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UK car industry warns of £55bn no-deal Brexit hit
24/11/2020 | news | other | 336
Big losses will be seen in the next five years if the UK fails to strike a deal with the EU, the sector warns.
Deaths in UK 'a fifth higher than normal levels'
24/11/2020 | news | health | 1,712
Nearly 14,000 deaths occurred in the week ending 13 November - with 3,000 linked to Covid.
Rishi Sunak's Spending Review: Four things to look out for
24/11/2020 | news | business | 628
The Spending Review marks the start of the chancellor's economic recovery strategy. Here's what to watch for.
Covid-19: PM sets out 'tougher' post-lockdown tiers for England
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,128
England will return to a regional approach from 2 December but the tiers will be "tougher", the PM says.
Fans to be allowed at outdoor sports
23/11/2020 | sport | other | 1,634
Up to 4,000 fans will be allowed at outdoor events in the lowest-risk areas when the four-week national lockdown in England ends.
Covid: Boris Johnson to unveil post-English lockdown plans
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,206
Boris Johnson will unveil the latest Covid plans, including lifting a ban on outdoor grassroots sport.
Rishi Sunak says Spending Review will not spell austerity
23/11/2020 | news | business | 1,190
The chancellor says he will uphold pre-Covid funding pledges on police, nurses and schools.
Brexit: Progress made in tough areas, says EU chief
20/11/2020 | news | politics | 4,017
The president of the EU Commission says there has been recent "movement" in important areas.
UK borrowing hits highest October level on record
20/11/2020 | news | business | 2,085
The government borrowed £22.3bn in October - its highest for the month since records began.
Defence funding boost 'extends British influence', says PM
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,192
Boris Johnson says "the safety of the British people must come first" as he outlines a new package.
Brexit: UK 'will be less safe without EU security deal' - police chief
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,464
The UK's counter-terrorism head says a deal is "incredibly important" for the country's security.
Brexit: PM confident UK 'will prosper' without EU trade deal
16/11/2020 | news | politics | 7,165
Boris Johnson's comments come ahead of another week of negotiations for a post-Brexit trade deal.
Brexit: Trade deal sticking points 'can be resolved', says UK minister
15/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,397
The UK's environment secretary says "agreement exists" with the EU, but time is "very, very short".
EU-UK talks: 'Make or break' moment approaching, say both sides
14/11/2020 | news | politics | 6,422
The two sides say big gaps remain between them as the "moment of truth" is nearing for an agreement.
Tata: Concern over future of Port Talbot steelworks
13/11/2020 | news | uk | 804
Urgent talks are being sought to see how a funding plan will affect Port Talbot's workforce.
Brexit: EU's 'penny is dropping' on UK sovereignty, says Gove
12/11/2020 | news | politics | 4,331
Brussels is starting to accept UKs independent status as trade talks deadline looms, says minister.
Brexit: UK has to 'knuckle down' and get a trade deal with EU - Irish PM
12/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,168
Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin warns that failing to reach an agreement would be "very damaging".
Post-Brexit trade talks to continue next week
11/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,393
The UK government does not expect to reach a deal with the EU in this week's talks.
Brexit: Government's bill suffers heavy House of Lords defeat
10/11/2020 | news | politics | 3,269
Peers vote overwhelmingly to remove a section that would allow ministers to break international law.
Brexit: EU and UK negotiators resume trade talks in London
09/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,732
Negotiators are meeting again after Boris Johnson insists a post-Brexit deal is "there to be done".
Brexit: 'Significant differences remain' over trade deal
07/11/2020 | news | politics | 10,796
The PM and EU Commission president agree to "work hard" to reach a deal when talks resume on Monday.
Brexit: Watchdog warns of 'significant' border disruption
06/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,653
The National Audit Office says traders are unlikely to be ready for changes due from next January.
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson stresses 'stay at home' message for England
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,706
Boris Johnson says four weeks of the new measures will be enough to make "a real impact".
Bank of England boss pledges to do 'everything we can'
05/11/2020 | news | business | 1,813
Policymakers vote to pump an extra £150bn into the economy as a second lockdown in England begins.
