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Ireland’s daily new coronavirus cases below 100 for sixth day

Ireland’s daily new coronavirus cases below 100 for sixth day

Ireland’s daily new coronavirus cases below 100 for sixth day

Senior medics praised the vast majority of the public for following social distancing advice.

How do plans to reopen schools differ across the UK?

How do plans to reopen schools differ across the UK?

How do plans to reopen schools differ across the UK?

Devolved administrations have adopted different approaches to bringing children back to the classroom.

Body found in search for missing 16-year-old girl

Body found in search for missing 16-year-old girl

Body found in search for missing 16-year-old girl

Police say they are treating the death of Louise Smith as suspicious.

What do the latest statistics tell us about testing for Covid-19?

What do the latest statistics tell us about testing for Covid-19?

What do the latest statistics tell us about testing for Covid-19?

How the numbers – and trends – have changed over the past month.

‘There should be no delay in Covid-19 treatment availability after trials’

‘There should be no delay in Covid-19 treatment availability after trials’

‘There should be no delay in Covid-19 treatment availability after trials’

A range of potential treatments have been suggested for Covid-19 using drugs that are already licensed for use in other conditions.

Hancock: 17% of Londoners and 5% in rest of England have had Covid-19

Hancock: 17% of Londoners and 5% in rest of England have had Covid-19

Hancock: 17% of Londoners and 5% in rest of England have had Covid-19

It remains unclear what level of immunity people develop once they have had Covid-19.

On the Beach launches £67m fundraiser as bosses reveal extent of refund bill

On the Beach launches £67m fundraiser as bosses reveal extent of refund bill

On the Beach launches £67m fundraiser as bosses reveal extent of refund bill

The travel firm also said it believes airspace restrictions lifting by the end of September has ‘become increasingly plausible’.

William and Kate’s ‘bingo lingo’ not up to scratch, say players

William and Kate’s ‘bingo lingo’ not up to scratch, say players

William and Kate’s ‘bingo lingo’ not up to scratch, say players

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge highlighted the efforts of care workers by making a video call to a residents’ home.

Choir gets together for virtual performance after Somerset show cancelled

Choir gets together for virtual performance after Somerset show cancelled

Choir gets together for virtual performance after Somerset show cancelled

Hi Lo Singers performed a mash-up of two Beatles songs after a performance was cancelled.

Photographer snaps more than 100 lockdown families on the doorstep

Photographer snaps more than 100 lockdown families on the doorstep

Photographer snaps more than 100 lockdown families on the doorstep

Kathie Tiffany’s project in her North Yorkshire village started small and got bigger over the weeks.

Surge in paid users on Facebook’s business platform amid home-working boom

Surge in paid users on Facebook’s business platform amid home-working boom

Surge in paid users on Facebook’s business platform amid home-working boom

Workplace from Facebook now has five million paid users, up from three million in October 2019.

Man arrested over bomb attack on off-duty officer in Co Londonderry

Man arrested over bomb attack on off-duty officer in Co Londonderry

Man arrested over bomb attack on off-duty officer in Co Londonderry

The suspect has been detained in Glasgow on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of explosives with intent to endanger life five years ago.

Scientists find climate change tipping point for tropical forests

Scientists find climate change tipping point for tropical forests

Scientists find climate change tipping point for tropical forests

Forests in the tropics will be resilient to global warming as long as we stop temperatures rising 2C above pre-industrial levels, research has found.

Children’s TV ads exposure halves in six years, watchdog says

Children’s TV ads exposure halves in six years, watchdog says

Children’s TV ads exposure halves in six years, watchdog says

The Advertising Standards Authority said young people aged four to 15 saw an average of 115.9 ads per week last year.

Package holiday firms face extra scrutiny from watchdog over coronavirus refunds

Package holiday firms face extra scrutiny from watchdog over coronavirus refunds

Package holiday firms face extra scrutiny from watchdog over coronavirus refunds

The Competition and Markets Authority revealed holidays and airlines account for almost 27,000 complaints in just over two months.

Woman with severe learning disability could have teeth removed

Woman with severe learning disability could have teeth removed

Woman with severe learning disability could have teeth removed

A Court of Protection judge has approved a plan after doctors said the woman was in pain and struggling to eat.

Key points in police watchdog review into PM and Jennifer Arcuri

Key points in police watchdog review into PM and Jennifer Arcuri

Key points in police watchdog review into PM and Jennifer Arcuri

Politicians have vowed to continue probing the matter although police found no criminality.

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