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Rejuvenation under Giovanni van Bronckhorst continues to pick up speed

The rejuvenation of the Rangers under Giovanni van Bronckhorst continues to pick up speed. (Author: Gardener)

Giovanni van Bronckhorst© Alfredo Morelos scored his 12th goal of the season and brought the Rangers against St. Johnstone in the I ... In a month with the potential to define the shape of their title defense, the Scottish champions extended their new manager's undefeated streak to seven games with one Victory over bottom of the table St. Johnstone, which was far more convincing than the score suggests. It was another safe performance for the Rangers as Alfredo Morelos and Ryan Kent goals on either side of the break ensured they kept their four-point lead over Celtic. Home fans left Ibrox believing the lead could have widened to six before news of Celtic's stoppage winners against Ross County in Dingwall leaked. But Rangers fans are pleased with the impact van Bronckhorst has had on their team since replacing Steven Gerrard last month. Morelos 'breakthrough just before the break was just a reward for the patience and persistence of van Bronckhorst's team, who for the most part camped in the Saints' half, as they passed the ball precisely and never allowed frustration in a number of chances The upper hand came and went. © Ryan Kent scored 2-0 for Rangers against St. Johnstone at Ibrox shortly after half-time. The winger looked very cheerful as he forced Clark some early saves, the second being a good contribution from the Scottish goalkeeper as he dived left to deflect the ball wide. On the other hand, Ianis Hagi also posed a major threat when Romanian Fashion Sakala replaced the only change in the starting XI after Sunday's 2-0 win against Hearts in Tynecastle. Joe Aribo continued his rich form as well, unlucky that his curling shot cut the outside of Clark's right post as he landed at the end of one of the Rangers' many long passes. It was pretty adamant from the hosts as St Johnstone struggled to get over the center line. Clark made another decent save to fend off Kent, who was then prevented from ending a dazzling move by Aribo and Morelos when Rooney managed to hit him for the ball in the six yard area. © Ianis Hagi returned to the Rangers' starting XI for the Premiership game against St. Johnstone, receiving a fine pass from Glen Kamara. Newcomer Jacob Butterfield, who was thrown straight into the Saints' starting line-up, barely had a chance to prove his creative skills in midfield. When he fell back to aid his defense, he survived a criminal complaint against him when Kamara went down under his challenge in the penalty area. Eetu Vertainen had a particularly pathetic time on that front and the Saints boss cut an apoplectic figure on the sidelines as the Finnish striker made a number of fundamental mistakes. Vertainen tamely lost the ball to Calvin Bassey around the center line and Kent was sent clean to force the set piece. Borna Barisic whipped it over from the left, Connor Goldson headed it into the six-yard area, where Morelos was not caught up when he replaced him in front for Saints on his 12th. Stevie May. Clark had to make a clever save to fend off another shot from Morelos at close range before the Colombian striker played a key role in Kent's 49th-minute goal. After a quick pass swap with Aribo that allowed him to charge right, Morelos flashed the ball low over the face of the six yard box to give Kent a direct tap-in. It took until just after an hour for the Saints to register their first attempt at scoring. The first time the Rangers took their foot off the pedal, they were almost caught by Reece Devine when the Manchester United loanee struck from the left and shot a shot just wide of Allan McGregor's left post. A mistake by Barisic shortly before he was replaced by Nathan Patterson following an injury gave Liam Craig a clear view of goal, but the midfielder was theatrically knocked down after a foul by Kamara to win a penalty. The Rangers missed opportunities to improve their record when they finished the game strong, but received a hearty ovation from their fans at the final whistle. St. Johnstone (3-4-2-1): Clark, Brown, Gordon, McCart; Rooney, Butterfield (Bryson 79), Craig, Devine; Crawford, Vertainen (May 46); O’Halloran (Solomon-Otabor 68).

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Live Text Updates: Rangers 2-0 St. Johnstone

Live Text Updates: Rangers 2-0 St. Johnstone (Author: Gardener)

