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Coronavirus: Government face mask advice 'too little too late' 06/05/2020 - 12:11
Face coverings must be worn on public transport from 15 June, government has announced
Rail unions could strike over Shapps's face covering volunteers 06/05/2020 - 12:06

RMT condemns government moves to put unpaid workers in ‘safety critical role’

Government may face legal action after ruling out free school meal vouchers for disadvantaged children this summer 06/05/2020 - 11:43
Influential Tory MP urges rethink of plan to drop £15-a-week help with food costs
Coronavirus: Labour urges green jobs to boost economy 06/05/2020 - 11:21
The party's shadow business secretary says green industries could provide a "huge number" of jobs.
Brexit: Little sign of progress in latest EU/UK trade talks 06/05/2020 - 10:41
Latest EU-UK negotiations come to a close, as deadline for extending transition period nears.
UK coronavirus live: equality watchdog to launch inquiry into racism and Covid-19 06/05/2020 - 10:41

News updates: EHRC will look into ‘long-standing, structural race inequality’; those shielding in Wales asked to stay home until mid-August

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Coronavirus: How does contact tracing work in England? 06/05/2020 - 10:40
People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.
The NHS Test and Trace system, explained 06/05/2020 - 10:33
Do I need to self-quarantine for 14 days after travel? 06/05/2020 - 10:30
Virus simulation exercise exposed 'clear gap' in Scotland's preparedness for outbreak 06/05/2020 - 10:02
'Amongst frontline staff there is unease at the lack of clarity on PPE availability, training and testing' findings of 2018 exercise state