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Covid-19 epidemic in ‘dangerous phase' as daily death toll reaches new high

59 seconds ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   3 articles

The coronavirus epidemic remains in a “dangerous phase” a senior Government scientist has warned as the UK recorded its highest daily death toll since the outbreak began.
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Matt Hancock urges public not to overuse PPE

2 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Move will ensure equipment can be channelled to NHS staff, says health secretary Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The health secretary, Matt...
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‘All key workers who need a coronavirus test will get one', Hancock claims

‘All key workers who need a coronavirus test will get one', Hancock claims

3 minutes ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

The health secretary's claims came with just over 19,000 people tested in the last 24 hours All key NHS and social care workers who need to be tested for coronavirus will be...
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Doctors sceptical of PPE pledge as frontline NHS staff continue to die

Doctors sceptical of PPE pledge as frontline NHS staff continue to die

3 minutes ago   |   Metro

Eyebrows have been raised over the pledge to ensure everyone in critical care has all the PPE they need The Government is facing tough questions over its pledge to ensure...
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Winning Lotto numbers for Friday's £46m EuroMillions jackpot

Winning Lotto numbers for Friday's £46m EuroMillions jackpot

10 minutes ago   |   The Mirror

Results checker and live draw for the EuroMillions Lotto draw with the National Lottery on Friday, April 10. Get those tickets to hand for the £46million jackpot
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Surfers flout coronavirus lockdown to catch waves in the sunshine

Surfers flout coronavirus lockdown to catch waves in the sunshine

10 minutes ago   |   The Mirror

Surfers are being warned not only do they risk breaking the social distancing and lockdown rules but they should not go into the sea as there are no lifeguards patrolling the...
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Brave four-year-old boy is ‘out the other side' after contracting coronavirus during treatment for rare cancer

12 minutes ago   |   The Irish Sun   |   2 articles


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Doctor son shares heartbreaking footage of coronavirus dad in family's last Facetime call

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Prince Andrew breaks cover to join ex-wife Sarah Ferguson packing boxes full of cupcakes for hospice workers

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Mother describes loss of ‘bubbly' daughter who died suddenly at home

18 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The mother of a 35-year-old woman who was found dead at her home has spoken of the loss of her “bubbly” daughter as a man arrested on suspicion of murder was released without...
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More than 100,000 people have now died of coronavirus worldwide

More than 100,000 people have now died of coronavirus worldwide

More than 100,000 people have died of coronavirus , according to the John Hopkins global tracker The worldwide death toll linked to coronavirus has hit 100,000, according to... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Britain's deadliest day as 980 die from Covid-19

Coronavirus: Britain's deadliest day as 980 die from Covid-19

Britain's daily coronavirus death toll surged to a record 980 yesterday, raising questions over the UK Government's strategy and response to the outbreak. The number of dead in... Read more ...

Boris Johnson taking 'short walks to aid coronavirus recovery' says No10 in...

Boris Johnson taking 'short walks to aid coronavirus recovery' says No10 in health update

BORIS JOHNSON is now able to take "short walks between periods of rest" in hospital as part of steps to "aid his recovery" from coronavirus, Downing Street has confirmed. Read more ...

Union boss suspended for saying he would ‘throw a party' if Boris Johnson died

Union boss suspended for saying he would ‘throw a party' if Boris Johnson died

Rail, Maritime and Transport union Steve Hedley has been suspended A senior official from the Rail Maritime Trade union is under formal investigation after saying he would... Read more ...

Why Joe Lycett changed his name to Hugo Boss

Why Joe Lycett changed his name to Hugo Boss

Comedian Joe Lycett recently surprised fans by legally changing his name to... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Celtic players and manager Neil Lennon take 'significant...

Coronavirus UK: Celtic players and manager Neil Lennon take 'significant reduction in salaries'

Celtic have put some non-playing staff on furlough but insisted the furlough scheme would be supplemented by the club so no employee suffered a shortfall in salary. Read more ...

FIFA boss warns against re-starting action too early amid coronavirus havoc

FIFA boss warns against re-starting action too early amid coronavirus havoc

It is still yet to be confirmed when football will return or how the current domestic seasons will be resolved but Gianni Infantino has called for patience Read more ...

Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to wife Keely Shaye Smith as they celebrate...

Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to wife Keely Shaye Smith as they celebrate anniversary

Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith first met in 1994 Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith took to celebrating their 26 th anniversary together by sharing sweet tributes on... Read more ...

Strictly bosses are 'desperate' to sign up Michelle Keegan for this year's...

Strictly bosses are 'desperate' to sign up Michelle Keegan for this year's series

Michelle Keegan is hotly tipped to join the Strictly Come Dancing line up, with show bosses placing her at the top of their wish list Read more ...

Selena Gomez appears to take jab at Justin Bieber and The Weekend by turning...

Selena Gomez appears to take jab at Justin Bieber and The Weekend by turning exes into toads

The singer, 27, appeared to be taking a jab at her exes Justin Bieber and The Weekend in the captivating new music video. Read more ...