Politics

Shapps plays down BBC row

1 month ago   |   By Herald Scotland

A Cabinet minister has played down reports that Downing Street wants to axe the TV licence fee and fund the BBC through viewer subscriptions.
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Nancy Pelosi slams Trump for considering loosening coronavirus social...

Nancy Pelosi slams Trump for considering loosening coronavirus social distancing guidelines: 'As the president fiddles, people are dying'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus outbreak, calling it "deadly." Her comments come amid reports the White... Read more ...

Boris Johnson letter cost: How much does Boris Johnson letter to the nation...

Boris Johnson letter cost: How much does Boris Johnson letter to the nation cost?

BORIS JOHNSON has sent a letter to all households in Britain outlining coronavirus guidance, but how much does the Prime Minister's letter to the nation cost? Read more ...

Germany could issue hundreds of thousands of people with coronavirus...

Germany could issue hundreds of thousands of people with coronavirus 'immunity certificates' so they can leave the lockdown early

German researchers plan to send out hundreds of thousands of coronavirus antibody tests over the coming weeks. Individuals who test positive could be given an 'immunity... Read more ...

Newslinks for Monday 30th March 2020

Newslinks for Monday 30th March 2020

Deputy Chief Medical officer says lockdown will be lifted gradually - and that it will take at least six month to get back to normal “Life in Britain will not return to normal... Read more ...

Rebecca Long-Bailey says Labour leadership contest to end in 'bizarre' way

Rebecca Long-Bailey says Labour leadership contest to end in 'bizarre' way

LABOUR leadership hopeful Rebecca Long-Bailey has confirmed that all candidates are to pre-record a victory speech ahead of the winner being announced. Read more ...

We'll cut business red tape to get vital supplies into NHS, says Business...

We'll cut business red tape to get vital supplies into NHS, says Business Secretary

THE Government has pledged to tear up business red tape to get vital supplies to the NHS frontline. Read more ...

Newslinks for Sunday 29th March 2020

Newslinks for Sunday 29th March 2020

Prime Minister to write to every household to help boost lockdown “At an anticipated cost of £5.8 million, the letters will land on 30 million doorsteps along with a leaflet... Read more ...

Our Coronavirus survey. An emphatic vote of confidence in the Government...

Our Coronavirus survey. An emphatic vote of confidence in the Government from activists. Though one in five respondents think it has over-reacted

The biggest divides over the Government's approach to the Coronavirus have centred on the lockdown. Is it too late? Too early? Not necessary at all? The latter view is based on... Read more ...

4 disease experts reveal how they'd address the coronavirus pandemic in the...

4 disease experts reveal how they'd address the coronavirus pandemic in the US if they could wave a magic wand

The US is the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic , with more than 101,000 cases and 1,500 deaths. Experts told Business Insider that the US has not yet seen the worst of... Read more ...

Boris Johnson back to work this morning after coronavirus diagnosis

Boris Johnson back to work this morning after coronavirus diagnosis

BORIS JOHNSON vowed to keep leading the fight against coronavirus despite being struck down with the disease and confined to his Downing Street flat. Read more ...