The London mayor writes: “It is the European court of justice, with its vast new remit over the charter of fundamental rights, that is making it harder month by month for the security services to get on with their job – whether it be expelling murderers or monitoring terrorist suspects. It is the border-free Europe, […]
Ministers have been on the back foot in recent days, however, over the lack of testing for coronavirus and the protection equipment for healthcare staff.
But Sir Keir rejoined the shadow cabinet later that year – this time as shadow Brexit secretary – and arguments around leaving the EU occupied his time in Parliament.
Bus industry executives lobbied the government after ministers advised people against all non-essential travel, and passenger numbers “fell off a cliff”. A £167m fund will ensure that bus companies can cover their costs on essential services so that key employees, such as NHS staff, can get to work. The funding, which adds to an existing […]
She had flown to the West Midlands for her PHD interview at University of Warwick last night – but received a text message just this morning telling her that the return flight would no longer be going ahead.
Coronavirus: Timeline of the global spread of COVID-19 More than a million On April 2nd the Johns Hopkins University announced on Thursday that there were more than a million confirmed coronavirus cases around the world. The US is the most affected with three times the number than China, where the virus emerged in December. Over […]
“There are not only security issues that raise concerns. There is a very severe economic and humanitarian situation. The Sahel countries are some of the poorest countries in the world … So, there is a need to strengthen security and to increase the living standards of the population at the same time. Development and security […]
She recorded the message at Windsor Castle, where she is living in isolation with her 98-year-old husband Philip, as the UK announced 684 more Covid-19 fatalities, hiking the death toll to 3,605 – surpassing that reported by China – and more than 38,000 cases.
Nationalisation Nationalisation of the railways – but other services could go public through co-operatives etc, not top-down nationalisation
Josep Borrell, the EU’s foreign policy chief, says the virus has produced a “global battle of narratives”. China portrays itself as a reliable, disease-conquering partner for Europe and the wider world, in contrast to an untrustworthy US. Trump administration hawks and allies cast China, meanwhile, in the Soviet Union’s old role of contagious “evil empire”. […]