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NEWS

Gloves may be the next step after masks in the battle against coronavirus

As though forced face mask-wearing was not enough, ministers are now considering requiring the public to wear protective gloves, it has been reported. During a debate in the House of Lords on coronavirus regulations health minister Lord Bethell said gloves are “an area we’re looking at” as the Government considers how best to protect the public – Telegraph

Widow of PC Andrew Harper ‘appalled’ that teenage driver of getaway car was cleared of murder – Times

Boris Johnson plans calorie labels on alcohol and restaurant meals in radical plan to tackle Britain’s obesity crisis fuelling coronavirus deaths – Mail

Why Sweden remains mask-free – Telegraph

Labour MP Nadia Whittome, 24, launches attack on free speech by saying ‘the very act of debate is a rollback of equality’ in article about trans rights – Mail

COMMENT

Boris’s next crusade is to dethrone rule by unelected officialdom – Charles Moore, Telegraph

If France’s cinemas are packed, why are Britain’s empty? – Robbie Collin, Telegraph

The Daily News Digest will be stopping for some weeks, whilst parliamentarians return from Westminster to home. Look out for our new feature, however; the Weekly News Review, a roundup of the week’s best news and comment each Saturday through the summer.

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