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"Scapegoats are nothing new, of course, but it is particularly grating to see the young recast as the villains of t… https://t.co/4J33gEUiLOClassified documents relating to US-UK trade talks were taken from a private email account belonging to Liam Fox https://t.co/PwG8taYK90Local authorities in areas in partial lockdown sending staff out to approach people over worries national programme… https://t.co/Q1IO10AKfK🔴 Councils can demolish contaminated buildings under new powers to stop second coronavirus wave https://t.co/Q2qNldNEUM"The only people who can reasonably not care about the economy are those so rich that they struggle to spend all th… https://t.co/7CvUUQbaNVA program allegedly applied a risk profile to visas described as 'speedy boarding for white people' https://t.co/FlBDyyWaS1Ministers accused by headteachers of failing to plan for an 'alternative strategy' for education if schools are una… https://t.co/NgaSTGvKtn"The routine isolation o the over 50s would be a step too far" https://t.co/rQsPnxMIegIf the claims are proven, it would be the first time a current or former Cabinet minister had been successfully tar… https://t.co/5PjXISztoq
8/4
2020
Proposals to extend shielding to some over-50s this winter have been abandoned after Cabinet ministers mounted a ba… https://t.co/dlQLu6m5sA'The PM has simultaneously executed a U-turn, pressed the accelerator and performed an emergency stop,' writes… https://t.co/5BvyPMIQHgNicola Sturgeon has blamed young adults for putting Scotland’s recovery from #Covid19 at risk https://t.co/8WuaV2LAlAMatt Hancock said the technologies will expand testing capacity further https://t.co/JxsRno2rHiMinisters have faced a backlash over plans to extend the Government's shielding programme to some over-50s this win… https://t.co/WOwPYVJHJw"What is certain is that nothing can be taken for granted any more when it comes to the Government and anti-Covid p… https://t.co/NlisEWiRONOnce people realise what Boris' Brexit deal means, they'll want an even cleaner break https://t.co/aDUXjy2Tj3Joe Biden has pledged to select a female Vice President and is expected to announce his decision around today https://t.co/UQlsQtoL8v🔴 Classified US-UK trade documents leaked ahead of December's general election were hacked by Russians from a forme… https://t.co/zjbNy38E1vThe most eye-catching element of Rishi Sunak’s summer financial statement was the offer of a half-price meal up to… https://t.co/NUkFsAz3i0Is there a plot afoot against heavy-handed Covid schemes like shielding over-50s? https://t.co/uPpyuoFQs6Judicial reviews have become a tool for reversing decisions some judges dislike https://t.co/AMkWzYjGL5Spain secretly lobbied US Congress on getting joint sovereignty over Gibraltar https://t.co/ZMpnB1OiAhLucy Powell said the scheme would 'do nothing for the very fragile recovery that the hospitality sector in Manchest… https://t.co/f8UfqU0A2N
8/3
2020
"The worst thing for children is the time that cannot be given back. Leaving school should be the ultimate rite of… https://t.co/yKdxARCDfX🔴 Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has cast doubts on reported plans to introduce more shielding for older people o… https://t.co/2RKUeShPUwThe shadow safeguarding minister said it was 'shocking' that the party had not withdrawn the whip from the MP https://t.co/D1wxlUk0wPDonald Trump’s recent suggestion that the November election be postponed was too much for even many of his most obe… https://t.co/sANnKsDmPm"We are told that masking-up shows that we care, but treating our fellow human beings as germ-spreading units is no… https://t.co/V7FEhrhlbtEnhanced shielding, tighter local measures and sealing off the capital are among proposals to be explored https://t.co/ewLbYulHQ9"I am bringing forward radical and necessary reforms to our planning system to get Britain building and drive our e… https://t.co/e4HXDcAAXN🔴 Hands. Face. Space. The Prime Minister repeated these three words several times throughout the last briefing. The… https://t.co/s95PceUz9YRishi Sunak has written to the Royal Mint, urging them to put BAME people on our coins https://t.co/jEVqIjQsYH"Not only does his U-turn on sin taxes smack of superficiality of thought, it kowtows to the needs of the health se… https://t.co/yAl9MCJ228
8/2
2020
