Boris Johnson says UK is at a ‘perilous turning point’ and tells Brits to work from home
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain was at a “perilous turning point” and that he had to act now to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
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Theresa May attacks 'reckless' Boris Johnson as she threatens to lead Brexit rebellion
UK coronavirus cases jump by 3,899 as deaths rise by 18
The UK has recorded nearly 4,000 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, and a further 18 deaths.
Matt Hancock warns UK is at 'tipping point' for more lockdown measures
Matt Hancock has warned the UK is at a ‘tipping point’ and tighter lockdown measures may be needed to curb the spread of coronavirus.
EU regulator backs dexamethasone as COVID-19 treatment
Europe’s healthcare regulator has endorsed using dexamethasone to treat COVID-19 patients with breathing difficulties, paving the way for the steroid to become the region’s second approved treatment for the respiratory illness.
Almost Half U.K. Firms Plan to Cut or Freeze Hiring, CBI Says
Almost half of firms plan to cut hiring or not recruit at all over the next year, the U.K.’s biggest business lobby group said, adding to the gloom surrounding the country’s job market.
Lancashire expected to be placed under tighter lockdown measures
Lancashire will be placed under tighter lockdown measures with an announcement confirming the move tomorrow, Sky News understands.
Positive COVID-19 cases up 167% in England since end of August - tracing scheme
There has been an 167% increase in the number of new people testing positive for COVID-19 in England, the National Health Service’s Test and Trace scheme said on Thursday.
UK's Raab says we can do a 'win-win' U.S. trade deal
Britain’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that he was confident of a post-Brexit free trade deal with the United States. “We discussed progress on our Free Trade Agreement negotiations since we last met, and the importance of a clean, resilient, economic recovery from COVID-19,” Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said in Washington alongside Mike Pompeo.
Eat Out To Help Out discounts push inflation down to 0.2%
Inflation fell to 0.2% last month as the Eat Out To Help Out scheme pushed down prices in restaurants and cafes, new figures show.
Trump Says COVID Vaccine Could Come in 'Weeks' Despite AstraZeneca Setback
"This is a vaccine that we're going to have very soon," the president said. "By the end of the year. But much sooner than that perhaps."
EU report reveals: 630,000 deaths a year from pollution
Researchers have examined the impact of the environment on the health of Europeans. Result: Air pollution, noise and heat are particularly dangerous. But there is good news too.
Coronavirus: Online boom push retail sales up but high street still suffering
Consumers working and shopping from home helped retail sales to their best growth since the start of the pandemic last month but there was little cheer for the high street, new figures show.