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Coronavirus: Local lockdowns will be used to suppress 'flare-ups', says Hancock https://t.co/Pt99Ul4x7Z
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight“The prime minister has to show proper leadership and recognise that this man has to go. There’s no ifs, no buts ab… https://t.co/0L4Rus5k5H“Dominic Cummings is not someone who courts popularity within the Party, he’s not a member of the Conservative Part… https://t.co/1HddDYdmir“The problem is that Dominic Cummings is not taking responsibility for his decision." Tory MP @CWhittaker_MP says… https://t.co/p81a2dMr0A“One Cabinet minister has been heard to say that unless this is dealt with - that means the departure of Dominic Cu… https://t.co/qCGaedU2g3We're live now on @BBCTwo with Emily Maitlis - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/4feQ35F761TONIGHT: At a time when victims of domestic violence are feared to be at their most vulnerable, Newsnight can revea… https://t.co/h8s2ypOjTzTONIGHT: As anger and discontent continues to grow over Dominic Cummings' lockdown actions, we ask what the blind l… https://t.co/EjnSsN3gyRBreak: Danny Kruger, former political secretary to Boris Johnson and now Conservative MP for Devizes, tells colleag… https://t.co/L9nrjxPUHU
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightLabour names David Evans as new general secretary https://t.co/cZnpFwTOhB
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"Of course I understand the anger that some people feel" Health Secretary Matt Hancock asked about apparent loss i… https://t.co/7gPhzRPrxk
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightDo you stand by your past comments that stay-at-home guidelines were instructions? asks @bbclaurak Health Secretar… https://t.co/k2qqyLW2yn
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"This is probably the biggest step forward in the treatment of coronavirus since the crisis began" Health Secretar… https://t.co/JLr8Be3bin
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightGreat question from member of public- asks if all fines levied on families who have broken lockdown for childcare w… https://t.co/6AcX2CJCR8
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"This is a national endeavour, whatever the headwinds... we can’t let up on this" Health Secretary Matt Hancock th… https://t.co/RxloBUEGaV
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTemporary closure of Weston General Hospital in Somerset, due to high number of coronavirus cases, leaves staff "wo… https://t.co/bizArUoJK4
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"It is a mystery why he felt the need to burnish his credentials as a coronavirus sage" Dominic Cummings's 2019 bl… https://t.co/pHPtBBCVlF
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightA further 134 people have died with coronavirus across the UK, taking the official total to 37,048, government figu… https://t.co/DtSyXgzHnP
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightThere have been no #Covid19 related deaths reported by Northern Ireland's Department of Health in the past 24 hours… https://t.co/MF3HnJPUo8Scotland's "test and protect" scheme will start on Thursday, meaning anyone with Covid-19 symptoms should take "imm… https://t.co/2sHrOFQ6R8
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightLeader of the Scottish Tories now saying Cummings should resign. https://t.co/99D4S5nsuj
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5/26
2020
'We refused to take suspected #Covid19 patients.' Despite government pressure to take patients being discharged fr… https://t.co/djwrAI7Zmz"We're going to be living with #Covid19 until there's a vaccine." Former Prime Minister Tony Blair talks to… https://t.co/I8mxZLkr7C
5/25
2020
Boris Johnson has said the UK will have a "world-beating" test, track and trace system in place by June 1, despite… https://t.co/qwCPbeJ5nG"We're going to be living with #Covid19 until there's a vaccine." Former Prime Minister Tony Blair talks to… https://t.co/4rROTS2amq#Newsnight has discovered that frontline NHS staff and care workers were pressured to keep quiet after trying to sp… https://t.co/MouXtjJlLQ'We refused to take suspected #Covid19 patients.' Despite government pressure to take patients being discharged fr… https://t.co/u2nNQryCMn
5/24
2020
Boris Johnson has said the UK will have a "world-beating" test, track and trace system in place by June 1, despite… https://t.co/nttKN6LPaSWith almost a quarter of the US workforce having filed for unemployment since mid-March as a result of #Covid19, Pr… https://t.co/zSJdcEKMrmA care home that entered lockdown early to protect its residents has had no #coronavirus deaths. But #Covid19 pre… https://t.co/kJiR1HmjBP
5/23
2020
