The Times – PM ponders 4-week delay
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PM ponders 4-week delay
In other developments, ministers are considering delaying ending coronavirus restrictions in England for a month to give businesses “certainty” and allow more time for people to receive two vaccinations, the Times reports. The paper says plans are being discussed to push back the end of lockdown – planned for 21 June – by either two or four weeks.
The Times says the French prime minister hailed a “happy moment” yesterday as he lifted the curfew that has been in place since October and said that masks would no longer be obligatory outdoors.
The Times says tickets to the England v Scotland game at the Euros are being advertised on Google for more than £1,600 despite Uefa banning their resale above face value.
The Times says Airbnb employs a “safety team” of 100 agents around the world who respond to crimes committed in properties listed on its website.
The Times suggests that despite the new revelations from Dominic Cummings, Matt Hancock is set to be exonerated over claims he lied
The Times says a former head of the BBC has condemned Martin Bashir as “deeply wicked” and “a serial liar on an industrial scale” for his deceit in securing an interview with Princess Diana.