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Coronavirus: why the first effects of containment are felt

Monday  10:20,   06 april 2020

© LUDOVIC MARIN, AFP We are about to begin a fourth week of containment, and several indicators seem to say that efforts are starting to pay off, such as the drop in calls at Samu. Good news that must still be tempered, because to hope for a... >>>

Coronavirus Misery For Thousands Still Trapped In Grenfell Cladding Scandal

Monday  09:55,   06 april 2020

Update: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. The coronavirus outbreak is causing misery for thousands of people already engulfed in the Grenfell cladding scandal, with residents revealing fresh fears of financial hardship on top of... >>>

Five Things You Need To Know About Coronavirus Today

Monday  09:55,   06 april 2020

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. Following the Queen’s speech urging Britain to prove that the current generation is “as strong as any” on Sunday evening, it emerged that... >>>

Coronavirus: how does the digital travel certificate work?

Monday  09:40,   06 april 2020

No need to print a certificate or write it yourself on plain paper. As of this Monday, the government is making available a digital certificate as part of the containment measures to fight the coronavirus epidemic. Available in PDF format on the... >>>

Coronavirus morning headlines as Boris Johnson hospitalised and midwife who died is named (Monday, April 6)

Monday  09:21,   06 april 2020

After the Queen's address to the nation, Downing Street confirmed the Prime Minister had been taken to hospitalYou can follow the latest breaking news on the coronavirus outbreak on our breaking news live... >>>

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer to continue shadow cabinet appointments

Monday  05:00,   06 april 2020

Sir Keir appointed his top team on Sunday afternoon, but will continue the appointments on Monday.The newly-elected Labour leader made his former rival Lisa Nandy shadow foreign secretary, while Anneliese Dodds was made shadow... >>>

Coronavirus lockdown is costing Britain £2.4billion a DAY with young workers and women the worst hit... amid rumours of a Cabinet rift over when to end restrictions

Monday  05:00,   06 april 2020

The cost of the virus lockdown was revealed last night as economists put the bill at £2.4billion a day, with national output slashed by a devastating 31 per cent (pictured, London's Regent Street).The astonishing cost of lockdown Britain was... >>>

Covid-19: contaminated, Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, was hospitalized

Monday  04:20,   06 april 2020

© Abaca Covid-19: contaminated, Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, was hospitalized The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed, he several days ago, having contracted the coronavirus. He was hospitalized this Sunday April 5. The... >>>

Gaming used to spread Covid-19 safety message to youngsters

Monday  02:41,   06 april 2020

Government and leading UK video games companies see it as a way to get key public health messages into more UK homesPlayers who are tackling some of the world’s favourite games – including Candy Crush Saga, Sniper Elite 4, DiRT Rally 2.0 and Farm... >>>

From coronavirus to Princess Diana's death: The most important speeches the Queen has made during her reign

Monday  01:56,   06 april 2020

Here are all the times Queen Elizabeth II has spoken out in times of crisis and joy - and a look back on the most important speeches she has made during her... >>>

Boris Johnson is taken to hospital 'as a precaution' after struggling to shake off 'persistent symptoms' of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive

Monday  01:55,   06 april 2020

Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, Downing Street announced tonight.Downing Street stressed that the Prime Minister will undergo tests merely as a precaution, on the advice of his... >>>

The Latest: Louisiana reports 68 coronavirus-related deaths

Sunday  23:50,   05 april 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: —... >>>

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Fire Service warns against 'controlled' fires as resources stretched

Sunday  23:00,   05 april 2020

Minister calls for gorse fires to stopThe plea has been echoed by the Mourne Heritage Trust after a number of gorse fires in the Mournes over recent days as well as Agriculture Minister Edwin... >>>

A televised message from Queen is rare occurrence which reflects national crisis

Sunday  23:00,   05 april 2020

There have been three previous speeches broadcast during times of trouble.While she broadcasts a recorded message each year on Christmas Day, special addresses from the monarch in troubled periods are... >>>

Carers and elderly people have been abandoned to catch coronavirus with inadequate testing and equipment

Sunday  21:25,   05 april 2020

People with dementia and profound disabilities such as my daughter have been deserted by our national authoritiesThirteen residents in Burlington Court, a Glasgow unit for elderly and sick people, have died in one week, with two staff members... >>>