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PM’s popularity surges as he overcomes coronavirus battle

PM’s popularity surges as he overcomes coronavirus battle

PM’s popularity surges as he overcomes coronavirus battle

Half of people polled by Ipsos MORI were yet to make their minds up over new Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.

Coronavirus death rate for men twice as high as for women in March – ONS

Coronavirus death rate for men twice as high as for women in March – ONS

Coronavirus death rate for men twice as high as for women in March – ONS

Data shows the mortality rate for men who died with Covid-19 was 97.5 deaths per 100,000 population, while for women it was 46.6 deaths per 100,000.

Cancer diagnoses may be delayed due to Covid-19, charity warns

Cancer diagnoses may be delayed due to Covid-19, charity warns

Cancer diagnoses may be delayed due to Covid-19, charity warns

It could mean patients require more treatment, Roisin Foster, Cancer Focus NI chief executive, added.

Charity urges ministers to step in with financial support

Charity urges ministers to step in with financial support

Charity urges ministers to step in with financial support

Cancer Focus NI shops have closed and staff furloughed but are still paying rent.

Hungry hedgehog rescued after getting into prickly predicament

Hungry hedgehog rescued after getting into prickly predicament

Hungry hedgehog rescued after getting into prickly predicament

The unfortunate hedgehog was trapped by his own spines in a discarded bird feeder.

NHS workers sent special message of thanks from depths of North Sea

NHS workers sent special message of thanks from depths of North Sea

NHS workers sent special message of thanks from depths of North Sea

Divers have taken the coronavirus rainbow trail 110 metres underwater in the Jura Field.

Withdraw military from non-essential overseas postings, Labour urges

Withdraw military from non-essential overseas postings, Labour urges

Withdraw military from non-essential overseas postings, Labour urges

His call comes after more than 600 members of the crew of a French aircraft carrier and accompanying vessels tested positive for coronavirus.

Charter flights of vegetable pickers from Eastern Europe ‘will bring experience’

Charter flights of vegetable pickers from Eastern Europe ‘will bring experience’

Charter flights of vegetable pickers from Eastern Europe ‘will bring experience’

The British Growers Association said most seasonal workers this year are expected to be from the UK but businesses cannot run ‘on enthusiasm alone’.

Parents urged not to worry about children coping with coronavirus lockdown

Parents urged not to worry about children coping with coronavirus lockdown

Parents urged not to worry about children coping with coronavirus lockdown

A psychology expert has said youngsters are ‘typically resilient’ and the situation should not lead to any long-term problems.

Crowd-sourced spring diary reveals hope of nature in uncertain times

Crowd-sourced spring diary reveals hope of nature in uncertain times

Crowd-sourced spring diary reveals hope of nature in uncertain times

Entries from across the UK were written as the country went into lockdown.

Quarter of firms shut doors in face of coronavirus

Quarter of firms shut doors in face of coronavirus

Quarter of firms shut doors in face of coronavirus

The ONS has also revealed that 38% of firms which continued to trade said their turnover was ‘substantially lower than normal’.

Facebook to send myth-busting messages to viewers of virus misinformation

Facebook to send myth-busting messages to viewers of virus misinformation

Facebook to send myth-busting messages to viewers of virus misinformation

The platform will start showing messages in the News Feed of those who have interacted with Covid-19 misinformation and link them to official advice.

Zoo celebrates newly hatched Humboldt penguin chicks

Zoo celebrates newly hatched Humboldt penguin chicks

Zoo celebrates newly hatched Humboldt penguin chicks

The birth of the two chicks is said to be a vital contribution to the European breeding programme of threatened species.

ITV to broadcast round of applause, this time from healthcare workers

ITV to broadcast round of applause, this time from healthcare workers

ITV to broadcast round of applause, this time from healthcare workers

It will air as part of ITV’s NHS Day.

Academics redeployed to focus on coronavirus treatment

Academics redeployed to focus on coronavirus treatment

Academics redeployed to focus on coronavirus treatment

Experts at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Inflammation Research will try to find new therapies before a Covid-19 vaccine becomes available.

Health minister Dorries forced to clarify lockdown comments after Twitter row

Health minister Dorries forced to clarify lockdown comments after Twitter row

Health minister Dorries forced to clarify lockdown comments after Twitter row

Nadine Dorries said journalists should stop asking about the Government’s exit strategy as full lockdown can only end when there is a vaccine.

Four doctors raise thousands for NHS by growing moustaches

Four doctors raise thousands for NHS by growing moustaches

Four doctors raise thousands for NHS by growing moustaches

Four friends, dubbed the Hairy Heroes, are on track to raise £10,000 for the NHS with their facial hair challenge.

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