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Coronavirus: Sunak to overhaul SME loan scheme
The chancellor is preparing to unveil an overhaul of his emergency aid scheme for small businesses (SMEs) amid warnings about a deluge of insolvencies as companies struggle to access funds from a banking system creaking under the COVID-19 crisis.
Coronavirus: Set up virtual parliament until pandemic over, Commons Speaker urges
A virtual parliament should be set up if the coronavirus crisis lasts much longer, the government has been urged.
Coronavirus: 'Concerning' rise in car journeys as people urged to stay at home
A "concerning" rise in car journeys has sparked fresh warnings for people to stay at home during the coronavirus lockdown.
Coronavirus: Government ditches cap on NHS staff being tested for coronavirus
Hospitals have been told to test as many staff as possible for coronavirus after Health Secretary Matt Hancock removed a cap on the number of NHS workers who can be assessed each day.
Coronavirus: Government rhetoric on testing 'nowhere near matches the reality'
It was a couple of weeks ago the prime minister declared at his daily coronavirus news conference that he wanted to get to 250,000 tests a day. This would be how Britain would beat the disease.