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Sam Coates, Deputy Political Editor, Sky News Sky News is free in all UK homes on channels 501 (Sky); 233 (Freeview); 202 (Freesat); 602 (Virgin)
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Gabriel Pogrund Aug 1
BREAKING: A Conservative MP has been arrested and is currently in police custody after a woman accused him of rape, sexual assault and coercive control The Metropolitan Police has launched a criminal investigation into the ex-minister
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Patrick Maguire Aug 1
Len McCluskey on Keir Starmer’s shadow Treasury team (excluding his old mucker Dan Carden)
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Sam Coates Sky Aug 1
The Government is not paying nine million people’s wages - that’s the number of people that have used the scheme *at some point* The number of people *currently* on furlough is 3-5 million Fact sheet from the Resolution Foundation
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BAFTA Jul 31
Hong Kong Protests win the News Coverage award 🏆📰
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SkyNews Jul 31
Former PM Theresa May's husband Philip is being knighted as part of the govt's honours list. Boris Johnson's brother Jo is also to be made a peer, alongside former Tory chancellors Philip Hammond and Ken Clarke. has the latest. Read more:
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Sam Coates Sky Jul 31
Today at the press conference, Boris Johnson pressed pause on relatively insignificant reopening measures ... but is still going ahead with the big ones tomorrow A 90 second explainer on what matters - and what the challenges are - with the government’s latest stance
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Sam Coates Sky Jul 31
Today at the press conference, Boris Johnson pressed pause on relatively insignificant reopening measures ... but is still going ahead with the big ones tomorrow A 90 second explainer on what matters - and what the challenges are - with the government’s latest stance
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Dan Bloom Jul 31
Of all the many, many news stories today, this one may well be the most significant in the long term, courtesy of 's questioning at the press conference
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Mollie Malone Jul 31
Today the PM admitted to he had a 'good point' when it comes to trade offs - public health vs the economy. This from SAGE on 23rd June...
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Mollie Malone Jul 31
Published SAGE documents released today state that "Cabinet Office polling shows that trust in government communications has shown a steady decline since early April..."
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Sam Coates Sky Jul 31
Nigel Dodds, the ex DUP MP, given a peerage Presumably first of several?
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Sam Coates Sky Jul 31
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Scots who spend time in infected areas in the North should “minimise contact with those outside your household for 14 days”
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Sam Coates Sky Jul 31
Nicola Sturgeon says she has issue strong advice against non essential travel to the north of England infected areas “We are advising travel (to the infected areas) should only happen if absolutely unavoidable”, she said at her press conference
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Chris Whitty tells me that maybe some further social distancing measures need to be reintroduced before further easing - in response to my q about schools
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Sam Coates Sky Jul 31
Key section of Boris Johnson’s press conference this morning where he openly talks about the “trade offs” we need to make for the first time in answer to q about why he’s *easing* lockdown in some areas tomorrow by changing workplace guidance and pausing shielding
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Mollie Malone Jul 31
Chief Medical Officer tells recent data shows that we’ve “probably reached the limits - or near the limits- in terms of what we can do in opening up society.” Meaning- he said, if we wish to do more things in future, it might mean less of other things.
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Rob Powell Jul 31
Some thoughts on a significant day & week... The honeymoon is over. Gone is the optimistic tone of normality returning by Christmas as the scales of influence tip back from the economists to the scientists. 1/
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SkyNews Jul 31
.: Should employers return to work in August and children return to school in September? Are you not risking a trade-off between lives and livelihoods? PM: 'Children going to school should be a national priority and we'll continue to institute local lockdowns.'
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Chris Smyth Jul 31
PM tells that getting kids back to school in September is a priority and acknowledges "trade offs" Hint that he will close other things to make it happen
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Tamara Cohen Jul 31
Chris Whitty tells we are “at the limits or near the limits” of what can be reopened and opening up anything else means trade offs. But he says school reopening is essential.
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