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Lily Allen is launching her own sex toy.The singer, 35, has been working on her device, which will be called Liberty, with German adult toy manufacturer Womanizer.
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Nadine Dorries told MPs she is "no longer immune" to coronavirus as she rejected the notion that there can be herd immunity without a vaccine.The health minister, 62, was the first MP to be diagnosed with Covid-19 in March.
Britain is looking to force the body responsible for running London to sell off land and cut running costs as part of a fractious financial COVID-19 bailout designed to keep the capital's transport system running. London Mayor Sadiq Khan, from the opposition Labour Party, has called for a 5.7 billion pound ($7.4 billion) package for Transport for London (TfL) after commuters deserted public trains and busses during the pandemic. Khan says in return the government is insisting on higher fares and a raft of other revenue raising mechanisms such as increasing the size of the congestion zone which requires drivers to pay a fee to drive in the city.
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Analysing sewage for traces of coronavirus is helping officials spot outbreaks in areas where relatively few people have been tested. The government-led scheme is detecting fragments of genetic material from the virus, which pass out from people's bodies when they use the toilet. More than 90 wastewater treatment sites are now being tested across the UK.