England were absent last week as number of students with a confirmed case of the virus DOUBLED in a fortnight to 321,800
An estimated 321,800 were off with a confirmed case on January 20, which is double the 159,000 off a fortnight ago on January 6 and nearly triple the 110,900 off on December 16.
Students will still wear face masks at schools in Wales until at least February half-term despite country easing curbs and moving towards alert level zero
Education minister Jeremy Miles said the wearing of face coverings had been an 'important contribution' to ensuring schools in Wales remain safe.
FDA is accused of trying to force Americans to get vaccinated after 'asinine' decision to limit use of COVID antibody treatments because 'they don't work against Omicron' - even though they DO work against Delta
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who opened treatment centers to distribute the antibody drugs, slammed the decision, saying the FDA had acted 'without shred of clinical data.'
Elton John, 74, tests positive for COVID and is forced to cancel concerts in Dallas: 'He is fully vaccinated and is experiencing mild symptoms'
The legendary singer, 74, has been forced to cancel two shows in Dallas, Texas, as a result, it was announced Tuesday.
Paradise lost: Shocking pictures show how the holiday hotspot Bali is suffering with no tourists TWO YEARS into the pandemic
Bali's future is in dire straits, with shocking pictures revealing the once global holiday hotspot now resembles a virtual ghost town two years into the pandemic.
Boston hospital REMOVES dying father-of-two, 31, from top of heart transplant list because he's not vaccinated: His father says 'my son has gone to the edge of death to stick to his guns'
DJ Ferguson, a 31-year-old father-of-two was taken off the list for a heart transplant at a Boston hospital because he is unvaccinated, even though he can't leave the hospital until he gets a new heart
Inside Australia's fight against Covid on the two-year anniversary of our very first case - and when experts predict it will FINALLY all be over
We've now had more than 2.25million cases - 2million of them just since Christmas - and more than 3200 deaths, including more than 1000 also just since Christmas.
Getting Covid after being fully-jabbed triggers 'super-immunity' and makes antibodies that are 10 TIMES more effective than through vaccines alone, study claims
Oregon Health and Science University researchers found the opposite is also true, with those who caught Covid before getting jabbed also having an 'amazingly high' response.
Pandemic grade inflation fears as number of first-class degrees awarded to university students rises to 36% from 14% in 2010
In the 2020/21 academic year, more than a third of degrees were firsts, achieving a final grade of 70% or above, according to data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency.
Cameroon captain Vincent Aboubakar pleads with fans to stay 'disciplined and responsible' after a six-year-old girl was killed with at least seven others after 'stampede' before their match at the Africa Cup of Nations
Cameroon's captain has called on fans to be disciplined and responsible by stadiums after at least eight people, including a child, died in what has been described as a stampede.
The Prince meets Poirot! David Suchet is finally knighted by William at Windsor Castle investiture ceremony - one month after being forced to miss event due to positive COVID-19 test
David Suchet was finally knighted at Windsor Castle on Tuesday - after being forced to miss the original event due to a positive COVID-19 test.
Anti-vax Hungarian Olympic gold medallist dies of Covid aged 51 - weeks after agreeing to have a jab so he could continue to work as a gymnastics coach
Szilveszter Csollany, who won gold in the Sydney 2000 Olympics fell sick in December and was hospitalised and put on a ventilator, with local authorities announcing his death on Monday.
Why is 'schoolboy' Rishi letting Covid criminals off the hook? Pressure on Sunak to explain how he's going to recover billions of pounds of business support stolen by fraudsters after minister quits in fury
Rishi Sunak's political opponents have told the Chancellor he 'must explain' how he he is going to claw back billions of pounds of Covid business support lost to fraud amid a mounting backlash.
Premier League clubs are giving young, homegrown players more opportunities with the top flight recording a 50 per cent increase in playing time among U23s during the Covid-affected 2019-20 season
The increase was due to the early impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, but it also reflects extensive investment in youth development by the top flight and English football as a whole.
Boris's hypocrisy in black and white: PM wrote to praise Josephine for cancelling her seventh birthday party just three months before wife and staff serenaded his 56th during Downing Street 'lockdown'
Boris Johnson's letter to a little girl who cancelled her seventh birthday party as the UK entered the first Covid lockdown has resurfaced as it emerges the PM celebrated his 56th birthday in No10.
Inside the glamorous world of Australia's instant rapid antigen test millionaires who scooped up massive government contracts to import kits from China
Australia's urgent demand for rapid antigen tests has seen 38-year-old entrepreneur Austyn Campbell's Motion One sign a $26million contract to supply test kits to the government..
