The i’s front page leads with ‘vaccines ramped up in race to 21 June’ as the paper says the government is aiming to offer second doses to all the over-50s.
Vaccines ramped up for 21 June reopening
The i’s front page leads with “vaccines ramped up in race to 21 June”. The paper says the government is aiming to offer second doses to all over-50s within three weeks to try to meet the roadmap date for ending legal restrictions on social contact. The paper says the final decision has been delayed for another week amid the surge in cases of the new variant.
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Children with special needs hard hit by pandemic learning losses, says Ofsted chief
I news says children with special educational needs and disabilities have incurred some of the biggest learning losses from schools closing, the chief inspector of Ofsted has said.
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds share wedding photos after ‘secret’ Westminster Cathedral ceremony
I news says Downing Street has released photos from Boris Johnson’s “secret” wedding to Carrie Symonds.
The pair exchanged vows in Westminster Cathedral on Saturday in front of a small group of close friends and family, before a small celebration in line with Covid restrictions in the garden of Downing Street.
Tributes to ‘kind and caring’ flower seller fatally stabbed at his stall in London
I news says the family of a flower seller who was stabbed to death close to his stall in north London on Saturday have paid tribute to him.
Tony Eastlake, 55, who was attacked in Islington at around 5.30 pm, died from a knife wound at the scene despite the efforts of emergency workers.
NHS staff could be required to get vaccine in bid to tackle Covid spread in health service
I news says vaccines could be mandatory for NHS staff in a bid to protect the most vulnerable patients in hospital, under plans being considered by ministers.
The Government has already consulted on whether to make jabs compulsory for social care workers and ministers are now weighing up whether to do the same for medics. Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi said it was important to examine how to protect the most vulnerable from the risk of contracting Covid-19.
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