Coronavirus: UK sets target of 100,000 tests a day after criticism of delays – BBC News

The UK government has set a target of 100,000 coronavirus tests a day in England by the end of April. Universities and private firms will be called in to help. The new target was announced by Health Secretary Matt Hancock. It follows criticism that previous targets have not been reached. One of Britain’s most eminent … Read more Coronavirus: UK sets target of 100,000 tests a day after criticism of delays – BBC News

Coronavirus: Matt Hancock holds briefing on outbreak in UK – watch live

Health secretary Matt Hancock, NHS England medical director Prof Stephen Powis and PHE director of health improvement Prof John Newton deliver a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus outbreak in the UK Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Support the Guardian ► https://support.theguardian.com/contribute Today in Focus podcast ► https://www.theguardian.com/news/series/todayinfocus The Guardian YouTube … Read more Coronavirus: Matt Hancock holds briefing on outbreak in UK – watch live

Johnson Says More Testing Is How to ‘Unlock the Coronavirus Puzzle’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday the country was set to “massively (increase) testing” to combat the spread of the new coronavirus in the country. He said that increasing testing was something he had emphasized “for weeks and weeks”, as “this is how we will unlock the coronavirus puzzle.” Yet Johnson’s Conservative government … Read more Johnson Says More Testing Is How to ‘Unlock the Coronavirus Puzzle’

Should footballers take pay cuts?

Gary Lineker on Sky News: Should footballers take pay cuts? In the UK, amidst the disaster of the coronavirus outbreak, something of a row has erupted over footballer’s wages, and if these highly paid sports-people should take pay cuts during the Covid-19 epidemic. Former England footballer Gary Lineker speaks to Sky News about whether it’s … Read more Should footballers take pay cuts?

Dramatic Final Over! 😱 | 6 Off The Last Ball | England v Sri Lanka 2016 HIGHLIGHTS | England Cricket

What an incredible finish this was! Watch the full final over of this amazing clash between England and Sri Lanka in 2016. Find out more at ecb.co.uk This is the official channel of the ECB. Watch all the latest videos from the England Cricket Team and England and Wales Cricket Board. Including highlights, interviews, features … Read more Dramatic Final Over! 😱 | 6 Off The Last Ball | England v Sri Lanka 2016 HIGHLIGHTS | England Cricket

StanChart CEO Wants BOE Clarity on Bonus Restrictions

Apr.02 — Standard Chartered Plc’s chief executive officer wants more clarity from the Bank of England on cutting bonuses for top bankers as the coronavirus upends economies. The BOE’s bank supervision arm this week warned the country’s lenders against paying cash bonuses to top executives during the current crisis. CEO Bill Winters spoke on “Bloomberg … Read more StanChart CEO Wants BOE Clarity on Bonus Restrictions

ROONEY, SHEARER, WHITE | England Players Scoring Their First Goal | England

Look back on some of England’s past and present players scoring their first goals, featuring Steven Gerrard’s goal against Germany, Jadon Sancho’s strike against Kosovo and Jordan Nobbs’ long-range strike against Italy. #FootballsStayingHome Subscribe to England: http://bit.ly/FATVSub The FA: http://www.thefa.com Wembley Stadium: http://www.wembleystadium.com TWITTER The FA: http://www.twitter.com/fa The England Football Team: http://www.twitter.com/england Wembley Stadium: http://www.twitter.com/wembleystadium … Read more ROONEY, SHEARER, WHITE | England Players Scoring Their First Goal | England

Coronavirus: Testing will ‘unlock puzzle’, PM says – BBC News

Testing is the solution to “unlock the puzzle” of coronavirus, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said. Mr Johnson was speaking after it was revealed only 2,000 out of some half a million frontline NHS workers in England had been tested. The PM said the government needed to “massively ramp up” testing so that NHS staff … Read more Coronavirus: Testing will ‘unlock puzzle’, PM says – BBC News

‘A bad test is worse than no test’, PHE Medical Director defends Government testing progress

The current testing capacity in the UK is 13,000-a-day, Public Health England’s medical director has said, insisting that Britain will have the ability to test 25,000-a-day by mid-April. But Professor Paul Cosford added that “everybody involved is frustrated” about not reaching the required testing output. Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites … Read more ‘A bad test is worse than no test’, PHE Medical Director defends Government testing progress

What is the UK’s coronavirus ‘exit strategy’? – BBC Newsnight

What is the UK’s ‘exit strategy’ for bringing the coronavirus pandemic under control? And how does it differ from Sweden’s approach to Covid-19? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The former governor of the Bank of England, Lord Mervyn King, has warned that lengthy coronavirus shutdown measures could result in “rebellion” if they are enforced … Read more What is the UK’s coronavirus ‘exit strategy’? – BBC Newsnight