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easyJet to cut 30% of staff as airline reduces fleet despite £600m loan

easyJet to cut 30% of staff as airline reduces fleet despite £600m loan

easyJet flights have been grounded since March and the airline has had to borrow £600m from the Government Read full article: easyJet to cut 30% of staff as airline r...→

Boris loses control: PM faces SECOND rebellion as MPs lash out over quarantine plans

Boris loses control: PM faces SECOND rebellion as MPs lash out over quarantine plans

BORIS JOHNSON faces a Tory revolt by MPs urging the Prime Minister to scrap plans to impose a mandatory 14-day quarantine on people arriving in the UK due to t [...] Read full article: Boris loses control: PM faces SECOND reb...→

Huge rise in number of pupils found with drugs on school premises

Huge rise in number of pupils found with drugs on school premises

Most incidents involved possession of drugs but there were other cases of drugs trafficking, a key indicator of “county lines” activity Read full article: Huge rise in number of pupils found with...→

Urgent search for missing boy, 17, who disappeared while snorkelling off island

Urgent search for missing boy, 17, who disappeared while snorkelling off island

Oscar Montgomery, 17, was diving off the coast of Church Ope Cove on the Isle of Portland in Dorset - about five miles from Weymouth - when he vanished at abou [...] Read full article: Urgent search for missing boy, 17, who d...→

Keir Starmer says Dominic Cummings row has 'undermined' public health as over 60 Tory MPs publicly criticise PM's top aide - follow live

Keir Starmer says Dominic Cummings row has 'undermined' public health as over 60 Tory MPs publicly criticise PM's top aide - follow live

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has warned the row over Dominic Cummings’ alleged breaches of lockdown has “undermined” the government’s public health advice as [...] Read full article: Keir Starmer says Dominic Cummings row h...→

UK shuts embassy in North Korea and evacuates diplomats in coronavirus crackdown

UK shuts embassy in North Korea and evacuates diplomats in coronavirus crackdown

North Korea has insisted it has had zero cases of coronavirus during the global pandemic and has implemented a number of strict measures that have made it "imp [...] Read full article: UK shuts embassy in North Korea and evac...→

Highs of 28C set to be ushered out by rain storms as temperatures plummet

Highs of 28C set to be ushered out by rain storms as temperatures plummet

Temperatures are set to peak at 28C on Sunday but from today there are clear indications of cooler air slowly moving in, with June likely to see temperatures d [...] Read full article: Highs of 28C set to be ushered out by ra...→

Lesser known road laws you didn't know you're breaking

Lesser known road laws you didn't know you're breaking

You're not allowed to use your phone to pay at a drive-through nor are you able to cradle a baby in a moving car Read full article: Lesser known road laws you didn't know y...→

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

The Prime Minister has asked for a review of social distancing rules to get the hospitality and transport sectors up and running Read full article: Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get ...→

London fire: Huge blaze engulfs block of flats in Bethnal Green - 80 firefighters on scene

London fire: Huge blaze engulfs block of flats in Bethnal Green - 80 firefighters on scene

AT LEAST 80 firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a block of flats in Bethnal Green, in London, that caught fire in the early hours of this morning Read full article: London fire: Huge blaze engulfs block of...→

Potential long-term effects on women's health care amid Covid fight

Potential long-term effects on women's health care amid Covid fight

'It has flagged up longer-term concerns for women's health as the report authors called for 'a need to restore elective gynaecology care rapidly' Read full article: Potential long-term effects on women's h...→

How will England's lockdown end? Coronavirus track and trace app goes live

How will England's lockdown end? Coronavirus track and trace app goes live

Those in England with coronavirus will have their contacts traced from today in a bid to control the spread of Covid-19 and help ease lockdown rules. Read full article: How will England's lockdown end? Coronav...→

Coronavirus - all you need to know as UK lockdown rules to be reviewed today

Coronavirus - all you need to know as UK lockdown rules to be reviewed today

Boris Johnson's plan to further ease lockdown will be confirmed later today in a three-week review of the measures put in place to stop the spread of coronavir [...] Read full article: Coronavirus - all you need to know as UK...→

Flames leap from roof as 80 firefighters tackle blaze at block of London flats

Flames leap from roof as 80 firefighters tackle blaze at block of London flats

Dramatic images show flames leaping from the roof of a block of flats in east London as 80 firefighters tackle the blaze.... The fire broke out in the resident [...] Read full article: Flames leap from roof as 80 firefighters...→

UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy to last until June as temperatures set to rocket

UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy to last until June as temperatures set to rocket

THE UK is on track for the driest May since 1986 and Britons will be pleased to know that the balmy temperatures are predicted to continue into June. Read full article: UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy...→

Piers Morgan fumes over 'disgraceful' replacement of Emily Malitis after Cummings’ remarks

Piers Morgan fumes over 'disgraceful' replacement of Emily Malitis after Cummings’ remarks

PIERS MORGAN has vented on Twitter his frustration at the treatment of Emily Maitlis from BBC bosses after they replaced the Newsnight host for an alleged "bre [...] Read full article: Piers Morgan fumes over 'disgraceful' re...→

Test and trace to be rolled out despite warning 'key bits' not ready

Test and trace to be rolled out despite warning 'key bits' not ready

The Government’s test and trace strategy is set to begin today despite a warning that “very key bits” of it are not yet in place. NHS Test and Trace will offic [...] Read full article: Test and trace to be rolled out despite ...→

McDonald’s 'mega fans' drive 250 miles for fast-food at nearest drive-thru

McDonald’s 'mega fans' drive 250 miles for fast-food at nearest drive-thru

Pals Ryan Hall and Paisley Hamilton, both 23 and from Hull, took the seven-hour road trip after finding their nearest re-opened McDonald's drive-thru was in Pe [...] Read full article: McDonald’s 'mega fans' drive 250 miles f...→

Passengers with cancelled flights 'still waiting for pay-out'

Passengers with cancelled flights 'still waiting for pay-out'

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has previously insisted that all refunds will be paid but it will take several months to clear the huge backlog Read full article: Passengers with cancelled flights 'still...→

Hundreds ignored lockdown rules in Manchester to party in garden until early hours

Hundreds ignored lockdown rules in Manchester to party in garden until early hours

FURIOUS residents have hit out at rowdy neighbours who ignored lockdown rules and partied in a garden until the early hours of the morning. Read full article: Hundreds ignored lockdown rules in Manch...→

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM 'hopes' two-metre rule can be reduced

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM 'hopes' two-metre rule can be reduced

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked scientists to review the two-metre social distancing rule to see if it can be reduced in an effort to help public tr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM...→

Vicar quits after “sex acts and inappropriate texts” with parishioner’s wife

Vicar quits after “sex acts and inappropriate texts” with parishioner’s wife

Rev John Girtchen, 66, is now moving out of his vicarage in Lincolnshire after church bosses said his conduct during the affair was “contrary to Church teachin [...] Read full article: Vicar quits after “sex acts and inapprop...→

Voice of the Mirror: Boris's stance on lockdown flouting aide is deplorable

Voice of the Mirror: Boris's stance on lockdown flouting aide is deplorable

The Prime Minister has decided to stand by his man regardless of public anger and calls from his own MPs for the rule breaker to go Read full article: Voice of the Mirror: Boris's stance on l...→

BBC bias exposed as broadcaster 'admits its a left-wing operation' says radio host

BBC bias exposed as broadcaster 'admits its a left-wing operation' says radio host

BBC Newsnight has been labelled a "left-wing operation" after its host Emily Maitlis attacked Dominic Cummings on air which has sparked a debate on whether the [...] Read full article: BBC bias exposed as broadcaster 'admits ...→

