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5 defenders Liverpool could turn to in Virgil van Dijk’s injury absence – Mirror Online

Van Dijk is expected to be ruled out for much of the campaign after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury following Jordan Pickford’s crunching t…

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Liverpool’s season is under threat if being de-railed as defender Virgil van Dijk faces a battle to play again in this campaign.
The Dutchman is set to undergo surgery on an injury to his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) after suffering it during Saturday’s Merseyside derby.
A horror tackle from Jordan Pickford saw the Everton goalkeeper clatter van Dijk with a wild lunge, forced him off just 11 minutes.
While a timeframe has not been set on van Dijk’s return, Liverpool could be without th…

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Keir Starmer contacted by police after collision with cyclist in London – The Guardian

Rider taken to hospital after incident involving car said to be driven by Labour’s leader

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Police are investigating a collision involving the Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, in which a cyclist was taken to hospital.
Starmer is understood to have been driving through north-west London around midday on Sunday when the crash occurred in Kentish Town.
A spokesman for the opposition leader said he reported the incident to a police station soon afterwards and has been in touch with the person involved.
Starmer is not believed to have been injured in the accident and is said to have been driving…

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Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to US Supreme Court – BBC News

Donald Trump scores pre-election win as US Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett as Supreme Court judge.

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The US Senate has confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a victory for President Donald Trump a week before the general election.
Mr Trump’s fellow Republicans voted 52-48 to approve the judge, overcoming the unified opposition of Democrats.
The 48-year-old is expected to take the oath of office at the White House on Monday night.
Her appointment seals for the foreseeable future a 6-3 conservative majority on the top US judicial body.
Only one Republican, Senator Susan Collins,…

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Covid: Antibodies ‘fall rapidly after infection’ – BBC News

This is likely to mean immunity levels decline and raises the risk of reinfection, researchers say.

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By James GallagherHealth and science correspondent
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Levels of protective antibodies in people wane “quite rapidly” after coronavirus infection, say researchers.
Antibodies are a key part of our immune defences and stop the virus from getting inside the body’s cells.
The Imperial College London team found the number of people testing positive for antibodies has fallen by 26% between June and September.
They say immunity appears to be fading and there is a risk of catching…

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