Can Trump be written off? The polls say probably. Should he be written off? Not yet says @DouglasKMurray https://t.co/K9GZKbEfy0"How do the Scots Nationalists get away with it? In every other country on earth the addition of the word “national… https://t.co/9TfT4KepI5🔴 President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video… https://t.co/Qm010jxLtSBritain has "probably reached the limit of opening up society" https://t.co/geXZVNsqA4Coronavirus was on its way back https://t.co/u6ZCTJ9S7Z
8/1
2020
Can Trump be written off? The polls say probably. Should he be written off? Not yet says @DouglasKMurray https://t.co/OfCldL9rZUPlanned lockdown easings that had been due to come in on Saturday will be postponed https://t.co/KN6CvyXanxCoronavirus was on its way back https://t.co/T4KBEZ2inP"In an instant all hope that life would return to any sort of normal – old or new – by Christmas were snuffed out" https://t.co/P71WJS9eANGovernment has been granted permission to appeal against the ruling https://t.co/1RqbX6avP6'Advising people not to travel to Port Glasgow is probably about as productive as telling residents of Glasgow’s We… https://t.co/PJU0OoamdR"Whether we have used that time well, to cut the proportion of people that die by enough to make the cost worthwhil… https://t.co/u1quXLgv5j"Spain appears intent on playing political games, which are seriously disrupting the everyday lives of thousands of… https://t.co/t98BqQ2mC2Boris Johnson has said it is the time to "squeeze that brake pedal in order to keep the virus under control". He s… https://t.co/G6FUcNSlKi'What shocks people most is when I tell them the sheer scale of this scandal and the cost to the public purse of Br… https://t.co/U254uNETl7🚨 BREAKING: Boris Johnson puts the brakes on planned easing of lockdown measures. The Prime Minister says 'we can'… https://t.co/Y5DKBtny2M
Retweeted by Telegraph Politics🔴 Boris Johnson is about to give a statement following further restrictions in parts of Northern England. Watch LI… https://t.co/E9EE8Vms2DDuncan Bannatyne has vowed not to open another business in Scotland after Nicola Sturgeon's decision to keep gyms c… https://t.co/eOWMdwsuWN'What’s needed now is a Government that can be straight with the public, explain its policies and act with clarity… https://t.co/rjJ2G0nPKe"The developing world cannot afford to hunker down and await the virus’s eradication. Neither can we," writes… https://t.co/c8rBGHbQnX🔴 Second wave fears: How concerned should we be? King's College London figures show symptomatic Covid-19 has been… https://t.co/qcZ9n8luxlThe Health Secretary said it was wrong to 'patronise older people' by suggesting they would be unable to make the s… https://t.co/sQ9x03UMZR
7/31
2020
US president trails in polls and has less than 100 days for a comeback https://t.co/ur67bk6jsCMs Davidson, who is expected to receive a peerage in the coming days, is to step into the breach at First Minister'… https://t.co/ckyKNlo4gs"There’s an obvious danger in mistaking ripples for a new tsunami. Trade will be hit, not just holidays" writes… https://t.co/mcN6tdskqj🚨 A new episode of @chopperspodcast by @christopherhope is out! Featuring Baroness Grey-Thompson on why she's call… https://t.co/n7hA6kviLW"It remains to be seen whether it is possible to overcome negative headlines just by employing a flashy spokesperso… https://t.co/1j6CZ2Ar2RPM said to be 'very frustrated' after watchdog refused to sign off peerages for some of his business supporters thi… https://t.co/aCz8YRJEuS🚨 A new episode of @chopperspodcast is out! Featuring @EstherMcVey1 on BBC ending the free license fee for most ov… https://t.co/kffKlstqgjBrexit rebel Richard Harrington had claimed there was ‘no sufficient public interest’ to counter his expectation of… https://t.co/gbOe2gLzxS"We need to step up and reject the division and distrusted peddled by the President so we can show the promise of a… https://t.co/S7dUetBj01Major expansion of testing to take place by September in effort to fend off potential second wave of virus https://t.co/ohtPfbGERGNicola Sturgeon has been accused of misleading the UK public https://t.co/YKLWXMh452"No 10 will face defeat after defeat at the hands of Tory rebels unless it overhauls its internal machinery," write… https://t.co/YVMpc7U6XYDoctors will be asked to message their patients via WhatsApp in NHS reforms which aim to modernise the service https://t.co/VTvyqE4XvkThe French minister for Europe has said Paris would rather bail out coastal communities than accept the UK's curren… https://t.co/FrAciXpn0d🚨 New episode of #PlanetNormal podcast featuring former MEP @Fox_Claire, @LiamHalligan & @CatharineHoey "The probl… https://t.co/Ps22LbTCmlFormer MEP @Fox_Claire has said she feels the BBC doesn't "talk the same language as the majority of people in the… https://t.co/e5UcWjdHAj🚨 New episode of #PlanetNormal featuring former MEP @Fox_Claire "I think there was absolute fury that ordinary pe… https://t.co/I0B7CWvit1
