TWELVE months ago an announcement that the Queen had caught Covid would have seriously worried the nation.
Yesterday, amid the well-wishing, there was no major cause for alarm.
Boris Johnson will repeal all pandemic regulations that restrict public freedoms in England as part of his Living With Covid plan[/caption]
Duty personified, Her Majesty told us her symptoms were like a mild cold and she would, of course, continue to work.
Even aged 95, her triple jabs mean she has an excellent chance of recovery.
Get well soon, Ma’am.
Cases have fallen by 37 per cent in a week, hospitalisations are low.
The vaccines are doing their job.
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With depressing inevitability the Labour Party and left-wing British Medical Association seized on the Queen’s illness to insist the PM is jumping the gun to save his own skin.
Fired by a determination to bring down a Tory Government at all costs, these doom-mongers got every call wrong in this pandemic.
Instead, enjoy the long-awaited moment when all restrictions come to an end on Thursday.
We are, at last, free.
AS we start to put the pandemic behind us, now is the time for Brexit Britain to turbo-charge its economy and race clear of our European rivals.
It is most certainly not the time to hit millions of hard-working families with a huge tax bombshell.
Around five million people will be dragged into the 40p income tax rate as Rishi Sunak raises £40billion by freezing thresholds[/caption]
Just when households face a massive squeeze on their finances, around five million people will be dragged into the 40p income tax rate as Chancellor Rishi Sunak raises £40billion by freezing thresholds.
Today The Sun also reveals White Van Man faces an extra £500 in fuel costs.
With already punitive energy prices, spiralling inflation and a rise in National Insurance contributions, there is a danger Brits will simply stop spending.
History shows high tax burdens shrink economies.
UK Plc badly needs growth.
This is a potential recipe for disaster.
WHEN The Sun revealed a sickening video of West Ham footballer Kurt Zouma kicking his cat, readers were outraged and demanded swift action.
Almost 200,000 people have since signed a petition calling for the Frenchman to face animal cruelty charges.
Almost 200,000 people have signed a petition calling for Kurt Zouma to face animal cruelty charges[/caption]
The RSPCA initially reacted by seizing Zouma’s two Bengal pets.
Since then there has been only silence from the charity.
In 2019 it boasted of nearly 2,000 successful prosecutions.
So why is it now dragging its heels?
What more evidence does the RSPCA still need?