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‘Boris Johnson has put all of his casino chips on tightening enforcement’
Reacting to the Prime Minister’s announcement about Covid restrictions, we are joined by our political editor, Gary Gibbon.


Johnson addresses nation on Covid restrictions
Here is the statement from Boris Johnson in full. 


Indoor team sport banned in England
Indoor team sport like, five-a-side football, is now banned under the new coronavirus measures in England


Greenpeace criticised by UK fishing industry for dumping giant boulders in North Sea to prevent “illegal” fishing
Dangerous, illegal and irresponsible - that's how UK fishing organisations have described the actions of Greenpeace in the North Sea after campaigners dumped giant boulders in the Dogger Bank.


Labour has ‘mountain to climb’ – Jon Ashworth
We spoke to Labour MP Jonathan Ashworth, the Shadow Health Secretary.

Daily Mail

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:54:45 GMT
Barbados's moves to drop the Queen as Head of State 'are being driven by Chinese interference'
Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the foreign affairs committee, said Beijing was playing a large role in the island nation's decision to remove the Queen as head of state.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:48:08 GMT
Boris Johnson's own Tory MPs turn on him after he ordered the UK to accept new loss of freedoms
Speaking from Downing Street, Mr Johnson threatened to impose a second national lockdown unless the British people obey his draconian new coronavirus restrictions.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:07:49 GMT
Moment Co-op customer smashes two shelves of wine after being asked to follow shop's one-way system
An angry shopper goes into a rampage in a Co-op store in Lingfield, Surrey after being asked to observe social distancing rules. She can be seen knocking bottles of wine off the shelves

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 06:26:56 GMT
Actor Brian Cox, 74, defends JK Rowling in the transgender debate and criticises 'cancel-culture'
Scottish Succession star Brian Cox, 73, slammed 'cancel culture' in Reader's Digest magazine today and defended JK Rowling amid her on-going debate about the transgender community.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 06:17:17 GMT
Footballer Paul Scholes flouted lockdown rules for a second time
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes, 45, could face a fine of £3,200 after footage emerged of him hosting a football tournament at his Oldham mansion in Greater Manchester.

Daily Star

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:21:56 +0000
Builder, 21, dies in agony after taking diet pills containing ‘lethal chemical’
Vaidotas Gerbutavicius, 21, swallowed several of the illegal tablets, which contain a chemical used in explosives, with rum and vodka and then told his dad "I'll be dead in an hour"

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:56:35 +0000
MI5 spies will be given 'licence to kill' like James Bond in new proposed laws
The legislation will allow the security services to to carry out "necessary and proportionate" offences, even if it includes breaking the law, to protect national security

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:33:11 +0000
Storm Aiden smashes into Britain as torrential rain and Arctic freeze hits today
Massive swathes of Britain are being struck by torrential downpours as the Indian Summer gives way to plunging autumnal temperatures brought on by Storm Aiden

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:23:53 +0000
Meghan and Harry snubbed by Time 100 'most influential' list despite speech
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made an appearance in the virtual ceremony to urge Americans to vote ahead of the November elections, as well as hitting out at online trolls

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:03:27 +0000
Govt doesn't want to extend furlough scheme – despite new restrictions
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the government are looking at "targeted measures". Opposition leaders have called on the government to keep furlough support on the table

Sky News

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:07:00 +0100
Second lockdown could be needed if new restrictions don't work - Raab
A second national lockdown could be needed if the latest coronavirus restrictions do not work, the foreign secretary has told Sky News.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:57:00 +0100
Madrid in lockdown: Stick to new rules or pay the price, doctor warns Britons
A front line doctor in Madrid has urged Britons to stay strong and obey the rules as the country faces a second wave of coronavirus.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:51:00 +0100
500 students told to isolate after suspected COVID outbreak in halls of residence
Hundreds of students in Dundee have been told to isolate after a suspected coronavirus outbreak in a halls of residence.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 04:58:00 +0100
'We don't point our weapons at nobody. Unless they point them at you...': Inside America's black militia
We're in the mid-West and we're about to meet the enigmatic leader of a black militia group that's become increasingly visible in a year dominated by racial tension in America.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:15:00 +0100
Navalny discharged from hospital after novichok poisoning
Russian opposition figurehead Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the hospital where he was being treated for novichok poisoning.