Ryan Kent - Rangers right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved by the goalkeeper in the left corner. Ianis Hagi with pass, but Alfredo Morelos is offside. Offside - Rangers. James Tavernier with a pass but Alfredo Morelos is offside. New attack attempt. Ryan Kent - Rangers right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the center of the goal. Ianis Hagi - Rangers right footed shot from the center of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assist - Ryan Kent with a cross. Joe Aribo - Rangers - hits the left post with his left foot from a distance. Preparatory work - Ianis Hagi. Missed opportunity. Connor Goldson - Rangers - head shot from a few meters is close, but missed. Assist - James Tavernier with a cross. New attack attempt. Ryan Kent - Rangers left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved by the goalkeeper in the left corner. Assist - Glen Kamara, shot blocked. James Tavernier - Rangers right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Calvin Bassey - Rangers - headshot from the center of the box but his shot is blocked. Assist - James Tavernier with a cross; a shot is blocked. Alfredo Morelos - Rangers right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Ianis Hagi - Rangers left footed shot from the right side of the box is just missed. Joe Aribo - Rangers left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Ianis Hagi - Rangers right footed shot from the center of the box is blocked. Connor Goldson - Rangers - shot past the center of the box with a head. Preparatory work - Borna Barisic with a cross from a corner. Goal! Alfredo Morelos - Rangers - shot his head from a few meters into the right corner. Preparatory work - Connor Goldson after a corner, missed opportunity. Ryan Kent - Rangers - Shot with his left foot in the left box but misses the line of fire. Preparatory work - Alfredo Morelos, missed opportunity. Preparatory work - Alfredo Morelos, missed opportunity. Glen Kamara - Rangers - right footed shot from outside the box goes past a corner and a shot is blocked. Connor Goldson - Rangers right footed shot from the center of the box is blocked. Preparatory work - Glen Kamara. Goal! Ryan Kent - Rangers - right footed shot from the center of the box into the center of the goal. Ryan Kent - Rangers right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assist - Borna Barisic. New attack attempt. Scott Arfield - Rangers right footed shot from the center of the box is saved in the center of the goal. Assist - Joe Aribo. Missed opportunity. Assist - Joe Aribo. Missed opportunity. Reece Devine - St. Johnstone left footed shot from the left inside the box, but misses. Assist - Liam Craig. Shot blocked. Jacob Butterfield - St. Johnstone - left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Jacob Butterfield - St. Johnstone left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assist - Alister Crawford. Missed opportunity. Jamie McCart - St. Johnstone - header from the center of the box, but the marble goes up to the left and wide. Assist - Alister Crawford with a cross from a corner, missed opportunity. Borna Barisic - Rangers - left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assist - Alfredo Morelos, Offside - Rangers. Ianis Hagi with a passport, but Fashion Sakala is sidelined. Liam Craig - St. Johnstone - went under, but the referee thinks it's a simulation. New attack attempt. Ianis Hagi - Rangers right footed shot from the right inside the box is saved by the goalkeeper on the right. Assist - Alfredo Morelos, Shot blocked. Assist - Alfredo Morelos, Shot blocked. Assist - Alfredo Morelos, Shot blocked. Ianis Hagi - Rangers left footed shot from the center of the box is blocked. Assist - Joe Aribo.Shot blocked. Assist - Joe Aribo.Shot blocked. Ianis Hagi - Rangers left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Preparatory work - Alfredo Morelos. Offside - St. Johnstone. Liam Gordon with a pass but Stevie May is offside. New attack attempt. Alfredo Morelos - Rangers - Right footed shot from distance, held by the goalkeeper in the center of the goal. Assist - Scott Arfield with a through ball, missed opportunity. Fashion Sakala - Rangers right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Preparatory work - Glen Kamara, missed opportunity. Preparatory work - Glen Kamara, missed opportunity. Preparatory work - Glen Kamara, missed opportunity. Scott Arfield - Rangers right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assist - James Tavernier. New attack attempt. Liam Craig - St. Johnstone - left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the center of the goal. 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Here's our spoiler-filled recap of the key cameo, ending, and post-credits scenes from Spider-Man: No Way Home. (Author: Gardener)