Students are set to return to classrooms from February 1 in NSW but Premier Dominic Perrottet said parents who delay the return-to-school amid Omicron wave would not be subject to fines.
HALF of Queensland's coronavirus deaths are in nursing homes as 40 per cent of facilities are overrun by virus
Residents of Queensland's aged care facilities make up half of those who have died from Covid-19 in the state, new federal Health Department figures reveal, as 212 nursing homes battle outbreaks.
How your trip abroad is about to become MUCH easier: UK drops ALL Covid travel restrictions for fully-vaccinated Aussies
Fully vaccinated Aussie travellers will no longer be required to return a negative Covid test when travelling to the United Kingdom after the country moved to axe all Covid-19 travel restrictions.
How a selfie caused Jadé Tuncdoruk's downfall: Influencer is called out for her 'smug' response after demanding a small business refund her honeymoon deposit - despite IGNORING their terms and conditions
The Taeubers agreed the photo 'rubbed people the wrong way' given how badly small businesses have suffered throughout the Covid-19 pandemic
Will Bali EVER bounce back? Shocking pictures show how the holiday hotspot is suffering with no tourists two years into the pandemic
A series of confronting images recently uploaded in a clip to You Tube shows just how dire life is for locals in Bali with next to no tourism two years since the Covid pandemic started.
'I love you endlessly': Brittny Ward pays tribute to 'soon to be hubby' Jenson Button in heartfelt 42nd birthday tribute after couple postponed their wedding twice
Brittny Ward, 31, gushed about her 'soon to be hubby' Jenson Button, 42, that the way he loves their 'family brings tears to my eyes' as she wished him happy birthday last week.
Wall St orders workers back to the office (again): Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase tell employees to return by February after delaying in-person work as Omicron cases surged in New York City
Major NYC employers, including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, are setting February dates for staff to return to work in person, as COVID-19 cases continue dropping.
Rolling in the deep end: Adele had 'furious row with set designers over swimming pool stunt - calling it a baggy old pond' which led to her cancelling Vegas residency
The tearful singer postponed a series of shows at Caesars Palace shows with just 24 hours' notice on Friday, citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as a mitigating factor.
WHO chief warns that it is 'dangerous' to assume that Omicron is the 'endgame' variant of Covid and that more strains could form in the future
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the WHO, warned on Monday that the Omicron variant may not spell the end of Covid's pandemic phase, and it could mutate again.
A six-year-old girl is killed along with at least seven others and multiple fans are hospitalised after 'stampede' ahead of Africa Cup of Nations hosts Cameroon's match against Comoros at the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde
Multiple supporters have reportedly been hospitalised too, with images on social media showing fans breaking through gates ahead of Cameroon's match against Comoros in Yaounde.
'He's genuinely a more proactive modern keeper than De Gea!': Fans praise performance of Comoros' stand-in Chaker Alhadhur - who is actually a LEFT BACK - in last-16 AFCON defeat against Cameroon
Alhadhur - a left back - played in goal in the 2-1 loss. But despite conceding twice, his performance was lauded on social media, especially after an impressive double save in the second-half.
Highly bipartisan letter sees even squad member Rashida Tlaib and pro-Trump Rep. Matt Gaetz agreeing that Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy should bring a floor vote on lawmaker stock trading ban
In a rare bipartisan move, 'squad' member Rashida Tlaib and pro-Trump Rep. Matt Gaetz saw eye-to-eye in demanding House floor action on legislation that would ban lawmakers from trading stocks.
Manchester uni student, 19, who is son of leading Cambridge academic and had history of anxiety killed himself while self-isolating
Finn Kitson, 19, from Cambridge, was told to isolate along with the rest of his household for two weeks after arriving nine days earlier to begin his studies at the University of Manchester.
Did Omicron originate in MICE? Researchers say analysis suggests extremely-transmissible variant evolved in rodents before jumping back to humans
Chinese scientists now say they may have unearthed evidence linking the strain to mice - in its DNA. But most scientists say it likely emerged in an immunocompromised patient.
Top doctor brutally calls out Lisa Wilkinson for labelling Australia's Covid-19 response a 'bin fire' as furious Aussies say she can 'isolate herself' after cheering on New Zealand's harsh 24-day quarantine periods
Australian TV host Lisa Wilkinson has been slammed after comparing Australia's Covid-19 response to a 'bin fire'.
Cameroon 2-1 Comoros: 10-man minnows - who had an outfield player in goal and their captain sent off early on - put up a brave fight as hosts survive late scare to reach AFCON quarter-finals
Cameroon are through to the quarter-finals of the African Cup of Nations following a 2-1 victory over Comoros who put in a spirited display despite several setbacks.