UK BBC

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:06:55 GMT
Covid: Boris Johnson warns of tougher measures if new rules are flouted
Boris Johnson says "we must reserve the right to go further" with measures if cases keep rising.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 01:10:25 GMT
Coronavirus: Whitty and Vallance faced 'herd immunity' backlash, emails show
Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance were alarmed by questions over the controversial concept, emails show.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:42:38 GMT
Covid in Scotland: Household visits now banned
Exactly six months since Scotland's first lockdown, tougher restrictions apply to every household in the country.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 03:33:02 GMT
Brexit letter warns of 7,000-truck queues in Kent
Exporters to the EU face two-day delays to trade after transition period ends, a cabinet minister warns.

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 23:02:56 GMT
Yew Trees hospital: Ten staff suspended at mental health unit
Inspectors say CCTV footage appeared to show episodes of "physical and emotional abuse".

UK Daily Express

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:52:00 +0100
Coronavirus map LIVE: Leaked emails show chaos in Number 10 – experts told to 'calm down'
BORIS Johnson's chief scientific adviser pleaded for help to "calm down" anger academics who did not agree with his "herd immunity" analysis, leaked emails have shown.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:01:00 +0100
Horror as armed police surround pub with 20 terrified customers trapped inside
ARMED POLICE officers in Hull have surrounded 20 customers in a pub and are instructing people to stay away from the window.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:00:00 +0100
Brexit trade talks: Michel Barnier confessed EU will fold ‘at last minute' on demands
BREXIT trade talks could see Michel Barnier fold at the very last minute - a scenario the EU negotiator hinted at.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0100
London facing 'additional measures' to halt Covid admits Sadiq Khan after call with Boris
LONDON is facing the prospect of "additional measures" to combat surging coronavirus cases due to its "unique needs and challenges", a spokesman for Sadiq Khan has said after the capital's mayor spoke to Boris Johnson earlier today.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0100
Boris hits out at Covid rule breakers and warns 'your cough can be someone's death knell!'
BORIS JOHNSON lashed out at those breaching the coronavirus rules in a speech explaining the new restrictions being brought in.

UK Independent

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:48:59 GMT
Maternity units told to allow partners and visitors so mothers are not left to give birth alone
<p>‘This must happen now so that partners are able to attend maternity units for appointments and births,’ says NHS England’s letter</p>

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:33:15 GMT
Government defeated in Lords over post-Brexit food standards
<p>Amendment means products imported under future trade deals must meet domestic standards</p>

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:32:26 GMT
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson’s 10pm curfew criticised by scientists, industry leaders and politicians
<p>Scientists warn measure will likely have ‘little to no impact’ as hospitality sector braces for further pain</p>

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:18:45 GMT
‘Pointless and dangerous’: Asylum seekers forced to travel miles to sign on again with Home Office
<p><strong>Exclusive: </strong>Modern slavery survivors and torture victims among immigrants who have been told to attend in-person reporting sessions after government temporarily suspended practice during lockdown</p>

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 20:41:16 GMT
Coronavirus: Key points in Boris Johnson’s new restrictions for England
<p>Measures could last for six months, prime minister warns</p>

UK Telegraph

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:47:23 GMT
Travel latest news: ‘Do not book overseas holidays’, pleads Sturgeon

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:21:39 GMT
Covid-19 tests: All your questions answered

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:16:39 GMT
New self-isolation law: What are the rules?

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:02:42 GMT
Donald Trump says he wants Supreme Court nominee installed before November 3 to fight voting fraud lawsuits

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:00:49 GMT
Is the UK heading for a second national lockdown? The new Covid rules from Boris Johnson's update

UK Times

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