Coronavirus puts life on hold as Boris Johnson urges public to avoid all ‘non-essential contact’

Coronavirus puts life on hold as Boris Johnson urges public to avoid all ‘non-essential contact’

Everyone in the UK must now avoid visits to pubs, restaurants and “non-essential contact” with other people, Boris Johnson has declared, as he implemented the biggest restriction of civil liberties “in peacetime”. In a dramatic escalation of the Government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Prime Minister said all “unnecessary” travel must end, meaning all […]
Railways set to be nationalised under coronavirus rescue plan

Railways set to be nationalised under coronavirus rescue plan

Britain’s railways will be effectively nationalised under radical new plans being considered by the Government to combat the fallout from coronavirus. Operators have been plunged into crisis as passenger numbers have plummeted by a third, with commuters shunning train...