NASA and SpaceX cancel launch due to bad weather conditions

NASA and SpaceX cancel launch due to bad weather conditions

Billionaire Elon Musk's private rocket company was set to launch two astronauts into space tonight Read full article: NASA and SpaceX cancel launch due to bad...→

Brexit transition WILL end this year: Frost lays down law over Barnier’s extension plot

Brexit transition WILL end this year: Frost lays down law over Barnier’s extension plot

BREXIT transition rules will end in December despite a fresh offer from Brussels of an extension, the government insisted. Read full article: Brexit transition WILL end this year: Fr...→

First picture of woman found 'murdered' in country park as family pays tribute

First picture of woman found 'murdered' in country park as family pays tribute

The victim, whose body was found in Reddish Vale Country Park in Stockport, has been named locally as Yvonne Lawson McCann. A 48-year-old man has been arrested [...] Read full article: First picture of woman found 'murdered' ...→

Sajid Javid: Dominic Cummings' actions were not necessary or justified

Sajid Javid: Dominic Cummings' actions were not necessary or justified

Sajid Javid has joined the growing ranks of Tory MPs to condemn the actions of Dominic Cummings. The former Chancellor said he does not believe Mr Cummings’ tr [...] Read full article: Sajid Javid: Dominic Cummings' actions w...→

Exact time you can see the SpaceX Nasa CrewDragon rocket over the UK tonight

Exact time you can see the SpaceX Nasa CrewDragon rocket over the UK tonight

The Demo-2 manned mission is a joint project by SpaceX and NASA and will be the first time astronauts have set off from US soil since 2011 Read full article: Exact time you can see the SpaceX Nasa C...→

Boris Johnson dismisses requests to hold inquiry into Dominic Cummings' coronavirus lockdown trip | Press and Journal

Boris Johnson dismisses requests to hold inquiry into Dominic Cummings' coronavirus lockdown trip | Press and Journal

Boris Johnson has ruled out an inquiry into the lockdown conduct of his top adviser, Dominic Cummings, insisting it is time to "move on" from the row. Read full article: Boris Johnson dismisses requests to hold...→

First picture of man killed in crash which saw two women arrested for 'kidnap'

First picture of man killed in crash which saw two women arrested for 'kidnap'

Alexander Edney, 44, was a passenger in a Vauxhall Astra when it collided with a Mercedes Sprinter in Peterborough. He died at the scene, before two women were [...] Read full article: First picture of man killed in crash whi...→

Prince Andrew accused of romping with Virginia Roberts in Jeffrey Epstein's pool

Prince Andrew accused of romping with Virginia Roberts in Jeffrey Epstein's pool

A former employee of the disgraced paedophile claims the Duke of York was 'engaged in foreplay' with the young woman at Epstein's private island in the Caribbe [...] Read full article: Prince Andrew accused of romping with Vi...→

No rain until June in 28C Britain with driest conditions since 1896

No rain until June in 28C Britain with driest conditions since 1896

The UK is set to smash low rainfall records for May as the Met Office reports there will be sizzling 28C by Friday and the driest conditions since 1896 Read full article: No rain until June in 28C Britain with d...→

'Arrest the f***ers!' Alastair Campbell LOSES IT in astonishing Dominic Cummings outburst

'Arrest the f***ers!' Alastair Campbell LOSES IT in astonishing Dominic Cummings outburst

ALASTAIR CAMPBELL called for the arrest of Dominic Cummings during the daily Downing Street briefing after Baroness Dido Harding outlined the steps the public [...] Read full article: 'Arrest the f***ers!' Alastair Campbell ...→

Disney World announce reopening plans four months after closing

Disney World announce reopening plans four months after closing

The theme park was shut in March due to fears that the coronavirus pandemic would spread between staff and customers Read full article: Disney World announce reopening plans fo...→

NHS test and trace steps: How does the test, track and trace system work?

NHS test and trace steps: How does the test, track and trace system work?

MATT HANCOCK has announced the beginning of the test, track and trace system this evening. What is it? How does it work? Read full article: NHS test and trace steps: How does the t...→

Essex lorry deaths lead to 26 arrests in Europe over human trafficking

Essex lorry deaths lead to 26 arrests in Europe over human trafficking

Police have arrested 26 suspects as part of a probe into human trafficking across Europe prompted by the discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry container in Essex. [...] Read full article: Essex lorry deaths lead to 26 arrests in...→

Local lockdowns to tackle 'flare-ups' will be a 'recipe for chaos', warns mayor

Local lockdowns to tackle 'flare-ups' will be a 'recipe for chaos', warns mayor

Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, today blasted plans announced by Health Secretary Matt Hancock to introduce local lockdowns if coronavirus infec [...] Read full article: Local lockdowns to tackle 'flare-ups' wi...→

Fury as Sunak jokes Nando’s reopening is ‘news we’ve been waiting for'

Fury as Sunak jokes Nando’s reopening is ‘news we’ve been waiting for'

Rishi Sunak has been criticised for “reading the room desperately wrong” after tweeting a light-hearted message about Nando’s. At around lunchtime on Wednesday [...] Read full article: Fury as Sunak jokes Nando’s reopening is...→

Test, track and trace app: How you could be FINED for not following orders

Test, track and trace app: How you could be FINED for not following orders

PRIME MINISTER Boris Johnson has announced people not following orders from a test, track and trace programme could be fined. Read full article: Test, track and trace app: How you could...→

Pub jobs at risk unless social distancing is cut to one metre, trade groups warn

Pub jobs at risk unless social distancing is cut to one metre, trade groups warn

Expecting pubs to contribute to furlough costs whilst they are still closed is ‘madness’, Chancellor told. Read full article: Pub jobs at risk unless social distancin...→

Pressure from Tory MPs on Boris Johnson to sack Dominic Cummings grows

Pressure from Tory MPs on Boris Johnson to sack Dominic Cummings grows

MORE pressure was piled on PM Boris Johnson by Tory MPs today to sack senior adviser Dominic Cummings over his road trip during the coronavirus lockdown.... On [...] Read full article: Pressure from Tory MPs on Boris Johnson ...→

This is who the NHS needs to donate blood plasma to treat coronavirus patients

This is who the NHS needs to donate blood plasma to treat coronavirus patients

The NHS have revealed which people they need to donate blood plasma to help cure patients with coronavirus. Read full article: This is who the NHS needs to donate bloo...→

These are all the Halfords stores set to reopen in the next few weeks

These are all the Halfords stores set to reopen in the next few weeks

Halfords is to reopen dozens of stores following a surge in bike sales since the Government encouraged commuters to avoid public transport. Read full article: These are all the Halfords stores set to...→

Dramatic moment Britain's most wanted is arrested in Barca over double murder plot

Dramatic moment Britain's most wanted is arrested in Barca over double murder plot

THIS is the moment a fugitive Brit wanted for his alleged role in a murder plot is nabbed by police in Spain. The man is understood to be Jamie Rothwell, who w [...] Read full article: Dramatic moment Britain's most wanted is...→

UK dismisses EU offer of two-year extension to Brexit transition

UK dismisses EU offer of two-year extension to Brexit transition

Michel Barnier has repeated that the bloc is 'open' to prolonging the standstill period, as governments focus on the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: UK dismisses EU offer of two-year extens...→

Death toll jumps by 412 as official figure doubles hospital fatalities

Death toll jumps by 412 as official figure doubles hospital fatalities

The number of people who have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus has jumped by 412, nearly double the number of hospital fatalities announce [...] Read full article: Death toll jumps by 412 as official figu...→

UK coronavirus death toll jumps by 412 - almost double hospital fatalities

UK coronavirus death toll jumps by 412 - almost double hospital fatalities

The tragic figure released by the Department of Health is nearly double the 209 fatalities earlier reported in UK hospitals by health authorities in England, S [...] Read full article: UK coronavirus death toll jumps by 412 -...→

Coronavirus POLL: Is it time to stop weekly 'Clap for Carers' tribute? VOTE

Coronavirus POLL: Is it time to stop weekly 'Clap for Carers' tribute? VOTE

THE CLAP FOR CARERS tribute has become a way for the public to express their support for NHS workers who have been saving lives throughout the panic. After ten [...] Read full article: Coronavirus POLL: Is it time to stop wee...→

Clap for Carers: Is today last Clap for Carers?

