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Cupid’s needle? UK under-30s wooed with dating app vaccine bonus

First came the idea of making Covid vaccinations mandatory to go to the pub, while Israel offered free pizza and beer with a shot. Now

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UK tightens borders and travel rules as variants spark new alarm

Ministers have moved to tighten Britain’s borders as new data suggests the Delta coronavirus variant is much more likely to cause serious illness and is

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Portugal removed from ‘green list’ of Covid travel destinations

Ministers removed Portugal from the travel “green list” amid increasing worries that coronavirus variants could scupper domestic reopening, with studies indicating the type now dominant

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EU Commission calls on UK to ditch ideology over Northern Ireland protocol

A senior European Commission figure has defended the Northern Ireland protocol, calling on the UK government to ditch ideology in favour of pragmatism in order

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Third wave of Covid may be under way in UK, scientists say

Scientists have warned ministers that a third wave of coronavirus may have already begun in Britain, casting doubt on plans in England to lift all

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Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds to delay honeymoon

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds have opted not to take an immediate honeymoon, as congratulations flowed in following their secret wedding on Saturday. The couple

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Wait and see whether Covid lockdown will end on 21 June, says vaccines minister – video

Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr programme, the vaccines minister, Nadhim Zahawi, urges people to wait another two weeks to find out whether the roadmap date for

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Some long Covid sufferers in England waiting months for treatment

People who remain chronically ill after Covid infections in England have had to wait months for appointments and treatment at specialist clinics set up to

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Produce evidence Matt Hancock lied on Covid, Dominic Cummings to be told

Dominic Cummings will be asked by senior MPs this week to produce evidence that Matt Hancock lied repeatedly about policy on Covid-19 before the health