Mass asymptomatic testing is currently being rolled out ahead of Christmas break
The Prime Minister gave his best PMQs performance for months, tearing a few shreds off the Labour leader who he dubbed “General Indecision”. Sir Keir usually runs rings around the PM, but the tables turned with the lawyer buckaroo-ed into the dock by a buoyed-up Boris.
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The two actors have remained close since appearing in Bridget Jones's Diary together almost 20 years ago.
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It was the best news we have received so far in the pandemic. But Jonathan Van-Tam was on hand to deliver a dose of reality about the vaccine in his own inimitable style.
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NHS boss Sir Simon Stevens says the government needs regulator's approval to split packs of 975 people's doses so jab can be sent to care homes.
“When Harley became kind of a big deal and then when Birds of Prey came out, there were all these stories that me and Margot Robbie were feuding,” Cuoco said.
Israel received its most advanced warship on Wednesday, describing the German-made vessel dubbed "Shield" as a bulwark for vulnerable Mediterranean gas rigs as tensions with Tehran soar over the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist. The Saar-6 corvette that docked in Haifa port, and three of the same model to follow next year, will bring to 15 the number of missile boats deployed by an Israeli navy which, while small, carries out missions as far away as the Red Sea and the Gulf. Israel also wants to protect off-shore natural gas fields close to Lebanon, an old foe with which it has held so far fruitless U.S.-mediated maritime border talks.
‘It was a really big decision to jump to see if I fall or if I fly,’ said the presenter
The Queen's Christmas decorations include a 20ft tree.
People should wear face masks in indoor spaces such as at work, in schools and when at home receiving visitors, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. WHO updated its guidance on masks to encourage people in areas of suspected high Covid-19 transmission to wear non-medical masks in certain indoor spaces. The advice issued by the UN agency comes despite “limited evidence” of the effectiveness of mask wearing by the public in the community.
‘I’m not going to enter any new trade agreement with anybody until we have made major investments here at home’
What the new tier system means for getaways The 23 countries you can (feasibly) visit after lockdown How to get a Covid test for your holiday Can you travel between tiers at Christmas? Sign up to the Telegraph Travel newsletter It's official: lockdown 2.0 is over, and Britons are once again allowed to go on holiday. The Government's contentious new Tier system comes into motion today, and while that means the vast majority of regions in England are now subject to Tier 2 or Tier 3 regulations, many of us can travel again; both domestically and abroad. Hotels and self-catering accommodation in England can reopen for leisure purposes in tiers 1 and 2, so long as you follow your regional rules, opening the door to staycations again. You may also now leave the country, and there are several destinations that have travel corridors, meaning you won't have to quarantine upon your return. Those in Tier 3, alas, are advised against all 'non-essential travel'. There are however three English regions in the lowest Tier 1 category: Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight. In other news today, the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine has now been approved for use in the UK, Heath Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed, paving the way for mass vaccination to start as early as next week. Scroll down for the latest news.
Former French president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing has died at the age of 94 after being diagnosed with coronavirus. Mr Giscard d'Estaing, the president of France from 1974 to 1981, had recently been taken to hospital in Tours, in central France. Mr Giscard d'Estaing's office said he passed away in his family home in the Loir-et-Cher region.
The Queen's age won't be enough to propel her to top of the vaccine rollout list.
I developed chills and a mild fever, and I was elated. This was it! But then reports about the data led me on an emotional rollercoaster. As I prepare to get my second dose, I’m reflecting on how far we’ve come