The EU’s preliminary progress report is clarified: Albania will be given the green light for opening the negotiation chapters

12:13 20/04/2023 Russia’s large-scale aggression against Ukraine in February 2022 has created a new urgency in Brussels for the rapid accession of the Balkan states. In the month of May, the candidate states for EU membership will be introduced to the preliminary annual assessment report by the EU neighborhood commissioner, Oliver Varhelyi. The world service … Read more

Germany ‘to start preliminary talks with Russia to buy Sputnik V vaccines’

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab to salvage its faltering vaccination program Jens Spahn thought to have told EU ministers he will begin jab talks with Russia   Comes after EU Commission said it would not enter preliminary negotiations Talks will establish how many jabs Russia can supply and … Read more

Preliminary data shows virus claimed the lives of 41 hospital patients

UK Covid deaths fall again: Preliminary data shows virus claimed the lives of 41 hospital patients in last 24 hours – including healthy 37-year-old 35 people died in hospitals in England alone, while 6 people died in Wales 41 hospital deaths in England and Wales is down from 61 reported last Sunday  Scotland reported no … Read more

UK hospitals record another 133 deaths in preliminary toll in 36% drop in a week 

UK hospitals record another 133 deaths in preliminary toll in 36% drop in a week England recorded 118, Scotland had eight, Wales recorded six, N. Ireland one Last Saturday 208 deaths were recorded, and on February 27, there were 293  The figures bring preliminary death count to 125,476, though this will change  By Jack Elsom … Read more

England records another 185 Covid hospital deaths in preliminary figures 

England records another 185 Covid hospital deaths in preliminary figures By Faith Ridler For Mailonline Published: 14:02 GMT, 6 March 2021 | Updated: 14:03 GMT, 6 March 2021 A further 185 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, the NHS said today. A total of 84,276 people have now died in … Read more

Coronavirus UK: 904 new daily Covid deaths in hospitals, preliminary figures show

Hospitals in the UK recorded 904 coronavirus deaths today as the number of fatalities rose 15 per cent on last Saturday – bringing the total to 90,147.  Last Saturday, 789 deaths were recorded in British hospitals, as the latest figure marks the highest total since Saturday, April 11 last year.  It comes after 479 deaths were … Read more

UK hospitals record 157 coronavirus deaths in preliminary toll – up from 151 the week before

UK hospitals recorded 157 coronavirus deaths today in a preliminary toll – an increase of just eight from the week before.  The figure, which is usually lower on Sunday and Monday due to weekend reporting lags, suggests the rate of deaths may be starting to flatten out.  Two Sundays ago the figure was at 167 … Read more

UK records 69 hospital coronavirus deaths in preliminary toll

A further 69 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, according to preliminary figures.  England alone saw 61 hospital deaths and all victims were between 54 and 96 years old.  Four of England’s confirmed deaths had underlying health conditions and were aged between 56 and 92. This figure … Read more

UK records another 28 coronavirus deaths in hospitals in preliminary toll

A further 28 people have died from coronavirus in Britain, preliminary figures show.  The figure – ten more than last week – brings the UK’s total death toll during the pandemic to 42,345.  The number is set to be much higher when the all settings figures – which include deaths in care homes and the wider … Read more

Coronavirus UK: 10 new fatalities in daily preliminary death toll

Britain today recorded 10 more coronavirus deaths in the preliminary count, with all of the fatalities occurring in England. Health officials have yet to confirm the final daily figure, which takes into account data from every setting across the UK. The early count for England only includes laboratory-confirmed victims in NHS-ran hospitals. Yesterday, the virus … Read more