Fuel prices have sunk to their lowest level in up to three-and-a-half years, new figures show.
The Arts Society, one of the UK’s leading arts education charities, has announced a series of free online lectures, film screenings and live Q&As aimed at over-70s in lockdown.
You’re likely to have some extra time on your hands right now, so if you need an escape from self-isolation, here are some uplifting, heart-warming books aimed to help raise your spirits, give you hope and help you through difficult times.
Residents of a retirement village joined together for an afternoon of socially-distanced dancing from their balconies.
Thoughts are turning to how the UK will end its period of lockdown and start the transition back to normal life.
The UK construction sector has suffered its largest job cuts since 2010 as economists warned that the industry is “stuck in quicksand and sinking further”.
Music streaming platform Deezer has enlisted the help of musicians including Zara Larsson to encourage people working out to keep moving.
There was a 25% surge in calls to the National Domestic Abuse helpline in a five-day period during the coronavirus lockdown, the charity Refuge said.
The north-east has become unrecognisable following the announcement of the coronavirus lockdown almost two weeks ago.
A headteacher has saluted her pupils’ achievements while on lockdown – by making a special video.
The UK is preparing to enter its third week in lockdown, with people instructed to stay at home to curb the spread of coronavirus.
With much of the world in lockdown, mornings have changed for most people, and it can be hard to shift to a new routine.
A north-restaurant forced to shut due to the coronavirus pandemic was dealt another blow when thieves stole its food from a doorstep.
US President Donald Trump is resisting calls to order a nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus.
From colouring to crafts, painting to producing movies – fun-loving youngsters from across the north-east have been keeping busy at home in inventive ways.
Energy use has dropped heavily across the country since the Government imposed a lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Police have warned the public not to travel to a seaside town to see goats strolling around the streets during the nationwide lockdown.
Two freelance workers have been using their time in self-isolation to recreate famous looks, including Mary Poppins, Edward Scissorhands and even My Little Pony.
Two men in Stockport have been delighting neighbourhoods by dressing as Spider-Man while out and about.
A gang of goats has been spotted strolling around the deserted streets of a seaside town during the nationwide lockdown.
Seasonal plants worth £200 million that have been grown for sale in garden centres will have to be destroyed because of the coronavirus lockdown, a trade body has warned.
Scottish coronavirus ‘peak’ to come in April as country warned strict lockdown measures could last beyond 13 weeks
Strict lockdown measures in place across Scotland to tackle the coronavirus pandemic could last even longer than three months if the situation worsens.
A woman in Leeds made use of her time during the coronavirus lockdown to get to know her neighbour’s cat.
A “massive” 25-person karaoke party at a house in Derbyshire has been dispersed by police.
Strict lockdown rules imposed during the coronavirus outbreak have led to families across the country spending more time together than usual.
The world’s oldest man has said celebrations for his 112th birthday are a “dead loss” after they had to be cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Estimated 65,000 Scots could have coronavirus as nation told to prepare for tough first weekend of lockdown
Health officials have estimated more than 65,000 people in Scotland could now have coronavirus.
Back Onside ambassador and ex-Don Dempsey gives tips for dealing with mental struggles during lockdown
For anyone struggling mentally during the coronavirus crisis the message from former Don Gary Dempsey is not to suffer in silence and ask for help.
People who open pubs or restaurants during the Covid-19 lockdown face police action under new powers granted by emergency legislation, a Scottish Government minister has said.
Life in lockdown could be causing people to have longer, more memorable and more intense or emotional dreams, an expert has said.