The UK has reported another 345 coronavirus deaths and 8,523 new cases, while more than 19 million people have now had their first vaccine dose.
Coronavirus infection rates in the community have continued to fall further across the UK, according to the latest figures.
More than 18.6 million people have now had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine in the UK, and second jabs have hit 700,000.
The 15 areas of England to have vaccinated the lowest proportion of adults against COVID-19 are all in London.
More than 18 million people have now received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine in the UK.
Nearly 18 million people have now had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine in the UK, while another 548 deaths have been reported.
Another 178 coronavirus-related deaths and 10,641 new cases have been recorded, while the number of people to have received a first jab has now passed 17.7 million.
Another 215 COVID-19 deaths and 9,834 cases have been recorded in the UK, while the number of people to have received a first vaccine dose has now surpassed 17.5 million.
There is a “value” in giving COVID jabs to children, the health secretary has told Sky News – as a leading scientist said the UK’s vaccine rollout should turn to younger age groups “as fast as we can”.
More than 17 million people in the UK have now received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while the number of deaths has surpassed 120,000.
Weather warnings are in place for several parts of Britain as heavy rains could bring flooding and travel disruptions across the weekend.
Heavy rainfall could bring flooding and travel disruption to parts of the UK over the weekend, the Met Office has warned.
The UK has imposed sanctions on three Myanmar generals for human rights violations following this month’s military coup in the country.
Dubai’s royal ruler is back in the spotlight after videos were released of his daughter, Princess Latifa, in which she claims he is holding her hostage.
Another 799 COVID-related deaths and 10,625 more cases have been reported in the UK in the last 24 hours, government data shows.
Two men who ran out of fuel as they tried to bring £200,000 worth of cocaine into the UK on a jet ski have been jailed.
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The number of people who have COVID-19 antibodies has increased across the UK but there is “substantial variation” between regions, new figures show.
Passengers who have been forced to spend £1,750 and 10 days quarantining in hotels after touching down in the UK have likened it to being in prison.
More than 15 million people in the UK have received a first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the prime minister has said.
After a desperate, deadly year of coronavirus, the UK’s vaccination programme has delivered first doses to 15 million of the oldest and most vulnerable. It has been a rare and resounding success.
More than a year after the first COVID-19 infections were reported in the UK, some people who contracted the virus in the early weeks of the pandemic are still struggling with symptoms.
There have been a further 621 COVID-related deaths and 13,308 cases in the UK, government data shows.
The success of COVID vaccine rollout is seen as key to lifting the restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the virus.
The UK’s coronavirus reproduction number – or R number – has fallen to below one for the first time since July.
The number of people to have had their first coronavirus vaccine jab in the UK has passed 14 million, as the total confirmed number of cases exceeds four million.
Over-65s will begin receiving letters inviting them to get COVID vaccines from early next week as part of the next phase of the UK’s vaccination programme, Sky News understands.
COVID-19 vaccine and testing certificates could be introduced in the UK when people are allowed to travel abroad again.
Boris Johnson has so far resisted calls for a public inquiry into the COVID-19 crisis but the UK response needs examining as soon as possible to start analysing what lessons can be learned.
Another 678 COVID-related deaths have been reported in the UK, as the number of people to have received a first dose of a vaccine passed 13.5m.