UK

Queen's birthday list honours key figures in UK Covid vaccine drive

7 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Taskforce chief Kate Bingham gets damehood and Oxford research leaders also rewarded Key figures in the battle against Covid-19 and Britain's vaccine success have been rewarded in the Queen's birthday honours list, with vaccines taskforce chair Kate Bingham getting a damehood. Honours are also bestowed on two leaders of the research teams at the Oxford Vaccine Centre who developed and manufactured a vaccine backed by the pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca. Prof Sarah Gilbert, Saïd professor of vaccinology at the Jenner Institute, becomes a dame while Prof Andrew Pollard, professor of...
Read more ...

 

Queen's birthday honours: UK vaccine chief given damehood, as list celebrates jab pioneers

7 days ago   |   By The Independent

Host of awards go to experts who transformed Britain's response to Covid crisis
Read more ...

 

Scientists who created Covid vaccine celebrated in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Scientists who created Covid vaccine celebrated in Queen's Birthday Honours List

7 days ago   |   By Metro

This year's list celebrated, scientists, community workers, activists, athletes, performers and more
The Queen's Birthday Honours list has celebrated several scientists who helped create and deliver the coronavirus vaccine.
Every June, the Queen honours people who have ‘made achievements in public life' and ‘committed themselves to serving and helping Britain'. After more than a year of getting through the pandemic, the UK has shown that it is more of these people than ever.
Professor Sarah Gilbert, who led Oxford University's team to developing the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, will be...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   UK      The Queen      Queen's birthday honours list      Coronavirus      Health      Science      UK news      Society      Politics      Health policy      Conservatives      Expert      Celebrity      Home News      Performance      People      Athletics      Life      Running      Queen Elizabeth II  


Richard Bland sets clubhouse target to sit as US Open's unlikely leader

Richard Bland sets clubhouse target to sit as US Open's unlikely leader

Five weeks after winning his first European Tour title at the 478th attempt, Richard Bland set the clubhouse target on day two of the 121st US Open. Playing only his second... Read more ...

Roy Keane slams John Stones for squandering golden chance in England vs Scotland

Roy Keane slams John Stones for squandering golden chance in England vs Scotland

Roy Keane was hugely critical of England's first-half performance in their Wembley showdown with rivals Scotland, during which the Three Lions posed little threat barring John... Read more ...

Kim Kardashian says she's Kanye's 'biggest fan' but wants 'real' relationship

Kim Kardashian says she's Kanye's 'biggest fan' but wants 'real' relationship

Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Kim has opened up on co-parenting with her ex Kanye West and revealed what kind of relationship she wants next Read more ...

Lib Dems Beat Tories in Shock Byelection Win

Lib Dems Beat Tories in Shock Byelection Win

Does a Lib Dem victory in Chesham & Amersham show Boris Johnson risks losing the ‘blue wall'? And after Labour secured only 1.6% of the vote, what is next for Keir... Read more ...

11-year-old boy donates 12 INCHES of hair to nonprofit that makes wigs for...

11-year-old boy donates 12 INCHES of hair to nonprofit that makes wigs for sick children

Conor Rogers from Kalispell, Montana said he got the idea to donate his hair after his dad's friend did it. He grew it long enough to chop off more than 12 inches for donation. Read more ...

The MixtapE! Presents H.E.R., The Jonas Brothers and More New Music Musts

The MixtapE! Presents H.E.R., The Jonas Brothers and More New Music Musts

New music Fridays are a thrilling, yet daunting prospect for any music lover. It's essentially a weekly holiday where fan-favorite artists and fresh faces alike drop their... Read more ...

How Greek monster plotted his British wife's murder

How Greek monster plotted his British wife's murder

Head bowed, his hands handcuffed behind his back and wearing a black face mask and bullet-proof vest, Greek pilot Charalambos Anagnostopoulos was led into court yesterday. Read more ...

Sharpton condemns Honolulu police shooting of Black man

Civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton is condemning the Honolulu Police Department for the fatal shooting of a Black man as various versions of what led to his death emerge Read more ...

Georgia officials seek to remove 102,000 voters from rolls

Georgia's secretary of state is publishing a list of nearly 102,000 voters who will be removed from the rolls unless they act to preserve their registration Read more ...

England vs Scotland: Five things we learned as Harry Kane struggles and...

The Three Lions were held at Wembley Stadium by Steve Clarke's side to leave Group D delicately poised heading into the final round of games Read more ...