UK government urges people not to protest due to COVID-19

The health secretary has asked Britons not to participate in ‘Black Lives Matter’ demonstrations this weekend, citing concerns about the lack of social distancing and increased transmission of COVID-19. Although protests at Hyde Park were labelled as a socially-distanced event, this proved to be impossible due to the size of crowds. Health professionals have pleaded … Read more UK government urges people not to protest due to COVID-19

Live: Matt Hancock leads UK government’s daily coronavirus briefing – June 5 | ITV News

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UK Government U-turns on face mask advice by making them mandatory

Up until June 4, the government ministers and their advisers considered the evidence for the use of face masks by the general public to be too weak to recommend it. However, they have now performed a U-turn on that official advice by making it mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport. Get the … Read more UK Government U-turns on face mask advice by making them mandatory

Watch again: Face masks now mandatory on public transport, announces Grant Schapps

UK Government holds daily coronavirus press conference at Downing Street as calls mount for public inquiry to address the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities. On Tuesday, Public Health England published a Government-commissioned review looking at the impact of Covid-19 on those from a BAME background. A Government scientist cast doubt over the effectiveness … Read more Watch again: Face masks now mandatory on public transport, announces Grant Schapps

Watch again: Boris Johnson gives daily coronavirus update

Watch live coverage as the Prime Minister holds the UK government daily briefing on the coronavirus outbreak. Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer went head-to-head for the first time in a fortnight earlier, with both accusing each other of eroding public trust in the fight against coronavirus. Get the latest politics news here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2020/06/03/politics-latest-newsboris-has-always-charge-crisis-minister/?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_3Junepresser&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_3Junepresser Telegraph.co.uk … Read more Watch again: Boris Johnson gives daily coronavirus update

UK government accused of having ‘no plan’ to tackle higher COVID-19 death rate among BAME people

People from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are at a higher risk of dying after contracting coronavirus, Public Health England has confirmed. The government asked the health agency to find out why – but the answer remains a mystery. Campaign groups have urged the government to set out a plan of action to address … Read more UK government accused of having ‘no plan’ to tackle higher COVID-19 death rate among BAME people

Live: Matt Hancock leads UK government’s daily coronavirus briefing – June 2 | ITV News

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Live: Matt Hancock gives statement to MPs on UK government’s coronavirus response | ITV News

The Health Secretary for England is giving a ministerial statement to MPs in the House of Commons on the government’s response to coronavirus. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News … Read more Live: Matt Hancock gives statement to MPs on UK government’s coronavirus response | ITV News

Watch in full: Matt Hancock delivers coronavirus update after some schools reopen

The UK government holds daily briefing on the coronavirus outbreak, after more than 50 councils opposed Boris Johnson’s plan to reopen classrooms to Reception, Year One and Year Six students. Councils across England sided with teaching unions that have argued it is still not safe to send pupils back to school, with the rate of … Read more Watch in full: Matt Hancock delivers coronavirus update after some schools reopen

Live: Matt Hancock leads UK government’s daily coronavirus briefing – June 1 | ITV News

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UK schools begin to reopen as government eases Covid-19 lockdown measures

Thousands of people queued up in the UK as some children were allowed back into school as coronavirus restrictions have eased. But “the UK government is playing down a lot of criticism that it its loosening the coronavirus lockdown too fast”, FRANCE 24’s London correspondent Bénédicte Paviot reports. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE … Read more UK schools begin to reopen as government eases Covid-19 lockdown measures

George Floyd’s death in US police custody sparks outpouring of solidarity in Britain | ABC News

Some students will return to school in England as lockdown restrictions are further relaxed, but members of the scientific body advising the UK government says it’s too soon, as the rate of coronavirus infections remains high. Adding to those concerns, social distancing rules were abandoned in London as hundreds of protesters marched over the death … Read more George Floyd’s death in US police custody sparks outpouring of solidarity in Britain | ABC News

Live: Cabinet minister Robert Jenrick leads daily UK government coronavirus briefing | ITV News

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UK foreign secretary says lockdown can’t last forever

The #UK government is under fire for loosening #coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Critics say there are still not enough of the necessary backups like contact tracing and testing to justify relaxing the rules. The UK’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been defending the decision. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store … Read more UK foreign secretary says lockdown can’t last forever

UK Government coronavirus update: Boris Johnson announces easing of lockdown in England from 1 June

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, leads the UK Government’s daily coronavirus press conference, as he details the next steps for the easing of the lockdown in England, after confirming that all five tests required for the next phase have been met. From Monday 1 June, up to six people can meet outside as long as those … Read more UK Government coronavirus update: Boris Johnson announces easing of lockdown in England from 1 June