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Public urged to stay at home despite warm start to Easter weekend

Public urged to stay at home despite warm start to Easter weekend

Public urged to stay at home despite warm start to Easter weekend

Councils across the UK have warned anyone planning weekend trips that they can expect to be turned away by police.

In Pictures: Nation comes together to applaud NHS staff and key workers

In Pictures: Nation comes together to applaud NHS staff and key workers

In Pictures: Nation comes together to applaud NHS staff and key workers

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who has been deputising for Boris Johnson, joined in the applause with Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick defends delivering medicine to elderly parents

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick defends delivering medicine to elderly parents

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick defends delivering medicine to elderly parents

Mr Jenrick said he respected social distancing when he dropped off medicines and other essentials to his elderly parents in Shropshire.

Piper praises ‘forgotten heroes’ in NHS staff tribute outside hospital

Piper praises ‘forgotten heroes’ in NHS staff tribute outside hospital

Piper praises ‘forgotten heroes’ in NHS staff tribute outside hospital

Alasdair Henderson is currently working as a security supervisor at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Police and firefighters join in ‘Clap for Carers’ weekly round of applause

Police and firefighters join in ‘Clap for Carers’ weekly round of applause

Police and firefighters join in ‘Clap for Carers’ weekly round of applause

The show of appreciation came less than an hour after news that Boris Johnson had come out of intensive care.

Politicians express relief as Boris Johnson leaves intensive care

Politicians express relief as Boris Johnson leaves intensive care

Politicians express relief as Boris Johnson leaves intensive care

Mr Johnson’s partner Carrie Symonds tweeted a string of clapping emojis.

Police release footage as officers face coughing and spitting during arrests

Police release footage as officers face coughing and spitting during arrests

Police release footage as officers face coughing and spitting during arrests

West Midlands Police released the video as a ‘stark warning’.

How do the coronavirus lockdown rules differ across the UK?

How do the coronavirus lockdown rules differ across the UK?

How do the coronavirus lockdown rules differ across the UK?

In Wales, people are forbidden by law from going out to exercise more than once a day.

Boris Johnson out of intensive care – Downing Street

Boris Johnson out of intensive care – Downing Street

Boris Johnson out of intensive care – Downing Street

The PM is said to be in ‘extremely good spirits’ after being returned to the ward at St Thomas’ Hospital.

We have got this covered, says Dominic Raab as PM leaves intensive care

We have got this covered, says Dominic Raab as PM leaves intensive care

We have got this covered, says Dominic Raab as PM leaves intensive care

Boris Johnson had a ‘good night’ in St Thomas’ Hospital in London.

Council sees upsurge in fly-tipping since Covid-19 lockdown

Council sees upsurge in fly-tipping since Covid-19 lockdown

Council sees upsurge in fly-tipping since Covid-19 lockdown

A country lane in Southwick, Hampshire, has been blocked in the latest incident.

Universities face ‘financial failure’ without government support

Universities face ‘financial failure’ without government support

Universities face ‘financial failure’ without government support

Institutions need an extra £2bn in research funding to overcome challenges, vice-chancellors say.

Oxford English Dictionary expands to reflect ‘extraordinary’ pandemic

Oxford English Dictionary expands to reflect ‘extraordinary’ pandemic

Oxford English Dictionary expands to reflect ‘extraordinary’ pandemic

The dictionary went outside its quarterly publishing cycle to issue the update.

Hospitals chief ‘nervous’ people will flout Covid-19 lockdown over Easter

Hospitals chief ‘nervous’ people will flout Covid-19 lockdown over Easter

Hospitals chief ‘nervous’ people will flout Covid-19 lockdown over Easter

Dr David Rosser urged people not to be ‘falsely reassured’ by measures to date.

Police checking shopping baskets not appropriate, says Home Secretary

Police checking shopping baskets not appropriate, says Home Secretary

Police checking shopping baskets not appropriate, says Home Secretary

Chief Constable Nick Adderley described his language as ‘clumsy’ and stressed police would not check shopping.

Coronavirus lockdown: Ministers urge people to stay home for Easter

Coronavirus lockdown: Ministers urge people to stay home for Easter

Coronavirus lockdown: Ministers urge people to stay home for Easter

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said it was too soon to begin lifting the coronavirus lockdown.

Vocal Labour MP Jess Phillips promoted to Sir Keir Starmer’s top team

Vocal Labour MP Jess Phillips promoted to Sir Keir Starmer’s top team

Vocal Labour MP Jess Phillips promoted to Sir Keir Starmer’s top team

The Birmingham Yardley MP has won plaudits across the political spectrum for her campaigning against domestic violence.

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