UK Covid deaths: Why the 100,000 toll is so bad

Getty Images More than 100,000 people in the UK have died from a virus, that, this time last year, felt like a far-off foreign threat. How did we come to be one of the countries ...

Covid: UK passes milestone of 100,000 deaths

More than 100,000 people have died with Covid-19 in the UK, after 1,631 deaths within 28 days of a positive test were recorded in the daily figures. It means a total of ...

‘We’re coping – but it’s precarious’

The peak of demand for NHS trusts in London and the South East may have passed, but hospitals in the East Midlands fear the worst for them may still be to come. At the ...

Covid-19: Five days that shaped the outbreak

Getty Images A year ago, the Chinese government locked down the city of Wuhan. For weeks beforehand officials had maintained that the outbreak was under control – just ...

Katie Price’s ‘candid’ BBC documentary Harvey and Me praised

A BBC documentary following reality TV star Katie Price and her disabled son Harvey has been positively received after airing on Monday. Katie Price: Harvey and Me charts ...

Beware fake Covid vaccination invites, NHS warns

The NHS has warned people to be vigilant about fake invitations to have the coronavirus vaccination, sent by scammers. The scam email includes a link to “register” ...

British Asian celebrities unite for video to dispel Covid vaccine myths

BBC/Getty Celebrities including comedians Romesh Ranganathan and Meera Syal and cricketer Moeen Ali have made a video urging people to get the Covid vaccine. The video was ...

Arts workers still ‘in serious need of help’, Equity tells government

PA Media Arts union Equity has written to the chancellor and culture secretary to say most of its members are still “in serious need of financial help”. Government ...

Covid: UK virus deaths top 100,000 since pandemic began

PA Media The UK death toll from Covid has topped 100,000. The data from the UK’s national statisticians show there have been nearly 104,000 deaths since the pandemic ...

Covid-19: Vaccine minister ‘confident’ of supplies amid production delays

Supplies of vaccines are “tight” but the UK is confident it will receive enough doses to meet its targets, the vaccine minister has said. Nadhim Zahawi told ...