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Act to prevent ‘loneliness emergency’ this winter, Government urged

Act to prevent ‘loneliness emergency’ this winter, Government urged

Act to prevent ‘loneliness emergency’ this winter, Government urged

09 November 2020

Around four in 10 adults say they have not had a meaningful conversation in the past fortnight, research by the British Red Cross found.


Covid-19 breakthrough: Vaccine is ‘more than 90% effective’

Covid-19 breakthrough: Vaccine is ‘more than 90% effective’

Covid-19 breakthrough: Vaccine is ‘more than 90% effective’

09 November 2020

Pfizer and BioNTech published interim results showing their jab can prevent coronavirus.


London markets soar to best day since March after vaccine breakthrough

London markets soar to best day since March after vaccine breakthrough

London markets soar to best day since March after vaccine breakthrough

09 November 2020

Shareholders in Britain’s airlines were the biggest winners following the news.


Drakeford: ‘Positive signs’ in Wales following end of firebreak

Drakeford: ‘Positive signs’ in Wales following end of firebreak

Drakeford: ‘Positive signs’ in Wales following end of firebreak

09 November 2020

But the First Minister warned high numbers of deaths would continue ‘until we get coronavirus under control’.


Laws protecting crimes by undercover agents could ‘violate human rights’ – report

Laws protecting crimes by undercover agents could ‘violate human rights’ – report

Laws protecting crimes by undercover agents could ‘violate human rights’ – report

09 November 2020

Concerns have been raised about the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill.


Students could apply to university after they have received their A-level grades

Students could apply to university after they have received their A-level grades

Students could apply to university after they have received their A-level grades

09 November 2020

A post-qualification application model – where pupils start degrees in January – is being considered by Ucas.


What does the Pfizer vaccine announcement mean for me?

What does the Pfizer vaccine announcement mean for me?

What does the Pfizer vaccine announcement mean for me?

09 November 2020

Data suggests the vaccine created by Pfizer and BioNTech is 95% effective.


Graphic designer for Diana’s Panorama interview demands apology from BBC

Graphic designer for Diana’s Panorama interview demands apology from BBC

Graphic designer for Diana’s Panorama interview demands apology from BBC

09 November 2020

Matt Wiessler, speaking on TV for the first time, said he was made a scapegoat by the BBC following the 1995 interview.


Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine ‘90% effective in preventing the disease’

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine ‘90% effective in preventing the disease’

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine ‘90% effective in preventing the disease’

09 November 2020

The results are based on the first interim analysis of Phase 3 of the study.


Retail sales jump in October before second lockdown ‘throws recovery away’

Retail sales jump in October before second lockdown ‘throws recovery away’

Retail sales jump in October before second lockdown ‘throws recovery away’

09 November 2020

The BRC-KPMG retail sales monitor for October revealed that total retail sales increased by 4.9% for the month.


Asylum seekers turning to drink amid lengthy waits over claims, study suggests

Asylum seekers turning to drink amid lengthy waits over claims, study suggests

Asylum seekers turning to drink amid lengthy waits over claims, study suggests

09 November 2020

University of Edinburgh researchers have looked at alcohol use among refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland and the north of England.


Plea for blood donors to keep appointments in lockdown 2.0

Plea for blood donors to keep appointments in lockdown 2.0

Plea for blood donors to keep appointments in lockdown 2.0

09 November 2020

It is ‘vital’ that donors stick to their appointments if they are fit and well, health leaders say.


Labour in call to bring forward £30bn investment to cut carbon and create jobs

Labour in call to bring forward £30bn investment to cut carbon and create jobs

Labour in call to bring forward £30bn investment to cut carbon and create jobs

09 November 2020

The party is urging a green recovery from the pandemic which it says could create 400,00 jobs across the UK.


Man wanted for 2005 murder of Pc Sharon Beshenivsky appears in Pakistan court

Man wanted for 2005 murder of Pc Sharon Beshenivsky appears in Pakistan court

Man wanted for 2005 murder of Pc Sharon Beshenivsky appears in Pakistan court

09 November 2020

Piran Ditta Khan, 72, appeared for an extradition hearing in connection with the murder of the West Yorkshire Police officer in Bradford.


A week’s worth of alcohol available for the price of a coffee, analysis shows

A week’s worth of alcohol available for the price of a coffee, analysis shows

A week’s worth of alcohol available for the price of a coffee, analysis shows

09 November 2020

Top doctors have warned that cheap alcohol is causing serious harm to the health of the nation.


Breastfed babies develop fewer behavioural problems, new study suggests

Breastfed babies develop fewer behavioural problems, new study suggests

Breastfed babies develop fewer behavioural problems, new study suggests

09 November 2020

The University of Edinburgh and Lancaster University research examined the long-term impact of breastfeeding on children.


Budget airline Norwegian faces ‘very uncertain future’

Budget airline Norwegian faces ‘very uncertain future’

Budget airline Norwegian faces ‘very uncertain future’

09 November 2020

The carrier described the decision of Norway’s government not to provide more financial support as ‘a slap in the face’.


What’s the state of play with Biden and the controversial Brexit Bill?

What’s the state of play with Biden and the controversial Brexit Bill?

What’s the state of play with Biden and the controversial Brexit Bill?

09 November 2020

The Democrat’s ousting of Donald Trump in the White House could complicate matters for Boris Johnson.


Coronavirus and Black Lives Matter dominate list of 2020 buzzwords

Coronavirus and Black Lives Matter dominate list of 2020 buzzwords

Coronavirus and Black Lives Matter dominate list of 2020 buzzwords

09 November 2020

The words will be entered into CollinsDictionary.com and considered for future print editions.


What are the different coronavirus restrictions across the UK?

What are the different coronavirus restrictions across the UK?

What are the different coronavirus restrictions across the UK?

09 November 2020

Tighter restrictions are in force across England, Northern Ireland and Scotland, while Wales came out of its firebreak lockdown on Monday.


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