Variant's pace spurs fresh WHO appeal

European supermarket chains ditching Brazilian beef Variant's pace spurs fresh WHO appeal UK's central bank raises interest rate to tackle rising inflation UK voters give a slap to scandal-hit ruling party Russia officially withdraws from Open Skies Treaty France restricts travel from UK Netherlands to go into lockdown due to 'fifth wave with Omicron' UN chief says showing solidarity with migrants more important than ever UK conservative MPs revolt against COVID-19 measures Scholz sets out his immigration vision More than 10,000 new Omicron cases confirmed in UK UK public sees EU as a key partner, report shows Rapid increase in Omicron COVID cases 'imminent': ECDC British public wants more cooperation with EU Basis for recovery British Brexit minister resigns Britain reports over 78,000 COVID-19 cases in a day NATO, EU call for de-escalation of Russian-Ukrainian tensions WHO Europe urges caution over double coronavirus surge