UK coronavirus live: nearly 500 further deaths in 24 hours; MPs pass English lockdown rules by 516 votes to 38

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The government must do more to provide economic security for those suffering from Covid-19 restrictions and…

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Follow the latest on the virus in the UK as the PM sets out plans for…

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UK coronavirus: calls for national lockdown as about 560,000 people in England had Covid last week – as it happened

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The Guardian view on Johnson and the public mood: poles apart | Editorial

The free school meals row reveals a dangerous gulf between the priorities of Boris Johnson’s government…

The US has a good record on fighting monopolies. Now it's Google's turn

The tech giant claims that no one is forced to use its search engine. All power…

UK coronavirus live: Hancock says financial support 'remains on the table' after Greater Manchester tier 3 imposed

Boris Johnson confirms strictest tier 3 restrictions from Friday but confusion persists over funding available to…

How coronavirus 'diktats' from Downing Street tore Britain apart

Manchester is in revolt, Wales is restricting movement and Liverpool is furious … Boris Johnson’s ‘one…

Handling of Covid-19 increases ‘red wall’ voters’ complaints of government

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