The Times – Mandatory COVID-19 jabs for care home staff
Summary of Today's Paper
Mandatory covid jabs for NHS and care home staff
The Times says the move comes amid concerns about the take-up of vaccines in some parts of the country. The paper also quotes a government source as saying the prime minister had personally backed the plan.
The paper’s front splash features a picture of Zara Phillips attending Royal Ascot. The paper notes, HM the Queen watched on TV from Windsor Castle.
The Times says a senior BBC executive has defended its vastly reduced coverage of the Olympics but admitted that viewers would find it “frustrating”.
The Times says covid cases have fallen by a third in a week but Boris Johnson warned they would rise again if people did not remain cautious.
The Times says Simone Biles has withdrawn from her next event at the Tokyo Olympics to raise fresh questions about whether she will compete again at the Games.