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What changes have been announced for Covid booster jabs in UK?
All adults over 18 will be offered a third dose as part of bid to tackle spread of Omicron variant

Peter Walker and Andrew Gregory

29, Nov, 2021 @7:01 PM

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UK’s minimum gap for Covid booster jabs to be halved to three months
Vaccines watchdog advises speeding up of vaccination scheme to tackle new coronavirus variant

Jamie Grierson, Rowena Mason, Peter Walker, Andrew Gregory and Linda Geddes

29, Nov, 2021 @4:27 PM

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Ban MPs from working as paid consultants, watchdog suggests
Commons standards committee’s anti-sleaze proposals also include written contracts for outside work

Peter Walker Political correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Scotland and Wales urge PM to agree UK approach on Omicron variant
Nicola Sturgeon and Mark Drakeford call for Cobra meeting and tougher travel rules amid spread of Covid variant

Severin Carrell and Peter Walker

29, Nov, 2021 @1:45 PM

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Nursing unions around world call for UN action on Covid vaccine patents
Bodies in 28 countries file appeal for waiver of intellectual property agreement and end to ‘grossly unjust’ distribution of jabs

Peter Walker Political correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Labour proposes watchdog for ministers’ ethics to stop ‘revolving door’
Angela Rayner to set out plan to bar ex-ministers from work connected to government roles for five years

Peter Walker Political correspondent

28, Nov, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Covid boosters may be expanded as soon as Monday to tackle Omincron spread
Change to criteria could happen as soon as Monday as No 10 tries to combat variant’s spread

Peter Walker and Linda Geddes

28, Nov, 2021 @6:50 PM

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Third case of Omicron Covid variant detected in UK
Sajid Javid, the health secretary, says country ‘nowhere near’ imposing social distancing rules despite concerns

Peter Walker Political correspondent

28, Nov, 2021 @4:42 PM

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UK and France playing ‘blame game’ after Channel deaths, say Labour
Shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy says joint policies needed to prevent more dying in Channel crossings

Peter Walker Political correspondent

28, Nov, 2021 @3:48 PM

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Letting Hammond off shows PM won’t tackle corruption, says Labour
Former chancellor to face no consequences despite official ruling against his use of government connections

Peter Walker Political correspondent

26, Nov, 2021 @6:22 PM

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Boris Johnson’s plan for Irish Sea bridge rejected over £335bn cost
Project or alternative of a £209bn tunnel would be vastly expensive and fraught with complexities, study says

Peter Walker Political correspondent

26, Nov, 2021 @11:48 AM

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Priti Patel says it is up to France to stop refugees crossing Channel
Home secretary reiterates offer to send more police to France after 27 people drown trying to reach UK

Peter Walker Political correspondent

25, Nov, 2021 @8:00 PM

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