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Public health planners 'ignored warnings from WHO to prepare for mass testing'

Public health planners 'ignored warnings from WHO to prepare for mass testing'

42 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Officials 'did not discuss' the need for community testing because they believed a new strain of influenza would be the next to hit the UK, a senior government adviser has...
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Three teenage girls are accused of lighting 13 dangerous fires

Three teenage girls are accused of lighting 13 dangerous fires

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The trio - aged 12, 13 and 14 - were arrested in South Kempsey on Wednesday after information was received from the local community.
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Neighbours in shock over double murder on south London estate

5 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Community members have described their shock following a double murder in a “crowded flat” on a south London estate.
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Oprah Winfrey donates $10million to coronavirus relief efforts including Leonardo Di Caprio's food fund for hard-hit communities

Oprah Winfrey donates $10million to coronavirus relief efforts including Leonardo Di Caprio's food fund for hard-hit communities

5 hours ago   |   Metro

Oprah Winfrey donates to food fund set up by Leonardo Di Caprio to help hard-hit communities during coronavirus pandemic Oprah Winfrey has donated a huge $10million to...
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Meet Nintendo developer Katsuya Eguchi, who created Animal Crossing after being inspired by the loneliness of moving to a new city, making it the perfect social distancing companion

Meet Nintendo developer Katsuya Eguchi, who created Animal Crossing after being inspired by the loneliness of moving to a new city, making it the perfect social distancing companion

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Nintendo's newest game, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons," launched on March 20 and has already sold millions of copies and provided the perfect escape for those socially...
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North Yorkshire Police release British Sign Language video about hate crime

6 hours ago   |   North Yorkshire Police

Working with a local BSL translator, the video runs through what hate crime is, how to recognise and report it to police. It also provides details of other organisations and...
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Edinburgh vendor Kenny is using lockdown to work on his recovery

6 hours ago   |   The Big Issue

It's a difficult time for our vendors while they're temporarily unable to sell The Big Issue on the streets, but 39-year-old Kenny says it has given him space to dedicate all...
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Mr Motivator is giving Big Issue readers a weekly self-isolation workout

6 hours ago   |   The Big Issue

There's a good reason to trust Mr Motivator when he says that he's standing behind The Big Issue during hard times, and it's this - he just interrupted a workout to take this...
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10 steps anyone can take to teach themselves to code at home, according to the VP of Flatiron School, CEO of Women Who Code, and other tech experts

10 steps anyone can take to teach themselves to code at home, according to the VP of Flatiron School, CEO of Women Who Code, and other tech experts

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 there were over 250,000 computer programming jobs in the United States, with a median salary of around $84,000 per...
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Funding applications open for north-east communities

7 hours ago   |   Evening Express

North-east communities can now apply for up to £10,000 in funding for town improvements or volunteering schemes.
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Matt Hancock tells Premier League footballers to take a pay cut amid...

Matt Hancock tells Premier League footballers to take a pay cut amid coronavirus crisis

Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, has called on Premier League footballers to do their bit for society by taking a pay cut amid the ongoing... Read more ...

Eddie Large health: Star's underlying health problem which led to death from...

Eddie Large health: Star's underlying health problem which led to death from coronavirus

EDDIE LARGE, best known as part of the double act Little and Large, has died after contracting coronavirus, his son revealed. The comedian had been suffering with an underlying... Read more ...

More than 1,000,000 infected with coronavirus across world

More than 1,000,000 infected with coronavirus across world

The global death toll has passed 50,000 (Picture: Reuters/Getty Images/John Hopkins University) More than a million people have been diagnosed with coronavirus since the... Read more ...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock Sets Target Of 100k Coronavirus Tests A Day

Health Secretary Matt Hancock Sets Target Of 100k Coronavirus Tests A Day

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Health secretary Matt Hancock has said he is “setting... Read more ...

NHS trusts 'are sending swabs to Germany for coronavirus checks because the...

NHS trusts 'are sending swabs to Germany for coronavirus checks because the results are quicker'

Northampton General Hospital is understood to have exported 400 samples to Eurofins Biomnis on Monday and had the results on Wednesday. Read more ...

Coronavirus: NHS to build new Nightingale hospitals - when to go to hospital...

Coronavirus: NHS to build new Nightingale hospitals - when to go to hospital with COVID-19

Coronavirus is a deadly infection that's spreading quickly among the public, and it's now killed almost 3,000 people in the UK. The government and the NHS have launched two... Read more ...

Coronavirus makes US jobless total double in a week to 6.5million

Coronavirus makes US jobless total double in a week to 6.5million

The number of people out of work in the United States has doubled again in just a week to 6.65 million The number of jobless people in the United States has doubled in a week... Read more ...

Cardi B shares adorable video of her daughter Kulture after opening up about...

Cardi B shares adorable video of her daughter Kulture after opening up about being hospitalized

After opening up about being hospitalized for four days with stomach pains during the coronavirus epidemic, Cardi B shared an adorable video of her daughter Kulture. Read more ...

The White House may recommend all Americans wear cloth masks or face...

The White House may recommend all Americans wear cloth masks or face coverings to prevent coronavirus spread

The White House may recommend that everyone in the US cover their face when going out. Masks are not perfect at preventing viral illnesses, especially because many people don't... Read more ...

The US Navy just fired a commander for creating 'little bit of a panic' on...

The US Navy just fired a commander for creating 'little bit of a panic' on his aircraft carrier reeling with coronavirus - but its reasoning isn't adding up

Senior Navy officials relieved a commander of an aircraft carrier on Thursday for a loss of confidence, four days after he sent a letter urging for more assistance in dealing... Read more ...