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...
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...
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...
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...
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 The family of a schoolteacher convicted of the infamous Lady in the Lake murder of his wife have lost a posthumous appeal against his conviction. Gordon Park was jailed for life in 2005, but always insisted he was innocent and killed himself on his birthday five years later. The question of...
sky.com Before lockdown, "death cafes" were a unique space offering complete strangers the opportunity to meet and speak openly about the often tricky topic of dying. A subject many people find uncomfortable, these centres provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for those who want to discuss death in a relaxed...
sky.com More than one in five British workers have now been furloughed, meaning the government is paying the wages of 6.3 million people. Under the job retention scheme, 80% of an employee's wages are paid by the state - up to a maximum of £2,500 a month. Downing Street says the...