She said XR was “attempting to thwart the media’s right to publish without fear nor favour”, and claimed their campaign of civil disobedience was “a shameful attack on our way of life, our economy and the livelihoods of the hard working majority”. … [Read more...] about Extinction Rebellion ‘criminals’ threaten UK’s way of life, says Priti Patel
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'Which brings me back to why it's still so important that the critical measure here – although testing is really important, whether it be mass testing or whether it be our routine NHS Test and Trace – the issue is that if people have symptoms they need to come out of society in order to prevent disease transmission.' … [Read more...] about UK announces 2,919 more coronavirus cases 14 deaths as England braces for tougher lockdown rules from Monday amid rising cases in young people
Nick Thomas-Symonds, the shadow home secretary, urged the government to act. He said: “The government should live up to our responsibilities and promises as a country and look to work with international partners so we can immediately offer sanctuary and home to some of the unaccompanied children in this terrible situation.” … [Read more...] about UK urged to take in refugees after fire at Lesbos migrant camp
The number of people allowed to meet inside or outside varies in the UK's four nations. If you are meeting indoors: up to eight people from three different households can meet in Scotland; up to six people from two households in Northern Ireland; up to four households can form an "extended household" in Wales. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Social gatherings above six banned in England from 14 September
Additional new government actions were not immediately clear. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar was to 'take all appropriate and necessary steps' so health care workers could get respirators needed when treating coronavirus patients. Shortages are a concern, as is the manufacture of many face masks for industrial rather than medical use. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump BANS visitors from Europe from entering the US for 30 days starting at midnight on Friday – but excludes the UK and Ireland – in effort to staunch coronavirus pandemic. But how will it slow spread of virus ALREADY inside US?