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Trawler firm says one-off trip is ‘sticking plaster’ as UK-Norway deal is needed

Trawler firm says one-off trip is ‘sticking plaster’ as UK-Norway deal is needed

The supertrawler Kirkella has left Hull for a one-off voyage to the sub-Arctic as talks continue over post-Brexit fishing rights.

Airline leaders demand ‘urgent road map’ for reopening travel

Airline leaders demand ‘urgent road map’ for reopening travel

The introduction of quarantine hotels is expected to be announced.

UK’s handling of pandemic labelled ‘system failure’ by public health expert

UK’s handling of pandemic labelled ‘system failure’ by public health expert

Professor Linda Bauld said some decisions had contributed to the second wave of the virus in Britain.

Mother to appeal after judge said brain-damaged daughter could be allowed to die

Mother to appeal after judge said brain-damaged daughter could be allowed to die

Mr Justice Poole ruled that specialists treating five-year-old Pippa Knight could lawfully stop providing treatment.

Covid-19 crisis taking mental health toll on hospital staff – survey

Covid-19 crisis taking mental health toll on hospital staff – survey

Some respondents to the survey had decided to quit their jobs.

Hospitals should vaccinate elderly and vulnerable inpatients – top adviser

Hospitals should vaccinate elderly and vulnerable inpatients – top adviser

Some hospitals have said they will not vaccinate inpatients and will wait for them to receive their jabs in the community.

JCB to recruit 400 extra staff as construction equipment market rebounds

JCB to recruit 400 extra staff as construction equipment market rebounds

Additional agency employees will be taken on in jobs including assembly, welding and fork lift truck driving.

Life in lockdown: How to practise mindfulness in the pandemic

Life in lockdown: How to practise mindfulness in the pandemic

Try some vitamin N (for nature), a digital detox and bringing the outdoors indoors.

We did everything we could to protect people’s lives, minister says

We did everything we could to protect people’s lives, minister says

Home Secretary Priti Patel is expected to announce a limited plan forcing arrivals from Covid-19 hotspots to quarantine in hotels.

In Pictures: A year of coronavirus

In Pictures: A year of coronavirus

Key moments from the pandemic.

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station delayed and costs rise

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station delayed and costs rise

EDF, the energy giant behind the project, said it will now cost between £22 billion and £23 billion.

What the papers say – January 27

What the papers say – January 27

A sombre statistic about the human toll of the pandemic dominates the front pages on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: What have we learned in the past year?

Coronavirus: What have we learned in the past year?

From treatments to vaccines, we know a lot more about Covid-19 now than we did back in January 2020.

Public hailed as ‘heroic’ for adapting to life in a pandemic

Public hailed as ‘heroic’ for adapting to life in a pandemic

Restrictions imposed almost a year ago changed the face of everyday life in the UK.

Another ‘Disease X’ could be around the corner, expert suggests

Another ‘Disease X’ could be around the corner, expert suggests

Professor Mark Woolhouse said it is difficult to tell when such a disease may emerge.

Johnson strikes a different tone 12 months on from first UK Covid case

Johnson strikes a different tone 12 months on from first UK Covid case

The UK has one of the highest coronavirus death tolls in the world but the vaccine programme offers hope.

A year of the coronavirus pandemic: Scientific breakthroughs that bring hope

A year of the coronavirus pandemic: Scientific breakthroughs that bring hope

A look back at key dates when the biggest scientific achievements were shared with the world.

Covid-19: How survival rates have improved

Covid-19: How survival rates have improved

People admitted to intensive care are less likely to die now than they were at the start of the pandemic.

Sentencing hearing to take place for teenager who admitted harassing Ian Wright

Sentencing hearing to take place for teenager who admitted harassing Ian Wright

Patrick O’Brien, 18, admitted to harassing the former Premier League star and sending him messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.

NI approach to pandemic should be less inward-looking, virologist says

NI approach to pandemic should be less inward-looking, virologist says

The race between different countries to deliver vaccines should recognise that people will have to travel and trade, Dr Lindsay Broadbent added.

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