The UK becoming the first country in the world to approve a jab against Covid-19 dominates the nation’s papers.
The vaccine’s approval leads the Daily Mirror and The Sun, with the Metro dubbing the occasion “V-Day”.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) December 2, 2020
— The Sun (@TheSun) December 2, 2020
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) December 2, 2020
The Times and Daily Star report the elderly will be first in line to receive the jabs.
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) December 2, 2020
— Daily Star (@dailystar) December 2, 2020
The vaccine rollout will commence next week, according to The Guardian, i and Financial Times.
Guardian front page, Thursday 3 December 2020: Vaccinations next week as PM caught in Brexit row pic.twitter.com/7Z352KaER3
— The Guardian (@guardian) December 2, 2020
— Helen Miller (@MsHelicat) December 2, 2020
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) December 2, 2020
The Daily Mail calls the news a “shot in the arm for Britain”, while the Daily Telegraph leads with Boris Johnson’s comments that the vaccine will allow Britons to “reclaim our lives”.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) December 2, 2020
Tomorrow’s Telegraph front page: “Now we can reclaim our lives”#TomorrowsPapersToday
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) December 2, 2020
Meanwhile, the Daily Express reports on European health chiefs criticising the speed of the vaccine’s approval.