The communities secretary says the region's mayor was "unwilling" to take the action needed to control the virus.
Attendance figures show 46% of secondary schools had pupils isolating because of Covid outbreaks.
The Met will assess whether a crime has been committed after a project manager threw away her notes.
The unemployment rate could rise above current predictions, a Bank of England policymaker warns.
The maker of Dettol and Cillit Bang previously reported a big drop in demand for condoms across Europe.