- Met Police face criticism for their handling of women at a vigil for Sarah Everard, officially called off under Covid restrictions
- Labour's shadow domestic violence minister Jess Phillips MP says "the police got it wrong at every single turn"
- People in England in priority group six - aged 16-64 and with underlying health conditions - are being called forward for their vaccine
- Charities including Cancer Research UK, Mencap and the Terrence Higgins Trust are encouraging them to take up their jab
- The full force of the pandemic is yet to be felt on the High Street, accountants PwC say
- More than 17,500 chain stores and other venues closed in Britain last year, according to new data
- And on Mother's Day, we take a look at some of the new mothers who faced giving birth and beginning to raise their child during the pandemic
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Latest developments in the UKHere’s a quick look at some of the main headlines:
- Millions of vulnerable people with underlying health conditions, such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease , are being urged by charities including Cancer Research UK, Mencap and the Terrence Higgins Trust to book their Covid jabs
- The coronavirus pandemic has thrown Britain's high streets into crisis, yet the full force of its impact has yet to be felt, according to accountants PwC. More than 17,500 chain stores and other venues closed in Britain last year, according to new data - an average rate of 48 closures a day
- In England, the prime minister and the Duchess of Cambridge were among those to pay tribute to Sarah Everard after planned evening vigils were called off because of Covid restrictions. But hundreds gathered at Clapham Common,leading to confrontation with the police whose handling of the situation has been widely criticised
- In Scotland, a vigil for the 33-year-old planned in Edinburgh was moved online and in Glasgow ribbons were tied to trees after Scotland's health secretary Jeane Freeman warned that any vigil in a public place would go against coronavirus restrictions
Today's front pages: 'Police clashes tarnish vigil'
Most front pages cover the clash between police and women who had gathered on Clapham Common to mourn Sarah Everard despite Covid restrictions.
Under a headline: "Met chief faces calls to quit", the Sunday Telegraph says Dame Cressida Dick is facing cross-party fury .
The paper speaks of violence erupting as police officers pulled women from the crowd, and of many people calling the force's approach to what had begun as a peaceful event heavy-handed.
According to the Sunday Times, there is "outrage" that the vigil descended into "mayhem" and "chaos".
The Sun describes the scenes as "ugly" and "shocking" .
The Observer reports that other vigils took place in towns and cities across Britain .
Most front pages carry a picture of the Duchess of Cambridge paying her respects to Ms Everard at the bandstand memorial on the south London common.
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Latest coronavirus headlines from around the world
- Italy will ramp up its Covid-19 vaccination programme to hit a target of administering 500,000 doses each day, the country’s coronavirus special commissioner said on Saturday.
- There have been a further 5,534 lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK, according to government data – compared with 6,039 cases last Saturday.
- Australia’s prime minister and chief medical officer have just received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, alongside 84-year-old Jane Malysiak, who survived the second world war and immigrated to Australia from Poland more than 70 years ago.
- A NSW quarantine hotel worker who had received the first dose of a vaccine has tested positive to Covid. It’s the state’s first community case in 55 days.
- The US has reported a record daily number (more than 4.5m) of vaccine doses administered. This has far surpassed the previous highest daily figure, which stood at 2.9m doses.
- Hong Kong is facing its fifth wave of infection, with a growing cluster centred around a high-end gym logging 99 cases so far .
- China’s foreign ministry office in Hong Kong said that it will simplify mainland China visa applications for foreigners in the city who have been inoculated with Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccines.
- Australia is “working with Singapore” to create a travel bubble between the two nations as early as July .
- Australia’s centre-left Labor party has been reelected in the state of Western Australia after implementing some of the country’s strictest measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
- Argentina’s government is concerned by the rise in Covid-19 cases across the region and will increase border controls and preventative measures, the country’s health minister has said.
- Covid-19 infection levels in the greater Tokyo area appear to be increasing, health minister Norihisa Tamura has said, and threaten to jeopardise the lifting of the state of emergency scheduled for 21 March.