7/30
2020
"Gold was ‘wrong’ a decade ago. Prices surged to an all-time high on breathless talk that dollar debasement and pro… https://t.co/Q5xTKtJtx5The Transport Secretary was already in Spain when restrictions came in to force at the weekend https://t.co/JJ539csb6M"Capitalism has an enormous capacity for reinventing itself. After more than a decade of effective stagnation, my g… https://t.co/tphUOALUztThe former Labour leader is the latest public figure to move away from ‘the Godfather of grime’ following a series… https://t.co/TEHvsTbrOM🔴 Donald Trump asked why "nobody likes me" and concluded that it "must be my personality" The US president made th… https://t.co/eNYTl4eXAqBoris Johnson urged to toughen Hizbollah stance as tensions soar on Israel-Lebanon border https://t.co/61JpqPozI6"In life we have to take responsibility for our actions – in this case, that if you eat and drink too much and don’… https://t.co/dgUsg5n5oDSarah Sands said Downing Street’s boycott of Radio 4’s Today programme was an attempt to exert control, and one tha… https://t.co/Q8sORgx2a7🔴 Telegraph analysis shows Belgium and Luxembourg have seen week-on-week rises in the #Covid19 rates to post-lockdo… https://t.co/14LQDiPnoL"The chaos and confusion of current Government policy is getting us nowhere," writes @JuliaHB1 https://t.co/5pdOvErkKw"Two elected chambers would make government more difficult because they would always be confronting one another," w… https://t.co/walpXoFObYThe Dutch Prime Minister has ruffled feathers in the EU by advocating a more frugal approach to the coronavirus pan… https://t.co/9QnlDEulGX"The number of recorded cases is irrelevant: what matters is admissions to hospital and deaths," writes… https://t.co/YJx2GQ39CT
7/29
2020
A job advertisement for a new spokesman to "communicate with the nation on behalf of the Prime Minister" will be po… https://t.co/zk8MeiXRPK🔴 Heathrow boss calls for passenger virus tests on arrival to save tourism season https://t.co/NKTpnkecwQ"Capitalism has an enormous capacity for reinventing itself. After more than a decade of effective stagnation, my g… https://t.co/xuhTV9aW5P"We’re constantly told, as we emerge from the lockdown, to use our good old fashioned British common sense. Yet the… https://t.co/tGmBuTlvsTAt least 10 schools have decided to break with Government guidance and make coverings mandatory for pupils https://t.co/VIBHNiKcD1David Isaac, due to leave role as chairman of Equality and Human Rights Commission, says more reviews not the answer https://t.co/6gfL7DsuGI'How many times does Spain want to repeat the experiment in mass imprisonment of the population before we realise t… https://t.co/8BFCGnnqhmNew report claims Lord Stone kissed a young woman who was interested in politics 'near her mouth' https://t.co/a0bLo2EklpThe First Minister said she would not travel abroad for a break now and warned she could remove any country from he… https://t.co/9wM0UEdkwF🔴 Boris Johnson has defended the Government's decision to impose quarantine restrictions on Spain, saying there are… https://t.co/weIi3blQ4jChris Whitty told ministers they had to act after evidence of holidaymakers bringing back coronavirus from Spanish… https://t.co/YiXvB8ZkB3Spain's Prime Minister has said the UK's decision to quarantine tourists arriving from his country was 'inappropria… https://t.co/tihIMo4QoM"At the end of this, we may well conclude that countries which attempted total suppression of the virus killed thei… https://t.co/lteuMN7Hcw
7/28
2020
🔴 Arrivals from Spain will be able to shorten their isolation if they test negative for virus https://t.co/6Y3egzGMkkThe Prime Minister is expected to unveil as many as 40 new peers this week including Sir Ian Botham and ex-Chancell… https://t.co/7IG1U4hW91
7/27
2020

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