Police release footage as officers face coughing and spitting during arrests

Police release footage as officers face coughing and spitting during arrests

Three men have been jailed for coughing, spitting or threatening to infect people, including police officers, with coronavirus. West Midlands Police released audio and video footage of officers being threatened during arrests, and said they were ...
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NHS worker on how 'emotional' Clap For Carers left him feeling 'amazing'

NHS worker on how 'emotional' Clap For Carers left him feeling 'amazing'

Dr Ron Daniels, an intensive care consultant at Birmingham Hospital, describes the emotional first thing he heard the Clap For Carers. The country have united three Thursdays in a row to show their support for frontline workers helping the public ...
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London emergency services clap for NHS

London emergency services clap for NHS

The London Fire Brigade, Metropolitan Police and RNLI join together to applaud the NHS during the national clap on Westminster Bridge. The police were joined on the river by LFB boats spraying hoses and the RNLI who wanted to show their appreciat...
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Social distancing message created in Primrose Hill

Social distancing message created in Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill in North London, is almost 63 metres above sea level, offering one of the best panoramic views of the London skyline. In a bid to deter picnickers, sunbathers and group gatherings this weekend, The Royal Parks charity which manages P...
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Phil Taylor and Raymond Van Barneveld roll back the years in Darts From Home

Phil Taylor and Raymond Van Barneveld roll back the years in Darts From Home

Phil Taylor and Raymond Van Barneveld take each other on from their own homes as the former world champions join forces with Paddy Power to raise money for NHS charity Heroes. In a rematch of their 2007 World Championship classic, the pair played ...
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson out of intensive care

Prime Minister Boris Johnson out of intensive care

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved from intensive care back to the ward at St Thomas' Hospital, Downing Street said.
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No mass Easter getaway but some still head to tourist resorts

No mass Easter getaway but some still head to tourist resorts

There was no mass Easter getaway on Thursday but some people did travel to tourist hotspots in contravention of lockdown rules. Road traffic levels were similar to those seen in the past week, indicating that most people stayed at home on what is...
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NHS workers put family lives on hold while they tackle virus

NHS workers put family lives on hold while they tackle virus

Some NHS workers are sending their children to live with relatives in a bid to protect their loved ones from Covid-19. Staff caring for Covid-19 patients on the front line are fearful of catching the coronavirus themselves and potentially passing...
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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll continues to rise

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll continues to rise

A total of 7,978 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday, the Department of Health said.
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Chief scientific adviser: First signs of hospital admissions numbers levelling off

Chief scientific adviser: First signs of hospital admissions numbers levelling off

Sir Patrick Valance says the curve is beginning to flatten but its to early to tell if the UK has reaches the peak of it coronavirus cases.
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Dominic Raab: Prime Minister continues to make positive steps forward

Dominic Raab: Prime Minister continues to make positive steps forward

A total of 7,978 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday, Dominic Raab has said. Mr Raab also added that the Prime Minister is 'in good spirits' but still in intensive care.
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Federer on Wimbledon: We must come together by staying apart

Federer on Wimbledon: We must come together by staying apart

Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has addressed tennis fans across the globe, asking them to cheer for new champions this summer.
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Hull residents enjoy socially distanced disco

Hull residents enjoy socially distanced disco

Hull entertainer Andy Train leads the residents of Marne Street, Hull, in some socially distanced dancing as they look to lighten the mood of the coronavirus lock down. Mr Train performs around the city under the name Sasha's Disco
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British Airways flies medical equipment to UK

British Airways flies medical equipment to UK

A British Airways aircraft loaded with vital medical supplies from China is on its way back to London Heathrow. Captain Robert Kendall is heading a flight crew operating the Boeing 777, which is loaded with ventilators as well as personal protect...
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Actors in lockdown perform Shakespeare to cheer up neighbours

Actors in lockdown perform Shakespeare to cheer up neighbours

Quarantined actors performed Romeo and Juliet from their windows to cheer up their neighbours during coronavirus lockdown. Actors Che Walker and Ruth Gibson played the star-crossed lovers in the balcony scene to a socially-distanced crowd of thei...
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Baby tree kangaroo moves inside it's mothers pouch at Bristol Zoo

Baby tree kangaroo moves inside it's mothers pouch at Bristol Zoo

These pictures show a baby tree kangaroo inside its mother's pouch at Bristol Zoo Gardens. Keepers took the images using a special camera and say the joey should begin emerging from the pouch in the next week or two. The birth of the tiny Goodf...
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Nicola Sturgeon: No likelihood of measures being lifted after Easter weekend

