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Inmates to be let out early as Coronavirus threatens prisons
To relieve the pressure on jails and the NHS, thousands of inmates in England and Wales will be temporarily released on licence, with electronic tagging.


Keir Starmer storms Labour leadership contest
Keir Starmer is set to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.


Virologists develop ‘user-friendly rapid test’ that can detect Covid-19 in 20 minutes
As questions over testing continue - one virologist has been part of a team working on a test, in her spare time, in conjunction with Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.


Midlands coronavirus death toll worst in England
212 patients in the Midlands have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours - far more even than London - with hospital admission rates in the region up by almost 50%.


Five-year-old becomes youngest UK coronavirus victim as death toll soars by 708
An hour or two outside or the lives of those we love, and those on the NHS frontline - that's the stark choice set out by the Government today, urging the British public not to break the social distancing rules.

Daily Mail

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 23:11:24 GMT
Corrections and clarifications 
An article by Peter Hitchens last Sunday said Professor Neil Ferguson of Imperial College had twice revised his estimates of possible coronavirus deaths in the UK, first to 20,000 and then to 5,700.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:49:03 GMT
Corona beer suspends production due to coronavirus
The brand of lager - whose unfortunate name has made it a punchline during the health crisis - will not be produced after Mexico deemed it non-essential.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 18:14:49 GMT
Airlines including BA and Easyjet are selling tickets for flights in April and May despite lockdown
Airlines including British Airways and EasyJet are selling tickets for flights in May despite health officials warnings a global lockdown could last for months (stock photo of a woman on a beach).

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:35:54 GMT
Billionaire founder of Zoom offloads more than $38M of company stock
CEO and founder of Zoom Video Communication Eric Yuan, 50, along with several senior executives sold millions of dollars' worth of their shares in the company.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 13:45:01 GMT
Grieving widow, 73, is forced to say her last goodbyes to her husband from the window of her home
Grieving widow, Susan Cadogan, 73, had to say her last farewell to her husband, Peter, from the window of her home as his hearse drove slowly by.

Daily Star

Sun, 5 Apr 2020 00:45:21 +0000
Meghan Markle heartbroken that she hasn't seen beloved mum Doria since LA move
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have moved to Los Angeles but the coronavirus crisis has left the Duchess of Sussex unable to see her mum despite her living only 10 miles away

Sat, 4 Apr 2020 21:45:21 +0000
Couple catch more than just feelings on first date - both get coronavirus
Two lovebirds suspect they contracted the coronavirus after going out on a first date together, but the pair have still chosen to stick together during quarantine

Sat, 4 Apr 2020 21:08:55 +0000
Queen's 'deeply personal' coronavirus speech echoes her father's words from WW2
The Queen is expected to pay tribute to medics risking their lives on the Covid-19 frontline in a speech which will follow in the spirit of her father's Second World War address

Sat, 4 Apr 2020 20:48:36 +0000
Man faces court after taking Porsche 'out for a spin' and flouting lockdown rule
North Wales Road Policing Unit confirmed the driver has been reported under the new Covid-19 legislation after he took his Porsche out "for a spin" against all government rules

Sat, 4 Apr 2020 20:15:08 +0000
Heatwave brings hottest day of year -but Brits lockdown told to stay indoors
Weather set to sizzle the nation on the hottest day of the year but Brits have been warned they must not flout strict lockdown laws

Sky News

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:15:00 +0100
Queen hopes coronavirus crisis will prove 'this generation as strong as any'
The Queen, in an historic televised address, will say she hopes the coronavirus crisis will show that "Britons of this generation were as strong as any" as the country responds to the challenges it faces. 

