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 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...
Sky A three-year-old girl has stolen the hearts of many after a video of her expertly handling her large sheep went viral. The video of Barley Brook Sellar, dressed in a smart checked shirt, white coat and boots, has been viewed 1.5 million times since it was posted at lunchtime on...
sky.com Tributes have been paid to a nurse who has died with coronavirus as she closed in on retirement after 40 years in the job. Philomina Cherian, 63, passed away at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, where she also worked as a staff nurse, after contracting COVID-19. Mrs Cherian was married, had...
sky.com BP will not be on the judging panel for the National Portrait Gallery's upcoming portrait award for the first time in more than 20 years. It comes following growing pressure from climate change protesters on arts venues with links to oil companies. Image: BP is still sponsoring the award but will...