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All you need to know from the May 18 UK coronavirus briefing

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All you need to know from the May 18 UK coronavirus briefing

All you need to know from the May 18 UK coronavirus briefing

Deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van Tam and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab give an update on the effort to combat coronavirus at the daily Downing Street briefing.

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Jonathan Van-Tam Jonathan Van-Tam British influenza researcher

Government medic: Lockdown rules clear and apply to all [Video]

Government medic: Lockdown rules clear and apply to all

The coronavirus rules are clear and apply to everybody, according to one of the Government’s top medics. Deputy chief medical officer for England, Professor Jonathan Van-Tam was asked whether people in authority should obey the rules as a Government minister was asked about Dominic Cummings.

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Deputy Chief Medical Officer says UK may have to live with coronavirus for 'years' [Video]

Deputy Chief Medical Officer says UK may have to live with coronavirus for 'years'

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam says that without an effective vaccine for Covid-19, the UK and the rest of the world will have to live with coronavirus for years.

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Van-Tam: Virus could be around for several years [Video]

Van-Tam: Virus could be around for several years

Jonathan Van-Tam has said we may have to live with the coronavirus for several years unless a vaccine is found. The deputy chief medical officer added that as the virus is so new, they don’t yet ‘fully understand’ it. Van-Tam’s comments come as part of the daily coronavirus press briefing at 10 Downing Street. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Dominic Raab Dominic Raab British Conservative politician

Russians ‘almost certainly’ tried to interfere in general election, says Raab [Video]

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'Almost certain' Russians sought to interfere in UK election - Raab

The government publishes a report on a leaked document used by Labour at the 2019 election.
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'Almost certain' that Russians tried to interfere in UK general election, says foreign secretary

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National Security Council meeting held at Downing Street [Video]

National Security Council meeting held at Downing Street

Dominic Raab, Dominic Cummings and Oliver Dowden gathered at Downing Street for a National Security Council meeting ahead of an expected decision on the block of Chinese tech giant Huawei from having any role in setting up the UK’s 5G telecoms network. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Dominic Raab announces UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse [Video]

Dominic Raab announces UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse

The UK's first sanctions for human rights abuse will cover those involved in the deaths of the Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky and the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the systematic killings of the Rohingyas in Burma and the North Korean gulags. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the measures being brought in by the Government today will "hold to account the perpetrators of the worst human rights abuses".

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Downing Street Downing Street Street in London, England

Julian Lewis loses Tory whip after beating Chris Grayling to intelligence committee chairmanship

Julian Lewis is reportedly to lose the Tory whip after winning the chairmanship of the intelligence committee, snatching it from the hands of Downing Street's..
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Boris Johnson departs for PMQs [Video]

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Boris Johnson departs from Downing Street for this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour demands release of Priti Patel bullying report, amid claims of 'political interference'

Senior civil servant is refusing to exonerate the home secretary as Downing Street is demanding, it is alleged
Independent
Culture Secretary: Work out to help out [Video]

Culture Secretary: Work out to help out

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden deployed a new slogan in the coronavirus fight, saying it is now time to “work out to help out”.He told the Downing Street press conference: “I’m really urging people to get out there and to play their part: buy the tickets for outdoor plays and musical recitals, get to your local gallery and support your local businesses.“Our fight began with a collective effort and I really hope it will end with one. At the beginning we all stayed at home to protect the NHS and save lives, now the British public has a new part to play. It’s time to eat out to help out, to enjoy the arts to help out and to work out to help out.“It’s over to all of you to help the country recover safely.”

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