UK could get 40m Covid vaccine jabs by New Year as Pfizer begins roll-out

Forty million coronavirus vaccines could be heading to the UK in the next two and a half months after US multinational pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer revealed that it had started the manufacturing process. The pharmaceutical giant – which already has “hundreds of thousands” of doses ready at its Belgian production plant – is committed to delivering 100 million in […]

Life in the village divided into two coronavirus tiers

Since the 19th century, the stream has marked an administrative boundary and now forms the border between Redcar and Cleveland Council and Scarborough Borough Council, part of North Yorkshire. Earlier this month, the small sliver belonging to Redcar and Cleveland was...

The secrets behind the world’s most successful duos

Over my years as a broadcaster, I’ve had professional cause to ponder the extent to which dyads are the linchpins of TV shows: Ant and Dec, Philip and Holly, Phil and Kirstie… And of course many news programmes, Channel 4 News included, follow the convention....

Cold water swimming ‘could help protect from dementia’

Swimming in cold water could help to protect the human brain from dementia, a study involving users of the Hampstead Heath lido has suggested. Researchers from the University of Cambridge believe a so-called “cold-shock” protein may hold the key to developing...