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The Brexiter's guide to pretending whatever deal Johnson gets is the exact deal you wanted

The Brexiter's guide to pretending whatever deal Johnson gets is the exact deal you wanted

BORIS Johnson’s eventual deal with the EU is likely to be a huge disappointment to Leave voters who never knew what they wanted anyway. Tell yourself these lie [...]

Read full article: The Brexiter's guide to pretending whate...→
Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP unfazed as Boris Johnson 'walks away' from Brexit talks

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP unfazed as Boris Johnson 'walks away' from Brexit talks

THE POUND to euro exchange rate remains steady, despite the ongoing confusion over the Brexit deal. Is now the best time to purchase travel money?

Read full article: Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP unfazed...→
Tuesday morning news briefing: Manchester's shielding plea to Boris Johnson

Tuesday morning news briefing: Manchester's shielding plea to Boris Johnson

Your morning guide: Manchester MPs and city leaders seek shielding measures as Jenrick sets noon deadline for agreement on Tier 3 lockdown

Read full article: Tuesday morning news briefing: Mancheste...→
PM warns businesses to prepare for major change as Brexit talks stall

PM warns businesses to prepare for major change as Brexit talks stall

Boris Johnson is to tell business leaders to step up preparations for the end of the Brexit transition period after Downing Street refused to resume talks with [...]

Read full article: PM warns businesses to prepare for major...→
Is Boris Johnson’s dream of a carbon-free future realistic?

Is Boris Johnson’s dream of a carbon-free future realistic?

The prime minister’s striking target for net zero carbon by the middle of the century marks a return to good old crude politics. But, asks John Rentoul, is it [...]

Read full article: Is Boris Johnson’s dream of a carbon-fre...→
Manchester must strike Tier 3 deal by midday tomorrow or be forced into lockdown

Manchester must strike Tier 3 deal by midday tomorrow or be forced into lockdown

BORIS Johnson has given leaders in the North until midday tomorrow or he will FORCE Greater Manchester into a Tier 3 lockdown. Communities Secretary Robert Jen [...]

Read full article: Manchester must strike Tier 3 deal by mi...→
PM set to put Greater Manchester into Tier 3 by end of the week 

PM set to put Greater Manchester into Tier 3 by end of the week 

Talks between the Government and local leaders in Greater Manchester ended in deadlock again today as sources say Boris Johnson feels he has 'no choice' but to [...]

Read full article: PM set to put Greater Manchester into Ti...→
Boris Johnson slammed by former Archbishop of Canterbury over child refugee plea

Boris Johnson slammed by former Archbishop of Canterbury over child refugee plea

EXCLUSIVE: Rowan Williams said it was “deeply disappointing” the Prime Minister did not respond to a plea for child refugees - just as MPs prepare to vote down [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson slammed by former Archbish...→
The Welsh “firebreak” is a lockdown made in Westminster

The Welsh “firebreak” is a lockdown made in Westminster

Wales will return to a nationwide lockdown for two weeks from Friday 23 October, the First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced. The measure is, in part, a wh [...]

Read full article: The Welsh “firebreak” is a lockdown made...→
John Redwood attacks Archbishops' assault on Brexit bill - ‘Is that the best they can do?'

John Redwood attacks Archbishops' assault on Brexit bill - ‘Is that the best they can do?'

BREXITEER Sir John Redwood has issued a brutal response after the UK's five Anglican Archbishops attacked Boris Johnson's Internal Market Bill.

Read full article: John Redwood attacks Archbishops' assaul...→

Johnson will not regain his squandered trust

Boris Johnson learnt from his father Stanley the motto: “Nothing matters very much and most things don’t matter at all.” But it’s not true. The opposite is the [...]

Read full article: Johnson will not regain his squandered t...→
When will Boris address the nation again? Call for clarity as Wales issues lockdown update

When will Boris address the nation again? Call for clarity as Wales issues lockdown update

PRIME MINISTER Boris Johnson is facing calls to for clarity as Wales announce a firebreak lockdown, which has left the public wondering, when will Boris addres [...]

Read full article: When will Boris address the nation again...→
'If nothing changes, we'll do it again' HospoDemo founder vows

'If nothing changes, we'll do it again' HospoDemo founder vows

The founder of this morning's HospoDemo has vowed it'll happen if the Government won't reverse the restrictions on the hospitality industry. Jason Atherton, To [...]

