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NHS is vaccinating at rate of 200 jabs a minute – Hancock

NHS is vaccinating at rate of 200 jabs a minute – Hancock

NHS is vaccinating at rate of 200 jabs a minute – Hancock

21 January 2021

The Health Secretary told MPs that 63% of care home residents have now been vaccinated.


In Pictures: Britain lashed with rain and snow as Storm Christoph sweeps in

In Pictures: Britain lashed with rain and snow as Storm Christoph sweeps in

In Pictures: Britain lashed with rain and snow as Storm Christoph sweeps in

21 January 2021

Homes in some areas have been flooded while other parts have been transformed into a winter wonderland.


Sea shanties provide unity in lockdown, says former postie-turned-TikTok star

Sea shanties provide unity in lockdown, says former postie-turned-TikTok star

Sea shanties provide unity in lockdown, says former postie-turned-TikTok star

21 January 2021

Nathan Evans said: ‘Back in the day when the shanties were sung, it was to bring everybody together.”


Couple stranded in flooded home with water too deep for travel

Couple stranded in flooded home with water too deep for travel

Couple stranded in flooded home with water too deep for travel

21 January 2021

Gabrielle Burns-Smith and her partner are living upstairs in the property in Lymm, Cheshire.


Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine protected from flooding at warehouse

Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine protected from flooding at warehouse

Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine protected from flooding at warehouse

21 January 2021

All ‘necessary precautions’ were taken to prevent disruption to the manufacture of the jab, according to Wockhardt UK.


Nearly nine million people borrowed more cash due to pandemic, new figures show

Nearly nine million people borrowed more cash due to pandemic, new figures show

Nearly nine million people borrowed more cash due to pandemic, new figures show

21 January 2021

Figures showed that 17% of adults reported borrowing money in December 2020 compared to 11% at the end of June.


It’s Carry On in the Commons over minister’s sausage comment

It’s Carry On in the Commons over minister’s sausage comment

It’s Carry On in the Commons over minister’s sausage comment

21 January 2021

Victoria Prentis prompted laughter when, asked about support for farmers in Wales post-Brexit, she said a ‘Welsh sausage is hard to beat’.


Diplomatic row over status of EU’s ambassador to the UK

Diplomatic row over status of EU’s ambassador to the UK

Diplomatic row over status of EU’s ambassador to the UK

21 January 2021

The UK Government is refusing to grant Joao Vale de Almeida the full diplomatic status that is granted to other ambassadors.


Viral sea shanty star quits job for music career after inspiring Wellerman trend

Viral sea shanty star quits job for music career after inspiring Wellerman trend

Viral sea shanty star quits job for music career after inspiring Wellerman trend

21 January 2021

‘The future will be quite bright I hope,’ said Nathan Evans.


Gavin Williamson ‘certainly hopes’ schools in England will reopen before Easter

Gavin Williamson ‘certainly hopes’ schools in England will reopen before Easter

Gavin Williamson ‘certainly hopes’ schools in England will reopen before Easter

21 January 2021

The Education Secretary says schools in England will be given two weeks’ notice to prepare for reopening.


Goods flowing effectively between Great Britain and N Ireland – Government

Goods flowing effectively between Great Britain and N Ireland – Government

Goods flowing effectively between Great Britain and N Ireland – Government

21 January 2021

The Government must intervene with extra cash before jobs are lost at freight companies, the haulage industry warned.


Properties evacuated overnight due to Storm Christoph flooding fears

Properties evacuated overnight due to Storm Christoph flooding fears

Properties evacuated overnight due to Storm Christoph flooding fears

21 January 2021

Almost 200 flood warnings remained in place across England on Thursday morning.


Covid-19 infections ‘may have risen’ at start of current lockdown

Covid-19 infections ‘may have risen’ at start of current lockdown

Covid-19 infections ‘may have risen’ at start of current lockdown

21 January 2021

Infections from January 6 to 15 were 50% higher than in early December, an Imperial College London study found.


Starmer urges Government to negotiate with Biden to remove whisky tariffs

Starmer urges Government to negotiate with Biden to remove whisky tariffs

Starmer urges Government to negotiate with Biden to remove whisky tariffs

21 January 2021

Donald Trump imposed tariffs on products such as Scotch in retaliation for state support given to Airbus.


What the papers say – January 21

What the papers say – January 21

What the papers say – January 21

21 January 2021

The nation’s front pages are wholly dedicated to Joe Biden’s inauguration.


Pair jailed for terror crimes could have minimum terms increased

Pair jailed for terror crimes could have minimum terms increased

Pair jailed for terror crimes could have minimum terms increased

21 January 2021

Appeal judges are due to rule after Attorney General Suella Braverman said Fatah Abdullah and Safiyya Shaikh had been given lenient sentences.


Northern issues ‘do not travel’ alert for many routes in north-west England

Northern issues ‘do not travel’ alert for many routes in north-west England

Northern issues ‘do not travel’ alert for many routes in north-west England

21 January 2021

Customers have been advised not to travel before 12pm on Thursday due to widespread flooding.


Hundreds evacuated from homes overnight as Storm Christoph causes flooding

Hundreds evacuated from homes overnight as Storm Christoph causes flooding

Hundreds evacuated from homes overnight as Storm Christoph causes flooding

21 January 2021

Five ‘severe’ flood warnings, meaning a danger to life, have been issued.


PM warns more lives will be lost as UK records deadliest day of pandemic

PM warns more lives will be lost as UK records deadliest day of pandemic

PM warns more lives will be lost as UK records deadliest day of pandemic

21 January 2021

Boris Johnson said ‘the light will only really begin to dawn as we get those vaccinations out’.


Storm Christoph: Thousands of properties being evacuated due to flooding

Storm Christoph: Thousands of properties being evacuated due to flooding

Storm Christoph: Thousands of properties being evacuated due to flooding

20 January 2021

Four ‘severe’ flood warnings, meaning a danger to life, have been issued by the Environment Agency.


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