UK coronavirus LIVE: England’s tier restrictions will be toughened after lockdown end ahead of Christmas thumbnail

UK coronavirus LIVE: England’s tier restrictions will be toughened after lockdown end ahead of Christmas

November 22, 2020

1606038227 ‘Hard to be precise on economic impacts of individual restrictions’, says Sunak Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said “it’s very hard to be precise” on the economic impacts of individual restrictions, risking a rebellion from the Covid recovery group of Tory backbenchers. Asked if the Government would publish a cost-benefit analysis of future lockdown measures, […]

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Jamie Laing wows Strictly Come Dancing judges with street dance taking him to the top of the leaderboard

November 22, 2020

The Made In Chelsea star and his partner Karen Hauer notched up 29 points for their street dance. Judges told the pair they “nailed” the performance – which took place in Elstree instead of Blackpool this year because of the pandemic – and were “amazing”. DJ Clara Amfo is bottom of the Strictly leaderboard, receiving […]

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England’s tier restrictions to be toughened when lockdown ends in run up to measures easing at Christmas

November 22, 2020

E ngland will go under a tougher three-tiered system of local coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends on December 2, Downing Street has said. Boris Johnson is set to detail his plan for winter to MPs on Monday as he sets out how people can see their loved ones at Christmas. The “Covid winter […]

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Senior Tory backbenchers prepare to resist Boris Johnson’s plan to replace lockdown with tiered system thumbnail

Senior Tory backbenchers prepare to resist Boris Johnson’s plan to replace lockdown with tiered system

November 21, 2020

B oris Johnson could be facing a Tory rebellion over his plans to replace the second national lockdown with a tiered system of restrictions. The Covid recovery group (CRG), led by former chief whip Mark Harper and ex-Brexit minister Steve Baker, is threatening to withhold support for the Prime Minister’s measures when the four-week lockdown […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Everyone in UK ‘could be vaccinated by April’ as rules ‘to be relaxed’ over Christmas thumbnail

UK coronavirus LIVE: Everyone in UK ‘could be vaccinated by April’ as rules ‘to be relaxed’ over Christmas

November 21, 2020

E veryone in the UK ‘could be vaccinated by April’ leaked documents say, as coronavirus restrictions are reportedly set to be relaxed over the Christmas holidays. Health secretary Matt Hancock told the Downing Street press conference that if the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approves a vaccine the rollout could begin in December. […]

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Prince Harry getting ‘regular updates’ about BBC probe into Princess Diana Panorama interview thumbnail

Prince Harry getting ‘regular updates’ about BBC probe into Princess Diana Panorama interview

November 20, 2020

A source close to the Duke of Sussex said the royal is following the probe from the United States and is “aware of everything that is happening”. Earlier this week, the BBC appointed a senior former judge to lead the inquiry into how journalist Martin Bashir obtained the bombshell 1995 interview. Lord Dyson, a former […]

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Shoreditch stabbing: Man who knifed to death stranger acting as a ‘peacemaker’ on night out is convicted of murder thumbnail

Shoreditch stabbing: Man who knifed to death stranger acting as a ‘peacemaker’ on night out is convicted of murder

November 20, 2020

A man who attempted to flee the country after killing a stranger who tried to act as “peacemaker” on a night out in London, has been convicted of murder. The father-of-two collapsed outside the Rolling Stock club in Kingsland Road after the attack shortly before 6.30am on Saturday, November 24, 2018. He died two hours […]

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Jan Morris: Tributes paid to writer, traveller and trans pioneer after death aged 94 thumbnail

Jan Morris: Tributes paid to writer, traveller and trans pioneer after death aged 94

November 20, 2020

T ributes have been paid to the writer, traveller and trans pioneer Jan Morris who has died aged 94. Morris shot to worldwide fame in 1953 when, as James Morris, she accompanied Edmund Hillary to Everest and scooped the world’s press by being the first to announce his successful ascent to the top. The news […]

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West London should become “Silicon Valley of aviation” to survive pandemic, say business leaders and politicians thumbnail

West London should become “Silicon Valley of aviation” to survive pandemic, say business leaders and politicians

November 20, 2020

P lans to turn West London into the “Silicon Valley of aviation” were discussed today as politicians and business leaders proposed ways to help the area’s economy survive the pandemic. More than 250 business leaders, politicians and local authorities debated the future of Heathrow and the aviation industry as the  UK’s largest airport continued to […]

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Fire safety staff paid to protect at-risk building jam ventilation system closed

November 20, 2020

A mum-of-two living in a ‘high risk’ flat in a building with major fire safety issues has told how ‘waking watch’ staff placed her home in even more danger. Millions of people are currently trapped in flammable and unsafe buildings, after their faults were discovered during external wall surveys (EWS) carried out in the wake […]

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