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The United Kingdom is set to open its doors to non-essential travellers beginning next month as part of the government’s efforts to revive the ailing economy. Ministers have said that blanket restrictions will be relaxed starting July 6 without the passengers having to undergo a 14-day quarantine, according to a report by BBC. A government spokesman was quoted as saying that...

UK’s top civil servant stands down – a victory for Johnson...

The UK’s most senior civil servant has announced he will stand down in September following months of tension at the heart of Downing Street. Number 10 has blamed the top mandarin for the government’s coronavirus failings as well as blocking...

Scotland should consider quarantining visitors from England, says expert

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to consider quarantining visitors from England to Scotland by one of her most trusted advisors. Edinburgh University’s Prof Devi Sridhar – described in the Telegraph...

‘More idiotic rubbish’ – government’s ‘air bridges’ plan slammed by Ryanair

Ryanair has slammed the government’s plan for “air bridges” and a “traffic light system” as “more idiotic rubbish” and called for all of the restrictions on the industry to...

Merkel – Britain will have to ‘live with the consequences’ of Johnson’s Brexit

Angela Merkel has said the UK will have to “live with the consequences” of Boris Johnson’s Brexit just days before Germany takes over the presidency of the EU. Germany’s chancellor...

More relaxed rules await Britain next week

The United Kingdom officially announced a more loosened restriction for Britain beginning July 4 as the government prepares to revive the ailing economy. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday that safe distancing measures...

Starmer sacks Long-Bailey for sharing ‘antisemitic conspiracy theory’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has sacked his shadow education secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey for sharing an article containing “an antisemitic conspiracy theory”. Starmer’s intervention follows a call from the Board of Deputies of British Jews...

PM has ‘full confidence’ in Jenrick – Labour calls for inquiry into ‘cash for...

Labour has called for an inquiry into the planning row surrounding the housing secretary Robert Jenrick and Tory donor and property developer Richard Desmond. Calls for Jenrick’s resignation have escalated since documents were released yesterday...
Windrush report

Windrush report – Priti Patel promises to implement all 30 measures

The Windrush Lessons Learned report delivers a stark account of system failures that led to thousands of people from the Windrush generation facing ill-treatment on the backdrop of hostile environment immigration policies. Speaking in...

UK to see lockdown measures relaxed by July 4

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to announce on Tuesday his new plans for the coronavirus lockdown, among which are the reopening of the hospitality sector and the reduction of two-metre social distancing...