Coronavirus live news: UK wakes up to lockdown as Trump insists US will ‘reopen’ in weeks | World news

8.16am GMT08:16 UK mobile firms asked to alert Britons to heed coronavirus lockdown The UK government has taken the unprecedented step of asking mobile companies to send an alert to everyone in the UK telling them to heed the new nationwide lockdown rules. It is the first time ministers have called upon all the UK’s […]

UK coronavirus live: calls for tougher distancing measures as death toll rises across the country | Politics

It sounds draconian but we have to enforce social distancing, otherwise the pressure on our NHS is just going to get worse and worse. That means no non-essential travel, no non-essential visits outside the home, and when you are outside the home stay 2 metres apart, don’t touch your face and wash your hands when […]

AFP has dropped Angus Taylor investigation, report says – politics live

Australian federal police decide not to pick up inquiry into Taylor over doctored documents, Keith Pitt to take Matt Canavan’s former portfolio, and veteran affairs portfolio to move into cabinet. All the day’s events, live 3.59am GMT Josh Frydneberg continues to use old auditor-general reports to attack Labor, in some sort of tactic to explain […]