CORONAVIRUS: GOVERNMENT CRITICISED OVER USE OF TESTING DATA

The head of the UK's statistics watchdog writes to Matt Hancock, saying data is "far from complete".

GEORGE FLOYD DEATH: WHY US PROTESTS RESONATE IN THE UK

British people explain why the death of George Floyd has had such a big impact in the UK.

 
 
 

ROBERT HALFON: GOVERNMENT MAKING MPS 'PARLIAMENTARY EUNUCHS'

Conservative MP Robert Halfon has said the government is forcing MPs back to the Commons too early.

CORONAVIRUS: MINISTERS 'LOOKING AT WAYS TO RELAX TRAVEL QUARANTINE RULE'

It comes after some MPs criticised the government's plan to quarantine people coming to the UK for 14 days.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: NEW LAWS COME INTO FORCE AS ENGLAND LOCKDOWN EASES

Police can tell people to leave properties under coronavirus laws - but cannot forcibly remove them.

PLAN TO SCRAP DIGITAL VOTES AS PARLIAMENT RETURNS

Some MPs have reacted angrily to proposals forcing them to vote in person on their return this week.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS IN SCOTLAND: NEW LOCKDOWN LAWS WARNING AFTER WEEKEND BREACHES

Coronavirus guidelines could be enforced by new laws if "even a minority" continue to flout them, the first minister says.

HOLIDAY FIRMS IN FRESH PLEA OVER 2-WEEK FLIGHT QUARANTINE PLANS

A letter to Home Secretary Priti Patel follows calls last week from MPs to reconsider the rules.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: SOME PRIMARY SCHOOLS REOPEN AS PARENTS REMAIN WARY

Classes resume for some pupils in England after 10 weeks but a number of schools will stay shut.

HONG KONG: BORIS JOHNSON URGED TO FORM ALLIANCE OVER CHINA SECURITY LAW

The UK should be leading the response to China's treatment of Hong Kong, seven former foreign secretaries say.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: MPS ANXIOUS OVER RETURN TO VIRUS 'HOTSPOT'

MPs are heading back to Westminster with mixed feelings - and some are angry about the end of virtual working.

CORONAVIRUS: SHIELDING CHANGES WILL MAKE A 'HUGE DIFFERENCE' - ROBERT JENRICK

The communities secretary says the rate of infection is low enough to allow those who have been shielding to do "modest things".

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: UK EXCEEDS 200,000 TESTING CAPACITY TARGET

The UK had capacity to conduct 205,634 tests on Saturday, reaching its target one day early.

CORONAVIRUS: LABOUR MP QUITS ROLE AFTER LOCKDOWN BREACH

Rosie Duffield "takes responsibility" for breaking guidelines after meeting married partner.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: DOMINIC RAAB DEFENDS LOCKDOWN RELAXATION MEASURES IN ENGLAND

The foreign secretary admitted that the government's five-level, colour-coded alert system was not yet at level three.

CORONAVIRUS: 'SLOW AND STEADY' APPROACH BY SCOTLAND

Nicola Sturgeon says caution and measures to improve quality of life are key in the road back from Covid-19.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: TORY MPS CALL FOR CHANGE IN 2M SOCIAL DISTANCING RULE

Amid fears for the hospitality sector, one MP says relaxing the rule means fewer jobs would be lost.

TRUMP DELAYS 'OUTDATED' G7 LEADERS' SUMMIT

The US president says he is postponing this year's meeting and wants to invite other leaders as well.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: DROP PLAN TO REOPEN PRIMARIES TO ALL PUPILS, MINISTERS URGED

Aiming to have all pupils back piles uncertainty and pressure on school communities, say governors.

CORONAVIRUS: SHIELDERS IN ENGLAND ALLOWED OUTDOORS AGAIN FROM MONDAY

Some restrictions on vulnerable people shielding from coronavirus are to be eased after 10 weeks.

 
 
 



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