Choir attends virtual rehearsal during Covid-19 lockdown

Choir attends virtual rehearsal during Covid-19 lockdown

Credit: Battersea Power Station Community Choir. The Battersea Power Station Community Choir has utilised technology to keep its rehearsals going during the coronavirus lockdown. Here is a look at one of its virtual rehearsal sessions with choir d...
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Ireland lockdown: Young girl reads story to calves

Ireland lockdown: Young girl reads story to calves

Georgie Hynes, 6, has been reading stories to her family's calves at their farm in Aherla, west of Cork City, after the coronavirus pandemic saw people in Ireland and the United Kingdom ordered to remain in their homes.
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EasyJet grounds entire aircraft fleet due to coronavirus

EasyJet grounds entire aircraft fleet due to coronavirus

EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of aircraft due to the coronavirus pandemic, the airline has announced. The Luton-based carrier said parking all 344 of its planes "removes significant cost" as the aviation industry struggles to cope with a ...
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This is the new Audi A3

This is the new Audi A3

With the new VW Golf bursting onto the scene at the end of 2019, the arrival of similarly-sized models from the sister brands were inevitable - such are the ways of the Volkswagen Group. So, here's the new Audi A3.
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Brexit briefing: 276 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 276 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.
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Which team has spent most time top of the league?

Which team has spent most time top of the league?

We take a look at the side that has spent the most days top of the football league since its inception in 1888. Though Manchester United and Liverpool being at the top may not surprise many, some of the clubs that crop up earlier may raise eyebrows.
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Boris Johnson reveals 20,000 NHS staff have returned to service

Boris Johnson reveals 20,000 NHS staff have returned to service

Behind closed doors in quarantine Boris Johnson announced that 20,000 NHS staff have returned to the service to help in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
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10 ways to keep in touch digitally while under lockdown

10 ways to keep in touch digitally while under lockdown

Life under lockdown has seen once busy social lives grind to a halt and families left unable to visit each other. Here are a few ideas to keep your diaries full for the near future.
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Coronavirus: How has sport been affected?

Coronavirus: How has sport been affected?

A look at how the sporting calendar has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Scottish Government will seek to pass new law preventing tenants from eviction

Scottish Government will seek to pass new law preventing tenants from eviction

No-one will be evicted from their homes during the coronavirus pandemic, Scotland's First Minister vows as she announces plans for new emergency legislation.
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It could take UK six months to return to normal says deputy chief medical officer

It could take UK six months to return to normal says deputy chief medical officer

Deputy chief medical officer Dr Jenny Harries says that it could be six months or longer before the country gets back to normal from the coronavirus pandemic. At the same briefing Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announces that millions of items ...
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Tips on helping children cope during coronavirus crisis

Tips on helping children cope during coronavirus crisis

Dr Emma Maynard from the University of Portsmouth shares her tips for helping children cope during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr Maynard recommends making use of technology, good nutrition and play.
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Jeremy Corbyn's time as Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn's time as Labour leader

A look back at Jeremy Corbyn's near five-year stint as Labour leader. The Labour Party will announce its new leader on April 4 2020.
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Eagle chicks named after PM and Chancellor

Eagle chicks named after PM and Chancellor

A pair of Steller's sea eagles have been named Rishi and Boris, in homage to the Chancellor and Prime Minister at the National Centre for Birds of Prey in North Yorkshire. The centre was "saved" by the Government's job retention scheme, so its d...
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Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths pass 1,200

Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths pass 1,200

A look at the latest figures behind coronavirus as UK deaths jumped to 1,228 as of 5pm on March 28.
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Michael Gove: 'There was confusion' over EU ventilator scheme

Michael Gove: 'There was confusion' over EU ventilator scheme

Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove says there was "some confusion" over communications with the EU regarding ventilator procurement. Downing Street earlier this week said the UK had decided to pursue its own scheme rather than joining the EU's ...
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Brexit briefing: 277 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 277 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.
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Boris Johnson writes to every home in the UK warning 'things will get worse before they get better'

