UK Lockdown: Schools, Colleges to Close as Coronavirus Variant Rages – The New York Times (Each time Boris diddles – people get ill and die needlessly – negligent homicide?)

On Sunday, Mr. Johnson admitted that the current controls on daily life were insufficient. But the first announcement of a full-scale lockdown came not from him but from Scotland, where the first minister, Nicola Sturgeon has consistently moved further and faster in efforts to try to tame the pandemic.