Covid UK: 'Profiteering' firms add £1,000 to price of holiday for four

‘Profiteering’ private firms add £1,000 to price of holiday for four as they charge up to £300 for single Covid test that other firms offer for £60 Private testing firms are accused of ‘profiteering’ by charging £300 for PCRs Most expensive companies sell tests for four times that of cheapest

UK halts AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial on kids amid blood-clot concerns

More On: COVID vaccine Rangers get day off as players get COVID-19 vaccines Boat, snowmobile, camel: Vaccine reaches world’s far corners US COVID-19 death toll plunges even as new cases rise Budweiser among big brands urging people to get COVID vaccine British researchers have halted trials of the AstraZeneca COVID-19

Boris Johnson warns Covid cases WILL rise & urges Brits to get jabs as 'we don't know how strong vaccine shield will be'

BORIS Johnson has warned that coronavirus cases WILL rise, and has urged Brits to get their jabs as “we don’t know how strong vaccine shield will be.” The Prime Minister said the soaraway vaccines rollout is to thank for getting Covid under control – but cases could still soar. Speaking

Boris Johnson plans two Covid tests each week for everyone

Free home Covid tests for EVERYONE: Boris Johnson will urge all Britons to take part in TWICE weekly mass screening ‘to stop outbreaks in their tracks’ and ‘get back to doing the things we enjoy’ Boris Johnson set to confirm April 12 relaxation of restrictions on pubs and shops PM

Huge crowds flout Covid lockdown in Paris as ICU doctors warn they'll soon be overwhelmed in deadly third wave

HUGE crowds were spotted in Paris flouting lockdown rules, as doctors warned hospitals will be overwhelmed in a deadly third Covid wave. Parisians came out to enjoy the spring weather today, packing out popular places like the Jardin du Luxembourg and even danced hand-in-hand in the streets. 🦠 Read our coronavirus

'New York' Covid variant may not render jabs useless, says expert

New York Covid variant spotted three times in Britain ‘does not pose a threat’ because it doesn’t have jab-resistant mutation like versions of same strain seen in the US, expert says There have been three cases of the New York variant – B.1.526 – in the UK so far But

NHS smashes Covid vaccines record with 27 jabs a second as desperate EU ramp up threats to block doses

THE NHS smashed its Covid vaccines record for the third day in a row with 27 jabs a second. The figures came as the Government told the EU to “grow up” over threats to blockade millions of doses as the roll-out there continues to flop behind Britain’s. 🦠 Read our coronavirus

Covid nurse who held patients' hands in their final moments dies

Hero Covid nurse, 26, who held hands with patients in their final moments dies suddenly after mental health battle as she struggled to cope with pressure of pandemic Trisha Roberts, from Bangor, North Wales, dedicated her life to helping patients But the effects of the Covid crisis took their toll

Covid lockdown made me want to take my own life – talking about my feelings has kept me from suicide

ALONE amidst a pandemic, Joe Burchell felt defeated, he had lost work due to the coronavirus and had just been in a fight with his friend. The 33-year-old had struggled with his mental health for years but the lockdown and loss of work had pushed him over the edge. And

COVID fines for teens may be waived under state of emergency deal

The government could be forced to waive hefty fines issued to teens who broke coronavirus restrictions under a raft of demands issued by the Greens to secure their support of an extension to state of emergency powers. Greens leader Samantha Ratnam said fines handed to young people were among the