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Scientists working to overcome care home vaccine challenge

Scientists working to overcome care home vaccine challenge

Scientists working to overcome care home vaccine challenge

02 December 2020

There were ‘particular challenges’ in vaccinating care home residents as the vaccine requires storing below -70C, said Wales’ chief medical officer.


Italian restaurant chain Prezzo snapped up by investor Cain International

Italian restaurant chain Prezzo snapped up by investor Cain International

Italian restaurant chain Prezzo snapped up by investor Cain International

02 December 2020

It comes six years after Prezzo was bought by private equity firm TPG for more than £300 million.


Covid-19 vaccinations to start in Scotland on Tuesday

Covid-19 vaccinations to start in Scotland on Tuesday

Covid-19 vaccinations to start in Scotland on Tuesday

02 December 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the date at the Scottish Government’s coronavirus briefing.


Surge in travel as lockdown ends

Surge in travel as lockdown ends

Surge in travel as lockdown ends

02 December 2020

Congestion has spiked in cities across England as coronavirus restrictions are eased.


Ministers accused of having ‘unlimited disregard’ for Good Friday Agreement

Ministers accused of having ‘unlimited disregard’ for Good Friday Agreement

Ministers accused of having ‘unlimited disregard’ for Good Friday Agreement

02 December 2020

SDLP MP Claire Hanna pressed Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis to rule out any undermining of the Northern Ireland Protocol.


Starmer: Arcadia’s collapse threatens to ‘rip the heart out’ of high streets

Starmer: Arcadia’s collapse threatens to ‘rip the heart out’ of high streets

Starmer: Arcadia’s collapse threatens to ‘rip the heart out’ of high streets

02 December 2020

Boris Johnson said Business Secretary Alok Sharma has written to the Insolvency Service asking for it to examine the conduct of Arcadia’s directors.


Pfizer vaccine en route to UK

Pfizer vaccine en route to UK

Pfizer vaccine en route to UK

02 December 2020

A senior Pfizer executive said that the vaccine is already being shipped to Britain.


People with learning disabilities ‘should be included in vaccine prioritisation’

People with learning disabilities ‘should be included in vaccine prioritisation’

People with learning disabilities ‘should be included in vaccine prioritisation’

02 December 2020

Former chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies said there is now ‘clear sight’ of who is most at risk of severe Covid-19.


Hancock hails UK decision to approve vaccine as EU moves ‘more slowly’

Hancock hails UK decision to approve vaccine as EU moves ‘more slowly’

Hancock hails UK decision to approve vaccine as EU moves ‘more slowly’

02 December 2020

The Health Secretary’s claim that Brexit allowed the UK to move quicker than the EU has been disputed on the continent.


Coronavirus: WHO updates guidance on mask wearing

Coronavirus: WHO updates guidance on mask wearing

Coronavirus: WHO updates guidance on mask wearing

02 December 2020

The advice comes despite ‘limited evidence’ of the effectiveness of mask wearing by the public in the community.


Government urged to hand Tesco rates cash to pubs and breweries

Government urged to hand Tesco rates cash to pubs and breweries

Government urged to hand Tesco rates cash to pubs and breweries

02 December 2020

The Society of Independent Brewers has called on ministers to redistribute the £585m offered by Tesco to the sectors hit hardest by the pandemic.


Son of Russian tycoon ‘drinking a lot’ as he is sued by his mother, court told

Son of Russian tycoon ‘drinking a lot’ as he is sued by his mother, court told

Son of Russian tycoon ‘drinking a lot’ as he is sued by his mother, court told

02 December 2020

Tatiana Akhmedova is also taking legal action against her son whom she accuses of being his father’s ‘lieutenant’.


In Pictures: Shops and gyms reopen doors as England’s lockdown comes to an end

In Pictures: Shops and gyms reopen doors as England’s lockdown comes to an end

In Pictures: Shops and gyms reopen doors as England’s lockdown comes to an end

02 December 2020

The news that a vaccine had been approved was further reason for people to have a spring in their step as they took advantage of restored freedoms.


Windsor Castle is ready for Christmas with a 20ft tree

Windsor Castle is ready for Christmas with a 20ft tree

Windsor Castle is ready for Christmas with a 20ft tree

02 December 2020

The Queen and Philip are spending the festive holiday at the historic royal residence.


Care home residents top the list for newly approved Covid-19 jab

Care home residents top the list for newly approved Covid-19 jab

Care home residents top the list for newly approved Covid-19 jab

02 December 2020

The UK has ordered 40 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine, enough to vaccinate 20 million people with two doses, given 21 days apart.


Ryanair suffered 82% drop in passenger numbers in November

Ryanair suffered 82% drop in passenger numbers in November

Ryanair suffered 82% drop in passenger numbers in November

02 December 2020

The Dublin-based airline carried just two million travellers last month.


Care homes appeal for patience after new visiting guidance announced

Care homes appeal for patience after new visiting guidance announced

Care homes appeal for patience after new visiting guidance announced

02 December 2020

More than a million lateral flow tests are being sent out to England’s 385 biggest care homes, the Government said.


Shoppers return on ‘Wild Wednesday’ as England’s lockdown ends

Shoppers return on ‘Wild Wednesday’ as England’s lockdown ends

Shoppers return on ‘Wild Wednesday’ as England’s lockdown ends

02 December 2020

Non-essential stores reopened as customers quickly took advantage of the relaxation.


Fossil fuel output must fall 6% a year to 2030 to meet climate goals – report

Fossil fuel output must fall 6% a year to 2030 to meet climate goals – report

Fossil fuel output must fall 6% a year to 2030 to meet climate goals – report

02 December 2020

But countries are planning to increase production of coal, oil and gas by around 2% a year, study warns.


Amy Callaghan MP back on her feet after life-threatening brain haemorrhage

Amy Callaghan MP back on her feet after life-threatening brain haemorrhage

Amy Callaghan MP back on her feet after life-threatening brain haemorrhage

02 December 2020

The SNP MP has described the moment she fell ill at her home and called herself an ambulance.


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