Read full article: 'If nothing changes, we'll do it again' ...→
Judges are fighting back against Boris Johnson - and they're right | Simon Jenkins

Judges are fighting back against Boris Johnson - and they're right | Simon Jenkins

Lord Kerr has condemned the government’s ‘unbridled power’. Who can disagree with him, asks Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Read full article: Judges are fighting back against Boris J...→
Covid patients 'will fill our entire intensive care capacity by November 12'

Covid patients 'will fill our entire intensive care capacity by November 12'

Boris Johnson's spokesperson issued the warning as pressure continues to be piled on the region to enter a 'Tier 3 lockdown'

Read full article: Covid patients 'will fill our entire int...→
What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

As Wales prepares to go into a two-week shutdown, pressure is mounting on Boris Johnson to introduce a similar 'circuit-breaker' in England

Read full article: What science says about circuit-breaker ...→
'We wouldn't break the law!' Burnham admits Manchester will back down if Boris orders shut

'We wouldn't break the law!' Burnham admits Manchester will back down if Boris orders shut

GREATER MANCHESTER Mayor Andy Burnham has assured that the North will not revolt against any Tier 3 measures the Government deem to place them under after fear [...]

Read full article: 'We wouldn't break the law!' Burnham adm...→
Manchester faces tier 3 midday ultimatum as Wales to go into firebreaker lockdown - follow live

Manchester faces tier 3 midday ultimatum as Wales to go into firebreaker lockdown - follow live

Boris Johnson could impose harsh new coronavirus measures on 2.8 million people in Greater Manchester by midday on Tuesday if local leaders fail to reach an ag [...]

Read full article: Manchester faces tier 3 midday ultimatum...→
Has the stress of Covid given Boris dandruff?

Has the stress of Covid given Boris dandruff?

Boris Johnson was pictured in the House of Commons with what appeared to be white flakes of dandruff across the shoulders of his dark blue suit last week.

Read full article: Has the stress of Covid given Boris dand...→
Matt Hancock slammed for 'putting his chauffeur at risk' by not wearing a mask

Matt Hancock slammed for 'putting his chauffeur at risk' by not wearing a mask

MATT Hancock has come under fire after being snapped wearing no mask in his chauffeur driven Range Rover – potentially putting his driver at risk. Boris Johnso [...]

Read full article: Matt Hancock slammed for 'putting his ch...→
EU fury: Manfred Weber attacks Boris for 'political games' as Michel Barnier backs down

EU fury: Manfred Weber attacks Boris for 'political games' as Michel Barnier backs down

BORIS JOHNSON has been accused of playing "political games" in Brexit negotiations by an MEP as talks between the UK and EU continue to stall.

Read full article: EU fury: Manfred Weber attacks Boris for...→
Capitalism, Covid-19 and Labour's internal battles

Capitalism, Covid-19 and Labour's internal battles

REVELATIONS that Boris Johnson skipped five Cobra meetings looking at the growing coronavirus threat between January and March confirm the established view of [...]

Read full article: Capitalism, Covid-19 and Labour's intern...→
Alarming coronavirus survey shows 1 in 5 Brits don't know their lockdown tier

Alarming coronavirus survey shows 1 in 5 Brits don't know their lockdown tier

The poll of 2,000 adults found that 17% didn't even know about Boris Johnson's three-tier alert system - with 19% unaware if their area is currently at medium, [...]

Read full article: Alarming coronavirus survey shows 1 in 5...→
Will England go back into lockdown?

Will England go back into lockdown?

BORIS JOHNSON has insisted he does not want another full national lockdown. But as cases rise and Wales goes into lockdown, will England follow suit?

Read full article: Will England go back into lockdown?...→

Why 'blue on blue' Tory row is more about old against new than South versus North

Division between 'Red Wall' MPs and southern Conservatives reflects party management problem that has plagued Boris Johnson

Read full article: Why 'blue on blue' Tory row is more abou...→
What lockdown tier is MY area? Covid map shows rules and restrictions for Tier 2 and 3

What lockdown tier is MY area? Covid map shows rules and restrictions for Tier 2 and 3

REGIONS across England have been placed under tougher coronavirus local lockdown restrictions. The new measures, first introduced by Boris Johnson on October 1 [...]

Read full article: What lockdown tier is MY area? Covid map...→
Boris Johnson continues to reject England circuit breaker despite Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland having one

Boris Johnson continues to reject England circuit breaker despite Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland having one

BORIS Johnson today rejected a circuit breaker for England as it became the only part of the UK to stay fully open despite a rise in coronavirus cases. Today i [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson continues to reject Englan...→
PM could sever ties with ‘interfering’ bishops, says Steve Baker

PM could sever ties with ‘interfering’ bishops, says Steve Baker

Boris Johnson should move to disestablish the Church of England if controversy over its clergy’s political interventions continues, a leading Conservative MP h [...]

Read full article: PM could sever ties with ‘interfering’ b...→
Kate Garraway rips into Gordon Brown's criticism of Johnson 'He can't back down!'

Kate Garraway rips into Gordon Brown's criticism of Johnson 'He can't back down!'

KATE GARRAWAY clashed with Gordon Brown on Good Morning Britain as they discussed Boris Johnson's decision to give Manchester a deadline of noon to agree on a [...]

