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NEWS

Lockdown leaves children at risk of ‘lifelong mental illness’

The number of children being referred to the NHS with serious mental health problems has reached a record high, as the Royal College of Psychiatrists warned the Government’s lockdowns risks a generation being lost to ‘lifelong’ illness. It highlighted the latest NHS figures showeing that the number of children referred to child and adolescent mental health services was 4,615 per 100,000, the highest on record and up nearly 20 per cent on last year — Telegraph

Democrats will start impeaching Trump on Monday and ‘strongly believe’ they will get the Republican votes — Mail on Sunday

Twitter permanently suspends Trump’s account to prevent ‘further incitement of violence’ — Guardian

Police to issue fines to coronavirus rule breakers after one warning — Sunday Telegraph

Beijing funds British YouTubers to further its propaganda war — Times

Ballet purists in a spin as Paris Opera takes aim at ‘colonial’ works — Times

COMMENT

I am, for the first time, afraid for the future of freedom in my country — Peter Hitchens, Mail on Sunday

Covid’s fallout will plague children for years, consigning many to a life of poverty — Bernadka Dubicka, Telegraph

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