New documents from Sage show minutes from late September in which scientists advised a circuit breaker lockdown. It’s clear that the government didn’t take that advice. So is No 10 no longer ‘following the science’? Cindy Yu talks to Katy Balls and James Forsyth.
Israel knows that airstrikes alone cannot help it to win its war against Hamas. To handicap its enemy, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) must kill or capture the group’s leaders, both in Gaza – where they are hiding out in intricate tunnel complexes – and elsewhere, in other countries in the Middle East, including Qatar.