Covid: MPs vote to back four-week England lockdown
05/11/2020 | news | politics | 3,387
Boris Johnson sees off a rebellion by 34 Tory MPs over restrictions which came into force at midnight.
Covid-19: NHS in England moves to highest alert level
04/11/2020 | news | health | 1,132
Health bosses are 'seriously concerned' about winter, with free beds expected to be used up in weeks.
Covid: Destructive rules only current option, says Chris Whitty
03/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,060
England's chief medical officer defends lockdowns as a further 397 coronavirus deaths are recorded.
Rishi Sunak 'must come up with six-month economy plan'
03/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,893
Labour accuses the chancellor of "panicked" decision-making after he extended furlough.
Coronavirus lockdown: PM warns UK faces 'medical disaster' without action
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,160
Boris Johnson says lockdown rules will expire on 2 December - with MPs to vote on what happens next.
Nigel Farage: Brexit Party to focus on fighting lockdown
02/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,227
The party leader applies to change its name to Reform UK, calling the PM's Covid response "woeful".
Covid spreading faster in England than 'worst-case scenario', documents show
30/10/2020 | news | health | 4,062
Infection levels in England are about four times higher than the government's worst-case winter plan.
Covid: Are we heading back into a full lockdown?
30/10/2020 | news | health | 893
Infection rates are rising and European countries are going into lockdown. Could the UK be next?
Covid-19: Nearly 100,000 catching virus every day - study
29/10/2020 | news | health | 3,475
England is at a "critical stage" with infections doubling every nine days, a major analysis estimates.
Brexit border software developers warn of delays
27/10/2020 | news | technology | 648
Software designed to solve post-Brexit border friction is unlikely to be ready in time, they say.
Red tape is back post-Brexit, but will it be ready?
27/10/2020 | news | business | 958
There is no guarantee that firms will have the customs software they need on 1 January.
Covid: Antibodies 'fall rapidly after infection'
27/10/2020 | news | health | 2,287
This is likely to mean immunity levels decline and raises the risk of reinfection, researchers say.
Covid: Don't let north get 'left behind' Tory MPs warn PM
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 3,025
More than 50 Tory MPs call for a "clear road map" out of lockdown restrictions for northern England.
Post-Brexit trade talks extended
25/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,518
The EU's Michel Barnier will stay in London, rather than returning to Brussels later.
Brexit: Trade talks continue as negotiators meet in London
23/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,938
The EU's Michel Barnier has warned "every day counts" ahead of December's deadline to reach a deal.
Britain and Japan sign post-Brexit trade deal
23/10/2020 | news | business | 2,557
The countries formally sign a deal described by the UK's international trade secretary as "ground-breaking".
Tory MPs attack celebrity free school meal campaigners
21/10/2020 | news | education | 2,149
MPs voted against a proposal to extend free school meals over the school holidays until Easter 2021.
Brexit: UK 'ready to welcome EU' to continue trade talks
21/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,369
The two chief negotiators for a post-Brexit trade deal spoke on the phone earlier on Wednesday.
Brexit: Standoff continues in trade talks after negotiators' call
20/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,028
Both sides are calling on one another to compromise over a deal, as a December deadline looms.
Covid: Greater Manchester facing 'winter of hardship' without support - Burnham
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,781
Greater Manchester's mayor says more financial help is needed as the region is set to enter tier three rules.
Brexit: UK calls for change as EU makes trade talks pledge
19/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,653
No 10 says there is "no basis to resume talks" without changes, after the EU offers to "intensify" talks.
Bank boss: UK facing 'unprecedented economic uncertainty'
19/10/2020 | news | business | 1,415
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey warns there is significant risk of lower economic growth.
Covid-19: Firms warn of 'catastrophic' impact of new coronavirus rules
18/10/2020 | news | business | 265
More financial support is needed to avoid mass redundancies and closures, businesses say.
Brexit: Trade talks with the EU are over, says No 10
17/10/2020 | news | politics | 17,913
"No point" in further discussions with the EU unless it changes course, Downing Street says.
Brexit: EU leaders call for UK trade talks to continue
15/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,391
The UK's negotiator accused the EU of expecting the UK to make "all future moves" towards a deal.
