Post-Brexit talks with the EU have turned sour, after the UK escalated tensions by accusing Brussels of only offering a “low-quality” trade deal.
Some hospital patients with coronavirus may have been transferred into care homes, seeding it into communities, a senior minister has admitted.
Britons hoping for a summer holiday abroad have been given hope by a plan to exempt those travelling to countries with low infection rates from… Read More »Boost for holidaymakers as ‘air bridges’ plan backed by government
Two more councils have said they will defy government instructions for schools in England to start reopening from next month because it is not safe to… Read More »More councils say it is not safe to send children back to school
Plans are in place to roll out a COVID-19 vaccine to 30 million people by September if trials are successful, Business Secretary Alok Sharma has… Read More »Coronavirus vaccine for 30 million Britons by September if trial succeeds
Companies which receive state-backed loans of up to £200m face being banned from paying dividends or buying back shares under plans being considered this weekend… Read More »Coronavirus: Companies face dividend ban under state loan scheme
‘We can’t wait for a vaccine before pupils are back in school’: Children’s commissioner urges return
The government and teaching unions must “stop squabbling” and agree a plan to get children back to school in “a safe, phased return”, the children’s commissioner… Read More »‘We can’t wait for a vaccine before pupils are back in school’: Children’s commissioner urges return
Take the words of the prime minister. On 30 April, Boris Johnson told the nation that “keeping the R rate down is absolutely vital to… Read More »Suddenly, the government isn’t so sure the R rate is important
The daughter of a man who died with suspected coronavirus has told Sky News she wants to know who signed off on a government policy… Read More »Daughter’s anger as father dies after COVID-19 patient entered care home