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Coronavirus: More than 9 million expected to be furloughed

28 min 47 sec ago
New analysis underlines a surge in demand for the government's Job Retention Scheme.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson spends second night in intensive care

11 hours 25 min ago
Boris Johnson's condition is "stable", No 10 says, as the foreign secretary describes him as a "fighter".

Coronavirus: Have the Brits stranded abroad got home yet?

11 hours 39 min ago
The government pledged to help UK nationals stuck abroad, so how many have managed to get back?

Brexit trade talks continuing in ‘difficult times’

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 19:23
The UK’s chief negotiator says more discussions will take place with the EU in April and May.

Theresa May: My thoughts and prayers are with Boris

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 16:53
Former prime minister Theresa May has said she is hoping for a "speedy and good recovery" for Boris Johnson.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson stable and 'in good spirits' and in hospital

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 14:13
Boris Johnson is "in good spirits" and is being given oxygen, after spending the night in intensive care.

New Labour leader Starmer praised by Jewish groups for 'good start'

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 13:37
The new Labour leader held a call with community representatives about anti-Semitism in the party.

Coronavirus: Mayor apologises for PM 'deserves this' comments

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 12:47
The Derbyshire councillor was responding to a post about Boris Johnson being in intensive care.

Coronavirus: YouTube tightens rules after David Icke 5G interview

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 12:34
Videos will now be deleted if they falsely link coronavirus to 5G mobile networks.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson spends night in intensive care after symptoms worsen

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 07:58
World leaders send Boris Johnson messages of support, after his symptoms worsened on Monday afternoon.

Coronavirus: Who's in charge if a prime minister is incapacitated?

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 23:14
The rules for what happens if a PM is incapacitated are unclear - but we have some ideas about how the situation may play out.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 20:28
The PM has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise for him, a No 10 spokesman said.

Coronavirus: Too early to consider lockdown exit strategy, says Raab

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 19:27
The foreign secretary says measures are "beginning to work", as the number of deaths reaches 5,373.

Labour: Ed Miliband returns to Labour shadow cabinet

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 17:19
The former party leader is appointed shadow business secretary by Sir Keir Starmer.

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon defends response to Calderwood revelations

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 15:45
Scotland's first minister says she is "deeply sorry" for the situation, but stands by her decision-making.

Coronavirus: Closing parks and open spaces in lockdown should be 'last resort'

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 15:43
The communities secretary warns councils to be "judicious" over locking up green spaces.

Coronavirus: Labour MP Tony Lloyd in hospital

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 15:33
Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd, 70, is said to be in a stable condition and responding to treatment.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson in 'good spirits' in hospital

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 14:29
The prime minister is undergoing "routine tests", 10 days after he was diagnosed with coronavirus.

Who is Dominic Raab?

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 12:50
A look at the man in line to take over from Boris Johnson, if the PM's coronavirus gets worse.

Coronavirus: Scotland's chief medical officer resigns over lockdown trips

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 00:02
Scotland's chief medical officer quits after visiting her second home despite the lockdown rules.

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