Brexit: UK makes fishing concessions as hopes of EU trade deal grow

Brexit trade talks fuelled by takeaway pizza lasted long into the night yesterday amid growing hopes a deal between the UK and the EU could be imminent.  A large stack of pizza boxes was delivered to the two negotiating teams as talks dragged on and they tried to break the deadlock on crunch issues. The … Read more Brexit: UK makes fishing concessions as hopes of EU trade deal grow

EU’s vaccine regulator casts doubt on fast UK approval of Pfizer jab

European politicians and health chiefs last night criticised Britain’s decision to be the first country to approve Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine. UK watchdogs took just a fortnight to approve the jab following the announcement of successful final trial results. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency insisted its emergency approval procedure did not cut corners.  Health … Read more EU’s vaccine regulator casts doubt on fast UK approval of Pfizer jab

This Morning: Jonathan Van-Tam confirms Santa WILL get Covid vaccine

Next stop Strictly? Number 10 wheels out its ‘favourite’ health chief Jonathan ‘JVT’ Van-Tam to promise Santa will be the FIRST to get jab as metaphor-loving expert makes his debut on This Morning with Holly and Phil Jonathan Van-Tam has been deployed to reassure the public on Covid vaccine Deputy chief medical officer has won … Read more This Morning: Jonathan Van-Tam confirms Santa WILL get Covid vaccine

Handsome country house that was owned by the MoD for almost a century goes up for sale for £2.3m

A handsome country house that was owned by the Ministry of Defence for almost a century serving as a machine gun school and an officers’ mess has gone up for sale for £2.3million. Grade II* listed Netheravon House in Wiltshire was built as part of a hunting estate by a wealthy family. But almost the … Read more Handsome country house that was owned by the MoD for almost a century goes up for sale for £2.3m

Brexit: UK STILL not ready with 4 weeks until transition period ends

UK is STILL not ready for Brexit with just four weeks until transition period ends… as experts warn of a ‘risk of serious disruption and delay’ at borders By John Stevens Deputy Political Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 00:43 GMT, 2 December 2020 | Updated: 15:46 GMT, 2 December 2020 Channel crossings are at … Read more Brexit: UK STILL not ready with 4 weeks until transition period ends

Keir Starmer demands government publishes Covid economic impact info

Keir Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of ‘suppressing’ evidence on economic hit from lockdown tiers amid clamour for ‘secret’ dossier to be released Sir Keir Starmer challenged Boris Johnson to release Covid economic dossier He accused PM of ‘trying to suppress the evidence of what is actually going on’  He said if PM does not publish … Read more Keir Starmer demands government publishes Covid economic impact info

Brexit: Michel Barnier claims UK has conceded on human rights

Boris Johnson ‘has caved in on human rights’: Michel Barnier claims Prime Minister has agreed to keep Britain tied to European human rights rules after Brexit Prime Minister had previously been warned UK would be kicked from joint law enforcement programmes if it pulled out of the European human rights rules EU chief Brexit negotiator … Read more Brexit: Michel Barnier claims UK has conceded on human rights

Rishi Sunak slammed for not facing MPs over Covid Spending Review

Rishi Sunak is under fire after REFUSING to appear in front of MPs to answer questions on his controversial Spending Review as the Chancellor ‘faces questions over his family’s finances’ Spending Review sparked major controversy as Rishi Sunak cut foreign aid Treasury Select Committee asked the Chancellor to come and answer questions But Mr Sunak … Read more Rishi Sunak slammed for not facing MPs over Covid Spending Review

Coronavirus UK: Graph shows areas on cusp of moving lockdown tiers

An official graph laying out coronavirus outbreaks across the country suggests there are parts of the North of England and Midlands that could be ‘de-escalated’ in January. The chart, published by Public Health England, shows that some parts of the country are seeing the fastest falls in infection rate and health bosses are monitoring their … Read more Coronavirus UK: Graph shows areas on cusp of moving lockdown tiers

Coronavirus UK: Hugging at Christmas not illegal, but best not to

‘Don’t hug granny if you want her to survive to be hugged again’: Downing Street experts are unanimous that just because it’s not illegal to embrace relatives at Christmas doesn’t mean you should Prof Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance said they want people to see their families But they added they would not encourage people … Read more Coronavirus UK: Hugging at Christmas not illegal, but best not to