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Ministers Ignored Plea To Lock Down London Because It's A Labour City, Hints Sadiq Khan

London mayor Sadiq Khan has suggested the government ignored his pleas for stricter coronavirus measures in the capital because of party politics. Khan also said ministers lack the humility to change their approach to tackling the outbreak despite it clearly being unsuccessful. When asked why the government had not placed London into... go to Article >

Scottish MP With Coronavirus Got Train To London And Back

60 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

An MP has admitted travelling from Scotland to London and back by train despite having coronavirus. Margaret Ferrier said she “apologised unreservedly” and admitted “there is no excuse for my actions”. She broke self isolation restrictions... read more

Let's Be Clear, Another National Lockdown Would Be Boris Johnson's Failure – And No One Else's

58 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

In the year that has lasted forever and a day, I cast my mind back to early March. Spring was threatening to come into bloom, and I was struggling through my first pregnancy. At five months pregnant, I was looking forward to a summer full of... read more

Trick Or Treat Ban For Children In Local Lockdown This Halloween, No.10 Confirms

59 Days ago News Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Halloween trick or treating will be cancelled for children in local lockdowns that currently restrict the activities of 16.8m people, Downing Street has confirmed. No.10 said the rules were “clear” and that parents living under restrictions... read more

UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer at PMQs as more regions of England go into tier 3

40 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Latest updates: South Yorkshire third region in England to get strictest measures after local leaders agreed a deal with government South Yorkshire agrees to go under tier 3 Covid restrictions Andy Burnham hits out at Tory MPs over negotiations... read more

UK coronavirus live: Sturgeon warns going 'soft' a mistake as she says Scotland won't ignore scientific advice

48 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Latest updates: minister says Covid restrictions require ‘difficult judgment’ of protecting lives while prioritising education and jobs Ministers ignored Sage advice to impose lockdown Tempers flare over new rules Redundancies rise at record... read more

Keir Stamer Calls For New Powers For Mayors To Decide Local Lockdowns

60 Days ago News Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Keir Starmer has called for council chiefs and mayors to be urgently given new powers over both local lockdowns and NHS Test and Trace. Amid a growing revolt among local leaders at fresh restrictions imposed by the Tory government, the Labour... read more

‘Last chance saloon’: four potential outcomes for UK if Covid cases continue to spike

70 Days ago News Source: Theweek.co.uk

Description  Boris Johnson has a number of options for reversing the rise - but all could be painful to stomach Credits  Isabel Infantes/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text... read more

Belly Mujinga: Colleagues Speak Out As CPS 'Reviews Evidence' Around Spit Attack

178 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. Two months ago today, rail worker Belly Mujinga died after she was reportedly spat at while on duty at Victoria Station by a man claiming... read more

Who Was Cecil Rhodes And Why Do Campaigners Want To Topple His Statue At Oxford University?

174 Days ago Entertainment Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Calls to remove the statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes from an Oxford college have been reignited amid anti-racism demonstrations. The Rhodes Must Fall Oxford campaign group, alongside other student groups, argue that the university has “failed... read more

Reaction: Boris Johnson tells Black Lives Matter protesters ‘I hear you’

174 Days ago News Source: Theweek.co.uk

Description  PM calls for calm as Sadiq Khan orders review of London’s slavery-linked statues PM calls for calm as Sadiq Khan orders review of London’s slavery-linked statues In Depth... read more