Clap for Carers: Is today last Clap for Carers?

CLAP FOR CARERS became an overnight sensation in the UK when the lockdown debuted in late March, with thousands of people eager to heap acoustic praise on the [...] Read full article: Clap for Carers: Is today last Clap for ...→

UK suffers highest excess death rate from coronavirus, new graphs suggest

UK suffers highest excess death rate from coronavirus, new graphs suggest

THE UK has suffered the highest rate of excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic among countries with comparable data. The findings show that Britain has [...] Read full article: UK suffers highest excess death rate fro...→

Britain shuts embassy in North Korea after extreme lockdown

Britain shuts embassy in North Korea after extreme lockdown

Staff reported to have flown home after embassy shut amid continuing Covid-19 restrictions Read full article: Britain shuts embassy in North Korea aft...→

Contact tracing could be undermined by Cummings support – Jonathan Ashworth

Contact tracing could be undermined by Cummings support – Jonathan Ashworth

The shadow health secretary has said the public may not co-operate with contact tracing following the Dominic Cummings ‘furore’. Read full article: Contact tracing could be undermined by C...→

UK coronavirus live: test and trace gets under way in England and Scotland

UK coronavirus live: test and trace gets under way in England and Scotland

Council leaders warn they lack powers to make local lockdowns work, as Tory MPs resist PM’s call to move on from the Dominic Cummings furore Read full article: UK coronavirus live: test and trace gets...→

Matt Hancock repeatedly refuses to say whether Dominic Cummings 'did the right thing'

Matt Hancock repeatedly refuses to say whether Dominic Cummings 'did the right thing'

Matt Hancock has repeatedly refused to answer whether Dominic Cummings “did the right thing” when travelling to Durham despite strict coronavirus restrictions. [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock repeatedly refuses to say w...→

Four out of five Ryanair passengers still waiting for refunds – survey

Four out of five Ryanair passengers still waiting for refunds – survey

Most flights have been cancelled during the coronavirus pandemic but many passengers have struggled to get their money back. Read full article: Four out of five Ryanair passengers stil...→

Eva Simpson: Another senseless death takes its toll on black America

Eva Simpson: Another senseless death takes its toll on black America

The reality of police brutality in America – it happens time and time again and nothing is ever done about it Read full article: Eva Simpson: Another senseless death tak...→

British holiday spots that are like somewhere overseas

British holiday spots that are like somewhere overseas

With so much uncertainty about travelling abroad this summer, the prospect of a UK break is becoming increasingly popular. But staying in Britain shouldn’t be [...] Read full article: British holiday spots that are like some...→

Test and trace rollout begins TODAY: Boris hails ‘world-beating’ operation

Test and trace rollout begins TODAY: Boris hails ‘world-beating’ operation

Boris Johnson last night announced that a "truly world-beating" operation to vanquish coronavirus will begin rolling out across the country from today. The NHS [...] Read full article: Test and trace rollout begins TODAY: Bor...→

BBC's Katya Adler exposes likely date UK-EU Brexit trade deal will be struck

BBC's Katya Adler exposes likely date UK-EU Brexit trade deal will be struck

BBC News' Katya Adler suggested the UK and the European Union could be in for another "hot autumn" in a bid to secure a Brexit trade deal. Read full article: BBC's Katya Adler exposes likely date UK...→

One in five young women have lost work 'due to coronavirus', with some facing destitution

One in five young women have lost work 'due to coronavirus', with some facing destitution

‘It is not safe to work during my contracted hours because my toddler is active and therefore, I have to work throughout the night – which leaves me exhausted [...] Read full article: One in five young women have lost work '...→

Thousands enjoying cleaner air during coronavirus restrictions

Thousands enjoying cleaner air during coronavirus restrictions

UK poll reveals many people think pandemic has given population chance to make important changes to the way we live Read full article: Thousands enjoying cleaner air during co...→

Lockdown to be reviewed as virus test and trace system launched - LIVE

Lockdown to be reviewed as virus test and trace system launched - LIVE

The Government is set to lay out the next steps  for easing the coronavirus lockdown in England, as ministers roll out the new test and trace system - seen as [...] Read full article: Lockdown to be reviewed as virus test an...→

MoneySavingExpert slams Ryanair claims chargeback is 'fraudulent'

MoneySavingExpert slams Ryanair claims chargeback is 'fraudulent'

The airline has now said its customer service operatives got it wrong and this is not its policy Read full article: MoneySavingExpert slams Ryanair claims c...→

Firefighters battle blaze at block of flats in east London

Firefighters battle blaze at block of flats in east London

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a block of flats in east London. Crews were called around 3.30am after the blaze broke out in the roof of a block of flats [...] Read full article: Firefighters battle blaze at block of fl...→

A new age of austerity? The search for a solution to the crippling burden of Covid-19 | Press and Journal

A new age of austerity? The search for a solution to the crippling burden of Covid-19 | Press and Journal

The "invisible mugger" that sprang from a Wuhan wet market, coronavirus has robbed the world not just of its health, but has and will cause economic pain for y [...] Read full article: A new age of austerity? The search for a...→

Why the MOT extension could see one million unsafe cars back on the roads

Why the MOT extension could see one million unsafe cars back on the roads

Over a million unroadworthy cars may return to the roads in coming weeks due to the Government’s decision to offer an MOT exemption to drivers. Read full article: Why the MOT extension could see one mill...→

Restaurant bosses consider using glass 'lampshade' bubbles to keep diners safe

Restaurant bosses consider using glass 'lampshade' bubbles to keep diners safe

Designer Christophe Gernigon said he has received interest from numerous countries for his Plex'Eat device, with Boris Johnson admitting restaurants could re-o [...] Read full article: Restaurant bosses consider using glass '...→

Britain closes embassy in North Korea, evacuates diplomats

Britain closes embassy in North Korea, evacuates diplomats

Britain has shuttered its embassy in North Korea and all its diplomats have left, the ambassador said as Pyongyang maintains strict entry controls to try to pr [...] Read full article: Britain closes embassy in North Korea, e...→

China threat: Boris urged to block Chinese involvement in Sizewell C nuclear plant

China threat: Boris urged to block Chinese involvement in Sizewell C nuclear plant

BORIS JOHNSON was warned by MPs that Chinese involvement in the Sizewell C nuclear power station will be the "next Huawei", as they called on the government to [...] Read full article: China threat: Boris urged to block Chine...→

Girl, 10, 'visited by ghostly white orb' while shooting TikTok dance video

Girl, 10, 'visited by ghostly white orb' while shooting TikTok dance video

Nicola Paterson, 37, from Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, claims her daughter Kayla, 10, has been visited by the ghostly phenomenon three times in her life - al [...] Read full article: Girl, 10, 'visited by ghostly white orb'...→

Boris Johnson admits UK did not learn lessons of Sars or Mers

Boris Johnson admits UK did not learn lessons of Sars or Mers

PM and health secretary cite lack of test capacity as reason for abandoning contact-tracing in March – despite allegedly developing test by 10 January Read full article: Boris Johnson admits UK did not learn le...→

'Ministry of Silly Walks' takes over village

'Ministry of Silly Walks' takes over village

Residents of Sonning have been re-enacting a classic comedy sketch in their village's quiet streets. Read full article: 'Ministry of Silly Walks' takes over vil...→

UK loses foreign investment crown to France after two decades at top

UK loses foreign investment crown to France after two decades at top

The UK has lost its crown as Europe’s top destination for foreign investment for the first time in more than two decades after being overtaken by France.Howeve [...] Read full article: UK loses foreign investment crown to Fra...→

From lazy to pushy and yin yang style — who are Britain's BEST parents?

