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Pubs may need to shut for schools to reopen as expert in chilling warning

Pubs may need to shut for schools to reopen as expert in chilling warning

Professor Graham Medley, a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies and a scientist at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, warns [...] Read full article: Pubs may need to shut for schools to reo...→

Pubs may need to shut for schools to reopen as expert in chilling warning

Pubs may need to shut for schools to reopen as expert in chilling warning

Professor Graham Medley, a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies and a scientist at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, warns [...] Read full article: Pubs may need to shut for schools to reo...→

Schools may only reopen until lunchtime if they feel it's unsafe

Schools may only reopen until lunchtime if they feel it's unsafe

Head teachers say this is necessary to meet extra safety measures set up to prevent coronavirus trasmission. But only one teacher has died from the virus in th [...] Read full article: Schools may only reopen until lunchtime ...→

Councils call for more power to shut non-Covid safe pubs and bars

Councils call for more power to shut non-Covid safe pubs and bars

Local authorities want extra powers to close premises which fail to enforce social distancing or take contact tracing data. Read full article: Councils call for more power to shut non...→

Kim Jong-un sends nuclear warning to US with promotion of military hardliner - expert

Kim Jong-un sends nuclear warning to US with promotion of military hardliner - expert

KIM JONG-UN's apparent promotion of military hardliner sends a message to the United States in advance of November's Presidential election that the Hermit Stat [...] Read full article: Kim Jong-un sends nuclear warning to US ...→

Editor's Viewpoint: Schools always have to come before pubs

Editor's Viewpoint: Schools always have to come before pubs

Yesterday was one of the most significant days in the battle to contain coronavirus since the introduction of lockdown in March. Read full article: Editor's Viewpoint: Schools always have ...→

Reopen all pubs or lose thousands of jobs and hundreds of bars: warning

Reopen all pubs or lose thousands of jobs and hundreds of bars: warning

Thousands of jobs will be lost in Northern Ireland if so-called wet pubs do not reopen within days, an industry chief has claimed. Read full article: Reopen all pubs or lose thousands of job...→

The free app helping businesses comply with contact tracing as pubs and community hubs reopen

The free app helping businesses comply with contact tracing as pubs and community hubs reopen

Businesses say they have faced the tricky process of gathering and storing potentially sensitive data without adequate government support, writes Hazel Sheffie [...] Read full article: The free app helping businesses comply w...→

Pubs closing: Scientist issues warning - Will pubs close again?

Pubs closing: Scientist issues warning - Will pubs close again?

PUBS reopened on July 4 after being closed for months during the coronavirus lockdown. But a leading scientist has indicated they may have to close again as a [...] Read full article: Pubs closing: Scientist issues warning -...→

Shutting down pubs to save our schools would be a myopic zero-sum game 

Shutting down pubs to save our schools would be a myopic zero-sum game 

We should blame the Covidiots not social distancing at the pub, rather than have pubs feel blackmailed into shutting so schools can return Read full article: Shutting down pubs to save our schools w...→

Leisure centres may have to SHUT to reopen schools as it's revealed 'teens could transmit coronavirus as much as adults'

Leisure centres may have to SHUT to reopen schools as it's revealed 'teens could transmit coronavirus as much as adults'

LEISURE centres and other social venues may have to shut for schools to reopen as evidence shows teenagers could transmit coronavirus as much as adults, Profes [...] Read full article: Leisure centres may have to SHUT to reop...→

'Run schools from pubs?' suggest teachers

TEACHERS have announced that they would be willing to relocate schools to pubs as a compromise to keep both open. Read full article: 'Run schools from pubs?' suggest teacher...→

Coronavirus LIVE: Minister insists schools will reopen in September

Coronavirus LIVE: Minister insists schools will reopen in September

Schools minister Nick Gibb has confirmed the Government’s position that all children will return to school in September.... He told Sky News: “We’re very clear [...] Read full article: Coronavirus LIVE: Minister insists schoo...→

Reopening schools 'always takes priority' over pubs says top children's expert

Reopening schools 'always takes priority' over pubs says top children's expert

Anne Longfield says British children were too often an "afterthought" during the first coronavirus lockdown and their education must be prioritised in a second [...] Read full article: Reopening schools 'always takes priority...→

Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs in future lockdowns, children’s watchdog declares

Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs in future lockdowns, children’s watchdog declares

SCHOOLS must rank above pubs when it comes to future lockdowns, the children’s watchdog has declared. Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield stressed that scho [...] Read full article: Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs ...→

Coronavirus: Two German schools shut days after reopening

Coronavirus: Two German schools shut days after reopening

GermanyThe northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania has shut two schools after virus cases were confirmed, days after it became the first state in G [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Two German schools shut day...→

Unions demanding safety assurances for staff as Northern Ireland schools prepare to reopen

Unions demanding safety assurances for staff as Northern Ireland schools prepare to reopen

Fears are growing that members of the education sector will be put at risk as schools begin to reopen, unions have warned. Read full article: Unions demanding safety assurances for s...→

Speed warning lights out of action at Highland schools as preparations ramp-up for return to class | Press and Journal

Speed warning lights out of action at Highland schools as preparations ramp-up for return to class | Press and Journal

As preparations ramp-up for the start of return to class next week, an additional headache has emerged with a technical failure of the 20mph flashing lights us [...] Read full article: Speed warning lights out of action at Hi...→

Teaching union threatens to keep schools shut in September

Teaching union threatens to keep schools shut in September

Bosses at the National Education Union (NEU), the UK's largest teaching union, say it may be 'impossible' for 'many' schools to reopen at the start of the new [...] Read full article: Teaching union threatens to keep schools...→

China issues chilling warning to Donald Trump and allies 'won't let them get in our way'

China issues chilling warning to Donald Trump and allies 'won't let them get in our way'

CHINA has warned Donald Trump it will not let the US "get in our way" when it comes to pursuing "development and progress" in the latest development of souring [...] Read full article: China issues chilling warning to Donald ...→

Test and trace had better be world-beating if schools are to reopen

Test and trace had better be world-beating if schools are to reopen

In the foggy landscape that is the Government’s pandemic strategy, there are few indelible lines: one is that, come what may, England’s schools must reopen fou [...] Read full article: Test and trace had better be world-beati...→

BBC host in fiery clash with Nick Gibb over face masks for children as schools reopen

BBC host in fiery clash with Nick Gibb over face masks for children as schools reopen

BBC News host Mishal Husain clashed with Education Minister Nick Gibb as she suggested the Tory MP was following different scientific advice over the use of fa [...] Read full article: BBC host in fiery clash with Nick Gibb o...→

Education Minister says schools in Greater Manchester WILL reopen in September

Education Minister says schools in Greater Manchester WILL reopen in September

"It is hugely important for children to be in school. It is best for their education. It is best for their wellbeing" Read full article: Education Minister says schools in Great...→

Schools 'must come before pubs and shops in lockdown planning'

Schools 'must come before pubs and shops in lockdown planning'

Schools must be prioritised over pubs and shops in planning for future coronavirus lockdowns, the Children's Commissioner for England has warned. Anne Longfiel [...] Read full article: Schools 'must come before pubs and shops...→

Coronavirus: Close pubs before schools if infections rise, ministers told

Coronavirus: Close pubs before schools if infections rise, ministers told

Closing schools must be “a last resort” in any future lockdowns, the children’s commissioner for England has warned, with education taking priority over the ec [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Close pubs before schools i...→

Coronavirus latest news: Councils want powers to shut pubs that flout social distancing rules

Coronavirus latest news: Councils want powers to shut pubs that flout social distancing rules

Councils have demanded new powers to close down pubs and clubs that are fueling the spread of Covid-19 by breaching social distancing rules. Read full article: Coronavirus latest news: Councils want p...→

JANET STREET-PORTER: Shut down city pubs because of selfish drinkers

JANET STREET-PORTER: Shut down city pubs because of selfish drinkers

JANET STREET-PORTER: Last week's lockdown in Manchester brought absolutely no difference to the numbers swanning about on Friday night, hoping to get hammered. Read full article: JANET STREET-PORTER: Shut down city pubs...→

