UK coronavirus live: education secretary says Covid-19 unlikely to spread in classrooms

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gavin Williamson says plans for school reopening guided by evidence of little transmission Global coronavirus live: latest updates LIVE Updated Gavin Williamson, the education secretary, in Downing Street last Läs mer…

Q&A: what’s the real story behind recent UK refugee arrivals?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Q: Media reports suggest that many refugees are making a beeline for the UK. Is this correct? A: The UK is home to just 1% of the world’s 29.6 Läs mer…

'The system needs to change': Dawn Butler on being stopped by police

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I was going through Hackney with my friend, who was driving. He’s male and he’s black. There were two police cars and the sirens went off, and we were Läs mer…

The Guardian view on Brexit bureaucracy: tied up in red tape | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The government did not quite achieve the Brexit breakthrough it was seeking on Friday, when there was hope that a fast-tracked trade agreement with Japan might be reached. But Läs mer…

John Hume believed in the EU and building bridges | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; John Hume John Hume believed in the EU and building bridges Hume was a fervent supporter of European integration, writes Harry Schneider, while Brian Simpson and Catharine Sadler remember Läs mer…

Labour MP Dawn Butler stopped by police in London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Metropolitan police Car driven by a friend pulled over, with officers subsequently admitting they made a mistake ‘It makes you realise that there’s something really not right with the Läs mer…

UK to plunge into deepest slump on record with worst fall in GDP among G7

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Economic growth (GDP) Official measure to be declared this week as coronavirus lockdown shrinks GDP by 21% in second quarter An empty street in Newcastle upon Tyne at the Läs mer…

This tech giant up for sale is a homegrown miracle – it must be saved for Britain | Will Hutton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion ARM This tech giant up for sale is a homegrown miracle – it must be saved for Britain Will Hutton If the Tories truly want to reshape the Läs mer…

Two-thirds of UK’s furloughed workers continued job in Covid-19 lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer UK job furlough scheme Male employees flouted government wage subsidy scheme more than women, survey reveals Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Chancellor Rishi Läs mer…

Two-thirds of UK’s furloughed workers continued job in Covid-19 lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer UK job furlough scheme Male employees flouted government wage subsidy scheme more than women, survey reveals Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Chancellor Rishi Läs mer…

Former Labour donors returning to party under Keir Starmer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Former Labour donors who had abandoned the party are already considering renewing their support under Keir Starmer’s leadership, it has emerged. Figures who have given the party large sums Läs mer…

Brexit backers Tate & Lyle set to gain £73m from end of EU trade tariffs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Greenpeace investigators say the firm, which also donated to the Conservatives, will be sole beneficiary of rule changes on importing raw cane sugar A company that backed Brexit and Läs mer…

Alarm at fingerprinting and custody proposal for Channel migrants

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK proposals to introduce hardline measures to discourage refugees and illegal migrants from seeking sanctuary have been met with alarm. The immigration minister, Chris Philp, called for migrants caught Läs mer…

Just 10 enforcement orders issued for breach of UK quarantine rules

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fears measures may be extended to France, but little enforcement appears to be taking place Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Just 10 enforcement orders have Läs mer…

Fresh calls for Metropolitan police to investigate Cummings' Durham trip

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Metropolitan police is facing fresh calls to investigate Dominic Cummings’ decision to leave London for Durham at the height of the coronavirus pandemic. The calls come after the Läs mer…

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Labour officials of sabotaging election campaign

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jeremy Corbyn and his former leadership team have openly accused disgruntled Labour officials of potentially costing the party the chance of victory by sabotaging the 2017 election campaign in Läs mer…

UK plan to use navy to stop migrant crossings is unlawful, lawyers warn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Priti Patel’s plans to use the navy to tackle the growing number of migrants crossing the Channel from northern France would be unlawful and dangerous, lawyers have warned. Thursday Läs mer…

Two stories, different witnesses. So where was Dominic Cummings on 19 April?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Witness accounts pile on pressure for PM’s aide to show proof he did not visit Durham a second time in lockdown Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus Läs mer…

Ex-Labour MP Eric Joyce gets suspended jail sentence over child abuse image

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Eric Joyce Former MP sentenced at Ipswich crown court to eight months in prison suspended for two years Eric Joyce arrives at Ipswich crown court on Friday. Photograph: Joe Läs mer…

Rishi Sunak: UK will not hesitate to add nations to quarantine list

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak Chancellor’s warning comes amid concerns France may lose its travel corridor status Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Passengers returning to Heathrow. The government Läs mer…

Brexit: UK government pledges £355m to cushion Northern Ireland businesses

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Support package unveiled to help firms with bureaucracy of moving goods across Irish Sea Belfast harbour. Businesses will be obliged to complete customs, security and transit forms on Läs mer…

UK coronavirus live: government monitoring France for quarantine after Norway reimposes restrictions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Speculation comes after new countries were added to UK list late on Thursday Belgium, Andorra and Bahamas added to UK’s quarantine list NHS must never again be a Covid-only Läs mer…

Refugees tell of brutality as people-smuggling across Channel booms

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Exclusive: People reportedly forced on to small boats at gunpoint as gangs move into trade Refugees have told of increasingly brutal tactics used by people-smugglers transporting thousands across the Läs mer…

Why a Biden presidency might not mean a return to pre-Trump foreign relations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; European leaders, desperate for an end to the Trump presidency, are being warned that four years of Joe Biden may present them with new challenges and not a simple Läs mer…

MPs urge Home Office to grant refugee status to all Uighurs arriving in UK

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Immigration and asylum Letter to home secretary points out growing evidence of genocide against Uighur people in China An ethnic Uighur demonstrator wears a mask as she attends a Läs mer…

The Cummings effect: study finds public faith was lost after aide's trip

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Dominic Cummings Confidence in government fell significantly after news of Durham stay, research says Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Dominic Cummings made the journey of Läs mer…

MPs to investigate surge in migrants crossing Channel in small boats

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; MPs are to investigate a surge in migrants crossing the English Channel in small boats after more than 2,000 people were reported to have entered the country by this Läs mer…

Scotland plays down expanding Aberdeen coronavirus lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Scotland’s health secretary has played down the prospects of Aberdeen’s emergency lockdown being extended to other parts of the economy or the region after the outbreak in cases there. Läs mer…

Think ’sanctions’ will trouble China? Then you’re stuck in the politics of the past | Ai Weiwei

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The complex history of how China and the US once embraced each other should inform how the current showdown is tackled The Trump administration has floated the idea of Läs mer…

If you’re not terrified about Facebook, you haven’t been paying attention

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Facebook If you’re not terrified about Facebook, you haven’t been paying attention Carole Cadwalladr Facebook and America are now indivisible, says the Observer journalist who broke the Cambridge Läs mer…

The UK's app failure sums up our fatally flawed coronavirus response | John Naughton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; I’ve just been looking at the coronavirus death toll in various countries as tallied on the Johns Hopkins University Covid-19 tracker. At the time I checked, the UK had Läs mer…

Offer Zoomers a restful background

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Instead of worrying about looking good on Zoom (Bidisha, 20 July), try giving people something else worth looking at. If you are able to sit in front of a Läs mer…

Chinese media calls for 'pain' over UK Huawei ban as Trump claims credit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Huawei Global Times mouthpiece says Beijing must respond or be seen as ‘easy to bully’ Play Video Trump claims credit for UK Huawei ban as China says move ’disheartening’ Läs mer…