Read full article: Kate Garraway rips into Gordon Brown's c...→
Boris Johnson warns business to plan for end of Brexit transition amid EU talks stalemate

Boris Johnson warns business to plan for end of Brexit transition amid EU talks stalemate

Boris Johnson is set to tell businesses to step up preparations for the end of the Brexit transition after Downing Street refused to resume talks…

Read full article: Boris Johnson warns business to plan for...→
FTSE 100 falls as Covid-19 worries trump hopes for Brexit talks

FTSE 100 falls as Covid-19 worries trump hopes for Brexit talks

Shares were set to fall today as concerns about the impact of Covid-19 outweighed hopes of a breakthrough on Boris Johnson's Brexit trade talks with the EU. Re [...]

Read full article: FTSE 100 falls as Covid-19 worries trump...→
Boris Johnson 'won't return to national lockdown' despite soaring Covid-19 rate

Boris Johnson 'won't return to national lockdown' despite soaring Covid-19 rate

The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to announce a short, sharp national lockdown as experts warn that Tier 3 measures are not enough to tackle soarin [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson 'won't return to national ...→
Boris Johnson’s government gives Greater Manchester noon deadline to agree on coronavirus restrictions

Boris Johnson’s government gives Greater Manchester noon deadline to agree on coronavirus restrictions

Boris Johnson’s government has given Greater Manchester a deadline of noon on Tuesday to reach agreement on tighter coronavirus restrictions for the city.

Read full article: Boris Johnson’s government gives Greater...→
As the UK heads for no-deal, the Brexiteers’ delusions have been exposed

As the UK heads for no-deal, the Brexiteers’ delusions have been exposed

Remember all the Brexiteers’ promises in 2016? “Do you seriously believe that [the EU] would put up tariffs against UK produce of any kind, when they know how [...]

Read full article: As the UK heads for no-deal, the Brexite...→
The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Covid gamble: not a winning wager | Editorial

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Covid gamble: not a winning wager | Editorial

Editorial: The prime minister needs to rebuild a political consensus for his pandemic plans, not least because a Tory revolt would see him need Labour support [...]

Read full article: The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Cov...→
Sweden’s Anders Tegnell: We did not pursue “herd immunity” against Covid-19

Sweden’s Anders Tegnell: We did not pursue “herd immunity” against Covid-19

In March of this year, as Covid-19 spread through Europe, states across the continent imposed dramatic lockdowns on their citizens. Only one country stood apar [...]

Read full article: Sweden’s Anders Tegnell: We did not purs...→
Which areas are now in Tier 3 of the new lockdown system?

Which areas are now in Tier 3 of the new lockdown system?

REGIONS across England have been placed under new coronavirus local lockdown restrictions, known as Tiers. The new measures, first introduced by Boris Johnson [...]

Read full article: Which areas are now in Tier 3 of the new...→
Gove claims EU has 'refused' to intensify talks on trade deal

Gove claims EU has 'refused' to intensify talks on trade deal

Michael Gove claimed the EU is refusing to intensify talks in order to reach a trade deal agreement — just minutes after Michel Barnier insisted the EU was wil [...]

Read full article: Gove claims EU has 'refused' to intensif...→
Brexit on brink: 'Indecisive' Boris savaged by Ann Widdecombe 'we'd have a deal by now!'

Brexit on brink: 'Indecisive' Boris savaged by Ann Widdecombe 'we'd have a deal by now!'

BORIS JOHNSON must "get a grip" of the Brexit situation and walk away from trade talks or risk the UK being saddled with a "lousy" trade deal, former Brexit Pa [...]

Read full article: Brexit on brink: 'Indecisive' Boris sava...→
The Brexiter's guide to pretending whatever deal Johnson gets is the exact deal you wanted

The Brexiter's guide to pretending whatever deal Johnson gets is the exact deal you wanted

BORIS Johnson’s eventual deal with the EU is likely to be a huge disappointment to Leave voters who never knew what they wanted anyway. Tell yourself these lie [...]

Read full article: The Brexiter's guide to pretending whate...→
PM could sever ties with ‘interfering’ bishops, says Steve Baker

PM could sever ties with ‘interfering’ bishops, says Steve Baker

Boris Johnson should move to disestablish the Church of England if controversy over its clergy’s political interventions continues, a leading Conservative MP h [...]

Read full article: PM could sever ties with ‘interfering’ b...→
'We wouldn't break the law!' Burnham admits Manchester will back down if Boris orders shut

'We wouldn't break the law!' Burnham admits Manchester will back down if Boris orders shut

GREATER MANCHESTER Mayor Andy Burnham has assured that the North will not revolt against any Tier 3 measures the Government deem to place them under after fear [...]

