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No sign of Britain's coronavirus lockdown being eased as outbreak continues

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Prime Minister Boris Johnson initially said lockdown would be reviewed after the Easter weekend, but foreign secretary Dominic Raab has insisted it is too early to discuss an “exit strategy”
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Mark Sedwill: the securocrat steering Dominic Raab through Covid-19 crisis

Mark Sedwill: the securocrat steering Dominic Raab through Covid-19 crisis

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Supporters of cabinet secretary say his role will be crucial as foreign secretary deputises for Boris Johnson Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage He has been called the most powerful man in the UK, a securocrat who is too smooth for his own good. But few would dispute that the influence of the cabinet secretary, Sir Mark Sedwill, has increased since Boris Johnson was admitted to St Thomas' hospital with coronavirus on Sunday night.
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Boris Johnson to stay in hospital amid concerns over political vacuum

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

PM remains in critical care as it emerges Dominic Raab has no power to make key decisions Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Boris Johnson is to spend a second night in intensive care amid concerns about the seriousness of his condition and how the government will make key decisions about the coronavirus pandemic in his absence. The foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, who is deputising for the prime minister, has no power to make major decisions without cabinet agreement , it emerged on Tuesday. There are also doubts about whether lockdown conditions imposed by the...
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Dominic Raab: PM's stand-in needs cabinet OK for big decisions

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

‘Designated survivor' has limited powers while filling in for Boris Johnson, say experts Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Dominic Raab does not have full prime ministerial responsibility while deputising for Boris Johnson, with no power to hire and fire or take major decisions without cabinet agreement. The foreign secretary was given the duty of standing in for Johnson “where appropriate” following the prime minister's admission to intensive care on Monday night, but this is understood to relate mainly to the government's coronavirus response, with no specific...
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Coronavirus: ‘Fighter Boris Johnson will pull through', Dominic Raab says

1 month ago   |   By The Courier

Boris Johnson is a "fighter" and "will pull through", Dominic Raab said as the prime minister prepared to spend a second night battling coronavirus in intensive care.
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Tim Davie appointed new BBC Director-General

Tim Davie appointed new BBC Director-General

The BBC Board has today appointed Tim Davie as the 17th Director-General of the BBC. Tim who is currently Chief Executive Officer of BBC Studios will take over the role from... Read more ...

Ben Shephard fights back tears as Kate Garraway details husband's last words

Ben Shephard fights back tears as Kate Garraway details husband's last words

Derek Draper has been in intensive care for 10 weeks due to coronavirus. Read more ...

Paddy Power golf LIVE stream: Odds as Piers Morgan, Harry Kane and pros play

Paddy Power golf LIVE stream: Odds as Piers Morgan, Harry Kane and pros play

Harry Kane, Piers Morgan and Andrew ‘Beef' Johnston are among the stars involved in a Pro-Am golf tournament at the Centurion Club in Hertfordshire Read more ...

Kate Garraway admits husband Derek 'could be in a coma for a year' on GMB return

Kate Garraway admits husband Derek 'could be in a coma for a year' on GMB return

An emotional Kate Garraway appeared on Good Morning Britain for the first time in 10 weeks as she gave a heartbreaking update on Derek Draper's condition Read more ...

Women's Super League: Chelsea champions and Liverpool relegated as clubs...

Women's Super League: Chelsea champions and Liverpool relegated as clubs agree outcome

Chelsea have been crowned champions of the Women's Super League, overtaking Manchester City on a points-per-game record, with Liverpool relegated as clubs agree on a conclusion... Read more ...

CPS asked to look at death of Belly Mujinga who died after being spat at

CPS asked to look at death of Belly Mujinga who died after being spat at

Belly Mujinga was spat at while at work on the raiway network The Crown Prosecution Service has been asked to review evidence into the death of railway worker Belly Mujinga in... Read more ...

Brexit trade talks in angry deadlock as EU fumes 'we can't go on like this'

Brexit trade talks in angry deadlock as EU fumes 'we can't go on like this'

The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier lambasted Boris Johnson for 'backtracking' over pledge after pledge - while the UK admitted progress had been 'limited' weeks before a... Read more ...

Pep Guardiola 'ready to appoint new no.2' at Man City to replace Mikel Arteta

Pep Guardiola 'ready to appoint new no.2' at Man City to replace Mikel Arteta

Juanma Lillo worked with Guardiola previously when manager at Mexican club side Dorados Sinaloa, and now looks set to reunite with his former charge as his assistant at City Read more ...

Joe Swash's regret that he couldn't fulfill his nan's last wish due to COVID

Joe Swash's regret that he couldn't fulfill his nan's last wish due to COVID

An emotional Joe told the Loose Women panel, which included his partner Stacey Solomon, that he wasn't able to give his late nan the funeral she wanted because of coronavirus Read more ...

Corrie's Alan Halsall asks girlfriend Tisha Merry to shave his head after...

Corrie's Alan Halsall asks girlfriend Tisha Merry to shave his head after enjoying a bottle of wine

The Coronation Street star, 37, wore a worried expression on his face in a snap the actress, 26, shared via Instagram on Thursday. Read more ...