From lazy to pushy and yin yang style — who are Britain's BEST parents?

WHEN it comes to parenting, everyone has an opinion. From coddling toddlers to being too lenient with teens, mums and dads across the globe have very different [...] Read full article: From lazy to pushy and yin yang style — ...→

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM suggests pubs may reopen earlier

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM suggests pubs may reopen earlier

The Health Secretary outlined the Government's Test and Trace scheme on a day in which Boris Johnson rejected calls for a public inquiry into the Dominic Cummi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM...→

London’s five star hotels demand end to ‘unworkable’ quarantine rules

London’s five star hotels demand end to ‘unworkable’ quarantine rules

The bosses of London’s most famous five star hotels including The Ritz, The Savoy, Claridge’s and The Dorchester, have written to Priti Patel demanding that sh [...] Read full article: London’s five star hotels demand end to ...→

Thousands sign up to meet stranger on video for Mirror campaign Britain Connects

Thousands sign up to meet stranger on video for Mirror campaign Britain Connects

People from all walks of life and generations have been virtually meeting over the past few days and they have reported that they found it overwhelmingly posit [...] Read full article: Thousands sign up to meet stranger on vi...→

Andrew 'told teen my daughters aren’t far from your age before they had sex'

Andrew 'told teen "my daughters aren’t far from your age" before they had sex'

Virginia Giuffre, also known as Virginia Roberts, has made the damning allegations in a new Netflix documentary series called Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich. Pri [...] Read full article: Andrew 'told teen "my daughters aren’t f...→

Winning numbers for £5.3m National Lottery draw on Wednesday May 27

Winning numbers for £5.3m National Lottery draw on Wednesday May 27

The numbers are in for tonight's £5.3m jackpot, and come just 24 hours after one lucky Brit won £16.5m in Tuesday's EuroMillions draw, scooping half of of the [...] Read full article: Winning numbers for £5.3m National Lotte...→

UK's chief Brexit negotiator admits fishing deal is unlikely by July deadline

UK's chief Brexit negotiator admits fishing deal is unlikely by July deadline

Failure to reach a deal could harden EU attitudes at a time when the bloc’s leaders are consumed by the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: UK's chief Brexit negotiator admits fish...→

Public 'not interested in political ding dong' - PM claims

Public 'not interested in political ding dong' - PM claims

Boris Johnson was accused of putting 'political concerns' ahead of the national interest by protecting his chief aide Read full article: Public 'not interested in political ding...→

From tomorrow morning, if you get a call from the NHS - you MUST isolate, even if you don't have Covid-19 symptoms

From tomorrow morning, if you get a call from the NHS - you MUST isolate, even if you don't have Covid-19 symptoms

Under the new NHS Test and Trace system anyone with coronavirus will have their contacts traced in a bid to control the spread of Covid-19 Read full article: From tomorrow morning, if you get a call...→

People must self-isolate if called by contact tracer whether they have Covid-19 symptoms or not, government says

People must self-isolate if called by contact tracer whether they have Covid-19 symptoms or not, government says

A CORONAVIRUS test-and-trace system will start tomorrow morning from 9am, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced.... At the Downing Street press conferenc [...] Read full article: People must self-isolate if called by co...→

Innocent law student, 19, ' gunned down in 'business dispute' court hears

Innocent law student, 19, ' gunned down in 'business dispute' court hears

Aya Hachem was out on a shopping trip in Blackburn when she was shot in the chest and died. Six people who were charged with the teenagers murder all appeared [...] Read full article: Innocent law student, 19, ' gunned down ...→

Lotto results LIVE: Winning National Lottery numbers for Wednesday May 27

Lotto results LIVE: Winning National Lottery numbers for Wednesday May 27

The National Lottery draw and Thunderball numbers for Wednesday May 27, 2020 - live breaking updates and results below Read full article: Lotto results LIVE: Winning National Lot...→

Trade Union membership soars by tens of thousands during coronavirus hardships

TENS of thousands of workers are joining trade unions as they endure increased job insecurity, redundancy and the threat of a catastrophic recession after coro [...] Read full article: Trade Union membership soars by tens of ...→

Test and trace trial 'failure' as two-thirds taking part didn't fully co-operate

Test and trace trial 'failure' as two-thirds taking part didn't fully co-operate

Sheffield Community Contact Tracers admitted they had found it “difficult” to get people to cooperate after they were contacted by Covid-19 contact tracers, wi [...] Read full article: Test and trace trial 'failure' as two-th...→

Home Office drags feet on asylum support

ASYLUM-SEEKERS have been left to struggle on just £5.39 a day during the lockdown despite government promises to give them “the funding they need and deserve,” [...] Read full article: Home Office drags feet on asylum support...→

Children with severe asthma advised not to return to schools when they reopen

Children with severe asthma advised not to return to schools when they reopen

Health charity Asthma UK has told parents not to send their children back to school on June 1 if they are shielding as they are classed as “clinically extremel [...] Read full article: Children with severe asthma advised not ...→

Every Briton with coronavirus symptoms can now get tested, government announces

Every Briton with coronavirus symptoms can now get tested, government announces

Coronavirus testing is being expanded so that anyone with symptoms can now get checked, the health secretary has announced. Matt Hancock told a daily news conf [...] Read full article: Every Briton with coronavirus symptoms c...→

Free school meal voucher scheme to continue over half-term after petition

Free school meal voucher scheme to continue over half-term after petition

Over 100,000 people signed a petition calling on the government to continue to allow parents to receive £15 supermarket vouchers a week per child to buy food o [...] Read full article: Free school meal voucher scheme to conti...→

PM admits Britain 'failed to learn lessons of SARS' and nation was totally unprepared

PM admits Britain 'failed to learn lessons of SARS' and nation was totally unprepared

BORIS Johnson admitted today that Britain “failed” to learn the lessons from past pandemics and said the nation was unprepared for a widespread testing program [...] Read full article: PM admits Britain 'failed to learn lesso...→

BBC: Maitlis monologue on Cummings did not meet impartiality standards

BBC: Maitlis monologue on Cummings did not meet impartiality standards

The BBC has said that an Emily Maitlis introduction to Newsnight which discussed the Dominic Cummings lockdown row “did not meet our standards of due impartial [...] Read full article: BBC: Maitlis monologue on Cummings did n...→

National Lottery Lotto results live on Wednesday May 27

National Lottery Lotto results live on Wednesday May 27

Your Wednesday could prove to be a life changing one if you've picked the all important numbers Read full article: National Lottery Lotto results live on W...→

Top 50 treats Brits have been making in lockdown from banana bread to cookies

Top 50 treats Brits have been making in lockdown from banana bread to cookies

With the country in coronavirus lockdown, Brits have been whipping up culinary creations in the kitchen from iced buns to custard tarts while pancakes came top [...] Read full article: Top 50 treats Brits have been making in ...→

How to properly test if your eyesight is good enough to drive

How to properly test if your eyesight is good enough to drive

Motorists have been urged to test their eyesight amid concerns many behind the wheel do not realise they are too shortsighted to drive. Read full article: How to properly test if your eyesight is...→

UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sparks churning storms in Atlantic - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sparks churning storms in Atlantic - latest charts

BRITAIN has basked in tropical temperatures and sizzling sunshine over the past few weeks, but the warm weather could be about to shift as low pressure looks s [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sp...→

R rate: What is it and how is the figure calculated?

