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Coronavirus UK: LBC Update with Nick Ferrari
9 minutes | 3 months ago
Will your school be testing its students?
Mass testing of secondary school pupils to be rolled out.
10 minutes | 3 months ago
Pfizer BioNTech vaccine gets approval
Nick Ferrari talks to Health Secretary Matt Hancock after the news that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine gets the go ahead.
16 minutes | 3 months ago
What will happen to lockdown rules over Christmas?
Matt Hancock talks about the results of the Oxford vaccine trials, and how will the lockdown be eased over Christmas?
12 minutes | 3 months ago
Another Vaccine on the way
Nick discusses the latest vaccine close to release, and would you let a volunteer inject you with it, and Housing minister Robert Jenrick on whether we may be out of lockdown for Christmas.
11 minutes | 4 months ago
Massive increase in Covid testing
Matt Hancock joins Nick Ferrari to tell him about the two new testing labs set to increase Covid-19 testing capacity and will he take the vaccine?
1 minutes | 4 months ago
Introducing Hunting Ghislaine with John Sweeney
Hi Coronavirus UK Update fans LBC have a new podcast we think you’ll enjoy - Hosted by legendary reporter John Sweeney, Hunting Ghislaine is a 6 part series about Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of a disgraced billionaire and the former partner of a super-rich paedophile who killed himself while awaiting trial for sex trafficking. After hiding for almost a year, she now finds herself facing multiple charges for helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually exploit and abuse under-age women which could lead to her spending the rest of her life in jail. In this new podcast series, Hunting Ghislaine, reporter John Sweeney investigates a fairy story which happens the wrong way round, of how a princess ends up accused of being the monster and no-one at all ends up happily ever after. First Episode available 19th November. Listen on Global Player or wherever you get your podcasts
8 minutes | 4 months ago
Is the vaccine on its way?
Health Sec Matt Hancock talks to Nick about the new Pfizer vaccine
23 minutes | 4 months ago
Furlough extended until next March
Nadhim Zahawi discusses the furlough extension with Nick Ferrari
10 minutes | 4 months ago
How long does immunity last if you've had Covd-19?
New research indicates how long covid immunity lasts - and it's not great news!
23 minutes | 4 months ago
Self-isolation time for Coronavirus contacts could be halved
The 14 day self-isolation period for contacts of people who test positive for Coronavirus could be reduced to 7 days due to fears over compliance. Meanwhile, Welsh supermarkets have blocked off aisles of "non-essential" products, and Health Secretary Matt Hancock joins Nick.
16 minutes | 4 months ago
The new £10, 10-minute test
Even the Police don't know the rules, and a new £10, 10 minute Coronavirus test.
24 minutes | 4 months ago
Fancy a drink? You'll need to prove your address.
Manchester deadlock breaks over Tier-3 restrictions and if you want to go out for dinner, get ready to prove your address.
28 minutes | 4 months ago
Will Manchester agree to Tier-3?
Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham still pushing for a better deal before agreeing to Tier-3, and Sir Patrick Vallance says : 'we need to learn to live with Coronavirus'
17 minutes | 5 months ago
London moves to Tier 2, whilst Manchester refuses Tier 3
London, Essex, York and other areas have moved to Tier 2 Coronavirus restrictions, whilst Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said local leaders were opposed to "flawed and unfair" Tier 3 rules.
1 minutes | 5 months ago
Introducing 'What Next?' with Lionel Barber
Hi Daily Update fans LBC have a new podcast we think you’ll enjoy - Hosted by Lionel Barber, the former Editor of the Financial Times, What Next? focuses on life after COVID-19 and sees the multi-award-winning journalist and author discover how the world is adapting to the pandemic, what needs to change and, most importantly, what lessons we have learnt that will shape our lives for the future. Each week, Lionel will be speaking to some of the biggest leading influential figures in the health, politics, business, technology, arts and environment world, such as former Prime Minister Tony Blair; Elizabeth Cousens, President and CEO of the United Nations Foundation; ITV’s Chief Executive Dame Carolyn McCall and many more. Follow Lionel on Twitter: @lionelbarber. Listen and subscribe now on Global Player or wherever you get your podcasts
21 minutes | 5 months ago
Are we neglecting other illnesses by implementing too many restrictions?
As the Prime Minister defends his new system of local alert tiers, Nick asks if the new restrictions are causing us to neglect other illnesses. Meanwhile, ministers want to put universities in to lockdown for two weeks in the lead-up to Christmas in order for students to return home safely.
14 minutes | 5 months ago
Shielding won't resume for the vulnerable
Despite the introduction of a new three-tier Coronavirus alert system amid rising rates of the disease, England's deputy chief medical officer Jenny Harries says shielding won't resume for those who were instructed to do so during the first wave of the pandemic.
15 minutes | 5 months ago
New Covid lockdown will see people ordered not to leave their homes
The PM's new three-tier local lockdown system will see millions ordered not to leave their homes, but is it enforceable? Meanwhile, £257 million has been pledged to save cultural organisations across England, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden joins Nick.
21 minutes | 5 months ago
England expected to be split into three different lockdown tiers
England is expected to be split into three different lockdown tiers, whilst Covid causes the longest NHS backlog since 2008.
19 minutes | 5 months ago
Pubs closing in Scotland, is England next?
Pubs closing, 10pm curfew, but based on what data?
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