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Are the super-rich skipping the vaccine queue?

The super-rich are skipping the queue and jetting abroad for their Covid jab. So are we heading for a vaccine apartheid? Kate Wills reports

It’s time to radically rethink the future of London’s offices

From flexi-working to corporate culture, our first Recovery Board debate examined how Covid has put workplace revolution on the agenda. Let’s make a change, says Jim Armitage

Covid: How this Indian firm is vaccinating the world

As pharmaceutical giants ramp-up production in the race to vaccinate the world, one firm has shot into the lead.

Home Office calls out Nigel Farage for 'incorrect' Covid migrant claims

Nigel Farage has been left red-faced after the Home Office called him out over a tweet claiming 12 migrants tested positive for coronavirus when they arrived at Dover.

Bill Gates Reveals Why He's Not Investing in Bitcoin

Launched in early 2009, the blockchain-based cryptocurrency is now considered the world's biggest by market capitalisation and the amount of data stored on its blockchain.

Health secretary urges the public to take the jab

Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee yesterday said that over 13,600 people have taken their first dose of Sinovac’s CoronaVac vaccine and called for citizens to get inoculated as soon as possible.

Boris Johnson's vaccine strategy gets another boost, while Europe's scramble for shots continues

Boris Johnson didn't have a very good start to the pandemic. The United Kingdom still has one of the world's worst coronavirus mortality rates, and is near the top of the table in total infections and deaths -- truly the Covid capital of Europe.

Ecuador's health minister resigns after vaccine access scandal

Ecuador's health minister Juan Carlos Zevallos stepped down Friday, after his department allowed a university official receive a Covid-19 vaccine ahead of other priority groups.

Biden said undocumented immigrants should have access to the COVID-19 vaccine without fear of being arrested by ICE

The Department of Homeland Security earlier this month said ICE would not be conducting enforcement near vaccination sites.

Legco passed HK$1b for vaccine indemnity fund

Lawmakers have passed HK$1 billion funding for the government to set up an indemnity fund for the city’s coronavirus inoculation program.

First batch of Pfizer-BioNTech arrives in Hong Kong

More than 500,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine arrived in Hong Kong today, after a two-day delay due to export restrictions.

Hong Kong’s homebuyers snap up Wheelock’s Grande Monaco flats

Prices for the latest batch of Grande Monaco average HK$24,124 per square foot after discounts, starting at HK$7.66 million for the smallest flats, while sizes range from 345 to 961 square feet (89 square metres).

Police urge Britons to follow lockdown rules as warm weather pulls crowds

Public spaces such as beaches and parks busy as temperatures reach up to 15C in parts of the UK

Covid-19: Nearly 20 million people in UK have first vaccine dose

Nearly 20 million people in the UK have now had their first dose of coronavirus vaccine, according to the government's latest figures.

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla On Covid Vaccine: Extended Interview

In an exclusive interview with Lester Holt, Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla discusses the company’s Covid-19 vaccine — including the potential for a booster shot, vaccine trials for children and more.

Pfizer Covid Vaccine Reduces Transmission After One Dose

Researchers analysed results from thousands of COVID-19 tests carried out each week as part of hospital screenings of healthcare staff in Cambridge, eastern England.

Harry: We did not walk way... I did what any husband would do

The Duke of Sussex says life is in public service - but he left UK because his mental health was being destroyed

Sunak to use budget to start repairing UK's public finances

Corporation tax and capital gains tax expected to rise as chancellor begins huge task of repaying Covid debt

'Do not wreck this now': Van-Tam warns against giving up on Covid rules

Adviser calls for continued adherence to lockdown, as age-based phase 2 of vaccine programme announced

Covid: Vaccinating by age not job 'will save the most lives'

The UK's decision not to prioritise key workers such as teachers or police officers for a Covid jab is "the moral thing to do" and will "save the most lives", the health secretary has said.

Coronavirus: Sadiq Khan ends London's Covid 'major incident'

Coronavirus cases in London have reduced "significantly" enough for Sadiq Khan to downgrade the Covid-19 "major incident" status in the capital.

Covid cases fall across UK to last October’s levels, statistics office reports

Covid-19 levels have fallen across the UK to rates similar to mid-October 2020, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported Friday, with slightly more than 421,000 cases in the community for the week ending February 19.

Vaccine rollout phase two: Who'll be vaccinated next?

After phase one is complete by mid-April, in what order will all other adults get the jab?

'Do not wreck this now': UK govt scientist urges lockdown-weary Brits not to flout Covid rules amid 'burning' infection pockets

England's deputy chief medical officer has urged people to adhere to the current lockdown restrictions and warned there’s been a slight uptick of Covid-19 case rates in some areas of the UK.

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