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New figures show the toll of coronavirus restrictions on health

Shocking figures reveal that admissions for seven deadly non-coronavirus conditions between March and June fell by more than 173,000 on the previous year due to the government’s lockdown. Health experts said the statistics were ‘troubling’ and warned that many patients may have died or suffered long-term harm as a result – Mail

Government’s ‘stay at home’ message in the early stages of the pandemic continues to have an impact on people’s willingness to return to work – Express

Plug is pulled on lights switching-on ceremonies due to coronavirus – Mail

Edinburgh University ditches David Hume over slavery link – Times

Chinese tech firm compiles database on tens of thousands of British figures – Telegraph

Boris Johnson faces massive Tory rebellion over radical plans to ‘concrete over’ rural Britain to build more homes: Senior back-benchers in revolt at PM’s policy based on a ‘mutant algorithm’ – Mail


With his order to ministers to stop using the B-word, Boris Johnson wants us to think Brexit is done. If only! – Stephen Glover, Mail

The bad-faith EU is furious that the UK now has a backstop of its own – Nick Timothy, Telegraph

The coronavirus cure is worse than the disease – Dr John Lee, Mail

Quotas for diversity betray Dr King’s dream – Clare Foges, Times

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