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Budget 2021: Sunak prepares to pump cash into COVID recovery as tax rise debate continues
The chancellor is expected to give £408m to help museums, theatres and galleries to reopen in England as coronavirus restrictions ease.
Budget 2021: Lord Hague throws his weight behind calls for Rishi Sunak to raise taxes to deal with COVID spend
Former Conservative leader William Hague has thrown his weight behind calls for tax rises at this week's budget in order to deal with Britain's huge COVID spending.
COVID-19: Single AstraZeneca or Pfizer dose 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over 80s
A single shot of either the Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisation among the over 80s, according to Public Health England (PHE).
Johnson considers Tory-funded charity to pay for Carrie Symonds' Downing Street makeover
Boris Johnson is considering setting up a charity funded by Tory donors to help pay for the refurbishment of his flat in Downing Street, it is being claimed.
COVID-19: David Cameron admits mistake in government planning for future pandemics
David Cameron has admitted his government made a mistake in planning for future pandemics during his time in office.