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TweetDeck : Actor Alec Baldwin has tweeted 'my heart is broken' after he discharged a prop firearm that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins at a film set in New Mexico, U.S. in what he describes as a 'tragic accident'

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TweetDeck : Official figures show the UK has recorded 49,298 positive COVID cases and further 180 deaths in the latest 24-hour period

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TweetDeck : The Office for National Statistics say an estimated one in 55 people had COVID in the latest week compared to one in 60 in the previous week

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TweetDeck : Director Joel Souza has come out of hospital after being wounded in an incident where actor and producer Alec Baldwin's firearm was discharged on the set of the film 'Rust'

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TweetDeck : Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Jonathan Reynolds says Government's Plan A is 'no where near on track' in tackling the rising number of COVID cases

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TweetDeck : Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Jonathan Reynolds says masks 'should always have been part of the plan' for MPs and the public and the Government is being 'complacent ' in dealing with rising cases of COVID

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TweetDeck : Care Minister Gillian Keegan MP says it is a 'social responsibility' to get vaccinated but wearing a mask in England remains a personal choice

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TweetDeck : Care Minister Gillian Keegan says making 'vaccines a condition' of employment was a hard decision but 95% have come forward for their first COVID jab

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TweetDeck : Care Minister Gillian Keegan says cases are high but death rate 'remains low' - so the Government will not go to Plan B but expects people to do the 'right thing' and get their booster jab

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TweetDeck : Care Minister Gillian Keegan says they will continue to follow JCVI guidance on 'six-month' period between second dose and booster jab

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TweetDeck : A Buckingham Palace spokesman has said following medical advice to rest for a few days The Queen attended hospital on Wednesday afternoon for some preliminary investigations, returning to Windsor Castle at lunchtime today, and remains in good spirits

TweetDeck : Scottish Power Chief Executive Keith Anderson tells Sky News at least another 20 UK energy suppliers could go bust in the next month

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TweetDeck : Shadow Culture Secretary Jo Stevens says it is the Government's responsibility to get people booster COVID vaccines 'as effectively and quickly as possible'

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TweetDeck : Shadow Culture Secretary Jo Stevens says the COVID vaccine booster programme 'needs a real push' and 'more needs to be done and it needs to be done now' to tackle rising COVID cases

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TweetDeck : Health Minister Edward Argar says it 'would not be appropriate to set an arbitrary figure' for when the Government will trigger their Plan B to control the rise in COVID cases

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TweetDeck : Health Minister Edward Argar says the NHS is under 'sustainable' pressure at the moment - as he defends not triggering the Government's Plan B to deal with rising COVID cases

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