Read full article: 'We wouldn't break the law!' Burnham adm...→
Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP unfazed as Boris Johnson 'walks away' from Brexit talks

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP unfazed as Boris Johnson 'walks away' from Brexit talks

THE POUND to euro exchange rate remains steady, despite the ongoing confusion over the Brexit deal. Is now the best time to purchase travel money?

Read full article: Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP unfazed...→
Boris Johnson warns business to plan for end of Brexit transition amid EU talks stalemate

Boris Johnson warns business to plan for end of Brexit transition amid EU talks stalemate

Boris Johnson is set to tell businesses to step up preparations for the end of the Brexit transition after Downing Street refused to resume talks…

Read full article: Boris Johnson warns business to plan for...→
PM warns businesses to prepare for major change as Brexit talks stall

PM warns businesses to prepare for major change as Brexit talks stall

Boris Johnson is to tell business leaders to step up preparations for the end of the Brexit transition period after Downing Street refused to resume talks with [...]

Read full article: PM warns businesses to prepare for major...→
Matt Hancock slammed for 'putting his chauffeur at risk' by not wearing a mask

Matt Hancock slammed for 'putting his chauffeur at risk' by not wearing a mask

MATT Hancock has come under fire after being snapped wearing no mask in his chauffeur driven Range Rover – potentially putting his driver at risk. Boris Johnso [...]

Read full article: Matt Hancock slammed for 'putting his ch...→
Manchester must strike Tier 3 deal by midday tomorrow or be forced into lockdown

Manchester must strike Tier 3 deal by midday tomorrow or be forced into lockdown

BORIS Johnson has given leaders in the North until midday tomorrow or he will FORCE Greater Manchester into a Tier 3 lockdown. Communities Secretary Robert Jen [...]

Read full article: Manchester must strike Tier 3 deal by mi...→
Boris Johnson’s government gives Greater Manchester noon deadline to agree on coronavirus restrictions

Boris Johnson’s government gives Greater Manchester noon deadline to agree on coronavirus restrictions

Boris Johnson’s government has given Greater Manchester a deadline of noon on Tuesday to reach agreement on tighter coronavirus restrictions for the city.

Read full article: Boris Johnson’s government gives Greater...→
The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Covid gamble: not a winning wager | Editorial

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Covid gamble: not a winning wager | Editorial

Editorial: The prime minister needs to rebuild a political consensus for his pandemic plans, not least because a Tory revolt would see him need Labour support [...]

Read full article: The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Cov...→
Capitalism, Covid-19 and Labour's internal battles

Capitalism, Covid-19 and Labour's internal battles

REVELATIONS that Boris Johnson skipped five Cobra meetings looking at the growing coronavirus threat between January and March confirm the established view of [...]

Read full article: Capitalism, Covid-19 and Labour's intern...→
The Welsh “firebreak” is a lockdown made in Westminster

The Welsh “firebreak” is a lockdown made in Westminster

Wales will return to a nationwide lockdown for two weeks from Friday 23 October, the First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced. The measure is, in part, a wh [...]

Read full article: The Welsh “firebreak” is a lockdown made...→
Sweden’s Anders Tegnell: We did not pursue “herd immunity” against Covid-19

Sweden’s Anders Tegnell: We did not pursue “herd immunity” against Covid-19

In March of this year, as Covid-19 spread through Europe, states across the continent imposed dramatic lockdowns on their citizens. Only one country stood apar [...]

Read full article: Sweden’s Anders Tegnell: We did not purs...→
Alarming coronavirus survey shows 1 in 5 Brits don't know their lockdown tier

Alarming coronavirus survey shows 1 in 5 Brits don't know their lockdown tier

The poll of 2,000 adults found that 17% didn't even know about Boris Johnson's three-tier alert system - with 19% unaware if their area is currently at medium, [...]

Read full article: Alarming coronavirus survey shows 1 in 5...→

Johnson will not regain his squandered trust

Boris Johnson learnt from his father Stanley the motto: “Nothing matters very much and most things don’t matter at all.” But it’s not true. The opposite is the [...]

Read full article: Johnson will not regain his squandered t...→
Which areas are now in Tier 3 of the new lockdown system?

Which areas are now in Tier 3 of the new lockdown system?

REGIONS across England have been placed under new coronavirus local lockdown restrictions, known as Tiers. The new measures, first introduced by Boris Johnson [...]

Read full article: Which areas are now in Tier 3 of the new...→

Why 'blue on blue' Tory row is more about old against new than South versus North

Division between 'Red Wall' MPs and southern Conservatives reflects party management problem that has plagued Boris Johnson

Read full article: Why 'blue on blue' Tory row is more abou...→
'If nothing changes, we'll do it again' HospoDemo founder vows

'If nothing changes, we'll do it again' HospoDemo founder vows

The founder of this morning's HospoDemo has vowed it'll happen if the Government won't reverse the restrictions on the hospitality industry. Jason Atherton, To [...]

