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BAME staff account for 60% of Covid-19 health worker deaths

BAME staff account for 60% of Covid-19 health worker deaths

BAME staff account for 60% of Covid-19 health worker deaths

PA analysis has found that 100 healthcare workers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds have died with coronavirus.

The 100 BAME health workers who have died fighting Covid-19

The 100 BAME health workers who have died fighting Covid-19

The 100 BAME health workers who have died fighting Covid-19

Black, Asian and minority ethnic staff account for 60% of the total who have died with Covid-19, according to a PA analysis.

Face coverings should not be mandatory for shoppers – Shapps

Face coverings should not be mandatory for shoppers – Shapps

Face coverings should not be mandatory for shoppers – Shapps

The Transport Secretary made the comment after announcing that coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from June 15.

Bentley to cut up to 1,000 jobs under voluntary release programme

Bentley to cut up to 1,000 jobs under voluntary release programme

Bentley to cut up to 1,000 jobs under voluntary release programme

Unite said the announcement was ‘another heavy blow’ for the automotive industry.

Undiagnosed Covid-19 is likely explanation for some excess elderly deaths – ONS

Undiagnosed Covid-19 is likely explanation for some excess elderly deaths – ONS

Undiagnosed Covid-19 is likely explanation for some excess elderly deaths – ONS

The ONS said it was ‘implausible’ that the sharp rise in deaths linked to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease could have happened by chance.

Vapers warned of health risks from dirty mouthpieces

Vapers warned of health risks from dirty mouthpieces

Vapers warned of health risks from dirty mouthpieces

University academic Dr Suzi Gage said moisture associated with inhaling vapour could perhaps harbour bacteria.

Police will use ‘common sense’ at anti-racism protests, says Justice Secretary

Police will use ‘common sense’ at anti-racism protests, says Justice Secretary

Police will use ‘common sense’ at anti-racism protests, says Justice Secretary

Humza Yousaf said officers’ responses will be proportionate but urged people to demonstrate digitally instead.

Weekly coronavirus death toll in Northern Ireland falls again

Weekly coronavirus death toll in Northern Ireland falls again

Weekly coronavirus death toll in Northern Ireland falls again

The Nisra figures give a fuller picture of Covid-19 deaths than the daily figures released by the Department of Health.

In Video: How to make your own face covering

In Video: How to make your own face covering

In Video: How to make your own face covering

Wearing a mask on public transport will become mandatory from June 15.

Nurse leaves hospital to cheers from colleagues after seven-week Covid-19 battle

Nurse leaves hospital to cheers from colleagues after seven-week Covid-19 battle

Nurse leaves hospital to cheers from colleagues after seven-week Covid-19 battle

Orlando Fulgencio was wheeled out to huge cheers and applause from staff who lined the corridors to celebrate his ‘remarkable recovery’.

Pharmaceutical giant begins producing vaccine ahead of trial results

Pharmaceutical giant begins producing vaccine ahead of trial results

Pharmaceutical giant begins producing vaccine ahead of trial results

A potential Covid-19 vaccine is being developed at Oxford University and results of trials could be announced in August.

Government defends Covid-19 test and trace programme

Government defends Covid-19 test and trace programme

Government defends Covid-19 test and trace programme

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said contact tracers were making ‘thousands of calls’.

Mass gatherings over death of George Floyd unlawful, Met Police say

Mass gatherings over death of George Floyd unlawful, Met Police say

Mass gatherings over death of George Floyd unlawful, Met Police say

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Laurence Taylor said Covid-19 rules state that ‘for health reasons people should not be meeting in groups of six’.

More private schools ‘could close permanently due to Covid-19 pandemic’

More private schools ‘could close permanently due to Covid-19 pandemic’

More private schools ‘could close permanently due to Covid-19 pandemic’

The warning came as two historic prep schools announced proposals to shut their doors to children.

Portuguese police face renewed scrutiny over German paedophile

Portuguese police face renewed scrutiny over German paedophile

Portuguese police face renewed scrutiny over German paedophile

Madeleine was abducted from a room on May 3 2007.

Petition in support of railway worker signed by million-plus people

Petition in support of railway worker signed by million-plus people

Petition in support of railway worker signed by million-plus people

Belly Mujinga died with coronavirus after an incident at London’s Victoria railway station.

Dental patients will find ‘skeleton service’ as third of practices set to reopen

Dental patients will find ‘skeleton service’ as third of practices set to reopen

Dental patients will find ‘skeleton service’ as third of practices set to reopen

Practices estimate they will only be able to treat less than a quarter of the patient numbers they saw before the pandemic, a survey suggests.

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