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Investigators in England raid two homes over leaking of Matt Hancock CCTV
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Investigators in England raid two homes over leaking of Matt Hancock CCTV

Jul 15th 2021, 4:32 PM 20,134 Views 3 Comments

Hancock resigned from the Cabinet after footage showed him kissing an aide in his departmental office.

Matt Hancock resigns as English health secretary following scandal
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Matt Hancock resigns as English health secretary following scandal

Jun 26th 2021, 6:27 PM 68,103 Views 72 Comments

Images of him breaking Covid guidelines appeared in the UK press yesterday.

UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide
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UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide

Jun 25th 2021, 12:56 PM 47,292 Views 32 Comments

The Sun newspaper in the UK today published pictures of Matt Hancock with adviser Gina Coladangelo.

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office
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Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office

Jun 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 36,485 Views 29 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former aide Dominic Cummings criticised the UK Prime Minister for a lack of focus.

UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated
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UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated

Jun 21st 2021, 3:33 PM 13,692 Views 9 Comments

Under the plan, the ten day quarantine period could be axed in favour of daily lateral flow tests.

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today
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People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today

May 22nd 2021, 10:29 AM 12,288 Views 36 Comments

The NHS is urging everyone who is eligible to take up their jab at one of the 1,600 locations across the country.

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says
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‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says

May 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 18,609 Views 21 Comments

The British Health Secretary said it is “appropriate” to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.

That photo of Matt Hancock holding a bad pint of Guinness is fake
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That photo of Matt Hancock holding a bad pint of Guinness is fake

May 1st 2021, 3:21 PM 100,062 Views 31 Comments

He wasn’t even drinking Guinness.

Fears of delays to lockdown easing in Britain amid ‘constrained’ vaccine supplies
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Fears of delays to lockdown easing in Britain amid ‘constrained’ vaccine supplies

Mar 18th 2021, 7:16 AM 16,955 Views 30 Comments

The NHS has warned of a month-long ‘significant reduction’ in weekly supply of the jabs next month

UK plans accelerated vaccine rollout as end of lockdown in sight
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UK plans accelerated vaccine rollout as end of lockdown in sight

Feb 21st 2021, 11:44 AM 29,027 Views 59 Comments

Previous targets were to inoculate over-50s by May, with all adults to be vaccinated by the end of September.

Hancock defends UK police fining two women £200 for driving 8km to go for a walk
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Hancock defends UK police fining two women £200 for driving 8km to go for a walk

Jan 10th 2021, 3:02 PM 51,761 Views 53 Comments

“I’m absolutely going to back the police because the challenge here is that every flex can be fatal,” the UK Health Secretary said.

Covid-19: UK health service facing 'unsustainable' pressure as ambulances queue outside hospitals
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Covid-19: UK health service facing 'unsustainable' pressure as ambulances queue outside hospitals

Dec 30th 2020, 9:30 AM 33,257 Views 35 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock is expected to announce more Tier 4 restrictions.

Unclear if quick spread of new Covid-19 variant found in England is due to 'cause and effect'
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Unclear if quick spread of new Covid-19 variant found in England is due to 'cause and effect'

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 6:40 PM 73,334 Views 80 Comments

England’s CMO Professor Chris Whitty gave an update on a new variant found in south England.

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?
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FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?

Dec 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 20,399 Views 0 Comments

The head of the UK regulator who approved the Pfizer vaccine said its progress was “totally dependent” on the “rolling review” approach it took.

UK government criticised for bringing in new Covid-19 restrictions for north England 'late last night'
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UK government criticised for bringing in new Covid-19 restrictions for north England 'late last night'

Jul 31st 2020, 8:28 AM 28,955 Views 19 Comments

Households in Manchester, east Lancashire and West Yorkshire have been banned from meeting each other after a spike in cases.

