The UK has ordered EU chiefs to “wait in line” after Brussels tried to “hijack” UK-manufactured coronavirus vaccine doses, the Daily Express reports.
The Daily Mirror leads on Boris Johnson’s announcement that schools will not go back until 8 March at the earliest.Read more on that story here.
The Times quotes a “senior German MEP” who is apparently warning that a developing disagreement between the EU and the UK over coronavirus vaccine doses is heading towards a “trade war”.
As with many of the other papers, the i leads with a demand from the EU to receive AstraZeneca COVID vaccine doses manufactured in the UK.
The Daily Mail says EU chiefs are demanding that AstraZeneca COVID vaccine doses made in the UK be diverted to make up for a 75m shortfall on the continent.
The Guardian says the UK and EU are on a “collision course” over vaccine shortages.
The Daily Telegraph says there is a “cross-Channel tug of war” over coronavirus vaccine doses.
The Financial Times says a request from the EU, asking AstraZeneca to give COVID-19 vaccine doses manufactured in the UK to its member states, “risks unleashing an explosive post-Brexit political fight”.
Metro has a heart-warming story about an NHS nurse, who was so unwell with COVID-19 she did not know she had given birth, meeting her daughter for the first time after three months apart.