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WE HOPE THAT THE PRIME MINISTER WILL SOON BE BACK TO HIS USUAL SWASHBUCKLING SELF. UNTIL THEN, RAAB SHOULD TAKE OVER

We hope that Boris Johnson is out of hospital and back in Downing Street as soon as possible. For all we know, this happy event will...

GRAHAM GUDGIN: SPEED, SCALE, SIMPLICITY. THREE PRINCIPLES FOR FURTHER ACTION BY MINISTERS TO PROTECT JOBS AND HELP PEOPLE

Dr Graham Gudgin is Policy Exchange's Chief Economic Adviser . The reactions of the Government and the Bank of England to the Covid-related...

 
 
 

HOWARD FLIGHT: WHAT THE VIRUS MEANS FOR THE CITY. AND A WATERSHED MOMENT FOR THE ECB

Lord Flight is Chairman of Flight & Partners Recovery Fund, and is a former Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury. The Bank of England...

Newslinks for Monday 6th April 2020

NEWSLINKS FOR MONDAY 6TH APRIL 2020

The Queen: “If we remain united and resolute, then we will overcome” “The Queen delivered a historic rallying cry to the British public...

 
 
 

NEIL O'BRIEN: SIX LESSONS THAT THE CORONAVIRUS IS TEACHING US ABOUT WAYS WE NEED TO CHANGE

How will Coronavirus change Britain? How shape Kier Starmer's time as opposition leader? It feels too early to ask. We're living in...

LIAM FOX: THE VIRUS - WHAT IT IS, WHAT IT MEANS, AND THE TWO OPTIONS OPEN TO MINISTERS FOR PHASING OUT THE SHUTDOWN

Liam Fox is a former Secretary of State for International Trade, and is MP for North Somerset. He is currently writing a book on pandemics. Sars...

 
 
 

CALLING CONSERVATIVES: NEW PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED. NON-EXEC DIRECTOR OF HEALTH EDUCATION ENGLAND - AND MORE

Eight years ago , the TaxPayers' Alliance reported that “in the last year, five times more Labour people were appointed to public bodies...

JAY SINGH-SOHAL: WE ARE BEING CHALLENGED IN WAYS OUR COUNTRY HAS NOT SEEN SINCE THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Capt. Jay Singh-Sohal works in Strategic Communications for M&C Saatchi and serves as a captain in the Army Reserve. He is the Conservative...

 
 
 

WATCH: THE QUEEN'S BROADCAST - “I HOPE THOSE WHO COME AFTER US WILL SAY THAT THE BRITONS OF THIS GENERATION WERE AS STRONG AS ANY.”

Her Majesty The Queen addresses the UK and the Commonwealth in a special broadcast recorded at Windsor Castle. pic.twitter.com/HjO1uiV1Tm -...

THE QUESTION ISN'T WHETHER TO END THE LOCKDOWN. IT'S WHEN AND HOW TO DO IT. CAN THE GOVERNMENT RISE TO THE CHALLENGE?

Boris Johnson has taken care to appoint no designated deputy. Dominic Raab is First Secretary of State, but isn't second in the formal...

 
 
 
WATCH: “Her Majesty the Queen will give a rare formal address to the nation.” Hancock trails it at today's press conference

WATCH: “HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN WILL GIVE A RARE FORMAL ADDRESS TO THE NATION.” HANCOCK TRAILS IT AT TODAY'S PRESS CONFERENCE

WATCH LIVE: coronavirus press conference Speakers: MattHancock , Health Secretary Dr Jenny Harries, Deputy Chief Medical Officer -...

DANIEL HAMILTON: CHINA, THE WHO - AND WHY IT'S TIME TO STAND UP FOR TAIWAN

Daniel Hamilton works in international business consultancy and was a Conservative candidate at the 2017 general election. The global...

 
 
 

WATCH: HOSPITALS IN WEST MIDLANDS ARE ‘ON TOP OF THIS' SAYS MAYOR

‘Let me reassure you that our hospitals are on top of this' - West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street, says hospitals in the region still...

WATCH: NEW LABOUR DEPUTY ATTACKS GOVERNMENT OVER VIRUS TESTING

‘We're nowhere near testing enough, the government has to start testing' says deputy Labour leader, Angela Rayner. Ridge Read the latest...

