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Boris Johnson announces UK’s winter Covid plan to ‘save Christmas from lockdown’

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! Boris Johnson has announced plans to avoid a Christmas lockdown by centring on booster jabs for over-50s – but refused to rule out Covid passports or a return to working from home. In today's press conference, the Prime Minister revealed […]

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COVID-19: Gibraltar eases lockdown in ‘Operation Freedom’ amid successful vaccine rollout

Gibraltar is hoping to vaccinate all residents aged 16 and over and its imported workforce – more than 40,000 people in all – by the end of the month, its health minister has said. The territory, helped by vaccines sent from the UK, is emerging from a two-month lockdown imposed following a surge in COVID […]

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All over 50s to be offered Covid jab by May as ‘route to normality’ takes shape

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Boris Johnson has revealed that the UK is set to have offered every single resident over the age of 50 a Covid vaccine by the end of April. The Prime Minister made the revelation while holding today's […]

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Secret Covid dossier lists areas worst hit by lockdowns and huge job losses

Boris Johnson and his bumbling pals have drawn up a top-secret report that revealed the devastating impact lockdowns have had on the economy. Ministers are said to have designated a dozen industries as being in the ‘red’ – meaning they’ll probably face axing jobs in the future as profits plummet. The dossier, which reveals vital […]

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Boris Johnson ‘tells Tory MPs Covid tier system restrictions could end in weeks’

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox England's coronavirus tier system – which many have slammed as nonsensical and unfair – could end in just nine weeks, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reportedly told Tory MPs this evening. According to the Daily Telegraph, the […]

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Circuit breaker lockdown explained and whether one will be introduced in England

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has thrown his weight behind a so-called ‘circuit breaker’ over half term to halt the rise of Covid-19. The move was also recommended by SAGE – the scientists that work with the government and give officials advice. Boris Johnson is under pressure to enforce the two-week circuit breaker, either nationally […]

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Covid-19 questions answered from second wave to families reuniting at Christmas

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox The coronavirus crisis has led to a lot of questions as life changes beyond all recognition – here Daily Star Online offers some answers. There have been 41,595 Covid-19-related deaths in the UK, and more than 355,000 […]