“It is the case that his position is totally untenable and he needs to resign or Boris Johnson needs to step up to… https://t.co/3bAxAxsUIE“This crisis comes on top of underlying gender inequalities." Former Australian PM @JuliaGillard says as we go bac… https://t.co/olJg9YnjPT“I really am optimistic that this new way of working will help women in particular.” Businesswoman and fmr Virgin… https://t.co/FCMNIPDR3VIn Northern Ireland a fall in the rate of new coronavirus cases to fewer than 50 a day has allowed contract tracing… https://t.co/DKWcPQhaon“Self-isolation is a very important tool for containing the spread of the virus, it is very important that people a… https://t.co/AFrQU6FJs3“There’s clearly serious questions that No 10 are going to have to address." Fmr Cabinet Minister Sir @DLidingtonhttps://t.co/qvUVsnUb4y“If it’s not safe for children to go back [to school] now, when is it going to be safe for their grandparents to do… https://t.co/i8MSmfVAZF @lewis_goodall Dominic Cummings travelled hundreds of miles from London to County Durham during the lockdown when h… https://t.co/IvDnNPOoYc“I find it very difficult to see how No 10 or Dominic Cummings could conceivably say that he hasn’t acted within th… https://t.co/MZJPiL17skWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Kirsty Wark - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/zmhwx3cF5KTrump drug hydroxychloroquine raises death risk in Covid patients, study says https://t.co/6FAo3QSOyS
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightDominic Cummings travelled hundreds of miles from London to County Durham during the lockdown when he had virus sym… https://t.co/mzGbLnY8nt
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTONIGHT: It’s almost two months since the UK went into lockdown, but as cases continue to drop are we ready to get… https://t.co/BMgbMWTDPGTONIGHT: Has the coronavirus lockdown catapulted some women back to the 1950s? Former Australian PM @JuliaGillard,… https://t.co/nrjGVCAcGJLabour- “If accurate, the Prime Minister’s chief adviser appears to have breached the lockdown rules. Govts guidanc… https://t.co/ydo9Ga0o9b
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightFull story at 22:45 on @BBCTwo #Newsnight https://t.co/ujATDjlkKQYemen's healthcare system has "in effect collapsed" and coronavirus has spread across the country, UN warns… https://t.co/Z5kWNFt9yH
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightIn Northern Ireland a fall in the rate of new coronavirus cases to fewer than 50 a day has allowed contract tracing… https://t.co/6qoaFgVp8jWhy quarantine for two weeks rather than test for coronavirus? "A negative test is not very predictive," chief sc… https://t.co/k9WuQ9dHi7
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightRoad haulage and freight workers and medical professionals among those travellers exempt from the 14-day quarantine… https://t.co/4L4lg9TTtx
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"Now we are past the peak of this virus, we must take steps to guard against imported cases triggering a resurgence… https://t.co/j7MikSquEX
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"We will conduct spot-checks... to ensure people are self-isolating" Home Secretary Priti Patel says "there will b… https://t.co/YYGmGtxwzX
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightFrom 8 June people arriving in UK will have to self-isolate for 14 days but certain workers will be exempt https://t.co/hUW7jK5bMw
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightFollow live: Home Secretary Priti Patel leads UK's daily coronavirus briefing, giving details of compulsory quarant… https://t.co/RZmOK4DL7H
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTHREAD: A significant number of people could at risk of having a major stroke, if they continue to stay away from t… https://t.co/s6fI3Dw4MF
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightKey evidence on safety and impact of reopening schools published by government's scientific advisory group, Sage https://t.co/yc64mFRtrW
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightLabour's former prime minister Tony Blair said “They’re right to be reopening the schools,” but there needs to be a… https://t.co/Zv0wj4WqJS.@NicolaSturgeon says easing of lockdown, when it starts, will mean you can travel further than five miles to see y… https://t.co/DmoKiaNNti
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightThe government’s strategy to get us out of lockdown, is 'test, track and trace' but NHS bosses have said time is ru… https://t.co/94JmLg7OExWill re-opening some schools put children or their teachers at risk? How has Germany contained the number of deat… https://t.co/nwZBuQxZUV
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightThis care home in Cardiff were expecting just another game of #coronavirus #lockdown bingo... Until a certain Kate… https://t.co/Vpa2Dqxlmb
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightMortgage payment holiday extended for further three months https://t.co/Oocqv6YSLZ
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5/22
2020
“We’ve never had a time when [newspapers] are more relevant.” Former editor of The Sun @davidyelland says in the n… https://t.co/mgefggmC9e“The appetite for news is greater than ever.” Deputy Editor of The Sunday Times @SarahbaxterSTM says she believes… https://t.co/aTgDvCoAKE“At that stage we still had this four nation decisions influenced by SAGE...” SNP Health Spokesperson in Westminst… https://t.co/tWbh55XsX2“Democrats need to understand the importance of manufacturing.” Democratic Congresswoman @DebDingell says support… https://t.co/14iHIU7Aic“What we need is a combination of a national system and a local system.” Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street sa… https://t.co/LWHlI7Osck“I think this could go wrong, absolutely. We’re far too late.” Public Health Prof @LindaBauld says she is “not con… https://t.co/lhGNnXtNDT @nicholaswatt NHS staff and care workers from overseas will no longer have to pay an extra charge towards the healt… https://t.co/MkfpgGCfaS“Call this a u-turn or call it a listening government… Boris Johnson has accepted the demand from Sir Keir Starmer… https://t.co/v6H4PULOccWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Kirsty Wark - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmestg913 #Newsnight |… https://t.co/hwUYmcfedBChina security law 'could be end of Hong Kong' https://t.co/LWJHRTtiMP
