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Dates revealed for UK’s first ‘vaccine passport’ events – and ‘traffic light’ system for holidays

Boris Johnson is poised to announce some Easter Monday good news, with home and away lockdown-easing moves as part of his COVID roadmap to freedo...
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Seven people die from blood clots after Oxford jab in UK – but no evidence of link, regulator says

Of the 18.1 million people who have had the Oxford vaccine in the UK, 30 people have developed blood clots, the medicines regulator has said.The ...
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Elderly woman dies as two dogs attack her in garden

A woman in her 80s has died after being attacked by two dogs in her garden, West Midlands Police have said.The woman, who has not been named, ...
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Holiday destinations abroad to be graded using ‘traffic light system’ – reports

Holiday destinations will be ranked under a "traffic light system", with fewer restrictions for places with low coronavirus rates and high vaccin...
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1.1 million Britons recently reported having long COVID

1.1 million people in private households in the UK have reported having long COVID, latest estimates show.The data from the Office for National ...
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Second COVID vaccine doses outnumber first jabs for first time in single day

For the first time, the number of second doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in the UK in a single day has exceeded first doses.A total of ...
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UK records 56 more COVID deaths and 4,040 new cases as 30.6m have had first jab

The UK has recorded 56 more COVID-19 deaths and 4,040 new cases in the latest 24-hour period.This compares with Monday's figures of 23 deaths and ...
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Gangs using ‘horrendous’ torture methods on kidnap victims involving blowtorches and waterboarding

Gangs in Manchester are increasingly using "horrendous" torture methods on kidnap victims involving blowtorches and waterboarding, a senior police ...
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UK records 23 COVID deaths – with more than 30 million first vaccine doses given

The UK has recorded 23 coronavirus deaths and 4,654 cases in the latest 24-hour period.On Sunday, 3,862 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths were ...
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PM hopes lockdown easing can kickstart ‘Great British summer of sport’ – but urges caution

Boris Johnson says he hopes the relaxation of COVID rules in England kickstarts a "Great British summer of sport" - but has urged people to remain ...
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