It comes as every adult in the UK has now been offered a vaccine, the government says.image copyrightGetty ImagesA decision on routinely offering Covid jabs to under-18s will be made within days, a senior minister has said. Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick said the government was "very sympathetic" to the...
The young animal had apparently been carried three miles out by the tide, the lifeboat crew says.image copyrightCowes RNLIA young "exhausted" deer has been rescued by a lifeboat crew after they spotted it swimming in the Solent.The deer, of the muntjac variety found in the New Forest, had apparently...
Prof Neil Ferguson says there could be as many as 200,000 cases a day as restrictions ease.Prof Ferguson, who sits on the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show it was "almost certain" that the UK would reach 100,000 cases and 1,000 hospital admissions...
Patrick Vieira's reign at Crystal Palace got off to a winning start and the Eagles will hope history doesn't repeat itself under the France World Cup winner.Patrick Vieira's reign at Crystal Palace got off to a winning start and the Eagles will hope history doesn't repeat itself under the...
M&S says it may have to reduce opening hours if more workers are forced to self-isolate.image copyrightGetty ImagesSupermarkets have warned they will have to cut opening hours or even shut shops if the number of workers forced to self-isolate continues to rise.M&S said the number of workers being notified...
Gardaí are investigating reports of abusive calls to Ireland's chief medical officer and his deputy.Two of Ireland's most senior public health officials have received abusive phone calls, which government ministers described as sickening and "appalling".Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan and his deputy Dr Ronan Glynn were reportedly targeted...
The chancellor vows to fast-track aid after visiting some of the worst-hit areas in western Germany.image copyrightEPAGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed shock at what she described as surreal destruction caused by last week's flooding.Mrs Merkel visited affected areas of western Germany on Sunday, talking to survivors and emergency...
The presenter and comic had had Parkinson's for many years, his family says.image copyrightGetty ImagesComedian Tom O'Connor died in hospital in Buckinghamshire on Sunday aged 81, his family has said. He had had Parkinson's for over a decade.His son Steve Finan O'Connor said he was a "unique comedian who...