Brexit: PM 'disappointed' with progress ahead of EU summit
15/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,336
Boris Johnson has previously set Thursday's EU meeting as the deadline for a post-Brexit deal.
Covid: Two-week circuit breaker 'may halve deaths', report says
14/10/2020 | news | health | 1,668
A circuit breaker could change the course of the epidemic and buy more time, a report says.
EU to reject UK plea for Brexit electric car deal
14/10/2020 | news | business | 1,797
The European Union is about to formally reject a UK plea for special allowances for exports of electric cars.
Covid: Health secretary defends three-tier strategy
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,582
Another 143 deaths are reported as ministers defend rules after criticism expert advice was ignored.
Firms have 'head in sand' over post-Brexit trade, says minister
13/10/2020 | news | politics | 862
Treasury minister Lord Agnew says businesses "must engage in a more energetic way" to prepare.
Agriculture bill: Bid to protect post-Brexit food standards rejected
12/10/2020 | news | politics | 910
MPs overturn a Lords amendment requiring trade deals to meet post-Brexit UK food standards.
Brexit: Time for trade deal getting short, PM warns
12/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,205
The UK and EU say they are making progress, but remain at loggerheads on fishing and help for firms.
Brexit: Trade negotiators meet, as deadline looms
09/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,062
The EU and UK still disagree on important issues, but Downing Street calls talks in London "useful".
UK economic growth slows despite restaurant boost
09/10/2020 | news | business | 1,268
The economy grew 2.1% in August, below expectations, despite a lift from Eat Out to Help Out.
Covid: MPs call for more clarity on local lockdowns
08/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,977
Pubs and restaurants in worst-hit areas could close next week in an effort to stall rising infection rates.
PM challenged to publish 10pm pub closure evidence
07/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,211
Labour's Sir Keir Starmer says the early closing time in England must be reviewed if it isn't justified.
Johnson lays out vision of post-Covid UK
06/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,653
The prime minister says he wants to build a "new Jerusalem" but warns the UK cannot return to "normal".
Sunak vows to 'balance books' despite pandemic
05/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,505
The chancellor told party members the Conservatives had a "sacred duty" to spend responsibly.
Johnson: Post-Brexit trade deal 'up to EU'
02/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,251
The PM calls for Brussels to be "commonsensical" ahead of crucial talks with the EU Commission president.
Thousands of UK firms may need an EU office
02/10/2020 | news | business | 933
The complexity of exporting to European markets mean firms may have no option but to set up an EU presence.
01/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,669
30/09/2020 | news | business | 2,607
Government's Brexit plan gets MPs' final backing
29/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,852
A bill giving the UK the power to override parts of the EU deal passes with a majority of 84.
Gove stands by Brexit bill after EU concerns
28/09/2020 | news | politics | 3,605
The EU wants to see parts of the Internal Market Bill removed, but the UK says the disputed clauses are a "safety net".
Coronavirus R number increases as cases rise
25/09/2020 | news | other | 2,286
Every case is estimated to result in between 1.2 and 1.5 further infections, government estimates find.
UK borrowing soars in August as Covid costs mount
25/09/2020 | news | business | 1,200
Public borrowing hit £35.9bn last month as the pandemic forces the government to borrow more money.
UK 'lacking leadership' during coronavirus crisis
24/09/2020 | news | politics | 870
Ministers have "over-promised and under-delivered", former civil service head Lord O'Donnell says.
Brexit: Lorries will need a permit to enter Kent
23/09/2020 | news | uk | 2,168
The government plans to create an internal border to prevent gridlock on the county's motorways.
Sunak to announce new job protection plans
23/09/2020 | news | business | 2,874
The chancellor will give an update on Thursday about "protecting jobs" as the furlough scheme winds down.
Bank of England calls for furlough 'rethink'
22/09/2020 | news | business | 922
Governor Andrew Bailey suggests that some sectors may benefit from further targeted help.
Get serious about winning, Starmer tells Labour
22/09/2020 | news | politics | 2,840
The Labour leader also attacks Boris Johnson's "serial incompetence" in his first conference speech.
Fears of second lockdown wipe £50bn off UK stocks
21/09/2020 | news | business | 1,161
Shares in the US and Europe fall sharply with travel, hotel and pub firms worst hit.
