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Coronavirus: Neil Ferguson to face no police action for ‘undermining’ lockdown

Image copyright Imperial college london Former government adviser Prof Neil Ferguson will not face police action after he accepted making an “error of judgment” by breaching social distancing rules. Scotland Yard said Prof Ferguson’s behaviour was “plainly disappointing”, but ruled out issuing a fine. The force said he “has taken responsibility” after resigning as a […]

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PMQs: Blackford and Johnson on coronavirus policy

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has said the government must ends its “mixed messaging” over coronavirus policy and suggested changes should have the agreement of the devolved governments. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he agreed that the outlines of policy changes should “attract the widest possible consensus”. PMQs coverage in text, images and video Source […]

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Coronavirus: UK warned to avoid climate change crisis

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The government faces a post-lockdown choice between green growth or propping up polluting industries The UK must avoid lurching from the coronavirus crisis into a deeper climate crisis, the government’s advisers have warned. They recommend that ministers ensure funds earmarked for a post-Covid-19 economic recovery go to firms that […]