Thousands of Covid-19 lockdown violations in England & Wales judged via non-transparent judicial procedure – reports

Follow RT on Under an opaque fast-track legal process that bypasses court hearings, thousands of people in England and Wales have reportedly been prosecuted for Covid-related offences with activists alleging widespread miscarriages of justice. Figures from a parliamentary answer this month revealed that 4,242 cases under coronavirus health protection regulations were disposed of last year […]

Vast majority of sex assaults on 1.6mn adults in England & Wales unreported to police, UK crime survey says

Follow RT on Crime data for England and Wales shows that an estimated 1.6 million people suffered sexual assault – or attempted assaults – since they were 16 years old, according to surveys from the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS says that almost half of those surveyed – 49% – were sexually […]

Majority in England & Wales won’t hesitate to get Covid jab, but survey finds under-30s and black adults most reluctant

Follow RT on Nearly 19 out of 20 people across England and Wales now think positively of Covid vaccines, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Monday. However, young people in general and black adults are most hesitant to get one. In its latest lifestyle survey, the ONS found that reluctance to receive a […]

Weekly Covid-19 deaths in England & Wales fall for first time in 2021 as antibody prevalence in over 80s shoots up

Follow RT on Weekly Covid-19 deaths have started falling across England and Wales for the first time this year as the impact of the UK’s vaccination campaign becomes noticeable. More than 32,000 people died from Covid-19 in the UK last month. There were 7,320 fatalities registered in England and Wales for the week ending February […]

Men in low-skilled jobs more likely to die from Covid-19 in England & Wales, new govt data reveals

Follow RT on Men in low-skilled jobs had the highest rate of death from Covid-19 in England and Wales among working age people between March and December 2020, according to new data from the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS). The figures, which show how coronavirus spread through and impacted different sectors in England and […]

Hundreds more dying at home in England & Wales during Covid-19 pandemic than normal year, UK govt stats body says

Follow RT on A new report on deaths in England and Wales from the UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS) has indicated that hundreds more people have been dying at home and at hospital recently than in a normal year. The figures for deaths in private homes and hospitals are 678 and 835 higher respectively […]