Monday, 10 May 2021

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Coronavirus: Spain urges responsibility as parties mark curfew's end

MADRID (AFP) – Spain’s government called Monday (May 10) for “responsibility”, insisting health restrictions were still in place after weekend images showed people celebrating the end of a state of emergency without masks or social distancing. “The end of the state of emergency does not mean the end of restrictions. Far from it. The virus […]

Jackie Weaver takes social media by storm again as she unveils new look

Steph's Packed Lunch: Jackie Weaver meets Aton du Beke When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any […]

Rules on weddings and funerals to be relaxed from next week

Boris Johnson has given the green light for more people to attend weddings next week, as part of a further easing of lockdown. The Prime Minister confirmed that the roadmap outlined for events like funerals will go ahead as planned, with up to 30 people able to attend receptions and wakes from next Monday, May […]

Holidays abroad can resume from May 17

People living in England will be able to go on holidays abroad from next week, Boris Johnson has announced. Non-essential international travel will resume from May 17, as part of a series of Covid-19 restrictions lifting on the same date. Speaking at a Downing Street press briefing today, Mr Johnson confirmed the non-essential travel ban […]

Covid variants in UK: Chart shows how many of each strain in UK

Boris Johnson announces further lifting of lockdown rules When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. […]

You can finally have a pint indoors again from next week

Pubgoers and diners in England will be able to sit inside again from next Monday, Boris Johnson has confirmed. The PM confirmed stage three of the ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ will go ahead as planned on May 17 at a press conference today. It means hospitality venues can seat customers indoors as planned, although they […]

Woman wins £14,000 after boss said she was 'too busy' to sort maternity leave

A pregnant woman whose boss said she was ‘too busy’ to hear out her request for maternity leave has been awarded £14,000 for unfair dismissal, a tribunal heard. Yuliaa Khimicheva was sacked for low attendance after a pregnancy-related illness forced her to take time off from work at a magazine finishing and packing plant in […]