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Coronavirus lockdown exit will be step-by-step process – NI’s First Minister

Coronavirus lockdown exit will be step-by-step process – NI’s First Minister

Coronavirus lockdown exit will be step-by-step process – NI’s First Minister

Arlene Foster has said social distancing will be ‘with us for a long time’.

EasyJet to keep middle seats empty when flights resume

EasyJet to keep middle seats empty when flights resume

EasyJet to keep middle seats empty when flights resume

The airline has grounded its entire fleet due to the coronavirus pandemic.

EasyJet expects to post half-year losses of up to £205m

EasyJet expects to post half-year losses of up to £205m

EasyJet expects to post half-year losses of up to £205m

Chief executive Johan Lundgren said the airline took ‘swift action’ to meet the challenges of coronavirus.

Captain Tom Moore, 99, passes £12m in NHS fundraising bid

Captain Tom Moore, 99, passes £12m in NHS fundraising bid

Captain Tom Moore, 99, passes £12m in NHS fundraising bid

Captain Tom Moore, who lives with his family in Bedfordshire, is due to complete the last of the 25-metre laps on Thursday.

Funds pour in for family of pregnant nurse who died of Covid-19

Funds pour in for family of pregnant nurse who died of Covid-19

Funds pour in for family of pregnant nurse who died of Covid-19

Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong’s baby daughter was delivered by C-section and is said to be doing well.

Scientist challenges Health Secretary Matt Hancock on face masks

Scientist challenges Health Secretary Matt Hancock on face masks

Scientist challenges Health Secretary Matt Hancock on face masks

Jeremy Howard, who recently led a review into masks, says they are a very important tool in the fight against Covid-19

Captain Tom Moore, 99, passes £11m in NHS fundraising bid

Captain Tom Moore, 99, passes £11m in NHS fundraising bid

Captain Tom Moore, 99, passes £11m in NHS fundraising bid

He is expected to complete the challenge on Thursday.

Uplifting news: Drumming weatherman goes viral and veteran’s fundraiser hits £11m

Uplifting news: Drumming weatherman goes viral and veteran’s fundraiser hits £11m

Uplifting news: Drumming weatherman goes viral and veteran’s fundraiser hits £11m

A round-up of feelgood stories in the news.

Samaritans ‘utterly motivated’ to keeping service running for callers

Samaritans ‘utterly motivated’ to keeping service running for callers

Samaritans ‘utterly motivated’ to keeping service running for callers

The interim director said financial, mental health and relationship issues had all been heightened during the Covid-19 crisis.

Covid-19: How can the UK emerge from lockdown?

Covid-19: How can the UK emerge from lockdown?

Covid-19: How can the UK emerge from lockdown?

Restrictions on travel for outdoor activities could be eased first, one expert has predicted.

How does the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies work?

How does the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies work?

How does the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies work?

PA spoke to a scientist who used to sit on the group that advises the Government in emergencies.

What the papers say – April 16

What the papers say – April 16

What the papers say – April 16

The flattening of Britain’s curve and Captain Tom Moore are among the Covid-19 topics covered in Thursday’s papers.

Council confirms 24 deaths at coronavirus-hit care home

Council confirms 24 deaths at coronavirus-hit care home

Council confirms 24 deaths at coronavirus-hit care home

Bradwell Hall Nursing Home in Staffordshire has around 140 residents.

Three more weeks of Covid-19 lockdown expected amid calls for exit strategy

Three more weeks of Covid-19 lockdown expected amid calls for exit strategy

Three more weeks of Covid-19 lockdown expected amid calls for exit strategy

Officials say epidemic is ‘probably’ reaching a peak in the UK but it is too soon to start lifting restrictions

Captain Tom Moore, 99, reaches £10m milestone in NHS fundraising bid

Captain Tom Moore, 99, reaches £10m milestone in NHS fundraising bid

Captain Tom Moore, 99, reaches £10m milestone in NHS fundraising bid

He is due to complete the challenge on Thursday.

New map helps key workers get on their bikes by pinpointing local cycle services

New map helps key workers get on their bikes by pinpointing local cycle services

New map helps key workers get on their bikes by pinpointing local cycle services

Sustainable cycling charity Sustrans has developed a map so key workers can get help with their bikes during the shutdown.

Sewing volunteers come together to make scrubs for NHS staff

Sewing volunteers come together to make scrubs for NHS staff

Sewing volunteers come together to make scrubs for NHS staff

Scrub Hub is connecting keen sewers with doctors and nurses in need of scrubs.

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