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Hull, East Yorkshire and UK live news, traffic and Covid updates
2021-04-29 06:10:00
Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will auto-play soon8CancelPlay nowA man arrested after bringing destruction to a Bransholme street after an armed rooftop siege had been on the run from police after he allegedly cut another man's fingers off. The man, who has not yet been named, took to a roof in Tenterden Close in Bransholme shortly after 8.30pm on Tuesday, April 27. The four hour ordeal saw armed police, the fire service and ambulance crews in attendance and eventually ended with the man's arrest. Elsewhere, a furious Hull mum-of-two says Stagecoach buses are to blame for destroying two of her cars parked on her street over a period of just four months – and all she got in response was a measly “sorry” note. The Hull Royal Infirmary nurse, 24, says that the first car she ever bought was written off in December last year after a Stagecoach driver got too close to the Corsa and completely crumpled the side of the vehicle. To get the Hull Live headlines to your inbox, click here. Then, just as she managed to save up for her current new Citroen, the woman says it was hit on Friday within four days of her owning it. Nationally, the UK’s coronavirus testing system for travellers could “buckle” when foreign holidays resume, a consumer group has warned. Which? said social media and review sites are already “flooded” with complaints from people who have suffered delays in receiving their test kits and results. That is despite passenger numbers being a fraction of normal levels due to the ban on overseas leisure travel. Follow today's breaking, traffic and coronavirus news in our live blog below.07:50 Nathan Standley Vaccines minister says care needed in allowing vaccinated people to meetVaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi said there was still a need to be “careful” when it came to allowing fully-vaccinated people to meet up with one another.He told Sky News: “At the moment only one in four adults have actually had the two doses.“We are accelerating doses – April is a big second dose month – but let me show the flip side of why we have to be careful.“If the vaccines have 85% efficacy and we vaccinate fully 85% of the adult population, that is still only 72% protection – that is quite a sizeable percentage for the virus to go after and infect, which is why we have to be careful.“The good news is we’re not seeing any evidence that would lead us to believe we can’t meet the next step in May and, ultimately, June 21.“It is much better to be careful and follow the data and collect the data properly, analyse and then make a decision rather than – we all want obviously to get our freedoms back as quickly as possible but let us do this properly and let’s do it safely.”On whether restrictions could be lifted as per the road map, Mr Zahawi said: “The data is looking good and positive but nevertheless we really have to be careful because what we don’t want is mutations, for example, to blindside us and then have another spike.”07:28 Nathan Standley Watch: Jonathan Van-Tam says vaccine working in reducing deaths07:17 Nathan Standley Disabled Good Samaritan repaid by predatory drug addict in worst wayA Hull drug addict took advantage of a vulnerable and disabled man who was a “Good Samaritan” by stealing from him after he kindly offered him accommodation.David Davies, 38, of Plane Street, Hull, befriended his victim and then asked to move in with him after he became homeless, along with another man under the guise of looking after him.But during Davies' stay, Hull Crown Court heard that the victim, who uses a wheelchair and takes medication for depression, began to suspect that Davies and the other man living in his home were stealing from him and asked them to move out.Read the full story here.David Davies has been jailed (Image: Humberside Police )07:16 Nathan Standley Mum forced to have miscarriage alone due to cruel CovidA mum has criticised hospital Covid rules after she was forced to give birth alone when suffering a late miscarriage – despite other women being allowed their partners by their sides during deliveries of their healthy full-term babies.Rebecca Porter, 29, said the experience of delivering her deceased son, Oliver, all alone was “torture” and she repeatedly asked for her partner or mum to be allowed wit
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