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Our campaign for Government assessments of lockdown effects on lives and livelihoods begins to pay off

18 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

It's Sunak the hero and Sunak the villain in today's papers. Our newslinks today give you Sunak the winner - fighting to save jobs, wages and living standards from the effects...
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Should the Treasury underwrite Drakeford's assault on the Welsh economy?

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

One of the many unpleasant features of the latest breakdown in the ‘four-nation' approach to combating Covid-19 is that the nation's various governments have all taken the...
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Our lives are still on hold

2 days ago   |   Conservative Home

That was Rishi Sunak's second major Commons statement in a month, and nearly his tenth in less than a year, since he delivered his first Budget mid-March. By now, another...
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Vaccine optimism has gripped the nation. But the Government's reliance on it will fade away

3 days ago   |   Conservative Home

In recent months, there has been huge enthusiasm over the possibility of a Covid-19 vaccine. I know because I have experienced it myself, dreaming of the day I roll my sleeve...
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Andrew Gimson's PMQs sketch: Johnson may have no right to feel confident, but for some reason he does

4 days ago   |   Conservative Home

On one side of the Chamber, Candide, also known as Boris Johnson, conveying his unshakeable belief that all is for the best in the best of all possible worlds, and in the...
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The King of the North?

4 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Is Andy Burnham a lockdown sceptic? He pointed in that direction last weekend, when he said that “protecting health is about more than controlling the virus...people's mental...
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The EU trade talks. Whether there's a deal or not, we will be out of transition soon. Ministers should be ready to make the most of it

7 days ago   |   Conservative Home

It is sometimes useful, after a politician has made a statement, to try reversing it - and see if the change makes sense. “We should get ready for January 1 with arrangements...
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The Peter Pan-demic

8 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Over the last decade, there's been a recurring question put to our leaders. That is, “what about young people's future?” It is a line that has seemed cynical at times; used by...
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Germany enters a critical stage - as Europe increasingly converges in its Covid-19 response

10 days ago   |   Conservative Home

With much of the UK media focussing its energies on the Government's latest Tier 2 and 3 restrictions, it's easy to think that the country is alone in having to go through such...
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Three actions that Ministers must take if we're to live without fear. Or else they and we will be lost

10 days ago   |   Conservative Home

If ConservativeHome is writing about the Coronavirus, we know where to look for Government information. A mass of guidance and information is available. But if, on the other...
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Arsenal 0-1 Leicester: Jamie Vardy haunts the Gunners yet AGAIN for...

Arsenal 0-1 Leicester: Jamie Vardy haunts the Gunners yet AGAIN for much-needed victory

IAN LADYMAN AT THE EMIRATES STADIUM: This was an opportunity for Arsenal. A chance to make a statement, to win a game of football and push themselves into the top four. Read more ...

Frank Bough dead - BBC TV presenter & Grandstand star dies in care home aged 87

Frank Bough dead - BBC TV presenter & Grandstand star dies in care home aged 87

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Shop bans local MP ‘for life' after he voted against free school meals

Shop bans local MP ‘for life' after he voted against free school meals

The Runners Centre in Lancaster has banned a local Tory MP David Morris from entering its premises after he voted against extending free school meals for hungry children Read more ...

Sacha Baron Cohen jokes about Orlando Bloom's nudes as Borat to wish pal...

Sacha Baron Cohen jokes about Orlando Bloom's nudes as Borat to wish pal Katy Perry a happy birthday

He also might have let slip that Perry and Bloom, 43, secretly tied the knot, referring to him as her 'husband,' after they got engaged last February and welcomed their first... Read more ...

The Veronicas' Jessica Origliasso looks strained in Sydney amid split from...

The Veronicas' Jessica Origliasso looks strained in Sydney amid split from fiancé Kai Carlton

The Veronicas' Jessica Origliasso announced her separation from American musician fiancé, Kai Carlton, on Monday. Read more ...

French prosecutors probing Jeffrey Epstein widen probe to include Ghislaine...

French prosecutors probing Jeffrey Epstein widen probe to include Ghislaine Maxwell

Investigators are looking into claims that convicted-paedophile Jeffrey Epstein raped and abused minors in the French capital. It has now been revealed that Ghislaine Maxwell... Read more ...

Memphis Depay celebrates Lyon goal with class message to injured Virgil van Dijk

Memphis Depay celebrates Lyon goal with class message to injured Virgil van Dijk

Memphis Depay sent a message to Virgil van Dijk on Sunday night Memphis Depay celebrated scoring for Lyon on Sunday night be unveiling a classy message to his friend and... Read more ...

Russell Wilson wishes his 'queen' Ciara a happy 35th birthday: 'You are...

Russell Wilson wishes his 'queen' Ciara a happy 35th birthday: 'You are Heaven sent'

Russell Wilson gushed over his 'queen' Ciara when he wished her a happy 35th birthday in a heartfelt tribute: 'You are Heaven sent.' Read more ...

Hospital patients will be able to order food 24 hours a day following review...

Hospital patients will be able to order food 24 hours a day following review led by Prue Leith

A blueprint for hospital catering has been issued by the UK Government following a year-long review led Prue Leith. Kitchens will be upgraded so that food and hot drinks are... Read more ...

Juventus 1-1 Verona: Juve can't break Hellas

Juventus 1-1 Verona: Juve can't break Hellas

Juventus again failed to get the three points in Serie A, as only a Dejan Kulusevski moment of magic cancelled out the Andrea Favilli opener for Hellas Verona. Read more ...