The Prime Minister said he hoped the country was on the ‘road map to freedom’.
Images from around the globe, including the UK, amid the battle again COVID-19
Ofsted’s chief inspector warned pupils had endured ‘loneliness, misery and anxiety’ during England’s third lockdown.
The wage proposal has sparked talk of industrial action, with demonstrations planned on Sunday.
Gary Oldershaw spoke out on Facebook on 4 January after seeing seven patients die during a 12-hour shift in the intensive care unit at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex.
Amanda Spielman also said there is ‘no perfect solution’ for exam results this year.
The Prince of Wales said in his speech in a programme on the Commonwealth that Covid-19 has robbed ‘countless people of their lives and livelihoods’.
Labour said the wage increase would be a ‘real terms cut’ due to inflation rising faster next year.
The controversial leader of the Reclaim Party wants lockdown fully lifted in May – a month earlier than currently planned.
The event in Cork passed off without major incident on Saturday afternoon.
The 55-year-old praised the work of the NHS staff and volunteers.
There was a heavy police presence in Cork on Saturday afternoon after violent scenes at a protest in Dublin last weekend.
Football games are taking place behind closed doors with no fans in the stadium.
It comes after eight in 10 people aged 65-69 took up the offer of a jab.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has argued the 1% rise recommended is ‘what is affordable’ in the face of challenging public finances.