RISHI SUNAK SAYS FURLOUGH SCHEME MUST 'EVOLVE'

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said some employers will have to start contributing to pay from August.

EMPLOYERS TO START PAYING SHARE OF FURLOUGH SCHEME

Chancellor Rishi Sunak says firms will start paying in August, with contributions rising to 20% by October.

 
 
 

MP SIOBHAN BAILLIE SENT 'ABUSIVE MESSAGES' ON MATERNITY LEAVE

Siobhan Baillie gave birth last week and her office said it would report abusive persons to police.

CORONAVIRUS: CHANCELLOR SET TO OUTLINE FURLOUGH SCHEME CHANGES

The government is currently paying part of the wages of more than 8 million furloughed workers.

 
 
 

UK COULD OFFER 'PATH TO CITIZENSHIP' FOR HONG KONG'S BRITISH PASSPORT HOLDERS

Hong Kong residents holding a UK overseas passport could gain a route to UK citizenship.

CORONAVIRUS: THE HUMAN COST OF VIRUS MISINFORMATION

A BBC team tracking coronavirus misinformation has found links to assaults, arson and deaths - and the potential for even greater indirect...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: WHO ARE THE CONTACT TRACERS AND WHAT ARE THEY DOING?

Doctors, call centre staff and students are some of the 25,000 people chasing Covid-19 cases in England.

CORONAVIRUS: SCOTLAND BEGINS TO EASE OUT OF LOCKDOWN

People in Scotland can meet friends and family again as the country begins to ease its lockdown after 66 days.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: RISHI SUNAK URGED BY MPS TO EXTEND SELF-EMPLOYED HELP

Some 114 MPs warn Rishi Sunak it is too soon to end a coronavirus support scheme for freelancers.

COP 26: NEW DATE AGREED FOR UN CLIMATE SUMMIT IN GLASGOW

The COP26 UN summit, which was postponed due to coronavirus, will now take place between 1 and 12 November 2021.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: 'VAST MAJORITY WILL SAY YES' TO TEST AND TRACE

Heath Secretary Matt Hancock says the vast majority of people in the UK will cooperate with the test and trace system.

DOMINIC RAAB 'DEEPLY TROUBLED' BY CHINA'S ACTIONS

The Foreign Secretary says the UK will give greater visa rights to Hong Kong citizens.

 
 
 

LOCKDOWN EASING TO ALLOW GROUPS OF SIX TO MEET

Groups of up to six people will be able to meet outside in England from Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson says

MPS TO DECIDE NEW METHOD OF VOTING IN PERSON

Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg says traditional voting in corridors will need to be replaced.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: MOTHER CALLS ON BORIS JOHNSON TO HELP MIGRANTS

A mother asks the PM for support for migrants financially hit by the crisis who can't claim benefits.

DOMINIC CUMMINGS 'MAY HAVE BROKEN LOCKDOWN RULES' - POLICE

But the breach - relating to his Barnard Castle trip was "minor" - and the force is not fining him.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS IN SCOTLAND: NICOLA STURGEON TO CONFIRM FIRST PHASE OF LOCKDOWN EASING

A review of the lockdown in Scotland is expected to give the green light to a slight lifting of restrictions.

CORONAVIRUS: TEST AND TRACE SYSTEM KICKS OFF IN ENGLAND

A 25,000-strong team of contact tracers are tracking down close contacts of people with coronavirus.

 
 
 

MINISTER ACCEPTS ISLE OF DOGS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT 'WAS UNLAWFUL'

Conservative party donor Richard Desmond avoided a £40m bill due to timing of the deal.

BRIGHTON VICAR 'DISAPPOINTED' OVER LOCKDOWN FINE REVIEW

The Reverend Martin Poole questioned fines issued to families amid the row over Dominic Cummings.

 
 
 



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