600,000 extra shielders offered first Covid jab after being added to extremely vulnerable list

Hundreds of thousands of people asked to shield in England are being invited for a Covid-19 vaccine jab. About 1.7million more people were added to the shielding list last week after experts identified additional adults at serious risk of the virus. Some 600,000 of that group are now being invited to book a slot at … Read more

Queen intervenes in vaccine rollout to encourage Britons to get jabbed

The Queen has made a historic intervention in the coronavirus vaccination drive, suggesting it is selfish not to have the jab. In a video call with NHS officials in charge of the rollout, she encouraged those with doubts to ‘think about other people rather than themselves’. The 94-year-old monarch said her jab last month ‘didn’t … Read more

Queen intervenes in vaccine rollout to encourage Britons to get jabbed

The Queen has made a historic intervention in the coronavirus vaccination drive, suggesting it is selfish not to have the jab. In a video call with NHS officials in charge of the rollout, she encouraged those with doubts to ‘think about other people rather than themselves’. The 94-year-old monarch said her jab last month ‘didn’t … Read more

Knife crime offences in England and Wales DOUBLE in six years to above 50k

Domestic abuse rose by 10% in a year as police across England and Wales received more than 68,000 reports in one month alone, it emerged today.    According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), 842,813 domestic abuse-related offences were recorded by police forces in England and Wales in the year ending September 2020  – up … Read more

Knife crime offences in England and Wales DOUBLE in six years to above 50k

Domestic abuse rose by 10% in a year as police across England and Wales received more than 68,000 reports in one month alone, it emerged today.    According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), 842,813 domestic abuse-related offences were recorded by police forces in England and Wales in the year ending September 2020  – up … Read more

Coronavirus UK: 60% of people in part of the Isle of Wight have had their first jab

AREA NAME TOTAL PEOPLE VACCINATED % IMMUNISED Yarmouth & Freshwater 5,451 57.46% Sidmouth Town 3,003 57.33% Felixstowe East 4,588 54.74% Selsey 5,722 53.17% Ferring & Kingston Gorse 3,153 52.85% East Preston & Rustington East 4,189 51.96% Holland-on-Sea 3,460 51.70% Collington, Cooden & Little Common 5,221 51.54% Budleigh Salterton 3,148 50.63% Meads 3,703 50.50% Saxmundham & … Read more

Labour’s Rosena Allin-Khan sparks fury with ‘fake tweet’ featuring Spanish nurse in Hancock attack

Labour shadow minister Rosena Allin-Khan sparks fury with ‘fake tweet’ featuring a picture of a nurse in SPAIN as she attacks Matt Hancock over PPE ‘cronyism’ contracts while NHS medics had to wear bin bags during shortages By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 17:40 GMT, 25 February 2021 | Updated: 17:52 GMT, 25 … Read more

Coronavirus UK: 60% of people in part of the Isle of Wight have had their first jab

England’s Covid vaccine postcode lottery was laid bare today by figures that revealed towns on the Isle of Wight and in Devon have vaccinated nearly 20 times more people than an inner-city region of Sheffield. NHS statistics going up to February 21 show 90.3 per cent of all over-65s in England have had their first … Read more

Gary Lineker, 60, gets first ‘quick and painless’ coronavirus jab

Gary Lineker, 60, gets first Covid jab early in another example of Britain’s vaccine postcode lottery with healthy people younger than set age group being offered protection from virus Lineker praises first vaccine as ‘quick, painless, liberating and well organised’ 60-year-old BBC host got his first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab today He also joked … Read more

Covid alert is DOWNGRADED to level four as cases fall

The coronavirus alert level was downgraded to level four today amid calling cases – but Boris Johnson again rejected calls to bring forward lockdown easing. The PM denied there was any ‘wiggle room’ to speed up the roadmap and relieve the burden on the economy, despite the shift from the Joint Biosecurity Centre.  In a … Read more