Your morning briefing: What you ought to know for Friday, February 19


ver-40s could get very first jabs in months as age to be ‘dominant’ variable in next stage of Covid vaccine rollout

Age is probably to be a dominant issue in choosing the up coming phase of the rollout, Governing administration advisors have explained.

And the age brackets will reportedly be broader than in the previous phase of the nation’s inoculation push.

This signifies 40 to 49-calendar year-olds are probable to be invited for a jab at the time the men and women in the leading 9 groups get their initial dose, according to the Mail.

Nasa Perseverance rover sends again 1st pics from Mars following profitable landing

A next round of cheers and applause erupted in the manage place as the photos arrived minutes just after landing.

It confirmed the flat, rocky area of the Jezero crater. Scientists know that 3.5 billion decades back it was the web site of a substantial lake, comprehensive with its possess delta.

They believe that that whilst the h2o may be lengthy gone, somewhere within just the crater, or maybe alongside its 2,000-foot-tall (610 metre) rim, evidence that existence after existed there could be waiting.

Boris Johnson to present UK’s surplus Covid vaccines to poorer nations as he hosts G7 leaders’ summit

The Key Minister will chair a virtual gathering of G7 leaders on Friday, which includes US President Joe Biden in his very first big multilateral conference, to explore the reaction to the disaster.

Mr Johnson will also urge them to back an formidable target of supporting the growth of vaccines for rising health conditions in 100 times in potential, a third of the time it took to successfully establish the Pfizer/BioNTech jab.

Facebook accused of making use of ‘bullying tactics’ as it faces worldwide backlash more than Australia news ban

The tech huge is pulling information content from its platform in Australia, in excess of a new law proposal that compels web companies to spend news organisations.

Julian Knight, chair of the Digital, Society, Media & Activity Pick Committee, claimed the social network’s reaction is “staggeringly irresponsible” and was a message to the globe about any nation that tries to limit its electricity.

Olivia Colman among stars sporting Charlies Mackesy t-shirts for Comic Reduction

Olivia Colman, Felicity Jones and Jenna Coleman are among the stars sporting t-shirts created by British illustrator Charlie Mackesy to raise dollars for Comic Relief.

Emily Atack and Jermaine Jenas can also be viewed in the tops, which attribute artwork by Mackesy from his reserve The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse, with an embellished Purple Nose on the Mole.