COVID vaccine approved for children as young as five-years-old

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee has recommended a reduced dose vaccine for children aged five to 11-years-old.

Masks in schools: Department of Education rows back on new rules

The Department of Education has rowed back on rules for mask wearing among primary school children.

Grandmother again jailed after shopping without face mask

A judge has jailed a 66-year-old grandmother for breaching bail conditions after she was found out shopping for Christmas presents without a face mask.

Covid vaccine boosters will likely be needed every year, Pfizer chief says

Annual vaccines to tackle Covid-19 are likely to be needed, the boss of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has said.

Greece to make vaccinations for people over 60 mandatory, PM says

Greece said on Tuesday it would make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for people aged 60 and over in a move to quell a resurgent virus that is burdening a frail healthcare system.

Landlords will be allowed to hike rents in excess of current caps

Landlords will be able to hike rents by multiples of new rent control caps if they have not increased rents in several years.

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