UK politics live: inquiry into No 10 partying to include leaving do where Boris Johnson gave speech

Latest updates: cabinet secretary to investigate 27 November event as well as two others; Labour says all No 10 parties should face scrutiny

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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson gives press conference as eight new Omicron cases reported in England

Prime minister leads Downing Street briefing with health secretary Sajid Javid and NHS England chief Amanda Pritchard

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UK Covid live: 60m vaccine booster shots secured for use later this year

Latest updates: Matt Hancock says UK has now secured 60m doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used for booster shots later this year

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UK Covid live: Van-Tam says AstraZeneca vaccine’s risk v benefit is finely balanced for younger people

Latest updates: deputy chief medical officer says benefits for older age groups clear, but adults under 30 should be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca jab

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UK Covid live: cases hit new record high in seventh day over 50,000 ahead of PM lockdown address to nation

Latest updates: Boris Johnson to make TV address this evening; UK records 58,784 further cases and 407 deaths

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