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Care homes account for 40% of all coronavirus deaths in week to May 1 – ONS

Care homes account for 40% of all coronavirus deaths in week to May 1 – ONS

At least 10,535 Covid-19-related deaths to date have taken place outside hospitals.

Colleagues spring surprise for doctor forced to miss daughter’s first birthday

Colleagues spring surprise for doctor forced to miss daughter’s first birthday

Dr Rory Nolan hasn’t seen his wife and daughter in more than two months and was forced to spend Francesca’s birthday away from her.

EasyJet founder promises £5m to whistleblowers in bid to cancel Airbus deal

EasyJet founder promises £5m to whistleblowers in bid to cancel Airbus deal

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has said the £4.5bn Airbus contract could bankrupt easyJet.

Covid-19: Furlough scheme extension expected as UK death toll passes 40,000

Covid-19: Furlough scheme extension expected as UK death toll passes 40,000

Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the new contact tracing app will be rolled out across England shortly.

Archaeologists working from home make new discoveries

Archaeologists working from home make new discoveries

A team at the University of Exeter have found parts of two Roman roads and 20 prehistoric burial mounds, as well as hundreds of medieval farms.

Stonehenge summer solstice celebrations cancelled

Stonehenge summer solstice celebrations cancelled

English Heritage said it will stream the solstice online.

Around 450 jobs set to be axed by operator of P&O Cruises and Cunard

Around 450 jobs set to be axed by operator of P&O Cruises and Cunard

This represents more than a quarter of the workforce at Southampton-based Carnival UK.

US claims decision on Anne Sacoolas extradition is final

US claims decision on Anne Sacoolas extradition is final

The spokesman for Harry Dunn’s family said an Interpol Red Notice was issued for Sacoolas on Monday.

Passengers urged to face away from each other on crowded public transport

Passengers urged to face away from each other on crowded public transport

New guidance issued by the Department for Transport states that passengers should minimise the time they spend near other people.

Station ticket office worker dies with Covid-19 after being spat at

Station ticket office worker dies with Covid-19 after being spat at

Belly Mujinga was assaulted at Victoria station.

Morrisons enjoys lockdown sales boost, but sees fuel and costs hit

Morrisons enjoys lockdown sales boost, but sees fuel and costs hit

The Bradford-based chain reported a 5.7% rise in group like-for-like sales, excluding fuel, in the 14 weeks to May 10.

Ryanair to restore 40% of flights from July 1

Ryanair to restore 40% of flights from July 1

The airline plans to operate two out of five flights, subject to government restrictions being lifted, and airport hygiene standards.

Lord Hague urges Boris Johnson to drop slogans

Lord Hague urges Boris Johnson to drop slogans

The current messaging is ‘stay alert, control the virus and save lives’.

Chancellor set to extend furlough scheme as lockdown eases

Chancellor set to extend furlough scheme as lockdown eases

The maximum rate of support, however, is expected to be reduced.

Stonehenge solstice celebrations called off – report

Stonehenge solstice celebrations called off – report

Restrictions on public gatherings mean the traditional event cannot take place.

Man spends nearly £2,000 buying shopping for NHS and elderly

Man spends nearly £2,000 buying shopping for NHS and elderly

Dean Vine’s employer Thames Water is now matching the £1,700 he has spent.

How Florence Nightingale shaped the way modern nurses are tackling coronavirus

How Florence Nightingale shaped the way modern nurses are tackling coronavirus

Nightingale pioneered many of the practices carried out today, such as maintaining good hygiene and regularly washing hands.

Stormont leaders intend to publish five-step recovery plan

Stormont leaders intend to publish five-step recovery plan

There will be no milestone dates in the phased blueprint, with progress instead triggered by meeting certain scientific and public health criteria.

What the papers say – May 12

What the papers say – May 12

The easing of lockdown – and the new rules – lead most of Tuesday’s papers.

Police officer to face court over murder of woman found in pub car park

Police officer to face court over murder of woman found in pub car park

Timothy Brehmer is due at Poole Magistrates’ Court.

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