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Top scientist slams ‘shroud of secrecy’ around ‘shambolic’ government coronavirus decisions as ministers try to get UK moving with eat-out discount launch and return to work – despite rising cases, lockdown fears and civil service revolt

Tens of thousands of Britons who had Covid-19 may have wrongly been told they were free of the virus because of the tests the government uses, research suggests

Who sunk Neil Ferguson? Was it a jealous relative, scientific rival or an economic hawk keen to end lockdown despite Britain’s atrocious death figures who revealed his affair?

Daily coronavirus briefings ‘not trustworthy’ and ‘completely embarrassing’, says leading scientist

UK scientists being drawn into ‘very unpleasant’ political situation

Sage panel shown to lack critical areas of expertise

Coronavirus IS causing deadly new inflammatory fever in some children, British study finds

The government’s secret science group has a shocking lack of expertise

Coronavirus detected on particles of air pollution

Halt destruction of nature or suffer even worse pandemics, say world’s top scientists

Bar Dominic Cummings from Sage meetings, Labour urges

Scientists criticise UK government’s ‘following the science’ claim

Britain’s lack of testing is one of the worst failures of this crisis

Impossible for UK to meet Covid-19 testing targets, scientists say

Coronavirus: 38 days when Britain sleepwalked into disaster

NHS hospitals accused of risking staff lives by forgoing mask fit-tests

Wellcome Trust urges firms to donate £6bn for Covid-19 research

Coronavirus vaccine: Engineered virus tested on mice offers hope for protection against Covid-19, scientists say

Elderly ‘facing pressure over DNAR forms’

Coronavirus: Government’s testing chief admits none of 3.5m antibody kits work sufficiently