Read full article: 'If nothing changes, we'll do it again' ...→
Boris Johnson continues to reject England circuit breaker despite Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland having one

Boris Johnson continues to reject England circuit breaker despite Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland having one

BORIS Johnson today rejected a circuit breaker for England as it became the only part of the UK to stay fully open despite a rise in coronavirus cases. Today i [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson continues to reject Englan...→
Covid patients 'will fill our entire intensive care capacity by November 12'

Covid patients 'will fill our entire intensive care capacity by November 12'

Boris Johnson's spokesperson issued the warning as pressure continues to be piled on the region to enter a 'Tier 3 lockdown'

Read full article: Covid patients 'will fill our entire int...→
What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

As Wales prepares to go into a two-week shutdown, pressure is mounting on Boris Johnson to introduce a similar 'circuit-breaker' in England

Read full article: What science says about circuit-breaker ...→
Kate Garraway rips into Gordon Brown's criticism of Johnson 'He can't back down!'

Kate Garraway rips into Gordon Brown's criticism of Johnson 'He can't back down!'

KATE GARRAWAY clashed with Gordon Brown on Good Morning Britain as they discussed Boris Johnson's decision to give Manchester a deadline of noon to agree on a [...]

Read full article: Kate Garraway rips into Gordon Brown's c...→
Manchester faces tier 3 midday ultimatum as Wales to go into firebreaker lockdown - follow live

Manchester faces tier 3 midday ultimatum as Wales to go into firebreaker lockdown - follow live

Boris Johnson could impose harsh new coronavirus measures on 2.8 million people in Greater Manchester by midday on Tuesday if local leaders fail to reach an ag [...]

Read full article: Manchester faces tier 3 midday ultimatum...→
Tuesday morning news briefing: Manchester's shielding plea to Boris Johnson

Tuesday morning news briefing: Manchester's shielding plea to Boris Johnson

Your morning guide: Manchester MPs and city leaders seek shielding measures as Jenrick sets noon deadline for agreement on Tier 3 lockdown

Read full article: Tuesday morning news briefing: Mancheste...→
FTSE 100 falls as Covid-19 worries trump hopes for Brexit talks

FTSE 100 falls as Covid-19 worries trump hopes for Brexit talks

Shares were set to fall today as concerns about the impact of Covid-19 outweighed hopes of a breakthrough on Boris Johnson's Brexit trade talks with the EU. Re [...]

Read full article: FTSE 100 falls as Covid-19 worries trump...→
Has the stress of Covid given Boris dandruff?

Has the stress of Covid given Boris dandruff?

Boris Johnson was pictured in the House of Commons with what appeared to be white flakes of dandruff across the shoulders of his dark blue suit last week.

Read full article: Has the stress of Covid given Boris dand...→
Is Boris Johnson’s dream of a carbon-free future realistic?

Is Boris Johnson’s dream of a carbon-free future realistic?

The prime minister’s striking target for net zero carbon by the middle of the century marks a return to good old crude politics. But, asks John Rentoul, is it [...]

Read full article: Is Boris Johnson’s dream of a carbon-fre...→
Boris Johnson 'won't return to national lockdown' despite soaring Covid-19 rate

Boris Johnson 'won't return to national lockdown' despite soaring Covid-19 rate

The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to announce a short, sharp national lockdown as experts warn that Tier 3 measures are not enough to tackle soarin [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson 'won't return to national ...→
EU fury: Manfred Weber attacks Boris for 'political games' as Michel Barnier backs down

EU fury: Manfred Weber attacks Boris for 'political games' as Michel Barnier backs down

BORIS JOHNSON has been accused of playing "political games" in Brexit negotiations by an MEP as talks between the UK and EU continue to stall.

Read full article: EU fury: Manfred Weber attacks Boris for...→
PM set to put Greater Manchester into Tier 3 by end of the week 

PM set to put Greater Manchester into Tier 3 by end of the week 

Talks between the Government and local leaders in Greater Manchester ended in deadlock again today as sources say Boris Johnson feels he has 'no choice' but to [...]

Read full article: PM set to put Greater Manchester into Ti...→
As the UK heads for no-deal, the Brexiteers’ delusions have been exposed

As the UK heads for no-deal, the Brexiteers’ delusions have been exposed

Remember all the Brexiteers’ promises in 2016? “Do you seriously believe that [the EU] would put up tariffs against UK produce of any kind, when they know how [...]

Read full article: As the UK heads for no-deal, the Brexite...→
Boris Johnson slammed by former Archbishop of Canterbury over child refugee plea

Boris Johnson slammed by former Archbishop of Canterbury over child refugee plea

EXCLUSIVE: Rowan Williams said it was “deeply disappointing” the Prime Minister did not respond to a plea for child refugees - just as MPs prepare to vote down [...]