Boris Johnson writes to every home in the UK warning 'things will get worse before they get better'

Boris Johnson is warning every household he could impose even stricter lockdown measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak as it inevitably worsens. The Prime Minister, who is self-isolating with Covid-19, is writing to every address telling peo...
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Woman in hospital with Covid-19 urges public not to stockpile medicine

Woman in hospital with Covid-19 urges public not to stockpile medicine

A woman currently in hospital with suspected Covid-19 has urged the public not to panic buy and to stay at home. Delia Colwill, who suffers from a spinal cord injury, explains her symptoms and says the virus has "absolutely knocked me sideways".
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Memorable London Marathon moments

Memorable London Marathon moments

Here's a look at some of the most memorable London Marathon moments.
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has temporary prison leave extended

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has temporary prison leave extended

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has said her temporary leave from prison in Iran has been extended. Richard Ratcliffe said his wife's father had been told her temporary release from Evin prison in Tehran - granted in response to the Covi...
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The father/daughter cricket commentating team

The father/daughter cricket commentating team

A cricket commentator has been training his daughter in his art form as part of her homeschooling during the coronavirus lockdown in the UK. The pair have produced a series of videos in which they share words on classic cricketing encounters as ...
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Trump sends off naval hospital ship USNS Comfort

Trump sends off naval hospital ship USNS Comfort

Donald Trump speaks in Virginia as part of a send-off for the Comfort, which is going to New York to help the city combat coronavirus. He calls the USNS Comfort "a 70,000-tonne message of hope and solidarity to the incredible people of New York."
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Have Meghan and Harry moved to California?

Have Meghan and Harry moved to California?

Rumours suggest that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have left Canada for the west coast of America.The hearsay comes shortly after it was announced Meghan would be voicing a new film about a family of elephants, Disneynature's Elephant, for Disney+.
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New measures to help businesses during coronavirus crisis announced

New measures to help businesses during coronavirus crisis announced

Business Secretary Alok Sharma says there will be new measures to improve the insolvency system, employers unable to take annual leave will be able to carry it over and new producers of hand sanitiser will be able to bring products to market sooner.
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Cubicles in London's ExCel centre show likely scale of coronavirus crisis

Cubicles in London's ExCel centre show likely scale of coronavirus crisis

Rows upon rows of cubicles hastily erected in London's ExCel centre show the expected scale of the explosion in numbers of coronavirus patients. The effort should see the temporary facility in the capital's Docklands open its doors this week to i...
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Royal Mint to make up to 4,000 visors a day for hospital staff

Royal Mint to make up to 4,000 visors a day for hospital staff

The Royal Mint is to manufacture up to 4,000 medical visors per day to help protect NHS staff from coronavirus. Engineers developed a successful prototype in 48 hours and the first visors are already in use at a hospital in Wales. Since news of ...
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Military ensure motorists comply with 'essential' travel restrictions

Military ensure motorists comply with 'essential' travel restrictions

Members of the military and police at a checkpoint in North Yorkshire. They are ensuring that only essential journeys are being made by motorists, in line with Government restrictions.
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Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths pass 1,000

Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths pass 1,000

A look at the latest figures behind coronavirus as UK deaths jumped to 1,019 as of 9am on March 28.
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Coronavirus: Johnson, Jack and Hancock next to each other in Commons

Coronavirus: Johnson, Jack and Hancock next to each other in Commons

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Scottish Secretary Alister Jack and Heath Secretary Matt Hancock sat next to each other ahead of PMQs on March 25. Mr Johnson and Mr Hancock have since tested positive for Covid-19, while Mr Jack says he has symptoms.
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NHS staff conduct Covid-19 tests at Chessington drive-through centre

NHS staff conduct Covid-19 tests at Chessington drive-through centre

NHS staff conduct drive-through coronavirus tests at Chessington World of Adventures. It is one of many temporary new sites setting up to samples from NHS workers in a bid to prevent them having to self-isolate due to symptoms.
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Coe 'we were confronting a losing battle' over Olympics

Coe 'we were confronting a losing battle' over Olympics

World Athletics president Lord Coe reflects on the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, saying it was becoming "an untenable position".
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Bomb detonated on Portsmouth beach

Bomb detonated on Portsmouth beach

An unexploded device has been detonated after it washed up on a south coast beach. The Royal Navy's bomb disposal squad was dispatched to blow up the shell and some flares which were found on Southsea beach in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
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What is PPE?

