The Front Page: Hopes for summer holidays; Hancock gets jabbed; Boris shifts focus from flat refurb
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Hopes of foreign holidays for Britons this summer were raised today by a vaccines chief declaring that Europe will reach herd immunity possibly as early as July.
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Matt Hancock has received his coronavirus vaccine from England’s deputy chief medical officer, Jonathan Van-Tam. The health secretary wore a mask as he got the jab at the Science Museum on Thursday morning.
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Under-fire Boris Johnson tried to shift the political spotlight away from sleaze today with just one week to go until critical elections. The Prime Minister issued a home video promising more police, before visiting a school in west London alongside Rishi Sunak.
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