The Scottish government has announced that people hoping to form social bubbles over the Christmas holidays will be limited to a maximum of eight people, not including children. We spoke to the social psychologist Prof Stephen Reicher and asked him […]
Northern Ireland will enter a circuit-breaker for a fortnight starting tomorrow. In Leicester, they know more than most about the strains of lockdown. It’s more than 150 days since local restrictions were imposed on the city’s residents and they have […]
Tens of thousands have flooded onto the streets of Buenos Aires today to pay tribute to Diego Maradona, following his death yesterday. Up to a million people are expected to file past his casket in Argentina’s presidential palace, as the […]
In Malaysia, there’s been a serious outbreak of Covid-19 among workers at the world’s biggest manufacturer of medical gloves. The company, Top Glove, which supplies the NHS, was the subject of an investigation by this programme in June. We revealed […]
We spoke to the Conservative MP David Simmonds – and began by asking if he thought the government needed to do better.
The UK is heading for a bleak winter as Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief scientific adviser on Thursday warned Britons not to hug and kiss their elderly relatives at Christmas, in a bid to protect them from Covid-19. “Would I […]
The UK is ready to resume face-to-face trade negotiations with the EU, PM Boris Johnson’s spokesman said on Thursday. Meanwhile, the EU’s chief negotiator reportedly demanded a shift in position by London for talks to continue. “We want to resume […]
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Dan Rosenfield, an official with the UK Treasury for over a decade, who also occupied top banking jobs and chairs a humanitarian Jewish community group, will soon be stepping in as PM Boris Johnson’s new chief of staff. Rosenfield’s position […]
Brexiteer Arron Banks is celebrating a win against The Observer investigator Carole Cadwalladr, who reportedly admitted in court filings that her claims that money for the Leave campaign came from Russia lacked any evidence. Cadwalladr won the 2018 Orwell Prize […]