- The UK has recorded 6,178 new coronavirus instances, which is near the very best ever every day complete, recorded in early Might. (See four.22pm.)
- Sir Keir Starmer has confirmed that, if the SNP win a majority within the Holyrood elections subsequent 12 months, he would settle for that they’ve a mandate for an additional independence referendum. He stated this in January, earlier than he was Labour chief, however not too long ago he has refused to commit himself on this level in interviews, simply stressing his opposition to a second referendum. However Sky’s political editor Beth Rigby finally acquired a solution from him after persisting in an interview. Starmer has been anxious to keep away from addressing this level now as a result of many within the Scottish Labour occasion suppose the occasion ought to oppose a second referendum on precept, no matter what occurs within the election subsequent 12 months.
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