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They’ve helped the aged, now UK ready to give 40somethings their shots

They’ve helped the aged, now UK ready to give 40somethings their shots

More than 20 million people - almost four in 10 adults - have already been vaccinated in Britain, and the government is looking to fund a third booster jab.

  • by Laura Donnelly and Charles Hymas

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Up to six cases of Manaus, Brazil variant of coronavirus detected in Britain

Up to six cases of Manaus, Brazil variant of coronavirus detected in Britain

Susan Hopkins, PHE’s strategic response director for COVID-19, said Britain’s advanced gene sequencing capabilities meant it was finding more variants and mutations than many other countries.

  • by William Schomberg
Britain to raise income taxes; splash cash on businesses hit by pandemic

Britain to raise income taxes; splash cash on businesses hit by pandemic

Reports indicate that the British government is planning to raise billion of pounds in additional revenue to help pay for grants to pandemic-hit businesses.

  • by James Davey
Charles stops funding Harry and Meghan’s mail office

Charles stops funding Harry and Meghan’s mail office

The joy of receiving a note from a member of the royal family, in response to a card or a letter, has long been keenly felt across the globe but well-wishers for Harry and Meghan will need to rethink their correspondence.

  • by Victoria Ward
Runaway schoolgirl who joined IS loses bid to return to Britain

Runaway schoolgirl who joined IS loses bid to return to Britain

Shamima Begum left London in 2015 when she was 15 and went to Syria via Turkey with two school friends.

  • by Michael Holden
‘Own goal’: Europe vaccine rollout undermined by leaders’ messages

‘Own goal’: Europe vaccine rollout undermined by leaders’ messages

Vaccination hubs in COVID-19 hard-hit Europe are begging for people to come inside. Why?

  • by Bevan Shields
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Prince Harry’s interview a winning formula in celebrity-obsessed America
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Prince Harry’s interview a winning formula in celebrity-obsessed America

There is no denying the Duke of Sussex’s first interview since leaving the Royal family was 17 minutes of television gold.

  • by Camilla Tominey
I left Britain to escape toxic press, Prince Harry says

I left Britain to escape toxic press, Prince Harry says

Harry told James Corden, host of the Late Late Show in the US, he stepped back from his royal duties because the British press was destroying his mental health.

  • by Michael Holden
Amnesty defends stripping Navalny of ‘prison-of-conscience’ status

Amnesty defends stripping Navalny of ‘prison-of-conscience’ status

The human rights organisation says it will still campaign for Navalny’s release, as the opposition leader is shifted to an unknown new prison.

  • by Vladimir Isachenkov
‘Think about other people’: the Queen says refusing vaccine is selfish

‘Think about other people’: the Queen says refusing vaccine is selfish

England’s nonagenarian monarch took a genteel swipe at anti-vaxxers in a video conference with health officials, and insisted the jab “didn’t hurt at all”.

  • by Victoria Ward and Sarah Knapton
Trump created an anti-American ‘cult’ of followers says Hillary Clinton

Trump created an anti-American ‘cult’ of followers says Hillary Clinton

Clinton says US President Joe Biden is trying to “separate” Donald Trump’s followers from the former president in his bid to unite Americans, 74 million of whom, voted for Trump.

  • by Latika Bourke