Government to ditch EU rules on UK workers’ rights
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Behind the scenes

Government to ditch EU rules on UK workers’ rights

Ministers planning to abolish entitlements and safeguards including 48-hour working week
How scientists developed a Covid-19 vaccine in record time
A nurse prepares a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine
In Focus

How scientists developed a Covid-19 vaccine in record time

Experts involved in the inoculation race explain how the jab was developed
Best riverside properties for sale in England
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Best riverside properties for sale in England

From Norfolk to Northumberland, here’s a pick of what’s on the market

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Tories plot leadership revolt against Johnson over lockdown
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Tories plot leadership revolt against Johnson over lockdown

15 Jan 2021
Pandemic sees biggest population shift since WW2
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Pandemic sees biggest population shift since WW2

15 Jan 2021
What we know about the Brazilian Covid strain
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What we know about the Brazilian Covid strain

14 Jan 2021
‘Shocking care home outbreak’
Today’s newspapers

‘Shocking care home outbreak’

15 Jan 2021

The Daily Briefing

15 January 2021
Biden unveils $1.9tn stimulus
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Biden unveils $1.9tn stimulus

Joe Biden has announced a $1.9 trillion (£1.4 trillion) stimulus plan for the US economy, a week before he takes office. The president-elect’s budget …
London patients sent to Newcastle
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London patients sent to Newcastle

Struggling London hospitals are sending seriously ill Covid patients to intensive care units almost 300 miles away in Newcastle, The Guardian reports.…
Covid cases falling in UK
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Covid cases falling in UK

Boris Johnson has called off plans to tighten lockdown after figures showed infections were falling in every age group except the over-80s, says the D…
PM’s school tests plan blocked
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PM’s school tests plan blocked

The UK regulator has refused to formally approve the daily testing of pupils in England for Covid, scuppering Boris Johnson’s plans to test millions o…

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‘Vaccine success is on the brink of transforming the lockdown debate’
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‘Vaccine success is on the brink of transforming the lockdown debate’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press

Tried and tasted: best restaurant meal kits to eat at home
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On the menu

Tried and tasted: best restaurant meal kits to eat at home

Coronavirus

Is the UK taking lockdown seriously?
Police officers talk with a family as they patrol in Clapham Common, south London.
Today’s big question

Is the UK taking lockdown seriously?

How Janssen’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine works
A researcher sorts samples during phase three trials of the vaccine in Colombia
Getting to grips with . . .

How Janssen’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine works

Mutant Covid: how dangerous is it?
A commuter wears a mask while travelling on the London Underground
Getting to grips with . . .

Mutant Covid: how dangerous is it?

In focus: the vaccines

The Oxford and AstraZeneca jab
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The Oxford and AstraZeneca jab

The injection developed by Oxford University and made by AstraZeneca is a conventional vaccine, using a harmless, weakened version of a common virus t…
The Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine
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The Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine

Unlike most vaccines, which rely on weakened or inactivated parts of the virus to provoke an immune response in their recipients, the one developed by…
The Moderna injection
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The Moderna injection

Like the Pfizer vaccine, the vaccine made by Moderna relies on mRNA to generate an immune response. This new technique allows researchers to “elimi…
Three big questions
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Three big questions

If we are ever to return to some semblance of normality, then the world’s population needs to be immune to Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.…
How many people need to be vaccinated against Covid to get back to normal?
In Focus

How many people need to be vaccinated against Covid to get back to normal?

New year diets: your need-to-know guide
New year diets
In Depth

New year diets: your need-to-know guide

World News

Why Italy’s government is on the verge of collapse
Matteo Renzi holds a press conference
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Why Italy’s government is on the verge of collapse

Who will succeed Angela Merkel?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel  arrives for the beginning of the weekly meeting of the German Federal cabinet.
In Focus

Who will succeed Angela Merkel?

Black police officer stopped mob from breaching US Senate
Pro-Trump protesters gather in front of the US Capitol Building.
Why we’re talking about . . .

Black police officer stopped mob from breaching US Senate

Arts & Life

Best riverside properties for sale in England
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The wish list

Best riverside properties for sale in England

Bridgerton review: where Jane Austen meets Dallas
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In Review

Bridgerton review: where Jane Austen meets Dallas

Albums of the week
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Albums of the week

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Who are the richest people in the world?
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What we know about the Brazilian Covid strain
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GPs leading vaccine rollout forced to slow down

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