Vaccines boost as proportion of adults who would REFUSE to have a jab more than halves

Vaccines boost as proportion of adults who would REFUSE to have a jab more than halves in four months to just 6%- as take-up among ethnic minority Britons soars Just 6% of Brits would probably or definitely refuse a jab in March That was down from 14% in December, according to IpsosMORI Proportion of non-white … Read more

Coronavirus: One vaccine dose halves risk of infection in care home residents, UK study finds

Single Covid jab cuts the risk of care home residents catching the disease by 62%, study finds University College London study of more than 10,000 people in care homes It found there was ‘substantial’ protection from Covid after one vaccine dose Risk of testing positive fell by more than half from four weeks after the … Read more

Covid UK: 5,294 new daily infections as death toll HALVES in a week with 110 victims

Britain’s daily Covid death toll has halved in a week, in the biggest percentage drop since the vaccine roll-out began to pick up the pace in January. Department for Health bosses posted another 110 laboratory-confirmed fatalities. For comparison, 231 victims were added to the UK’s official tally last Tuesday.   Separate estimates from the Office for … Read more

Britain’s Covid daily death toll HALVES in a week with 110 victims

Britain today recorded 110 coronavirus deaths as the number of victims continues to plummet thanks to the successful vaccine rollout and lockdown restrictions. Department of Health figures showed the daily number of victims has halved in a week, after 231 were added to the Government’s official tally last Tuesday. And separate estimates from the Office … Read more

Barclays resumes dividend payouts as annual profit halves

Banking giant Barclays’ annual profit in 2020 fell by a third after setting aside £4.8billion to cover bad loans after finding itself in the ‘eye of the pandemic’. The group reported a 48% plunge in underlying pre-tax profits, excluding litigation and conduct charges, to £3.2 billion for 2020, while statutory profits fell 30% to £3.1 … Read more

Stop and search on black people halves as officers are more wary following the BLM protests 

Stop and search on black people halves as officers are more wary following the BLM protests Top officer says some think that stop and search is ‘more trouble than it’s worth’ Superintendent Simon Rotherham suggested BLM demos dented confidence  About 7,000 black people were searched last month- down from 17,295 in May By Rebecca Camber … Read more

NHS workers are bumped off vaccine priority list as Pfizer’s HALVES its deliveries

Business Secretary Alok Sharma today admitted only ‘some’ of the 800,000 shots are already in the UK Fears Britain won’t get any more doses of Pfizer/BioNTech’s approved coronavirus vaccine before New Year may have prompted officials to bump frontline NHS staff down the queue, with care home residents now expected to begin receiving their jabs … Read more

Under fire Apple halves rates for small app developers

Under fire Apple halves rates for small app developers as it fights lawsuit from Fortnite video game maker By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 18 November 2020 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 18 November 2020 Apple is to halve the commission it takes from small app developers as it fights off a … Read more

Backlog could see thousands miss out on stamp duty holiday as number of mortgage deals halves

Triple trouble for house sales: Backlog could see THOUSANDS miss out on stamp duty holiday as number of mortgage deals halves and cost of a two-year fixed deal up £600 Figures show 325,000 buyers will not complete before the March 31 deadline   Buyers are also facing rising interest rates on mortgage deals  There are delays … Read more

Number of patients with pre-diabetes who develop the full disease halves in 20 years

The proof that diet CAN beat diabetes: Study finds number of patients with pre-diabetes who develop the full disease halves in 20 years after drive to encourage healthier eating Pre-diabetes patients have raised blood sugars without reaching diabetic levels It is estimated that around 5 million people in the UK have pre-diabetes  Number of people … Read more