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State pension warning: Crippling reforms to hit OAPs in bid to cover £300 billion nightmare

The pension triple lock could be axed in order to pay for the cost of the lockdown, which is in the hundreds of billions. Alongside this, taxes are expected to be hiked, and the Conservatives have refused to rule out breaking their manifesto pledges to reduce the economic burden – Express

SNP is ‘using lockdown to plot break-up of Union’ – Times

Drivers tell of chaos at UK’s privately run PPE stockpile – Guardian

47,000 passengers waiting for coronavirus flight refunds from BA – Times

Boris declares war on fat: PM ditches his ‘nanny state’ worries and demands action plan to tackle Britain’s obesity crisis after blaming his severe bout of coronavirus on being overweight – Mail

Coronavirus has left small publishers desperately fighting for survival – Guardian

‘Heartbroken’ father of four dies after cancer treatment delayed due to Covid-19 – ITV News


It’s time to relax London’s lockdown and trust the capital to return to work – Fraser Nelson, Telegraph

How long until Johnson’s vote-winning optimism collides with reality? – Andy Beckett, Guardian


China’s Coronavirus: How the EU is Betraying Europe – Con Coughlin, Gatestone Institute

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