EXCLUSIVE: Babes in the Wood killer Russell Bishop, 55, tested positive for Covid before he died from brain cancer without ever explaining why he murdered victims
Babes in the Wood child killer Russell Bishop, 55, tested positive for Covid-19 before dying of brain cancer on January 20 in hospital, although one source said the virus's impact was 'hard to say'.
Anti-vaxxer, 28, dies of Covid after tearing off his oxygen mask and insisting he did not have the disease while being treated at Italian hospital
The man, named as Luigi Cossellu by local media and who was admitted on January 16, reportedly denied the existence of Covid-19 and had refused to get the vaccine.
Jennifer Garner makes cookies from scratch for ER doctors and nurses as she urges fans to show some love to first responders 'still in the thick of it'
Jennifer Garner showed her gratitude to doctors and nurses by making them chocolate chip cookies by scratch.
UK's Covid cases tick up again after a fortnight of Omicron fizzling out: Britain records 88,447 positive tests in 5% jump on last week - but both deaths and hospital admissions fall
Britain today posted 56 deaths - down by a third on last Monday. Meanwhile, another 1,967 Covid-infected patients required NHS care on Tuesday, according to UK-wide statistics.
The hunt for a Cheltenham Gold Cup sponsor is OVER as Boodles step in to back the showpiece contest on a 'multi-year' deal... raising the prize fund to its pre-pandemic value of £625,000
Boodles, who are stepping in to sponsor the Gold Cup race, have backed the Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle at the Festival since 2018 and will continue to support that race.
Ex-FDA chief Scott Gottlieb calls for END of 'divisive' mask and vaccine mandates as COVID cases plummet 12% in seven days
The Omicron-variant fueled COVID-19 wave is showing more signs that it will soon come to its end, and some public health leaders are calling for some pandemic-related restrictions to be phased out in the U.S., just as they recently were in the UK.
Unvaccinated Sarah Palin dined INDOORS at swanky Upper East Side restaurant Elio's two days before her COVID diagnosis: Judge rebukes her as her defamation trial against the New York Times gets put back until Feb 3
Sarah Palin has tested positive for the coronavirus, as she had been set to begin a defamation trial against The New York Times on Monday.
Outrage as Nike fires fully-vaccinated marketing manager from its Oregon HQ for refusing to upload his COVID shot details to third party app that wanted to share his information with others
Dex Briggs, who worked at Nike for 26 years, said he was willing to provide proof of vaccination to Nike, but objected to uploading his health data to a third-party firm that was permitted to share it.
Comoros will face Cameroon WITHOUT keeper Ali Ahamada in their AFCON last-16 tie - despite him testing negative for Covid-19 - as he hasn't fulfilled protocols after catching the virus... meaning an outfield player will have to go in goal!
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) told BBC Sport Africa that Ahamada, who had tested positive for the virus, has not fulfilled its protocols to play in the match.
'My sadness is beyond words': Meat Loaf's widow says she is experiencing 'gut-wrenching' grief following his death at 74 after COVID-19 struggle
Meat Loaf's widow Deborah has thanked fans for their well wishes as she admits she is experiencing 'gut-wrenching' grief following his death last week.
Club class for £1,000 an hour: Retired British Airways 747 that was bought for £1 is converted into posh 'party plane' that is available to hire
Bosses at Cotswolds Airport purchased the iconic 747 jet from British Airways after it was retired during the Covid pandemic in 2020 and have since forked out £500,000 on its transformation.
EXCLUSIVE: Hillsong founder's daughter goes on an extraordinary rant about the megachurch's wild youth camp that sparked outrage across Australia for flouting Covid rules
Laura Toggs, the daughter of Hillsong boss Brian Houston, has attacked the media in an Instagram post. She and her husband were involved in organising Hillsong's Covid rule-breaking youth camp.
Western Australian records 13 new Covid-19 cases - just days after Mark McGowan decided to keep the border shut to the rest of the country
Western Australia has recorded 13 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, just days after Premier Mark McGowan axed his vow to reunite the isolated state with the rest of the country.
Thousands of Australians are warned NOT to go outside or they could breathe in a deadly bacteria in their own backyards due to La Nina weather pattern
Some Australian residents have been warned to avoid going outside with the La Nina weather system sparking an abundance of a potentially deadly microscopic bacteria.
Young woman dies with Covid-19 in South Australia - as the state records its lowest number of cases this year
South Australia has recorded its lowest number of Covid cases this year with the state detecting 2,009 new infections on Monday as a young woman aged in her 40s dies with the virus.