August 2, 2021

Study launched into Covid vaccines for pregnant women

Less than a third of pregnant women have received the coronavirus vaccine and medical experts want more women to be protected
August 2, 2021

Commuters urged to make small talk to help prevent suicides

Samaritans says a simple question such as “Hello, what’s the time?” or a smile can be enough to interrupt someone’s suicidal thoughts
August 2, 2021

Student’s ‘ingenious’ design to become emblem of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Edward Roberts, 19, was one of the hundreds of young creatives who entered the competition
August 2, 2021

Ambulance workers need more support amid unprecedented pressures, union urges

Unison says some staff members have been left in tears at the end of their shifts
August 2, 2021

Shortsightedness in children ‘soaring’ due to extra screen-time during pandemic

Switch to remote learning - and spending less time outdoors - is to blame, say scientists
August 2, 2021

Britain-shaped cloud spotted over Kent

Eagle-eyed weather enthusiast notices the UK in the sky
August 2, 2021

Coeliac disease diet: The 16 foods YOU should avoid to ease symptoms

COELIAC disease affects millions around the world, but an estimated half a million Britons do not realise they suffer from the condition. But what foods should be avoided?
August 2, 2021

COVID app tweak is act of political capitulation rather than pandemic management amid pingdemic

After weeks of pressure, and just a fortnight before the self-isolation rules change fundamentally, the decision to tweak the NHS Test & Trace App is an act of political capitulation rather than pandemic management.
August 2, 2021

COVID app tweak is act of political capitulation rather pandemic management amid pingdemic

After weeks of pressure, and just a fortnight before the self-isolation rules change fundamentally, the decision to tweak the NHS Test & Trace App is an act of political capitulation rather than pandemic management.
August 2, 2021

No prospect of amber travel watchlist being introduced this week

There is no prospect of an amber watchlist being introduced at the latest travel review this week, Sky News understands.
August 2, 2021

Vaccine booster plans exposed: When do YOU need a booster? Age plan timeline

VACCINES boosters will be offered to millions of people, with all adults aged 50 and over to be invited starting in September - but when will you get offered your top-up jab?
August 2, 2021

Sports Direct tycoon reignites row over Debenhams collapse

Mike Ashley, the billionaire high street tycoon, has reignited his long-running campaign against former directors of Debenhams, the department store chain which closed its doors for the last time this year.