Jenny Harries

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A pupil returns to school at Holyrood secondary school in Glasgow on August 12th. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images

Britain’s education secretary has insisted the government is following the “best scientific and medical advice” after announcing a U-turn on guidance (...)

Matt Hancock: out of self-isolation just a week after his positive coronavirus test. Photograph: Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/AFP via Getty

After a succession of daily press briefings from Downing Street that saw ministers fail hopelessly to answer reporters’ questions about coronavirus, M(...)

Cabinet office minister Michael Gove at a remote press conference to update on the UK response to the coronavirus pandemic. Photograph: Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/AFP via Getty

British authorities have admitted that the country must step up its testing for coronavirus and improve the delivery of personal protective equip(...)

South Bank in London on Sunday. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

It will be at least six months before Britain gets “back to normal” by lifting the restrictions imposed because of coronavirus, the country’s deputy c(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson speaks about being infected with coronavirus He is on home quarantine but continues to work. Photograph: EPA/via Twitter

The British government has faced accusations of carelessness in failing to protect prime minister Boris Johnson and health secretary Matt Hancock from(...)

London’s ExCel centre is pictured in east London, which will be used as a 4,000-bed field hospital. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP via Getty

The British army is helping to set up a 4,000-bed field hospital in London’s ExCel convention centre to treat people infected with coronavirus, as the(...)