France hits back at UK with 14-day isolation rule for Brits as European leaders rage at quarantine measures – The Sun

THE French government has said it will reciprocate after the UK announced that all arrivals would soon have to quarantine themselves for 14 days. There had been speculation that the UK would establish a "travel bubble" with certain countries to enable people to move without self-isolating, but few exceptions to the new rules have so far been announced. ⚠️ Read

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Brits given hope for UK staycations from July as Culture Sec says 'ambitious' plans underway

BRITS could enjoy a staycation in the UK from July, the Culture Secretary suggested tonight. Oliver Dowden said officials were working on "ambitious" plans to try and get the UK's tourism sector up and running again within weeks. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates He was asked this evening if it would be possible

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UK is the ‘cocaine capital’ of Europe after Brits snorted 115 tons last year – The Sun

BRITAIN has become the “cocaine capital” of Europe after use soared 300 per cent in less than a decade. Brits took an estimated 115 tons last year, says the National Crime Agency. Lawrence Gibbons, its head of drugs threat, told The Times: “The UK is the biggest user of powder cocaine in Europe. “A lot of the consignments we see

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UK coronavirus deaths rise to 33,800 as 186 more die in England including healthy 30-year-old

CORONAVIRUS fatalities in the UK have risen to least 33,800, including a healthy 30-year-old. In England, the total number of Covid-19 deaths rose to 24,345 today – up 186 from yesterday. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Patients were aged between 15 and 99 years old and 10 had no underlying health conditions. The

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Coronavirus UK LIVE: Rishi Sunak ‘to extend furlough scheme until September’ as death toll hits 32,065 – The Sun

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak is expected to extend the government's furlough scheme until September today. Mr Sunak is expected to cut the payments to 60 per cent of earnings, but will pledge to top up wages of laid off staff if they return to work part-time. The Chancellor has been finalising details of tweaks to the taxpayer-funded job retention scheme, which

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UK announces more coronavirus deaths taking official toll past 31,000

Britain announces 414 more coronavirus deaths – including a six-week-old baby thought to be UK’s youngest known victim – as death toll tops 31,000 The preliminary toll is calculated by adding up the individual daily updates from each of the home nations NHS England recorded 332 more fatalities, followed by Scotland (49), Wales (28) and Northern Ireland (5)  Britain’s death

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Interactive UK coronavirus map lets you find out number of deaths in YOUR postcode – The Sun

THIS interactive map shows just how many people have died from coronavirus in your area. By entering your postcode, you will be able to see how many covid-19 deaths have occurred near you between March 1 and April 17. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates   According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS),

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UK weather forecast: Lockdown Brits to bask in 21C heat tomorrow as Met Office predicts temperature hike – The Sun

A TEMPERATURE hike is forecast tomorrow, with some areas of the country set to bask in 21C heat. Brits getting who enjoyed the soaring temperatures of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend can look forward to similar sunshine tomorrow after a cloudy Saturday. The South will see cloudy skies throughout this afternoon and this evening, with rain and drizzle expected to

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William Hague urges UK to get 'tougher' on China

William Hague backs calls for an international investigation into outbreak of coronavirus as he warns the UK it must get ‘tougher’ with China and avoid becoming ‘strategically dependent’ on Beijing Lord Hague said that ‘we can’t solve any of the world’s problems without China’  But warned ‘we can’t allow ourselves to be strategically dependent on China’ Ex-foreign secretary backed call

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UK weather forecast – Britain to bake in 23C sunshine TODAY as mini-heatwave returns – The Sun

BRITAIN is set to bake in a mini-heatwave as temperatures soar to 23C in parts of the country today. Sunshine and high temperatures are expected across the country, but the balmy weather will be short-lived, with thundery showers forecast for the weekend. The weather is expected to reach sweltering levels this afternoon, with the Met Office forecasting that London will

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