The #Daily #Mail jubilates in “a new dawn for #Britain” today, saying the signing of the deal and approval of the #Oxford #Covid vaccine represent “Two giant leaps to freedom”. The point size then halves as a concession is made: “But 20m more in #Tier 4.”
The #Guardian splashes with “Schools chaos as 21m more people face toughest curbs” and the picture splash is “Brexit takes shape after PM signs EU trade deal”. The #Oxford jab story is covered from the angle of changes being made to rollout plans, “in a bid to return the country to some normality by the spring”.
The #Brexit trade deal goes downpage in the #Times which says “It’s goodbye to all that”. The paper’s five-column splash is “Jabs mean freedom ‘by #Easter’”.
The #Sun takes the bad with the good. “44m are now tier 4. #Primary schools blow. #But #Brit jab gets nod”. #Depicting a syringe as a rocket taking off, it blares “One giant hope for mankind”.
“Britain FINALLY free from the EU”, boasts the #Express, as the PM signs up to trade ties with the EU … but anyway … #On #Covid deaths, tier 4 and the vaccine it reports “Grim but light at end of the tunnel”.
The #Telegraph reports on the “Race to roll out #Oxford jab to stave off full lockdown”.
“Virus surge paints grim picture but jab hailed as game changer” – the FT also blends a couple of different coronavirus angles. #At the bottom of the page we have “Brexit trade deal passed by parliament, marking abrupt end to 47-year alliance”. The story points out that what is being vaunted as free trade deal will still cost businesses “£7bn a year in new paperwork”, according to HMRC.
“Vaccines for all” says the i, explaining that enough of the #Oxford concoction has been ordered for all UK adults.
#And the view from #France’s #Release is simply “Brexit: The #End”.
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