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Tens of thousands of patients have missed out on potentially lifesaving treatment because of Covid response

Official figures reveal that surgery to remove tumours plummeted by one third during the first wave of coronavirus. From April to August some 21,700 fewer patients had cancer surgery than in the same period of 2019, according to Public Health England. The number of patients diagnosed with cancer from April to September last year was 35,592, a fall of one quarter compared with 2019 levels. And in the eight months from April to November, 35,488 fewer patients started cancer treatments including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, down 17 per cent on 2019 — Mail

Pfizer Covid vaccine delivery ‘guaranteed’ by Government as EU backs down — Times

Confusion as Matt Hancock tells Britons they can expect ‘a happy and free great British summer’ this year, before Trade Secretary Liz Truss warns against ministers ‘making promises about people’s holidays’ — Mail

Another 12 Troubles veterans are facing criminal charges, months after Boris Johnson vowed to end witch-hunt — Mail

Rusty pilots admit they are making mistakes because of a lack of flying time — Telegraph

Almost 20,000 women set to lose jobs following collapse of Arcadia and Debenhams — Mail

Russia arrests more than 5,100 at pro-Navalny protests — Epoch Times


The IMF has lost the plot over UK growth — Liam Halligan, Telegraph

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