Covid-19 hospital admissions have increased in Sunderland and other parts of Britain, with the UK Health Security Agency now monitoring the latest variant dubbed “Kraken”. Kraken, or its official name XBB.1.5, was first discovered in the US in October but the variant has now been discovered in the UK with one in 20 cases being […]
Andrew Gimson’s comprehensive retelling of Boris Johnson’s tumultuous time as Prime Minister. Andrew Gimson begins his biography of Boris Johnson with Johnson’s obituary. His actual obituary, not his political one. Gimson was commissioned by the Daily Mail in April 2020 to give his account of Johnson’s life, in case the then Prime Minister died of […]
By Josep Aulet Salazar, Mitchell Tapner & Luke Duden Stocks of lateral flow tests in pharmacies across Sunderland have been completely wiped out, Spark can reveal, as the days of free Covid19 testing become a memory. And none of the 15 pharmacies we researched across the city have yet been told how and when they […]
We asked Sunderland residents how the Covid-19 pandemic affected their drinking habits.