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London’s Victoria Park reopens with megaphones warning: No picnics, no cycling

London’s Victoria Park reopens with megaphones warning: No picnics, no cycling

Mounted police warned members of the public to heed coronavirus restrictions or face being fined.

Hancock pays tribute to ‘members of NHS family’ who have died

Hancock pays tribute to ‘members of NHS family’ who have died

The Health Secretary warned that the number could well be higher than 19.

Twins join forces to help save lives on Covid-19 frontline

Twins join forces to help save lives on Covid-19 frontline

Soldier Phill Moxey and twin Paul, a surgeon, have played a role in London’s temporary NHS Nightingale hospital.

War veteran, 99, clapped out of hospital after surviving Covid-19

War veteran, 99, clapped out of hospital after surviving Covid-19

Albert Chambers is now ‘fit and well’ after his ordeal, officials said.

Bus drivers given ‘shower curtains’ to protect against coronavirus

Bus drivers given ‘shower curtains’ to protect against coronavirus

First South West Buses have been criticised for providing flexible plastic sheets to protect drivers from risk of infection.

Camilla recommends authors to help readers through coronavirus outbreak

Camilla recommends authors to help readers through coronavirus outbreak

The Duchess of Cornwall is an avid reader who supports a number of literary organisations.

PM’s fiance sent him daily letters while in intensive care

PM’s fiance sent him daily letters while in intensive care

Boris Johnson has also been keeping himself occupied with films and Sudoku while he recovers.

Corrie stars highlight help available to abuse victims during lockdown

Corrie stars highlight help available to abuse victims during lockdown

The video urges people to use the ‘silent solution’ when calling the police.

Seaside tourist towns face long-term economic damage, councils warn

Seaside tourist towns face long-term economic damage, councils warn

The District Councils’ Network said communities reliant on tourism are anticipating ‘plummeting’ visitor numbers.

Government faces backlash after calling protective equipment a ‘precious resource’

Government faces backlash after calling protective equipment a ‘precious resource’

The Royal College of Nursing dismissed any suggestions that healthcare staff were ‘abusing or overusing’ PPE.

Life on the inside: 10 fun things to try when the lockdown ends

Life on the inside: 10 fun things to try when the lockdown ends

The PA news agency looks at activities to try when the lockdown ends, from skydiving to outdoor swimming.

William: Heartening to see how Church of Scotland is re-inventing itself

William: Heartening to see how Church of Scotland is re-inventing itself

The Duke of Cambridge was due to be at the Kirk’s General Assembly next month having been appointed Lord High Commissioner by the Queen in January.

Government advice on teachers not needing PPE is unhelpful, union leader warns

Government advice on teachers not needing PPE is unhelpful, union leader warns

School staff on the front line are calling for protective equipment amid the Covid-19 crisis to protect their families.

Spending stays local as coronavirus alters shopping habits

Spending stays local as coronavirus alters shopping habits

The median average distance people are travelling from home to use a debit card is down 57% from 3.7km last year to 1.6km, Lloyds Bank said.

What the papers say- April 11

What the papers say- April 11

The papers include pleas for the public to stay indoors during Easter and warnings over how long Britons will need to practice social distancing.

Ministers say ‘stay at home’ for Easter as Covid-19 deaths reach new high

Ministers say ‘stay at home’ for Easter as Covid-19 deaths reach new high

People have been asked not to congregate in parks and beaches as the outbreak enters a ‘dangerous phase’.

Public urged to stay at home and away from parks as temperatures to hit 26C

Public urged to stay at home and away from parks as temperatures to hit 26C

Matt Hancock said the Easter weekend will be a ‘test of the nation’s resolve’.

What did we learn in Friday’s Covid-19 briefing?

What did we learn in Friday’s Covid-19 briefing?

Two more Nightingale hospitals are to be opened in Sunderland and Exeter.

Two more Nightingale hospitals will provide 700 extra beds within weeks

Two more Nightingale hospitals will provide 700 extra beds within weeks

The new facilities will open on Wearside and in Exeter.

Covid-19 epidemic in ‘dangerous phase’ as daily death toll reaches new high

Covid-19 epidemic in ‘dangerous phase’ as daily death toll reaches new high

The deputy chief scientific adviser said it is ‘premature’ to start lifting the lockdown as UK hospital deaths rose by 980.

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