Jeane Freeman

Jeane Freeman "confident" Aberdeen schools can reopen next week

The Scottish Health Secretary said efforts to trace more contacts of coronavirus patients was continuing but nothing told her that lockdown in Aberdeen needs t [...] Read full article: Jeane Freeman "confident" Aberdeen schoo...→

Licensing convener points to 'confusion' at Scottish Government distancing rules as Aberdeen lockdown forces pubs and restaurants shut | Press and Journal

Licensing convener points to 'confusion' at Scottish Government distancing rules as Aberdeen lockdown forces pubs and restaurants shut | Press and Journal

The head of Aberdeen licensing board last night claimed "confusion" over social distancing rules inside pubs and bars has contributed to reinstated lockdown ru [...] Read full article: Licensing convener points to 'confusion'...→

Pubs & restaurants to shut in Aberdeen from 5pm TONIGHT after dozens of fresh coronavirus cases

Pubs & restaurants to shut in Aberdeen from 5pm TONIGHT after dozens of fresh coronavirus cases

PUBS and restaurants in Aberdeen will shut from 5pm TONIGHT after dozens of fresh cases. Scottish First Minister announced the new restrictions on Aberdeen aft [...] Read full article: Pubs & restaurants to shut in Aberdeen f...→

Schools ‘must come before pubs’ in coronavirus lockdown planning

Schools ‘must come before pubs’ in coronavirus lockdown planning

Children's Commissioner argues that if any restrictions are re-imposed, schools should be the last places to be closed Read full article: Schools ‘must come before pubs’ in coron...→

Pubs 'COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools'

Pubs 'COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools'

Neil Ferguson - known as 'Professor Lockdown' for his role in modelling the impact of the disease - said the 'R' rate could rise by as much as half when pupils [...] Read full article: Pubs 'COULD be forced to close to offset...→

Schools WILL reopen for kids in Northern lockdown areas, minister says

Schools WILL reopen for kids in Northern lockdown areas, minister says

SCHOOLS will reopen for kids in Northern lockdown areas, the schools minister has said. Nick Gibb said this morning getting kids back into class is the Governm [...] Read full article: Schools WILL reopen for kids in Northern...→

Schools reopening confirmed: All children back in September as Gibb warns of pubs closures

Schools reopening confirmed: All children back in September as Gibb warns of pubs closures

SCHOOLS Minister Nick Gibb has confirmed that all children will return to education in September including in areas under local lockdown, warning pubs and non- [...] Read full article: Schools reopening confirmed: All childre...→

Schools reopening in September: Ministers confirm return but experts issue warning

Schools reopening in September: Ministers confirm return but experts issue warning

MINISTERS insisted schools will return in September despite fears it could lead to a spike in coronavirus. Read full article: Schools reopening in September: Minister...→

Schools must stay open ahead of pubs, Children's Commissioner says 

Schools must stay open ahead of pubs, Children's Commissioner says 

In a major intervention, the Children's Commissioner for England Anne Longfield said children had been treated as an 'after-thought' in the first lockdown. Read full article: Schools must stay open ahead of pubs, Ch...→

Schools may only reopen until lunchtime if they feel it's unsafe

Schools may only reopen until lunchtime if they feel it's unsafe

Head teachers say this is necessary to meet extra safety measures set up to prevent coronavirus trasmission. But only one teacher has died from the virus in th [...] Read full article: Schools may only reopen until lunchtime ...→

Coronavirus latest news: Councils want powers to shut pubs that flout social distancing rules

Coronavirus latest news: Councils want powers to shut pubs that flout social distancing rules

Councils have demanded new powers to close down pubs and clubs that are fueling the spread of Covid-19 by breaching social distancing rules. Read full article: Coronavirus latest news: Councils want p...→

Unions demanding safety assurances for staff as Northern Ireland schools prepare to reopen

Unions demanding safety assurances for staff as Northern Ireland schools prepare to reopen

Fears are growing that members of the education sector will be put at risk as schools begin to reopen, unions have warned. Read full article: Unions demanding safety assurances for s...→

Kim Jong-un sends nuclear warning to US with promotion of military hardliner - expert

