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Care homes ‘not overlooked’ while focus was on NHS, says minister

Care homes ‘not overlooked’ while focus was on NHS, says minister

Care homes ‘not overlooked’ while focus was on NHS, says minister

Environment Secretary George Eustice said the Government had “always recognised that there was more vulnerability” in care homes.

Testing tsar ‘confident’ Government will hit 100,000 target for Covid-19

Testing tsar ‘confident’ Government will hit 100,000 target for Covid-19

Testing tsar ‘confident’ Government will hit 100,000 target for Covid-19

Access to home testing kits for the millions who are now eligible ran out in just over an hour on Wednesday morning.

Unions vow to fight mass job losses at British Airways

Unions vow to fight mass job losses at British Airways

Unions vow to fight mass job losses at British Airways

Labour said the Government should have done more to protect jobs.

Public thanked for ‘lovely messages’ on William and Kate’s wedding anniversary

Public thanked for ‘lovely messages’ on William and Kate’s wedding anniversary

Public thanked for ‘lovely messages’ on William and Kate’s wedding anniversary

The Cambridges married nine years ago in front of 2,000 guests at Westminster Abbey and a worldwide television audience of millions.

Walker in plague doctor outfit draws attention of police

Walker in plague doctor outfit draws attention of police

Walker in plague doctor outfit draws attention of police

An unidentified person has been spotted in the Norwich suburb of Hellesdon wearing a long black cloak.

Life on the inside: 10 virtual activities to do with friends

Life on the inside: 10 virtual activities to do with friends

Life on the inside: 10 virtual activities to do with friends

Virtual meet-ups are very popular during lockdown but do not have to involve a quiz.

Aerospace industry faces ‘gravest crisis’, warns Airbus

Aerospace industry faces ‘gravest crisis’, warns Airbus

Aerospace industry faces ‘gravest crisis’, warns Airbus

Chief executive Guillaume Faury said the industry must ‘learn to co-exist with this pandemic’.

Next warns over ‘faster and steeper’ coronavirus hit to sales

Next warns over ‘faster and steeper’ coronavirus hit to sales

Next warns over ‘faster and steeper’ coronavirus hit to sales

The high street chain said full-year sales could fall by as much as 40%.

Patel bullying inquiry must be published as soon as possible – Labour

Patel bullying inquiry must be published as soon as possible – Labour

Patel bullying inquiry must be published as soon as possible – Labour

An investigation was launched over claims that the Home Secretary belittled colleagues and clashed with officials in three different departments.

Cruise passengers face ‘rigorous’ medical checks before being allowed to travel

Cruise passengers face ‘rigorous’ medical checks before being allowed to travel

Cruise passengers face ‘rigorous’ medical checks before being allowed to travel

P&O Cruises said it will introduce a series of ‘stringent measures’ once sailings resume when the coronavirus pandemic recedes.

Funding boost to help problem gamblers during lockdown

Funding boost to help problem gamblers during lockdown

Funding boost to help problem gamblers during lockdown

Some £9 million taken from gambling operators due to regulatory failings will be channelled to problem gambling support networks.

In Pictures: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge over the years

In Pictures: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge over the years

In Pictures: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge over the years

William and Kate have reached their ninth wedding anniversary.

Trans man who does not want to be his child’s ‘mother’ waits for appeal ruling

Trans man who does not want to be his child’s ‘mother’ waits for appeal ruling

Trans man who does not want to be his child’s ‘mother’ waits for appeal ruling

Freddy McConnell, who wants to be registered as ‘father’ or ‘parent’, last year lost a High Court fight.

Patel to be quizzed by MPs over Home Office response to coronavirus

Patel to be quizzed by MPs over Home Office response to coronavirus

Patel to be quizzed by MPs over Home Office response to coronavirus

The Home Secretary will face the Commons Home Affairs Committee for the first time this year.

Vaping damages arteries and blood vessels like smoking – study

Vaping damages arteries and blood vessels like smoking – study

Vaping damages arteries and blood vessels like smoking – study

The study was made up of non-smokers, cigarette smokers, e-cigarette users and people who both smoked and vaped.

What the papers say – April 29

What the papers say – April 29

What the papers say – April 29

Care home deaths and increased coronavirus testing are among the main topics in the nation’s newspapers.

True UK coronavirus death toll set to be revealed

True UK coronavirus death toll set to be revealed

True UK coronavirus death toll set to be revealed

The Government is preparing to release up-to-date figures for the number of people who have died in the community and care homes.

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