Destiny sometimes proffers us a glass of madness to drink. A hand is thrust out of the mist, and suddenly hands us the mysterious cup in which is contained the latent intoxication.
Victor Hugo - The Man Who Laughs (1869)
COVID-19: Matt Hancock says virus is 'back under control' - but we must stay vigilant
The health secretary says England's second lockdown has driven down cases, but warns: "We don't have much headroom."
The health secretary has said that England's lockdown means "we've got this virus back under control" - but warned continued vigilance is needed in the fight against COVID-19.
Speaking at a Downing Street news conference, Matt Hancock acknowledged that the second national shutdown has been tough.