Kim Jong-un sends nuclear warning to US with promotion of military hardliner - expert

KIM JONG-UN's apparent promotion of military hardliner sends a message to the United States in advance of November's Presidential election that the Hermit Stat [...] Read full article: Kim Jong-un sends nuclear warning to US ...→

Speed warning lights out of action at Highland schools as preparations ramp-up for return to class | Press and Journal

Speed warning lights out of action at Highland schools as preparations ramp-up for return to class | Press and Journal

As preparations ramp-up for the start of return to class next week, an additional headache has emerged with a technical failure of the 20mph flashing lights us [...] Read full article: Speed warning lights out of action at Hi...→

Jeane Freeman

Jeane Freeman "confident" Aberdeen schools can reopen next week

The Scottish Health Secretary said efforts to trace more contacts of coronavirus patients was continuing but nothing told her that lockdown in Aberdeen needs t [...] Read full article: Jeane Freeman "confident" Aberdeen schoo...→

China issues chilling warning to Donald Trump and allies 'won't let them get in our way'

China issues chilling warning to Donald Trump and allies 'won't let them get in our way'

CHINA has warned Donald Trump it will not let the US "get in our way" when it comes to pursuing "development and progress" in the latest development of souring [...] Read full article: China issues chilling warning to Donald ...→

The free app helping businesses comply with contact tracing as pubs and community hubs reopen

The free app helping businesses comply with contact tracing as pubs and community hubs reopen

Businesses say they have faced the tricky process of gathering and storing potentially sensitive data without adequate government support, writes Hazel Sheffie [...] Read full article: The free app helping businesses comply w...→

Shutting down pubs to save our schools would be a myopic zero-sum game 

Shutting down pubs to save our schools would be a myopic zero-sum game 

We should blame the Covidiots not social distancing at the pub, rather than have pubs feel blackmailed into shutting so schools can return Read full article: Shutting down pubs to save our schools w...→

Schools ‘must come before pubs’ in coronavirus lockdown planning

Schools ‘must come before pubs’ in coronavirus lockdown planning

Children's Commissioner argues that if any restrictions are re-imposed, schools should be the last places to be closed Read full article: Schools ‘must come before pubs’ in coron...→

BBC host in fiery clash with Nick Gibb over face masks for children as schools reopen

BBC host in fiery clash with Nick Gibb over face masks for children as schools reopen

BBC News host Mishal Husain clashed with Education Minister Nick Gibb as she suggested the Tory MP was following different scientific advice over the use of fa [...] Read full article: BBC host in fiery clash with Nick Gibb o...→

Leisure centres may have to SHUT to reopen schools as it's revealed 'teens could transmit coronavirus as much as adults'

Leisure centres may have to SHUT to reopen schools as it's revealed 'teens could transmit coronavirus as much as adults'

LEISURE centres and other social venues may have to shut for schools to reopen as evidence shows teenagers could transmit coronavirus as much as adults, Profes [...] Read full article: Leisure centres may have to SHUT to reop...→

Schools WILL reopen for kids in Northern lockdown areas, minister says

Schools WILL reopen for kids in Northern lockdown areas, minister says

SCHOOLS will reopen for kids in Northern lockdown areas, the schools minister has said. Nick Gibb said this morning getting kids back into class is the Governm [...] Read full article: Schools WILL reopen for kids in Northern...→

Education Minister says schools in Greater Manchester WILL reopen in September

Education Minister says schools in Greater Manchester WILL reopen in September

"It is hugely important for children to be in school. It is best for their education. It is best for their wellbeing" Read full article: Education Minister says schools in Great...→

Coronavirus LIVE: Minister insists schools will reopen in September

Coronavirus LIVE: Minister insists schools will reopen in September

Schools minister Nick Gibb has confirmed the Government’s position that all children will return to school in September.... He told Sky News: “We’re very clear [...] Read full article: Coronavirus LIVE: Minister insists schoo...→

Schools reopening in September: Ministers confirm return but experts issue warning

Schools reopening in September: Ministers confirm return but experts issue warning

MINISTERS insisted schools will return in September despite fears it could lead to a spike in coronavirus. Read full article: Schools reopening in September: Minister...→

