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Dentists in England given further guidance on re-opening

Dentists in England given further guidance on re-opening

Patients who are not confirmed or suspected to have Covid-19 could be offered face-to-face appointments.

Care home residents’ wellbeing suffering ‘due to lack of social contact’

Care home residents’ wellbeing suffering ‘due to lack of social contact’

People with dementia are feeling abandoned and isolated during the coronavirus lockdown, the Alzheimer’s Society said.

Camilla sends message of support to Chelsea Pensioners on Founder’s Day

Camilla sends message of support to Chelsea Pensioners on Founder’s Day

A scaled-back socially distanced version of the veterans’ annual parade celebrating the occasion was being staged at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Uplifting news: Lego scenes teach social distancing and zoo raises £1m

Uplifting news: Lego scenes teach social distancing and zoo raises £1m

A round-up of Thursday’s feelgood stories.

Wales’ chief medical officer says he wanted school reopenings in August

Wales’ chief medical officer says he wanted school reopenings in August

Frank Atherton said his preferred option would have been to reopen the schools later in the summer.

Son found out father’s care home had 24 deaths from reading media report

Son found out father’s care home had 24 deaths from reading media report

Melbury Court in Durham is thought to be one of the worst affected care homes in the country.

Cepi and AstraZeneca partner to manufacture 300 million coronavirus vaccines

Cepi and AstraZeneca partner to manufacture 300 million coronavirus vaccines

The partnership will create additional manufacturing capacity for the vaccine being developed in the UK.

Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport

Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport

The Government says they are ‘marginally beneficial as a precautionary measure’.

Schools can delay teaching compulsory sex education lessons until summer 2021

Schools can delay teaching compulsory sex education lessons until summer 2021

The move has been taken to give heads more time to prepare the new curriculum and engage with parents

Most people drinking the same amount of alcohol or less during lockdown – survey

Most people drinking the same amount of alcohol or less during lockdown – survey

Two-thirds of adults said they were drinking the same, less or had stopped.

Airlines, chemicals giants, and an oil field company – who has the Bank of England lent to?

Airlines, chemicals giants, and an oil field company – who has the Bank of England lent to?

The full list, according to the Bank of England

Labour hopes to rebuild voter trust through ‘constructive’ coronavirus approach

Labour hopes to rebuild voter trust through ‘constructive’ coronavirus approach

Party leader Sir Keir Starmer said his decision to work with the Government was about showing voters Labour could govern again.

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan in High Court dispute with former director

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan in High Court dispute with former director

Michael Isaac has sued Mr Tan, and Cardiff City Football Club (Holdings), and claims that his shareholding has been diluted.

Retailers see online sales double but fail to offset high street woes

Retailers see online sales double but fail to offset high street woes

The BDO retail sales tracker for May revealed that online sales surged 129.5% higher compared with the same month last year.

High blood pressure can double risk of Covid-19 death, study says

High blood pressure can double risk of Covid-19 death, study says

Patients should not discontinue or change their normal antihypertensive treatment, scientists said.

First dedicated cyber regiment joins British Army

First dedicated cyber regiment joins British Army

The 13th Signal Regiment will be dedicated to protecting the armed forces in cyberspace.

Airlines handed £1.8 billion in emergency coronavirus loans

Airlines handed £1.8 billion in emergency coronavirus loans

The Bank of England has lent to 53 businesses £16.25 billion to help them through the coronavirus crisis.

Keir Starmer calls on PM to urge Donald Trump to ‘respect human rights’

Keir Starmer calls on PM to urge Donald Trump to ‘respect human rights’

The Labour leader made his comments in a letter to Boris Johnson.

Madeleine McCann: A timeline of key dates and developments

Madeleine McCann: A timeline of key dates and developments

The youngster went missing from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz in southern Portugal in May 2007.

Save Our Zoo campaign raises more than £1m

Save Our Zoo campaign raises more than £1m

Chester Zoo bosses revealed on Wednesday that the attraction was ‘at risk of extinction’.

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