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Royal Family writes to veteran fundraiser Captain Tom Moore

Royal Family writes to veteran fundraiser Captain Tom Moore

Royal Family writes to veteran fundraiser Captain Tom Moore

Duke of Cambridge and Duchess of Cornwall pen notes to the 99-year-old who has raised more than £14 million for the NHS

Melania Trump calls Carrie Symonds to wish ‘speedy recovery’

Melania Trump calls Carrie Symonds to wish ‘speedy recovery’

Melania Trump calls Carrie Symonds to wish ‘speedy recovery’

The First Lady called the Prime Minister’s fiancee on Thursday.

G7 leaders stress need for vaccine to deal with coronavirus

G7 leaders stress need for vaccine to deal with coronavirus

G7 leaders stress need for vaccine to deal with coronavirus

Experts have suggested that a vaccine for coronavirus could be 12 to 18 months away.

Signs that more families missing out on first choice primary school

Signs that more families missing out on first choice primary school

Signs that more families missing out on first choice primary school

Up to one in six parents did not secure their top pick on National Offer Day in some areas of England

Holyrood expected to set up Covid-19 scrutiny committee

Holyrood expected to set up Covid-19 scrutiny committee

Holyrood expected to set up Covid-19 scrutiny committee

The Scottish Parliament will be asked to set up the panel in order to give oversight to the Scottish Government’s response to the crisis.

Labour backs lockdown extension but urges ‘clarity’ on exit plan

Labour backs lockdown extension but urges ‘clarity’ on exit plan

Labour backs lockdown extension but urges ‘clarity’ on exit plan

Social distancing measures will be in place for at least another three weeks.

William and Kate narrate video in support of nation’s mental health

William and Kate narrate video in support of nation’s mental health

William and Kate narrate video in support of nation’s mental health

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made mental health campaigning a major part of their public work

New Government-backed loans scheme launched for mid-sized businesses

New Government-backed loans scheme launched for mid-sized businesses

New Government-backed loans scheme launched for mid-sized businesses

The British Business Bank will administer the scheme to offer loans of up to £25m for companies with sales between £45m and £250m a year.

What would persuade the Government to ease lockdown rules?

What would persuade the Government to ease lockdown rules?

What would persuade the Government to ease lockdown rules?

Ministers and scientists need to be satisfied of five things before they will think about relaxing rules.

Police issue fresh information appeal on first anniversary of Lyra McKee murder

Police issue fresh information appeal on first anniversary of Lyra McKee murder

Police issue fresh information appeal on first anniversary of Lyra McKee murder

Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy has offered anonymity to anyone who may be able to help the police investigation.

Police horse named Hero in tribute to NHS workers

Police horse named Hero in tribute to NHS workers

Police horse named Hero in tribute to NHS workers

Avon and Somerset Police have a tradition dating back 40 years of naming police horses after local locations.

Annemarie Plas – the yoga-loving mother whose Thursday ritual has united the UK

Annemarie Plas – the yoga-loving mother whose Thursday ritual has united the UK

Annemarie Plas – the yoga-loving mother whose Thursday ritual has united the UK

Mrs Plas, 36, originally from the Netherlands, was inspired to launch ClapForOurCarers after seeing similar events in her homeland.

Coronavirus response affected by inequality in web access, foundation warns

Coronavirus response affected by inequality in web access, foundation warns

Coronavirus response affected by inequality in web access, foundation warns

The foundation created by World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee said the Covid-19 pandemic highlights why online access should be a basic right.

Drakeford: Lockdown extension will avoid ‘throwing away’ coronavirus sacrifices

Drakeford: Lockdown extension will avoid ‘throwing away’ coronavirus sacrifices

Drakeford: Lockdown extension will avoid ‘throwing away’ coronavirus sacrifices

Wales’ First Minister broke the news of the lockdown extension on Thursday.

Teachers to determine exam grades in Northern Ireland

Teachers to determine exam grades in Northern Ireland

Teachers to determine exam grades in Northern Ireland

Examinations for A level and GCSE qualifications due to be sat this summer were cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Extra administrator appointed for Laura Ashley

Extra administrator appointed for Laura Ashley

Extra administrator appointed for Laura Ashley

Laura Ashley announced in March that it would be cutting 268 jobs.

The NHS workers who have died during the Covid-19 outbreak

The NHS workers who have died during the Covid-19 outbreak

The NHS workers who have died during the Covid-19 outbreak

From housekeepers to specialists, dozens of frontline workers have died in the fight against the pandemic.

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