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Coronavirus: Lockdown easing in England delayed to 19 July

Coronavirus: Lockdown easing in England delayed to 19 July

The final stage of easing lockdown restrictions in England is to be delayed until 19 July. It means most remaining curbs on social contact will continue beyond 21 June, when they had been due to be...
Coronavirus: Call for people with asthma to receive Covid-19 booster vaccines

NHS chief: All over-18s in England able to book coronavirus vaccine by end of...

All adults in England are expected to be able to book a COVID jab "by the end of this week", the head of the NHS has said. Sir Simon Stevens, chief executive of the NHS in...
BBC’s reputation badly tarnished by Panorama scandal, says culture minister (Report)

BBC’s reputation badly tarnished by Panorama scandal, says culture minister (Report)

The reputation of the BBC has been “badly tarnished” by the Panorama interview scandal but there are no plans to dismantle or defund the corporation, the culture minister has said. John Whittingdale told MPs the fact...
Brits to splurge an extra £9bn on holidays in 2022 once Covid pandemic ends (Report)

Brits to splurge an extra £9bn on holidays in 2022 once Covid pandemic ends...

Lockdown savings will allow Brits to splurge an extra £9bn on travel next year, taking the predicted tally for 2022 holidays to £108bn. That’s up from the £99bn total spent across the UK on holidays in...
Toddler who washed up in Norway is boy who drowned in Channel crossing

Toddler who washed up in Norway is boy who drowned in Channel crossing (report)

A toddler whose body was found washed up on the Norwegian coast has been identified as a boy who died with his family while trying to cross the English channel, local authorities have confirmed. Artin Irannezhad...
Portugal removed from UK travel green list as seven countries added to red (Report)

Portugal removed from UK travel green list as seven countries added to red (Report)

Portugal has reportedly been moved from the green list to the amber list sparking chaos for thousands of holidaymakers. Under the new regulations, anyone returning to the UK from Portugal will have to quarantine for ten...
NHS Covid-19: Thousands in queue to book jabs - and some over-25s told they are 'not eligible'

NHS Covid-19: Thousands in queue to book jabs – and some over-25s told they...

Just hours after 25 to 29 year olds across England were made eligible to be booking their Covid vaccine, an apparent glitch on the NHS wesbite is preventing everyone from doing so. As of this morning,...
Crisis over if vaccines continue to protect against hospital admissions - scientist

Crisis over if vaccines continue to protect against hospital admissions – scientist

A bit more from the Commons Science and Technology Committee now, which is hearing evidence on the UK's Covid response. A scientist who helped develop the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine says the public crisis will be "over" if...

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