Schools 'must come before pubs and shops in lockdown planning'

Schools 'must come before pubs and shops in lockdown planning'

Schools must be prioritised over pubs and shops in planning for future coronavirus lockdowns, the Children's Commissioner for England has warned. Anne Longfiel [...] Read full article: Schools 'must come before pubs and shops...→

Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs in future lockdowns, children’s watchdog declares

Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs in future lockdowns, children’s watchdog declares

SCHOOLS must rank above pubs when it comes to future lockdowns, the children’s watchdog has declared. Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield stressed that scho [...] Read full article: Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs ...→

Coronavirus: Two German schools shut days after reopening

Coronavirus: Two German schools shut days after reopening

GermanyThe northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania has shut two schools after virus cases were confirmed, days after it became the first state in G [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Two German schools shut day...→

Councils call for more power to shut non-Covid safe pubs and bars

Councils call for more power to shut non-Covid safe pubs and bars

Local authorities want extra powers to close premises which fail to enforce social distancing or take contact tracing data. Read full article: Councils call for more power to shut non...→

Editor's Viewpoint: Schools always have to come before pubs

Editor's Viewpoint: Schools always have to come before pubs

Yesterday was one of the most significant days in the battle to contain coronavirus since the introduction of lockdown in March. Read full article: Editor's Viewpoint: Schools always have ...→

JANET STREET-PORTER: Shut down city pubs because of selfish drinkers

JANET STREET-PORTER: Shut down city pubs because of selfish drinkers

JANET STREET-PORTER: Last week's lockdown in Manchester brought absolutely no difference to the numbers swanning about on Friday night, hoping to get hammered. Read full article: JANET STREET-PORTER: Shut down city pubs...→

Teaching union threatens to keep schools shut in September

Teaching union threatens to keep schools shut in September

Bosses at the National Education Union (NEU), the UK's largest teaching union, say it may be 'impossible' for 'many' schools to reopen at the start of the new [...] Read full article: Teaching union threatens to keep schools...→

Reopen all pubs or lose thousands of jobs and hundreds of bars: warning

Reopen all pubs or lose thousands of jobs and hundreds of bars: warning

Thousands of jobs will be lost in Northern Ireland if so-called wet pubs do not reopen within days, an industry chief has claimed. Read full article: Reopen all pubs or lose thousands of job...→

Licensing convener points to 'confusion' at Scottish Government distancing rules as Aberdeen lockdown forces pubs and restaurants shut | Press and Journal

Licensing convener points to 'confusion' at Scottish Government distancing rules as Aberdeen lockdown forces pubs and restaurants shut | Press and Journal

The head of Aberdeen licensing board last night claimed "confusion" over social distancing rules inside pubs and bars has contributed to reinstated lockdown ru [...] Read full article: Licensing convener points to 'confusion'...→

Pubs closing: Scientist issues warning - Will pubs close again?

Pubs closing: Scientist issues warning - Will pubs close again?

PUBS reopened on July 4 after being closed for months during the coronavirus lockdown. But a leading scientist has indicated they may have to close again as a [...] Read full article: Pubs closing: Scientist issues warning -...→

Pubs & restaurants to shut in Aberdeen from 5pm TONIGHT after dozens of fresh coronavirus cases

Pubs & restaurants to shut in Aberdeen from 5pm TONIGHT after dozens of fresh coronavirus cases

PUBS and restaurants in Aberdeen will shut from 5pm TONIGHT after dozens of fresh cases. Scottish First Minister announced the new restrictions on Aberdeen aft [...] Read full article: Pubs & restaurants to shut in Aberdeen f...→

Test and trace had better be world-beating if schools are to reopen

Test and trace had better be world-beating if schools are to reopen

In the foggy landscape that is the Government’s pandemic strategy, there are few indelible lines: one is that, come what may, England’s schools must reopen fou [...] Read full article: Test and trace had better be world-beati...→

Pubs 'COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools'

Pubs 'COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools'

Neil Ferguson - known as 'Professor Lockdown' for his role in modelling the impact of the disease - said the 'R' rate could rise by as much as half when pupils [...] Read full article: Pubs 'COULD be forced to close to offset...→

