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UK scraps travel corridors to protect against new strains of coronavirus

UK scraps travel corridors to protect against new strains of coronavirus

UK scraps travel corridors to protect against new strains of coronavirus

15 January 2021

Arrivals will need to self-isolate for 10 days or receive a negative result from a test taken at least five days after they enter.


Coronavirus hospital admissions set to peak in next 10 days, Whitty says

Coronavirus hospital admissions set to peak in next 10 days, Whitty says

Coronavirus hospital admissions set to peak in next 10 days, Whitty says

15 January 2021

A further 1,280 people died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Friday.


Almost 40% of care home residents in England have had coronavirus vaccine – PM

Almost 40% of care home residents in England have had coronavirus vaccine – PM

Almost 40% of care home residents in England have had coronavirus vaccine – PM

15 January 2021

Boris Johnson said 45% of the over-80s and almost 40% of care home residents have received at least one dose.


What do we know about the variants emerging from Brazil?

What do we know about the variants emerging from Brazil?

What do we know about the variants emerging from Brazil?

15 January 2021

Experts are analysing two new coronavirus variants from Brazil to see if they cause more severe disease, or if vaccines will not work on them.


Patients putting off scans until they receive Covid-19 jab, health board warns

Patients putting off scans until they receive Covid-19 jab, health board warns

Patients putting off scans until they receive Covid-19 jab, health board warns

15 January 2021

Around 200 patients have cancelled ultrasound cardiac scans, according to the Swansea Bay University Health Board.


Travel corridors scrapped over new coronavirus strains

Travel corridors scrapped over new coronavirus strains

Travel corridors scrapped over new coronavirus strains

15 January 2021

Boris Johnson said ‘we must take additional steps now to stop those strains from entering the country’.


Band of heavy snow set to hit parts of east of England this weekend

Band of heavy snow set to hit parts of east of England this weekend

Band of heavy snow set to hit parts of east of England this weekend

15 January 2021

A snow and ice warning is also in place for much of England and Scotland this weekend


Ministers must ‘get a grip’ on export issues, seafood processors say

Ministers must ‘get a grip’ on export issues, seafood processors say

Ministers must ‘get a grip’ on export issues, seafood processors say

15 January 2021

The Scottish Seafood Association says there has been little progress in the last two weeks.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

15 January 2021

The rate is expressed as the number of new cases per 100,000 people.


Starmer speaks of hope for relations with the US under Joe Biden

Starmer speaks of hope for relations with the US under Joe Biden

Starmer speaks of hope for relations with the US under Joe Biden

15 January 2021

The Labour leader accused Boris Johnson of ‘cosying up’ to the wrong people and acting as ‘Britain’s Trump’.


Coronavirus R rate remains steady as Sage urges public to ‘remain vigilant’

Coronavirus R rate remains steady as Sage urges public to ‘remain vigilant’

Coronavirus R rate remains steady as Sage urges public to ‘remain vigilant’

15 January 2021

The R number for the UK as a whole is estimated to be between 1.2 and 1.3.


DCMS Committee gives verdict on incoming BBC chairman Richard Sharp

DCMS Committee gives verdict on incoming BBC chairman Richard Sharp

DCMS Committee gives verdict on incoming BBC chairman Richard Sharp

15 January 2021

He was named by the Government as its preferred candidate.


Father tells of pride as four-year-old girl runs marathon over a month for NHS

Father tells of pride as four-year-old girl runs marathon over a month for NHS

Father tells of pride as four-year-old girl runs marathon over a month for NHS

15 January 2021

Peyton aims to complete the challenge by February 8.


A-level and GCSE students could receive results in July amid cancelled exams

A-level and GCSE students could receive results in July amid cancelled exams

A-level and GCSE students could receive results in July amid cancelled exams

15 January 2021

Students could be allowed to sit papers used for their final assessments at home if necessary, the watchdog suggests.


Harry left ‘heartbroken by the situation with his family’, says Bradby

Harry left ‘heartbroken by the situation with his family’, says Bradby

Harry left ‘heartbroken by the situation with his family’, says Bradby

15 January 2021

The Duke of Sussex spoke about his relationship with his brother in 2019 saying that they were on ‘different paths’ and have good and bad days.


Opportunities missed to help mother who drowned twins, parents say

Opportunities missed to help mother who drowned twins, parents say

Opportunities missed to help mother who drowned twins, parents say

15 January 2021

Samantha Ford was sentenced to 10 years for killing Jake and Chloe in 2018.


Human error and ‘defective code’ caused police records blunder – minister

Human error and ‘defective code’ caused police records blunder – minister

Human error and ‘defective code’ caused police records blunder – minister

15 January 2021

Policing minister Kit Malthouse spoke to reporters on Friday.


Patients feel they cannot afford to miss work despite Covid fears, doctor says

Patients feel they cannot afford to miss work despite Covid fears, doctor says

Patients feel they cannot afford to miss work despite Covid fears, doctor says

15 January 2021

Dr Nishant Joshi said society has ‘a chronic problem with presenteeism’ in the workplace.


John Bishop donates 100 laptops to pupils at his old school

John Bishop donates 100 laptops to pupils at his old school

John Bishop donates 100 laptops to pupils at his old school

15 January 2021

The funnyman said it was ‘unacceptable’ that some children were being sent home without the tools to learn.


Covid transmissions linked to supermarkets, Mark Drakeford says

Covid transmissions linked to supermarkets, Mark Drakeford says

Covid transmissions linked to supermarkets, Mark Drakeford says

15 January 2021

The Welsh Government has now put into law the requirement for retailers to maintain coronavirus safety measures.


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