What the papers say – December 3

The UK becoming the first country in the world to approve a jab against Covid-19 dominates the nation’s papers.

The vaccine’s approval leads the Daily Mirror and The Sun, with the Metro dubbing the occasion “V-Day”.

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The Times and Daily Star report the elderly will be first in line to receive the jabs.

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The vaccine rollout will commence next week, according to The Guardian, i and Financial Times.

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The Daily Mail calls the news a “shot in the arm for Britain”, while the Daily Telegraph leads with Boris Johnson’s comments that the vaccine will allow Britons to “reclaim our lives”.

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Meanwhile, the Daily Express reports on European health chiefs criticising the speed of the vaccine’s approval.

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