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Boris Johnson has come under attack for calling devolution “a disaster north of the border” in comments seized upon by Scottish nationalists. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon criticised the Prime Minister after he told Conservative MPs on Monday that devolution had been “Tony Blair’s biggest mistake”.   Douglas Ross, who leads the Conservatives in Scotland, insisted […]

The US company say that their vaccine may prevent 94.5 per cent of people getting Coronavirus The head of US firm Moderna “grinned ear to ear” after learning data suggested its vaccine protects against Covid-19. Dr Stephen Hoge, president of the biotechnology business based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, said the news that its coronavirus vaccine may […]

Sir Cliff Richard will perform his Christmas hits from his home as part of a digital carol service. Nile Rodgers will host the event, taking place in aid of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy.   Stars will perform from their homes around the world, as well as Abbey Road Studios and St Luke’s Church in London. […]

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here is set to return for a 20th series. Since hitting screens in 2002, the ITV reality show has delivered a string of memorable moments, as a host of famous faces confronted their fears in the Australian jungle. The 2020 edition will look starkly different, however, and is […]

The UK’s daily coronavirus testing capacity is set to more than double with the opening of two new “megalabs” in early 2021, the Government has announced. The two laboratories, one in Leamington Spa and another in Scotland, will together be able to process up to 600,000 samples a day when operating at full capacity, according […]

Boris Johnson said the fact he was “bursting with antibodies” having had coronavirus before would not prevent him needing to self-isolate following contact with an MP who has tested positive. The Prime Minister, who was admitted to intensive care with coronavirus in April, has confirmed he was notified by NHS Test and Trace on Sunday […]

Lewis Hamilton has been hailed as the greatest British sportsman in history after he emulated Michael Schumacher by winning his seventh world championship. Hamilton delivered the drive of drives to wrap up his sixth title in seven years with a brilliant victory at Sunday’s rain-hit Turkish Grand Prix.   The 35-year-old Englishman will now end […]

Des O’Connor – an “ultimate entertainer” – has died at the age of 88, just days after he suffered a fall at his home. The TV star, who lit up screens with shows like Today With Des And Mel and Des O’Connor Tonight, died in hospital on Saturday. His long-time agent and family friend Pat […]

Egyptian antiquities officials have announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues in a vast Pharaonic necropolis south of Cairo. Colourful, sealed sarcophagi and statues that were buried more than 2,500 years ago were displayed in a makeshift exhibit at the foot of the famed […]

Family and friends of people living in care homes will get access to regular testing to allow them to visit their loved ones, the Government has said. A new pilot launching on Monday will take place in 20 care homes across Hampshire, Devon and Cornwall. But the scheme will be rolled out to other regions […]

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