Transport Secretary: Plane passengers could soon face airport tests

Plane passengers could soon face swab tests at Heathrow and other airports, says Transport Secretary Grant Shapps Air passengers may face Covid-19 swab tests on arrival at UK airports in weeks Transport Secretary is preparing trial scheme to swab travellers after customs The tests provide results in hours those testing positive will be asked to […]

Secretary Dominic Raab says Premier League return under consideration

‘It would lift the spirit of the nation’: Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab reveals plans to play Premier League games behind closed doors are under ‘active consideration’ as he reinforces government’s desire to see Project Restart succeed Dominic Raab has assured that a Premier League return is under consideration He says it ‘would lift the spirits […]

Health Secretary admits 'can't promise' all Brits will get free masks

Health Secretary Matt Hancock admits he ‘can’t promise’ all Britons will be given free face masks if Government U-turns on advising them as scientists say home-made coverings could slow down the spread Government scientists are ready to change advice on masks if evidence backs it  But this is unlikely to happen until there is improvement […]

Culture Secretary blasts David Icke's 'lunatic conspiracy theories'

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden blasts David Icke’s ‘lunatic conspiracy theories’ about coronavirus during TV interview – as Ofcom launches urgent probe into network Oliver Dowden said he would be contacting the media watchdog to complain Icke aired unsubstantiated theories about the virus and views of vaccination He has previously suggested 5G mobile technology could have […]