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Three rail workers jump clear of 125mph train with less than a second to spare

Three rail workers jump clear of 125mph train with less than a second to spare

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch found the incident was caused by miscommunication between Network Rail workers.

Recall of duty for first wave of retired police officers

Recall of duty for first wave of retired police officers

Many are returning to service to help deal with the pandemic.

Tributes to ‘selfless’ husband and wife who died after getting Covid-19

Tributes to ‘selfless’ husband and wife who died after getting Covid-19

Hefin and Valerie Williams had four children, six grandchildren and 26 foster children.

Mast fires surge over Easter weekend amid 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theories

Mast fires surge over Easter weekend amid 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theories

Mobile UK says 20 suspected arson attacks took place over the weekend, including one in Huddersfield involving a mast used by emergency services.

Sturgeon urges people to seek help for their mental health during lockdown

Sturgeon urges people to seek help for their mental health during lockdown

The First Minister said that the NHS and mental health support remains available as isolation and bereavement take their toll.

‘Emergency laws needed’ to protect doctors from Covid-19 legal challenges

‘Emergency laws needed’ to protect doctors from Covid-19 legal challenges

The Medical Protection organisation said treatment decisions could be challenged.

Man wrongly convicted of coronavirus offence in ‘astonishing’ misuse of powers

Man wrongly convicted of coronavirus offence in ‘astonishing’ misuse of powers

The 21-year-old’s £60 fine has been set aside.

The NHS workers who have died during the Covid-19 outbreak

The NHS workers who have died during the Covid-19 outbreak

From doctors to porters, dozens of frontline workers have already died in the fight against the pandemic.

Doctors tell people to keep vaccines up to date during pandemic

Doctors tell people to keep vaccines up to date during pandemic

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned more than 100 million children could miss out on measles injections due to Covid-19.

Veteran raises £4 million for the NHS by walking laps in his garden

Veteran raises £4 million for the NHS by walking laps in his garden

A 99-year-old army veteran has set himself a challenge to walk 100 laps of his garden before he turns 100.

Imagination Technologies welcomes call to answer MPs’ questions on China links

Imagination Technologies welcomes call to answer MPs’ questions on China links

The British tech firm has been the subject of reports Chinese investors are attempting to seize control of the company.

Experts warn against ending lockdown early despite ‘incredibly grim’ OBR report

Experts warn against ending lockdown early despite ‘incredibly grim’ OBR report

Ending the lockdown too soon could lead to more deaths and tougher restrictions later on, a think tank cautioned.

Falconers ensure show goes on behind closed doors for castle’s birds of prey

Falconers ensure show goes on behind closed doors for castle’s birds of prey

Warwick Castle head falconer Chris O’Donnell said his team works with the birds from dawn until dusk every day.

Cummings back in Downing Street after recovering from suspected coronavirus

Cummings back in Downing Street after recovering from suspected coronavirus

Boris Johnson’s aide Dominic Cummings returned to Number 10 but the Prime Minister remains off work as he recovers from Covid-19.

Edwin Morgan centenary celebrations reimagined online

Edwin Morgan centenary celebrations reimagined online

Organisers say they have expanded on the physical programme in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak to ‘generate new spaces to celebrate and share’.

Over 2,000 jobs at risk as Oasis and Warehouse eye administration

Over 2,000 jobs at risk as Oasis and Warehouse eye administration

The Oasis and Warehouse Group is expected to appoint Deloitte as its administrator.

Zoo celebrates as one of UK’s oldest penguins turns 30

Zoo celebrates as one of UK’s oldest penguins turns 30

Rosie, a South American Humboldt penguin, has been at Sewerby Hall and Gardens since 1990 as part of the zoo’s breeding programme.

Coronavirus patient clapped by NHS staff as he leaves intensive care unit

Coronavirus patient clapped by NHS staff as he leaves intensive care unit

The clip by the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh’s critical care team has been viewed tens of thousands of times online.

Covid-19: What could a route out of lockdown look like?

Covid-19: What could a route out of lockdown look like?

The UK has been subject to strict social distancing measures for more than three weeks, with experts due to review these in the coming days.

Virgin Atlantic plane brings hundreds of thousands of PPE items from China to UK

Virgin Atlantic plane brings hundreds of thousands of PPE items from China to UK

The vital supplies were transported on a cargo-only flight chartered by the NHS and the Department of Health and Social Care.

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