Coronavirus UK: Civil liberties groups slam test and trace fine

Civil liberties groups have today slammed threats by health chiefs to fine Britons who do not obey the 14-day test and trace isolation rules – which have been dubbed a ‘draconian intrusion of privacy’. As he launched the government’s new test and trace system, Health Secretary Matt Hancock yesterday warned a fortnight-long quarantine for those … Read more

Alex Brummer: Profoundly stupid act of economic vandalism 

Boris Johnson’s government has made many startling missteps as it has sought to manage the coronavirus pandemic. Some have been understandable; this is a new virus and the havoc wreaked, unprecedented. Others have been the result of incompetence or complacency. There is one ‘misstep’, however, that stands out as profoundly stupid.  That‘s the decision to … Read more

Kate Garraway wipes away a tear as she claps for carers amid her husband Derek’s COVID-19 battle

Kate Garraway wiped away tears as she took part in a nationwide applause in honour of the NHS key workers on Thursday night while her critically-ill husband Derek Draper continues to fight coronavirus in hospital. The Good Morning Britain presenter, 53, also took to Instagram to share an update about her spouse’s COVID-19 battle and … Read more

Scarlett Johansson heads out solo in all-blue ensemble to pick up groceries in the Hamptons

Scarlett Johansson wears all blue as she picks up a bag of groceries in the Hamptons during a break from NYC amid the pandemic By Dan Heching For Dailymail.com Published: 20:21 BST, 28 May 2020 | Updated: 21:38 BST, 28 May 2020 Scarlett Johansson was seen making a solo grocery run in the upscale Long … Read more

Civil liberties groups slam Matt Hancock over ‘dranconian’ coronavirus test and trace fine threat

Civil liberties groups have today slammed threats by health chiefs to fine Britons who do not obey the 14-day test and trace isolation rules – which have been dubbed a ‘draconian intrusion of privacy’. As he launched the government’s new test and trace system, Health Secretary Matt Hancock yesterday warned a fortnight-long quarantine for those … Read more

Timothée Chalamet’s new film The French Dispatch ‘has been selected for Cannes 2020’s label’

Timothée Chalamet’s new film The French Dispatch ‘has been selected for Cannes 2020’s label as film festival committee prepare curated selection from postponed event’ By Roxy Simons For Mailonline Published: 21:16 BST, 28 May 2020 | Updated: 21:17 BST, 28 May 2020 Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Frémaux revealed plans to support the films that … Read more