Lockdown will destroy jobs and damage mental health, warns Middlesbrough Mayor

However, Mr Preston claimed the Government had “not engaged with us on any level at any point”.  “They seem to be doing something to us without regard for our local expertise,” he said. “As things stand, there is a speech that everyone is latching onto and none of us know what it means, but people […]

Pandemic will hold children back for generations, World Bank warns

The impact of the pandemic will be felt for generations to come, the World Bank has warned, because it will prevent people reaching their full potential across the board.  Even before Covid-19, and despite decades of progress, a child born in a typical country could...

Coronavirus spreading in care homes again, Government warns

Coronavirus has begun spreading through care homes and infecting vulnerable patients again, the Government has admitted in a nationwide alert issued to providers and local authorities. A letter, seen by The Telegraph, was issued late on Friday urging bosses to...