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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 23 May 2020

Posted On: 23 May 2020   |   Posted By: The Week

Cummings under pressure after lockdown breach
Dominic Cummings is under pressure to quit after it was revealed that police spoke to him about breaching the government's lockdown rules. The prime minister's key adviser was spotted in Durham, 264 miles from his London home, despite having had symptoms of coronavirus. Labour has demanded a “swift explanation” from Downing Street and the SNP says Cummings' position is “completely untenable”.
Sunak set to unveil changes to furlough scheme
Companies will be required to pay a quarter of the wages of furloughed staff under the chancellor's plans to phase out the state subsidy scheme. Rishi Sunak is expected to announce that employers will have to contribute from August as the lockdown is eased. More than eight million people have been furloughed, equivalent to a third of the private sector workforce.
Children half as likely to catch the coronavirus
The government has been told that children are half as likely as adults to catch the coronavirus but the risk of them...

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Liverpool vs Burnley LIVE score - Team news, TV channel and live stream details

Liverpool vs Burnley LIVE score - Team news, TV channel and live stream details

Liverpool continue their pursuit for Premier League history when they host Burnley, with the action getting underway at 3pm at Anfield Read more ...

Jack Charlton dies, aged 85: England 1966 World Cup winner and Leeds United...

Jack Charlton dies, aged 85: England 1966 World Cup winner and Leeds United legend has passed away

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F1 qualifying results in full as Lewis Hamilton dominates in pouring rain

F1 qualifying results in full as Lewis Hamilton dominates in pouring rain

It will be a Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen front row for Sunday's Styrian Grand Prix, after the reigning Formula 1 champion beat the field to pole position in a rain-affected... Read more ...

Norwich relegated from Premier League following defeat to West Ham

Norwich relegated from Premier League following defeat to West Ham

Norwich needed to avoid defeat to West Ham on Saturday afternoon to received a stay of execution but a 4-0 loss at Carrow Road confirmed their relegation to the Championship Read more ...

Pearson explains how Watford have struggled for confidence this season

Pearson explains how Watford have struggled for confidence this season

Nigel Pearson has warned Watford that they are not out of trouble yet, despite their 2-1 win over Newcastle. A pair of Troy Deeney penalties moved Watford six points away from... Read more ...

Michail Antonio becomes four-goal hero in emphatic victory over...

Michail Antonio becomes four-goal hero in emphatic victory over Championship-bound Norwich

After leading West Ham to victory over Chelsea, Michail Antonio was so knackered he barely had enough energy left to speak during his post-match interview. Read more ...

Victoria leads the Beckhams paying tribute to Brooklyn after he confirms his...

Victoria leads the Beckhams paying tribute to Brooklyn after he confirms his engagement

The famous family flooded social media with posts mere minutes after Brooklyn revealed he'd popped the question to his 'soulmate' Nicola with a romantic Instagram post. Read more ...

Brooklyn Beckham confirms engagement to 'soul mate' Nicola Peltz

Brooklyn Beckham confirms engagement to 'soul mate' Nicola Peltz

Brooklyn Beckham has confirmed he asked Nicola Peltz to marry him and she said yes, calling himself the 'luckiest man in the world' Read more ...

Brooklyn Beckham, 21, confirms he's engaged to Nicola Peltz after eight...

Brooklyn Beckham, 21, confirms he's engaged to Nicola Peltz after eight months of dating

Brooklyn Beckham confirms his engagement to Nicola Peltz Brooklyn Beckham has confirmed he is engaged to Nicola Peltz. The 21-year-old announced the news on Instagram... Read more ...

Love Island stars Mike Thalassitis and Sophie Gradon cut from best bits show

Love Island stars Mike Thalassitis and Sophie Gradon cut from best bits show

Love Island scenes with Mike Thalassitis and Sophie Gradon will not be aired in the Best Bits show, out of respect for the late stars Read more ...