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightPeople across the UK again take to their doorsteps to "clap for carers" Including 100-year-old Dabirul Choudhury,… https://t.co/i74bpJbWsM
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTONIGHT: With almost a quarter of the US workforce having filed for unemployment since mid-March, President Trump i… https://t.co/8yxJuba5HKTONIGHT: As of today, newspapers will no longer have their sales figures automatically published. But with circul… https://t.co/8o7AM0JkJaTONIGHT: Boris Johnson has said the UK will have a "world-beating" test, track and trace system in place by June 1,… https://t.co/UkByhsCqCHA care home that entered lockdown early to protect its residents has had no #coronavirus deaths. But #Covid19 pres… https://t.co/dIik4xoSUPIf a vaccine is developed, will it be mandatory? Health Secretary Matt Hancock says if we get a vaccine, people "a… https://t.co/jhjmOXbIoq
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightHancock won't give an update on social care reform but drops a pretty big hint that he wants to bring more of NHS a… https://t.co/SthA6ycq7J
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightAhead of Eid this weekend, Health Secretary Matt Hancock says "many people won't be able to celebrate in the normal… https://t.co/y1YsdipT84
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightThe government has agreed a deal for Covid-19 antibody tests on the NHS, says Health Secretary Matt Hancock But he… https://t.co/7CKNk3eYj5
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightNHS staff and care workers from overseas are to be exempt from paying a surcharge to use the health service after m… https://t.co/34opHz1iKJFollow live: Health Secretary Matt Hancock leads the UK's daily coronavirus briefing, amid calls to finalise the te… https://t.co/m4wR2OsJTJ
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight"We're going to be living with #Covid19 until there's a vaccine." Former Prime Minister Tony Blair talks to… https://t.co/74i6sohi53No 10 says: The PM has asked the Home Office and the Dept for Health and Social Care to remove NHS and care workers… https://t.co/4bVVGeJp2k
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightGermany's Health Minister Jens Spahn tells #Newsnight the country took advantage of the opportunity to prepare for… https://t.co/HqjVaLIUuCAdd a tribute to the @BBCNews live page where we are remembering and paying tribute to the many victims of Covid19.… https://t.co/a2EtMQ4IlA
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightDeal agreed for antibody coronavirus tests, with health and care staff being the first to receive them https://t.co/G2Kd0SI2oa
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightTime is running out to finalise a test, track and trace strategy to avoid a possible second surge in #Covid19 cases… https://t.co/CfdBxxWxIjA total of 36,042 people have died with coronavirus in the UK, a rise of 338, government figures show Latest:… https://t.co/Sxn1yXANJ6
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightWe are in such amazing company. Thanks @TheOrwellPrize for including our @BBCNewsnight Hidden Children's Homes ser… https://t.co/t534in3ycs
Retweeted by BBC Newsnight“Can you please just wash my hair over the sink?” “It hadn't been done for weeks,” due to coronavirus pressures “… https://t.co/xy6QFfSMe7What is it like in the care home that refused to accept recently discharged hospital patients, who they worried wer… https://t.co/sH0pGyPp8WHeathrow boss backs thermal scans and "air bridges" to allow travel between countries with lower infection levels… https://t.co/Sm5sRQwyAI
Retweeted by BBC NewsnightThe devastating impact of Covid-19 on the lives of care home residents and staff is now well understood. But how… https://t.co/9FyBPSs66O
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5/21
2020
What is it like in the care home that refused to accept recently discharged hospital patients, who they worried wer… https://t.co/5DA3dJPc1dTo get back to the freedoms we were used to in February, infectious disease epidemiologist @ChristoPhraser says we’… https://t.co/h90Zn5SdccCare home resident John tells #Newsnight he thinks some good will come from #Covid19, particularly people "helping… https://t.co/4Gmm2UO07KGermany's health minister tells #Newsnight they took advantage of the opportunity to prepare. "We were able from t… https://t.co/T8kyZ571Un“I want to see a full review of the care sector which I think has been ignored for too long. How curious it is that… https://t.co/PyamFGAUdj
5/20
2020

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