Wearing face masks will be compulsory on public transport in England

Wearing a face covering will become compulsory on public transport in England from 15 June – the date when more lockdown restrictions are due to be eased. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said as more people go back to work and non-essential shops start opening, face coverings would help protect fellow passengers – and … Read more Wearing face masks will be compulsory on public transport in England

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon defends Scotland’s approach to care homes

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told Sophy Ridge that she doesn’t believe that care home deaths are happening at a higher rate in Scotland. She also said there may be “under-reporting” in England. Pressed whether it was a mistake to discharge patients from hospital into care homes, Ms Sturgeon said at that point “rightly … Read more Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon defends Scotland’s approach to care homes

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon eases lockdown in Scotland – watch live

First minister for Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, announces an easing of lockdown measures amid the coronavirus pandemic.  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 network: The Guardian ► http://www.youtube.com/theguardian Owen Jones talks ► http://bit.ly/subsowenjones Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Sport ► … Read more Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon eases lockdown in Scotland – watch live

Lockdown eased across UK allowing groups of people to meet outside – BBC News

Lockdown restrictions are being eased again across the UK over the next few days, with groups of people from different households finally being allowed to meet in each other’s gardens or in public spaces. For millions of people it will be the first time they have been able to meet up with their families in … Read more Lockdown eased across UK allowing groups of people to meet outside – BBC News

Nicola Sturgeon believes PM should accept Dominic Cummings’ resignation

Prime Minister Boris Johnson should come to the “same conclusion” as Nicola Sturgeon when accepting the resignation of Scotland’s chief medical officer Dr Catherine Calderwood for breaching lockdown rules, the Scottish leader has said. Asked about the Prime Minister’s aid Dominic Cummings driving from London to Durham with his young child and symptomatic wife, Scotland’s … Read more Nicola Sturgeon believes PM should accept Dominic Cummings’ resignation

EXCLUSIVE: Nicola Sturgeon Reveals Scotland’s Lockdown Exit Plan | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa In an exclusive interview, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon talks to Lorraine about her 4-phase exit plan to lift lockdown measures across Scotland and reveals why Scotland is following a different to route to the rest of the UK. Broadcast on 22/05/20 Like, follow and subscribe to Good Morning Britain! The … Read more EXCLUSIVE: Nicola Sturgeon Reveals Scotland’s Lockdown Exit Plan | Good Morning Britain

Scotland lockdown: First minister announces lifting restrictions

More than two weeks after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an easing of coronavirus lockdown, Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled her plan for Scotland. The first minister is implementing different measures, at a slower pace, raising questions about how united the United Kingdom really is. Al Jazeera’s Halla Mohieddeen reports from Edinburgh, Scotland. – Subscribe … Read more Scotland lockdown: First minister announces lifting restrictions

Coronavirus UK: Scotland’s COVID-19 lockdown to be eased next week

People in Scotland will be allowed to meet members of other households outdoors from 28 May as garden centres and some sports venues prepare to reopen. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said schools will reopen from 11 August with a ‘blended model’ that combines home-based learning with teaching in the classroom. Outdoor cafes, recycling centres and … Read more Coronavirus UK: Scotland’s COVID-19 lockdown to be eased next week

Nicola Sturgeon announces Scottish schools will return in August

Nicola Sturgeon has revealed that Scottish schools will return on August 11, more than two months after England’s planned start date. In an address to the Scottish Parliament, the First Minister said that institutions would return using a “blended” model of education. “To allow appropriate physical distancing, children will return to a blended model of … Read more Nicola Sturgeon announces Scottish schools will return in August

Watch again: Nicola Sturgeon unveils four-phase plan to exit lockdown

Nicola Sturgeon will today unveil a “very careful and cautious” blueprint for moving Scotland out of lockdown in four phases after the public flocked to parks and beaches on the hottest day of the year, report Simon Johnson and Daniel Sanderson. The First Minister will publish a route map that will not even consider starting … Read more Watch again: Nicola Sturgeon unveils four-phase plan to exit lockdown

Nicola Sturgeon announces extra £50 million funding for care sector to deal with coronavirus

Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled an extra £50 million to help the care sector deal with Covid-19, the First Minister announced during today’s daily briefing. She said the sector was “under immense pressure” as a result of the virus, and insisted that the Scottish Government was “working hard to support the sector in every way we … Read more Nicola Sturgeon announces extra £50 million funding for care sector to deal with coronavirus