'Run schools from pubs?' suggest teachers

TEACHERS have announced that they would be willing to relocate schools to pubs as a compromise to keep both open. Read full article: 'Run schools from pubs?' suggest teacher...→

Schools reopening confirmed: All children back in September as Gibb warns of pubs closures

Schools reopening confirmed: All children back in September as Gibb warns of pubs closures

SCHOOLS Minister Nick Gibb has confirmed that all children will return to education in September including in areas under local lockdown, warning pubs and non- [...] Read full article: Schools reopening confirmed: All childre...→

Reopening schools 'always takes priority' over pubs says top children's expert

Reopening schools 'always takes priority' over pubs says top children's expert

Anne Longfield says British children were too often an "afterthought" during the first coronavirus lockdown and their education must be prioritised in a second [...] Read full article: Reopening schools 'always takes priority...→

Schools must stay open ahead of pubs, Children's Commissioner says 

Schools must stay open ahead of pubs, Children's Commissioner says 

In a major intervention, the Children's Commissioner for England Anne Longfield said children had been treated as an 'after-thought' in the first lockdown. Read full article: Schools must stay open ahead of pubs, Ch...→

Coronavirus: Close pubs before schools if infections rise, ministers told

Coronavirus: Close pubs before schools if infections rise, ministers told

Closing schools must be “a last resort” in any future lockdowns, the children’s commissioner for England has warned, with education taking priority over the ec [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Close pubs before schools i...→

Schools may only reopen until lunchtime if they feel it's unsafe

Schools may only reopen until lunchtime if they feel it's unsafe

Head teachers say this is necessary to meet extra safety measures set up to prevent coronavirus trasmission. But only one teacher has died from the virus in th [...] Read full article: Schools may only reopen until lunchtime ...→

Coronavirus: Two German schools shut days after reopening

Coronavirus: Two German schools shut days after reopening

GermanyThe northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania has shut two schools after virus cases were confirmed, days after it became the first state in G [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Two German schools shut day...→

Coronavirus latest news: Councils want powers to shut pubs that flout social distancing rules

Coronavirus latest news: Councils want powers to shut pubs that flout social distancing rules

Councils have demanded new powers to close down pubs and clubs that are fueling the spread of Covid-19 by breaching social distancing rules. Read full article: Coronavirus latest news: Councils want p...→

Councils call for more power to shut non-Covid safe pubs and bars

Councils call for more power to shut non-Covid safe pubs and bars

Local authorities want extra powers to close premises which fail to enforce social distancing or take contact tracing data. Read full article: Councils call for more power to shut non...→

Unions demanding safety assurances for staff as Northern Ireland schools prepare to reopen

Unions demanding safety assurances for staff as Northern Ireland schools prepare to reopen

Fears are growing that members of the education sector will be put at risk as schools begin to reopen, unions have warned. Read full article: Unions demanding safety assurances for s...→

Kim Jong-un sends nuclear warning to US with promotion of military hardliner - expert

Kim Jong-un sends nuclear warning to US with promotion of military hardliner - expert

KIM JONG-UN's apparent promotion of military hardliner sends a message to the United States in advance of November's Presidential election that the Hermit Stat [...] Read full article: Kim Jong-un sends nuclear warning to US ...→

Editor's Viewpoint: Schools always have to come before pubs

Editor's Viewpoint: Schools always have to come before pubs

Yesterday was one of the most significant days in the battle to contain coronavirus since the introduction of lockdown in March. Read full article: Editor's Viewpoint: Schools always have ...→

Speed warning lights out of action at Highland schools as preparations ramp-up for return to class | Press and Journal

Speed warning lights out of action at Highland schools as preparations ramp-up for return to class | Press and Journal

As preparations ramp-up for the start of return to class next week, an additional headache has emerged with a technical failure of the 20mph flashing lights us [...] Read full article: Speed warning lights out of action at Hi...→

