Further coronavirus restrictions will be local not national says UK government – BBC News

The government has insisted that further coronavirus restrictions will be targeted at local levels with no plans for a national blanket approach. It comes after reports that new measures are being considered to avoid a nationwide lockdown. The Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said that ministers will go ahead with plans to reopen schools in England … Read more Further coronavirus restrictions will be local not national says UK government – BBC News

UK government to extend lockdown to prevent second wave of COVID-19

The UK government has decided to extend the #lockdown to prevent a second wave of the #coronavirus. The changes mean more indoor businesses will stay shut for few more weeks. #London Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us … Read more UK government to extend lockdown to prevent second wave of COVID-19

Chilean police train sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus in its early stages

Chilean police are training sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus in people’s sweat at an early stage, after a similar trial in the UK showed encouraging results. Four dogs have been selected for the initial training – a mix of labradors and golden retrievers that sport green “biodetector” jackets for their task. They are being trained at the Chilean Carabineros’ specialist … Read more Chilean police train sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus in its early stages

UK government reverses easing of restrictions as coronavirus infections rise | ABC News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has postponed an easing in lockdown restrictions amid fears of a second wave of the pandemic. Just hours after imposing tougher measures on swathes of northern England, Mr Johnson announced that casinos, bowling alleys and skating rinks, due to reopen on Saturday, would remain shut for at least two more … Read more UK government reverses easing of restrictions as coronavirus infections rise | ABC News

Young people could be fuelling coronavirus spikes amid second wave warnings | ITV News

The behaviour of young people could be fuelling recent spikes in coronavirus cases across Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. It comes as the UK government was warned NHS managers are “concerned” about the prospect of a second wave of Covid-19. This week Boris Johnson warned there are “signs of a second wave” … Read more Young people could be fuelling coronavirus spikes amid second wave warnings | ITV News

Spain puts pressure on UK to rethink its quarantine policy – BBC News

The debate over quarantine measures for travellers to the UK has intensified with the Spanish government putting more pressure on Downing Street to rethink its policy on journeys to and from Spain. The head of Heathrow Airport has called for a comprehensive testing system, to avoid the need for sudden quarantine measures. But ministers say … Read more Spain puts pressure on UK to rethink its quarantine policy – BBC News

UK government to fund studies into BAME Covid-19 risks

Scientists are being given millions of pounds in government money to investigate why people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are more at risk from coronavirus. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) A range of studies will examine all kinds of data from genetic factors to social circumstances in the hope of saving lives in the future. … Read more UK government to fund studies into BAME Covid-19 risks

Coronavirus vaccine: How close are we and who will get it? – BBC News

The UK Government has signed a deal with pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sanofi Pasteur for 60 million doses of a potential Covid-19 vaccine. It’s one of four deals the UK Government has agreed in recent months – each one for a different type of potential vaccine – and a total of 250 million doses. … Read more Coronavirus vaccine: How close are we and who will get it? – BBC News

Coronavirus: the future after furlough

Next week the UK government begins winding down its furlough scheme. As this happens, is your company ready to welcome employees back, or will it be looking to make staff cuts? In this live Q&A with the FT’s personal finance editor Claer Barrett and Craig Beaumont, chief of external affairs at the Federation of Small … Read more Coronavirus: the future after furlough

Part 1 Coronavirus: the future after furlough

Next week the UK government begins winding down its furlough scheme. As this happens, is your company ready to welcome employees back, or will it be looking to make staff cuts? In this live Q&A with the FT’s personal finance editor Claer Barrett and Craig Beaumont, chief of external affairs at the Federation of Small … Read more Part 1 Coronavirus: the future after furlough

Sanchez says Britain made an ‘error’ with Spanish quarantine

Britain made a mistake in slapping a quarantine on people travelling from Spain, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Friday. It’s the second blow to Spain’s tourism after the UK extended guidance advising against all non-essential travel to the European country. The UK government’s sudden decision to impose a two-week quarantine on arrivals shocked travellers … Read more Sanchez says Britain made an ‘error’ with Spanish quarantine

More confusion for thousands of British holidaymakers over Spain quarantine – BBC News

Thousands of British holiday makers are facing uncertainty, following the government’s decision to impose a two-week quarantine on people travelling to the UK from Spain, including its hugely popular island destinations. Travel companies say they’re deeply disappointed that the Balearic and Canary Islands have been included, because they have not had the recent surge in … Read more More confusion for thousands of British holidaymakers over Spain quarantine – BBC News

How will the UK enforce the travel quarantine?

After the UK Government hastily implemented travel restrictions and enforced quarantines for those returning from certain countries deemed Covid-19 hotspots, Sky News asked how the UK will enforce these quarantines on members of the British public. The government’s swift decision to reintroduce the travel restrictions has left many holidaymakers in the position of having to … Read more How will the UK enforce the travel quarantine?

‘It’s catastrophic’: UK Covid-19 restrictions for Spain bring worry and frustration

Travellers between Spain and the UK have expressed their shock at the UK government’s sudden decision to impose a two-week quarantine on Saturday 25 March. Spain has said it is in talks over the potential removal of quarantine restrictions for travellers going to the UK from the Canaries and Balearics where the rate of infection is … Read more ‘It’s catastrophic’: UK Covid-19 restrictions for Spain bring worry and frustration

Masks are now mandatory in all public spaces in England

UK government has claimed that those who refuse to oblige to wear face coverings will face a fine up to 100 pounds. However, new rule has raised the question of who should monitor compliance. Some shop owners are saying they will not enforce the new rule. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out … Read more Masks are now mandatory in all public spaces in England