Read full article: Boris Johnson slammed by former Archbish...→
John Redwood attacks Archbishops' assault on Brexit bill - ‘Is that the best they can do?'

John Redwood attacks Archbishops' assault on Brexit bill - ‘Is that the best they can do?'

BREXITEER Sir John Redwood has issued a brutal response after the UK's five Anglican Archbishops attacked Boris Johnson's Internal Market Bill.

Read full article: John Redwood attacks Archbishops' assaul...→
Will England go back into lockdown?

Will England go back into lockdown?

BORIS JOHNSON has insisted he does not want another full national lockdown. But as cases rise and Wales goes into lockdown, will England follow suit?

Read full article: Will England go back into lockdown?...→
When will Boris address the nation again? Call for clarity as Wales issues lockdown update

When will Boris address the nation again? Call for clarity as Wales issues lockdown update

PRIME MINISTER Boris Johnson is facing calls to for clarity as Wales announce a firebreak lockdown, which has left the public wondering, when will Boris addres [...]

Read full article: When will Boris address the nation again...→
Gove claims EU has 'refused' to intensify talks on trade deal

Gove claims EU has 'refused' to intensify talks on trade deal

Michael Gove claimed the EU is refusing to intensify talks in order to reach a trade deal agreement — just minutes after Michel Barnier insisted the EU was wil [...]

Read full article: Gove claims EU has 'refused' to intensif...→
What lockdown tier is MY area? Covid map shows rules and restrictions for Tier 2 and 3

What lockdown tier is MY area? Covid map shows rules and restrictions for Tier 2 and 3

REGIONS across England have been placed under tougher coronavirus local lockdown restrictions. The new measures, first introduced by Boris Johnson on October 1 [...]

Read full article: What lockdown tier is MY area? Covid map...→
Judges are fighting back against Boris Johnson - and they're right | Simon Jenkins

Judges are fighting back against Boris Johnson - and they're right | Simon Jenkins

Lord Kerr has condemned the government’s ‘unbridled power’. Who can disagree with him, asks Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Read full article: Judges are fighting back against Boris J...→
Brexit on brink: 'Indecisive' Boris savaged by Ann Widdecombe 'we'd have a deal by now!'

Brexit on brink: 'Indecisive' Boris savaged by Ann Widdecombe 'we'd have a deal by now!'

BORIS JOHNSON must "get a grip" of the Brexit situation and walk away from trade talks or risk the UK being saddled with a "lousy" trade deal, former Brexit Pa [...]

Read full article: Brexit on brink: 'Indecisive' Boris sava...→
The Brexiter's guide to pretending whatever deal Johnson gets is the exact deal you wanted

The Brexiter's guide to pretending whatever deal Johnson gets is the exact deal you wanted

BORIS Johnson’s eventual deal with the EU is likely to be a huge disappointment to Leave voters who never knew what they wanted anyway. Tell yourself these lie [...]

Read full article: The Brexiter's guide to pretending whate...→
What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

What science says about circuit-breaker lockdowns and whether they work

As Wales prepares to go into a two-week shutdown, pressure is mounting on Boris Johnson to introduce a similar 'circuit-breaker' in England

Read full article: What science says about circuit-breaker ...→
PM could sever ties with ‘interfering’ bishops, says Steve Baker

PM could sever ties with ‘interfering’ bishops, says Steve Baker

Boris Johnson should move to disestablish the Church of England if controversy over its clergy’s political interventions continues, a leading Conservative MP h [...]

Read full article: PM could sever ties with ‘interfering’ b...→
'We wouldn't break the law!' Burnham admits Manchester will back down if Boris orders shut

'We wouldn't break the law!' Burnham admits Manchester will back down if Boris orders shut

GREATER MANCHESTER Mayor Andy Burnham has assured that the North will not revolt against any Tier 3 measures the Government deem to place them under after fear [...]

Read full article: 'We wouldn't break the law!' Burnham adm...→
Kate Garraway rips into Gordon Brown's criticism of Johnson 'He can't back down!'

Kate Garraway rips into Gordon Brown's criticism of Johnson 'He can't back down!'

KATE GARRAWAY clashed with Gordon Brown on Good Morning Britain as they discussed Boris Johnson's decision to give Manchester a deadline of noon to agree on a [...]

Read full article: Kate Garraway rips into Gordon Brown's c...→
Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP unfazed as Boris Johnson 'walks away' from Brexit talks

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP unfazed as Boris Johnson 'walks away' from Brexit talks

THE POUND to euro exchange rate remains steady, despite the ongoing confusion over the Brexit deal. Is now the best time to purchase travel money?

Read full article: Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP unfazed...→
Manchester faces tier 3 midday ultimatum as Wales to go into firebreaker lockdown - follow live

Manchester faces tier 3 midday ultimatum as Wales to go into firebreaker lockdown - follow live

Boris Johnson could impose harsh new coronavirus measures on 2.8 million people in Greater Manchester by midday on Tuesday if local leaders fail to reach an ag [...]

