NATIONAL NEWS ROUNDUP: Greek travel corridor lead to covid rise last summer & ‘Project Gigabit’
European countries have resumed their rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine after regulators reached a "clear scientific conclusion" that it was safe.
The government’s decision to allow a travel corridor between Greece last summer could have had a significant impact on the spread of coronavirus - that's according to a Public Health England study. Greece was reportedly the largest source of infections, making up 21% new cases.
Number 10 has launched it's five billion pound Project Gigabit, after it's revealed the first areas across the UK to receive "lighting fast broadband". The "rocket boost" forms part of the PM's levelling up agenda, with Cornwall, Cumbria and the Tees Valley amongst the first areas for the rollout.
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