British ferry operator P&O fired 800 workers without notice. The workers were informed they had been laid off through a Zoom video call.
Provisions in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill proposed in the UK parliament will give the police more discretionary powers to control protests and public gatherings. The bill will now be considered by the House of Lords
In the local council elections held last week in the UK, the Labour Party lost several councillors and control of multiple councils. The party also faced a historic defeat in the by-elections in the working class-majority parliamentary constituency of Hartlepool
The Communist Party of Britain (CPB) has criticized the Tory government in the UK in a statement claiming that the funds allocated to fight COVID-19 are far less than the money spent to rescue large London banks and markets during and after the financial crisis of 2007-08