Nicola Sturgeon: No likelihood of measures being lifted after Easter weekend

Speaking during the first virtual meeting of the Scottish Parliament, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: "There is no likelihood or prospect of these measures being lifted after the Easter weekend."
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Coronavirus pandemic is worst crisis to hit football, says Brighton CEO

Coronavirus pandemic is worst crisis to hit football, says Brighton CEO

Brighton CEO Paul Barber says the coronavirus pandemic is the worst crisis to hit football, warning that several clubs could be crippled financially as a result of the outbreak.
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Coronavirus pandemic: What is the #PlayersTogether initiative?

Coronavirus pandemic: What is the #PlayersTogether initiative?

Premier League players have joined forces for an initiative to raise funds for NHS charities during the coronavirus pandemic and distribute them "where they are needed most".
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Debenhams enters administration with 22,000 jobs at risk

Debenhams enters administration with 22,000 jobs at risk

Department store chain Debenhams has confirmed it has formally entered administration. The firm has appointed administrators from the FRP Advisory to oversee the process, after announcing it had filed a notice of intent to appoint administrators ...
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Animators urge public to stay at home this Easter weekend

Animators urge public to stay at home this Easter weekend

Mytholmroyd animators Sand In Your Eye have created a sand table animation reminding people to stay at home this Easter Weekend. The film shows two rabbits who take to their burrows until the threat of coronavirus has passed them by.
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Timelapse of NHS Nightingale facility being built in Bristol

Timelapse of NHS Nightingale facility being built in Bristol

Timelapse of the NHS Nightingale facility being constructed at the University of the West of England in Bristol. The hospital will help any overflow of patients in need of intensive care during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
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Timelapse shows construction of new coronavirus hospital in Birmingham

Timelapse shows construction of new coronavirus hospital in Birmingham

NHS England have released a timelapse video showing the construction of a new hospital in Birmingham aimed to helping ease the volume of patients with coronavirus.
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Sleep expert gives five top tips to sleep well in lockdown

Sleep expert gives five top tips to sleep well in lockdown

Being confined to our homes many people have taken to the web to complain of one particular issue: sleep disturbance. Loughborough sleep expert Professor Kevin Morgan has shared his five top tips.
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Brexit briefing: 266 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 266 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.
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Boris Johnson spends a third night in ICU

Boris Johnson spends a third night in ICU

Boris Johnson's condition is "improving" and he is now "sitting up in bed" after spending three nights in intensive care with coronavirus.
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Former Navy Captain: NHS Nightingale staff will need lasting support after coronavirus pandemic

Former Navy Captain: NHS Nightingale staff will need lasting support after coronavirus pandemic

A former commanding officer at Camp Bastion's pop-up military hospital has issued a pep-talk to staff working at the new NHS Nightingale hospitals, telling them: "There is an end to this, you will defeat the enemy." Captain Carol Betteridge, who ...
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Mum praises cat for easing the PTSD her six-year-old was left with after a car crash

Mum praises cat for easing the PTSD her six-year-old was left with after a car crash

A mum whose daughter was blighted by night terrors after a horrifying car crash has praised a rescue kitten for easing the six-year-old's post-traumatic stress disorder. In February last year, civil servant Jen Ritchie, 36, got a call that every ...
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Couple reveal plan to marry and start a family with a woman they met on Instagram

Couple reveal plan to marry and start a family with a woman they met on Instagram

A polyamorous couple have revealed how they hope to hope to marry and start a family with a woman they met on Instagram, as they celebrate their first anniversary as a 'throuple'. Rebecca Grossman, 31, and Dave Gilbert, 37, who met through work 1...
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Appeal to catch nurse's killer 25 years on from her death

Appeal to catch nurse's killer 25 years on from her death

Police investigating the murder of a nurse found brutally beaten to death in her family home 25 years ago have made a fresh appeal for information in a bid to finally bring her killer to justice. Janet Brown, 51, was found at the foot of the stai...
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Dynamo appears to walk through US-Mexico border wall in new stunt footage

Dynamo appears to walk through US-Mexico border wall in new stunt footage

Dynamo appears to walk through a border wall dividing Mexico and the US in footage from his new TV programme. The magician described the stunt as "probably the riskiest piece of magic I've ever performed". "It took me three years of planning to ...
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William and Kate chat to children of key workers in first 'virtual' royal visit

