NTD UK News Full Broadcast (Dec. 21)

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December 21, 2021NTD UK News

The chancellor announces 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) of support for businesses in the hospitality industry as their profits tumble. Pubs and restaurants usually busy this season have seen takings drop 40 percent since the nation was told to limit social contact.

As Omicron becomes the dominant variant in Scotland, the Scottish government tightens rules on public events, limiting the number to just 500 for outdoor events.

Some scientific models estimate Omicron could lead to thousands of deaths, unless there are more restrictions. But how reliable is the data? We speak to the former head of health analysis at the Office for National Statistics to find out more.

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