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Meal kit and grocery deliveries soar as lockdown keeps shoppers at home

Meal kit and grocery deliveries soar as lockdown keeps shoppers at home

Meal kit and grocery deliveries soar as lockdown keeps shoppers at home

Spending on meal kits and grocery boxes sent to people’s doors soared by 114% in April, according to new figures from Cardlytics.

World’s largest container ship arrives in UK for first time

World’s largest container ship arrives in UK for first time

World’s largest container ship arrives in UK for first time

HMM Algeciras concluded its journey from China to Essex via South Korea, the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.

German prosecutor holds out slim hope Madeleine could still be alive

German prosecutor holds out slim hope Madeleine could still be alive

German prosecutor holds out slim hope Madeleine could still be alive

The suspect, who is currently serving a prison sentence, has been named in reports as Christian Brueckner.

EasyJet boss claims he would ‘feel 100% safe’ on full planes as flights restart

EasyJet boss claims he would ‘feel 100% safe’ on full planes as flights restart

EasyJet boss claims he would ‘feel 100% safe’ on full planes as flights restart

Chief executive Johan Lundgren said not operating a single flight in nearly three months has been ‘devastating’.

Shops, zoos and private prayer – all you need to know about lockdown changes

Shops, zoos and private prayer – all you need to know about lockdown changes

Shops, zoos and private prayer – all you need to know about lockdown changes

Shops must have developed hygiene procedures such as increasing the frequency of hand-washing and surface cleaning.

Call for more stem cell donors after Covid-19 hits new registration numbers

Call for more stem cell donors after Covid-19 hits new registration numbers

Call for more stem cell donors after Covid-19 hits new registration numbers

Experts said a stem cell transplant was often a patient’s ‘last opportunity’.

Waterstones’ goal to isolate books after browsing not possible, says HMV owner

Waterstones’ goal to isolate books after browsing not possible, says HMV owner

Waterstones’ goal to isolate books after browsing not possible, says HMV owner

The major high street bookstore plans to use ‘browsing trollies’ where items can be replaced and then quarantined for 72 hours.

Call for two-metre rule to be relaxed as London’s West End emerges from lockdown

Call for two-metre rule to be relaxed as London’s West End emerges from lockdown

Call for two-metre rule to be relaxed as London’s West End emerges from lockdown

World renowned stores including Selfridges and Hamleys will be among the 90% of West End retailers opening their doors.

One in three Britons targeted by scam since lockdown started, survey suggests

One in three Britons targeted by scam since lockdown started, survey suggests

One in three Britons targeted by scam since lockdown started, survey suggests

Citizens Advice has seen a 19% increase in the number of people visiting its website for advice on scams.

Face coverings become mandatory on public transport in England

Face coverings become mandatory on public transport in England

Face coverings become mandatory on public transport in England

Passengers caught not complying with the regulation aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19 risk being fined £100 and removed from services.

Shops in England welcome customers in-store for first time in three months

Shops in England welcome customers in-store for first time in three months

Shops in England welcome customers in-store for first time in three months

There will be spacious floor plans, limits on numbers of customers allowed in and hand sanitiser stations throughout stores.

Government should end ‘hostile bureaucracy’ facing overseas students

Government should end ‘hostile bureaucracy’ facing overseas students

Government should end ‘hostile bureaucracy’ facing overseas students

Jo Johnson calls for four-year post-study work visa to help universities overcome Covid-19 and Brexit.

Minister for loneliness urges people to reach out by writing letters

Minister for loneliness urges people to reach out by writing letters

Minister for loneliness urges people to reach out by writing letters

The Minister for Loneliness has urged people to reach out as lockdown restrictions ease for most.

Cycling app to use crowd-sourced data to help with bike-friendly city planning

Cycling app to use crowd-sourced data to help with bike-friendly city planning

Cycling app to use crowd-sourced data to help with bike-friendly city planning

Cycling technology firm See.Sense is introducing an Infrastructure Request feature to its app which will allow cyclists to suggest route improvements.

Schools will struggle to host exams in autumn, heads warn

Schools will struggle to host exams in autumn, heads warn

Schools will struggle to host exams in autumn, heads warn

Expecting all schools to run a full exam series while co-ordinating the return of more students is ‘unreasonable’, union NAHT says.

Chancellor urged to act as more than one million miss out on coronavirus support

Chancellor urged to act as more than one million miss out on coronavirus support

Chancellor urged to act as more than one million miss out on coronavirus support

The Treasury Select Committee said Rishi Sunak must live up to his promise to do whatever it takes to help people.

Private prayer in places of worship ‘a sign of something like normality’

Private prayer in places of worship ‘a sign of something like normality’

Private prayer in places of worship ‘a sign of something like normality’

A full reopening with services is not expected to take place until at least July 4.

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