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UK thinktank calls for door-to-door Covid jabs to tackle vaccine disparities
Exclusive: Runnymede Trust chief says uptake gap risks Covid becoming a disease of poverty
Keir Starmer under pressure to back plans for corporation tax rise
Labour leader has faced backlash after saying he would oppose any new tax on business in budget
Hays Travel boss 'shocked' by husband's sudden death
Travel agency boss Dame Irene Hays has spoken of the "shock" of her husband's death just a year after the pair took on 2,000 Thomas Cook staff.
Summer catch-up schools planned for pupils in England
Secondary schools in England will be asked to consider delivering face-to-face summer schools as part of efforts to help pupils catch up.
How ‘bit guilty’ journalist Johnson became an MP
The problem with being a journalist is they end up "abusing people, attacking people" says the PM on his former career.
Another 548 people die with Covid in UK
Another 548 people have died with Covid-19 in the UK, bringing the overall toll to 121,305.
‘It’s on all of us’: UK health secretary warns Covid-19 restrictions rollback may be slower than PM’s roadmap
The UK health secretary has warned that the government’s roadmap out of the Covid-induced lockdown is dependent on data as he urged people in England to follow the rules in place in order to avoid the plan being slowed down.
UK unemployment hits 5.1%, the highest in almost 5 years, as young workers bear brunt of Covid-19 restrictions
Official data released on Tuesday shows that UK unemployment reached a five-year high of 5.1 percent in the last quarter of 2020 as the government introduced its second Covid-19 induced lockdown.
‘Speak for yourself’: Boris Johnson skewered after telling school kids journalists find themselves ‘abusing people’
Boris Johnson is facing swift backlash after he claimed – to a group of school children – that journalists always find themselves “abusing people” and the job made him feel so guilty he left for a more honest career in politics.
UK's Johnson suggests he left journalism because he was always abusing people in print
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggested on Tuesday that he had left journalism for politics, because in his original profession he often found himself abusing people in print.
"Abuse, Guilt": Boris Johnson Drops Hint On Why He Left Journalism
Johnson, 56, has displayed a colourful, sometimes combative speaking and writing style both as a journalist and as a politician.
UK Prime Minister Under Fire for Saying Journalists Abuse People
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sparked criticism after telling children on Tuesday that journalists "are always abusing people," with a Labour lawmaker urging him to apologise and the head of the National Union of Journalists saying...
The Trouble With The Troubles: Why is UK Government Closing the Door on Justice For 2,000 Victims?
More than 3,600 people suffered violent deaths during The Troubles - 30 years of sectarian strife in Northern Ireland, which was ended by the Good Friday Agreement. But why is the UK government having trouble shutting the door on the past?
UN Security Council holds summit on climate change impact on world peace
The UN Security Council is to gather world leaders for a virtual summit to discuss the impact of global warming on world peace, an issue that divides its 15 members.
Face masks could have to be worn until end of 2022
Face masks, hand washing and one-way systems may be needed even after the entire population is vaccinated for Covid, scientists have warned.
Covid-19: PM promises review on issues of vaccine passports
There are "deep and complex issues" with using vaccine passports or certificates to prove someone's Covid "status", Boris Johnson has said.
Holiday bookings surge after lockdown exit plans
Holiday firms and airlines have reported a surge in bookings since the plan for easing lockdown was unveiled.
Why Britain's anti-immigration politicians are opening the doors to thousands of Hong Kongers
Eighteen months ago, Malcolm was at the vanguard of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.
London will bounce back: Don't write off big cities yet, UK's Johnson says
It is premature to write off big cities such as London which will bounce back strongly as the pandemic wanes, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday after unveiling a plan that will keep offices deserted for months more.
There is ‘no credible route to a zero-Covid Britain,’ Boris Johnson says, as he unveils ‘irreversible’ lockdown-lifting plan
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday conceded there is “no credible route” for Britain or the world to become completely free of Covid-19, as he announced a plan to gradually lift restrictions.
Pubs & shops in England to reopen in April, schools start back in two weeks, as PM Johnson unveils Covid lockdown exit
All pupils in England will return to the classroom on March 8 and some businesses will reopen next month, UK PM Boris Johnson said on Monday as he unveiled a four-stage plan to take the country out of its Covid-19 lockdown.
Covid-19 lockdown sees people across UK spend an extra 14 hours a week sitting down than before pandemic – survey
Nearly half of all Britons are sitting for 14 hours a week more than they did before the Covid-19 lockdown – and more than a third say they’re bored of their limited exercise options, according to a new national survey.
UK’s Covid vaccine rollout slashed hospitalisation rates by up to 94 percent, Scottish data reveals
The UK’s mass vaccination program has dramatically cut Covid hospitalisation rates, Scottish data has shown, with the Pzifer jab reducing rates by 85 percent and AstraZeneca by 94 percent.
‘It should be the last national lockdown,’ says UK vax minister ahead of PM’s long-awaited announcement to ease Covid restrictions
The British vaccines minister has said the government will adopt a “cautious” approach to leaving the country’s Covid-19 induced lockdown, but added that families may still have to wait a month before travelling to meet outdoors.
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