Spider-Man: No Way HomeThe End of Spider-Man: No Way Home Explained: Major Cameos, Post Credits, and More Massive Spoilers for Spider-Man: No Way Home To Follow. Spider-Man: No Way Home has finally hit theaters - and the latest MCU movie is yet another homerun for Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Way Home, we imagine you have a lot of questions about it. Below, we answer the biggest questions viewers will have about Spider-Man: No Way Home. We also discuss the movie's main cameos, character deaths, the movie's ending and post-credits scenes, and what that means for the future of the MCU. This is your final warning: we're about to cover the biggest spoilers in Spider-Man: no way home. If you haven't seen it yet, you won't want to read any further here. Spider-Man: No Way Home: are Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield in the movie? Let's talk to the elephant in the room first. For months there have been numerous rumors about Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield's incarnations of Spider-Man in No Way Home. Both actors, along with current star Tom Holland, have vehemently denied their involvement but fans weren't convinced they were telling the truth as images and clips of footage were leaked online prior to the release of the Film? Yes, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield are in No Way Home. In the second act of the film, Ned Leeds, Spidey's best friend, receives the Doctor Strange sling ring - which wizards can use to open portals through time and space - from Spider-Man. When Ned and MJ later search for Peter after he was defeated by Green Goblin (more on that later), Ned uses the sling ring to find him. In the end, the two of them find Spider-Man in an alley - a scene reminiscent of the famous Spider-Man: No More! Plot as seen in The Amazing Spider-Man Comic Issue # 50 - but it's not the MCU version of Spider-Man, at a moment when all Spider-Man fans are going to clap and cheer, Andrew Garfield's web slinger goes through with the portal that Ned creates. After a hilarious scene with Garfield's Peter Parker, MJ, Ned's grandmother, and Ned, Ned opens up yet another portal to find Holland's Peter and eventually finds another Spider-Man - and this time it's Tobey Maguire's version in No Way Home The performance of the show attracts the greatest cheers, and for good reason. Maguire and Garfield's Spider-Men are as popular as Hollands, and the trio humourously interacting and teaming up in the finale of the film is a joy. Spider-Man: No Way Home: is Charlie Cox 'Daredevil in the MCU movie? This is another major cameo that has been heavily suggested by online speculation as well. Yes, Charlie Cox - who portrayed Matt Murdock / Daredevil on Netflix's Daredevil TV show - is also on No Way Home. It's only there for one scene, about 10 minutes, but it's still another wonderful take. After Hollands Parker was installed as public enemy number one for allegedly killing Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far From Home, he was arrested and interrogated by authorities. Released on bail, he hires Cox's Murdock as his attorney, and after the latter reviews his case, Murdock says that Peter has plausible evidence. So the charges won't stand - much to the delight of Peter, his Aunt May and Happy Hogan. A quick chat after this reveal also gives us a glimpse into Murdock's Daredevil powers. A brick is thrown through Peter's apartment window, but Murdock catches it. It's another adorable scene that is purely fan-service, and when Peter asks Murdock how he caught the brick, Murdock simply replies, "I'm a very good lawyer." Obviously, he doesn't want them to know he's a superhero, which is ironic since Spider-Man is another overpowering being who wants to hide his identity again after the events of Far From Home. Online speculation has suggested that Cox will repeat his role as Murdock / Daredevil on Echo's upcoming Disney Plus show, as well as possibly his own solo foray on the MCU. Given the comments from Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige suggesting we'll be seeing more of Murdock across the board (via CinemaBlend), this is a very definite possibility. Spider-Man: No Way Home: Who Dies in the Marvel Movie? Spider-Man: No Way Home is the webslinger's darkest movie to date - and that means not everyone survives. In a sequence that will break the hearts of fans, Aunt May dies in the second act of the film. When Spider-Man and Aunt May try to stop the movie's numerous villains from escaping and ravaging New York, Aunt May is stabbed to death by Green Goblin's glider. While it initially looks like she's simply dejected, it quickly turns out that she was fatally wounded. A harrowing scene follows in which Aunt May dies in Peter's arms. Given that the MCU version of Spider-Man has already lost his uncle Ben, this is another emotional hammer blow for Peter. After MJ and Ned introduce Holland's Peter Maguire and Garfields iterations, the quintet cooks up a plan to stop the villains. But not by killing them: instead, they choose to cure them of their villainous ways by robbing them of their powers. The three Peters work together to develop antidotes for each villain and then lure them to the Statue of Liberty - Doctor Strange's pit jail. that contains a spell that would open the multiverse wide - to end their reign of terror. However, the trio is surpassed by Electro, Sandman and Lizard. That is, until Peter from Holland revises his plan: instead of working alone, the trio must work together to defeat a single villain at a time. When they put the plan into action, the Spider-Men overwhelm