"We’ve been able to relax a bit over the summer, the disease levels have been really quite low in the UK through the summer but these latest figures really show us that as much as people might like to say “oh well it’s gone away” – this hasn’t gone away. … [Read more...] about UK ‘relaxed too much about coronavirus’ over summer and now cases are soaring
Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick warned at Sunday's No 10 briefing that "large gatherings in places of worship, particularly because of the demographic in some faiths, because of singing hymns and so on - which can lead to exhalation - can create particular problems." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: What is the future of religious worship in the UK?
Richard Ratcliffe, who met Mr Hunt on Monday afternoon, described how his wife was told by members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard that she would be "safer afterwards" if she spied on the UK Department for International Development and London-based organisation Small Media. … [Read more...] about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iran ‘tried to get jailed mum to spy on UK’
UK ambassador to US resigns in Trump leaks row Leaked Trump emails row: What do we know? But he defended his conduct during his three years in Washington, saying it was the job of diplomats to report in unvarnished terms about the workings of foreign governments and how they could affect the UK national interest. … [Read more...] about Kim Darroch: Former top UK diplomat ‘does not regret’ Trump criticism
Minister: New bill will 'break international law' Ministers unveil post-Brexit powers for UK nations Fresh row over devolved powers after Brexit What do I need to know about Brexit now? The legislation will see Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland handed powers in areas such as air quality and building efficiency currently regulated at EU level. … [Read more...] about Brexit: Ministers to unveil law on policing UK trade