Brits could get their Covid vaccine in a PILL in future, Oxford University says

Britons could get their Covid vaccine in the form of a pill in the future, according to the lead scientist behind Oxford University’s jab. Professor Sarah Gilbert told MPs today her team were focusing their efforts on new, injection-free ways to deliver the vaccine and stimulate a better immune response. The group are exploring delivering the … Read more

Brits could get their Covid vaccine in a PILL in future, Oxford University says

Britons could get their coronavirus vaccine in the form of a pill in the future, according to the lead scientist behind Oxford University’s jab. Professor Sarah Gilbert told MPs today her team were focusing their efforts on new, injection-free ways to deliver the vaccine and stimulate a better immune response. The group are exploring delivering the … Read more

People aren’t waiting for your roadmap, Boris! Lockdown-weary Brits enjoy coffees with pals

Boris Johnson’s cautious approach to easing restrictions quickly came under strain as lockdown-weary Britons jumped the gun on his road map and started mixing with friends.  Coffee catch-ups in the park and outdoor sport remain banned until March – but after nearly a year of draconian Covid measures people took advantage of the recent good … Read more

Lockdown-weary Brits already splashing out on staycation plans

Britons desperate to get away this summer have been scrambling to arrange high-end staycation plans in the UK as Boris Johnson unveiled his ‘roadmap’ out of the lockdown today.  Four and five-star hotels across the country have seen a surge in demand since the national lockdown as holidaymakers desperate for some respite from the coronavirus crisis look closer … Read more

Meet the Brits who’ve moved the office to Barbados thanks to a ‘passport to paradise’ scheme

For most of us, working from home is a daily grind spent at the kitchen table or holed up in a box room. But imagine setting up office with a view of tropical plants and the ocean — Barbados, to be precise. Determined to attract visitors while tourism is on its knees, the island’s government … Read more

Meet the Brits who’ve moved the office to Barbados thanks to a ‘passport to paradise’ scheme

For most of us, working from home is a daily grind spent at the kitchen table or holed up in a box room. But imagine setting up office with a view of tropical plants and the ocean — Barbados, to be precise. Determined to attract visitors while tourism is on its knees, the island’s government … Read more

NHS unveils blueprint to tackle Covid vaccine hesitancy among BAME Brits

The NHS has unveiled a ‘blueprint’ to improve coronavirus vaccine uptake among ethnic minority groups.   Local faith and community leaders will team up with doctors to host online virtual events where they will answer questions and address concerns people have about the jabs.  They will also distribute leaflets in 20 different languages — including Arabic, … Read more

Spanish minister says Brits COULD go on holiday with ‘vaccine passports’

Costa del Sol here we come? Spanish minister says Britons COULD go on holiday there this summer with ‘vaccine passports’ and they WON’T have to quarantine Tourism minister fuels hopes Brits could go on holiday with ‘vaccine passports’ Fernando Valdes said the prospects are still ‘open’ as jab rollout surges ahead He played down the idea … Read more

Spanish minister says Brits COULD go on holiday with ‘vaccine passports’

Costa del Sol here we come? Spanish minister says Britons COULD go on holiday there this summer with ‘vaccine passports’ and they WON’T have to quarantine Tourism minister fuels hopes Brits could go on holiday with ‘vaccine passports’ Fernando Valdes said the prospects are still ‘open’ as jab rollout surges ahead He played down the idea … Read more

Vaccinated Brits could be given scannable QR codes that allow them to travel abroad

Vaccinated Britons could get scannable QR codes as soon as next month, allowing them to travel abroad as part of coronavirus ‘vaccine passport’ schemes funded by the taxpayer.  At least eight firms have been awarded Government grants to develop schemes that would allow users to carry digital proof that they have received an approved Covid-19 … Read more