and heal the three villains, showing that teamwork can really make the dream work. But the fight is not over yet. Green Goblin shows up and steals Strange's prison dice. To his surprise, the reformed Doc Ock - whom Hollands Peter saved earlier in the film - prevents him from escaping and snatches the cube back. Cue a massive explosion that causes MJ to fall off the scaffolding of the Statue of Liberty, unleashing Strange's multi-universal spells. Holland's Peter tries to save MJ, but is stopped by Green Goblin. In another moment of emotional fan service, however, Garfield's Spider-Man saves MJ instead - and is redeemed after failing to save his girlfriend Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014. Hollands Spider-Man uses a pumpkin bomb to crash Green Goblin's glider. The couple fight, and after Spider-Man overpowers his enemy, he tries to kill Green Goblin with his own glider. Maguire's Spider-Man stops him but is stabbed to death by Green Goblin (don't worry, Maguire's Spider-Man survives). While the villain cackles, Garfield's Spider-Man Green Goblins throws cure at Hollands Webslinger, who injects the antidote into his opponent, causing him to lose his powers and be defeated. fights to prevent the other universes from colliding with the MCU. Until Peter von Holland tells him to cast a spell that will make everyone forget that he is Spider-Man. As you will remember from earlier in the movie, villains from other universes attempt to enter the MCU after Strange's botched spell alerted them that Peter Parker is Spider-Man. So if Strange makes everyone forget he's Spidey, other villains will be prevented from getting into the MCU. Strange agrees to work the spell. Peter has a tearful goodbye to the other Spider-Men, MJ and Ned. Maguire and Garfield's Spider-Men and their respective villains are sent back to their universes, and Holland's Spider-Man swings away from the scene as Strange's spell takes effect. Some time later Holland's Peter visits MJ and Ned works in the café MJ works at. Later he visits Aunt May's grave, where he is accompanied by Happy, who does not recognize Peter. The two share a tender moment before Peter leaves. The last scene of the film shows Holland's Peter moving into the first apartment that he will rent by himself. In the end, he creates a new Spider-Man suit, reminiscent of the costumes worn by Maguire and Garfield, before swinging into town while snow falls around him to stop an ongoing crime. The mid-credits scene from No Way Home unites us with Tom Hardy's Eddie Brock / Venom from Sony's live-action Spider-Verse. He's sitting at a bar - drunk, no less - trying to understand what the bartender (Cristo Fernandez by Ted Lasso) is telling him about Iron Man, Hulk, Thanos and Spider-Man. It's all done in an amusing way, with Venom constantly stepping in with derogatory comments and humorous suggestions. When Brock gets up to find Spider-Man, Doctor Strange's spell brings him back into his own universe. The first can see the symbiote find Holland's Spider-Man and join him in what would finally give us the MCU version of Spider-Man's black suit. The second, meanwhile, could result in Eddie Brock's MCU iteration being linked to the symbiote, giving us an MCU version of Venom that may be fighting Spider-Man. If Holland stays as a web slinger for another movie, then Spider-Man 4 could see a fight between the Wallcrawler and another iconic enemy. The No Way Home post-credits scene is actually a teaser trailer for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness - i.e. the next movie on Marvel's board. In it, we see Strange reuniting with Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, who thinks Strange wants to question her about what happened in Westview on the WandaVision TV show. Instead, he asks her for help in finding out more about the multiverse - and it doesn't take long before things get really weird. We get our first look at Xochitl Gomez as MCU newcomer America Chavez, Strange battling a multidimensional creature called Gargantos in New York, and the return of Chiwetel Ejiofor's Mordo, who wears longer hair when we last saw him in Doctor Strange in 2016 to have. We also see Strange, Wanda and Chavez gazing out at the multiverse from behind a pressure-sealed steel door normally found on a submarine or ship. The biggest surprise, however, remains at the end. Mordo informs Strange that Strange itself is the greatest threat to the MCU. Cut to a shot of an evil Doctor Strange - alias Doctor Strange Supreme, whom the fans will recognize from Marvel's animated What If ...? However, before anything is revealed, the screen goes black. What does this mean for Doctor Strange 2 and the rest of the MCU? It means the multiverse is going nowhere, and if we thought things were surreal by now, just wait for Doctor Strange 2 to hit theaters in May 2022 already in the UK - we shouldn't wait long for Doctor's first teaser Strange and the Multiverse of Madness.Thor: Love and Thunder: Everything We Know So far As a TechRadar entertainment reporter, Tom can be found with all the breaking movies, TV shows, and streaming service news you need to know. As an NCTJ accredited journalist, Tom also writes reviews, analytical articles, opinion pieces, and interviewed features on the largest franchises, actors, directors, and other industry leaders. Away from work, Tom can try out the latest video games, immerse himself in his favorite sport, soccer, and pet every dog ​​he encounters in the outside world. 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Elton John and Ed Sheeran team up with LadBaby for fourth Christmas attempt # 1 - WATCH

