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The Papers: Shot in the arm for Britain and jab Brexit row

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 23:20
The news the UK has become the first country to approve a Covid vaccine dominates the front pages.

Coronavirus: First NI vaccinations 'to happen next week'

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 23:13
The health minister had said the originally-planned date of 14 December could be brought forward.

Covid: How I found a stranger to tend my loved one's grave at Christmas

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 21:00
Travel restrictions meant Jason in Scotland and Christine in England couldn't visit family graves.

Covid vaccine: PM hails Pfizer jab but warns it is 'not game over'

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 20:42
Boris Johnson says virus restrictions will remain - despite the UK approving its first coronavirus jab.

Covid: Some students not back until February next term

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 20:38
Universities in England are staggering the return of students after Christmas over five weeks.

Climate change: PM aims for world-leading UK emissions cuts

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 19:55
Boris Johnson is set to unveil plans for world-leading emissions UK cuts - but are they enough?

Rapid Covid test: Daughter and mum, 95, hug for first time since March

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 19:50
Christine Colburn embraces her mum for the first time in months after taking a rapid Covid test.

Piers Corbyn guilty of lockdown protest restrictions breach

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 18:44
The 73-year-old hails a "tremendous result" after he learns he will face no further punishment.

Jonathan Van-Tam: 'I don't think we are going to eradicate coronavirus ever'

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 18:43
England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer says he believed the virus will become a seasonal problem.

Covid: How are students travelling home for Christmas?

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 18:31
Many students in England and Wales will travel home this week after being tested for coronavirus.

UK vaccine approval: Did Brexit speed up the process?

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 18:27
There have been claims that Brexit allowed the UK to approve a vaccine quicker than the EU, but is that correct?

Brexit: Holyhead border facility could create 120 jobs

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 18:23
The majority of roles will be as security, marshalling and office work.

SEND students not back full-time according to charities

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 18:16
Jacob is among the many students with a disability not back in school full-time in the UK.

Man 'killed wife and daughter after losing influence over them'

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 18:12
Marcin Zdun murdered Aneta Zdun and their daughter Nikoleta Zdun at their home, a court hears.

Covid-19: Boris Johnson vows to combat vaccine 'disinformation'

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 17:40
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the government should go further and fine social media firms.

Covid-19: PM hails vaccine approval and grassroots sport returns

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 17:38
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday evening.

Covid-19: Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine judged safe for use in UK from next week

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 17:26
The UK is the first country to approve the Pfizer vaccine - with 800,000 doses due to arrive in the coming days.

M&S stabbing: Two women attacked in Burnley store

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 17:00
A 57-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, say police.

Covid vaccine: 'Unknown' schedule for care home residents in Wales

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 16:43
Wales' top doctor is unable to say when care home residents will be able to get the vaccine.

EasyJet to charge for overhead luggage lockers

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 16:30
Customers who want to use overhead storage must buy more expensive tickets, the airline says.


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