May 'cannot support' government's Brexit bill
21/09/2020 | news | politics | 368
The former PM argues the legislation will "damage trust", but ministers say it will protect the UK.
UK at 'critical point', top scientists to warn
21/09/2020 | news | uk | 466
The government's most senior advisers are to hold a televised briefing, as coronavirus cases surge.
18/09/2020 | news | health | 4,729
18/09/2020 | news | politics | 900
PM's Brexit compromise is 'not enough', says Lord Howard
17/09/2020 | news | politics | 3,471
The ex-Tory leader said government plans to amend a controversial legislation do not go far enough.
Biden says US trade deal hinges on UK 'respect' for Good Friday Agreement
17/09/2020 | news | politics | 4,211
The presidential candidate says peace in Northern Ireland cannot become a "casualty of Brexit".
PM in compromise with Tory critics over Brexit bill
17/09/2020 | news | politics | 4,577
No 10 agrees MPs will get a vote before the government can use powers that would break international law.
PM's Brexit bill clears first hurdle in Commons
15/09/2020 | news | politics | 6,008
MPs back the Internal Market Bill by 77 votes despite criticism it risks breaching international law.
Fifth ex-PM speaks out against post-Brexit bill
14/09/2020 | news | politics | 6,113
David Cameron says he has "misgivings" about the proposed law to override the withdrawal agreement.
Wetherspoon: 66 staff test positive across 50 pubs
14/09/2020 | news | business | 2,097
The firm dismisses claims pubs are "dangerous" after some workers contract the virus after reopening.
Back me over Brexit bill, Johnson tells Tory MPs
11/09/2020 | news | politics | 5,738
The PM calls for no return to "squabbling", but the EU ramps up opposition to UK government plans.
EU ultimatum to UK over Brexit talks
10/09/2020 | news | politics | 11,728
Drop plans to rewrite withdrawal agreement by end of month or risk scuppering trade deal, UK is told.
PM defends planned Brexit deal changes
09/09/2020 | news | politics | 4,888
The government publishes a bill which overwrites key parts of the Withdrawal Agreement with the EU.
Minister: New bill will 'break international law'
08/09/2020 | news | politics | 5,919
Brandon Lewis says a new post-Brexit law will go against agreements in a "specific and limited way".
UK Brexit negotiator calls for 'realism' from EU
08/09/2020 | news | politics | 2,263
Lord Frost says there is "still time" to do a trade deal with the bloc as the latest talks begin.
07/09/2020 | news | politics | 3,856
07/09/2020 | news | politics | 3,766
07/09/2020 | news | politics | 489
Brexit: UK 'sleepwalking into disaster' over border plans, hauliers warn
04/09/2020 | news | uk | 6,575
Haulage companies warn supply chains could be "severely disrupted" when the Brexit transition period ends.
Greater Manchester lockdown easing U-turn after cases rise
02/09/2020 | news | uk | 2,741
Plans to ease restrictions in Bolton and Trafford are scrapped following a spike in Covid-19 cases.
No tax rise 'horror show', Sunak tells Tory MPs
02/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,985
The chancellor seeks to calm Tory MPs' nerves over the cost of coronavirus, ahead of his autumn budget.
Ofqual said grading system 'fundamental mistake'
02/09/2020 | news | education | 985
MPs are told by the exam watchdog how decisions over grades were "spinning out of control".
School return 'massive milestone', says Williamson
01/09/2020 | news | education | 1,517
But Labour attacks a summer of "chaos, incompetence and confusion" for England's schools.
What tasks lie ahead on the return to Westminster?
01/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,696
As Parliament returns, what's in the government's in-tray?
Campaign to encourage workers back to offices
28/08/2020 | news | uk | 5,083
It follows warnings that city centres could become "ghost towns" if more staff do not return.
26/08/2020 | news | education | 4,795
Coronavirus: UK worst hit among major economies
26/08/2020 | news | business | 667
The OECD think tank says the UK was the worst affected among major economies between April and June.
26/08/2020 | news | business | 437
'Vitally important' children return to class - PM
24/08/2020 | news | uk | 3,401
Boris Johnson tries to reassure parents that schools are Covid-secure, ahead of term starting.