ELTON JOHN and Ed Sheeran recorded at LadBaby's # 1 Christmas Trial in 2021, with all proceeds going to charity. (Author: Gardener)

Ed SheeranElton John and Ed Sheeran have already released their festive charity track Merry Christmas. But in the race for Christmas # 1, the megastars are teaming up with LadBaby to help him get a December fourth at the top for a good cause. Mark and Roxanne Hoyle made the announcement this morning by teasing their new novelty song, Sausage Rolls For Everyone. The couple hit the screen in a highly anticipated new Instagram post that read, “So who's ready to make history for a good cause with a sausage roll? They tried this fourth # 1 Christmas party together for The Trussell Trust. Over 4.5 million of them are children and 1.5 million are retirees. "So we're here to make a difference this Christmas and to raise as much money as possible for the people in the UK who need it most." Ed Sheeran channeled Love Indeed with Elton John for the Christmas single The Four continued: " Our song is called Sausage Rolls for Everyone and is available for pre-order now on Amazon and iTunes. 100 percent of the profit from the song goes to the charity The Trussell Trust Foodbank. So please pre-order the song now and try to end the food hunger in the UK. So who wants to hear a little teaser of the song? ”After Ed LadBabys stole“ Yes, buddy! ”. Buzzword, they shared a sneak peek of the track ahead of its release next week. Sausage Rolls for Everyone, LadBaby's parody of Ed and Elton's Merry Christmas song, which also raises money for the Ed Sheeran Suffolk Music Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Mark and Roxanne said, "We always said that if we could expand and raise even more money for the Trussell Trust, we would only go for a fourth number one." Done: the music world with the social media world to join and join forces to make a difference for the people in the UK who need it most! “Ed and Elton are pop kings and they both had great success this Christmas, so we're honored and excited to come together to help families out this Christmas and bring back the true Christmas spirit with the power of sausage rolls! ] Elton John on Queen privately: 'Don't dispute with me! REVIEW: Ed Sheeran and Elton John's new single Merry Christmas support and present LadBaby's very entertaining rework of Merry Christmas. “All profits will be donated to The Trussell Trust, a very wonderful and important charity.

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Carol Vorderman says goodbye to the "happy place" Sloblock Hall

The 60-year-old presenter shared a series of palatial photos with her 192,000 followers on Monday and described herself as a "happy woman" who "had a lot of fun" on the property. (Author: Gardener)

Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman said goodbye to her luxurious Bristol home - Sloblock Hall - in an emotional Instagram post. The 60-year-old presenter shared a series of palatial photos with her 192,000 followers on Monday and described herself as a "happy woman" who "had a lot of fun" on the property. The impressive series of snapshots showed the former countdown host posing in the modern kitchen and on the edge of the pool, which was equipped with a diving board. A thoughtful Carol wrote: 'SLOBLOCK HALL goodbye, my happy place ..... I am a happy woman ❤️❤️ I wish all the best and health and laughter to the new family that calls you home now ❤️❤️ Cheers SLOBLOCK us had a great time'. The mother of two also marked the sale of the property she "built 15 years ago" with a throwback countdown parody that provided the inspiration for the Sloblock Hall name. She encouraged her followers to check out this clip from @stephenfryactually and Hugh Laurie and the first ever parody by Richard Whiteley and me. The video showed the Carol impersonator placing BOLLOCSK on the letterboard, but the obviously colorful language is not offered when the 30 second timer expires. Carol explained in a long caption: COUNTDOWN STORY Today I sold and said goodbye to a house that I built 15 years ago ... the house of a thousand parties ❤️❤️ I called it SLOBLOCK HALL ... life .... 'Check out this clip from @stephenfryactually and Hugh Laurie and the first parody by Richard Whiteley and me. .❤️❤️ 'So I named my home after life and ego and showbiz and taking yourself too seriously .... SLOBLOCK HALL meaning It's HALL B ****** S. I never thought I'd get the name through the council's naming committee but I did because I didn't tell them what it meant !!!! Made me laugh every time I walked through the gates More pictures in the next post ❤️❤️ #housesale #home.

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Chaos as travelers stay in quarantine hotels after the Red List is scrapped

Health Minister Sajid Javid said Wednesday that travelers to quarantine hotels that were Covid negative would be released (Author: Gardener)

