Coronavirus: School closures and travel controls plan
Britain is stepping up its coronavirus action plan. Thousands of Britons will be tested by GPs, amid fears that the explosion of cases in Europe means there could already be far more cases in this country than have been identified. Health Editor Laura Donnelly explains how mass surveillance will be introduced, with health planners considering school closures and transport restrictions if the danger spreads. British families remain trapped in a locked-down Tenerife hotel, with concerns that dozens of potential carriers may have already returned to the UK. Follow latest updates in our liveblog. And these are the symptoms to look for.
Coronavirus has now killed more than 2,600 people and infected almost 80,000 in more than 30 countries, including 11 in Europe. The UK government last night changed its advice for people travelling to Italy, cautioning against all but essential travel to 11 towns in lockdown. Is this the end of air kissing? Head of Fashion Lisa Armstrong explains what happened when coronavirus brought a crisis to the catwalks of Milan.
Defence spending in line to rise for 21st century battles
Boris Johnson has signalled the first major increase in defence spending for five years, unveiling the biggest reassessment of Britain's place in the world since the end of the Cold War. The Prime Minister will today announce an integrated review of funding for the Ministry of Defence, Foreign Office and Department for International Development. He said the UK had to develop new technologies to deal with emerging threats in the 21st century, such as cyber attacks. Meanwhile, Mr Johnson has told the EU to show Britain "respect" after accusing Brussels of offering the UK a more "onerous" trade deal than it has other countries. Political Editor Gordon Rayner explains what Downing Street said was off-limits in the trade negotiations, which will begin next week.
Military Wives wage all-out assault on the tear ducts
When it comes to tugging at our heartstrings, director Peter Cattaneo has form. The Full Monty was one of the biggest British films of the Nineties - and now he is back in reassuringly feelgood territory. Military Wives is based on the true story of an ensemble of servicemen's spouses who formed a choir and later enlisted the help of TV choirmaster Gareth Malone. Ed Power reviews the film starring Kristin Scott Thomas. And sign up for our free Film newsletter for exclusive commentary.
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