"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
It added that people "close to Sir Jonathan said he was 'very unhappy' about the decision to overwrite parts of the Northern Ireland protocol, part of the 2019 withdrawal agreement, with new powers in the UK internal market bill." … [Read more...] about Civil service: Government’s top lawyer to stand down
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?
Mr Ratcliffe's MP, Tulip Siddiq, who joined him in the meeting, said he had failed to obtain a visa to visit Iran over the last 19 months and had not seen his daughter Gabriella, who is living in the country with her maternal grandparents, during that time. … [Read more...] about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Government considers diplomatic protection
Briton jailed in Iran begins hunger strike Prisoner caught in Iran power struggle Nazanin's husband tells of jail anguish Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe is going on an initial three-day hunger strike in Iran's Evin prison, alongside prominent Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi, but may strike for longer if her demands are not met. … [Read more...] about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iran ‘tried to get jailed mum to spy on UK’