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Image copyright PA Media Image caption NHS coronavirus testing (pictured) is not available to most people – and scammers are taking advantage by advertising home testing kits, which are illegal to sell People and businesses should be wary of scammers trying to turn the coronavirus pandemic to their advantage, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has […]

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A selection of powerful photographs taken around the UK as the country marked the Easter weekend amid lockdown. Image copyright Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images Image caption The Vicar of Brenchley Reverend Campbell Paget conducted an Easter service to a single member of the congregation at dawn in the churchyard of All Saints’ Church in […]

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Image copyright Golam Rahat Khan/PA Media Image caption Dr Abdul Mabud Chowdhury worked at Homerton University Hospital in east London A doctor who warned the prime minister about a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS workers has died after contracting coronavirus. Consultant urologist Abdul Mabud Chowdhury, 53, died at Queen’s Hospital in Romford, […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Countries like the UK that have closed schools to help stop the spread of coronavirus should ask hard questions about whether this is now the right policy, says one team of scientists. The University College London team says keeping pupils off has little impact, even with other lockdown measures. But a […]

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For the past two weeks, since the lockdown restrictions began, BBC news presenter Sophie Raworth has been running to work at lunchtime to present the BBC News at Six and Ten, taking pictures as she passes some well-known landmarks. Here she describes what it is like to commute through the now deserted streets of the […]

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Is the infrastructure we need for the future better motorways or broadband super-highways? The aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis will transform the way we live, work and travel in the UK, the AA says. It predicts a permanent reduction in the demand for travel because people have learned during the […]

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Timelapse footage has captured the transformation of London’s ExCeL centre into a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients. The Nightingale Hospital is expected to be operational by the end of the week. Five hundred beds are already in place and there is space for another 3,500. boiler installations Tunbridge Wells Source link

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new temporary NHS Nightingale Hospital is being set up at the ExCeL Centre in London’s Docklands area Thousands of EasyJet and Virgin airline staff are being offered work in the new NHS Nightingale Hospital in east London. Those who sign up will support nurses and clinicians at the […]

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The accused is scheduled to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court later. A 22-year-old man has been charged over the fatal stabbing of a teenager in south-east London, the Met Police said. Mario Gruda has been accused of the murder of 18-year-old Cameron Murfitt, who suffered stab wounds in the Woolwich […]

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