Boris Johnson to set out roadmap for the easing of lockdown restrictions

Boris Johnson to set out roadmap for the easing of lockdown restrictions
On Monday afternoon, the prime minister is expected to make a statement to the House of Commons announcing the full details of the government's four-step roadmap of easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in England. Boris Johnson will also host a Downing Street press conference at 7:00 pm to explain the roadmap to the nation. المزيد
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Kim Kardashian West has filed for divorce

Kim Kardashian West has filed for divorce
TMZ reported on Friday that it has obtained court documents confirming that the reality TV star has filed for divorce from rapper Kanye West. A representative for Kim Kardashian West confirmed the filing to ABC News.                     المزيد
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Bill Gates has a plan to save the world. Will the world listen?

Bill Gates has a plan to save the world. Will the world listen?
In the face of one of humanity’s greatest challenges, Bill Gates lays out his plan for attaining net zero carbon emissions المزيد
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Covid-19: Hancock warns flexing of rules 'could be fatal'

Covid-19: Hancock warns flexing of rules 'could be fatal'
      Flexing the coronavirus lockdown rules could be fatal, the health secretary has warned as hospital admissions soar. Matt Hancock did not rule out strengthening current restrictions and told the BBC's Andrew Marr the NHS was under "very serious pressure". It comes after almost 60,000 new cases of coronavirus were reported in the UK on Saturday and the number of deaths after a positive test passed 80,000. Scientist Prof Peter Horby warned the UK was in "the eye of the storm". Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the rules were tough but "may not be tough enough" and called for the government to hold... المزيد
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Covid-19: 'Major incident' declared by London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Covid-19: 'Major incident' declared by London Mayor Sadiq Khan
  The spread of Covid in London is "out of control" according to Sadiq Khan, who has declared a "major incident". The coronavirus infection rate in London has exceeded 1,000 per 100,000 people, based on the latest figures from Public Health England. However, the Office for National Statistics recently estimated  as many as 1 in 30 Londoners  has coronavirus. Mr Khan told BBC political reporter Karl Mercer that the figure is as high as 1 in 20 in some parts of London. Major incidents have previously been called for the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017 and the terror attacks at Westminster Bridge and London... المزيد
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US Congress in turmoil as violent Trump supporters breach building

US Congress in turmoil as violent Trump supporters breach building
Violent supporters of President Donald Trump have breached the Capitol in Washington, as lawmakers met to confirm President-elect Joe Biden's poll win. In dramatic scenes, demonstrators swarmed the building as Congress members were escorted out by police. Mr Biden said it was an "insurrection", and Mr Trump released a video message asking supporters to go home. The joint session of Congress certifying Mr Biden's win has been suspended and forced into recess. There are reports of guns drawn in the building and at least one person shot. A woman was reported to be in a critical condition.   There has been... المزيد
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Music listening soared during lockdown

Music listening soared during lockdown
New figures indicate that music was crucial in lifting people's mood during lockdown. More than 155m albums were bought or streamed in 2020, an increase of 8.2%, according to record label body the BPI. British artists Lewis Capaldi, Harry Styles and Dua Lipa were the three biggest-sellers of the year. BPI boss Geoff Taylor said the "remarkable" figures were a reminder of "how important music is to our country, even when our lives are disrupted". Lewis Capaldi's Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent was the UK's biggest-selling album for the second year in a row. No platinum albums However,... المزيد
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Covid: PM to set out 'next steps' against Covid in England

Covid: PM to set out 'next steps' against Covid in England
    Boris Johnson will make a televised address at 20:00 GMT tonight as No 10 says further steps must now be taken to address a surge in coronavirus cases. Any new measures would tackle the rise in cases and "protect the NHS and save lives", Downing Street said. It comes as Scotland announced  a legal requirement to stay at home  from midnight. The House of Commons will also be recalled, allowing MPs to vote on any new measures on Wednesday. Mr Johnson will set out plans for England as the UK's devolved nations have the power to set their own coronavirus regulations. Alongside Scotland, both... المزيد
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Covid in Scotland: Scots ordered to stay at home in new lockdown

Covid in Scotland: Scots ordered to stay at home in new lockdown
Scots are to be ordered to stay at home amid a fresh Covid-19 lockdown which will see schools remain closed to pupils until February. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said new curbs would be introduced at midnight in a bid to contain the new, faster-spreading strain of the virus. New laws will require people to stay at home and work from home where possible. Outdoor gatherings are also to be cut back, with people only allowed to meet one person from one other household. Places of worship are to be closed, group exercise banned, and schools will largely operate via online and remote learning. These rules... المزيد
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Boris Johnson advises parents in England to send their children back to primary school

Boris Johnson advises parents in England to send their children back to primary school
    The prime minister replied "yes, absolutely" when he was asked whether primary school age children should go back to school in English Tier 4 areas where they remain open. Primary schools in London are currently closed, whereas schools in some areas outside the capital are due to reopen after the Christmas holidays.               المزيد
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