24/08/2020 | news | politics | 1,715
Brexit: UK-EU trade deal 'seems unlikely' says Michel Barnier
21/08/2020 | news | politics | 8,923
The bloc's negotiator says talks are "going backwards" as the UK says "little progress" has been made.
Virus spending pushes UK government debt to £2 trillion
21/08/2020 | news | business | 2,120
Public debt levels soar as spending on coronavirus measures forces the government to borrow more money.
PM's call to move Lords to York rejected
19/08/2020 | news | politics | 2,354
The government will continue making the case for a temporary move outside London during repairs.
UK-EU trade deal possible next month, says No 10
19/08/2020 | news | politics | 5,634
UK negotiators will "continue to plug the gaps", the PM's spokesman says, as talks get under way.
Teacher estimates to be used for Welsh exam grades
17/08/2020 | news | uk | 841
Last week's A-level results were criticised after 42% of grades were lower than teacher assessments.
Public Health England 'to be replaced'
17/08/2020 | news | health | 1,776
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to announce a new body this week, according to the Sunday Telegraph.
Labour call for urgent U-turn over 'exams fiasco'
14/08/2020 | news | education | 4,060
Give pupils their teacher grades, says Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.
NI centenary should be handled 'sensitively' - PM
13/08/2020 | news | uk | 850
Boris Johnson says a forum will be set up to discuss how to mark 100 years since NI's foundation.
EU settlement scheme: Two million granted full rights to stay
13/08/2020 | news | uk | 626
Lib Dems calls for successful applicants to be given official documents to avoid a "Windrush-style" scandal.
Recession is unprecedented, says chancellor
12/08/2020 | news | business | 3,023
Rishi Sunak says it is a "difficult and uncertain time" as the UK suffers its biggest slump on record.
UK in recession for first time in 11 years
12/08/2020 | news | business | 3,789
The UK suffers its biggest slump on record, while the chancellor says conditions are "unprecedented".
Stilton drives wedge between UK-Japan Brexit deal
11/08/2020 | news | business | 3,065
Stil-tons to do as talks over blue cheese become an unlikely obstacle to a post-Brexit trade agreement.
10/08/2020 | news | business | 1,803
10/08/2020 | news | uk | 2,827
Little evidence of school transmission - minister
10/08/2020 | news | uk | 1,661
The education secretary says a new coronavirus study supports the government decision to reopen schools.
Mini house-buying boom leads to highest prices ever
07/08/2020 | news | business | 784
The housing market is showing a 'surprising spike' as people return to buying property after the lockdown.
Government pledges £355m to ease GB-NI trade
07/08/2020 | news | uk | 670
Ministers set up a new service to help businesses which want to import goods after 1 January.
Coronavirus: Chancellor rules out extending furlough
07/08/2020 | news | uk | 938
Rishi Sunak says it's wrong to "keep people trapped" in the government's job support scheme.
Bank of England boss backs end of furlough scheme
06/08/2020 | news | business | 3,735
UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK's central bank.
UK 'made serious mistake' over virus border policy
05/08/2020 | news | politics | 3,836
A Commons committee says ministers were slow to recognise the risk of importing Covid-19 from Europe.
Government urges post-Brexit drug stockpiles
03/08/2020 | news | business | 1,440
Firms should have six weeks' worth of post-Brexit drug stockpiles by the end of 2020, the government says.
Schools will be ready for September - minister
02/08/2020 | news | uk | 537
Reopening schools is a priority for the government and it will be safe, a cabinet minister says.
Coronavirus infections rising in England
31/07/2020 | news | health | 4,288
A study that involves swabbing a randomly select group of households found positive tests were increasing.
England highest level of excess deaths in Europe
30/07/2020 | news | health | 4,632
Office for National Statistics analysis shows how countries compared in the first six months of the year
Discharging of untested patients 'reckless' - MPs
29/07/2020 | news | politics | 833
A committee says moving NHS patients into care homes without Covid tests was an "appalling error".
UK pandemic-repatriation response 'too slow'
28/07/2020 | news | politics | 823
Many Britons abroad felt forgotten by the Foreign Office as the crisis unfolded, says MPs' report.
