What are the UK’s ‘Living with Covid’ plans?

Further coronavirus measures in Scotland have been dropped, with all remaining legal restrictions set to end on 21 March.In England, all remaining legal restrictions have already been removed as part of the prime minister’s “Living with Covid” plan.Measures are also easing in Wales and Northern Ireland. How are the rules changing in Scotland?Scotland’s Covid certification…

Biden jokes that he’s ’28 years old’ while noting that he’s ‘presided over more Supreme Court nominations than almost anyone living today’

Biden announced his nomination of DC Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. He noted that he’s “presided over more Supreme Court nominations than almost anyone living today.” Biden joked that his long tenure presiding over the Senate Judiciary Committee “makes me 28 years old.” Loading Something is loading. President Joe…

Ketanji Brown Jackson links her historic Supreme Court nomination to the first Black federal judge: ‘I stand on Judge Motley’s shoulders’

Biden on Friday praised his historic Supreme Court pick, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. If confirmed, Jackson would be the first Black woman to serve on the high court. Jackson expressed hope that if confirmed her life can inspire future generations. Loading Something is loading. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson invoked her faith, family, professional mentors, and…

Ukraine: Who is not on the UK sanctions list?

By Reality Check teamBBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Mr Deripaska (left) pictured with President Putin in 2014The UK government has announced more individuals and companies that it is sanctioning following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.But there are still several Russian individuals who have been sanctioned by the US or the EU but not by…

Ukraine conflict: UK urgently looking at help for refugees

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians have fled their country since the war startedForeign Secretary Liz Truss says the government is “urgently looking at what more we can do” to help Ukrainian refugees fleeing from the Russian attack on their country.The government has been facing growing calls to waive visa rules…