“ Why I’m voting against ‘Plan B’ Covid restrictions” – We must not normalise invasive and discriminatory restrictions, says Conservative MP Miriam Cates in UnHerd. “ Lockdown is coming, and the surging costs now threaten to overwhelm us” – We can’t go on like this, facing restrictions whose effects are becoming worse and worse over time, writes Sherelle Jacobs in the Telegraph. “ Dyson tells many of U.K. staff to work in office even after ‘Plan B’ guidance change ” – Vacuum cleaner maker claims large parts of business are impossible to carry out from home, reports the Guardian. “ ‘We’re stuck in no man’s land’: patients fear operations to be put back again” – NHS patients in desperate need of vital and often life-saving treatment are being neglected by the Government, which favours pouring resources and manpower into the booster rollout, reports MailOnline. “ As MPs are spooked by Omicron, Boris Johnson is social distancing… from democracy” – As he faces questions over Tory rebellions and Downing Street parties, the Prime Minister is far more than two metres away from the Commons, writes Tim Stanley in the Telegraph. “ The shocking new ‘Bedwetter’ variant” – “The variant is known to cause rampant bedwetting amongst the conformists, the cowards and those pathetic people who have no lives of their own but who love to control those of others,” says Andrew Cadman, who pens a funny and satirical piece in TCW. “ AI to track Covid patients” – “In an effort to limit infections, South Korea is to trial an artificial intelligence facial recognition system to track Covid cases in one of its most densely populated cities,” reports RT. “ Closing schools again would be unforgivable ” – We now know for certain that school closures have a devastating impact on vulnerable children, writes Patrick O’Flynn in the Telegraph. “ U.K. scientists emphasize concern about Merck’s molnupiravir” – “Many scientists now raise the concern that the drug could become a genesis of new variants in weakened immune systems,” reports Trialsite. “ Sturgeon vows not to close schools” – “Schools are expected to remain open until Christmas after Nicola Sturgeon defied unions’ demands to close them early,” reports the Times. “ Reward the sharing of Covid data with solidarity, not solitary confinement” – In sounding the alarm on the Omicron variant, South Africa was punished with travel bans – but without them the world would be flying blind, writes Chikwe Ihekweazu in the Telegraph. “ Saving us from those trying to save us ” – “The masses meekly allowed our leaders to turn their lives upside down, a prescription we should have known would cause even more unnecessary deaths and hardships,” writes Bill Rice Jr. in American Thinker. “ Social care levy could pay for endless booster programme” – “Rishi Sunak may be forced to use the new health and social care levy to fund a £5 billion per year permanent programme for Covid booster vaccines,” reports the Times. “ Pingdemic: Covid alerts threaten Australian economy as workers forced to isolate” – Almost two million Covid alerts have been issued by Service New South Wales over the past fortnight as health authorities scramble to contain the state’s rising case numbers – forcing thousands into isolation, reports the Mail Australia. “ Some hospitals drop Covid vaccine mandates to ease labour shortages” – “Some of the largest U.S. hospital systems have dropped Covid vaccine mandates for staff after a federal judge temporarily halted a Biden administration mandate,” reports the Wall Street Journal. “ Investigation finds Medicine Regulators are knowingly continuing to administer the most dangerous batches of Covid Vaccine to children” – By examining data provided by the U.S’. Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, it is becoming clearer that the vaccines are posing a risk to children, reports the Exposé. “ Archbishop: Laws alone can’t protect freedom of speech and ensure good behaviour” – “The Archbishop of Canterbury has warned against trying to ‘legislate ourselves to good behaviour’, insisting Government regulation alone cannot be the answer to protecting freedom of speech,” reports the Independent. “ Spies like EU” –In Bournbrook Magazine’s latest video essay, S.D. Wickett narrates a recent article by Collingwood, who highlights that many members of the British establishment (particularly Europhilic ones) often disregard the rights and opinions of the people, going beyond their statutory powers and accepted obligations. “ Ringleader of university backlash against Rod Liddle is Corbyn fan & aspiring MP ” – A student ringleader of the university backlash against Sun columnist Rod Liddle is a Jeremy Corbyn fan who wants to be a Labour MP, reports the Sun. “ Less fear, more fact checking” – A public health ‘expert’ gives some highly dubious and inflated figures to Sky News about the number of people hospitalised with Covid in Wales.