Day: May 25, 2020

Opposition leaders 'will meet to discuss public health messaging' as MPs call for Dominic Cummings to go

May 25, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Opposition leaders are to meet on Tuesday morning to discuss public health messaging amid the ongoing row over Dominic Cummings’ trip to Durham, it is understood. Scientists, members of the British public and MPs across the political spectrum have […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Boris Johnson backs Dominic Cummings amid intense backlash as death toll jumps by 121

May 25, 2020

Children ‘not primary spreaders of virus’, study finds Children are “not the primary drivers of Covid-19 spread” in schools, according to a study reportedly being considered by the Government. A senior member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) subcommittee on schools told The Daily Telegraph that the Government had examined the Australian study […]

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Boris Johnson says he regrets 'confusion and pain' caused by Dominic Cummings row

May 25, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Boris Johnson said he regretted the “confusion and anger” caused by the row over Dominic Cummings reportedly breaking coronavirus lockdown rules. The PM’s top aide made a public statement on Monday, where he extensively laid out what happened during […]

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Schools must open in June or risk closure for 'months and months' as coronavirus could 'last years', Gavin Williamson says

May 25, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Britain could be hit with coronavirus for “a year or more” meaning pupils could be home for “months and months” if they do not return to school next week, the Education Secretary has said. Gavin Williamson doubled down on […]

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Cornwall farmer slams sunseekers as he films himself spraying slurry over car parked in his field

May 25, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates This is the moment a farmer believed to be in Cornwall, covered a car parked in his field with slurry. As temperatures soared this week, Britons across the country flocked to beaches and parks to soak up the sun. […]

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Hundreds cram into football stand for ‘outdoor religious ceremony’ in lockdown

May 25, 2020

Police were called to a park in London at the weekend after a huge crowd of people gathered to take part in an outdoor event. Hundreds of people crammed into a football stand in Jubilee Park in Enfield, London, flouting lockdown rules that state people should still be keeping two metres apart. Boris Johnson announced […]

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UK weather: Warm, sunny bank holiday to see mercury hit 24C in London

May 25, 2020

Britons will be able to enjoy fine, sunny weather for the Monday bank holiday and the rest of the week, with some risk of rain and thunderstorms expected to usher in the month of June. Today’s bank holiday started with early mist and low cloud in the west, but this will clear quickly, making way […]

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