news.sky.com More than 100 healthcare workers have died in the UK since the coronavirus outbreak began. Dozens more deaths are reported to have taken place, but have not yet been confirmed by Sky News. Doctors, nurses, carers, porters, cleaners and paramedics are among those who have died after being infected with...
www.itv.com Captain Tom Moore's 100th birthday will be marked by an RAF flypast, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has confirmed. The Cabinet minister wrote on Twitter that the aerial salute was "meant to be a surprise for Tom", but confirmed it would be happening after it emerged that his department rejected an...
Sky Police have handed out more than 9,000 fixed fines to people flouting the lockdown rules since the restrictions began a month ago. The vast majority of offenders (80%) were men, most of them under 35, according to the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC). Fines were given to a man who went...
YorkpressA FAST food giant with two outlets in York has announced plans to start reopening restaurants. Burger King, which has outlets at Clifton moor as well as York station, has said it hopes to open at least 350 of its restaurants by the end of June as part of a staggered...
Sky It is a "source of concern" that the number of journeys in Scotland are on the rise, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Speaking at the Scottish government's daily coronavirus news conference, Ms Sturgeon said that while there had been "very real" progress in the fight against the virus, it...
Sky Boris Johnson has suggested that lockdown measures will be maintained, telling Britons "to keep going in the way that you have kept going so far". Ahead of his first daily Downing Street news conference since he went into hospital with COVID-19, the prime minister said he understood how tough it...
Sky The FTSE 100 has endured its worst one-day loss for a month as the effects of lockdowns on the global economy become clearer and weigh on investor sentiment. A rally of recent weeks, that saw the blue chip index recapture some of the ground lost during the coronavirus-linked meltdown that...
Sky Captain Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran who has raised almost £30m for NHS charities, is celebrating his 100th birthday, after being promoted to the rank of honorary colonel. Captain Moore had originally set out to raise £1,000 by walking 100 laps of his garden, but after his story...
SkyThe government has surpassed its target of carrying out 100,000 coronavirus tests per day by the end of April. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said 122,347 people had been tested for COVID-19 yesterday - but until now the figures have only included tests that had reached labs. In the latest figures, results...
sky.com Older people will "rebel and risk prison" if they are forced to remain in lockdown longer while restrictions are eased, a former Tory pensions minister has warned. Conservative peer Baroness Altmann argued such a requirement would be "age discrimination" and could cost lives as well as threatening social unrest. Speaking...