But a former government chief scientific adviser has predicted the UK could be heading for full lockdown by the end of the month, the Sunday Mirror reports. Sir David King told the paper the UK needed an effective test and trace system by September, otherwise schools opening fully again would “put us right back”.
A Sunday Mirror exclusive claims Home Secretary Priti Patel held a secret meeting with a billionaire Conservative donor and British Airways – with Labour accusing her of breaching the ministerial code for the second time.
The Sunday Mirror has an interview with an Afghan translator who worked with British troops and tried to get out of the country but was beaten by the Taliban and is now in hiding. He pleads: “Please do not leave us at the mercy of the Taliban.”