William and Kate chat to children of key workers in first 'virtual' royal visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have praised NHS staff and other key workers for doing an "amazing job" as they met some of their children during a virtual school visit. William and Kate carried out their first royal tour via video call, chatti...
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Charles and Camilla celebrate 15th wedding anniversary

Charles and Camilla celebrate 15th wedding anniversary

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary alongside Camilla's beloved pet dogs. Charles and Camilla were reunited on Monday after the 72-year-old duchess came out of a 14-day self-isolation on ...
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Rishi Sunak announces financial plan for UK charities

Rishi Sunak announces financial plan for UK charities

Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveils a GBP750 million bailout to keep struggling charities afloat in the Treasury's latest emergency measure. He also pledged to match public donations to the BBC's Big Night In charity appeal on April 23, guaranteeing a...
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Iwan Thomas on how athletes will react to Olympic postponement

Iwan Thomas on how athletes will react to Olympic postponement

Former Olympic athlete Iwan Thomas is backing Dina Asher-Smith to still be at the top of the podium when the Tokyo Games are eventually held. Sprinter Asher-Smith won gold at last year's World Championships and was heavy favourite going into this...
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WHO chief in passionate response to criticism over coronavirus crisis

WHO chief in passionate response to criticism over coronavirus crisis

The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for a "quarantine on politicising Covid-19" after facing criticism over the crisis. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director general, said to politicise the crisis would lead to "more ...
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Bumper sales for jigsaw company during coronavirus lockdown

Bumper sales for jigsaw company during coronavirus lockdown

Dorset jigsaw company enjoys bumper sales as coronavirus lockdown leaves Britons hunting for ways to occupy themselves at home. Julie Wilkins from JHG Jigsaws said the company had received as many as 400 orders in half a day.
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Rishi Sunak: Boris Johnson's condition is improving

Rishi Sunak: Boris Johnson's condition is improving

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak updates the UK on the Prime Minister's condition in intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital in central London, after being taken there for treatment regarding Covid-19 on Sunday.
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Coronavirus in numbers: UK sees big rise as death toll passes 7,000

Coronavirus in numbers: UK sees big rise as death toll passes 7,000

A total of 7,097 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Tuesday, the Department of Health said, up by 938 from 6,159 the day before.
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Birmingham's new Nightingale Hospital to open in two days

Birmingham's new Nightingale Hospital to open in two days

A vast new temporary field hospital at Birmingham's NEC will be opening on April 10 after a "phenomenal" effort which saw it go from planning to completion in two weeks. The Birmingham Nightingale Hospital, on the outskirts of the city, will be f...
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Coronavirus: How has sport been affected?

Coronavirus: How has sport been affected?

A look at how the sporting calendar has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Seven of the best compact sports cars

Seven of the best compact sports cars

The sports car segment is one which has, historically, been fiercely fought. It's no different today, with challengers from key manufacturers sparring with one another for performance supremacy. These compact models are some of the best in the bu...
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Brexit briefing: 267 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 267 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.
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Lorry driver pleads guilty to manslaughter of 39 people found in container

Lorry driver pleads guilty to manslaughter of 39 people found in container

Lorry driver Maurice Robinson has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of 39 people who were found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck. The bodies of the Vietnamese nationals were discovered by emergency services at an industrial estate in Ess...
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Couple creates fast-food drive through in their kitchen

Couple creates fast-food drive through in their kitchen

After craving for a takeaway burger, but being unable to get one due to lockdown restrictions, one couple created a drive-through experience in their kitchen. Ashleigh and Nate Crowley from Walsall had just moved house when the UK was placed into...
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Wuhan expat discusses city's life after lockdown

Wuhan expat discusses city's life after lockdown

An Englishman who calls Wuhan home has told the PA news agency about the city's slow progression back to normality after Covid-19 lockdown measures were lifted.
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Town residents serenaded beneath supermoon with Moon River

Town residents serenaded beneath supermoon with Moon River

Residents in a West Yorkshire town were serenaded by a mystery musician as the supermoon shone above them. Moon River was played out on a brass instrument as another day in lockdown came to a close in Hebden Bridge. Locals erupted in applause as...
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Coronavirus: How has sport been affected?

Coronavirus: How has sport been affected?

A look at how the sporting calendar has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
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