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MICHAEL GOVE: CORONAVIRUS TESTING MUST GO 'FURTHER AND FASTER'

CORONAVIRUS testing must go “further and faster,” Michael Gove, has admitted, as a health expert cautiously pointed to evidence that...

RUSH TO STOCKPILE FOOD AND DRINK DUE TO VIRUS MEANS SUPERMARKETS SEE RECORD SALES IN MARCH

MARCH was the busiest month on record for supermarkets across Britain as shoppers rushed to stockpile food and drink to see them through...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS IN SCOTLAND: NO-JURY TRIAL PROPOSALS LABELLED 'DRACONIAN'

CRIMINAL trials could be conducted without a jury and left in the hands of judges under emergency proposals - while prisoners could...

UK CORONAVIRUS DEATH TOLL JUMPS BY ALMOST 400 IN A DAY TO 1,808

THE UK death toll from the coronavirus has jumped by 393 to 1,808, the largest daily increase to date.

 
 
 

NO 10: PM'S COMMUNICATIONS 'SECURE' AS CABINET CONDUCTED ONLINE FOR FIRST TIME

DOWNING St has insisted that Boris Johnson's communications with his top team of ministers is secure after the first Cabinet meeting...

NEARLY 3,000 OVERSEAS NHS STAFF HAVE WORK VISAS AUTOMATICALLY EXTENDED TO HELP FIGHT PANDEMIC

NEARLY 3,000 NHS doctors, nurses and paramedics with UK work visas are to have them extended for a year free of charge, so they can...

 
 
 

DOUGLAS ROSS RUBBISHES CLAIM THAT VENTILATOR ORDERS DOWN TO TORY PARTY SUPPORT

A Conservative MP has rubbished the notion that ventilator orders are being given to companies which are supporters of the party.

CORONAVIRUS IN SCOTLAND: FREE CHILDCARE EXPANSION SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19

COUNCILS will no longer be legally obliged to deliver the Scottish Government's commitment to provide 1,140 hours of childcare form...

 
 
 

MINISTER RUBBISHES NOTION VENTILATOR ORDERS GIVEN TO FIRMS WHICH SUPPORT TORY PARTY

DOUGLAS Ross, the Scotland Office Minister, has rubbished the notion that ventilator orders are being given to companies which are...

MPS CALL ON UK GOVT TO PROVIDE COMPENSATION TO FAMILIES OF NHS 'HEROES' WHO DIE FROM CORONAVIRUS

DOZENS of former UK Government ministers and senior MPs have backed a campaign to provide the families of NHS front line "heroes" with...

 
 
 

RUTH DAVIDSON APOLOGISES AFTER MI6 TWITTER GAFFE

Ruth Davidson, the Former Scottish Conservatives leader has apologised after appearing to tweet out the rough location of a UK spy...

CORONAVIRUS IN SCOTLAND: HOLYROOD LEGISLATION TO 'EFFECTIVELY STOP EVICTIONS'

MSPs will consider emergency legislation in Holyrood tomorrow that would “effectively mean that nobody can be evicted” during the Covid-19...

 
 
 

AS GORDON JACKSON QC FOUND, WE SHOULD BE ALERT TO THOSE LISTENING

THERE are, no doubt, in many professions conversations that would disquiet or even appal outsiders.

RAAB ANNOUNCES £75M AIRLIFT PLAN TO RESCUE 'TENS OF THOUSANDS

DOMINIC Raab has announced a £75 million international arrangement with commercial airlines to airlift “tens of thousands” of Britons...

 
 
 

UK DEATH RATE FROM VIRUS COULD JUMP FURTHER AS NON-HOSPITAL DEATHS TO BE INCLUDED IN FIGURES

THE UK's death rate from coronavirus could jump even higher as figures from across communities not just in hospitals will be included...

PRESSURE INTENSIFYING ON BORIS JOHNSON AT HOME AND IN EU TO EXTEND TRANSITION PERIOD BECAUSE OF PANDEMIC

BORIS Johnson is coming under renewed pressure from both sides of the English Channel to seek an extension to the Brexit transition...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS IN SCOTLAND: GLASGOW'S SEC TO BE TURNED INTO 1,000-BED HOSPITAL

GLASGOW'S SEC will be transformed into a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients and could accommodated up to 1,000 people if needed.

CORONAVIRUS: CALLS TO MAKE SPREADING FAKE NEWS ABOUT VIRUS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE

AN MP has warned against sharing coronavirus-related “fake news” as he launched an online service to combat falsehoods during the pandemic.

 
 
 

SAVE OUR SPUDS: URGENT CALL TO BRING AGRICULTURAL WORKERS TO BRITAIN

Charter flights to bring agricultural workers to Britain from eastern Europe are needed urgently if fruit and vegetables are not to...

DEREK MACKAY'S WEBSITE TAKEN OFFLINE AS PRESSURE GROWS ON FORMER FINANCE CHIEF TO QUIT

DEREK MACKAY is under renewed pressure to quit Holyrood after it emerged his official website has been taken down.

 
 
 



Boy, 13, ‘youngest person to die from coronavirus in UK'

Boy, 13, ‘youngest person to die from coronavirus in UK'

A 13-year-old schoolboy from London has reportedly become the UK's youngest person to die after testing positive for Covid-19. Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, from Brixton, is said... Read more ...

The One Show's Alex Jones holds back tears as she bids farewell to Matt Baker

The One Show's Alex Jones holds back tears as she bids farewell to Matt Baker

Alex teared up as she said goodbye Tonight's The One Show had Matt Baker appear for the final time, leaving Alex Jones and viewers emotional. Alex was the only one hosting the... Read more ...

Virgil van Dijk gives Celtic 'special mention' as Liverpool man does Q&A session

Virgil van Dijk gives Celtic 'special mention' as Liverpool man does Q&A session

The Dutchman was asked to name the best player he played with in Scotland and gave a surprising answer. Read more ...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star players leaving

EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGHES: Premier League clubs are holding back from asking first-team players to accept wage cuts or deferrals for fear of sparking a transfer frenzy by... Read more ...

Pregnant prisoners to be released 'in days' as 65 UK inmates have coronavirus

Pregnant prisoners to be released 'in days' as 65 UK inmates have coronavirus

The Ministry of Justice has decided to allow dozens of inmates either pregnant or in mother and baby units to be released from jail as more prisoners contract the coronavirus Read more ...

Coronavirus cases 'plateau' in UK as ventilators near production

Coronavirus cases 'plateau' in UK as ventilators near production

The first batch of British-made ventilators to treat coronavirus patients will be rolled out to the NHS next week, Michael Gove has said. Read more ...

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

According to ESPN , Manchester United are willing to reignite their interest in Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt if the Turin outfit welcome offers for the star this... Read more ...

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show is 'AXED due to...

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show is 'AXED due to plummeting ratings'

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show documenting their lives has been axed, it has been reported. Read more ...

England cricket star Jos Buttler auctions World Cup final shirt to raise...

England cricket star Jos Buttler auctions World Cup final shirt to raise money for London hospitals

Buttler was the man who broke the stumps during the decisive super-over victory against New Zealand at Lord's, the act which ultimately secured England's unforgettable first... Read more ...

Matt Baker reveals exciting plans following The One Show departure

Matt Baker reveals exciting plans following The One Show departure

Matt Baker bid his final farewell to The One Show on Tuesday evening in an emotional... Read more ...