ChaosTravelers were still being held in quarantine hotels despite being removed from the red list of countries with some fled countries despite risking £ 10,000 fines. In chaotic scenes, some hotel quarantine residents say they left government-approved facilities early and returned home despite not having permission. Health Minister Sajid Javid said Wednesday that travelers to quarantine hotels that were Covid negative would be released and refunded for the unused portion of their stay. He told reporters, "Anyone who is in a quarantine hotel that has not tested positive, I want to see them leave those hotels today and get a refund for the part of the space they booked that they didn't use." It comes after ministers removed all 11 countries from the red travel list at 4 a.m. on Wednesday. However, guests at hotels were previously told that they would be released from their 10-day quarantine later on Wednesday but should stay for the time being or face fines. People who violate the Red List quarantine rules can face a fine of up to £ 10,000. A guest near Gatwick Airport said the BBC hotel staff tried to prevent her from leaving but she left. Another said security guards told her and her husband to return to their rooms, but they were able to get on a minibus they had arranged to take them home. The couple took lateral flow tests and tested negative on Wednesday morning before leaving. Jonathan Mogford, who is in charge of the managed quarantine service at the UK Health Authority (UKHSA), was asked about reports that some people fled hotels after the UK Red List was removed at 4 a.m. Mr Mogford told the Commons Transport Committee, “The common practice has been that once you have started hotel quarantine, you have to complete it. “For this delisting, which Omicron proceeded with unexpectedly quickly, we would like to approve the people at an early stage. "We will take care of the arrangements for this as soon as possible, we have to make sure that we do not release Covid- or Omicron-positive guests immediately." Mr Mogford told the committee there have been "unprecedented high rates" of positive Covid cases in travelers quarantined from the 11 Red List countries, including South Africa and Nigeria. He said the latest numbers suggest that "almost 5% of people in the hotels are positive". In this round of the red list "around 5,000 guests came through," he said. His comments suggest that around 250 of these people tested positive. UKHSA managing director Dr. Jenny Harries said travel restrictions had "a time and a place" to protect public health. She told MPs that the Red List was revived last month "as a delaying tactic," giving Britain "time to prepare for the Omicron variant". But now that the strain's growth rate in the UK is "significant" it is "really important" that country-specific restrictions be lifted, said Dr. Harries. Committee members and former Labor Cabinet Secretary Ben Bradshaw alleged Transport Secretary Grant Shapps had told him the travel test regime was "pointless". He said: “The Minister of Health told me in the house yesterday that he thought it was pointless, and the Minister of Transport told me last night in the lobby of the division that he also thought it was pointless. Travelers who have been released from quarantine hotels 12 hours after the red list was removed. Travelers who are locked in quarantine hotels must be notified when they will be released

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When UK travel restrictions could be completely abolished as all countries are removed from the red list

Health Minister Sajid Javid promised to "act quickly" to lift travel restrictions, which were first imposed to limit the spread of the Omicron variant (Author: Gardener)

UKTravel restrictions to limit the spread of the Omicron variant remain in place - but Health Minister Sajid Javid has removed all 11 countries from the red list. Strict travel bans and test requirements are now of little or no use in the fight against the highly transferable new variant, which is quickly gaining acceptance, according to scientists. The Red List was revived in late November to slow down imports of the highly transferable Omicron variant into the UK. During a Covid update from Mr Javid to Parliament on Monday afternoon, Exeter Labor MP Ben Bradshaw asked why travel restrictions are still in place as the Health Secretary agreed last week that the measures were now "pointless". Mr Javid admitted that Mr Bradshaw made a "good point", saying he hoped to act swiftly with the Department of Transportation on the matter and announced a day later that all nations on the Red List are lifting quarantine rules on hotels would. The Minister of Health said the proliferation of Omicron in the UK and around the world means the travel red list "is now less effective in slowing the penetration of Omicron from overseas". The UK government's red travel list included 11 nations, all in Africa, all of which will be canceled on Wednesday 15th December at 4 a.m. According to travel regulations, anyone who has visited a Red List country in the past 10 days - with the exception of British and Irish residents and citizens - is prohibited from entering the UK. Last Wednesday, Mr Javid said all travel restrictions could end "very soon" while Boris Johnson said the red list could be removed soon. When challenged against the travel ban at a Covid # 10 press conference, Mr Johnson said, "Given the way Omicron is now sowing around the world, not just in Red List countries, I think we are see the Red List and How do we do it. "While the Prime Minister only talked about abolishing the Red List, Mr Javid went further and said there was less need for" any travel restrictions. "Travel bans are now" a waste of time " UK has more cases of Omicron than some countries on the red list, according to a leading Covid scientist. Tim Alderslade, CEO of the industry association Airlines UK, said the decision to remove all countries from the red list "makes perfect sense, but works." not nearly far enough. ”He said,“ If the Red List isn't necessary because Omicron is established here at home, then there will be costly emergencies too Tests and isolation measures are not required even for fully vaccinated travelers, which again puts us in complete conflict with the rest of Europe. " "They're tests that deter travel, not the relatively limited Red List." David Frost, executive director of the South Africa Tourism Services trade association, said: “This is welcome news, but the red listing of southern Africa for just three weeks has caused incalculable damage to jobs and livelihoods in the region, with little discernible benefit to the region health consequences in the UNITED KINGDOM region.

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Great Britain removes all countries from the Red List

The UK has removed all 11 countries from the UK red list as cases of Omicron increase in the UK and in countries around the world. (Author: Gardener)