UK economy 'might not recover until 2024'
27/07/2020 | news | business | 3,432
Analysts say it will take longer than expected for the economy to return to its pre-coronavirus size.
Portugal still on quarantine list for holidaymakers
24/07/2020 | news | business | 1,261
Travellers from Portugal will have to self-isolate but restrictions are relaxed for other nations.
UK-EU trade deal some way off, both sides say
23/07/2020 | news | politics | 5,717
UK and EU negotiators say progress has not been made in difficult areas, such as fishing and competition rules.
Chancellor 'turning his back on people in need'
23/07/2020 | news | business | 588
MPs say Rishi Sunak has "effectively drawn a line" under helping 1m people needing virus support.
Coronavirus: EU leaders reach recovery deal after marathon summit
21/07/2020 | news | world | 2,542
After four days of fractious talks, leaders approve €750bn ($859bn) in aid to hard-hit member states.
UK quarterly borrowing hits record high
21/07/2020 | news | business | 1,361
The government borrowed £127.9bn between April and June, the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Back-to-office parents need childcare, says Starmer
20/07/2020 | news | education | 567
Labour leader wants a summer childcare plan for parents, while the PM hails school funding boost.
PM 'does not want second national lockdown'
19/07/2020 | news | uk | 579
Having the option of a nationwide shutdown is like a "nuclear deterrent", the prime minister says.
17/07/2020 | news | health | 4,946
Emergency loans for universities about to go bust
16/07/2020 | news | education | 910
Universities at financial risk will have to change subjects and bosses' pay to qualify for rescue package.
PM promises an independent coronavirus inquiry
15/07/2020 | news | politics | 4,588
But a bereaved families group says an inquiry is needed now to learn lessons if there is a second spike.
14/07/2020 | news | politics | 9,714
14/07/2020 | news | business | 769
Brexit: Ads highlight changes for UK holidaymakers
13/07/2020 | news | uk | 2,085
Government campaign will also carry advice for UK and EU firms before the transition period ends.
Brexit: Get ready because this time it’s for real
13/07/2020 | news | business | 804
A new government document on preparing for Brexit presents a daunting checklist for business.
Patel sets out post-Brexit immigration plans
13/07/2020 | news | politics | 3,968
The new points-based system has a visa for health staff but most care home workers will be excluded.
UK opts out of EU Covid-19 vaccine scheme
10/07/2020 | news | politics | 1,926
The UK's ambassador to the EU confirms the move, saying the UK would not have a say on decisions.
10/07/2020 | news | uk | 1,930
'Significant divergences' in UK-EU talks - Barnier
09/07/2020 | news | politics | 1,271
The EU's chief negotiator made the remarks after the latest trade deal talks in London.
08/07/2020 | news | business | 336
07/07/2020 | news | health | 2,541
Sunak to give firms £1,000 'bonus' to hire trainees
06/07/2020 | news | business | 452
The government pledges £111m for schemes in England to get young people into work.
06/07/2020 | news | business | 359
Pubs can't open until 6am as lockdown eases
03/07/2020 | news | politics | 1,518
No 10 says it is a "sensible precaution" against midnight parties taking place across England.
PM plans daily White House-style press briefings
03/07/2020 | news | politics | 1,386
Boris Johnson says the televised format will give the public "direct engagement" with decision-makers.
03/07/2020 | news | politics | 4,295
02/07/2020 | news | education | 1,776
UK businesses cut more than 12,000 jobs in two days
01/07/2020 | news | business | 3,147
Businesses including Topshop owner Arcadia, Harrods, John Lewis, Airbus and EasyJet are cutting back.
This is the moment to be ambitious – PM
30/06/2020 | news | politics | 5,830
Boris Johnson vows a "new deal" for UK after coronavirus - but Labour says saving jobs is top priority.
PM pledges 'new deal' to build post-coronavirus
30/06/2020 | news | politics | 586
Boris Johnson sets out plans to accelerate £5bn of spending to help the country out of the pandemic.
