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Short, sharp lockdown considered to tackle virus in Wales – Mark Drakeford

Short, sharp lockdown considered to tackle virus in Wales – Mark Drakeford

Short, sharp lockdown considered to tackle virus in Wales – Mark Drakeford

16 October 2020

The nation’s First Minister said a circuit-breaker is being looked at ‘very carefully’ by his Government.


Wetherspoon boss urges Government to call time on 10pm pubs curfew

Wetherspoon boss urges Government to call time on 10pm pubs curfew

Wetherspoon boss urges Government to call time on 10pm pubs curfew

16 October 2020

Tim Martin has accused ministers of ‘shooting from the hip’ with Covid-19 regulations for licensed premises.


Sage warns there is ‘no clear evidence’ of change to pandemic

Sage warns there is ‘no clear evidence’ of change to pandemic

Sage warns there is ‘no clear evidence’ of change to pandemic

16 October 2020

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies said cases continue to grow exponentially.


Prevent team had no specific training on terror offenders, attack inquest told

Prevent team had no specific training on terror offenders, attack inquest told

Prevent team had no specific training on terror offenders, attack inquest told

16 October 2020

Convicted terrorist Usman Khan killed Cambridge University graduates Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt during a prisoner rehabilitation event.


A-star student became terrorist after ‘disappearing down internet rabbit hole’

A-star student became terrorist after ‘disappearing down internet rabbit hole’

A-star student became terrorist after ‘disappearing down internet rabbit hole’

16 October 2020

Former grammar school pupil Harry Vaughan was warned he faces a jail sentence after pleading guilty to 14 terror offences.


Sturgeon ‘frustrated and depressed’ by prospect of no-deal Brexit

Sturgeon ‘frustrated and depressed’ by prospect of no-deal Brexit

Sturgeon ‘frustrated and depressed’ by prospect of no-deal Brexit

16 October 2020

Scotland’s First Minister argued coronavirus should have ‘100% of our time and energy’.


Royal Navy investigating leak on board aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales

Royal Navy investigating leak on board aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales

Royal Navy investigating leak on board aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales

16 October 2020

It is the second time that the £3 billion warship has developed a leak.


North East people must ‘step up’ to avoid Tier 3, mayor says

North East people must ‘step up’ to avoid Tier 3, mayor says

North East people must ‘step up’ to avoid Tier 3, mayor says

16 October 2020

North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll said everyone can help to protect jobs, businesses and health.


Lancashire to face toughest coronavirus restrictions as it enters Tier 3

Lancashire to face toughest coronavirus restrictions as it enters Tier 3

Lancashire to face toughest coronavirus restrictions as it enters Tier 3

16 October 2020

The Covid-19 rate across the whole of Lancashire is 345.1 cases per 100,000, up from 241.2 in the previous week.


Tougher drugs testing in prisons moves step forward after passing Commons hurdle

Tougher drugs testing in prisons moves step forward after passing Commons hurdle

Tougher drugs testing in prisons moves step forward after passing Commons hurdle

16 October 2020

Justice minister Lucy Frazer offered the Government’s support for the Bill.


Wetherspoon boss cannot ‘rule out’ job cuts as firm makes first loss since 1984

Wetherspoon boss cannot ‘rule out’ job cuts as firm makes first loss since 1984

Wetherspoon boss cannot ‘rule out’ job cuts as firm makes first loss since 1984

16 October 2020

Tim Martin said it would also depend on the Government as to how long the pub chain could last without further financial support.


William and Kate mark one year since Pakistan tour with virtual Pictionary

William and Kate mark one year since Pakistan tour with virtual Pictionary

William and Kate mark one year since Pakistan tour with virtual Pictionary

16 October 2020

The couple joined in with the game on a video call to children in Islamabad.


Covid-19: Medics are ‘extremely worried’ about the next few weeks

Covid-19: Medics are ‘extremely worried’ about the next few weeks

Covid-19: Medics are ‘extremely worried’ about the next few weeks

16 October 2020

Dr Indeewar Kapila said intensive care units in the North West are getting busier.


What does the law say on Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions?

What does the law say on Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions?

What does the law say on Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions?

16 October 2020

Lancashire will face the tougher Tier 3 rules from Saturday, joining the Liverpool City Region.


Highest proportion of adults travelling to work since lockdown – ONS

Highest proportion of adults travelling to work since lockdown – ONS

Highest proportion of adults travelling to work since lockdown – ONS

16 October 2020

This is despite the Government urging people to work from home if possible on September 22.


Universities face mounting pressure to switch to online classes amid Covid-19

Universities face mounting pressure to switch to online classes amid Covid-19

Universities face mounting pressure to switch to online classes amid Covid-19

16 October 2020

A union has launched a petition calling for face-to-face lessons to be abandoned immediately due to coronavirus cases.


MPs support ban on children getting Botox and cosmetic fillers

MPs support ban on children getting Botox and cosmetic fillers

MPs support ban on children getting Botox and cosmetic fillers

16 October 2020

The Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill received an unopposed second reading and will undergo further scrutiny at a later date.


What are the rules in Lancashire now it has moved to Tier 3?

What are the rules in Lancashire now it has moved to Tier 3?

What are the rules in Lancashire now it has moved to Tier 3?

16 October 2020

The new system in England sees areas put into different categories labelled as medium, high or very high risk.


Negotiations continue over second Transport for London bailout

Negotiations continue over second Transport for London bailout

Negotiations continue over second Transport for London bailout

16 October 2020

A £1.6 billion bailout agreed in May only put funding in place until Saturday.


Medical drone delivery service receives UK Space Agency backing

Medical drone delivery service receives UK Space Agency backing

Medical drone delivery service receives UK Space Agency backing

16 October 2020

Using the drones to help in the Covid-19 response will avoid courier call-out waiting times, free up NHS staff and cut unnecessary physical contact.


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