Pregnancies among under-18s fell by more than a quarter during first COVID lockdown

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The number of under-18s who became pregnant in England and Wales fell by more than a quarter during the first coronavirus lockdown, official figures show.

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Published on September 21, 2021 -  01:31
Biden Calls on United Nations to Act on Pandemic, Climate Change
Biden Calls on United Nations, to Act on Pandemic, Climate Change. On September 21, United States' President Joe Biden delivered his first speech as president to the United Nations General Assembly. On September 21, United States' President Joe Biden delivered his first speech as president to the United Nations General Assembly. ABC News reports that Biden told the assembly the meeting came at a time, "intermingled with great pain and extraordinary possibility.". ABC News reports that Biden told the assembly the meeting came at a time, "intermingled with great pain and extraordinary possibility.". Biden said the U.S. would helm the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis. Biden said the world stood , "at an inflection point in history.". He urged that, "to fight this pandemic, we need a collective act of science and political will.". Today, many of our greatest concerns cannot be solved or even addressed through the force of arms. Bombs and bullets cannot defend against COVID-19, or its future variants, Joe Biden, United States President, via ABC. Today, many of our greatest concerns cannot be solved or even addressed through the force of arms. Bombs and bullets cannot defend against COVID-19, or its future variants, Joe Biden, United States President, via ABC. The president also said he wished to move beyond decades of conflict in favor of diplomacy and partnership. As we close this period of relentless war, we're opening a new era of relentless diplomacy of using the power of our development aid to invest in new ways of lifting people up around the world, Joe Biden, United States President, via ABC. Biden also called for common action to combat climate change, a crisis he noted was, "borderless.". Biden also called for common action to combat climate change, a crisis he noted was, "borderless.". Will we meet the threat of challenging climate, the challenging climate we're all feeling, already ravaging every part of our world with extreme weather, or will we suffer the merciless march of ever more of ever-worsening droughts and floods, more intense fires and hurricanes, longer heat waves, and rising seas?, Joe Biden, United States President, via ABC. Will we meet the threat of challenging climate, the challenging climate we're all feeling, already ravaging every part of our world with extreme weather, or will we suffer the merciless march of ever more of ever-worsening droughts and floods, more intense fires and hurricanes, longer heat waves, and rising seas?, Joe Biden, United States President, via ABC

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Wales treat a record crowd of 5,455 at the Cardiff City Stadium to a dominant display as they thrash Estonia 4-0 in the Welsh capital.
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A further 36,567 COVID infections and 38 related deaths have been recorded in the UK, the latest government figures show.
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Kayleigh Green rescues a valuable point for Wales in Slovenia before being sent off in a fiery World Cup qualifier.
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The Welsh government says its "ambition" is to get through winter without a further lockdown, but cannot rule it out as cases rise in spite of extra precautions.
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The Welsh government says climate change could increase the risk of landslides from disused coal tips - and is calling on the UK government to allocate funds to..
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