Wednesday morning UK news briefing: Today's top headlines from The Telegraph

Welcome to your early-morning news briefing from The Telegraph - a round-up of the top stories we are covering on Wednesday. To receive twice-daily briefings by email, sign up to our Front Page newsletter for free. 1. EU leaders turn on each other in AstraZeneca Covid vaccine row Brussels blamed EU governments for growing vaccine chaos on Tuesday night as it accused them of stockpiling jabs despite a looming third Covid wave.  The European Commission's rare rebuke of member states came after 17 countries including Germany, France, Italy and Spain halted the rollout of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine until the EU's medicines regulator completes an investigation. Read the full story. 2. China 'threat' and nuclear stockpiling: Boris Johnson reveals a vision for ‘match-fit’ Britain in a post-Brexit world Boris Johnson has revealed his vision for Britain becoming “match-fit” for its post-Brexit future by using its agility, soft power and security expertise to thrive in the decade to come. The Prime Minister has published the results of a months-long rethink of the Government’s defence, security and foreign policy outlook, called the Integrated Review. Read the full story. 3. Harry's new talks with Charles and William were 'not productive' If anyone had hoped that relations between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Royal Family could only get better, they might want to think again. It emerged yesterday, via an American television presenter, that Prince Harry had now spoken to both his father and his brother about the allegations made in their Oprah Winfrey interview, but that neither conversation was “productive”. Read the full story. 4. Bombshell messages show Nicola Sturgeon's chief of staff 'meddled in Salmond probe', MP claims Nicola Sturgeon’s chief of staff meddled in a sexual harassment probe into Alex Salmond almost two months before the First Minister claims she first became aware he was being investigated, it has been claimed. David Davis, the Tory MP, invoked parliamentary privilege in the Commons on Tuesday night to make a series of potentially devastating claims about the Salmond affair, saying a whisleblower had passed him information purporting to show “perjury up to criminal conspiracy”. Read the full story. 5. Prince Philip leaves hospital after longest ever stay The Duke of Edinburgh was discharged from hospital “in good spirits” on Tuesday, four weeks after being admitted. Prince Philip, 99, was carefully shielded as he left the King Edward VII hospital in central London for the 27-mile trip back to Windsor Castle, where he was reunited with the Queen. Read the full story. Stay up-to-date with breaking news and the latest politics from The Telegraph throughout the day.

Wednesday morning UK news briefing: Today's top headlines from The Telegraph

Welcome to your early-morning news briefing from The Telegraph - a round-up of the top stories we are covering on Wednesday. To receive twice-daily briefings by email, sign up to our Front Page newsletter for free.

1. EU leaders turn on each other in AstraZeneca Covid vaccine row

Brussels blamed EU governments for growing vaccine chaos on Tuesday night as it accused them of stockpiling jabs despite a looming third Covid wave. 

The European Commission's rare rebuke of member states came after 17 countries including Germany, France, Italy and Spain halted the rollout of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine until the EU's medicines regulator completes an investigation. Read the full story.

2. China 'threat' and nuclear stockpiling: Boris Johnson reveals a vision for ‘match-fit’ Britain in a post-Brexit world

Boris Johnson has revealed his vision for Britain becoming “match-fit” for its post-Brexit future by using its agility, soft power and security expertise to thrive in the decade to come.

The Prime Minister has published the results of a months-long rethink of the Government’s defence, security and foreign policy outlook, called the Integrated Review. Read the full story.

3. Harry's new talks with Charles and William were 'not productive'

If anyone had hoped that relations between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Royal Family could only get better, they might want to think again.

It emerged yesterday, via an American television presenter, that Prince Harry had now spoken to both his father and his brother about the allegations made in their Oprah Winfrey interview, but that neither conversation was “productive”. Read the full story.

4. Bombshell messages show Nicola Sturgeon's chief of staff 'meddled in Salmond probe', MP claims

Nicola Sturgeon’s chief of staff meddled in a sexual harassment probe into Alex Salmond almost two months before the First Minister claims she first became aware he was being investigated, it has been claimed.

David Davis, the Tory MP, invoked parliamentary privilege in the Commons on Tuesday night to make a series of potentially devastating claims about the Salmond affair, saying a whisleblower had passed him information purporting to show “perjury up to criminal conspiracy”. Read the full story.

5. Prince Philip leaves hospital after longest ever stay

The Duke of Edinburgh was discharged from hospital “in good spirits” on Tuesday, four weeks after being admitted.

Prince Philip, 99, was carefully shielded as he left the King Edward VII hospital in central London for the 27-mile trip back to Windsor Castle, where he was reunited with the Queen. Read the full story.

Stay up-to-date with breaking news and the latest politics from The Telegraph throughout the day.