Inside Politics: Coronavirus special | Boris Johnson sets 12-week target to turn the tide
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Imagine there’s no virus. It’s getting hard to do. The self-isolating actress Gal Gadot led a celebrity sing-a-long of the John Lennon classic on Instagram – and not everyone is here for it. There’s been a similar lack of enthusiasm for the bedroom concerts offered up by Chris Martin and Miley Cyrus. It’s not really the time for cheap and cheerful reassurance, as our prime minister knows all too well. Boris Johnson has told the nation he cannot promise the worst will definitely be over by June – but he does hope we can “turn the tide” on the outbreak in the next 12 weeks. I’m Adam Forrest, and welcome to The Independent’s daily Inside Politics briefing during the coronavirus crisis.
Inside the bubble
Our political editor Andrew Woodcock on what to look out for at Westminster today: