The government have said it is their plan that pupils in all year groups must return to school next month and Boris Johnson has made it clear that this is non-negotiable.
Contrary to his instincts, the political consensus in the USA, and most other developed western countries is that taxes on the rich should be raised, and methods of tax avoidance eliminated.
Is there science behind the Government’s decisions when it comes to Covid-19
The new rules ban separate households from socialising at home, in private gardens and pubs and restaurants.
Boardman called the news “the biggest step forward for active travel that I have seen in my lifetime”.
MM’s political sketchbook: Obfuscation, finger-pointing and utterly irrelevant book tips for last PMQs of season
Boris Johnson claimed that, since he had been in office, his departments had “been taking the strongest possible action against Russian wrongdoing.”
Coronavirus: How Japan have tackled Covid-19 far more effectively than the UK resulting in fewer deaths
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, MM assesses the contrasting responses from the UK and Japanese governments. MM compares the demographics of both countries, before explaining the strategies used to contain the spread of Covid-19, along with the key role health and discipline of the population played in the statistics of cases and deaths from coronavirus.
The Manchester United striker had written an emotional letter to MPs today asking them to reconsider the decision to prevent poor children receiving free school meals into the summer holidays.
Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham accused the Conservative government of taking a London-centric approach to lifting lockdown restrictions, but has revealed that so far, this has had no apparent negative effect on Manchester’s statistics.
Want to live a long, healthy and wealthy life in the NW? Find out where you should live (and places to avoid)
MM look into graphs which illustrate the connection between affluence (via house prices) and life expectancy, for both males and females. You will be able to see that, on average, women outlive men – which has been the trend, since the 1880s.
For those working on the frontlines of the entertainment industry, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant no work and furloughed pay. The closure of these venues looks longer than originally thought, with the government now suggesting that bars, theatres, and other venues may not open fully for more months. This begs the question: what will the future of arts venues, and those who rely on them, look like?