All travellers arriving in the UK are to face mandatory coronavirus tests from next week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock is poised to announce to MPs.
Post-Brexit trading arrangements in Northern Ireland are “not working” yet but “can be made to work”, Michael Gove has insisted.
Amazon and other major internet retailers could be hit with a new online sales tax to help the UK pay its debts after extensive borrowing… Read More »Sunak ‘considering Amazon tax’ to claw back pandemic borrowing
Trade barriers between Great Britain and the island of Ireland are a consequence of the UK’s EU exit and Brexiteers need to accept that, the… Read More »Brexit disruption shouldn’t come as a ‘surprise’, Sinn Fein says
Business leaders have welcomed changes to lockdown loans but say more support is needed to keep firms afloat over the coming months.
The government’s own scientific advisers have cast doubt on the effectiveness of a plan for partial travel bans to stop new coronavirus variants being imported.
Existing COVID vaccines in the UK are meeting strict safety standards, according to the UK’s regulator – while the government has signed a deal to… Read More »COVID vaccines found to be ‘extremely safe’ – as UK orders 50m doses of new jabs to fight variants
Mandatory hotel quarantine for UK residents and nationals arriving from countries on the “red list” will come into effect on 15 February – more than… Read More »‘Beyond comprehension’: Mandatory hotel quarantine will only begin in 10 days
‘An absolute shambles’: Govt ‘didn’t renegotiate’ £425m free school meals contract for a better deal
The Department for Education was “surprisingly unconcerned” about whether a private company was profiting from providing free school meal vouchers, MPs have warned.