•   
  •   

UK News MPs back lockdown day - March 23 - to be enshrined as day of mourning

05:30  23 september  2020
05:30  23 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

North East lockdown: 10pm curfew for bars and pubs and ban on household mixing

  North East lockdown: 10pm curfew for bars and pubs and ban on household mixing New local restrictions are being introduced in northeast England - including a 10pm curfew for bars and pubs and a ban on people mixing with others outside their household. Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the measures in a statement to the House of Commons on Thursday morning after the government's talks with North East councils and local MPs.They will come into force from Friday in Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, Sunderland and County Durham.

MPs agree to enshrine the date and time of Brexit in law - but ministers will be able to change it. The prime minister's announcement that this would be enshrined in law was attacked by Labour as a "gimmick" and some Conservative MPs had warned it could tie the government's hands if negotiations

'Just days before her death, as her strength waned, Ginsburg dictated this statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera: "My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed,"' Totenberg wrote.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

Fifty MPs are backing a charity's call for lockdown day - March 23 - to be enshrined as a national day of mourning for those who died during coronavirus lockdown.

Former Conservative cabinet ministers Esther McVey and Stephen Crabb, and former Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell are all backing the call, which comes six months on from the Covid-19 lockdown.

Since March 23, the end of life charity Marie Curie estimates that 1.4 million people have experienced a bereavement in England and Wales, based on research suggesting each death leaves an average of five people bereaved.

I'm A Celeb 2020 rumoured line-up as Welsh castle hints contestants have been picked

  I'm A Celeb 2020 rumoured line-up as Welsh castle hints contestants have been picked Gwrych Castle hints I'm A Celeb line-up is complete ahead of autumn start dateRhondda Cynon Taf lockdown - all the new rules you need to know

Speaking after the briefing, Labour leader Sir Keir said: "We support the gradual easing of restrictions on lockdown , it's got to be safe and we need clear guidance The PM warned the country should make only "limited and cautious" progress out of lockdown , which has been in place since 23 March .

China Air Force propaganda video appears to show simulated attack on US military base on Guam.

The charity says there is 'desperate need' for a memorial day on March 23 2021, the first anniversary of the lockdown, so the UK can unite to remember those who have died and support their loved ones.

a group of people walking down a street: Staff members outside the Royal Derby Hospital, during a minute's silence to pay tribute to the NHS staff and key workers who have died during the coronavirus outbreak on April 28 © Provided by Daily Mail Staff members outside the Royal Derby Hospital, during a minute's silence to pay tribute to the NHS staff and key workers who have died during the coronavirus outbreak on April 28 John McDonnell wearing glasses and a suit and tie: Former Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell is backing Marie Curie's call © Provided by Daily Mail Former Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell is backing Marie Curie's call

At the peak of the pandemic, only close family members could attend funerals, while others could not say goodbye or grieve properly.

Now, six months on, cases are rising, and chief scientific officer Sir Patrick Vallance has warned that the UK could see 200 deaths a day in mid-November if the virus spread is not curbed.

'Circuit break': PM considering national restrictions on social lives to curb infections

  'Circuit break': PM considering national restrictions on social lives to curb infections Boris Johnson is considering the introduction of new national restrictions - possibly as soon as next week - as the prime minister races to try and get a handle on the spread of coronavirus. With COVID-19 cases now doubling every seven to eight days, the government is looking at introducing nationwide restrictions for a short period to try to "short-circuit" the virus and slow the spread of the disease.Government figures stressed the plans being drawn up stopped short of a full national lockdown, as seen in the spring, when the country was told to "stay at home".

Pregnant sisters Chloe and Lauryn Goodman perform the viral Baby Mama Dance together as they count down the days to giving birth. Wearing form-fitting dresses, the brunette reality stars appeared to be in their element as they let loose to the track.

But several minutes later he walked back upstairs and shot Lukasz in the face to make sure he was dead. 'Whatever Lukasz said must have really got to him and he's stewed on it for a while then gone and popped them both,' the source said. Lukasz (left) was with Chelsea (right) at her older sister

Restrictions are being tightened in efforts to stop a second wave, prompting fears that many people will face bereavement alone, unable to properly grieve or give their loved ones the funeral they deserve.

A letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, signed by 27 of the MPs, reads: 'Many of those bereaved during lockdown have not been able to hold loved ones' hands as they were dying, properly say goodbye, comfort or even hug each other.

'They have been unable to mourn as they would in 'normal' times and will be more likely to struggle with the long-term effects of grief.

'We are in desperate need of a national day to unite in memory and collectively reflect, remember, grieve and celebrate the lives of everyone who has died during lockdown and show support for our families, friends and colleagues who have been bereaved.'

a group of people in a room: Britain's Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak stand observe a minute of silence in a tribute to the NHS staff and key workers who died during the coronavirus outbreak on April 28 © Provided by Daily Mail Britain's Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak stand observe a minute of silence in a tribute to the NHS staff and key workers who died during the coronavirus outbreak on April 28 a group of people standing next to a person: Staff react outside Salford Royal Hospital in Manchester during a minute's silence to pay tribute to the NHS staff and key workers who have died during the coronavirus outbreak © Provided by Daily Mail Staff react outside Salford Royal Hospital in Manchester during a minute's silence to pay tribute to the NHS staff and key workers who have died during the coronavirus outbreak

Jenny Wilson's mother, Karen, 55, died of throat cancer in March and her funeral was on the first day of lockdown. Only immediate family members could attend.

As Covid infections double each week… what IS best for Britain?

  As Covid infections double each week… what IS best for Britain? BEN SPENCER: Covid infections are doubling and experts believe the death toll will soon start to climb. Should ministers act quickly to stop a second wave or hold off to prevent more economic damage?DO NOTHING

Ray J filed for divorce from wife Princess Love this past Monday. But he appeared to be having some second thoughts while being grilled about his marriage by the hosts of The 'It was just a good vibe, it really was . I just have to fall back and go, damn, this is a really, really good thing.' 'I would be up for it.

It enables us to send words around the world, she said, and set down ideas on paper for future generations to discover. Neither can I — for a start, I'd have to go back to my first job: scrubbing pots in hotel kitchens. Though illiteracy is certainly an obstacle for Sandi's students, technology helps them

The 18-year-old from Belfast said: 'We never got to celebrate or remember my mum the way she deserved to be.

'I was left to grieve for my mum in lockdown, which was awful because I couldn't get the support from family and friends that I needed.

'A national day of grieving is so important to me and many others who have lost a loved one over lockdown.'

Marie Curie chief executive Matthew Reed said: 'In six months' time the nation needs to take a moment to come together, to remember, to grieve and to celebrate the lives of everyone who has died in this time.

'As the nation faces the potential of further lockdown measures, we mustn't forget the thousands and thousands of people who have, and continue to be, bereaved in very difficult circumstances, be that from coronavirus or other causes.'

Read more

Video: Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds announce name of baby son (Mirror)

Did BBC hand Sir Keir free prime-time slot to slam Boris Johnson? .
The public broadcaster has defended its decision and said it was following standard 'editorial guidelines' by giving the Leader of the Opposition a 'right of reply' last night.The public broadcaster said it was following standard 'editorial guidelines' by giving the Leader of the Opposition a 'right of reply' last night following Mr Johnson's speech the night before.

usr: 0
This is interesting!