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UK’s First Ever Digital Cabinet

This morning I chaired the first ever digital Cabinet.

Our message to the public is: stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives. #StayHomeSaveLivespic.twitter.com/pgeRc3FHIp— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) March 31, 2020Today’s cabinet was the first-ever fully-digital one, as last time Boris, Matt Hancock, Mark Sedwill and Dominic Cummings were all physically present in the Cabinet Room. The government has also ditched Zoom for Skype Business after Zoom’s lack of security was highlighted…The post UK’s First Ever Digital Cabinet appeared first on Guido Fawkes.

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Tragedy as Family of Four found dead in West Sussex

Two adults and two children who are believed to be from the same family have been tragically found dead at a house. The bodies of the four people and a… Read the full Article Tragedy as Family of Four found dead in West Sussex from UNN

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS workers told not to wear ID badges after muggings

NHS workers in Greenwich and Lewisham have been told by their local trust not to show their ID badges in public as a result of members of staff being mugged for them.… Read the full Article Lewisham and Greenwich NHS workers told not to wear ID badges after muggings from UNN

NHS nurse and mother of three stabbed to death in street amid UK’s lockdown

A man has been arrested after an NHS nurse was viciously murdered in the street as horrified neighbours heard her screaming during the coronavirus lockdown. The victim, who was named… Read the full Article NHS nurse and mother of three stabbed to death in street amid UK’s lockdown from UNN

Professor Brian Cox calls for Brexit transition period to be delayed “for an indefinite period”

Professor Brian Edward Cox OBE has claimed that the post-Brexit transition period “must shelved for an indefinite period” until the United Kingdom has dealt with the long-term “economic and social… Read the full Article Professor Brian Cox calls for Brexit transition period to be delayed “for an indefinite period” from UNN

Coronavirus update: When is Boris speech today - when is the next PM update?

CORONAVIRUS press conferences keep the UK up to date with the Government's battle against coronavirus each day. But when is Boris's speech today? When is the next coronavirus update? Read the full Article Coronavirus update: When is Boris speech today - when is the next PM update? from The Express

Delay Brexit deadline amid coronavirus, say MEPS

The UK is due to stop following EU rules by the end of 2020 but a group of MEPs say the date should be pushed back. Read the full Article Delay Brexit deadline amid coronavirus, say MEPS from The BBC

Boris Johnson under pressure to extend Brexit transition period due to coronavirus crisis

BORIS Johnson faces new pressure to seek an extension to the Brexit transition period due to the coronavirus crisis. The PM has insisted he will not ask for a delay to the December 31 deadline but… Read the full Article Boris Johnson under pressure to extend Brexit transition period due to coronavirus crisis

Covid-19 is having a devastating impact on the pub trade

British pubs are part of the backbone of local communities of our country. Everyone has their favourite pub, or there local. Perhaps it is the first pub you had that… Read the full Article Covid-19 is having a devastating impact on the pub trade from UNN

Boris Remix: Stay At Home

Catchy. Maybe musical press conferences will help keep the public engaged…The post Boris Remix: Stay At Home appeared first on Guido Fawkes.

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Former Supreme Court Judge attacks ‘hysteria’ over Coronavirus and steps toward Police State

A former Supreme Court justice has warned that the public are displaying “collective hysteria” over coronavirus. Lord Sumption told Radio 4’s The World At One: The pressure on politicians has come… Read the full Article Former Supreme Court Judge attacks ‘hysteria’ over Coronavirus and steps toward Police State from UNN

Louisa Compton New Head of Channel 4 News

Channel 4 has appointed Dispatches editor Louisa Compton as the channel’s new Head of News, replacing Dorothy Byrne following the abrupt news she is standing down. Byrne’s departure was widely seen as an attempt to thaw relations with Number 10, who were not happy with Byrne’s ‘Boris is a Liar’ speech over the summer…Compton, however, is unlikely to inspire confidence in the former Vote Leave team running Number 10. At Dispatches, her programme targeted the Leave campaign and ignored Remain’s rule flouting… Before Channel 4, Compton previously worked at the BBC, as launch Editor of the Victoria Derbyshire Programme, and before that Editor of youth focussed BBC Newsbeat as well as BBC Radio 5 Live. She takes on the Channel 4 gig at a moment when both her current and former organisations are set to face heavy scrutiny from the new Government…The post Louisa Compton New Head of Channel 4 News appeared first on Guido Fawkes.

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Jacob Rees-Mogg expresses his ‘admiration’ for ‘independently minded’ Jeremy Corbyn

The leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg has praised Jeremy Corbyn for being an “independent-minded” backbencher before he was elevated to Labour leader, to many people’s surprise.… Read the full Article Jacob Rees-Mogg expresses his ‘admiration’ for ‘independently minded’ Jeremy Corbyn from UNN