news.sky.com Boris Johnson has led the nation in a minute's silence to pay tribute to the key workers who have died in the fight against the coronavirus. The prime minister, who has returned to work after his own battle with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, paused at 11am...
news.sky.com Another 552 people have died in England's hospitals after contracting coronavirus - bringing the total to 19,301. 70 more people have died with COVID-19 in Scotland - taking the total to 1,332. And 17 more people have passed away in Wales - putting the deal toll at 813. The latest figures...
news.sky.com M&S says it will "change ways of working permanently" and implement "very significant" cost-cutting measures when it publishes annual results next month overshadowed by the coronavirus crisis. The retailer said it had seen "severely constrained" trading in its key clothing and home division during the lockdown and is preparing...
news.sky.com There were 4,343 coronavirus-related deaths reported by care home providers in England in two weeks, according to the healthcare regulator. The figure - from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) - covers the fortnight to 24 April. It is based on care home providers' assessment of whether COVID-19 was involved in...
news.sky.com The health secretary has expressed his concern after some children in the UK have died from a rare inflammatory syndrome which has been linked to COVID-19. Matt Hancock said a lot of research is being done on the new disease and "it is something that we're worried about". Medical experts...
news.sky.com A murder investigation has been launched after an 88-year-old man was found dead at a home in a village in Surrey. Surrey Police were called to an address in Bletchingley Road, Godstone, near Reigate, just before 11am on Monday. The victim has not yet been formally identified and a post...
Thomas The Tank Engine is getting the royal treatment for his 75th birthday, with the Duke of Sussex providing a special introduction to a new episode featuring his granny the Queen and dad Prince Charles as a young boy. The Royal Engine animated TV special will see Thomas travel to...
news.sky.com Thousands of cards have been sent to a school in Bedfordshire to mark Captain Tom Moore's upcoming 100th birthday. The Second World War veteran inspired people across the world by raising more than £29m for the NHS by walking laps of his garden. More than 125,000 birthday cards - including...
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...