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Union leaders are encouraging key workers in transport and food to avoid the self-isolation exemption set out by the government and stay at home if told to do so, reports the Daily Telegraph.

The government has asked the NHS to fund part of the 3% pay rise for staff, The Guardian reports, prompting anger from the medical profession.

A Tory MP has called on the government to bring in the army to help combat shortages caused by the so-called “pingdemic”, the Metro reports.

The double vaccination requirement for people to enter nightclubs and other venues from later this year is the splash for The Times, with the paper highlighting how the government wants to encourage young people to...

The Daily Telegraph joins a number of other newspapers on leading with the news that a course of two vaccinations will be needed to attend a nightclub from September, with the government hoping this will...

The Sunday Times says Monday’s unlocking in England is bringing “mayhem” – especially for the government, with the PM having to deal with the fall-out from Sajid Javid’s positive test and the possibility other cabinet members...

“Summer freedom farce” is the headline on the Sunday Express, as it says a business leader has warned a return to freedom is in danger due to “frenetic” changing of government guidance.

The government’s guidance on bars continuing to use table service and face masks being worn in shops and while at work after 19 July has caused a backlash from businesses, who claim they are being...

Green taxes on motoring and flying are likely to be introduced as part of a government plan to reduce Britain’s transport emissions, according to The Daily Telegraph.

Metro claims the country is facing “mask chaos” after the government backed transport companies who overrule its own law change which allows people to not wear them in confined spaces from Monday. It added London...

The government is pressing ahead with the easing of coronavirus restrictions in England, despite warnings of more than 200 deaths a day, The Guardian reports.

The Observer leads on growing calls to maintain some COVID restrictions beyond ‘Freedom Day’ on 19 July, including regional leaders such as Andy Burnham, who has threatened to overule government decisions.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is rallying Britons to return to the office as soon as the government’s “work from home” guidance lifts, declaring it “really important” for younger staff, writes The Daily Telegraph.

The Daily Telegraph reports that the government has been accused of delaying “Freedom Day”, after disclosing that fully vaccinated people will still have to follow self-isolation rules until 16 August.

Freedom is in your hands now, the Daily Mail tells readers, as the government prepares to lift coronavirus restrictions later this month.

Climate scientists have warned nowhere is safe from the kind of extreme heat events that have hit the western US and Canada, and have urged governments to dramatically increase their efforts to tackle the escalating...

The government is likely to announce on Thursday that people who are double vaccinated will not have to quarantine for 10 days after returning from a destination on the amber travel list, The Times reports.

Fewer than one in 200 travellers arriving from countries on the government’s amber list are testing positive for COVID-19, The Times reports.

The Daily Express takes the side of Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock in their row with former government adviser Dominic Cummings, saying the pair have better things to do than argue with him.

The Guardian says the government could face legal challenges if it opts to force all NHS and care home workers to have COVID vaccine jabs.

The government has been accused of a U-turn over foreign holidays after people were urged to remain in Britain instead of travelling abroad, The Times writes.

The Times reports on “COVID chaos” at airports as Britons rush to leave Portugal before it moves to the government’s red list, bringing extra requirement for travellers.

Coronavirus cases in the UK have surged by 76% in a week but the government has insisted there was still no evidence to support a delay to the final stages of reopening on 21 June,...

The leading advanced economies are set to strike a common position on taxing multinational companies in an attempt to end a three-decade race to the bottom in corporate taxation and raise extra revenue for governments,...

Boris Johnson has been accused of failing hundreds of thousands of children by the man he appointed to lead the government’s coronavirus recovery task force for schools, The Times reports.