R rate: What is it and how is the figure calculated?

As the UK gradually moves out of coronavirus lockdown, one figure is at the forefront of ministers' and advisers' minds. The R number measures the rate of tran [...] Read full article: R rate: What is it and how is the figure...→

Superdrug suspends sales of antibody tests following questions over reliability

Superdrug suspends sales of antibody tests following questions over reliability

The tests, which are not PHE-validated, 'should not be considered reliable' the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said Read full article: Superdrug suspends sales of antibody tes...→

Boris Johnson announces test and trace system will launch tomorrow

Boris Johnson announces test and trace system will launch tomorrow

People will be asked to isolate for 14 days if they come into contact with someone infected with coronavirus - even if they do not have symptoms, Boris Johnson [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson announces test and trace s...→

Boris REFUSES to mention Cummings' name as he attacks MPs demanding inquiry - 'Move on!'

Boris REFUSES to mention Cummings' name as he attacks MPs demanding inquiry - 'Move on!'

BORIS JOHNSON shutdown the Liason Committee's first question about his senior advisor, Dominic Cummings, who has divided the nation over whether he broke lockd [...] Read full article: Boris REFUSES to mention Cummings' name ...→

Hancock laughs off suggestion test and trace was brought forward to distract from Cummings controversy

‘Many of my viewers will think it’s not a laughing matter,’ says Kay Burley – as health secretary chuckles vigorously Read full article: Hancock laughs off suggestion test and t...→

Matt Hancock loses it as BBC's Nick Robinson accuses him of 'dodging' key question

Matt Hancock loses it as BBC's Nick Robinson accuses him of 'dodging' key question

BBC News host Nick Robinson engaged in a heated clash with Matt Hancock after he accused the Health Secretary of "dodging" a question on Dominic Cummings' acti [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock loses it as BBC's Nick Robi...→

UK has 'world's highest Covid-19 death rate' - worse than Italy and the US

UK has 'world's highest Covid-19 death rate' - worse than Italy and the US

Coronavirus has killed 891 people per million directly or indirectly in the UK, according to new analysis, which suggests the nation has the world's highest Co [...] Read full article: UK has 'world's highest Covid-19 death r...→

Dominic Cummings backed: Boris flatly rejects calls for inquiry – ‘Political ding dong!’

Dominic Cummings backed: Boris flatly rejects calls for inquiry – ‘Political ding dong!’

Boris Johnson last night flatly rejected calls from senior MPs for an official inquiry into his aide Dominic Cumming's behaviour during lockdown. At a Commons [...] Read full article: Dominic Cummings backed: Boris flatly re...→

Maitlis praises 'overwhelming support' amid Cummings Newsnight row

Maitlis praises 'overwhelming support' amid Cummings Newsnight row

Newsnight host Emily Maitlis has said she has been “overwhelmed” by "kindness" after she took the night off from presenting the show amid the Dominic Cummings [...] Read full article: Maitlis praises 'overwhelming support' a...→

Search for diver, 17, who vanished off Dorset coast 15 hours ago

Search for diver, 17, who vanished off Dorset coast 15 hours ago

Police and coastguard crews are searching for a teenage diver who has vanished off the coast of Portland in Dorset.  Oscar Montgomery, 17, was snorkelling off [...] Read full article: Search for diver, 17, who vanished off D...→

Man who denies his home is a restaurant ‘is trading during lockdown’

Man who denies his home is a restaurant ‘is trading during lockdown’

Last year, Orlando Williams was investigated by Norwich City Council after a large sign appeared above the door of the property. Read full article: Man who denies his home is a restaurant ...→

Contact tracing system launched amid mounting Tory anger over Cummings

Contact tracing system launched amid mounting Tory anger over Cummings

It will see people with Covid-19 having their contacts traced in a bid to cut off routes of transmission for the virus and control local flare-ups. Read full article: Contact tracing system launched amid mou...→

Coronavirus map LIVE: It's happening again - plans for NEW lockdown as second wave hits

Coronavirus map LIVE: It's happening again - plans for NEW lockdown as second wave hits

SOUTH KOREA could be forced into a new coronavirus lockdown after a huge surge in new cases over recent days sparked fears a second wave of the killer disease [...] Read full article: Coronavirus map LIVE: It's happening aga...→

You may be told to stay home multiple times under new system

You may be told to stay home multiple times under new system

Test and trace launches today and could see you told to stay home for 14 day time and again Read full article: You may be told to stay home multiple ti...→

B&M shopper who left carer in tears with germs remark is ICU nurse

B&M shopper who left carer in tears with germs remark is ICU nurse

Pals of nurse Marina Kendrick say she was sent death threats after a video appearing to show her accusing carer Kimberley Simpson of "spreading germs" was shar [...] Read full article: B&M shopper who left carer in tears with...→

Coronavirus latest updates as Test and Trace launches and lockdown reviewed

Coronavirus latest updates as Test and Trace launches and lockdown reviewed

The Prime Minister has already said that he is 'confident' the UK will move into step two of the government's plan to ease lockdown Read full article: Coronavirus latest updates as Test and T...→

Calls to restore cancer care over fears hundreds going undiagnosed, untreated

Calls to restore cancer care over fears hundreds going undiagnosed, untreated

Charity fears cancer will be the 'forgotten C' with hundreds going undiagnosed and untreated each week due to hospital visit fears Read full article: Calls to restore cancer care over fears ...→

Bosses warn of furlough cash struggles and call for more flexibility

Bosses warn of furlough cash struggles and call for more flexibility

Quarter of firms polled in Institute of Directors' survey said they could not afford any contribution to salaries of furloughed workers Read full article: Bosses warn of furlough cash struggles a...→

Britain set to roast in 28C sun to bring 'driest ever' May to blistering end

Britain set to roast in 28C sun to bring 'driest ever' May to blistering end

BRITAIN is set to bask in 28C sunshine from tomorrow as what could be the driest in May on record comes to a sweltering end. The hot and dry conditions have le [...] Read full article: Britain set to roast in 28C sun to bring...→

Birmingham man arrested after £8.5m worth of heroin found at Heathrow

Birmingham man arrested after £8.5m worth of heroin found at Heathrow

The staggering haul of class A drugs was discovered by officers in the side of boxes of fruit and nuts at HeathrowAirport, in London Read full article: Birmingham man arrested after £8.5m wort...→

Heatwave in Britain is coming to an end with stormy weather set to move in

Heatwave in Britain is coming to an end with stormy weather set to move in

As Brits enjoyed an unusually warm May, the start of the official month of summer – June – may take a turn for the worst as the UK expects downpours and stormy [...] Read full article: Heatwave in Britain is coming to an end ...→

Virus test-and-trace system kicks off in England

Virus test-and-trace system kicks off in England

A 25,000-strong team of contact tracers are tracking down close contacts of people with coronavirus. Read full article: Virus test-and-trace system kicks off in...→

A glimpse of a greener world — but will it outlast the lockdown? | Press and Journal

