The second wave peaked before lockdown began

The number of people admitted to hospital with Covid has also started to slow. The Prime Minister says that a still rising number of deaths justifies lockdown. But the number of new cases tends to be two weeks ahead of hospitalisations and four weeks ahead of deaths, meaning that the peak in deaths should come […]

Second lockdown will end on December 2, Boris Johnson pledges

The Prime Minister was asked whether he would be able to rely on his own MPs for subsequent measures or have to rely on Labour votes after a further 18 Tories, including former Prime Minister Theresa May, abstained in the Commons vote.  “I’m very, very...

the gyms refusing to shut during lockdown

Businesses across the UK have refused to close their doors on the first day of the second lockdown. Non-essential services, which currently includes gyms and hairdressers, are supposed to shut until December 2 under the new restrictions, but some have vowed not to do...