London goes to WAR with Sadiq’s ‘illegal’ road schemes

Residents in five London boroughs have taken the fight against cycle-friendly ‘Low Traffic Neighbourhoods’ to the high court. Sadiq Khan‘s controversial road scheme was this week ruled ‘illegal’ by a high court judge who said it was found to be ‘seriously flawed’. Dozens of roads were closed and others narrowed to create new cycle lanes … Read more London goes to WAR with Sadiq’s ‘illegal’ road schemes

Sadiq Khan calls for Londoners to wear masks at all times OUTDOORS

Sadiq Khan today asked for face coverings to be made compulsory in outside spaces because he thinks the virus could be spread by people queuing too closely together. Data has shown coronavirus cases in the capital are falling but the London mayor said he can’t take his dog Luna out for walks in the park because there … Read more Sadiq Khan calls for Londoners to wear masks at all times OUTDOORS

Sadiq Khan’s cycle lanes were UNLAWFUL, judge at London’s High Court rules

Sadiq Khan‘s ‘Streetspace’ scheme was ‘seriously flawed’ and ‘took advantage of the pandemic’ to push through ‘radical’ and permanent changes to London‘s roads and should be quashed, the High Court ruled today. The judgement followed a legal challenge by organisations representing black cab drivers who were angry about being banned from a new bus-only route … Read more Sadiq Khan’s cycle lanes were UNLAWFUL, judge at London’s High Court rules

Airlines ‘urgently’ need government help to survive prolonged travel curbs, industry bosses warn

Airlines ‘urgently’ need government help to survive prolonged coronavirus curbs, industry bosses have warned, after Boris Johnson last night closed all travel corridors. The Prime Minister declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a … Read more Airlines ‘urgently’ need government help to survive prolonged travel curbs, industry bosses warn

BOTH Brazilian Covid variants are ‘likely’ already in the UK, expert warns

Both Brazilian Covid variants are ‘likely’ already in the UK, a Sage expert has warned after Boris Johnson declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday. Two variants of interest have been identified in South America; the first has a small number of mutations and eight … Read more BOTH Brazilian Covid variants are ‘likely’ already in the UK, expert warns

Boris suspends ALL travel corridors from 4am Monday

Boris Johnson today declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a Downing Street briefing, the PM warned it was ‘not the time to relax’ as he escalated controls at the country’s borders again. Amid … Read more Boris suspends ALL travel corridors from 4am Monday

Boris reveals ALL travel corridors will be suspended from 4am Monday

Boris Johnson today declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a Downing Street briefing, the PM warned it was ‘not the time to relax’ as he escalated controls at the country’s borders again. Amid … Read more Boris reveals ALL travel corridors will be suspended from 4am Monday

Boris is urged to seize on UK curbing Covid surge by DOUBLING jabs target

Boris Johnson was urged to double his target for 14million vaccinations by mid-February today amid signs brutal lockdowns have finally started to curb the coronavirus outbreak. The PM is facing demands to take advantage of the space created by the brutal restrictions as figures showed the number of jabs being administered is rocketing over 290,000 … Read more Boris is urged to seize on UK curbing Covid surge by DOUBLING jabs target

Coronavirus UK: Overflow morgue for 1,300 bodies is built at Britain’s third-biggest crematorium

An overflow mortuary costing £4million has now been set up at Britain’s third biggest crematorium to provide an extra 20 per cent capacity for bodies in London, following the country’s worst day for coronavirus deaths.  The storage units in large temporary structures at Breakspear Crematorium in Ruislip, West London, can hold up to 1,300 bodies … Read more Coronavirus UK: Overflow morgue for 1,300 bodies is built at Britain’s third-biggest crematorium

Sadiq Khan says Londoners have not had enough Covid jabs after capital gets just a tenth of doses

The Mayor of London has complained that only a tenth of vaccines distributed across the UK have been given to people in the capital. Sadiq Khan said he is ‘hugely concerned’ about the amount of Londoners who have been given the vaccine despite it making up 13% of UK population. He called on vaccine minister … Read more Sadiq Khan says Londoners have not had enough Covid jabs after capital gets just a tenth of doses