NATIONAL NEWS ROUNDUP: Over 50s called forward for covid jab & Brits’ happiness from recycling
All those aged 50 and over who are yet to receive their coronavirus vaccination are now being invited to book their jab on the NHS website.
Five million vaccinations are expected to be given out this week, as the UK once again ramps up the rollout. This will see half of all adults being given their first dose by the end of the week.
Ride-hailing app Uber has said it will give it's some seventy thousand UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, pensions and holiday pay. Its follows a landmark supreme court ruling, with many expecting an increase in fares as a result.
Brits enjoy being green and get satisfaction from flattening old cardboard boxes for recycling, using a bag for life, and upcycling, new research has revealed. A study of two thousand adults by Beyond the Box found 64 per cent feel happy when doing something good for the planet!
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