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NEWS | Published March 8th 2020, 8:00 am

Boris Johnson pledges a further £46 million to coronavirus fund

The UK government will pledge £46 million toward efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine and a quick-fire rapid results test to check whether someone has the virus, prime minister Boris Johnson has said.

NEWS | Published March 8th 2020, 7:07 am

DCMS chair Knight writes to Six Nations Council

Julian Knight, chair of the Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee, has written to the Six Nations Council urging them to keep the iconic annual rugby tournament a free-to-air competition.

NEWS | Published March 7th 2020, 8:08 am

Barnier warns of differences in UK-EU trade negotiations

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier has said that a “good agreement for both sides” is attainable after the opening round of trade deal negotiations with the UK this week, but warned that “serious” differences remain.

NEWS | Published March 7th 2020, 7:15 am

Davies pledges to “cut the cost of politics” should Tories win power in Wales

The Welsh Conservative party’s assembly group leader, Paul Davies, has promised to "end the assembly gravy train" and "cut the cost politics" if his party wins the Senedd election next May.

NEWS | Published March 7th 2020, 7:00 am

Twitter CEO reconsiders Africa trip due to coronavirus

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has told a conference in California that he will reconsider plans to spend part of the year in Africa following the coronavirus outbreak.

NEWS | Published March 6th 2020, 3:03 pm

Johnson announces £46 million fund to fight coronavirus

The prime minister visited Mologic lab and promised more spending, as the number of infections in the UK rises to 163

NEWS | Published March 6th 2020, 2:02 pm

'Don't panic' says Hancock, amid criticism from supermarket leader

Health secretary Matt Hancock's claims have been thrown into some doubt.

NEWS | Published March 6th 2020, 2:02 pm

Conservative Party hails Theresa May ahead of International Women's Day

As the Tories hail May, could it be argued that today's Britain is more hers than Johnson's?

NEWS | Published March 5th 2020, 3:12 pm

Coronavirus delays release of next Bond film

Producers of the James Bond film franchise have delayed the release date of the film from April to November in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.

NEWS | Published March 5th 2020, 12:12 pm

Professor Selina Todd no platformed at event she helped to organise

The decision to ban Professor Selina Todd from an event she helped to organise has been reviewed as part of a “no platforming” investigation by Exeter College.

NEWS | Published March 5th 2020, 10:10 am

Bloomberg withdraws from race for Democratic nomination

Former mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, has withdrawn from the running to become the US presidential candidate for the Democratic Party ahead of the 2020 elections.

NEWS | Published March 5th 2020, 9:09 am

Former UN secretary general Pérez de Cuéllar dies

Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, the former UN secretary general and prime minister of Peru, has passed away at the age of 100.

NEWS | Published March 4th 2020, 5:05 pm

Grayson Perry first British visual artist to win the Erasmus prize in over 50 years

Grayson Perry is the first British visual artist to win the prestigious Erasmus award in over 50 years.

NEWS | Published March 4th 2020, 3:03 pm

Copper Hewitt “focused on the future” despite losing $5 million gift

Judy Francis Zankel has announced she will no longer include the Copper Hewitt museum in her will following the dismissal of former director, Caroline Baumann.


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