People queue for drop-in Covid vaccination bus in Luton in new scheme to tackle low take-up of jabs

Hop on, jab in: People queue for drop-in Covid vaccination bus in Luton in new scheme to tackle low take-up of vaccinations Temporary facility was set up in the car park of Sainsbury’s in Bury Park, Luton Coronavirus cases increase in area with 4 per cent rise in people testing positive It comes after the … Read more

Now 321 ships are held up in queue as Suez canal remains blocked

Some 321 tankers and cargo vessels are now stuck waiting to transit the Suez Canal which has been blocked for the past five days.  Authorities have so far been unsuccessful in their attempts to dislodge the massive 1,900-ft long Ever Given, which is firmly lodged around 3.7 miles north of the southern entrance of the … Read more

Amir Khan, 34, is quizzed by fans as he appears to jump the queue to get his Covid vaccine

Amir Khan is facing questions about how he managed to jump the queue to get his coronavirus vaccination.  The former world champion boxer, 34, revealed on Wednesday that he has received his Covid jab by posting a picture on social media.   ‘Finally got my Covid vaccine. Feel fantastic #Staysafe #nhs #nhsstaff #thankyou,’ he wrote alongside … Read more

Covid-19 UK: Vaccine queue system jumped by people claiming to be carers

Britons can cheat the Covid vaccine queue system by claiming to be a carer to get jabbed early. Officials aren’t thoroughly checking the credentials of people when they turn up for their appointments, inoculated people claim.  NHS bosses say carers and NHS staff must provide proof of their occupation when they go to get vaccinated, … Read more

Europe’s Covid crisis: Spain plans ‘green corridor’ as Greece says UK tourists may skip border queue

Spain is considering its own ‘green corridor’ for vaccinated Britons to allow them to visit this summer if there is no EU agreement on vaccine passports, the country’s tourism minister has said.  Fernando Valdés said his government is in talks with the UK about making travel easier between the two countries in time for the summer … Read more

Chaos at Heathrow as passengers queue for SIX HOURS at passport control

Chaos struck Heathrow Airport last night as passengers queued for six hours to get through passport control with no social distancing, food or water as just two members of staff manned 10 desks.  Ten flights are believed to have arrived close to each other at the airport as Terminal 2’s immigration hall filled with people … Read more

Prisoners will NOT jump vaccine queue, Downing Street says

Prisoners will NOT jump vaccine queue: Downing Street quashes rumour that inmates will get Covid jab ahead of other groups  Prisoners will not be offered vaccine ahead of other groups, government said  It was believed NHS health teams would be given flexibility to vaccinate inmates  ‘That is obviously not the case and is not true,’ a … Read more

Prisoners may jump queue for Covid jab

Prisoners could jump the queue for coronavirus vaccinations when the next phase of the rollout begins, it emerged last night. A potential loophole for criminals was revealed as officials prepare to publish their recommendations on the jab priority list for adults aged under 50. It is understood local areas will have the flexibility to vaccinate … Read more

Outrage as hundreds forced to queue in the snow for hot food amid -14C temperatures

Outrage as hundreds of desperate homeless people are forced to queue in the snow for hot food in Glasgow as temperatures plunged to -14C Shocking photos reveals crowds waiting in line in cold to be fed by soup kitchen Some said it looked like ‘Eastern Europe decimated by years of communist rule’ But charities are … Read more

BEDLAM at the borders! Heathrow arrivals queue for FOUR hours

Arrivals at the border described a scene of ‘absolute bedlam’ today as they lingered in queues for more than four hours while stretched officials lost their cool and lamented: ‘We have not got any more staff!’ Days before a tough hotel quarantine regime is enforced, Heathrow Airport was swamped with passengers trying to enter the … Read more