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Key questions answered on impact of pandemic on holidays

Key questions answered on impact of pandemic on holidays

When will flights resume, what are the risks, and how will holidays change?

9 million easyJet passengers have travel details exposed in cyber attack

9 million easyJet passengers have travel details exposed in cyber attack

The airline insisted there is ‘no evidence that any personal information of any nature has been misused’.

Author Neil Gaiman apologies over lockdown journey from New Zealand to Skye

Author Neil Gaiman apologies over lockdown journey from New Zealand to Skye

The American Gods writer said he had ‘done something stupid’ and urged people not to follow in his footsteps.

Great-great-grandmother knits model hospital to raise funds for NHS

Great-great-grandmother knits model hospital to raise funds for NHS

The Knittingale Hospital will have four wards, an X-ray department and a coffee shop.

Double transplant boy’s parents welcome donor law change

Double transplant boy’s parents welcome donor law change

Frankie Lord’s parents stressed that the law change does not affect under-18s whose parents still need to consent to donate an organ.

In Video: Swimmers make splash on return to Serpentine

In Video: Swimmers make splash on return to Serpentine

With social distancing guidelines in place, the Serpentine Swimming Club is back in action.

Woman killed in drive-by attack died from single gunshot wound to the chest

Woman killed in drive-by attack died from single gunshot wound to the chest

Police believe 19-year-old Aya Hachem was not the intended target.

Scientists dismiss claims ‘mega doses’ of vitamin D can protect against Covid-19

Scientists dismiss claims ‘mega doses’ of vitamin D can protect against Covid-19

Some articles have claimed that the vitamin can act as a protective measure – which scientists say is “not true”.

What do the latest statistics tell us about Covid-19 deaths?

What do the latest statistics tell us about Covid-19 deaths?

The total number of deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK has passed 44,000.

‘Determined’ disabled man takes on 2.6 challenge for charity

‘Determined’ disabled man takes on 2.6 challenge for charity

Gabe Judge, from Cornwall, has raised more than £14,000 for Scope.

Terror suspect avoids jail for exclusion order breach in legal first

Terror suspect avoids jail for exclusion order breach in legal first

Judge Richard Marks QC handed him five months in jail suspended for 18 months.

‘Long-term’ mental health consequences from lockdown

‘Long-term’ mental health consequences from lockdown

Charities have warned that there are significant risks for the mental health of young people from social restrictions.

Grenfell Inquiry to resume when possible, but not for several weeks

Grenfell Inquiry to resume when possible, but not for several weeks

Chairman Sir Martin Moore-Bick said hearings will not resume until July at the earliest, and only when safe to do so.

Deliveroo expands Majestic Wine partnership for home delivery to 80 stores

Deliveroo expands Majestic Wine partnership for home delivery to 80 stores

The online delivery platform has struggled during the coronavirus crisis as restaurants closed their doors.

Trump treatment: Is hydroxychloroquine approved for Covid-19?

Trump treatment: Is hydroxychloroquine approved for Covid-19?

The US president has repeatedly championed the use of the drug, but there are warnings about adverse side effects.

Wildlife reclaims National Trust sites closed due to lockdown

Wildlife reclaims National Trust sites closed due to lockdown

Peregrines and cuckoos are among the species making themselves at home in some places for the first time in decades.

Wagamama aims to reopen 67 restaurants for deliveries by end of June

Wagamama aims to reopen 67 restaurants for deliveries by end of June

The pan-Asian restaurant chain launched a trial at five of its delivery kitchens earlier this month.

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

From doctors to hospital porters, these are the frontline health and care workers.

At-risk groups more likely to cut down on exercise during lockdown – research

At-risk groups more likely to cut down on exercise during lockdown – research

A suggests those with obesity and heart disease could be increasing their risk in future by reducing exercise by staying indoors.

Companies borrow over £22bn from Government pandemic schemes

Companies borrow over £22bn from Government pandemic schemes

Eight million jobs have been furloughed during the crisis.

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