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Johnson urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease in England

Johnson urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease in England

Johnson urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease in England

29 March 2021

The Prime Minister warns that there is still a danger of a third wave of Covid-19 spreading from Europe.


Protesters urged to ‘engage’ with police ahead of latest Kill the Bill demo

Protesters urged to ‘engage’ with police ahead of latest Kill the Bill demo

Protesters urged to ‘engage’ with police ahead of latest Kill the Bill demo

29 March 2021

There have been three demonstrations in Bristol in the last week which have turned violent and a fourth protest is planned for Tuesday night.


Johnson: UK looking ‘very closely’ at coronavirus surge in France

Johnson: UK looking ‘very closely’ at coronavirus surge in France

Johnson: UK looking ‘very closely’ at coronavirus surge in France

29 March 2021

More than 4,800 patients are in intensive care in France, nearly matching the most during the country’s previous coronavirus surge in November.


PM ‘thrilled’ to be able to play tennis while Sir Keir opts for five-a-side

PM ‘thrilled’ to be able to play tennis while Sir Keir opts for five-a-side

PM ‘thrilled’ to be able to play tennis while Sir Keir opts for five-a-side

29 March 2021

Outdoor sports facilities reopened on Monday as lockdown restrictions were eased in England.


PM rules out lifting overseas travel ban to visit friends and relatives

PM rules out lifting overseas travel ban to visit friends and relatives

PM rules out lifting overseas travel ban to visit friends and relatives

29 March 2021

Boris Johnson said the UK must ‘do as much as we can to prevent the virus coming back in from abroad’.


Former boxing champion Arthur to stand as candidate for Alba Party

Former boxing champion Arthur to stand as candidate for Alba Party

Former boxing champion Arthur to stand as candidate for Alba Party

29 March 2021

Former world champion Alex Arthur aims to win a seat for Alex Salmond’s new pro-independence party in Lothian.


Micheal Martin pours cold water on reports Ireland is in line for UK vaccines

Micheal Martin pours cold water on reports Ireland is in line for UK vaccines

Micheal Martin pours cold water on reports Ireland is in line for UK vaccines

29 March 2021

The Taoiseach said he had received no official contact from the UK government after reports Ireland could receive 3.7 million surplus vaccines.


Starmer praises families of coronavirus victims as work begins on memorial wall

Starmer praises families of coronavirus victims as work begins on memorial wall

Starmer praises families of coronavirus victims as work begins on memorial wall

29 March 2021

The Labour leader visited the wall that will eventually be made up of almost 150,000 hand-drawn hearts and be more than a kilometre long.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

29 March 2021

Corby, Rotherham and Barnsley are currently recording the highest rates.


Beating Labour will ‘extinguish’ influence of Corbyn, says Welsh Tory leader

Beating Labour will ‘extinguish’ influence of Corbyn, says Welsh Tory leader

Beating Labour will ‘extinguish’ influence of Corbyn, says Welsh Tory leader

29 March 2021

Andrew RT Davies called on voters to ‘finish the job’ of ending Corbynism.


Novavax coronavirus vaccine – all you need to know

Novavax coronavirus vaccine – all you need to know

Novavax coronavirus vaccine – all you need to know

29 March 2021

According to results of a phase three trial in the UK, the jab offers 100% protection against severe disease.


Downing Street insists PM acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Arcuri claims

Downing Street insists PM acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Arcuri claims

Downing Street insists PM acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Arcuri claims

29 March 2021

The Prime Minister’s press secretary Allegra Stratton said there was ‘no case to answer’ for Boris Johnson.


GSK to support manufacture of Novavax Covid-19 jab at Barnard Castle facility

GSK to support manufacture of Novavax Covid-19 jab at Barnard Castle facility

GSK to support manufacture of Novavax Covid-19 jab at Barnard Castle facility

29 March 2021

Boris Johnson said the deal will ‘further boost our vaccine rollout’.


Inquiry into sexual abuse claims backed by private school chief

Inquiry into sexual abuse claims backed by private school chief

Inquiry into sexual abuse claims backed by private school chief

29 March 2021

Barnaby Lenon said ‘further work needs to be done’ to address reports of sexual offences in schools and across wider society.


GHB drug to be reclassified following use in ‘truly sickening crimes’

GHB drug to be reclassified following use in ‘truly sickening crimes’

GHB drug to be reclassified following use in ‘truly sickening crimes’

29 March 2021

Priti Patel announced that she will tighten the restrictions around GHB and related substances by moving them from class C to class B.


Clearing Suez Canal backlog likely to take until end of week

Clearing Suez Canal backlog likely to take until end of week

Clearing Suez Canal backlog likely to take until end of week

29 March 2021

Around 400 ships are waiting to get through the vital canal.


Highly pathogenic strain of bird flu detected at Staffordshire farm

Highly pathogenic strain of bird flu detected at Staffordshire farm

Highly pathogenic strain of bird flu detected at Staffordshire farm

29 March 2021

Human cases of H5N8 infection were reported to the World Health Organisation for the first time in February this year, PHE said.


Ministers ‘to discuss putting France on red list’ amid rise in coronavirus cases

Ministers ‘to discuss putting France on red list’ amid rise in coronavirus cases

Ministers ‘to discuss putting France on red list’ amid rise in coronavirus cases

29 March 2021

There are growing signs of a third wave spreading across continental Europe.


Young woman gets 16 years behind bars over ‘devil’s breath’ poison murder

Young woman gets 16 years behind bars over ‘devil’s breath’ poison murder

Young woman gets 16 years behind bars over ‘devil’s breath’ poison murder

29 March 2021

Diana Cristea helped and encouraged boyfriend Joel Osei in a plan to target men on gay dating app Grindr and rob them and drain their bank accounts.


UK festivals ‘face wave of cancellations without Government insurance backing’

UK festivals ‘face wave of cancellations without Government insurance backing’

UK festivals ‘face wave of cancellations without Government insurance backing’

29 March 2021

Trade groups for the live music sector said they have started to see a ‘steady stream’ of cancellations for summer events.


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