Great BritainThe UK government has announced that all 11 countries on the UK red list will be removed on Wednesday December 15th at 4:00 am as Omicron spreads to countries around the world. UK ministers have agreed to remove all 11 remaining countries from the UK red list following a review of the UK's latest risk assessment from the UK Health and Safety Authority (UKHSA). As cases of Omicron increase in the UK and in countries around the world, the Travel Red List is less effective at slowing the penetration of the variant from abroad and these temporary measures are no longer proportionate. The Red List served its purpose of delaying the spread of Omicron in the UK in order to give the government time to learn more about this variant and prepare for its potential impact. All vaccinated passengers arriving in the UK are required to take a pre-flight test (PCR or Lateral Flow) 2 days prior to departure for the UK and a PCR test on or before day 2 and self-isolate until they get a negative result. Unvaccinated passengers are also required to take a pre-flight test and PCR test on days 2 and 8 and self-isolate for 10 days. These testing measures are vital to preventing further cases of Omicron from entering the UK, preventing travelers from passing it on to others if they are infected, and helping the government monitor the risk of overseas travel. The government recognizes the impact of temporary health measures on the travel and aviation industries. These measures - red list, tests for arrivals and mandatory self-isolation for vaccinated travelers - will be reviewed again on January 5th at the beginning of the new year. The government would once again like to thank South Africa for the early exchange of information and continued commitment to helping the global community better understand the risks posed by Omicron. Sajid Javid, Minister for Health and Welfare said: “Now there is a community broadcast of Omicron in the UK and Omicron has spread so far around the world that the travel red list is now less effective at penetrating From Omicron from overseas to slow down our preliminary testing for international travel, we will remove all eleven countries from the Red Travel List starting at 4:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. "Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps said," With the community broadcast here as well as similar rates up The whole world is right that we are removing the 11 countries from our red list and that these changes are the next sensible steps if we continue to approach this variant. We remain focused on achieving our booster target for all adults by the end of Year, and while we will maintain our travel testing measures for the time being, we will do this posit ion check in the first week of January. " Joss Croft, UKinbound CEO, said: “We're delighted to have all 11 countries removed from the red list, but UK vaccinated international arrivals testing requirements continue to stifle companies in the inbound tourism industry, which employs over 500,000 Britons. The Minister of Health acknowledged that Omicron is community-owned in the UK, that it is rapidly becoming the predominant variety, and that the justification for our travel restrictions is minimal. The government must continue to respond to these comments and immediately remove the PCR tests on day 2 and quarantine them on arrival. ”Although all countries have now been removed from the red list, the managed quarantine hotel policy remains to be as to act as a crucial line of defense against the importation of worrying variants. In view of the early indications of the shortened incubation period of the Omicron variant, passengers are advised to carry out the pre-flight test as soon as possible before their scheduled departure to Great Britain and at least 2 days before departure. UKHSA continues to monitor the situation closely, in collaboration with scientific and public health organizations around the world, and the government is working with the World Health Organization and countries around the world to better understand the new variant.

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All countries removed from the NI Red List

All UK regions agree to remove all countries from the Red List for Travel (Author: Gardener)

UKThe deletion of the countries from the red list is carried out by an amendment to the regulations on health protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) (NI) 20201. The 11 countries to be deleted from the red list are Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi , Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Pre-departure tests (PDT) for vaccinated comers over 12 years of age in the 48 hours prior to the start of the first leg of their journey to Northern Ireland will remain in place, as will the obligation for vaccinated comers who are not on the red list to self-isolate and take away a day 2 PCR test. Arrivals must also remain in isolation until they either get a negative day 2 PCR test result, or they will remain in self-isolation for 10 days after arriving in Northern Ireland if their day 2 test result is positive. News archive | Send messages | Get the latest news for your website Belfast City Deal £ 1 Billion to Create 20,000 New Jobs The first City Deal for Northern Ireland will unlock £ 1 billion in transformative co-investments that enable more than 20 highly ambitious projects and programs create up to 20,000 new jobs. New Police Framework to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls A new national framework has been developed that sets out the measures required by every police force to make all women and girls safer. £ 16.2 million announced for new 15 acre Newry City Park A new 15 acre city park is to be created in Newry after Treasury Secretary Conor Murphy committed £ 16.2 million. The Albert Basin Park project will be financed from the first tranche of allocations from the Executive's City / Growth Deals supplementary fund. Prestige Insurance Creates 60 New Jobs at NI Prestige Insurance Holdings - comprised of a group of NI insurance companies - has announced an investment of more than £ 3 million and the creation of up to 60 new jobs. Given and accused O'Neill of "extraordinary waiver of responsibility" The SDLP has stated that the absence of the First and Vice-First Ministers during a key Congregation debate on vaccine certification is "an extraordinary waiver of responsibility". Alliance Welcomes Executive Rejection of DUP Abortion Act Restrictions The Alliance has welcomed the executive branch's decision to reject a draft law for private DUP members aimed at restricting women's suffrage. Sinn Féin once again calls on the government to abandon amnesty plans Sinn Féin has reiterated its call for the UK government to abandon its amnesty plan for British state forces and to meet its legal obligations through the full implementation of the Stormont House Agreement. All Countries Removed from NI Red List The NI Board announced that all countries, like all other UK regions, have been removed from the Red List for Travel. The NI Board of Directors has announced that all countries, like all other UK regions, have been removed from the Red List for Travel. As a precaution, the red list was reintroduced at the end of November after the appearance of the Omicron variant. As a precaution, the red list was reintroduced at the end of November after the appearance of the Omicron variant. Minister urges people to have a say in the green growth strategy Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Edwin Poots has called on people to take part in a consultation on the proposed green growth strategy. Other News Coming Soon Public Urges the Public to Sign Petition to Ban Dog Hunting The Alliance has urged the public to sign a petition calling for a ban on dog hunting in Northern Ireland. MLA John Blair made the call after his historic law banning wild mammal hunting with dogs was blocked by Stormont. Another mostly cloudy day with some light rain, although a few slightly stronger bumps are possible in the north. Maybe later in South Down it will get lighter with some sunshine. Maximum temperature 11 ° C. Any light rain over the northern areas, dissipating to the north as the clearer sky spreads from the south. Minimum temperature 5 ° C.

