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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 25 May 2020

Cummings could face police probe over Barnard Castle visit Dominic Cummings could face police investigation under health laws over a claim that he breached self-isolation rules, after a retired

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 24 May 2020

New claims Cummings broke lockdown rules The prime minister's chief aide Dominic Cummings is under renewed pressure after fresh allegations that he breached lockdown rules. After Cummings and

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 23 May 2020

Cummings under pressure after lockdown breach Dominic Cummings is under pressure to quit after it was revealed that police spoke to him about breaching the government’s lockdown rules. The prime
More than 30,000 pubs and restaurants to stay shut post-coronavirus

More than 30,000 pubs and restaurants to stay shut post-coronavirus

New poll suggests pandemic is final nail in coffin for many hospitality businesses One-Minute Read James Ashford Friday, May 22, 2020 - 3:38pm More than 30,000 UK pubs and restaurants will
How coronavirus broke Britain’s universities

How coronavirus broke Britain’s universities

Description Price of survival may be more state control and less focus on the arts Credits Anthony Kwan/Getty Alt Text Students sit university exams in Hong Kong Price of survival may
Instant Opinion: NHS migrant dispute shows government is both ‘cruel and useless’

Instant Opinion: NHS migrant dispute shows government is both ‘cruel and useless’

Description Boris Johnson takes part in the Thursday evening “clap for carers” earlier this month Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text Boris Johnson Your guide to the best columns
‘This is the end of Hong Kong’: behind China’s security crackdown

‘This is the end of Hong Kong’: behind China’s security crackdown

Description Donald Trump warns of strong US response if Beijing imposes controversial new laws on the territory Credits Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Alt Text Hong Kong riot
Boris Johnson facing ethics inquiry over ‘intimate’ relationship with Jennifer Arcuri

Boris Johnson facing ethics inquiry over ‘intimate’ relationship with Jennifer Arcuri

Description Jennifer Arcuri Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text jennifer arcuri Police report says the then London mayor had ‘close association’ with US businesswoman One-Minute
Quarter of Americans have ‘little or no interest’ in getting Covid-19 vaccine

Quarter of Americans have ‘little or no interest’ in getting Covid-19 vaccine

Description A maskless Trump visits Michigan Ford plant converted to make personal protection equipment Credits Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text donald trump New poll
52 ideas that changed the world - 48. Fashion

52 ideas that changed the world - 48. Fashion

Description Humans’ love affair with clothes dates back around 170,000 years Humans’ love affair with clothes dates back around 170,000 years In Depth James Ashford Friday, May 22, 2020
Reaction: Boris Johnson U-turns on surcharge for NHS migrant workers

Reaction: Boris Johnson U-turns on surcharge for NHS migrant workers

Description PM backs down over levy following pressure from both Keir Starmer and senior Tories Credits Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images PM backs down over levy following pressure from both
The Week Unwrapped: Skin hunger, Taiwan and the University of Zoom

The Week Unwrapped: Skin hunger, Taiwan and the University of Zoom

How long can we live without touch? Has coronavirus advanced Taiwanese independence? And will virtual education take off? Analysis Friday, May 22, 2020 - 7:49am Olly Mann and The Week delve

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 22 May 2020

Government plans two new coronavirus tests The government has announced trials for a new coronavirus test which would produce results within 20 minutes. Meanwhile, the health secretary, Matt
Penguin poo sends scientists ‘completely cuckoo’

Penguin poo sends scientists ‘completely cuckoo’

Credits Getty images Alt Text Humboldt penguins And other stories from the stranger side of life One-Minute Read Friday, May 22, 2020 - 5:44am Scientists say they have got high on the
Quiz of The Week: 16 - 22 May

Quiz of The Week: 16 - 22 May

Description Police officers talk with a couple resting on Primrose Hill in London Credits Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text Coronavirus good weather Have you been paying
Swedo-science: has Sweden’s coronavirus experiment failed?

Swedo-science: has Sweden’s coronavirus experiment failed?

Description The Nordic country currently has world’s highest mortality rate per capita Credits Getty Images Alt Text Sweden The Nordic country currently has world’s highest mortality
Four of the best new luxury watches

Four of the best new luxury watches

Credits Piaget Alt Text Altiplano Ultimate Concept A dose of retail therapy might help chase away the lockdown blues One-Minute Read Friday, May 22, 2020 - 5:11am James Bond’s timepiece
Instant Opinion: pride in Britain’s past ‘not matched by vision for its future’

Instant Opinion: pride in Britain’s past ‘not matched by vision for its future’

Description A member of the Chelsea Pensioners rings a bell during VE Day commemorations at the Royal Hospital Chelsea Credits Peter Summers/Getty Images Alt Text VE Day Your guide to
Why Trump may well lose the 2020 US election

Why Trump may well lose the 2020 US election

Description Election model predicts president will lose office in ‘landslide’ defeat in November Credits Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Alt Text US President Donald Trump Election
Woman at centre of Roe v. Wade abortion case took bribe to switch sides

Woman at centre of Roe v. Wade abortion case took bribe to switch sides

Description Norma McCorvey (L) with attorney Gloria Allred at pro-choice rally in 1989 - prior to her ‘conversion’ Credits Greg Gibson/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text Norma