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Sir Peter Fahy: Police will be nervous about relaxation of social distancing

Sir Peter Fahy: Police will be nervous about relaxation of social distancing

Sir Peter Fahy: Police will be nervous about relaxation of social distancing

The former chief constable of Greater Manchester Police said he had heard ‘suggestions’ gatherings could be limited to 10 people from two households .

Record-breaking whisky auction ‘postponed indefinitely’ after cyber attack

Record-breaking whisky auction ‘postponed indefinitely’ after cyber attack

Record-breaking whisky auction ‘postponed indefinitely’ after cyber attack

Whisky Auctioneer was the first to sell a million-dollar bottle online but the second phase of the sale was hit by a ‘sustained’ attack.

Ex-Royal Navy medic rejoins service to help in Covid-19 fight

Ex-Royal Navy medic rejoins service to help in Covid-19 fight

Ex-Royal Navy medic rejoins service to help in Covid-19 fight

Jordan Holland signed up again to join the national effort.

Drones capable of carrying 220lb loads to take vital supplies to island hospital

Drones capable of carrying 220lb loads to take vital supplies to island hospital

Drones capable of carrying 220lb loads to take vital supplies to island hospital

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced the plan to fast-track the launch of drone trials between the mainland and the Isle of Wight.

Chelsea Flower Show goes online with virtual garden tours and plant displays

Chelsea Flower Show goes online with virtual garden tours and plant displays

Chelsea Flower Show goes online with virtual garden tours and plant displays

The world-famous horticultural show has been cancelled by the coronavirus lockdown.

New Zealand and Australia mark Anzac Day from home

New Zealand and Australia mark Anzac Day from home

New Zealand and Australia mark Anzac Day from home

The national day of remembrance in the two countries commemorates the anniversary of the start of the First World War Gallipoli landings.

What the papers say – April 25

What the papers say – April 25

What the papers say – April 25

Plans to reopen the UK dominate the front pages as the weekend begins.

Ministers facing calls for more openness over Covid-19 scientific advice

Ministers facing calls for more openness over Covid-19 scientific advice

Ministers facing calls for more openness over Covid-19 scientific advice

Opposition parties react angrily after disclosure that Boris Johnson’s top political aide attended meetings of key scientific advisers.

Britons urged to stay at home despite warm weather on fifth lockdown weekend

Britons urged to stay at home despite warm weather on fifth lockdown weekend

Britons urged to stay at home despite warm weather on fifth lockdown weekend

Forecasters have predicted warm conditions for most of the country, prompting concerns about the ‘danger’ that people may defy the restrictions.

What is the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies and how does it work?

What is the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies and how does it work?

What is the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies and how does it work?

The group has faced criticism for not disclosing all the names of the scientists involved.

Bill Gates says ‘worst nightmare has come true’ with pandemic

Bill Gates says ‘worst nightmare has come true’ with pandemic

Bill Gates says ‘worst nightmare has come true’ with pandemic

The Microsoft co-founder has pledged to help produce billions of doses of vaccines to tackle Covid-19.

The Big Night In’s fundraising total revealed

The Big Night In’s fundraising total revealed

The Big Night In’s fundraising total revealed

The telethon featured the first new Little Britain sketch in more than 10 years.

Charles marks start of Ramadan with video praising UK Muslims

Charles marks start of Ramadan with video praising UK Muslims

Charles marks start of Ramadan with video praising UK Muslims

The Prince of Wales pays tribute to Muslims working in the NHS and employed as key workers

Neighbours clap for care home nurse who died after contracting Covid-19

Neighbours clap for care home nurse who died after contracting Covid-19

Neighbours clap for care home nurse who died after contracting Covid-19

Rahima Bibi Sidhanee died in hospital on April 12.

Recovering quadriplegic men complete Everest summit on their staircases

Recovering quadriplegic men complete Everest summit on their staircases

Recovering quadriplegic men complete Everest summit on their staircases

Steven Dowd and Ed Jackson spent several days trying to climb to the peak of the world’s tallest mountain indoors.

Dominic Cummings ‘attended meetings’ of key scientific group on Covid-19

Dominic Cummings ‘attended meetings’ of key scientific group on Covid-19

Dominic Cummings ‘attended meetings’ of key scientific group on Covid-19

The Prime Minister’s chief adviser is reported to have been attending the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies.

Ireland’s Covid-19 death toll passes 1,000

Ireland’s Covid-19 death toll passes 1,000

Ireland’s Covid-19 death toll passes 1,000

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan said he could not recommend easing restrictions on movement as he warned people against becoming complacent.

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