Confusion over building safety rules has left many people unable to move home without hard-to-obtain checks.
It is hoped the wider rollout of workplace testing will mean more asymptomatic cases are detected.
The move comes a day after the US agreed to suspend its tariffs on UK imports stemming from the dispute.
The owner of the Ellesmere Port plant says the halt is nothing to do with talks over its future.
About 200,000 pensions may get top-ups averaging £13,500 after nearly two decades of shortfalls.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is accused of hitting the poorest hardest in his Budget plan to balance the books.
The UK economy is expected to recover six months faster than expected from the pandemic, the chancellor says.
Green measures such as a change to the Bank of England’s remit do not go far enough, critics say.
The holiday firm promises to change after disclosure of a blacklist to screen out Gypsies and Travellers.
He reportedly used a credit card in her name to buy shoes for his resale company.