Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny with Callum Robinson after the World Cup qualifier against Serbia at the Aviva Stadium last September. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Earlier this summer, a conversation I was having with someone involved in sport meandered its way around to talking about Covid and vaccines and all t(...)

British foreign secretary Dominic Raab: he said the government would use “a little bit of coaxing and cajoling” to encourage vaccine take-up, but warned of further measures if case numbers rise in September.   Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

Coronavirus vaccines have prevented around 60,000 deaths and 22 million cases in England, Britain’s deputy chief medical officer has said. Jonathan Va(...)

Free wheelchair provision for Covid-19 vaccination appointments is offered in Blackburn, in England’s  northwest, as the government is criticised for  confused messages about travel. Photograph:  Oli Scarff

Boris Johnson has expressed confidence that vaccines are effective against the Indian variant of coronavirus, easing fears that next month’s easing of(...)

The UK committee on vaccination advised use of alternative vaccines to AstraZeneca’s against Covid-19. Photograph: Thomas Kienzle/AFP via Getty Images

Britain should not give Oxford/AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine to under 30s where possible, Britain’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation ((...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: “We’re very confident in all the vaccines that we’re using.”   Photograph: Phil Noble

Boris Johnson has said he is very confident that all coronavirus vaccines being used in Britain deliver “a high level of protection” amid concerns abo(...)

Sun bathers enjoy the warm weather at Ruislip Lido in  London on Saturday. Boris Johnson has set out a gradual easing of lockdown measures in England, with socially distanced groups of six friends and families allowed to meet in parks and gardens from Monday. Photograph: AFP

Britain is facing a “very dangerous moment” with the easing of lockdown restrictions, the deputy chief medical officer said last night after a growing(...)

Player concerns over protocols for a safe return to play and the need for more training were aired at a meeting on Wednesday. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

The English Premier League is facing the possibility of having to delay its Project Restart after a pair of crucial meetings with players and managers(...)

Britain’s foreign secretary Dominic Raab: For most of the epidemic, Britain has limited testing mostly to people in hospital. Photograph: Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/AFP via Getty Images

Britain’s death toll from coronavirus has risen to 26,097 with the inclusion of deaths outside hospitals, the second highest total in Europe after Ita(...)

Manchester United fans watch from the stand during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on March 8th. Photograph: Ashley Donelon/Manchester United via Getty Images

Premier League clubs are concerned about supporters gathering outside stadiums if the season resumes and fear football will be blamed if breaches of p(...)

Britain’s health secretary Matt Hancock attending a remote press conference to update the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic, at 10 Downing Street, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Andrew Parsons/AFP via Getty Images

British ministers have denied an assertion by the country’s most senior diplomat that they made a “political decision” to stay out of a European Union(...)

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