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The Red List has already done incalculable damage to Africa

The Red List has already done incalculable damage to Africa (Author: Gardener)

AfricaPlanning a long-distance vacation 10 days before Christmas would be a ridiculous idea in a "normal" year. But Justin Fenton and his family are hastily packing their bags and confirming flights to Cape Town in time for the Christmas season - a task made even more complicated by the need to ensure fast turnaround times for PCRs. Ironically, Justin had booked his family vacation months ago when South Africa was first fired from the UK red list. "Fortunately we persevered and didn't cancel completely," says the father of two from North London. Yesterday's announcement that eleven African countries would be removed from the red list looks in some ways like an act of divine intervention. While tour operators, airlines, and travelers are relieved that business can finally resume, many are wondering why it was shut down in the first place. "These red lists were a rabid diversion, a fraudulent and completely false guilt game that the Ministry of Transport had used earlier," complains Paul Goldstein, co-owner of the Kicheche safari camps in Kenya. "To quit now is far too late for the Christmas tourism reindeer who has already locked the beleaguered stable ... Make a proper bird to Her Majesty at will." Uncertainty, inconsistency and unnecessarily draconian measures have prevailed in heavily tourism-dependent countries, especially the UK Tourism, already wreaked irreversible damage. According to a survey of 390 South African operators, a total of £ 50 million was lost to cancellations within 48 hours of the omicron Red listing being announced at the end of November. The Morukuru family, who own properties in De Hoop and Madikwe, looked forward to a busy Christmas season with over 90 percent occupancy. But all international bookings were gone within a few days. African Bush Camps, which is active in several South African countries, also experienced a sudden wave of cancellations. "This is particularly devastating for a month that was meant to be high season," says founder and CEO Beks Ndlovu. He warns that deep wounds caused by loss of tourism revenue will take a long time to heal. "It is only in the past few weeks that we have seen a wave of rhino poaching in South Africa - a consequence of travel restrictions that harm these destinations." The fact that the British government has only redlisted African countries - even though the omicron variant is in London is likely to be more common than Lesotho - has also led to allegations of discrimination, racism and moral negligence. “My primary concern is that the sense of partnership and trust that existed between the UK and the South African nations has been undermined by policies that effectively paralyze large parts of African economies and the livelihoods of many Africans without consultation, without warning and without any science, ”said Colin Bell, CEO of SATSA, a trade organization that represents 1,350 South African companies. These measures have contributed directly to an increase in poverty and thus to the loss of biodiversity, as so many more people will be forced to live on the land again. ”Regardless of the rules that force healthy people to spend time and money in extortionate hotels to waste, variants have become widespread. "Red lists and hotel quarantines are the epitome of breaking a butterfly on a bike," says Jarrod Kyte, product and sales director of Steppes Travel. "They are cumbersome and largely useless, they do far more harm than good, but our government is blindly headed in the same direction, fueled by the need to be seen to do something." Alice Gully, co-owner of Aardvark Safaris, believes the broken system needs a radical overhaul. “It is completely illogical to close certain countries while the rest of the world remains open; this has been proven time and time again. Rather than hoarding vaccine boosters for the winter of 2022, we need to better assist other countries in adopting vaccines to try to eliminate future strains and protect global spread. "Added Kerry Golds, MD of Abercrombie & Kent : "What is needed is a clear and consistent approach to restrictions that will make both travelers and tour operators more confident." So far, there has been no official endorsement of Number 10 on the traveler chaos or harm done to developing countries; not even an admission that red listing and hotel quarantine didn't work - and never will. As December 25 approaches, this may be a Christmas present that Cabinet would like to put at the top of their shopping list.

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