A glimpse of a greener world — but will it outlast the lockdown? | Press and Journal

The climate crisis and Covid-19 are two very different challenges, but they do have some key things in common. Read full article: A glimpse of a greener world — but will ...→

Where to get BrewDog's new charity beer called the 'Barnard Castle eye test'

Where to get BrewDog's new charity beer called the 'Barnard Castle eye test'

BrewDog has unveiled a limited edition drink in response to the Dominic Cummings controversy - a beer named the 'Barnard Castle eye test'. Read full article: Where to get BrewDog's new charity beer ...→

Muslim dad 'beats and burns daughter for converting to Christianity from Islam'

Muslim dad 'beats and burns daughter for converting to Christianity from Islam'

WARNING:GRAPHIC IMAGES - Rehema Kyomuhendo, 24, reportedly decided yo convert after listening to Christian radio programmes while isolating in her aunt's house [...] Read full article: Muslim dad 'beats and burns daughter for...→

New NHS test and trace system launched TODAY to change lockdown

New NHS test and trace system launched TODAY to change lockdown

THE Government will today launch a huge new system in England to locate people who have come into contact with individuals infected with coronavirus. Read full article: New NHS test and trace system launched T...→

PM’s chief aide Dominic Cummings paid three times average UK salary

PM’s chief aide Dominic Cummings paid three times average UK salary

The Cabinet Office has published how much each of the 108 special advisers working in Government earn per year. Read full article: PM’s chief aide Dominic Cummings paid th...→

North London mother reveals her strange encounter with 'terror' big cat on loose

North London mother reveals her strange encounter with 'terror' big cat on loose

ARMED police were called to a wealthy area of London this week after residents reported sightings of a "large cat" loose in the area. Read full article: North London mother reveals her strange ...→

Ex-WHO expert explains how Britain will be

Ex-WHO expert explains how Britain will be

BRITAIN could see an end to lockdown and be "virtually back to normal" by August, according to a former World Health Organisation (WHO) expert. Read full article: Ex-WHO expert explains how Britain will ...→

Boris Johnson could U-turn on rule preventing migrant’s access to Universal Credit

Boris Johnson could U-turn on rule preventing migrant’s access to Universal Credit

BORIS JOHNSON has hinted that the Government will seek to allow migrants access to state benefits, after previously being prevented from using financial aid se [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson could U-turn on rule preve...→

You can donate your old gadgets to help those cut off in lockdown

You can donate your old gadgets to help those cut off in lockdown

The appeal will also provide devices to the British Red Cross and to services for victims of domestic abuse Read full article: You can donate your old gadgets to help ...→

Britain's Brexit negotiator accuses EU of trying to keep control of the UK

Britain's Brexit negotiator accuses EU of trying to keep control of the UK

BRITAIN’S chief Brexit negotiator has accused the EU of trying to keep control of the UK with its trade deal demands. David Frost said Brussels is still “comin [...] Read full article: Britain's Brexit negotiator accuses EU o...→

Vulnerable people in care homes dying three times normal rate during pandemic

Vulnerable people in care homes dying three times normal rate during pandemic

EXCLUSIVE: From April 10 to May 8, 3,161 deaths of people receiving domiciliary care were reported to the Care Quality Commission – nearly three times the thre [...] Read full article: Vulnerable people in care homes dying th...→

Children as young as nine caught with drugs in schools across England and Wales

Children as young as nine caught with drugs in schools across England and Wales

Data shows cannabis, MDMA, cocaine, heroin and prescription drugs were discovered among children on school grounds between 2016 and 2019 across England and Wal [...] Read full article: Children as young as nine caught with dr...→

Elon Musk's SpaceX launch cancelled at last minute

Elon Musk's SpaceX launch cancelled at last minute

Dignitaries including US President Donald Trump had gathered to watch the what would have been the first spaceflight to take off from the US in nine years Read full article: Elon Musk's SpaceX launch cancelled at l...→

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s anxious wait over pardon decision continue

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s anxious wait over pardon decision continue

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s wait over whether she will be pardoned is set to continue after her family hoped they were on “the cusp of potentially good news”. [...] Read full article: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s anxious wait...→

Manchester bomb survivor using beauty pageants to help put trauma behind her

Manchester bomb survivor using beauty pageants to help put trauma behind her

Scarlett Dean, 18, is slowly rebuilding her confidence after the devastating atrocity at an Ariana Grande concert in 2017, that left 22 dead and injured dozens [...] Read full article: Manchester bomb survivor using beauty pa...→

Sadiq Khan unveils man hired in desperate bid to save him from his own TfL failings

Sadiq Khan unveils man hired in desperate bid to save him from his own TfL failings

SADIQ KHAN has confirmed a new major appointment at Transport for London (TfL) as the capital's network faces huge economic uncertainty due to the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Sadiq Khan unveils man hired in desperat...→

Sadiq Khan accused of 'slap in the face' of hard-working police as they face major 'snub'

Sadiq Khan accused of 'slap in the face' of hard-working police as they face major 'snub'

LONDON'S congestion charge will rise 30 percent next month and police have reacted furiously to the news officers will not be exempt from the daily toll. Read full article: Sadiq Khan accused of 'slap in the face'...→

Brewdog launch 'Barnard Castle eye test' IPA 'for tall tales' amid Cummings row

Brewdog launch 'Barnard Castle eye test' IPA 'for tall tales' amid Cummings row

Today the brewery announced the tongue-in-cheek name chosen by fans for its newest drink after the Dominic Cummings furore, caused by the government advisor's [...] Read full article: Brewdog launch 'Barnard Castle eye test'...→

Andrew accused of pool ‘foreplay’ with topless teen in new documentary

Andrew accused of pool ‘foreplay’ with topless teen in new documentary

Prince Andrew has been accused of frolicking in a pool with a topless woman, as he faces a fresh round of damning allegations over his relationship with Jeffre [...] Read full article: Andrew accused of pool ‘foreplay’ with t...→

Emily Maitlis replaced on Newsnight episode after Cummings monologue

Emily Maitlis replaced on Newsnight episode after Cummings monologue

Emily Maitlis will not be presenting tonight's Newsnight episode after BBC bosses ruled a monologue she made on the Dominic Cummings lockdown row breached impa [...] Read full article: Emily Maitlis replaced on Newsnight epis...→

Analysis: Boris Johnson's bluster fails him in the liaison committee bear pit | Press and Journal

Analysis: Boris Johnson's bluster fails him in the liaison committee bear pit | Press and Journal

Much like a 30-mile drive to test the eyesight, Boris Johnson's appearance before the liaison committee was always liable to end in a car crash. Read full article: Analysis: Boris Johnson's bluster fails ...→

Greenpeace activist protest BP AGM

Greenpeace activist protest BP AGM

GREENPEACE activists demonstrated outside the annual general meeting of oil giant BP today, calling on the firm to switch to 100 per cent renewable energy sour [...] Read full article: Greenpeace activist protest BP AGM...→

How schools will look when they reopen with rooms and corridors sectioned off

How schools will look when they reopen with rooms and corridors sectioned off

Schools in Gloucestershire have outlined the steps they're taking as headteachers and staff work out ways of bringing back Year 1 and Year 6 pupils from Monday [...] Read full article: How schools will look when they reopen w...→

Labour accuses government of 'flip-flopping' over review of family lockdown fines

Labour accuses government of 'flip-flopping' over review of family lockdown fines

LABOUR criticised the government’s refusal today to review fixed-penalty notices issued to parents who travelled for childcare in the light of the much-critici [...] Read full article: Labour accuses government of 'flip-flopp...→

