Wednesday, April 24, 2024
HomeNewsDaily News Digest

Daily News Digest



Boris: ‘Possibility’ that lockdown could be extended past July 19th

It was a surprise to nobody that Boris Johnson announced a four-week extension to lockdown last night. What has received less attention was the Prime Minister’s confession that there is a ‘possibility’ lockdown could continue past July 19th if ‘there is some new variant that is far more dangerous – that kills people in a way that we currently cannot foresee or understand. That’s obviously the case.’ Labour will reportedly back the unlocking delay in the House of Commons at the end of this month – Telegraph

Speaker criticises Boris again over lockdown announcement – Spectator

Pub chiefs warn staff cannot control customers after reopening delay – Telegraph

Furious couples criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘vague’ announcement that weddings can go ahead with over 30 guests provided they’re ‘socially distanced’ as one unlucky pair miss out on the new ‘Freedom Day’ by just 48 hours – Mail

Don accuses Cambridge University of suppressing his pro-Brexit article – Telegraph

Australia-UK trade deal reached – Guardian


This isn’t a delay, but a disastrous trap for the PM and the country – Sherelle Jacobs, Telegraph

Now Boris Johnson has snatched defeat from the jaws of victory – Richard Littlejohn, Mail

I supported previous lockdowns, but this extension makes no sense at all  – Charles Moore, Telegraph

Sacked to appease the snowflake sociopaths – Julie Burchill, Mail

If you appreciated this article, perhaps you might consider making a donation to The Conservative Woman. Unlike most other websites, we receive no independent funding. Our editors are unpaid and work entirely voluntarily as do the majority of our contributors but there are inevitable costs associated with running a website. We depend on our readers to help us, either with regular or one-off payments. You can donate here. Thank you.
If you have not already signed up to a daily email alert of new articles please do so. It is here and free! Thank you.

Edited by Kathy Gyngell

Sign up for TCW Daily

Each morning we send The ConWom Daily with links to our latest news. This is a free service and we will never share your details.