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Sri Lanka on Saturday announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by the elderly as the island nation gears up to further ease COVID-19 restrictions. Starting Nov. 1, workers in the health, security, airport and tourism sectors will start receiving a third dose of vaccine, said Channa Jayasumana, the state minister of pharmaceutical production, supply and regulation. The Pfizer booster shots will then include those above 60 years, he said.
The brother and niece of Alec Baldwin have spoken of their “heartbreak” after the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the film Rust. Hutchins, 42, was airlifted to hospital in New Mexico after being injured by a prop gun fired by Baldwin on the set of the Western film, but was pronounced dead by medical staff. An assistant director unwittingly handed Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the shooting, which also injured director Joel Souza, according to court documents.
Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded weapon and told it was safe to use on the set of 'Rust', just moments before he discharged a shot which killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.
Former Love Islander Molly-Mae Hague has opened up to her fans about why she and boyfriend Tommy Fury hardly see each other, despite living together.
So this is the state of the Paris Saint-Germain nation as they prepare to take on eternal rivals Marseille in Sunday night’s blockbuster at the Vélodrome: top of Ligue 1 with a forward line of Neymar and Lionel Messi and leading the way at the mid way point in the group stages of this season’s Champions League. There should be panegyrics aplenty.But no, Ici C’est Paris - as the fans love to bawl at the Parc des Princes - and in spite of the twin highs, it’s a slough of despond.Pourquoi?A 3-2 scr
Hollywood star Walker died in a car crash in 2013 when he was 40.
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When Issa Rae’s viral web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl came to an end in 2013, fans of the YouTube project were devastated, wondering where we would get our next fix of the actor, writer, and creator. Rae’s internet debut, initially released in 2011, made a splash during a time when it seemed like everyone was creating web series, but the show stood out for its hilarious yet relatable depiction of life through the shenanigans of an awkward Black girl named J. Thankfully, we wo
‘The family they keep mentioning in the film series is so real,’ one fan wrote
Hamilton, who is six points behind Verstappen, overtook the Red Bull driver at the concluding left-hander in Friday's second session in Austin. Verstappen temporarily ran off the track before racing wheel-to-wheel with Hamilton on the start-finish straight at 180mph. Hamilton held the inside line heading into the opening bend, with Verstappen eventually conceding the position.
The England striker broke his domestic drought in the 3-2 victory at Newcastle.
The TV star was in shock.
Melbourne, Australia’s second-biggest city, began its first weekend out of the world’s longest string of Covid-19 lockdowns with spontaneous street parties, live music and packed pubs, bars and restaurants. Home to about five million people, Melbourne endured 262 days, or nearly nine months, of restrictions during six lockdowns since March 2020, longer than the 234-day continuous lockdown in Buenos Aires. Despite rain on Saturday morning, people queued for barbers and breakfast restaurants, all of which are open only to the fully vaccinated.
Rishi Sunak has said Britain will not go into another lockdown because of the success of the vaccine rollout. Speaking to The Times, the chancellor said there must not be a return to “significant economic restrictions” despite warnings from some health experts that the virus could overwhelm the NHS this winter. Mr Sunak said the vaccine scheme and booster jabs meant that Britain had moved into a new phase of controlling the virus.
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Travellers with a 14-day travel history to Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be allowed to enter and transit through Singapore from 11.59pm on Tuesday (26 October).
Organisations representing landlords and people at risk of homelessness said the money will not be enough to help everyone struggling.
Alec Baldwin releases statement after fatally shooting cinematographer on the set of the film Rust
Barack Obama pays tribute to Angela Merkel during final summit