 
 
 

‘A GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL UNITY IS NOT ON THE CARDS' - HANCOCK

‘A government of national unity is not on the cards' - Health Secretary, Matt Hancock. Ridge Read the latest on COVID19 pic.twitter.com/ZPOdPwFONc -...

Newslinks for Sunday 5th April 2020

NEWSLINKS FOR SUNDAY 5TH APRIL 2020

Queen addresses the nation: ‘Those who come after us will say that Britons of this generation were as strong as any' “The Queen will...

 
 
 

CAN STARMER SURPRISE US?

Tory activists are ConservativeHome's special subject, but we don't always find our fellow members easy to read. So we're doubtless...

WATCH: “We must not increase the risk for others.” Gove at today's press conference on social distancing during a sunny weekend

WATCH: “WE MUST NOT INCREASE THE RISK FOR OTHERS.” GOVE AT TODAY'S PRESS CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL DISTANCING DURING A SUNNY WEEKEND

WATCH LIVE: coronavirus press conference Speakers: michaelgove , Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Prof Stephen Powis, NHSEngland -...

 
 
 

WATCH: STARMER - “IT IS THE HONOUR AND PRIVILEGE OF MY LIFE TO BE ELECTED AS LEADER OF THE LABOUR PARTY.”

A NEW LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION: THE RESULTS IN FULL

A new dawn has broken, has it not? After five long years of Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party appears to have elected what we might call...

 
 
 



Why is Boris Johnson in hospital and what's the latest on his condition as...

Why is Boris Johnson in hospital and what's the latest on his condition as he is treated for coronavirus?

Boris Johnson spent the night in hospital 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent the night in hospital after being admitted on... Read more ...

Russian claims Boris Johnson 'on a ventilator' rubbished as 'disinformation'

Russian claims Boris Johnson 'on a ventilator' rubbished as 'disinformation'

A state-owned Russian news agency published claims the PM was 'urgently' hospitalised and kept on a ventilator after his coronavirus symptoms persisted - but Number 10 said it... Read more ...

Man Utd star Luke Shaw calls for Premier League to be scrapped and Liverpool...

Man Utd star Luke Shaw calls for Premier League to be scrapped and Liverpool denied title

Manchester United star Luke Shaw wants the Premier League season voided. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson in 'good spirits' after 'comfortable' night in...

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson in 'good spirits' after 'comfortable' night in hospital

Boris Johnson is in "good spirits" after spending a "comfortable" night in hospital and remains there under observation, Downing Street has said. Read more ...

Care worker and ‘amazing aunt' died after 25 years of helping the sick

Care worker and ‘amazing aunt' died after 25 years of helping the sick

Carol Jamabo , with her sons Tonye Selema and Abiye Selema The first care worker to have died after contracting coronavirus has been named by her family as Carol Jamabo. Ms... Read more ...

Ed Miliband RETURNS to Labour's top team as new leader Keir Starmer unveils...

Ed Miliband RETURNS to Labour's top team as new leader Keir Starmer unveils new-look shadow cabinet

Mr Miliband has been brought back as shadow business secretary as Sir Keir announced a second wave of changes after replacing Jeremy Corbyn. Read more ...

Two teams in, two out for Tyrrells Premier 15s

Two teams in, two out for Tyrrells Premier 15s

Sale Sharks and Exeter Chiefs have been invited to compete in the Tyrrells Premier 15s for the next three seasons, replacing Richmond and Waterloo. The Rugby Football Union on... Read more ...

Josh Magennis: Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland departure is heartbreaking...

Josh Magennis: Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland departure is heartbreaking but we must accept it

Philosophical Josh Magennis says the impact of the deadly coronavirus outbreak has suddenly put Michael O'Neill's expected departure as Northern Ireland manager into perspective. Read more ...

FIFA 'extend season indefinitely' allowing 2019/20 Premier League to be finish

FIFA 'extend season indefinitely' allowing 2019/20 Premier League to be finish

World football's governing body will reportedly confirm that they are set to alter the dates of the summer transfer window and allow for contract extensions Read more ...

Tyson Fury claims maybe Deontay Wilder's 40lbs ring walk costume excuse was...

Tyson Fury claims maybe Deontay Wilder's 40lbs ring walk costume excuse was genuine

Tyson Fury produced a performance for the ages - flooring Wilder twice before the American's camp throw in the towel in the seventh round in Las Vegas in February. Read more ...