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Labour demands government response to coronavirus outbreaks at universities
Ministers say they want students to be able to return home at Christmas.
26/09/2020 Students criticise Covid lockdowns
Students have criticised coronavirus restrictions imposed on some university halls of residence - amid calls for the authorities to say how long the measures will last.
Sunak announces new jobs scheme
Chancellor Rishi Sunak insists the government can only support 'viable' jobs in pandemic
23/09/2020 Covid scuppers autumn Budget
Chancellor scraps autumn Budget to concentrate on pandemic response
Boris Johnson has announced new coronavirus restrictions for England that could stay in place for the next six months.
Boris Johnson has announced new coronavirus restrictions for England. People have been told to work from home. Restaurants, pubs and takeaways have been ordered to close by ten pm
21/09/2020 Senior scientists call for action and speed to combat rise in the coronavirus
Chief medical officers from all four nations of the UK have recommended that the Covid-19 alert level should be raised.