1 Oct 2020

UK: PM seeks to calm fears, island plan for asylum seekers

From Nine To Noon, 9:48 am on 1 October 2020

UK correspondent Matt Dathan joins Kathryn to talk about Boris Johnson's first press conference in 3 weeks aimed at calming fears over a rise in Covid cases.

The UK is looking at setting up asylum seeker processing centres on offshore islands - including one 4000 miles away. Smaller football clubs are in financial trouble thanks to Covid - but how should they be rescued?

And a second man connected to the fatal shooting of Kiwi police officer Matiu Ratana has been released on bail.

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A satellite view of Ascension Island, one of the locations that's been suggested for an offshore asylum seeker processing centre. Photo: Wikicommons