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Unvaccinated students could be barred from campus

University students will have to be fully vaccinated to attend lectures or stay in halls of residence under plans being pushed by Boris Johnson. The prime minister is said to have been ‘raging’ about the relatively low vaccine uptake among young people and is determined to apply pressure. During video meetings with colleagues while in isolation at Chequers last week, he suggested that students in higher and further education settings should face compulsory vaccination, subject to certain medical exemptions – Times

Number of recorded positive Covid tests falls for fifth day in a row – Mail

Poor mental health leaves pupils three times less likely to pass five GCSEs – Guardian

Ryanair suffers £230million loss in first quarter of year after passenger numbers fell 81% from pre-lockdown peak of 149million at start of 2020 – Mail

Protests rage across Europe as lockdown, vaccination mandates start – Epoch Times

Unions battling Government’s plans to end ‘pingdemic’ – Guardian


Boris must tell the Tories what he wants his Government to be – Nick Timothy, Telegraph

Scientists are as adept as politicians at dodging blame on the coronavirus – Dominic Lawson, Mail

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