news.sky.com Masks have become part of the back-to-work uniform as countries exit their lockdowns. In Spain they are handed to commuters, while in Italy and Germany they are compulsory on public transport and in shops. And in the United States any face covering - even a scarf - is recommended to...
A dying grandmother suffering from coronavirus symptoms in a care home was read a final goodbye from her granddaughter, just two days before she passed away, thanks to a carer at her bedside. Peggy Grainger, 84, who had dementia, died at Philia Lodge Care Home on April 13 and due to coronavirus...
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...
www.itv.com Sir Trevor McDonald reported on many big stories during his acclaimed career in television news - but he says nothing compares to the 'immense, international' nature of the coronavirus pandemic. The former presenter of ITV's News at Ten has been speaking to his former co-presenter Julie Etchingham on the...
www.itv.com A smartphone app designed to help contain the spread of Covid-19 when lockdown measures are eased is “two to three weeks” away from being rolled out, MPs have heard. Matthew Gould, chief executive of NHSX, the health service’s digital innovation arm, told the Science and Technology...
news.sky.com The Scottish government has issued new advice that people should wear face coverings in some situations, despite Downing Street having made no decision on the matter. In the latest departure from UK-wide coronavirus guidance, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that coverings should be used when social distancing is...
www.itv.com An NHS worker whose father died from a coronavirus-related illness has been stabbed to death by masked attackers seconds from his home. David Gomoh, 24, was killed in Newham, east London - just before 10.30pm on Sunday. His family were already in mourning after his father died...
www.yorkpress.co.uk ST LEONARD’S Hospice has revealed it has coronavirus cases on the day the number of people who have died in care homes in York rose to nine. The latest Office of National Statistics figures for York show that one person with the virus and...
news.sky.com An NHS worker has been stabbed to death in a "totally unprovoked attack" in east London just days before his father's funeral. David Gomoh, 24, was speaking to a friend on the phone when he was knifed by a group of men in masks moments after leaving his home...
news.sky.com A new contact-tracing app developed by the NHS will be released across the UK within the next few weeks, but experts are concerned about whether it will work. Speaking to a committee of MPs on Tuesday, Matthew Gould, the head of NHSx, confirmed that the app would not keep...