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Muted celebrations mark VE Day anniversary amid lockdown

Muted celebrations mark VE Day anniversary amid lockdown

Muted celebrations mark VE Day anniversary amid lockdown

General Sir Nick Carter, Chief of the Defence Staff, said marking the 75th anniversary would be ‘tough’ for veterans.

Vintage railway posters redesigned to encourage people to avoid beauty spots

Vintage railway posters redesigned to encourage people to avoid beauty spots

Vintage railway posters redesigned to encourage people to avoid beauty spots

York’s National Railway Museum has published the set of 10 images covering scenic locations such as Cornwall and the Yorkshire coast.

In Pictures: Then and now – 75 years since VE Day

In Pictures: Then and now – 75 years since VE Day

In Pictures: Then and now – 75 years since VE Day

Celebrations will be very different during the coronavirus lockdown.

Fart leads police to hiding man

Fart leads police to hiding man

Fart leads police to hiding man

Officers heard a noise ‘believed to be the sound of someone breaking wind from a nearby bush’.

Sajid Javid: Economy should open ‘as far and as quick’ as possible

Sajid Javid: Economy should open ‘as far and as quick’ as possible

Sajid Javid: Economy should open ‘as far and as quick’ as possible

Official data suggests more than 36,000 people have died with coronavirus in the UK.

Cars could ‘talk’ to each other to warn of dangers using 5G, experts predict

Cars could ‘talk’ to each other to warn of dangers using 5G, experts predict

Cars could ‘talk’ to each other to warn of dangers using 5G, experts predict

Researchers said a vehicle-generated early warning system that alerts drivers is feasible within the next few years using 5G.

250 million-year-old marine reptile ‘evolved pebble-shaped teeth to crush prey’

250 million-year-old marine reptile ‘evolved pebble-shaped teeth to crush prey’

250 million-year-old marine reptile ‘evolved pebble-shaped teeth to crush prey’

The creature belongs to an extinct group of reptiles known ichthyosaurs.

Queen’s televised addresses just weeks apart

Queen’s televised addresses just weeks apart

Queen’s televised addresses just weeks apart

The monarch will speak to the nation on Friday to mark 75 years since VE Day.

How Florence Nightingale shaped the way modern nurses are tackling coronavirus

How Florence Nightingale shaped the way modern nurses are tackling coronavirus

How Florence Nightingale shaped the way modern nurses are tackling coronavirus

Nightingale pioneered many of the practices carried out today, such as maintaining good hygiene and regularly washing hands

Coronavirus lockdown faces test of long weekend before PM’s announcement

Coronavirus lockdown faces test of long weekend before PM’s announcement

Coronavirus lockdown faces test of long weekend before PM’s announcement

Officials will scrutinise the latest data on the spread of the disease, and ministers are expected to convene over the weekend.

Politicians and the public to join Queen to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day

Politicians and the public to join Queen to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day

Politicians and the public to join Queen to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day

Despite large-scale public events being unable to go ahead, tributes will be paid by members of the royal family, as well as a host of other events.

Legal proceedings launched against Andrew ‘over unpaid ski resort bill’

Legal proceedings launched against Andrew ‘over unpaid ski resort bill’

Legal proceedings launched against Andrew ‘over unpaid ski resort bill’

Le Temps newspaper says the chalet was bought in 2014.

Nine veterans die with Covid-19 at Royal Chelsea Hospital

Nine veterans die with Covid-19 at Royal Chelsea Hospital

Nine veterans die with Covid-19 at Royal Chelsea Hospital

General Sir Adrian Bradshaw revealed the losses ahead of VE Day on Friday.

At-risk workers must have right to be furloughed, says charity

At-risk workers must have right to be furloughed, says charity

At-risk workers must have right to be furloughed, says charity

Citizens Advice claims cancer patients are among those having to go to work despite being eligible for the job retention scheme.

Boris Johnson leads latest Clap For Carers applause from Downing Street

Boris Johnson leads latest Clap For Carers applause from Downing Street

Boris Johnson leads latest Clap For Carers applause from Downing Street

‘You are pillars of society in the fight against coronavirus’.

Electronic voting in Commons will be ‘sub-optimal’, committee says

Electronic voting in Commons will be ‘sub-optimal’, committee says

Electronic voting in Commons will be ‘sub-optimal’, committee says

A report by the Commons procedure committee warns the move will not be as secure as voting in person.

Boris Johnson pays respects at Westminster Abbey ahead of VE Day celebrations

Boris Johnson pays respects at Westminster Abbey ahead of VE Day celebrations

Boris Johnson pays respects at Westminster Abbey ahead of VE Day celebrations

The Prime Minister was welcomed to the abbey by the Dean of Westminster, and lit a candle on the eve on the 75th anniversary of the Allied victory.

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