Covid data ‘exaggerating’ risk, medics and academics tell Boris Johnson

The letter’s signatories also include Anthony Fryer, ¬†professor of clinical biochemistry at Keele University, Richard Ennos,…

Second lockdown will end on December 2, Boris Johnson pledges

The Prime Minister was asked whether he would be able to rely on his own MPs…

‘Fourth tier’ of Covid restrictions beckons as scientists pressure Boris Johnson

Hospitalisations have already breached “reasonable worst case” levels, the papers show, and minutes from Sage warned…

Justin Welby tells Boris Johnson not to ‘politicise’ child poverty

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, along with the Archbishop of York and…

Boris Johnson under pressure to impose pre and post-Christmas lockdowns

There are fears that, on current infection trends, the whole country will be at Tier 3…

Boris Johnson ‘hopeful’ that families will be able to celebrate Christmas together

Prof Edmunds warned that a “circuit-breaker” would be needed across the country or at least in…

Boris Johnson urged to reintroduce shielding instead of imposing Manchester lockdown

However Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, claimed the figures were based on selective data,…

Boris Johnson announces ‘most vulnerable’ to be prioritised for coronavirus vaccine rollout

Downing Street said there was an “enormous amount of planning and preparation in place” for the…

Tories left to wonder when Boris Johnson will call time on pub curfew

Summing up the mood among most Tories, the former Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Thursday:…

Boris Johnson’s confusion over coronavirus rules speeds up Tory revolt

Sir Desmond Swayne, another former minister who has been a vocal critic of lockdown rules, said:…