UK Covid live: Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines reduce hospital admissions by 85% and 94%, study suggests | Politics

Good morning. Today Boris Johnson is going to unveil what the government describes as its “roadmap…

UK Covid live: Johnson to make vaccine pledge to poorer nations as he chairs G7 meeting | Politics

A coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer/BioNTech is 85% effective at preventing people developing Covid-19 symptoms after…

UK Covid lockdowns can be eased quicker due to vaccines and data, MPs told | World news

The success of the vaccination programme makes it possible to consider lifting the lockdown restrictions, scientists…

UK Covid live: PM planning nationwide mass rapid testing as lockdown is eased, report claims | Politics

Good morning everyone. I will be leading the blog today so please feel free to drop…

Humour over rumour? The world can learn a lot from Taiwan’s approach to fake news | Arwa Mahdawi | Opinion

Matt Hancock, we learned recently, got a few pointers on how to shape the UK’s vaccine…

‘Encouraging’ signs for Covid vaccine as over-80s deaths fall in England | Society

The UK’s vaccination programme appears to have started reducing coronavirus deaths, according to an expert who…

UK Covid live: Sturgeon expected to outline plan for return to Scottish schools | Politics

5.31am EST05:31 Travellers in quarantine hotels face an additional 1,200 bill if they test positive for…

Bars and pubs still pose Covid risk despite safety efforts, experts say | World news

Bars and pubs continue to pose a risk for the spread of Covid despite best efforts…

UK Covid live: Hotel contracts for quarantine scheme launching next week not yet signed, No 10 admits

Latest updates: PM says vaccines are effective in delivering high degree of protection against serious illness…

Covid vaccine booster may be needed as variants emerge, says minister | Society

The vaccines minister, Nadhim Zahawi, has said people may need a Covid booster jab in autumn…