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UK may help EU before domestic vaccination programme complete, says Liz Truss
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The timetable says the four most vulnerable groups should be vaccinated by late February, with the top nine contingents - all people over 50- should receive a first dose by spring, with every adult offered vaccinations by September. 1
Downing Street has so far declined to rule out the idea of excess doses being sent to the EU after the first nine groups are completed. 1
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Frontline workers and BAME groups will not be prioritised for UK vaccines
Frontline workers and black, Asian and minority ethnic groups will not be prioritised for vaccination in the next stage of the Covid jab rollout, the Guardian understands.
Salmond may have questions to answer about past conduct, says Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon has suggested Alex Salmond still has to answer questions about his past behaviour towards women, after she accused him of peddling "wild, untrue and baseless claims" about a conspiracy against him.
Commons defeat leaves flat owners facing huge bills to fix cladding
A plan to protect leaseholders from the spiralling costs of fixing fire safety problems in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster has been rejected in parliament after the government headed off a cross-party challenge.
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Post-Brexit trade: Boris Johnson calls for eat British fish campaign
"I think he comes into his own, the prime minister, with his PR, and if anybody can sell to the British public 'buy red mullet, buy John Dory, buy grey mullet', then I think he will have a darn good go," she told BBC South West political editor Martyn Oates.
Museums body warns of government 'interference' in contested heritage
Sir Ian Blatchford, head of the Science Museum Group and chair of the National Museum Directors' Council, said: "The meeting was a timely exchange about the importance of telling a balanced and well-researched history of Britain, and a moment to dispel some of the mischief-making around this event.
MP calls on PM for 'differentiation' of beer duties
Pubs have been closing partly because they have been undercut by supermarkets on alcohol prices, with the problem exacerbated by the pandemic, a Tory MP has said.