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‘Anything good I could say about this would be a lie.’

Sunday  11:20,   29 march 2020

“From normal life to this hell in a week”: A man on losing his partner to coronavirus.From normal life to this hell in a week. That’s how long it took. How am I supposed to make any sense of that? It’s loops and more... >>>

Lockdown until JUNE? Senior health chief warns entire population of Britain could need to stay home for nearly three months to avoid worst effects of coronavirus

Sunday  10:35,   29 march 2020

Some senior government figures have suggested that coronavirus could peak in April. But Professor Neil Ferguson said Britons will need to stay indoors for a full three months. © Provided by Daily Mail Professor Neil Ferguson said Britons will need... >>>

'Pull together, take simple steps': William and Kate's message on mental health

Sunday  08:40,   29 march 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are backing extra support for mental health during the coronavirus outbreak, saying that "by pulling together and taking simple steps each day, we can all be better prepared for the times ahead".The government and... >>>

Britain’s ‘terrified’ frontline doctors braced for coronavirus surge

Sunday  08:10,   29 march 2020

Chinedu Nwokoro is one of thousands of British doctors braced for a tidal wave of coronavirus cases. Chinedu Nwokoro is one of thousands of British doctors braced for a tidal wave of coronavirus... >>>

Trump Backtracks After Cuomo Criticizes Quarantine Idea

Sunday  07:30,   29 march 2020

Trump said he would instead issue a “strong travel advisory” for the region. President Trump backtracked on Saturday night after earlier in the day floating the possibility of imposing an “enforceable” travel quarantine on the New York region.Sign... >>>

Airbnb offers 'heroic' NHS workers free homes during coronavirus outbreak

Sunday  06:25,   29 march 2020

Frontline NHS workers will be offered free places to stay by Airbnb during the coronavirus pandemic. © Getty Airbnb's move is in support of the NHS' critical work during the pandemic Homeowners who list their properties through Airbnb are able to... >>>

North Korea fires missiles into sea, criticized by South

Sunday  05:50,   29 march 2020

North Korea fires missiles into sea, criticized by SouthSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea said, calling it “inappropriate” at a time when the world is battling the... >>>

John Callahan, Actor on 'All My Children,' Dies at 66

Sunday  05:20,   29 march 2020

His additional TV credits include 'Desperate Housewives' and 'Days of our Lives.'No cause of death was... >>>

Alex Salmond's 'devastated' accusers speak out after verdict

Sunday  04:30,   29 march 2020

The nine women involved in the case have released a statement through Rape Crisis ­Scotland.Trigger Warning: This article contains information and details about alleged sexual assault and/or violence, which may be upsetting to some... >>>

Nazanin 'being considered for clemency' as leave from prison extended

Sunday  02:25,   29 march 2020

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has had her leave from an Iranian prison extended by two weeks - and she is being considered for clemency. Richard Ratcliffe said his wife's father had been told her temporary release from Evin prison in Tehran will now run >>>

Germany has a remarkably low coronavirus death rate — thanks largely to mass testing, but also culture, luck, and an impressive healthcare system

Sunday  00:15,   29 march 2020

Germany's death rate is around 0.74%, after around 53,000 confirmed infections. In Spain and Italy the rate is more than 10 times higher. Here's why.53,340 Germans had tested positive for the coronavirus as of midday Berlin time on March 28, >>>

Trump says he's considering 2-week quarantines on New York, parts of New Jersey and Connecticut

Saturday  22:25,   28 march 2020

"We'd like to see New York quarantined because it's a hot spot," Trump told reporters before he departed for Norfolk, Va. "I'm thinking about that right now. We might not have to do it, but there's a possibility that sometime today we'll >>>

Number of UK coronavirus deaths rise by 260 - taking total to 1,019

Saturday  21:00,   28 march 2020

Another 260 people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus, taking the total to 1,019. The vast majority of those were in England, where a further 246 deaths means a total of 935 people have died there.NHS England has said the... >>>

Keeping Covid-19 deaths below 20,000 would be a good result, says NHS medical director Stephen Powis who says 170million masks, 25million gloves and 30million aprons have been delivered to medical staff fighting virus

Saturday  19:56,   28 march 2020

Stephen Powis, the national medical director of the NHS, said: 'If we can keep deaths below 20,000 in the UK we will have done very well in this epidemic.'When asked if he hoped that the United Kingdom was not on the same trajectory as... >>>

Police urge Britons to spill the beans on neighbours suspected of breaching coronavirus lockdown with telephone 'hotline' and online 'snoopers' forum

Saturday  17:35,   28 march 2020

Police chiefs are encouraging Britons to snitch on neighbours suspected of breaching Boris Johnson's draconian coronavirus lockdown (stock photo of snooper).With the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) causing significant global... >>>