Hopes of next week’s Cheltenham Festival going ahead as scheduled received a boost on Tuesday as British Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed no current plans to cancel mass events, despite the ongoing threat of coronavirus.
News of Stanley Johnson’s visit to Chinese officials emerged after he sent an email to environment minister Lord (Zac) Goldsmith and other officials, but mistakenly included the BBC in the email chain.
We will know today whether these key moments in the UK election campaign impacted on how people voted Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are poor options and each has had a few awkward campaign moments that may have influenced the election, writes.
IN PREPARATION for the global Extinction Rebellion actions that start today — as you read this I, with my fellow middle aged, non-violent librarians and teachers and nurses and worried parents, will be lying on the road outside Downing Street — I have been reading a post-capitalist survival guide.
Our capacity, maybe our need, to live with paradox is a characteristic of 21st-century humanity. Many of us, some more fervently than others, invest absolute belief in systems that could not survive a courtroom cross-examination.