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Coronavirus deaths in Scotland rise to 495 as police urge lockdown compliance

Coronavirus deaths in Scotland rise to 495 as police urge lockdown compliance

The figures were announced by Nicola Sturgeon at a press briefing alongside Police Chief Constable Iain Livingstone.

Easter a chance to ‘reset and rebuild’, says head of Catholic Church

Easter a chance to ‘reset and rebuild’, says head of Catholic Church

Cardinal Vincent Nichols will point to the Easter story to show that ‘death is not the last word’.

Over The Rainbow recitals staged across UK as musicians pay tribute to NHS

Over The Rainbow recitals staged across UK as musicians pay tribute to NHS

The tune was sung and played up and down the country on Thursday evening.

Boris Johnson likely to feel like he has been ‘hit by several buses’

Boris Johnson likely to feel like he has been ‘hit by several buses’

A consultant virologist said patients can feel ‘weak and exhausted’ after a stay in intensive care.

NHS staff stuck in South Africa plead for help to get home and join virus fight

NHS staff stuck in South Africa plead for help to get home and join virus fight

Catriona Walker and Holly Watts say they feel their skills are being wasted.

Four-year-old cancer patient Archie ‘out the other side’ of Covid-19

Four-year-old cancer patient Archie ‘out the other side’ of Covid-19

Archie Wilks, from Saffron Walden, Essex. is being treated for neuroblastoma at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

Police not monitoring supermarket purchases, force insists

Police not monitoring supermarket purchases, force insists

A Twitter post by the force’s Cambridge team said they were pleased to see that the ‘non-essential aisles’ were empty.

Cyclist spells out NHS to thank key workers

Cyclist spells out NHS to thank key workers

Adam Bronkhorst created the route on fitness app Strava.

Cycling supremo Sir Dave Brailsford helps hand sanitiser operation

Cycling supremo Sir Dave Brailsford helps hand sanitiser operation

The boss of Team Ineos has helped the chemical giant distribute its product free to the NHS.

Boris Johnson needs to ‘rest up’, says his father

Boris Johnson needs to ‘rest up’, says his father

Stanley Johnson said his son ‘almost took one for the team’.

Hundreds of students join rent strike in protest at summer-term halls fees

Hundreds of students join rent strike in protest at summer-term halls fees

University students are angry at having to pay for vacated accommodation during the Covid-19 crisis.

Doctor who warned over PPE shortages was a hero, says son

Doctor who warned over PPE shortages was a hero, says son

Abdul Mabud Chowdhury wrote an urgent appeal to Boris Johnson about personal protective equipment.

What impact has lockdown had on the UK so far?

What impact has lockdown had on the UK so far?

From stronger communities to more quality time with family, we look at the effects of the restrictions.

Nightingale hospital for North East being built in motor industry unit

Nightingale hospital for North East being built in motor industry unit

Work has been carried out in Washington, Tyne and Wear, for a temporary hospital to care for coronavirus patients.

Jenrick within guidelines to deliver medicine to elderly parents – health chief

Jenrick within guidelines to deliver medicine to elderly parents – health chief

The shadow home secretary said it was for Mr Jenrick to ‘explain himself’.

MPs eligible for £10,000 grant from councils over constituency office closures

MPs eligible for £10,000 grant from councils over constituency office closures

Some local authorities could even make the payments automatically, despite politicians already receiving a separate £10,000 to set up home working.

The PM will need to rest as he recovers from Covid-19, says his father

The PM will need to rest as he recovers from Covid-19, says his father

Stanley Johnson said the family is ‘amazingly grateful’ for the efforts of the NHS.

Government charters 12 more flights to bring thousands back to UK from India

Government charters 12 more flights to bring thousands back to UK from India

The new flights mean more than 5,000 Britons will be repatriated from India between April 8 and April 20.

MP calls for churches to open doors on Easter Sunday

MP calls for churches to open doors on Easter Sunday

One bishop said ‘God always does a door-to-door service’.

Man aged 101 returns home after hospital treatment for coronavirus

Man aged 101 returns home after hospital treatment for coronavirus

Keith Watson was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday.

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