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Oxford’s 90% vaccine finding was ‘only in younger age groups’

Oxford’s 90% vaccine finding was ‘only in younger age groups’

Oxford’s 90% vaccine finding was ‘only in younger age groups’

26 November 2020

Oxford University scientists have said they are looking closely at the data and are due to publish in a peer-reviewed journal shortly.


Kent to jump from Tier 1 to Tier 3 as hospital admissions rise

Kent to jump from Tier 1 to Tier 3 as hospital admissions rise

Kent to jump from Tier 1 to Tier 3 as hospital admissions rise

26 November 2020

The whole county will face the highest level of coronavirus restrictions from December 2, the Government announced on Thursday.


Lockerbie bombing evidence ‘formed pattern that suggested Megrahi’s involvement’

Lockerbie bombing evidence ‘formed pattern that suggested Megrahi’s involvement’

Lockerbie bombing evidence ‘formed pattern that suggested Megrahi’s involvement’

26 November 2020

Advocate depute Ronald Clancy has given evidence to the third appeal against his conviction in Edinburgh.


Week-on-week fall in number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in England

Week-on-week fall in number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in England

Week-on-week fall in number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in England

26 November 2020

It is the first time since mid-August that the number has fallen week on week.


Police officer who dishonestly scanned 7p carrot barcode to get donuts is sacked

Police officer who dishonestly scanned 7p carrot barcode to get donuts is sacked

Police officer who dishonestly scanned 7p carrot barcode to get donuts is sacked

26 November 2020

Lawyer Mark Ley-Morgan said it was ‘an officer effectively stealing while in uniform’.


Kate committed to bringing about early years change as landmark study unveiled

Kate committed to bringing about early years change as landmark study unveiled

Kate committed to bringing about early years change as landmark study unveiled

26 November 2020

The duchess has been the driving force behind the research, the largest of its kind in the UK on perceptions of early childhood.


Proportion of young adults going to university rises to record high

Proportion of young adults going to university rises to record high

Proportion of young adults going to university rises to record high

26 November 2020

The figures show a widening gender gap, with women more likely to enter higher education than men.


Alan Shearer’s former financial adviser breached order – judge

Alan Shearer’s former financial adviser breached order – judge

Alan Shearer’s former financial adviser breached order – judge

26 November 2020

Kevin Neal failed to provide bank statements and Deputy Master Henrietta Hill said his demeanour adversely affected her assessment of his credibility.


Neanderthal thumbs better adapted to holding tools with handles, study finds

Neanderthal thumbs better adapted to holding tools with handles, study finds

Neanderthal thumbs better adapted to holding tools with handles, study finds

26 November 2020

Research suggests Neanderthals may have found precision grips more challenging than power squeeze grips.


Taoiseach asks UK to hold inquiry over Pat Finucane death, family says

Taoiseach asks UK to hold inquiry over Pat Finucane death, family says

Taoiseach asks UK to hold inquiry over Pat Finucane death, family says

26 November 2020

Solicitor Pat Finucane was shot by loyalist paramilitaries in front of his family in 1989 amid claims of collusion with security forces.


Significant changes to rates of international travel due to Covid-19 – ONS

Significant changes to rates of international travel due to Covid-19 – ONS

Significant changes to rates of international travel due to Covid-19 – ONS

26 November 2020

There was an uplift in air arrivals and departures between July and September, when international travel restrictions began to ease.


Swathes of England to face toughest Tier 3 coronavirus curbs

Swathes of England to face toughest Tier 3 coronavirus curbs

Swathes of England to face toughest Tier 3 coronavirus curbs

26 November 2020

Only three areas of England will face the least restrictive Tier 1 measures.


Parental loneliness ‘rocketed’ during coronavirus pandemic

Parental loneliness ‘rocketed’ during coronavirus pandemic

Parental loneliness ‘rocketed’ during coronavirus pandemic

26 November 2020

Almost two-thirds of parents are experiencing loneliness, according to research led by the Duchess of Cambridge.


Full list of tiers and areas

Full list of tiers and areas

Full list of tiers and areas

26 November 2020

The Government has published its list outlining which parts of England will be in which tier when the national lockdown ends on December 2.


‘Militarisation’ of UK borders blamed for 296 deaths as more migrants reach UK

‘Militarisation’ of UK borders blamed for 296 deaths as more migrants reach UK

‘Militarisation’ of UK borders blamed for 296 deaths as more migrants reach UK

26 November 2020

A report claims Calais is now a ‘murderous border zone’, while the Home Office response to small boats crossings has grown to ‘monstrous proportions’.


Brain tumour survivor, seven, hopes for ‘dream come true’ Christmas number one

Brain tumour survivor, seven, hopes for ‘dream come true’ Christmas number one

Brain tumour survivor, seven, hopes for ‘dream come true’ Christmas number one

26 November 2020

Somerset schoolgirl Lyra Cole is releasing her cover of Shakin’ Stevens’ Merry Christmas Everyone to support Brain Tumour Research.


Savings of up to £225m a year if letter deliveries cut – report

Savings of up to £225m a year if letter deliveries cut – report

Savings of up to £225m a year if letter deliveries cut – report

26 November 2020

Reducing deliveries to five days a week but leaving other elements of the service unchanged would still meet the needs of most people, research found.


Andy Robertson launches charity to give opportunities to disadvantaged children

Andy Robertson launches charity to give opportunities to disadvantaged children

Andy Robertson launches charity to give opportunities to disadvantaged children

26 November 2020

The Liverpool and Scotland footballer said he wants to ‘fight for what’s right’ in his homeland.


Spike in demand for flights and holidays after Christmas Covid-19 rules unveiled

Spike in demand for flights and holidays after Christmas Covid-19 rules unveiled

Spike in demand for flights and holidays after Christmas Covid-19 rules unveiled

26 November 2020

EasyJet said searches for flights and holidays have been three times higher than the same period last week since the policy was confirmed on Tuesday.


Coronavirus infections in England levelling off, data suggests

Coronavirus infections in England levelling off, data suggests

Coronavirus infections in England levelling off, data suggests

26 November 2020

Figures from the Office for National Statistics show a slight overall drop in cases, though there are wide regional differences.


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