What is PPE?

Demand continues to rise for personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus pandemic. What is it and why is there such clamour across the world to secure it in large quantities?
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Brexit briefing: 278 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 278 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.
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'National hero' teachers urged to remain at work during Easter holidays

'National hero' teachers urged to remain at work during Easter holidays

Welsh Education Minister Kirsty Williams calls on school staff to do what they can to keep schools open for NHS staff and carers during the two weeks that should have been the Easter holidays.
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World's oldest man Bob Weighton celebrating his 112th birthday in isolation

World's oldest man Bob Weighton celebrating his 112th birthday in isolation

The world's oldest man celebrates his 112th birthday amid the Covid-19 crisis. Bob Weighton, from Alton, Hampshire, took up the title of the oldest man in the world last month after the death of the previous holder Chitetsu Watanabe of Japan.
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Coronavirus - what events were cancelled this weekend?

Coronavirus - what events were cancelled this weekend?

A look at some of the sport and entertainment events that were due to take place this weekend before coronavirus forced a cancellation.
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Trump signs $2.2 trillion economic rescue package

Trump signs $2.2 trillion economic rescue package

President Donald Trump signs a $2.2 trillion economic rescue package, calling the bill much-needed relief for American workers reeling from the economic tumult caused by the coronavirus.
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Wembley lights up for Italy

Wembley lights up for Italy

Wembley lit up in red, white and green to mark an England v Italy football friendly that should have been played on Friday evening. The game had to be postponed in line with the shutdown of all football in the UK.
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Wembley stadium lights up in Italian colours in homage to game that was supposed to be played

Wembley stadium lights up in Italian colours in homage to game that was supposed to be played

The Wembley arch is lit up in Italian colours on the evening they were supposed to play England before the coronavirus pandemic swept across Europe.
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Boots to assist in the delivery of coronavirus tests

Boots to assist in the delivery of coronavirus tests

Credit: Boots The high street chain are assisting in delivering tests for coronavirus but confirmed they would not be done in-store. NHS frontline staff will start to be tested next week in a move aimed at boosting the workforce and allow those...
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Two women break the record for cycling around the world on a tandem

Two women break the record for cycling around the world on a tandem

Catherine Dixon and Rachael Marsden, known as Cat and Raz, have broken the record for cycling around the world on a tandem. They cycled more than 18,000 miles across five continents raising money for charity.
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'Our fightback starts now': Stormont defiant as leaders defend Covid-19 strategy

'Our fightback starts now': Stormont defiant as leaders defend Covid-19 strategy

Northern Ireland deputy leader Michelle O'Neill makes a plea for the public to stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
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Farm creates drive-thru shop to protect customers from coronavirus

Farm creates drive-thru shop to protect customers from coronavirus

Tulleys Farm in West Sussex has created a drive-thru shopping experience to protect customers from contracting coronavirus.
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Frontline NHS staff to receive coronavirus tests next week

Frontline NHS staff to receive coronavirus tests next week

NHS England Chief Executive Sir Simon Stevens announces that testing of frontline NHS staff to determine whether they have or have had coronavirus will start next week.
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Coronavirus: NHS Scotland deliver much needed PPE

Coronavirus: NHS Scotland deliver much needed PPE

Deliveries of much needed PPE are being being sent out from NHS Scotland's warehouse in Lanarkshire
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Michael Gove: PM continues to lead effort against Covid-19

Michael Gove: PM continues to lead effort against Covid-19

Michael Gove gives the daily briefing on coronavirus as Boris Johnson self-isolates. He says the prime minister continues to lead the UK's response against coronavirus. He announces that the government has brought together universities, business...
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