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NATIONAL NEWS ROUNDUP: School covid testing & Labour Leader pledges

Parents of secondary school pupils in England will be required to test their children twice a week once schools return. The suggestions in the The Telegraph say lateral flow tests could form part of government plans to reopen schools.

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has pledged that his party will that of "financial responsibility. In a speech setting out his approach to the economy, Starmer has said there can be "no return to normal". Calls to treat business Coronavirus debt like student debt - and pay off when profitable - were also mooted.

This heart-warming video captures the moment a couple married for 54 years were reunited at a Leeds care home after spending their first Christmas apart since they met. Colin Bagshaw who's 75, had been separated from his wife Jane for two months after he suffered a stroke in November.


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