“ Carrie Johnson pictured breaking Covid rules hugging friend at West End club” – Prime Minister’s wife “regrets the momentary lapse in judgment” after breaching social distancing guidelines in September 2020, the Telegraph reports. “ Tory MPs back legal challenge against masks in the classroom” – The Prime Minister has been sent a Letter before Action by lawyers for UsForThem, backed by several Conservative MPs including Sir Graham Brady, Robert Halfon and Marcus Fysh, warning there is insufficient evidence to support pupils wearing masks, according to the Telegraph. “ Looking back at lockdown: how we got it wrong” – We used scientific modelling to map the pandemic, but it seems that it painted a grimmer picture than what actually materialised, writes Sarah Knapton in the Telegraph. “ Dismissing nursing staff during crisis is ‘self-sabotage’, says RCN” – The Royal College of Nursing, a trade union and professional association, opposes vaccine mandates. “ Petition: Prohibit employers from requiring staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19” – Sign the petition on the Parliament website – already at 157,880 signatures and due to be debated in Parliament on January 24th – to make it illegal for any employer to mandate vaccination for its employees. “ Boris Johnson’s Omicron victory should not be forgotten” – Amid unsurprising public rage over No. 10 parties, the decision not to impose further restrictions in December has been stunningly vindicated, writes Andrew Lilico in the Telegraph. “ Our acceptance of a mass lock-in is more dangerous than any party” – How did this extraordinary transformation of our values occur so swiftly and with so little examination, asks Janet Daley in the Telegraph. “ Boris’s biggest mistake was taking his allies for granted” – “One of Ronald Reagan’s favourite sayings was ‘You gotta dance with the one that brung ya,’ by which he meant a leader must deliver on his obligations to those who put him into power,” writes Patrick O’Flynn in the Spectator. “Boris Johnson has had his head turned by more fashionable habitués of the political ballroom.” “ Tory MP: Downing Street staff partied but I couldn’t see my wife in hospital before our baby twins died” – Guy Opperman, a pensions minister, was unable to go and support his wife Flora when she fell ill while expecting their two sons, in the latest outpouring of anger at the hypocrisy of our masters in No. 10, reported in the Telegraph. “ Michael Gove said to be on leadership ‘manoeuvres’ by courting Tory MPs at dinner” – Levelling Up Secretary reportedly spoke at event hosted by the person who managed his last campaign for No. 10, reports the Telegraph. Please God, no. “ Austria is becoming a nightmare for the unvaccinated” – “The state is imposing itself on both the vaccinated and the unvaccinated whilst the freedoms of both are trampled underfoot. Compliance is now the only game in town,” writes Alex Story in the Spectator. “ 26 NY firehouses forced to close after firefighters refuse vaccine” – A total of 26 New York firehouses have been forced to close after firefighters refused to get vaccinated, including six in Manhattan, nine in Brooklyn, three in Queens, four in the Bronx and four in Staten Island, reports the Daily Mail. “ ‘I felt like a criminal’: Renata Voracova on being kicked out of Australia” – The Czech doubles player, whose visa was cancelled for being unvaccinated despite having an exemption, said she was made to undress during questioning and was backed by the WTA who said she ‘had done nothing wrong’, reports the Guardian. “ Concerns regarding the efficacy and safety for BNT162b2 mRNA coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine through six months” – Dr. Byram W. Bridle and colleagues on concerns regarding the Pfizer six-month trial report in NEJM, published in TrialSite News. “ How the CDC fooled the world” – A rundown of the most egregious misinformation coming out of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as collated by the Swiss Doctor. “ The Netherlands is growing tired of lockdown restrictions” – The Netherlands closed all non-essential businesses on December 19th and now as civil disobedience escalates it’s clear the Dutch will no longer tolerate the harsh lockdown, writes Senay Boztas in the Spectator. “ Covid: Vaccine vs infection myocarditis risk” – Dr. Sebastian Rushworth discusses the Oxford study in Nature Medicine that tells us the risk of myocarditis after vaccination versus Covid infection. “ Nearly 140 Scientific Papers Detail The Minuscule Effect CO2 Has On Earth’s Temperature” – As of 2016 this list had only 50 papers on it. In less than six years the list has grown to 137 (as of today), writes Kenneth Richard in Watts Up With That. “ Yet again, Cambridge’s ‘anti-racist’ professor is guilty of double standards” – Student Samuel Rubinstein in the Telegraph on the latest sins of Professor Priyamvada Gopal. “ ‘Nudge’ has no place in our democracy” – The Government’s use of behavioural science violates our freedom to judge and act for ourselves, writes Frank Furedi in Spiked.