JANET STREET-PORTER: Shut down city pubs because of selfish drinkers

JANET STREET-PORTER: Shut down city pubs because of selfish drinkers

JANET STREET-PORTER: Last week's lockdown in Manchester brought absolutely no difference to the numbers swanning about on Friday night, hoping to get hammered. Read full article: JANET STREET-PORTER: Shut down city pubs...→

Teaching union threatens to keep schools shut in September

Teaching union threatens to keep schools shut in September

Bosses at the National Education Union (NEU), the UK's largest teaching union, say it may be 'impossible' for 'many' schools to reopen at the start of the new [...] Read full article: Teaching union threatens to keep schools...→

Jeane Freeman

Jeane Freeman "confident" Aberdeen schools can reopen next week

The Scottish Health Secretary said efforts to trace more contacts of coronavirus patients was continuing but nothing told her that lockdown in Aberdeen needs t [...] Read full article: Jeane Freeman "confident" Aberdeen schoo...→

Reopen all pubs or lose thousands of jobs and hundreds of bars: warning

Reopen all pubs or lose thousands of jobs and hundreds of bars: warning

Thousands of jobs will be lost in Northern Ireland if so-called wet pubs do not reopen within days, an industry chief has claimed. Read full article: Reopen all pubs or lose thousands of job...→

China issues chilling warning to Donald Trump and allies 'won't let them get in our way'

China issues chilling warning to Donald Trump and allies 'won't let them get in our way'

CHINA has warned Donald Trump it will not let the US "get in our way" when it comes to pursuing "development and progress" in the latest development of souring [...] Read full article: China issues chilling warning to Donald ...→

Licensing convener points to 'confusion' at Scottish Government distancing rules as Aberdeen lockdown forces pubs and restaurants shut | Press and Journal

Licensing convener points to 'confusion' at Scottish Government distancing rules as Aberdeen lockdown forces pubs and restaurants shut | Press and Journal

The head of Aberdeen licensing board last night claimed "confusion" over social distancing rules inside pubs and bars has contributed to reinstated lockdown ru [...] Read full article: Licensing convener points to 'confusion'...→

The free app helping businesses comply with contact tracing as pubs and community hubs reopen

The free app helping businesses comply with contact tracing as pubs and community hubs reopen

Businesses say they have faced the tricky process of gathering and storing potentially sensitive data without adequate government support, writes Hazel Sheffie [...] Read full article: The free app helping businesses comply w...→

Pubs closing: Scientist issues warning - Will pubs close again?

Pubs closing: Scientist issues warning - Will pubs close again?

PUBS reopened on July 4 after being closed for months during the coronavirus lockdown. But a leading scientist has indicated they may have to close again as a [...] Read full article: Pubs closing: Scientist issues warning -...→

Pubs & restaurants to shut in Aberdeen from 5pm TONIGHT after dozens of fresh coronavirus cases

Pubs & restaurants to shut in Aberdeen from 5pm TONIGHT after dozens of fresh coronavirus cases

PUBS and restaurants in Aberdeen will shut from 5pm TONIGHT after dozens of fresh cases. Scottish First Minister announced the new restrictions on Aberdeen aft [...] Read full article: Pubs & restaurants to shut in Aberdeen f...→

Shutting down pubs to save our schools would be a myopic zero-sum game 

Shutting down pubs to save our schools would be a myopic zero-sum game 

We should blame the Covidiots not social distancing at the pub, rather than have pubs feel blackmailed into shutting so schools can return Read full article: Shutting down pubs to save our schools w...→

Test and trace had better be world-beating if schools are to reopen

Test and trace had better be world-beating if schools are to reopen

In the foggy landscape that is the Government’s pandemic strategy, there are few indelible lines: one is that, come what may, England’s schools must reopen fou [...] Read full article: Test and trace had better be world-beati...→

Schools ‘must come before pubs’ in coronavirus lockdown planning

Schools ‘must come before pubs’ in coronavirus lockdown planning

Children's Commissioner argues that if any restrictions are re-imposed, schools should be the last places to be closed Read full article: Schools ‘must come before pubs’ in coron...→

BBC host in fiery clash with Nick Gibb over face masks for children as schools reopen

BBC host in fiery clash with Nick Gibb over face masks for children as schools reopen

