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Sarah Ingham: Why is the Government not closing Britain's borders?

12 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Dr Sarah Ingham is a member of Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham Conservative Association. Although a blue wrecking ball smashed the red wall in the recent General Election, both...
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Tom Jones: Canvassing techniques can help us to connect in a time of Coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Tom Jones is Agent for Harrogate & Knaresborough and Deputy Chair for Richmond . Between the 28th October and the 12th December last year, the Conservative Party rang hundreds...
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Richard Holden: Here in a Consett car park, social distancing from my voters as required, I mull why it all feels different in County Durham

2 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Richard Holden is MP for North West Durham. Tesco Extra Car Park, Consett What a fortnight it has been. Last week, as Westminster wound down to an early recess, the talk from...
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Simon Marcus: Coming soon. Helicopter money, confiscatory taxes and new state power in the post-Coronavirus economic age

3 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Simon Marcus is co-founder of the Boxing Academy, and contested Hampstead and Kilburn at the 2015 election. He is a former consultant to the Brexit Party. It began in earnest...
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Poland presses on with election plans despite coronavirus crisis

4 days ago   |   Politico

Poland's ruling party has pushed through measures to allow postal voting for elderly people and those in quarantine in an effort to make sure May's presidential election goes...
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Sanjoy Sen: The Derbyshire Police had a point about people walking in the Peak District

4 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Sanjoy Sen is a chemical engineer in North Sea oil. He contested Alyn & Deeside in the 2019 general election. Whoever said you should always have a Plan B in life was wrong...
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David Gauke: The virus - and my journey from serving as Lord Chancellor to volunteering to stack shelves

4 days ago   |   Conservative Home

David Gauke is a former Justice Secretary, and was an independent candidate in South-West Hertfordshire at the recent general election. “Are you relieved not to be dealing with...
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Philip Lynch: We may not have seen the last of Conservative infighting on Europe

5 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Philip Lynch is Associate Professor in Politics at the University of Leicester. This article is from the ‘Parliament and Brexit Report'. Table 1: The Conservative parliamentary...
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Biden's new ad attacks Trump for repeatedly downplaying the coronavirus outbreak, using the president's own words against him

Biden's new ad attacks Trump for repeatedly downplaying the coronavirus outbreak, using the president's own words against him

6 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Former Vice President Joe Biden released tweeted a new video on Thursday that juxtaposed Trump's words about the coronavirus threat with the increasing number of U.S. cases. It...
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Ben Roback: Trump wants to rush America's response to COVID-19 - but the states might stop him

7 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Ben Roback is Head of Trade and International Policy at Cicero Group. Two weeks ago on this site, we considered how coronavirus could derail Donald Trump's economy-focused...
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New York City's mayor has ordered a human rights probe into Amazon's firing...

New York City's mayor has ordered a human rights probe into Amazon's firing of a warehouse worker who led a strike against the company over coronavirus safety concerns

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered an investigation into Amazon's firing of a warehouse worker the same day he participated in a strike against the company, Reuters... Read more ...

Over 100,000 sign a petition demanding TV networks stop airing Trump's live...

Over 100,000 sign a petition demanding TV networks stop airing Trump's live coronavirus briefings

Over 100,000 people have called on news organizations to stop airing un-edited live press briefings from the president about the novel coronavirus. The petition alleges that... Read more ...

Airbnb's hosts aren't impressed with the company's $260 million package to...

Airbnb's hosts aren't impressed with the company's $260 million package to make up for coronavirus cancellations . 'People see it for what it is - it's PR.'

Property managers who list accommodations on Airbnb weren't overly impressed with the plan the company announced Monday to help them out. The $250 million fund the company set... Read more ...

Trump 'needs to understand that 18 and 19-year-old people are going to die'...

Trump 'needs to understand that 18 and 19-year-old people are going to die': White House chief of staff John Kelly had to 'overwhelm' president with information to stop him from acting impulsively

Two weeks after Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury," then-White House Chief of Staff John Kelly privately said the president did not fully grasp the implication... Read more ...

Photos and videos reveal brewing unrest in southern Italy as lockdowns make...

Photos and videos reveal brewing unrest in southern Italy as lockdowns make people desperate for cash and food

Italy's novel coronavirus outbreak is one of the worst in the world, prompting the government to initiate a strict nationwide lockdown. But southern regions are beginning to... Read more ...

WATCH: Sharma - Banks must not refuse funds to good businesses. Today's...

WATCH: Sharma - Banks must not refuse funds to good businesses. Today's Government press conference

WATCH LIVE: coronavirus press conference Speakers: AlokSharma RDG , BEISgovuk Secretary Dr Yvonne Doyle, Director for Health Protection and Medical Director PHE uk - UK Prime... Read more ...

Trump says the UK's coronavirus plan for 'herd immunity' would have been...

Trump says the UK's coronavirus plan for 'herd immunity' would have been 'catastrophic' and caused 'a lot of death'

The UK's original plan to deal with the coronavirus by achieving "herd immunity" within the population, would have been "catastrophic" and caused "a lot of death," President... Read more ...

Newslinks for Wednesday 1st April 2020

Newslinks for Wednesday 1st April 2020

Testing 1) PM to “take control” “Boris Johnson has taken charge of efforts to source chemicals needed for coronavirus tests as the government admitted that they were being... Read more ...

Boris Johnson makes HISTORY! PM holds first-ever cabinet video conference

Boris Johnson makes HISTORY! PM holds first-ever cabinet video conference

BORIS Johnson made history yesterday by chairing Britain's first-ever Cabinet meeting by video conference. Read more ...

US introduces controversial new law in bid to curb government facial scanning

US introduces controversial new law in bid to curb government facial scanning

The US has introduced a new law that will restrict the use of controversial facial recognition technology by law enforcement. Read more ...