Woman, 103, inspired by Captain Tom climbs hill outside care home for charity

Woman, 103, inspired by Captain Tom climbs hill outside care home for charity

Joan Willet is aiming to walk 17 miles up and down a steep hill outside her care home by her 104th birthday in July to raise money for the British Heart Founda [...] Read full article: Woman, 103, inspired by Captain Tom clim...→

‘Who will enforce it?’ Robert Peston raises fears over UK-wide ’local lockdown’

‘Who will enforce it?’ Robert Peston raises fears over UK-wide ’local lockdown’

ROBERT PESTON raised a crucial point on local coronavirus lockdown plans and demanded to know how the Government hopes to stop the spread of this virus with th [...] Read full article: ‘Who will enforce it?’ Robert Peston rai...→

Market sentiment over Covid-19 continues to improve | Press and Journal

Market sentiment over Covid-19 continues to improve | Press and Journal

The FTSE-100 rose another 76.49 points, or 1.26% to 6,144.25 today as market sentiment over Covid-19 continued to improve. Read full article: Market sentiment over Covid-19 continues...→

UK’S coronavirus test and trace system won’t be ‘really ready’ for months

UK’S coronavirus test and trace system won’t be ‘really ready’ for months

A national test and trace system will launch tomorrow but will not be “really ready” until the autumn, the government said today.Tens of thousands of people a [...] Read full article: UK’S coronavirus test and trace system w...→

Appointment of David Evans as Labour general secretary shows leadership’s promise of uniting party ‘a sham’

Appointment of David Evans as Labour general secretary shows leadership’s promise of uniting party ‘a sham’

LABOUR’s leadership was accused of wasting an opportunity to unite the party yesterday by pushing for the appointment of David Evans as Labour’s new general se [...] Read full article: Appointment of David Evans as Labour gen...→

Key questions on the coronavirus test-and-trace system announced by PM

Key questions on the coronavirus test-and-trace system announced by PM

The system is aimed at identifying people who may have been exposed to coronavirus and getting them to isolate rather than risk spreading the disease. Read full article: Key questions on the coronavirus test-an...→

Boris says Blair to blame for coronavirus testing chaos as he attacks leadership failure

Boris says Blair to blame for coronavirus testing chaos as he attacks leadership failure

BORIS JOHNSON insisted the UK was not ready for the coronavirus crisis due to failures of Tony Blair as the country did not learn from the previous pandemics o [...] Read full article: Boris says Blair to blame for coronaviru...→

UK cases of coronavirus area-by-area

UK cases of coronavirus area-by-area

Below is a chart of all local authority areas for England and health board areas in Scotland, and how many people have tested positive. ... Currently, Kent has [...] Read full article: UK cases of coronavirus area-by-area...→

BBC admits Emily Maitlis' rant against Dominic Cummings on Newsnight BROKE rules on bias

BBC admits Emily Maitlis' rant against Dominic Cummings on Newsnight BROKE rules on bias

THE BBC has admitted Newsnight broke impartiality guidelines when Emily Maitlis embarked on a rant against Dominic Cummings last night. Read full article: BBC admits Emily Maitlis' rant against D...→

London park horror: 'Attack' in front of Alexandra Palace crowds – air ambulance at scene

London park horror: 'Attack' in front of Alexandra Palace crowds – air ambulance at scene

AN EMERGENCY response helicopter has been spotted at Alexandra Palace park in London after reports of a stabbing. Read full article: London park horror: 'Attack' in front of...→

Family transforms patio into fun, kid-friendly abode in £700 DIY project

Family transforms patio into fun, kid-friendly abode in £700 DIY project

Louise and Allan Sprules, from Newbury in Berkshire, sourced eBay, B&M, Etsy and Facebook for pieces to revamp their patio themselves as the lockdown left them [...] Read full article: Family transforms patio into fun, kid-fr...→

Number of coronavirus patients who have died in UK hits 37,460

Number of coronavirus patients who have died in UK hits 37,460

The death toll has increased by 412 in the last 24 hours according to the latest Department of Health figures Read full article: Number of coronavirus patients who have ...→

Boris Johnson refuses to launch inquiry into Dominic Cummings affair

Boris Johnson refuses to launch inquiry into Dominic Cummings affair

Boris Johnson has rejected a call for an independent inquiry into whether his adviser Dominic Cummings flouted lockdown rules. During a grilling by the Commons [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson refuses to launch inquiry ...→

Photos show 'huge' rave with 300 guests that ended in reported stabbing

Photos show 'huge' rave with 300 guests that ended in reported stabbing

Police in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, were called to a "rave" which attracted roughly 300 people on Monday night. Soon after people started to disperse, offi [...] Read full article: Photos show 'huge' rave with 300 guests ...→

Hancock laughs off suggestion test and trace was brought forward to distract from Cummings controversy

‘Many of my viewers will think it’s not a laughing matter,’ says Kay Burley – as health secretary chuckles vigorously Read full article: Hancock laughs off suggestion test and t...→

Clap for Carers: Is today last Clap for Carers?

Clap for Carers: Is today last Clap for Carers?

CLAP FOR CARERS became an overnight sensation in the UK when the lockdown debuted in late March, with thousands of people eager to heap acoustic praise on the [...] Read full article: Clap for Carers: Is today last Clap for ...→

easyJet to cut 30% of staff as airline reduces fleet despite £600m loan

easyJet to cut 30% of staff as airline reduces fleet despite £600m loan

easyJet flights have been grounded since March and the airline has had to borrow £600m from the Government Read full article: easyJet to cut 30% of staff as airline r...→

Matt Hancock loses it as BBC's Nick Robinson accuses him of 'dodging' key question

Matt Hancock loses it as BBC's Nick Robinson accuses him of 'dodging' key question

BBC News host Nick Robinson engaged in a heated clash with Matt Hancock after he accused the Health Secretary of "dodging" a question on Dominic Cummings' acti [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock loses it as BBC's Nick Robi...→

Britain shuts embassy in North Korea after extreme lockdown

Britain shuts embassy in North Korea after extreme lockdown

Staff reported to have flown home after embassy shut amid continuing Covid-19 restrictions Read full article: Britain shuts embassy in North Korea aft...→

Dominic Cummings backed: Boris flatly rejects calls for inquiry – ‘Political ding dong!’

Dominic Cummings backed: Boris flatly rejects calls for inquiry – ‘Political ding dong!’

Boris Johnson last night flatly rejected calls from senior MPs for an official inquiry into his aide Dominic Cumming's behaviour during lockdown. At a Commons [...] Read full article: Dominic Cummings backed: Boris flatly re...→

Search for diver, 17, who vanished off Dorset coast 15 hours ago

Search for diver, 17, who vanished off Dorset coast 15 hours ago

Police and coastguard crews are searching for a teenage diver who has vanished off the coast of Portland in Dorset.  Oscar Montgomery, 17, was snorkelling off [...] Read full article: Search for diver, 17, who vanished off D...→

Matt Hancock repeatedly refuses to say whether Dominic Cummings 'did the right thing'

Matt Hancock repeatedly refuses to say whether Dominic Cummings 'did the right thing'

Matt Hancock has repeatedly refused to answer whether Dominic Cummings “did the right thing” when travelling to Durham despite strict coronavirus restrictions. [...] Read full article: Matt Hancock repeatedly refuses to say w...→

Contact tracing system launched amid mounting Tory anger over Cummings

Contact tracing system launched amid mounting Tory anger over Cummings

It will see people with Covid-19 having their contacts traced in a bid to cut off routes of transmission for the virus and control local flare-ups. Read full article: Contact tracing system launched amid mou...→

