No. 10 has confirmed that, by early May, all UK adults aged 50 and older will be offered a first coronavirus vaccination. Credit: Ben Birchall/Pool via AP

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The Welsh Government has confirmed that children aged three to seven will be returning to school after the February half term.

UK Foreign Minister has defended the quarantine hotel delay. From 15 February, UK residents travelling from nations on the “red list” will have to quarantine for 10 days in government-provided hotel rooms.

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show that coronavirus infection rates in the UK have fallen.

All adults aged 50 and over will have received a COVID-19 vaccine by May, the Cabinet Office has said.

Ursula Von der Leyen says UK vaccine rollout is a ‘speedboat’ while the EU’s is a ‘tanker’.