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Coronavirus: Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden defends students' university return

It comes as scientists warn university outbreaks are "entirely predictable" and had been modelled. go to Article >

Football fans face long wait to return to stadiums as coronavirus rates rise

7 Days ago Sports Source:

Football in England will continue to be played behind closed doors until coronavirus infection rates begin to call is the latest warning by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden read more

Palladium yes, stadium no: ‘inconsistencies’ frustrate sports fans

7 Days ago News Source:

Description  Culture secretary Oliver Dowden says behind-closed-doors events is ‘positively hateful’ but unavoidable Credits  Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Alt Text... read more

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden defends university fees amid student lockdown

24 Days ago Politics Source:

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has defended university fees during student lockdown. read more

Students Only Allowed Home At Christmas If Public Follows Lockdown Rules, Says Culture Secretary

24 Days ago Other Source:

University students will only be allowed to return home to their families at Christmas if the public follows the new coronavirus lockdown rules,  a cabinet minister has said. The government is under pressure to guarantee young people are not... read more

Government deliver update on when fans can return to games

9 Days ago Sports Source:

Culture secretary Oliver Dowden has defended the government's position read more

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden to be quizzed on return of fans as frustrations grows

13 Days ago News Source:

The government scrapped plans for spectators to come back on a socially-distanced basis from 1 October due to a spike in coronavirus cases read more

No.10 'Expects' University Students To Be Allowed To Go Home For Christmas

23 Days ago Other Source:

Downing Street has said it “expects” that students will be able to go home for Christmas despite coronavirus outbreaks on campuses. It marks an apparent relaxing of the government’s position after culture secretary Oliver Dowden could only say... read more

Third Wave Of Coronavirus 'Entirely Possible', Explains Sage Expert

24 Days ago Entertainment Source:

A third wave of coronavirus is “entirely possible”, with lockdowns only deferring the problem, an expert has warned. Mark Woolhouse, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh, said that while strict measures... read more

Government Defends Pub Curfew Despite Scenes Of Impromptu Street Parties

24 Days ago News Source:

The culture secretary has said there is “definitely science” behind the 10pm curfew for pubs, bars and restaurants, despite scenes of impromptu street parties in cities after closing time across England. Videos posted to social media on... read more

Students told to obey coronavirus rules or spend Christmas trapped at university

24 Days ago News Source:

Cabinet Minister Oliver Dowden says he hoped university students would be able to return to their families for Christmas, but it relied on slashing the rate of infection read more