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People will probably need coronavirus booster jabs “for a number of years to come”, a Pfizer boss has said. Ben Osborn, country manager for the pharmaceutical firm in the UK, said it is still unknown whether they will be required every six months or annually. His remarks come on the anniversary of the first Pfizer […]

As Boris Johnson told his cabinet on Tuesday morning, the early information around Omicron appears to suggest that the new variant is more transmissible than Delta – which for now remains dominant in the UK and around the world. However, the other early indication is that it also seems to result in less severe disease […]

The UK government was wrong to conclude that committing $1.15bn (£867m) to a contentious Mozambique gas project was compatible with the Paris Agreement, the High Court has been told. Friends of the Earth brought the challenge in an attempt to block the funding – provided in the form of direct loans and guarantees via UK […]

Storm Barra is battering the UK with 80mph winds, rain and snow – and has left at least 59,000 people without power and areas flooded. Image: A person bails water from a property as sea water floods the shore line after high tide in Langstone, Hampshire Image: Sand bags are placed outside a property in […]

Ryder Cup winner Thorbjorn Olesen has said he was “embarrassed and felt horrible” after being accused of drunkenly groping a woman on a British Airways flight. The 31-year-old Danish golfer was on board with other professionals, including England’s Ian Poulter and Justin Rose, following the World Golf Championships-FedEx St Jude Invitational in Memphis. Witnesses have […]

A nurse has revealed why she was worried about getting her COVID vaccine and waited two months before taking up the offer. Toyin Oladotun was part of a team that launched one of the first vaccination clinics in the world at St George’s Hospital, London, in December 2020 – but that was not enough to […]