Read full article: Manchester faces tier 3 midday ultimatum...→
Boris Johnson warns business to plan for end of Brexit transition amid EU talks stalemate

Boris Johnson warns business to plan for end of Brexit transition amid EU talks stalemate

Boris Johnson is set to tell businesses to step up preparations for the end of the Brexit transition after Downing Street refused to resume talks…

Read full article: Boris Johnson warns business to plan for...→
Tuesday morning news briefing: Manchester's shielding plea to Boris Johnson

Tuesday morning news briefing: Manchester's shielding plea to Boris Johnson

Your morning guide: Manchester MPs and city leaders seek shielding measures as Jenrick sets noon deadline for agreement on Tier 3 lockdown

Read full article: Tuesday morning news briefing: Mancheste...→
FTSE 100 falls as Covid-19 worries trump hopes for Brexit talks

FTSE 100 falls as Covid-19 worries trump hopes for Brexit talks

Shares were set to fall today as concerns about the impact of Covid-19 outweighed hopes of a breakthrough on Boris Johnson's Brexit trade talks with the EU. Re [...]

Read full article: FTSE 100 falls as Covid-19 worries trump...→
PM warns businesses to prepare for major change as Brexit talks stall

PM warns businesses to prepare for major change as Brexit talks stall

Boris Johnson is to tell business leaders to step up preparations for the end of the Brexit transition period after Downing Street refused to resume talks with [...]

Read full article: PM warns businesses to prepare for major...→
Has the stress of Covid given Boris dandruff?

Has the stress of Covid given Boris dandruff?

Boris Johnson was pictured in the House of Commons with what appeared to be white flakes of dandruff across the shoulders of his dark blue suit last week.

Read full article: Has the stress of Covid given Boris dand...→
Is Boris Johnson’s dream of a carbon-free future realistic?

Is Boris Johnson’s dream of a carbon-free future realistic?

The prime minister’s striking target for net zero carbon by the middle of the century marks a return to good old crude politics. But, asks John Rentoul, is it [...]

Read full article: Is Boris Johnson’s dream of a carbon-fre...→
Matt Hancock slammed for 'putting his chauffeur at risk' by not wearing a mask

Matt Hancock slammed for 'putting his chauffeur at risk' by not wearing a mask

MATT Hancock has come under fire after being snapped wearing no mask in his chauffeur driven Range Rover – potentially putting his driver at risk. Boris Johnso [...]

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Boris Johnson 'won't return to national lockdown' despite soaring Covid-19 rate

Boris Johnson 'won't return to national lockdown' despite soaring Covid-19 rate

The Prime Minister is under mounting pressure to announce a short, sharp national lockdown as experts warn that Tier 3 measures are not enough to tackle soarin [...]

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Manchester must strike Tier 3 deal by midday tomorrow or be forced into lockdown

Manchester must strike Tier 3 deal by midday tomorrow or be forced into lockdown

BORIS Johnson has given leaders in the North until midday tomorrow or he will FORCE Greater Manchester into a Tier 3 lockdown. Communities Secretary Robert Jen [...]

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EU fury: Manfred Weber attacks Boris for 'political games' as Michel Barnier backs down

EU fury: Manfred Weber attacks Boris for 'political games' as Michel Barnier backs down

BORIS JOHNSON has been accused of playing "political games" in Brexit negotiations by an MEP as talks between the UK and EU continue to stall.

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Boris Johnson’s government gives Greater Manchester noon deadline to agree on coronavirus restrictions

Boris Johnson’s government gives Greater Manchester noon deadline to agree on coronavirus restrictions

Boris Johnson’s government has given Greater Manchester a deadline of noon on Tuesday to reach agreement on tighter coronavirus restrictions for the city.

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PM set to put Greater Manchester into Tier 3 by end of the week 

PM set to put Greater Manchester into Tier 3 by end of the week 

Talks between the Government and local leaders in Greater Manchester ended in deadlock again today as sources say Boris Johnson feels he has 'no choice' but to [...]

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As the UK heads for no-deal, the Brexiteers’ delusions have been exposed

As the UK heads for no-deal, the Brexiteers’ delusions have been exposed

Remember all the Brexiteers’ promises in 2016? “Do you seriously believe that [the EU] would put up tariffs against UK produce of any kind, when they know how [...]

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The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Covid gamble: not a winning wager | Editorial

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Covid gamble: not a winning wager | Editorial

Editorial: The prime minister needs to rebuild a political consensus for his pandemic plans, not least because a Tory revolt would see him need Labour support [...]

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Boris Johnson slammed by former Archbishop of Canterbury over child refugee plea

Boris Johnson slammed by former Archbishop of Canterbury over child refugee plea

EXCLUSIVE: Rowan Williams said it was “deeply disappointing” the Prime Minister did not respond to a plea for child refugees - just as MPs prepare to vote down [...]

