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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’

Britain will ‘host world’s first Covid-19 vaccine challenge trial’, reports

British scientists will be the first in the world to carry out a controversial study in which healthy volunteers are infected with coronavirus, according to reports.   The ‘challenge trial’ – which could rapidly accelerate the development of experimental jabs – is said to be set to begin in January at a clinic in east London. Participants … Read more Britain will ‘host world’s first Covid-19 vaccine challenge trial’, reports

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

John Legend reveals he and pregnant wife Chrissy Teigen use couples’ therapy

John Legend has revealed he and his wife Chrissy Teigen use couples’ therapy to help strengthen their seven-year marriage.  In a new interview with Cosmopolitan UK, the musician, 41, detailed the secrets to their long-lasting relationship and credited the coronavirus lockdown for allowing him to spend more time with his daughter Luna, four, and son Miles, … Read more John Legend reveals he and pregnant wife Chrissy Teigen use couples’ therapy

Rishi Sunak CANCELS autumn Budget as he prepares new ‘furlough 2.0’ winter economy plan

Rishi Sunak has cancelled plans for a Budget later this year amid fears over the economic impact of a second wave of coronavirus. Questions had already been raised over whether the Chancellor’s set piece autumn announcement, broadly penned in for November, would go ahead. But the Treasury this afternoon confirmed it had been put back … Read more Rishi Sunak CANCELS autumn Budget as he prepares new ‘furlough 2.0’ winter economy plan

Rishi Sunak CANCELS autumn Budget as he prepares new ‘furlough 2.0’ winter economy plan

Rishi Sunak CANCELS autumn Budget as he prepares new ‘furlough 2.0’ winter economy plan to save millions of jobs and businesses amid threat of second national lockdown By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent and Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 16:45 BST, 23 September 2020 | Updated: 16:53 BST, 23 September 2020 Rishi Sunak … Read more Rishi Sunak CANCELS autumn Budget as he prepares new ‘furlough 2.0’ winter economy plan

Kate Garraway reveals she’s suffering from a mystery eye injury

‘It’s really hurting’: Kate Garraway reveals she’s suffering from a mystery eye injury as she confesses she can barely read song names while working on her Smooth Radio show By Joanna Crawley For Mailonline Published: 15:26 BST, 23 September 2020 | Updated: 16:04 BST, 23 September 2020 Kate Garraway has told fans that she is … Read more Kate Garraway reveals she’s suffering from a mystery eye injury

Coronavirus UK: Man in ‘plague doctor’ outfit seen scaring children

The ‘plague doctors’ are back! Police probe creepy 17th Century physician seen scaring children near duck pond – weeks after spate of sightings across UK at start of pandemic Gloucestershire Police want to offer advice on the ‘appropriateness’ of the outfit Mask similar to what doctors wore when treating people with Bubonic Plague Similar sightings … Read more Coronavirus UK: Man in ‘plague doctor’ outfit seen scaring children

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

Covid-19 restrictions could mean elderly in care homes have no visitors for a YEAR, Age UK warns

FEBRUARY – SAGE scientists warned Government ‘very early on’ about the risk to care homes Britain’s chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, revealed in April that he and other senior scientists warned politicians ‘very early on’ about the risk COVID-19 posed to care homes.    He said: ‘So very early on we looked at a number … Read more Covid-19 restrictions could mean elderly in care homes have no visitors for a YEAR, Age UK warns