20th January, 09:27
Scientists warn Covid deaths will continue to rise after record daily toll
Deaths from coronavirus will continue to rise for some days to come, scientists have warned after the UK recorded its highest daily death toll since the pandemic began. Officials believe there are signs the various lockdown measures in place around the country are having an effect as the vaccines are rolled out, with infection rates continuing to fall..
20th January, 08:27
Donald Trump wishes good luck to new administration ahead of handover of power
President Donald Trump trumpeted his administrationâs accomplishments and wished his successor luck in a farewell video as he spent his final full day in office preparing to issue a flurry of pardons in a near-deserted White House, surrounded by an extraordinary security presence outside..
19th January, 10:19
One in eight people in England has had Covid 19 new figures suggest
An estimated one in eight people in England had had Covid-19 by December last year, up from one in 11 in November, new figures show. Antibody data on infection in private households suggests that one in 10 in Wales had also been infected by December, alongside one in 13 in Northern Ireland and one in 11 in Scotland..
19th January, 10:12
Toll on young peoples mental wellbeing as a result of pandemic revealed
The coronavirus crisis has taken a âdevastating tollâ on young peopleâs mental wellbeing, with the unemployed more likely to feel anxious and depressed, a new study suggests. Research by The Princeâs Trust suggested the experience of young people not in education employment or training is more negative than those in work and training..
19th January, 10:08
Matt Hancock self isolating after coronavirus contact
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he is self-isolating after coming into close contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus. He said he was alerted by the NHS app on Monday evening, having led a Downing Street press conference..
18th January, 09:31
Coronavirus vaccines to be offered to over 70s as Government expands rollout
Coronavirus vaccines will be offered to millions of over 70s and the clinically extremely vulnerable from this week as the Government expands the rollout amid a border crackdown to keep out new strains..
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