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Fruit and veg ‘will run out' unless Britain charters planes to fly in farm workers from eastern Europe

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

UK urgently needs 90,000 labourers to pick crops that will otherwise die in the fields, warns charity Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Charter...
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NHS to send ‘check-in text' to those with suspected Covid-19

5 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

People in self-isolation with suspected Covid-19 symptoms are to get regular check-in texts from the NHS, the Government has announced.
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Stranded Britons quoted £40,000 each to fly home from New Zealand

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Foreign Office accused of failing thousands marooned by pandemic around the world Britons stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic are being faced with flights home...
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Home Office to hold on evicting asylum seekers from state accommodation

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

British Red Cross says three-month hiatus means 50,000 spared threat of homelessness Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Home Office will stop...
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Frontline NHS staff sceptical about plans to roll out wider coronavirus testing

5 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

NHS staff working on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic have said not enough is being done to deal with the rising numbers of workers forced to self-isolate and take...
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Government reshapes insolvency laws due to coronavirus outbreak

5 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Insolvency laws in the UK are to be adapted to allow struggling businesses to “weather the storm” during the coronavirus crisis, the Business Secretary has announced.
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Coronavirus deaths surge past 1,000 and infections hit more than 17,000

6 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   9 articles

The number of people who have died after contracting coronavirus has passed 1,000 in the biggest day-on-day rise in the number of deaths since the outbreak began.
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For our leaders and VIPs it's a case of 'do as I say, not as I do' during the coronavirus crisis

6 hours ago   |   The Independent

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Coronavirus: Under 20,000 deaths in UK would be 'good result', health chief says

6 hours ago   |   The Independent

NHS medical director distances himself from new study predicting only 5,700 fatalities
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Families raise concerns about Britons stranded on cruise ship off Panama

6 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Families of Britons on board a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship are calling for them to be allowed to disembark following the deaths of four passengers.
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