MPs must share decision making burden on draconian coronavirus laws – Tory rebel
MPs must share in the “dreadful burden” of decision making on “draconian” coronavirus restrictions, a Tory rebel leading calls for Parliament to be given a vote before new laws come into force has said.
Minister sees strengths in BBC critics eyed for top UK media jobs
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s culture minister said on Sunday that two prominent critics of the BBC who have reportedly been offered important roles in the British media had “strengths”.
Coronavirus: New UK COVID-19 cases fall for second day in a row
The number of new coronavirus cases recorded in the UK has fallen for the second day in a row.
UK says test result issue on England’s COVID-19 app resolved
September 27, 2020LONDON (Reuters) – An issue with England’s COVID-19 smartphone app, launched to curb the spread of the virus, which meant it could not accept around a third of test results has been resolved, the government said on Sunday.
Matt Ratana shooting: Man arrested on suspicion of supplying firearm over police officer's death
A man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a firearm following the fatal shooting of a police officer in a custody suite.
Covid 19 coronavirus: 500,000 sharks face slaughter for vaccine development
Sharks face being slaughtered for the coronavirus vaccine, as conservationists warn as many as half a million could be killed for global supplies.One of the ingredients in some versions of the Covid-19 vaccine under development...
'Entirely possible' UK will see third wave of virus, scientist warns
Britain could face a third wave of coronavirus and lockdown does not solve the problem, a Government scientific advisor has warned. Professor Mark Woolhouse, a member of the Sage scientific advisory group, said a third wave was "entirely possible". “That’s entirely possible, a scenario I mentioned earlier does actually include this possibility," the epidemiologist told BBC's Andrew Marr.
Croydon police shooting: CCTV 'shows events' of fatal shooting of police officer Matt Ratana by handcuffed suspect
Four addresses are being searched by detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a police officer in a custody suite in London.
Boris Johnson faces revolt over forcing through Covid measures
Amendment calling for votes on new restrictions is winning cross-party supportCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson is facing a massive parliamentary revolt over the way he is imposing Covid-19 restrictions on the British people without first consulting MPs – amid new signs that confidence in his leadership is collapsing in the Conservative party and across the country.
Bank of England official defends negative rates as recovery is 'interrupted'
Monetary Policy Committee member Silvana Tenreyro rejects criticisms over the policy
Coronavirus: 'Comply with the principles in order for you college students house for Christmas', says tradition secretary
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Royal aides planning to distance British royal family from Prince Harry, Meghan Markle?
It is being said that the Sussex's comments could further risk their links to the monarchy as royal aides believe they 'violated' the Megxit deal.