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Allowing people to meet in bubbles could have enabled coronavirus to spread through the population, scientists advising the Government on lifting lockdown suggested.
Fishermen have expressed their shock and sadness at the death of a man following a “disturbance” at a medieval castle in Kent.
Scientists advising on the Government’s coronavirus response concluded there was enough evidence to recommend the use of face coverings weeks before ministers issued the advice.
Dental practices in England will be able to reopen from June 8, chief dental officer Sara Hurley said on Thursday.
At least 190 frontline health and care workers have died after contracting coronavirus.
A street artist in Birmingham has paid tribute to NHS workers with a Covid-19 themed mural.
Changes to the Government’s furlough scheme could be “incredibly difficult” for some companies, Northern Ireland’s economy minister warned.
The husband of railway worker Belly Mujinga has spoken of his sadness after police said her death from coronavirus was not linked to being spat at by a man claiming he was infected with the virus.
The UK has recorded the sunniest spring since records began in 1929, the Met Office has said.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a second grant for self-employed workers in August, and revealed details of the contributions businesses will have to make to the furlough scheme until the end of October.
A final self-employment coronavirus grant is to be made available and businesses must start paying towards the worker furlough scheme from August, the Government has announced.
Self-employed workers will be eligible for a second and final coronavirus grant, the Chancellor announced, as he confirmed that employers must start paying towards the wages of furloughed staff from August.
Fundraisers are walking, running and swimming nearly 7,000 miles to help the families of Filipino frontline workers who have died of coronavirus, while an artist has unveiled a mural dedicated to Covid-19 in Birmingham, in Friday’s news.
High-street shops, markets and sports courts in Wales could open next month with a further easing of lockdown measures, the First Minister has said.
Shootings and violence are on the increase in the West Midlands with criminal gangs “coming out of lockdown”, the region’s police and crime commissioner has warned.
A service delivering pints of beer to customers at home in Belfast is set to recommence, a court has heard.
An MP has explained his decision to attend a 100th birthday celebration for a Second World War veteran during lockdown.
Up to three million people registered as a British national (overseas) in Hong Kong could be eligible for UK citizenship if China presses ahead with plans to gain more control over the former colony.
No further action is being taken by police over the death from coronavirus of a railway worker, it has been announced.
A fire which destroyed a primary school was caused accidentally during works being conducted as part of an ongoing refurbishment.
The Prime Minister’s announcement that six people can meet up outdoors from Monday – made just before a weekend forecast to be hot and sunny – looks like it was “rushed forward to help ministers in a difficult position”, a police and crime commissioner has said.
A newly-elected MP who has recently given birth to a daughter has been criticised for taking maternity leave.
The glorious weather has given Britons even more incentive to embrace the easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions.
A US police force is facing global criticism after officers arrested a news crew live on air – with the UK’s Foreign Office saying journalists “must be free to do their job”.
The number of fines for breaches of lockdown rules has plunged since measures were eased, with just 841 handed out by police in England, new figures show.
A Battle of Jutland warship is set to mark fourth anniversary of its refurbishment in lockdown.
A 29-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of 16-year-old Louise Smith, who disappeared on VE Day.
Hospital staff have lined the street for the funeral procession of a “loved and valued” colleague who died after testing positive for Covid-19
A civilian pilot landed without permission on a closed RAF airfield in North Wales “because he wanted to go to the beach”.
Revellers planning to host a barbecue next week should consider one-way systems of travel around the grill and bringing their own condiments, an expert has said.