While social distances would remain in place, the ban on household mixing in tiers two and three will likely be lifted for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day through to December 28. … [Read more...] about Tier 3 lockdown rules: What are the new ‘very high’ restrictions announced today?
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UK faces 10 days of lockdown to pay for five days of Christmas, health boss warns Christmas back on as Sage experts model package of measures to relax lockdown Pfizer Covid vaccine is now 95% effective and could get sign off ‘within days’ for mid-December roll out The Covid hotspots that could go into highest tier when lockdown ends In England, another 282 coronavirus deaths were confirmed today, bringing the total number of fatalities in English hospitals to 37,124. … [Read more...] about UK Covid cases fall for second week in a row with 19,609 infections and 529 deaths as Christmas hopes grow
Liz Truss, the former deputy director of the Reform thinktank, set up the FEG because she feared Britain was turning against the free market. Truss says: "It is not just about the government. It is about the wider climate in Britain, which has not been conducive to free enterprise. If you look at opinion polls, the concept of the free market is more popular in China, Germany and America than it is in Britain. We want to have a more positive attitude towards making profit, wealth creation." … [Read more...] about Conservative party’s 301 radicals seek to shake up 1922 status quo
Michael McFaul, who was US ambassador to Russia until last month, said: "This is not just an episodic glitch in US-Russian relations, this is a profound turning point. I don't see any support for what Russia is doing now and it is going to be this way for a long time." After the announcement of the US sanctions, a message on Navalny's Twitter account read: "So there are no illusions, for this happiness about the introduction of sanctions against thieves, some of us will have to pay. I better get a bag ready for jail." … [Read more...] about Crimea crisis: US sanction list is who’s who of Vladimir Putin’s inner circle