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Covid-19 infections will be high for ‘weeks' unless lockdown rules obeyed

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The coronavirus infection rate will remain high for “weeks and weeks” if people flout the social distancing rules this weekend, a top scientist advising the Government has warned.
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Newslinks for Saturday 4th April 2020

Newslinks for Saturday 4th April 2020

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Johnson's coronavirus adviser says Government may need to return to ‘herd immunity'...
“Britain has “painted itself into a corner” with no clear exit strategy from the coronavirus epidemic and needs to reconsider herd immunity, according to a senior government adviser. A prolonged lockdown risks causing more suffering than the virus itself, Graham Medley, the government's chief pandemic modeller, has warned. He said that the country needed to face the trade-off between harming the young versus the old. Professor Medley, a member of the key scientific body that is guiding the government's...
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UK coronavirus lockdown 'painted Britain into corner with no clear exit strategy from Covid-19', top adviser warns

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

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Nicola Sturgeon shamed: Scottish leader faces backlash for coronavirus care...

Nicola Sturgeon shamed: Scottish leader faces backlash for coronavirus care home crisis

NICOLA STURGEON has been condemned after care home chiefs said the sector had been "betrayed" during coronavirus crisis. Read more ...

Peston's brutal summary of criticism on Hancock's COVID testing - 'D minus...

Peston's brutal summary of criticism on Hancock's COVID testing - 'D minus. try harder!'

ROBERT PESTON has brutally summarised an assessment by the UK's statistics watchdog of Matt Hancock's coronavirus testing figures as a "D minus". Read more ...

Nigel Farage lashes out at China over coronavirus - 'We need to get TOUGH!'

Nigel Farage lashes out at China over coronavirus - 'We need to get TOUGH!'

NIGEL FARAGE has warned the UK needs to take a tougher stance with China in response to the coronavirus crisis. Read more ...

Jacob Rees-Mogg attacked for bizarre Westminster plan - 'They think COVID is...

Jacob Rees-Mogg attacked for bizarre Westminster plan - 'They think COVID is just sniffles

ANGER is building in Westminster at Jacob Rees-Mogg's bid to scrap digital voting and instead force MPs to queue to vote - with one Tory suggesting the Leader of the House of... Read more ...

Our panel. There is rising support for a faster exit from lockdown

Our panel. There is rising support for a faster exit from lockdown

Among our panel, there is erosion of support for the speed at which the lockdown is being eased, and an accumulation of backing for a faster pace. The corresponding figures in... Read more ...

'Tear it up Gove, we're leaving!' Britons fury after Sadiq Khan demands...

'Tear it up Gove, we're leaving!' Britons fury after Sadiq Khan demands Brexit extension

BRITONS have reacted with fury after Sadiq Khan demanded an extension to the Brexit transition period in a letter to Michael Gove. Read more ...

Brexit extension deadline: The four ways deadline could be EXTENDED

Brexit extension deadline: The four ways deadline could be EXTENDED

BREXIT talks have been going ahead despite coronavirus taking precedent in the EU and here at home. With time running out to agree a deal, will deadline be extended? Read more ...

Brexit fury: UK braces for clash with EU over new treaty as trade talks resume

Brexit fury: UK braces for clash with EU over new treaty as trade talks resume

BRITAIN could clash with the EU over a new proposed extradition treaty as trade talks resume this week. Read more ...

Support for Boris' Tory Party increases among voters - shock poll

Support for Boris' Tory Party increases among voters - shock poll

CONSERVATIVES have increased their vote share by one point and the Labour party under Keir Starmer has fallen by three points in the latest YouGov poll. Read more ...

Brexit plot DESTROYED: Remainer plan to delay EU exit dismantled by three...

Brexit plot DESTROYED: Remainer plan to delay EU exit dismantled by three simple points

A LAST-DITCH plot from Remainer ministers to delay the transition period and subsequently Brexit by a further two years has been brutally destroyed in three points by a leading... Read more ...