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Sir Keir Starmer brands coronavirus second wave ‘not an act of God but a failure of government’

Tougher lockdown rules could work, suggests official data showing Glasgow’s spike in coronavirus cases was controlled within days of being hit by fresh restrictions. Residents in the city, home to around 600,000 people, and two neighbouring areas were banned from visiting any other households back at the start of September, in a desperate attempt to … Read more Sir Keir Starmer brands coronavirus second wave ‘not an act of God but a failure of government’

No10 denies Boris Johnson wore makeup on his HANDS during address to the nation on new Covid curbs

Downing Street has denied that Boris Johnson wore makeup on his hands during last night’s TV address, as figures show his latest statement drew only half the audience he attracted earlier in the pandemic.  The Prime Minister was mocked on social media for sporting what appeared to be a heavy layer of makeup before going on camera, … Read more No10 denies Boris Johnson wore makeup on his HANDS during address to the nation on new Covid curbs

No10 denies Boris Johnson wore makeup on his HANDS during address to the nation on new Covid curbs

Downing Street has denied that Boris Johnson wore makeup on his hands during last night’s TV address, as figures show his latest statement drew only half the audience he attracted earlier in the pandemic.  The Prime Minister was mocked on social media for sporting what appeared to be a heavy layer of makeup before going on camera, … Read more No10 denies Boris Johnson wore makeup on his HANDS during address to the nation on new Covid curbs

Boris Johnson’s target of carrying out 500,000 coronavirus tests a day is under threat

The UK may be ‘weeks behind’ its target of 500,000 tests a day due to a shortage of vital chemicals and analysing machines, it has been revealed.  Boris Johnson pledged to more than double current capacity from 260,000 by the end of October despite backlogs in laboratories and Britons being asked to drive hundreds of … Read more Boris Johnson’s target of carrying out 500,000 coronavirus tests a day is under threat

Britain hasn’t learnt from March and is about to make another ‘mistake’, SAGE members warn

Britain hasn’t learnt its lesson from the first wave of coronavirus and is on the brink of making another ‘mistake’, one of the Government’s scientific advisers warned today amid claims tougher action is needed to control the outbreak. And another member of Number 10’s advice panel SAGE fears Boris Johnson’s 10pm curfew on pubs, bars … Read more Britain hasn’t learnt from March and is about to make another ‘mistake’, SAGE members warn

Pubs prepare for last night out before 10pm Covid curfew kicks in tomorrow

Restaurant owners are seeing a wave of cancellations before Boris Johnson’s new Covid curfew kicks in tomorrow – as drinkers prepare to hit town and city centres for one final evening of late-night drinking. One restaurant boss says he could lose up to 20 per cent of his evening trade following the new measures announced yesterday by … Read more Pubs prepare for last night out before 10pm Covid curfew kicks in tomorrow

Government’s warning of 50,000 cases a day in October is based on few hundred positive cases

The Government’s claim that Britain could face 50,000 coronavirus infections a day was based on studies involving just hundreds of positive cases, it has been revealed, as debate rages over whether Number 10’s restrictions go far enough in stemming the spread of coronavirus. Sir Patrick Vallance and Chris Whitty made the stark forecast on Monday, … Read more Government’s warning of 50,000 cases a day in October is based on few hundred positive cases

Government’s warning of 50,000 cases a day in October is based on few hundred positive cases

The Government’s claim that Britain could face 50,000 coronavirus infections a day was based on studies involving just hundreds of positive cases, it has been revealed, as debate rages over whether Number 10’s restrictions go far enough in stemming the spread of coronavirus. Sir Patrick Vallance and Chris Whitty made the stark forecast on Monday, … Read more Government’s warning of 50,000 cases a day in October is based on few hundred positive cases

Tubes and trains are packed as thousands of office staff vow to battle on for sake of UK economy

Tens of thousands of Britons vowed to battle on to save the economy today as they headed back to work after the Prime Minister’s call to avoid the office. Some of the county’s biggest firms declared ‘nothing had changed’ following Boris Johnson’s desk-banging performance last night. Most had already been allowing staff to split time … Read more Tubes and trains are packed as thousands of office staff vow to battle on for sake of UK economy

Great British Bake Off scores record ratings as 7.9million tune in for the opening episode

Great British Bake Off scores record ratings as 7.9million tune in for the opening episode of series 11 making it Channel 4’s most-watched show of 2020 By Joanna Crawley For Mailonline Published: 11:49 BST, 23 September 2020 | Updated: 11:49 BST, 23 September 2020 Lockdown and Boris Johnson’s address to the nation delayed the start … Read more Great British Bake Off scores record ratings as 7.9million tune in for the opening episode