Boris Johnson: The plan is there for schools to return in September
Boris Johnson visits St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Upminster, eastLondon, to see work to make schools safe for return in September.
The PrimeMinister struck a conciliatory tone to education unions, praising the workthey had done to make classrooms safe.
Speaking to reporters at a school ineast London, he said: “It’s very important that everybody works together toensure that our schools are safe and they are – they are Covid secure – I havebeen very impressed by the work that the teachers have done, working with theunions, to make sure that all schools are safe to go back to in September.
Prime minister Boris Johnson tried his hand at archery while visiting the Premier Education Summer Camp at Sacred Heart of Mary Girl's School, Upminster. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A new statue unveiled in East London is only the third in UK depicting a black woman. The nine-foot bronze sculpture named 'Reaching Out' was designed by artist Thomas J Price, who said it represents the imbalance in society.
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Catherine Thake, director of the Spirit Of Christmas fair, which was cancelleddue to Government coronavirus measures, says the handling of the eventsindustry amid the pandemic has been disappointing, saying "we feel forgotten".Plans had been put in place to create a "Covid-safe" environment for peoplevisiting the fair, which was due to be held at London's Olympia in November,but the event has now been cancelled after the events industry was directed topause for up to six months by the Government to help contain the spread ofcoronavirus.
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Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick pays tribute to SergeantMatt Ratana, who died after being shot at Croydon Custody Centre. Thecommissioner was at a National Police Memorial Day wreath-laying in St James'sPark, London.
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Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has paid tribute to police officer Matt Ratana, describing him as a "larger than life" character and an "extraordinary person".
Mr Dick, Home Secretary Priti Patel and London Mayor Sadiq Khan laid wreaths to honour the police officers who have lost thier lives on National Police Memorial Day. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
India's total recoveries crossed 50-lakh mark on September 28. The last 10 lakh recoveries were added in just 11 days. Meanwhile, India's COVID-19 tally crossed 60-lakh mark with a spike of 82,170 new cases and 1,039 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The total case tally in India now stands at 60,74,703 including 9,62,640 active cases, 5,01,6521 cured/discharged/migrated and 95,542 deaths so far. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 7,19,67,230 samples tested up to 27th September for COVID. Of these, 7,09,394 samples were tested yesterday.
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