Nicola Sturgeon unveils her lockdown exit roadmap for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon today unveiled a lockdown exit roadmap for Scotland which will see the stay at home rule lifted and the return of some non-essential shops on April 5.  She said her ‘deliberately cautious’ plan will start with more pupils heading back to classrooms on March 15 and with the limit on outdoor mixing being … Read more

Boris Johnson makes top Brexit adviser Lord Frost a Cabinet minister

Boris Johnson makes his top Brexit adviser Lord Frost a Cabinet minister just weeks after dropping plans to make him National Security Adviser Lord Frost is to become a minister in the Cabinet Office, Downing St said Comes weeks after PM axed plans to make him the National Security Adviser Frost is ex-ambassador to Denmark … Read more

Moment Morrisons staff threaten to call police on customer after he refused exemption sticker

Moment Morrisons staff threaten to call police on customer not wearing a mask after he refused to wear yellow sticker to show he is medically exempt Employee tells customer he is required to wear an exemption lanyard or sticker Shopper says that he ‘shouldn’t have to explain’ his medical exemption to others People exempt from … Read more

Boris Johnson has bad hair day after exercising in the snow

Boris Johnson‘s bad hair day got even worse after he appeared for a Downing Street press briefing with an out-of-control fuzz of blonde this afternoon.  It started when the Prime Minister, 56, looked as though he forgot to put a brush through his shock of blonde hair when leaving Downing Street for the Commons earlier today.  … Read more

Rishi Sunak told hiking taxes in Budget will hit UK economy hard

Rishi Sunak was today warned that hiking taxes too early risks wrecking the fledgling economic recovery as a think-tank said the UK faces the biggest hit in the G7   The respected NIESR urged the Chancellor to be cautious in his Budget next month, despite hints that he intends to start repairing the battered public finances.  … Read more

MICHAEL GOVE on why the vaccine proves the union works for us all 

Military medics from the British Army began vaccinating people in Scotland against Covid-19 last week, adding jabs in arms to their arsenal of efforts to save lives and slow down the spread of the coronavirus across the country. As they have for centuries in times of crisis – albeit this time against an invisible enemy … Read more

Liverpool set to BLOCK Alisson, Fabinho, Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota from international duty

Liverpool set to BLOCK Alisson, Fabinho, Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota joining-up with their nations next month… with Brazil and Portugal on UK’s coronavirus ‘red list’ FIFA are now allowing clubs to stop players joining-up with their national teams The rule has come in to avoid players needing to quarantine upon their return  Brazil and … Read more

Covid UK: West London three-star hotel offers quarantine rooms

Could THIS be one of Britain’s quarantine hotels? West London three-star offers government its rooms for traveller forced to spend 10 days in isolation Government is in the process of reserving thousands of rooms for passengers  St Giles Hotel’s site near Heathrow could be among those chosen to host people Chief executive Abigail Tan said … Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg says UK ‘bailing out’ Scotland Covid vaccine rollout

Boris Johnson is ‘bailing out’ Nicola Sturgeon‘s stuttering vaccination programme in Scotland by deploying more military personnel to speed it up, a minister said today. Jacob Rees-Mogg made the claim as he batted away SNP demands for more money for Scotland, to be used by politicians there. British Army medics began helping administer jabs in the country … Read more

Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible crew ‘fear whether they’ll be stranded abroad as UK closes borders’

‘It’s a nightmare’: Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible crew ‘fear whether they’ll be stranded abroad as UK closes borders… after THAT on-set rant’ By Laura Fox For Mailonline Published: 11:27 GMT, 30 January 2021 | Updated: 11:27 GMT, 30 January 2021 Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible crew have branded production a ‘nightmare’ as they fear being stranded … Read more

Covid UK: SAGE wants it to be compulsory to wear face masks outdoors

SAGE urges No10 to make face masks compulsory outdoors in crowded areas to help stop the spread of super-infectious Kent variant Recommendation on January said advice on masks should be ‘strengthened’  SAGE called for people to consider wearing them outside in crowded areas  In face of new variant mask wearing even more ‘important mitigation strategy’  … Read more

Boris Johnson DROPS Lord Frost security appointment after backlash

Boris Johnson has ditched his plan to make Lord Frost the UK’s new National Security Adviser after a furious backlash from critics.  It was announced in June last year that the chief Brexit negotiator would take on the role and it was thought he would start in the coming weeks.  But the Government today unexpectedly … Read more

Windrush scandal: Just 17% victims received government compensation

1948-70 – Nearly half a million people moved from the Caribbean to Britain, which in 1948 faced severe labour shortages in the wake of the Second World War. The immigrants were later referred to as ‘the Windrush generation’.  Working age adults and many children travelled from the Caribbean to join parents or grandparents in the UK … Read more