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Capitalism, Covid-19 and Labour's internal battles

Capitalism, Covid-19 and Labour's internal battles

REVELATIONS that Boris Johnson skipped five Cobra meetings looking at the growing coronavirus threat between January and March confirm the established view of [...]

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The Welsh “firebreak” is a lockdown made in Westminster

The Welsh “firebreak” is a lockdown made in Westminster

Wales will return to a nationwide lockdown for two weeks from Friday 23 October, the First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced. The measure is, in part, a wh [...]

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Sweden’s Anders Tegnell: We did not pursue “herd immunity” against Covid-19

Sweden’s Anders Tegnell: We did not pursue “herd immunity” against Covid-19

In March of this year, as Covid-19 spread through Europe, states across the continent imposed dramatic lockdowns on their citizens. Only one country stood apar [...]

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John Redwood attacks Archbishops' assault on Brexit bill - ‘Is that the best they can do?'

John Redwood attacks Archbishops' assault on Brexit bill - ‘Is that the best they can do?'

BREXITEER Sir John Redwood has issued a brutal response after the UK's five Anglican Archbishops attacked Boris Johnson's Internal Market Bill.

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Alarming coronavirus survey shows 1 in 5 Brits don't know their lockdown tier

Alarming coronavirus survey shows 1 in 5 Brits don't know their lockdown tier

The poll of 2,000 adults found that 17% didn't even know about Boris Johnson's three-tier alert system - with 19% unaware if their area is currently at medium, [...]

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Johnson will not regain his squandered trust

Boris Johnson learnt from his father Stanley the motto: “Nothing matters very much and most things don’t matter at all.” But it’s not true. The opposite is the [...]

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Will England go back into lockdown?

Will England go back into lockdown?

BORIS JOHNSON has insisted he does not want another full national lockdown. But as cases rise and Wales goes into lockdown, will England follow suit?

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Which areas are now in Tier 3 of the new lockdown system?

Which areas are now in Tier 3 of the new lockdown system?

REGIONS across England have been placed under new coronavirus local lockdown restrictions, known as Tiers. The new measures, first introduced by Boris Johnson [...]

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When will Boris address the nation again? Call for clarity as Wales issues lockdown update

When will Boris address the nation again? Call for clarity as Wales issues lockdown update

PRIME MINISTER Boris Johnson is facing calls to for clarity as Wales announce a firebreak lockdown, which has left the public wondering, when will Boris addres [...]

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Why 'blue on blue' Tory row is more about old against new than South versus North

Division between 'Red Wall' MPs and southern Conservatives reflects party management problem that has plagued Boris Johnson

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Gove claims EU has 'refused' to intensify talks on trade deal

Gove claims EU has 'refused' to intensify talks on trade deal

Michael Gove claimed the EU is refusing to intensify talks in order to reach a trade deal agreement — just minutes after Michel Barnier insisted the EU was wil [...]

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'If nothing changes, we'll do it again' HospoDemo founder vows

'If nothing changes, we'll do it again' HospoDemo founder vows

The founder of this morning's HospoDemo has vowed it'll happen if the Government won't reverse the restrictions on the hospitality industry. Jason Atherton, To [...]

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What lockdown tier is MY area? Covid map shows rules and restrictions for Tier 2 and 3

What lockdown tier is MY area? Covid map shows rules and restrictions for Tier 2 and 3

REGIONS across England have been placed under tougher coronavirus local lockdown restrictions. The new measures, first introduced by Boris Johnson on October 1 [...]

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Judges are fighting back against Boris Johnson - and they're right | Simon Jenkins

Judges are fighting back against Boris Johnson - and they're right | Simon Jenkins

Lord Kerr has condemned the government’s ‘unbridled power’. Who can disagree with him, asks Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

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Boris Johnson continues to reject England circuit breaker despite Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland having one

Boris Johnson continues to reject England circuit breaker despite Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland having one

BORIS Johnson today rejected a circuit breaker for England as it became the only part of the UK to stay fully open despite a rise in coronavirus cases. Today i [...]

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Brexit on brink: 'Indecisive' Boris savaged by Ann Widdecombe 'we'd have a deal by now!'

Brexit on brink: 'Indecisive' Boris savaged by Ann Widdecombe 'we'd have a deal by now!'

BORIS JOHNSON must "get a grip" of the Brexit situation and walk away from trade talks or risk the UK being saddled with a "lousy" trade deal, former Brexit Pa [...]

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Covid patients 'will fill our entire intensive care capacity by November 12'

Covid patients 'will fill our entire intensive care capacity by November 12'

Boris Johnson's spokesperson issued the warning as pressure continues to be piled on the region to enter a 'Tier 3 lockdown'

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