Absurd bathing rules for Queen Elizabeth that leave royal fans baffled

Shortly after waking, the Queen schedules time to rest and relax. From a BBC Radio 4 featuring John Humphry’s show Today, to a cup of freshly brewed Earl Grey tea with biscuits on the side, the Queen truly kicks back and relaxes because of her capable collection of palace aids.

What’s the TRUTH behind England’s second wave? Imperial report warns of 100,000 daily cases and says the outbreak is doubling every nine days — but Cambridge experts estimate the figures are 55,000 and 17 days

The Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) piled fresh pressure on Boris Johnson to impose tougher restrictions after it warned up to 85,000 people could die in a second wave of the disease. Leaked SAGE projections made in the summer suggest that under a ‘reasonable worst case scenario’ daily deaths could remain above 500 for three […]

Daily Covid-19 cases rose by 50% last week in England and 1 in 100 people were infected a week ago, ONS estimates – but separate study claims outbreak is ‘steady’

Dominic Raab hinted the Government could introduce a new Tier Four set of even stricter coronavirus restrictions as he refused to rule out a national lockdown; West Yorkshire will enter the strictest Tier Three lockdown from Sunday, joining the regions around Liverpool, Manchester and Nottingham; London could face Tier Three rules within weeks, according to […]

Sadiq Khan says ministers ‘must act now’ and slams No10 for ignoring SAGE’s advice to adopt a ‘circuit breaker’ as data shows London’s R rate ‘is the worst in England’ and could be as high as 3

It comes after another 310 Covid-19 victims were recorded last night and 367 the day before, in the highest daily toll since the end of May. But the 26,688 infections reported yesterday was actually the first week-on-week fall in a month — though the central testing programme is missing asymptomatic and mild cases of the virus, […]

‘Fargo’ Recap: Rules Are Made to Be Broken

When Josto visits the imprisoned Cannon soldiers, he brags that white America looks at him proudly as someone who uses crime to get ahead — that he could do what he wants and still run for president — whereas the Cannons are viewed as crime itself. Gaetano, with his wild eyes, unmistakable temper, and reckless […]

Staying-in rule does not stop virus as people don’t obey it – but banning big public events works, experts say

“But do I think right now it is appropriate to insist on similar hard measures in, for example, south-west England or Kent, where levels of disease are really very, very much lower than in the North of England?

Coronavirus: pubs and restaurants across England to be forced to shut at 10pm

The health secretary, Matt Hancock, has repeatedly emphasised the seriousness of the rise in infections over recent days and said the change in Covid alert level “reflects the significant shift in the current threat posed by coronavirus”. He added: “This country now faces a tipping point in its response and it is vital everybody plays […]

Is South Yorkshire in tier 3 lockdown? Covid rules for Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley

You can’t meet socially with anybody who is not part of your household, or support bubble, indoors Those outside the county should avoid entering it, other than for work, education or for caring responsibilities or to travel through as part of a longer journey People should try to avoid travelling outside South Yorkshire due to […]

Tier 2 and 3 lockdown rules explained: Can I go to the pub, have friends over and go on holiday?

I live in Manchester – can I go and visit my sister in London? No. Manchester is now in the strictest level of lockdown – and all travel in and out of the area is strongly discouraged, unless it’s for some very important reasons.

How Poland’s Strict New Abortion Ruling Could Be Mirrored Across the Globe

Esther Major, senior research adviser at Amnesty International, said: “This judgment is the result of a coordinated, systematic wave of attacks on women’s human rights by Polish lawmakers and represents their latest attempt to ban abortion in Poland. Legal prohibitions on abortion do not prevent abortion or reduce the rates of abortion – they serve […]