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Ian Courts: Coming together in the West Midlands to beat this crisis

1 hour ago   |   Conservative Home

Cllr Ian Courts is the Leader of Solihull Council A week may well be a long time in politics, but what a week this has been. We have seen nothing like the Covid-19 crisis since...
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The Guardian view on key workers: applause is not enough

12 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Cleaners, refuse collectors and food industry workers are playing a vital role in this crisis. They deserve better pay and status When the new chancellor gave his first budget...
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Coronavirus: Should you be wearing a mask outdoors? Expert gives update

Coronavirus: Should you be wearing a mask outdoors? Expert gives update

16 hours ago   |   Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS is an invisible menace that has killed more than 1000 people in the UK and paralysed the economy. You may see people out and about wearing masks but do they offer...
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Cancer Research UK expects 25% drop in fundraising income

Cancer Research UK expects 25% drop in fundraising income

19 hours ago   |   Metro

Coronavirus is affected fundraising Cancer Research UK has warned that is expects income from fundraising to drop by 25% in the next financial year. The charity said the...
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Trump says keeping US Covid-19 deaths to 100,000 would be a ‘very good job'

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   6 articles

President extends social distancing rules to 30 April, saying open for Easter plans were only ‘aspirational' Donald Trump has extended America's national shutdown for a month...
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Bolsonaro warns health minister over criticism of Covid-19 handling

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Brazilian president tells Luiz Henrique Mandetta he will sack him if he criticises his handling of the crisis Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Jair...
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We can scrutinise our leaders, but we must all improve our responses to coronavirus covid-19

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

In a rapidly evolving situation, we must think ahead and react fast, says a special envoy of the WHO director general Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is more than double the size of Obama's stimulus plan - but it may only salvage the economy for a few months

The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is more than double the size of Obama's stimulus plan - but it may only salvage the economy for a few months

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Republicans and Democrats put together a colossal $2 trillion economic relief package that provides emergency aid to both workers and businesses hard hit by the coronavirus...
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We need a JustRecovery from Coronavirus

3 days ago   |   Friends of the Earth Scotland

Choices we make today will shape our society, economy, health, and climate for decades to come. Friends of the Earth Scotland joined scores of organisations in calling for a...
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Trump's plan to reopen the economy by Easter could cause more damage in the long run, according to LinkedIn's top US economist

Trump's plan to reopen the economy by Easter could cause more damage in the long run, according to LinkedIn's top US economist

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

President Trump said on Tuesday that he wanted to ease coronavirus restrictions and reopen the US economy by Easter. That timeline goes against the advice of top public health...
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New York hospitals received some damaged ventilators with missing parts in...

New York hospitals received some damaged ventilators with missing parts in their emergency shipments from a national stockpile

Some ventilators sent to New York hospitals from the national stockpile are arriving damaged or with missing parts. The city is grappling with a surge of coronavirus cases and... Read more ...

Psychological therapy and compensation for NHS Highland bullying victims...

Psychological therapy and compensation for NHS Highland bullying victims, says report

Bullied NHS Highland employees could get psychological therapy, counselling and trauma treatment as well as financial compensation of around £95,000 in the worst cases, it has... Read more ...

Megachurch pastor is arrested after ‘ignoring coronavirus rules and holding...

Megachurch pastor is arrested after ‘ignoring coronavirus rules and holding packed services for hundreds of worshippers'

A PASTOR who mocked coronavirus fears has been booked for violating health and safety rules. Controversial Rodney Howard-Browne - who pledged to “only close church for the... Read more ...

Coronavirus mild symptoms: What are mild symptoms of coronavirus?

Coronavirus mild symptoms: What are mild symptoms of coronavirus?

CORONAVIRUS has infected nearly a million people and killed tens of thousands. The disease has also left many people with mild symptoms, but what are they? Read more ...

Uber is the Latest Company to Show its Support for NHS Workers With Free Stuff

Uber is the Latest Company to Show its Support for NHS Workers With Free Stuff

The company has been praised by health secretary Matt Hancock. Read more ...

Fury as UK is STILL not carrying out 10,000 coronavirus tests a day

Fury as UK is STILL not carrying out 10,000 coronavirus tests a day

Michael Gove and Health Secretary Matt Hancock both hailed the target having been reached yesterday amid mounting criticism of the government response, Read more ...

Coronavirus UK Death Toll Rises By 201 To 1,429

Coronavirus UK Death Toll Rises By 201 To 1,429

Updated: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. At least 1,429 people have died in the UK after contracting coronavirus , with the latest figures showing an... Read more ...

BBC Viewers go wild as 90s icon Mr Motivator returns to our screens with TV...

BBC Viewers go wild as 90s icon Mr Motivator returns to our screens with TV veteran Angela Rippon

First airing this morning, HealthCheck UK Live featured the '90s fitness guru Mr Motivator, 67, alongside Angela Rippon, 75, in a bid to lift people's spirits during the... Read more ...

Uber to give NHS staff free trips and meals while on coronavirus frontline

Uber to give NHS staff free trips and meals while on coronavirus frontline

Uber is giving away 200,000 free trips and 100,000 meals Uber will give away free trips and meals to NHS staff fighting on the frontline of the coronavirus battle. From today... Read more ...

NHS staff isolating at home will get first coronavirus tests

NHS staff isolating at home will get first coronavirus tests

NHS trusts have been told testing capacity is ‘now increasing' for staff NHS staff who are isolating at home because somebody in their house is ill will be among the first... Read more ...