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Germany easing restrictions on travel from UK, Portugal

Germany’s national disease control center said late Monday that Britain, Portugal, Russia, India and Nepal will be removed from the country’s highest risk category of “virus variant areas” effective Wednesday.

Johnson says restrictions to ease, UK must live with virus

Britain has recorded more than 128,000 coronavirus deaths, the second-highest toll in Europe after Russia, and infections are rising now due to the highly transmissible delta variant.

US denies Iran claims of prisoner deal; UK plays it down

The issue burst into public view with a report in Iran of a deal for the Islamic Republic to release U.S. and British prisoners in exchange for Tehran receiving billions of dollars.

Prince Philip is laid to rest as somber queen sits alone

The procession and funeral took place out of public view within the grounds of the castle but was shown live on television.

EU agency: Rare clots possibly linked to AstraZeneca shot

However, it declined Wednesday to impose any new age restrictions on the vaccine, saying the benefits of the shot still outweigh risks.

UK eyes testing COVID-19 passports at mass gatherings

The test events will take place later this month and in May and will include soccer’s FA Cup semi-final and final at London’s Wembley Stadium.

UK: Benefits outweigh risks for AstraZeneca despite 7 deaths

MHRA said had identified 30 cases of rare blood clot events out of 18.1 million AstraZeneca doses administered up to and including March 24.

Half of UK adults have gotten one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday that more people received injections on Friday than any day since the country's vaccination program began in early December.

Prince William defends UK royal family against racism claims

He said the royals are “very much not a racist family.”

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Novant Health suspends hundreds of employees over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Novant Health released an update on Tuesday on its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program for employees.

North Carolina man accused of assaulting firemen during fire

Authorities have arrested a man who they say assaulted firefighters as they fought a fire at his North Carolina home.

Pet Pals: 6-month-old Pitbull is looking for his forever home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 6-month-old Pitbull named Prince and is in need of a forever home after being found as a stray.

Dog who completed bucket list in New Hanover County dies of canine lymphoma

In August, we reported the story of Petey, a three-year-old dog suffering from canine lymphoma.