Lose 5lbs to help save the NHS money, says UK Health Secretary
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Lose 5lbs to help save the NHS money, says UK Health Secretary

Jul 27th 2020, 7:54 AM 23,530 Views 31 Comments

Cabinet minister Matthew Hancock has set the target as the Government prepares to unveil its obesity crackdown.

Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike
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Boris Johnson warns people ‘taking liberties’ could trigger serious infection spike

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 10:03 PM 37,458 Views 27 Comments

Johnson’s comments came after the Health Secretary reminded people the Government has powers to close public spaces such as beaches.

Two-week quarantine rules for UK arrivals come into force
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Two-week quarantine rules for UK arrivals come into force

Jun 8th 2020, 7:57 AM 22,276 Views 8 Comments

People who fail to comply could be fined £1,000 (€1,124) in England.

Matt Hancock laughs off suggestion that 'Test and Trace' launched early to distract from Cummings saga
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Matt Hancock laughs off suggestion that 'Test and Trace' launched early to distract from Cummings saga

May 28th 2020, 11:18 AM 10,631 Views 22 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the system wasn’t being rushed through to distract from the Cummings controversy.

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE
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Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE

Apr 12th 2020, 7:49 AM 67,098 Views 125 Comments

More than 20 NHS staff are believed to have died from Covid-19.

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims
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Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims

Apr 11th 2020, 1:56 PM 64,259 Views 51 Comments

The World Health Organization previously said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed.

Another 621 people have died from Covid-19 in UK as minister warns outside exercise could be banned
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Another 621 people have died from Covid-19 in UK as minister warns outside exercise could be banned

Updated Apr 5th 2020, 3:18 PM 61,155 Views 74 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was “quite unbelievable” crowds were still gathering over the weekend.

A further 684 people die in the UK as Covid-19 death toll there exceeds 3,600
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A further 684 people die in the UK as Covid-19 death toll there exceeds 3,600

Updated Apr 3rd 2020, 2:27 PM 56,205 Views 54 Comments

The Queen is set to address the nation over the crisis on Sunday night.

Covid-19 stricken UK Health Secretary returns to work after seven days in self-isolation
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Covid-19 stricken UK Health Secretary returns to work after seven days in self-isolation

Apr 2nd 2020, 10:45 PM 36,002 Views 48 Comments

Matt Hancock announced plans to test 100,000 people per day by the end of the month.

British Health Secretary says people ignoring social-distancing advice are ‘selfish’
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British Health Secretary says people ignoring social-distancing advice are ‘selfish’

Mar 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 10,077 Views 14 Comments

Over the weekend, photos emerged showing crowds of people visiting open spaces across many parts of the UK and Ireland.

UK to ask over 70s to self-isolate for up to four months
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UK to ask over 70s to self-isolate for up to four months

Mar 15th 2020, 10:55 AM 60,185 Views 80 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the request would be made in coming weeks.

Twelve new Covid-19 cases confirmed in UK, bringing total to 35
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Twelve new Covid-19 cases confirmed in UK, bringing total to 35

Updated Mar 1st 2020, 2:29 PM 40,886 Views 20 Comments

The UK health secretary said shutting down cities was possible despite a “huge economic and social downside”.

'Celebrities are being hounded': Politicians hit out at press intrusion in wake of Caroline Flack's death
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'Celebrities are being hounded': Politicians hit out at press intrusion in wake of Caroline Flack's death

Feb 17th 2020, 8:35 AM 31,568 Views 52 Comments

The 40 year-old was found dead at her east London flat on Saturday.

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist
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BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

Dec 9th 2019, 7:04 PM 25,065 Views 34 Comments

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race
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Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Jun 14th 2019, 11:30 AM 12,423 Views 10 Comments

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

UK government looking into imposing 'time limits' on children using social media
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UK government looking into imposing 'time limits' on children using social media

Mar 10th 2018, 1:43 PM 11,499 Views 21 Comments

Matt Hancock said it isn’t “beyond the wit of man” to develop an age verification system for children online.