The meeting in London comes ahead of crucial international summits later this year.
The UK’s coronavirus alert level has been downgraded from four to three. Under level three, the virus is now considered to be “in general circulation” and there could be a “gradual relaxation of restrictions”. Previously transmission was considered to be “high or rising exponentially”. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the change was “a big moment […]
It is possible that, with the success of a Covid vaccine, the economy could bounce back, limiting the need for big rises. However, Paul Johnson, director of the IFS, told the BBC that four or five years down the road he still expects the economy to be about 4%-5% smaller than before the pandemic. Source […]
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to reach 200,000 tests for coronavirus a day by the end of May. The government announced it had hit its target of 100,000 tests on Friday, but that number has since fallen back. Speaking at Prime Minister’s Questions, Mr Johnson said “capacity currently exceeds demand” and the government was […]