29/06/2020 | news | politics | 2,576
29/06/2020 | news | education | 2,438
Johnson warns over virus rules after beach crowds
26/06/2020 | news | uk | 6,388
The PM says other countries have had virus spikes after people took "liberties" with distancing rules.
26/06/2020 | news | politics | 3,324
UK to lift quarantine for many European countries
25/06/2020 | news | business | 1,613
Ministers look set to exempt France, Italy, Spain, Greece, and several other European countries.
UK must prepare for second wave - health leaders
24/06/2020 | news | uk | 2,016
The warning comes as the prime minister announced sweeping relaxations to lockdown rules in England.
Starmer presses Johnson on test and trace
24/06/2020 | news | politics | 3,437
The PM dismisses the Labour leader's claim there was a "big problem" in contacting all cases in England.
Daily coronavirus press conference scrapped
23/06/2020 | news | politics | 1,499
The Downing Street briefings began in March, when the UK's coronavirus death toll stood at 55.
Lockdown to be relaxed in England as 2m rule eased
23/06/2020 | news | uk | 4,247
Two households will be able to meet, and pubs, restaurants and hairdressers can reopen from 4 July.
PM to announce on Tuesday if pubs can reopen
22/06/2020 | news | politics | 4,470
Boris Johnson is also expected to announce a relaxation of the 2m distancing rule in England.
UK's Covid-19 alert level reduced
19/06/2020 | news | uk | 4,466
The virus is now "in general circulation" with a "gradual relaxation of restrictions" possible.
19/06/2020 | news | business | 1,399
UK virus-tracing app switches to Apple-Google model
18/06/2020 | news | technology | 4,344
Government now intends to launch an app in the autumn but it may still lack contact-tracing tech.
US says a UK trade deal 'unlikely' before November
17/06/2020 | news | business | 936
America and the UK are at odds on a range of issues from agriculture to to taxes on tech firms.
Record fuel price slump pushes down UK inflation
17/06/2020 | news | business | 1,431
Fuel costs fell sharply in May, pushing the inflation rate down to a fresh four-year low of 0.5%.
Job cuts warning as 600,000 roles go in lockdown
16/06/2020 | news | business | 1,382
Economists say the full impact on employment will not be felt until wage support schemes end in October.
16/06/2020 | news | politics | 2,115
New momentum needed in trade talks, say UK and EU
15/06/2020 | news | politics | 2,081
The PM says the talks need "a bit of oomph" and sees no reason why a deal cannot be "done in July".
Two-metre review to be completed in 'coming weeks'
15/06/2020 | news | uk | 1,352
No 10 declines to say if it will be done by the time hospitality venues in England are due to reopen.
Coronavirus: France announces significant lifting of restrictions
15/06/2020 | news | world | 367
President Emmanuel Macron proclaims that France has won its "first victory" against coronavirus.
I feel 100% safe on full planes, says EasyJet boss
15/06/2020 | news | business | 1,299
The comments come as the airline begins offering a limited numbers of flights on mainly domestic routes.
War of the deadlines at Brexit summit
15/06/2020 | news | world | 391
What compromises might the UK government make on its Brexit pledges in order to reach a trade deal?
12/06/2020 | news | uk | 2,161
12/06/2020 | news | business | 4,160
Growing calls for government to cut 2m rule
11/06/2020 | news | uk | 1,261
Conservative backbenchers say easing the restriction in England is essential for economic recovery.
11/06/2020 | news | business | 1,195
10/06/2020 | news | business | 3,672
10/06/2020 | news | politics | 358
10/06/2020 | news | business | 1,362
Plan dropped for all primary pupils back in school
09/06/2020 | news | education | 925
The reopening of primary school for all year groups in England is to be ditched by the government.
09/06/2020 | news | health | 648
UK to start post-Brexit trade talks with Japan
09/06/2020 | news | business | 1,159
Britain is embarking on negotiations over trade deals with countries around the world including the US.
UK post-Brexit drug stockpiles at risk amid virus
08/06/2020 | news | business | 1,725
UK is warned by the pharmaceutical sector to build up and pay for a broader stockpile of medicines.
Is R number balanced on knife edge?
06/06/2020 | news | health | 4,458
There are concerns coronavirus might be starting to spread in parts of England again.