Sunderland Echo

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JESY TOPS CHARTS

Jesy Nelson has scored her final number one with Little Mix, after Sweet Melody from their recent album Confetti topped the charts.The singer, 29, quit last month after nine years in the group, saying the high-profile role had ‘taken a toll’ on her mental health. The band will continue.

THIRD VACCINE

A third vaccine in the fight against coronaviru­s has been approved for use in the UK. The jab, from Moderna, has been given the green light by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.

FAILURE ON TRUMP

Social media giants must rethink how they define harmful disinforma­tion, with the violence at the US Capitol proving their efforts so far have been a ‘failure’ and the move to ban President Donald Trump was ‘too little, too late’, according to MP Damian Collins.

BAUBLE BUBBLES

Four in 10 adults in Britain formed a bubble to celebrate Christmas Day, figures suggest.

BLAME SHAME

Businessma­n Andrew Laird, 51, of Fryton, near Malton, North Yorkshire, who tried to avoid 16 speeding tickets by blaming his dying wife and other vulnerable family members, has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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