Eva Simpson: Another senseless death takes its toll on black America

Eva Simpson: Another senseless death takes its toll on black America

The reality of police brutality in America – it happens time and time again and nothing is ever done about it Read full article: Eva Simpson: Another senseless death tak...→

Urgent search for missing boy, 17, who disappeared while snorkelling off island

Urgent search for missing boy, 17, who disappeared while snorkelling off island

Oscar Montgomery, 17, was diving off the coast of Church Ope Cove on the Isle of Portland in Dorset - about five miles from Weymouth - when he vanished at abou [...] Read full article: Urgent search for missing boy, 17, who d...→

Test and trace rollout begins TODAY: Boris hails ‘world-beating’ operation

Test and trace rollout begins TODAY: Boris hails ‘world-beating’ operation

Boris Johnson last night announced that a "truly world-beating" operation to vanquish coronavirus will begin rolling out across the country from today. The NHS [...] Read full article: Test and trace rollout begins TODAY: Bor...→

B&M shopper who left carer in tears with germs remark is ICU nurse

B&M shopper who left carer in tears with germs remark is ICU nurse

Pals of nurse Marina Kendrick say she was sent death threats after a video appearing to show her accusing carer Kimberley Simpson of "spreading germs" was shar [...] Read full article: B&M shopper who left carer in tears with...→

One in five young women have lost work 'due to coronavirus', with some facing destitution

One in five young women have lost work 'due to coronavirus', with some facing destitution

‘It is not safe to work during my contracted hours because my toddler is active and therefore, I have to work throughout the night – which leaves me exhausted [...] Read full article: One in five young women have lost work '...→

Coronavirus latest updates as Test and Trace launches and lockdown reviewed

Coronavirus latest updates as Test and Trace launches and lockdown reviewed

The Prime Minister has already said that he is 'confident' the UK will move into step two of the government's plan to ease lockdown Read full article: Coronavirus latest updates as Test and T...→

Bosses warn of furlough cash struggles and call for more flexibility

Bosses warn of furlough cash struggles and call for more flexibility

Quarter of firms polled in Institute of Directors' survey said they could not afford any contribution to salaries of furloughed workers Read full article: Bosses warn of furlough cash struggles a...→

Lesser known road laws you didn't know you're breaking

Lesser known road laws you didn't know you're breaking

You're not allowed to use your phone to pay at a drive-through nor are you able to cradle a baby in a moving car Read full article: Lesser known road laws you didn't know y...→

Britain set to roast in 28C sun to bring 'driest ever' May to blistering end

Britain set to roast in 28C sun to bring 'driest ever' May to blistering end

BRITAIN is set to bask in 28C sunshine from tomorrow as what could be the driest in May on record comes to a sweltering end. The hot and dry conditions have le [...] Read full article: Britain set to roast in 28C sun to bring...→

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

The Prime Minister has asked for a review of social distancing rules to get the hospitality and transport sectors up and running Read full article: Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get ...→

Heatwave in Britain is coming to an end with stormy weather set to move in

Heatwave in Britain is coming to an end with stormy weather set to move in

As Brits enjoyed an unusually warm May, the start of the official month of summer – June – may take a turn for the worst as the UK expects downpours and stormy [...] Read full article: Heatwave in Britain is coming to an end ...→

Firefighters battle blaze at block of flats in east London

Firefighters battle blaze at block of flats in east London

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a block of flats in east London. Crews were called around 3.30am after the blaze broke out in the roof of a block of flats [...] Read full article: Firefighters battle blaze at block of fl...→

Potential long-term effects on women's health care amid Covid fight

Potential long-term effects on women's health care amid Covid fight

'It has flagged up longer-term concerns for women's health as the report authors called for 'a need to restore elective gynaecology care rapidly' Read full article: Potential long-term effects on women's h...→

A glimpse of a greener world — but will it outlast the lockdown? | Press and Journal

A glimpse of a greener world — but will it outlast the lockdown? | Press and Journal

The climate crisis and Covid-19 are two very different challenges, but they do have some key things in common. Read full article: A glimpse of a greener world — but will ...→

Why the MOT extension could see one million unsafe cars back on the roads

Why the MOT extension could see one million unsafe cars back on the roads

Over a million unroadworthy cars may return to the roads in coming weeks due to the Government’s decision to offer an MOT exemption to drivers. Read full article: Why the MOT extension could see one mill...→

How will England's lockdown end? Coronavirus track and trace app goes live

How will England's lockdown end? Coronavirus track and trace app goes live

Those in England with coronavirus will have their contacts traced from today in a bid to control the spread of Covid-19 and help ease lockdown rules. Read full article: How will England's lockdown end? Coronav...→

Restaurant bosses consider using glass 'lampshade' bubbles to keep diners safe

Restaurant bosses consider using glass 'lampshade' bubbles to keep diners safe

Designer Christophe Gernigon said he has received interest from numerous countries for his Plex'Eat device, with Boris Johnson admitting restaurants could re-o [...] Read full article: Restaurant bosses consider using glass '...→

Flames leap from roof as 80 firefighters tackle blaze at block of London flats

Flames leap from roof as 80 firefighters tackle blaze at block of London flats

Dramatic images show flames leaping from the roof of a block of flats in east London as 80 firefighters tackle the blaze.... The fire broke out in the resident [...] Read full article: Flames leap from roof as 80 firefighters...→

New NHS test and trace system launched TODAY to change lockdown

New NHS test and trace system launched TODAY to change lockdown

THE Government will today launch a huge new system in England to locate people who have come into contact with individuals infected with coronavirus. Read full article: New NHS test and trace system launched T...→

Britain closes embassy in North Korea, evacuates diplomats

Britain closes embassy in North Korea, evacuates diplomats

Britain has shuttered its embassy in North Korea and all its diplomats have left, the ambassador said as Pyongyang maintains strict entry controls to try to pr [...] Read full article: Britain closes embassy in North Korea, e...→

Piers Morgan fumes over 'disgraceful' replacement of Emily Malitis after Cummings’ remarks

Piers Morgan fumes over 'disgraceful' replacement of Emily Malitis after Cummings’ remarks

PIERS MORGAN has vented on Twitter his frustration at the treatment of Emily Maitlis from BBC bosses after they replaced the Newsnight host for an alleged "bre [...] Read full article: Piers Morgan fumes over 'disgraceful' re...→

North London mother reveals her strange encounter with 'terror' big cat on loose

North London mother reveals her strange encounter with 'terror' big cat on loose

ARMED police were called to a wealthy area of London this week after residents reported sightings of a "large cat" loose in the area. Read full article: North London mother reveals her strange ...→

Girl, 10, 'visited by ghostly white orb' while shooting TikTok dance video

Girl, 10, 'visited by ghostly white orb' while shooting TikTok dance video

Nicola Paterson, 37, from Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, claims her daughter Kayla, 10, has been visited by the ghostly phenomenon three times in her life - al [...] Read full article: Girl, 10, 'visited by ghostly white orb'...→

Test and trace to be rolled out despite warning 'key bits' not ready

Test and trace to be rolled out despite warning 'key bits' not ready

The Government’s test and trace strategy is set to begin today despite a warning that “very key bits” of it are not yet in place. NHS Test and Trace will offic [...] Read full article: Test and trace to be rolled out despite ...→

Boris Johnson could U-turn on rule preventing migrant’s access to Universal Credit

Boris Johnson could U-turn on rule preventing migrant’s access to Universal Credit

BORIS JOHNSON has hinted that the Government will seek to allow migrants access to state benefits, after previously being prevented from using financial aid se [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson could U-turn on rule preve...→