Government unveils post-Brexit borders and immigration plans

Branded as the “UK’s new start” with glossy online adverts, the government has unveiled its plans for the country’s borders and immigration once the Brexit transition finishes at the end of the year. There will be a dozen inland border control sites to keep lorry queues away from ports. And the Home Office has confirmed…Continue Reading

UK unveils post-Brexit border plans and advertising campaign

Britain on Monday launched another Brexit advertising blitz and unveiled its first detailed proposals for managing the country’s borders after cutting ties with the European Union.The campaign, aimed at future travellers to the bloc, businesses that trade with it, and EU citizens living in the UK, features adverts on television, radio and online.The ad campaign…Continue Reading

UK coronavirus LIVE: Face mask rules 'won't apply to shop staff' amid second wave warnings of winter deaths

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Health Secretary Matt Hancock has hinted that more face mask rules will be introduced “in chunks” as a row erupts over the latest measures. Tory MP Sir Desmond Swayne told Mr Hancock on Tuesday that face coverings are a…Continue Reading

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Coronavirus UK LIVE: Beauty salons open TODAY as ‘more than 100 local lockdowns enforced weekly’ and deaths hit 44,819

TODAY beauty salons and tattoo parlours reopen across Britain for the first time in four months. The businesses were given the green light to resume operation by the Culture Secretary on July 9. Meanwhile, Matt Hancock has revealed localalised outbreaks are currently leading to more than 100 lockdowns EACH WEEK. Pubs and other businesses have…Continue Reading

Warning issued over potential link between discarded litter and coronavirus

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UK government pledges £700m to manage Britain’s borders after Brexit

The Government has announced it’s spending more than £700m on new infrastructure, staff and technology to manage Britain’s borders when the UK leaves the European union at the end of the year. Ministers have effectively set a September deadline for Brexit trade talks with Europe to be completed – while the transition period runs out…Continue Reading

Some of the Scientific Minds Behind the UK’s Coronavirus Response Have Helped Fund a New Sci-Fi Pandemic Comic

As the novel coronavirus pandemic has continued to spread around the world, scientists have scrambled to try and find effective ways to impart the risks and needs required of the public to mitigate the impact of covid-19. And now some scientists in the UK have decided to turn to comics to help educate people. Enter…Continue Reading

UK coronavirus LIVE: Calls for face mask rule clarity as beauty salons, nail bars and tattoo shops reopen in latest lockdown easing

Michael Rosen: NHS saved my life several times during battle with coronavirusMichael Rosen, who spent almost seven weeks in an induced coma on a ventilator after falling ill in March, said NHS staff saved his life “several times”.He said it was “luck” that enabled him to survive coronavirus.   Rosen told Good Morning Britain: “Right from the…Continue Reading