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 14:04:00 +0100
Five-year-old child among 708 more coronavirus victims in the UK
Another 708 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK, including a five year-old child who is the youngest victim to date.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 23:28:00 +0100
Trump: US facing its 'toughest' two weeks and 'a lot of death'
Americans have been warned that they are heading into what could be their "toughest" few weeks, with "a lot of death" expected.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 20:11:00 +0100
Parks busy despite lockdown as many head out to enjoy the sun
Plenty of people were out enjoying the sunshine on Saturday despite government pleas to stay home.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:53:00 +0100
'Exhausted' morgue workers struggle with coronavirus deaths
Lisa Kilfeather normally works on the administrative side of things at the morgue at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

UK BBC

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:39:52 GMT
Coronavirus: Queen to urge 'self-discipline and resolve'
The Queen will also thank NHS workers in a speech to the nation on Sunday, Buckingham Palace says.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 19:45:33 GMT
Coronavirus: Five-year-old among latest UK victims
A child with underlying health conditions is among 708 people whose deaths were reported in the past day.

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:55:12 GMT
Coronavirus: 'Serious mistakes' made, says Starmer
The new Labour leader also says ministers should publish their "exit strategy" for restrictions.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 23:07:37 GMT
Coronavirus: Two Pentonville Prison staff members die
The men are both thought to have been in their 60s and were support staff at Pentonville Prison.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 19:29:00 GMT
Coronavirus: Sunny weather lockdown 'being observed so far'
Most stuck to the social distancing rules, minister Michael Gove says, but some young people did not.

UK Daily Express

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:06:00 +0100
BBC's Laura Kuenssberg exposes 'brutal' backlash against Boris Johnson over coronavirus
BBC'S Laura Kuenssberg revealed the brutal and unsympathetic response Boris Johnson is receiving over two crucial coronavirus issues.

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:04:00 +0100
'It's a fact!' BBC's Chris Mason scolds Labour for denying COVID-19 is a 'Chinese virus'
The BBC's Chris Mason took a Labour representative to task during Friday's Any Questions programme, after she denied suggestions that the coronavirus was a "Chinese virus" - prompting Mason to lash out.

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:01:00 +0100
Police warn of health catastrophe if coronavirus lockdown collapses
BRITAIN'S coronavirus lockdown is at risk of crumbling as public frustration grows according to a police and crime commissioner.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 23:59:00 +0100
Coronavirus crisis could leave more than one in five Britons unemployed
MORE than six million people could find themselves unemployed in Britain thanks to the coronavirus epidemic, more than the figure in the 1930s Depression.

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:32:00 +0100
Carrie Symonds coronavirus fears: PM's pregnant partner 'has symptoms'
CARRIE SYMONDS, the pregnant fiance of Boris Johnson, has said she has "symptoms of coronavirus" - just over a week after the Prime Minister said he had tested positive for COVID-19.

UK Independent

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:35:49 GMT
Coronavirus: Queen to tell nation to show typical British resolve in rare address
'Those who come after us will say that the Britons of this generation were as strong as any'

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:34:20 GMT
London on lockdown: A look at how coronavirus shut down the capital
Photographer Angela Christofilou captures the empty streets of the capital as it gets used to life behind closed doors

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:27:52 GMT
Coronavirus: Keir Starmer accuses government of making 'serious mistakes', but pledges to work constructively with ministers
New Labour leader says his party will 'do our bit to offer solutions'

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:09:29 GMT
Coronavirus: 'Isolation fatigue' could see lockdown ignored if extended beyond Easter, police warn
'People's frustration at not being able to do what they want to will grow,' says Derbyshire police and crime commissioner

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 20:55:06 GMT
Coronavirus: 214 British nationals back in UK after being stranded on Zaandam cruise ship for weeks
'Humanitarian grounds went out of the window,' says one angry passenger

UK Telegraph

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:48:05 GMT
How does a coronavirus antibody home test kit work, and how do I get one?

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:45:42 GMT
What essential shops are open during the coronavirus lockdown?

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:44:12 GMT
What time can I do my food shop - and what are the rationing rules?

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:42:52 GMT
How many coronavirus cases are in your area? Use our tool to find out

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:39:42 GMT
Where in London have coronavirus cases been confirmed?

UK Times

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