Tighter tier system to cost hospitality sector up to 78bn
on 30/11/2020 at 5:00 am
PM announces 20m to boost medicine manufacturing in UK
on 29/11/2020 at 10:35 pm
Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse dies aged 85
on 29/11/2020 at 1:40 pm
Thousands of turkeys culled after bird flu outbreak at Yorkshire farm
on 29/11/2020 at 1:00 pm
Clinically extremely vulnerable given same priority as over 70s on vaccine list
on 28/11/2020 at 11:15 am
People at very high risk from coronavirus, who were made to shield during the pandemic, have been given the same priority as the over 70s in the queue to receive a vaccine..
University lowers entry requirements to relieve pressure on students
on 28/11/2020 at 9:15 am
The University of Surrey will reduce its entry requirements by one grade for most undergraduate courses starting next year in recognition of the disruption to education caused by the Covid-19 pandemic..
Vulnerable groups to be offered free vitamin D deliveries
on 28/11/2020 at 9:10 am
More than 2.5 million at-risk people in England will be offered a free supply of vitamin D by the Government, officials have said..
Health experts fear rapid tests may distract from vaccine work
on 28/11/2020 at 7:25 am
Ambitious rapid coronavirus testing plans for England threaten to become a distraction from other key goals such as the roll-out of a vaccine, prominent health officials have warned..
All hospitals in England could be overwhelmed without new tiers minister warns
on 28/11/2020 at 6:05 am
Every hospital in England could be overwhelmed with coronavirus cases if new tier restrictions are not introduced, Michael Gove has warned, as he seeks to quell a Tory backbench rebellion over the measures..
PM facing rebellion as majority set for tough post lockdown restrictions
on 27/11/2020 at 9:17 am
The decision to impose tough restrictions on 99% of England has prompted a furious reaction with Boris Johnson facing a Tory revolt over his post-lockdown plans. More than 55 million people will be placed into Tier 2 and Tier 3 measures when the second national lockdown ends on December 2, meaning mixing between households indoors will effectively be banned for the vast majority of the country..