New restrictive measures were imposed in the UK on Tuesday. The opposition now want the government to extend the furlough scheme due to phase out in October.
Six years on from the referendum on Scottish independence, polls suggest Scots are keener than ever to dissolve their 300-year-old union with England. Brexit is the driving force, analysts have told Euronews.
A nationwide day to remember those lost to COVID-19 six months after the UK’s first coronavirus death will take place on September 5. While national mourning has taken place in other countries, politics has put a stop to collective grieving.
"We're working really hard on this but I can't promise to play Santa," said UK health minister Matt Hancock, speaking about the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine by Christmas.
"The coronavirus crisis has made a difficult task much harder," the report from the Institute for Government states.
Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, David Cameron as well as several charities have condemned Boris Johnson's decision to merge the Department for International Development with the Foreign Office.
Opposition lawmakers argued it's too early and risky to go back to the Houses of Parliament but the government stressed that "politics is better done face-to-face".
Britain's diplomatic mission in Brussels sent an employee out early on Saturday to change the building's nameplate to read "UK Mission to the European Union", signalling its new non-member status.
In London, Brexit supporters draped in British flags gathered outside the Houses of Parliament for an upbeat celebratory rally led by Nigel Farage.
As the UK formally leaves the EU on Friday, Scotland's First Minister is to stress that Scots overwhelmingly voted against Brexit and that they should thus be allowed to hold a new independence referendum.