Millions of people aged 70 and above have been told to self isolate for at least three months. But what about those who live in multi-generational households? It’s a particularly tricky issue for Asian communities, where 80% of those aged over 70 live with extended families.
The West Midlands has emerged as a coronavirus hotspot, with Birmingham and Wolverhampton especially hard hit.
Amid the rising concern about society’s most vulnerable, food banks have asked supermarkets to set aside supplies, including online delivery slots for charities.
Schools have begun to close in Northern Ireland – with all of them to be closed across the whole of the UK by Friday
Despite the official advice to stay open for now – many schools around the country are closing regardless, because teachers are having to isolate themselves.
The Education Secretary has defended the decision to keep the UK’s schools and colleges open. The policy is in direct contrast with closures across Europe.
France has announced it will close all its schools and governments across the globe are wrestling with whether to do likewise.
Emergency legislation to end automatic early release of terror offenders has been labelled a knee-jerk reaction by human rights campaigners.
The Government has announced emergency legislation to stop the automatic early release of terrorists – after a convicted terrorist stabbed two people yesterday afternoon in a busy south London street.
Two people from the same family have tested positive for the coronavirus – the first confirmed cases in the UK.
The education watchdog Ofsted has raised concerns that England’s most disadvantaged pupils are most likely to be affected by serial under-performing schools.
“It’s easier to get drugs in prison than a clean pair of socks” according to one former inmate.
There was something Shakespearean about it. The warring factions of a troubled family parlayed in Norfolk. Cornwall, Cambridge and Sussex, all huddled under the ire of the Monarch. Just before their summit, Cambridge and Sussex issued a statement attacking the press for allegedly “stuffing the ears of men with false reports”. Then, in the last…
The Queen is said to want the issue of Prince Harry and Meghan’s role resolved ‘at pace’. And tomorrow along with Princes Charles, William and Harry she will hold a meeting to discuss how the Duke and Duchess of Sussex can step back and be financially independent while remaining Royal with all its benefits.
Sir Keir Starmer has officially launched his bid to become Labour leader, with a promise to defend the party’s radical values and win back voters. The Shadow Brexit Secretary also vowed to end anti-Semitism in the party. Meanwhile, Rebecca Long-Bailey – the leadership contender seen as the favourite of the left – has been out canvassing members.