Fury as education regulator tells universities marking students down for bad spelling is ELITIST

Fury as education regulator tells universities that marking students down for bad spelling is ELITIST Academics have been told that insisting on good written English discriminates  Some universities have been adopting so-called ‘inclusive assessment’ systems Regulator wants to reduce gap between white and black student attainment rate  By Julie Henry For The Mail On Sunday … Read more

Covid UK: AstraZeneca shares fall 1% after regulator says under-30s should not take vaccine

AstraZeneca‘s share price has slumped by one per cent after UK health chiefs said Britons under 30 should not take its vaccine. The British-Swedish pharmaceutical firm, based in Cambridge, suffered a blow to its jab this afternoon following mounting evidence linking it to rare blood clots. The company’s shares were trading at 7.110 points on Tuesday … Read more

Under-30s should NOT be given the AstraZeneca vaccine, says UK regulator

Under-30s should NOT be given the AstraZeneca vaccine, says UK regulator in blow to Britain’s jab roll-out after 79 people suffer brain blood clots out of 20MILLION doses – but officials insist benefits outweigh risks for the vast majority of people Government’s vaccine advisory group recommending healthy people aged 19 to 29 offered different vaccine … Read more

Under-30s should NOT take the AstraZeneca vaccine, says UK regulator

Under-30s should NOT take the AstraZeneca vaccine, says UK regulator in blow to Britain’s jab roll-out after 79 people suffer brain blood clots out of 20MILLION doses – but officials insist benefits outweigh risks for the vast majority of people By Connor Boyd Assistant Health Editor For Mailonline Published: 15:16 BST, 7 April 2021 | … Read more

Europe Covid vaccines: Regulator probes Sputnik V over ethical concerns

EU is investigating claims Russia’s Sputnik V trials contravened ethical and scientific standards and test subjects were ‘forced to take part’ European Medicines Agency will probe whether ‘volunteers’ were pressured to take part in Sputnik V vaccine trials in Russia  Comes after texts were uncovered showing boss of government office berating his staff for failing … Read more

European drug regulator warns there is a ‘CLEAR’ link between AstraZeneca’s jab and blood clots

A European drug regulator chief has insisted there is a ‘clear’ link between AstraZeneca’s Covid jab and blood clots. Marco Cavaleri, the head of vaccines at the European Medicines Agency, told Italian newspaper Il Messaggero: ‘In my opinion, we can say it now, it is clear there is a link with the vaccine. But we … Read more

UK regulator finds total of 30 blood clots from 18 million people given the AstraZeneca vaccine

UK regulator finds total of 30 blood clots including 22 in the brain from 18 million people given the AstraZeneca vaccine out – but insist the benefits still outweigh the risks By Reuters Published: 00:47 BST, 2 April 2021 | Updated: 02:52 BST, 2 April 2021 British regulators on Thursday said they have identified 30 … Read more

Carrie Symonds charity hit by official spending probe: Regulator is to investigate finances at zoo

Watchdogs have launched a dramatic inquiry into Carrie Symonds‘ zoo charity. The Charity Commission is carrying out a statutory probe – its most serious type of investigation – into spending at the Aspinall Foundation following revelations in the Daily Mail. It will examine allegations of financial mismanagement at the charity, which hired Miss Symonds earlier … Read more

Smart motorway death crash statistics will be analysed by roads regulator

Smart motorway death crash statistics will be analysed by roads regulator as Grant Shapps continues to insist they are safe The Transport Secretary has ordered an independent review of safety data  Fourteen people were killed in 2019 on motorways without a hard shoulder  A coroner said smart motorways ‘present an ongoing risk of future deaths’ By … Read more

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Feeble regulator lets greedy insurers off the hook

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Shame on the regulator for allowing insurers to continue ripping off loyal customers By Victoria Bischoff for the Daily Mail Published: 22:00 GMT, 23 March 2021 | Updated: 22:00 GMT, 23 March 2021 For more than a decade, Money Mail has campaigned to stop insurers mercilessly ripping off loyal customers. This practice of … Read more