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Majority of parents to do not want to return to the office

A survey conducted by nursery provider Bright Horizons has shown that the overwhelming majority of working parents do not want to return to their ordinary office working conditions. Just 13% said that they want to return to pre-pandemic ways of working, whilst 48% said they are considering asking for more remote working.

Research released today has revealed that less than a sixth of parents want to return to pre-pandemic working conditions.
Research released today has revealed that less than a sixth of parents want to return to pre-pandemic working conditions.

Social distancing could be causing unintended health defects, warns professor

Keeping the public in lockdown could be leading to unintended health defects, Sunetra Gupta, professor of theoretical epidemiology at the University of Oxford has warned, adding that immune systems could be drastically weakened by the lack of exposure to germs, making people increasingly vulnerable to future pandemics.

Glasgow attacker named

The attacker shot dead by police during Friday's stabbing incident in Glasgow – in which six people were hospitalized – has been named as 28-year-old Badreddin Abadlla Adam, from Sudan.

Norfolk and Suffolk coronavirus figures

Yesterday's figures produced by Public Health England showed that there was one new case in Norfolk, taking the total to 2,244, and three new cases in Suffolk, taking the total to 1,551.

Nationwide, there has been 890 new cases and 100 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the overall cases to 310,250 and overall deaths to 43,514.

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