Border chaos as Government is forced to DELAY demanding passengers test negative

Border chaos as Government is forced to DELAY demanding passengers test negative before entering UK until Monday amid backlash from travel industry over type of tests used Government planning to enforce regime requiring tests 72 hours pre-departure  Meant to come into force 4am Friday but there will be a weekend grace period   Passengers booked on … Read more Border chaos as Government is forced to DELAY demanding passengers test negative

Rishi Sunak could delay tax rises until next autumn but will end Stamp Duty holiday in March

Rishi Sunak could delay tax rises until next autumn but will end Stamp Duty holiday in March amid warnings over scale of government borrowing during Covid crisis The Chancellor reportedly believes that it is the ‘wrong time’ to bring in tax rises Source added Mr Sunak has also rejected calls to extend the stamp duty … Read more Rishi Sunak could delay tax rises until next autumn but will end Stamp Duty holiday in March

Independent probe into Martin Bashir’s Princess Diana BBC interview faces a ‘delay of months’

An independent probe into BBC journalist Martin Bashir’s Princess Diana interview faces a ‘delay of months’ after a separate legal complaint was lodged with police. Pressure is mounting on the Metropolitan Police to launch its own criminal investigation into background of the bombshell 1995 Panorama interview. It is alleged Mr Bashir created a string of … Read more Independent probe into Martin Bashir’s Princess Diana BBC interview faces a ‘delay of months’

Conservative mayoral hopeful urges Boris Johnson to delay school opening

Conservative mayoral hopeful urges Boris Johnson to delay school opening to give them a ‘fighting chance against the virus’- as scientists warn the new mutation seems to spread quickly among youngsters Prime Minister under pressure from fellow Tories to shut schools at start of term Comes as warnings new strain of Covid-19 spreads quickly among … Read more Conservative mayoral hopeful urges Boris Johnson to delay school opening

MARKET REPORT: Airbus planes delay fails to ground Easyjet shares 

MARKET REPORT: Airbus planes delay fails to ground Easyjet shares as new Covid strain plunges global aviation industry deeper into crisis By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 22:15 GMT, 22 December 2020 | Updated: 22:27 GMT, 22 December 2020 Airline Easyjet has pushed back more plane orders as the new Covid strain threw … Read more MARKET REPORT: Airbus planes delay fails to ground Easyjet shares 

Sturgeon calls for Brexit delay over new coronavirus

Nicola Sturgeon demands Brexit delay: Scottish leader says new Covid strain makes it ‘unconscionable’ for Britain to leave EU when transition ends on Dec 31 Nicola Sturgeon says it is ‘imperative’ the PM secures a Brexit extension   It comes after the discovery of a faster-spreading coronavirus strain First Minister said UK faces a ‘profoundly serious … Read more Sturgeon calls for Brexit delay over new coronavirus

EU Covid vaccine delay ‘will cost 15,000 lives’, economist warns

EU Covid vaccine delay ‘will cost 15,000 lives’, economist warns as millions have to wait at least another week for jab Millions of Europeans will have to wait at least another week before vaccination EU determined vaccination programmes begin simultaneously in member states Germany has been pressing to begin inoculations as its infection rate spirals   … Read more EU Covid vaccine delay ‘will cost 15,000 lives’, economist warns

Ministers will DELAY reopening of classrooms after Christmas with a ‘staggered’ return for pupils

Ministers will DELAY reopening of classrooms after Christmas with a ‘staggered’ return for pupils and online lessons amid surge in Covid cases – days after Gavin Williamson threatened councils with legal action if they closed early Education Secretary Gavin Williamson expected to make announcement later  January 4 and 5 return to be replaced with online … Read more Ministers will DELAY reopening of classrooms after Christmas with a ‘staggered’ return for pupils

Europe’s press reacts to Brexit deadline delay

Europe’s press has declared the ‘battle for fisheries is now on,’ as papers warn we ‘can’t allow failure,’ but ‘no one is willing to bear the responsibility’. Sunday’s deadline to reach a deal on the free trade agreement between Britain and the European Union was extended until the end of the month yesterday, with Boris … Read more Europe’s press reacts to Brexit deadline delay

Delay over raising minimum age for buying National Lottery tickets is branded ‘farcical’ by MPs

Delay over raising minimum age for buying National Lottery tickets is branded ‘farcical’ by MPs Children can spend up to £350 a week gambling on fixed odds games online In July a group of peers  issued a report calling for the age limit to be raised to 18  Camelot said it will take nine months … Read more Delay over raising minimum age for buying National Lottery tickets is branded ‘farcical’ by MPs