Tory MPs warn Boris Johnson not to delay unlocking country on June 21 over Covid vaccine refuseniks

Tory ministers and MPs last night told Boris Johnson they would not accept Covid curbs being extended to protect jab refuseniks. They urged him to press ahead with the final stage of unlocking next month, even if scientists say the fast-spreading Indian variant poses a risk to the small band of anti-vaxxers. One Cabinet minister … Read more

Tory MPs warn Boris Johnson not to delay unlocking country on June 21 over Covid vaccine refuseniks

Can people come over to my house again? Yes. Up to six people from multiple households or an unlimited number of people from two households will be allowed to visit you inside your house again. Can people stay over at my house again? Yes. People from outside your household will be allowed to stay overnight, … Read more

India sees cases officially drop below 300,000 a day but now country threatened by killer cyclone

India has seen the number of Covid-19 cases drop below 300,000 a day for the first time in three weeks – but as the country grapples with a second wave, it must also contend with a killer cyclone. Cyclone Tauktae bore down on India on Monday, disrupting the nation’s urgent response to its devastating Covid-19 … Read more

Matt Hancock warns hug ‘carefully’: Brits are urged to be cautious as country unlocks tomorrow

Matt Hancock today warned people to ‘be careful’ when hugging others on Monday, as England prepares to finally unlock from Covid lockdown. Theatres, cinemas and art galleries will be allowed to open across the country for the first time this year when more lockdown measures are eased tomorrow. Restaurants and pubs will also be able … Read more

Matt Hancock warns hug ‘carefully’: Brits are urged to be cautious as country unlocks tomorrow

Matt Hancock today warned people to ‘be careful’ when hugging others on Monday, as England prepares to finally unlock from Covid lockdown. Theatres, cinemas and art galleries will be allowed to open across the country for the first time this year when more lockdown measures are eased tomorrow. Restaurants and pubs will also be able … Read more

Portugal’s tourism minister says country is ready for influx of British tourists

Portugal’s tourism minister has announced ‘everything is open’ for British tourists when borders open on Monday.    Restaurants, coffee shops and bars have been opened up in time for an expected influx of holidaymakers next week, Rita Marques revealed this morning. She told BBC Breakfast: ‘We have been working hard to tackle the pandemic, as I said, … Read more

Portugal’s tourism minister says country is ready for influx of British tourists

Portugal’s tourism minister has announced ‘everything is open’ for British tourists when borders open on Monday.    Restaurants, coffee shops and bars have been opened up in time for an expected influx of holidaymakers next week, Rita Marques revealed this morning. She told BBC Breakfast: ‘We have been working hard to tackle the pandemic, as I said, … Read more

Unite leadership hopeful accused of racism after calling for Home Secretary leave the country 

A leadership candidate for one of Britain’s biggest trade unions was accused of racism last night after he called for Priti Patel to be deported. Howard Beckett is running to succeed Len McCluskey as general secretary of Unite. In a message posted on Twitter yesterday, he called for the Home Secretary, Britain’s most senior ethnic minority … Read more

Unite leadership hopeful accused of racism after calling for Home Secretary leave the country 

A leadership candidate for one of Britain’s biggest trade unions was accused of racism last night after he called for Priti Patel to be deported. Howard Beckett is running to succeed Len McCluskey as general secretary of Unite. In a message posted on Twitter yesterday, he called for the Home Secretary, Britain’s most senior ethnic minority … Read more

Bella Hadid opens herself to allegations of anti-Semitism after claiming Israel is not a country

Supermodel sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid have sparked a firestorm over an Instagram post that said Israel was not a country, but rather a land settled by colonizers.  Bella, who has nearly 42 million followers on the platform, published the series of cartoons Wednesday that called Israel ‘occupiers’ and called Palestinians ‘oppressed.’ Her sister Gigi then … Read more