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A draft list has been published showing who is likely to be at the front of the queue for a jab when a coronavirus vaccine is approved in the UK. The government’s Joint Committee On Vaccination And Immunisation say they recommend a “simple age-based programme” to make the decisions around who gets priority. This approach […]

The coronavirus ‘R number’ for the UK could now be as high as between 1.2 and 1.5, say government advisers. Last week, it was an estimated 1.1 to 1.4 (from 1.0 and 1.2), according to science advisory body SAGE. In this week’s estimate, they said there was “widespread growth of the epidemic across the country” […]

The first few weeks of university are usually a time for making new friends, easing yourself into your course, and becoming acquainted with the city you now call home. But thousands of teenagers are facing uncertainty as they begin student life with coronavirus restrictions in place. The Nightline listening service, where volunteers take calls and […]

London has been added to the national coronavirus watchlist, a group representing the capital’s councils has said. London Councils represents the capital’s 32 boroughs and the City of London. In a statement, the group said: “It is a stark reminder that now is time for all Londoners to pull together and take action to keep […]

More than 103,000 people in England are estimated to have had coronavirus in the week ending 19 September, according to the Office for National Statistics. The figure is almost double the previous week (4 to 10 September) when it was 59,800. It equates to around one in 500 people, according to the ONS, up from […]

Tesco has said it is introducing limits on some key household essentials, just days after its chief executive appealed for no “unnecessary” panic buying as coronavirus restrictions are tightened. The UK’s largest supermarket chain revealed a three items per customer limit on flour, dried pasta, toilet roll, baby wipes and antibacterial wipes a day after […]