BBC News host Mishal Husain clashed with Education Minister Nick Gibb as she suggested the Tory MP was following different scientific advice over the use of fa [...] Read full article: BBC host in fiery clash with Nick Gibb o...→

Pubs 'COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools'

Pubs 'COULD be forced to close to offset reopening of schools'

Neil Ferguson - known as 'Professor Lockdown' for his role in modelling the impact of the disease - said the 'R' rate could rise by as much as half when pupils [...] Read full article: Pubs 'COULD be forced to close to offset...→

Leisure centres may have to SHUT to reopen schools as it's revealed 'teens could transmit coronavirus as much as adults'

Leisure centres may have to SHUT to reopen schools as it's revealed 'teens could transmit coronavirus as much as adults'

LEISURE centres and other social venues may have to shut for schools to reopen as evidence shows teenagers could transmit coronavirus as much as adults, Profes [...] Read full article: Leisure centres may have to SHUT to reop...→

Schools WILL reopen for kids in Northern lockdown areas, minister says

Schools WILL reopen for kids in Northern lockdown areas, minister says

SCHOOLS will reopen for kids in Northern lockdown areas, the schools minister has said. Nick Gibb said this morning getting kids back into class is the Governm [...] Read full article: Schools WILL reopen for kids in Northern...→

'Run schools from pubs?' suggest teachers

TEACHERS have announced that they would be willing to relocate schools to pubs as a compromise to keep both open. Read full article: 'Run schools from pubs?' suggest teacher...→

Education Minister says schools in Greater Manchester WILL reopen in September

Education Minister says schools in Greater Manchester WILL reopen in September

"It is hugely important for children to be in school. It is best for their education. It is best for their wellbeing" Read full article: Education Minister says schools in Great...→

Schools reopening confirmed: All children back in September as Gibb warns of pubs closures

Schools reopening confirmed: All children back in September as Gibb warns of pubs closures

SCHOOLS Minister Nick Gibb has confirmed that all children will return to education in September including in areas under local lockdown, warning pubs and non- [...] Read full article: Schools reopening confirmed: All childre...→

Coronavirus LIVE: Minister insists schools will reopen in September

Coronavirus LIVE: Minister insists schools will reopen in September

Schools minister Nick Gibb has confirmed the Government’s position that all children will return to school in September.... He told Sky News: “We’re very clear [...] Read full article: Coronavirus LIVE: Minister insists schoo...→

Schools reopening in September: Ministers confirm return but experts issue warning

Schools reopening in September: Ministers confirm return but experts issue warning

MINISTERS insisted schools will return in September despite fears it could lead to a spike in coronavirus. Read full article: Schools reopening in September: Minister...→

Reopening schools 'always takes priority' over pubs says top children's expert

Reopening schools 'always takes priority' over pubs says top children's expert

Anne Longfield says British children were too often an "afterthought" during the first coronavirus lockdown and their education must be prioritised in a second [...] Read full article: Reopening schools 'always takes priority...→

Schools 'must come before pubs and shops in lockdown planning'

Schools 'must come before pubs and shops in lockdown planning'

Schools must be prioritised over pubs and shops in planning for future coronavirus lockdowns, the Children's Commissioner for England has warned. Anne Longfiel [...] Read full article: Schools 'must come before pubs and shops...→

Schools must stay open ahead of pubs, Children's Commissioner says 

Schools must stay open ahead of pubs, Children's Commissioner says 

In a major intervention, the Children's Commissioner for England Anne Longfield said children had been treated as an 'after-thought' in the first lockdown. Read full article: Schools must stay open ahead of pubs, Ch...→

Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs in future lockdowns, children’s watchdog declares

Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs in future lockdowns, children’s watchdog declares

SCHOOLS must rank above pubs when it comes to future lockdowns, the children’s watchdog has declared. Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield stressed that scho [...] Read full article: Schools must be kept open ahead of pubs ...→

Coronavirus: Close pubs before schools if infections rise, ministers told

Coronavirus: Close pubs before schools if infections rise, ministers told

Closing schools must be “a last resort” in any future lockdowns, the children’s commissioner for England has warned, with education taking priority over the ec [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Close pubs before schools i...→