Articles by: UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News

Young people aged 16 and 17 to be offered coronavirus vaccine

National News August 4, 2021 at 1:23 am

Some 1.4 million teenagers will be offered a coronavirus vaccine, with ministers expected to expand the programme.

‘Enough is enough’: Health workers face online abuse for encouraging vaccination

National News August 4, 2021 at 12:21 am

Health organisations are calling for an end to the abuse aimed at doctors and nurses during the pandemic, especially from anti-vaxxers.

Double-jabbed are half as likely to be infected with coronavirus, study finds

National News August 3, 2021 at 11:43 pm

People who have received both doses of a coronavirus vaccine are half as likely to be infected with COVID-19, according to a new study.

New vaccines advice for 16 and 17-year-olds in the UK set to be issued in coming days – Sturgeon

National News August 3, 2021 at 7:27 pm

Updated advice on coronavirus vaccines for 16 and 17-year-olds across the UK is set to be issued in the coming days, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

‘It’s hell’: Traveller finds rodents in £1,750 hotel quarantine at Heathrow airport

National News August 3, 2021 at 7:01 pm

A British traveller forced to quarantine for 10 days in a Heathrow hotel on his return to the UK claims he has moved room twice due to a rodent infestation.

Boy, 5, dies a week after suffering head injury at department store

National News August 3, 2021 at 6:18 pm

A five-year-old boy has died a week after suffering a head injury at a Fenwick department store.

Seven men found guilty of murdering law student during botched drive-by shooting in Blackburn

National News August 3, 2021 at 5:29 pm

Seven men have been found guilty of the murder of a law student, mistakenly shot during a botched drive-by assassination attempt.

PM declines Sturgeon’s invitation to meet for talks during Scotland trip

National News August 3, 2021 at 4:54 pm

Boris Johnson has declined Nicola Sturgeon’s invitation to meet for talks while he is in Scotland this week.

Pupils, parents and teachers left ‘bewildered and floundering’ by government’s handling of education during pandemic

National News August 3, 2021 at 3:46 pm

Pupils, parents and teachers have been left “bewildered and floundering” by the government’s handling of education during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a critical new report.

Excess deaths above average in three quarters of neighbourhoods in England and Wales, figures show

National News August 3, 2021 at 3:45 pm

More than three quarters of the neighbourhoods in England and Wales registered higher excess deaths than the five-year average in the year leading up to March 2021, Sky News analysis has found.