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Coronavirus: NHS contact-tracing app in place by end of month, says minister 06/05/2020 - 08:09
The app will "be running as soon as we think it is robust", a government minister says.
Business leaders demand delay to Irish Sea border checks 06/05/2020 - 08:00

Six months needed to prepare for Brexit border checks, warn Northern Ireland business groups

Northern Ireland business groups are calling for a six month delay to Brexit checks in the Irish Sea saying that Boris Johnson’s late admission that he is legally obliged to implement them has left...

The world must seize this opportunity to meet the climate challenge | Andrew Bailey and others 06/05/2020 - 08:00

As current and former central bankers, we believe the pandemic offers a unique chance to green the global economy

Coronavirus: Tony Blair tells government mass testing regime must be introduced to keep virus at bay 06/05/2020 - 06:59
Lockdown being eased while virus levels remain 'stubbornly high', former PM warns
Brazil's coronavirus death toll surges past Italy's 06/05/2020 - 03:59
Coronavirus: Widen rules on where face coverings must be used, say UK doctors 06/05/2020 - 02:18
The British Medical Association says coverings should be compulsory wherever distancing is impossible.
Coronavirus: Watchdog to investigate racial inequalities 06/05/2020 - 01:54
The Equalities and Human Rights Commission says the virus has "laid bare" racial disparities.
UK equality watchdog to launch inquiry into entrenched racism 06/05/2020 - 01:01

EHRC says analysis and evidence-based guidance needed to tackle areas such as Covid-19 death rates in minority groups

Vaccine summit exceeds target to raise almost £7bn 06/04/2020 - 23:56
At the UK-hosted summit, Boris Johnson said up to eight millions lives will be saved by the funding.
Doctor quits NHS over Dominic Cummings' refusal to resign 06/04/2020 - 22:54

Exclusive: Dr Dominic Pimenta says behaviour of PM’s adviser could help trigger second wave of Covid-19

British Airways shuns Priti Patel meeting over quarantine plans 06/04/2020 - 22:45

Britain’s biggest airline refused to join industry call with home secretary over proposals for 14-day quarantine