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The Beckhams and Gordon Ramsay lead the stars in the nationwide applause for the NHS

The Beckhams and Gordon Ramsay lead the stars in the nationwide applause for the NHS

Frankie Bridge and Stacey Solomon led the stars in the nationwide 8pm applause for the NHS and key workers on Thursday night.

UK airports are STILL operating 'like it's a normal day'

UK airports are STILL operating 'like it's a normal day'

Passengers returning to London's Heathrow Airport have taken fire at the lack of testing and medical advice being issued amid the coronavirus outbreak.

NHS data shows 66% of coronavirus patients hooked up to ventilators will die

NHS data shows 66% of coronavirus patients hooked up to ventilators will die

A report from the Intensive Care National Audit and Research Center (ICNARC) found coronavirus patients in the UK who are put on ventilation only survive a third of the time.

Coronavirus UK: Matt Hancock promises 100k new tests a DAY

Coronavirus UK: Matt Hancock promises 100k new tests a DAY

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he 'gets' why people have been demanding a huge escalation in testing as he issued a plea for the wider science industry to help boost capacity.

Coronavirus UK: Ill-looking Boris Johnson joins Clap for Carers

Coronavirus UK: Ill-looking Boris Johnson joins Clap for Carers

A sickly-looking Boris Johnson (pictured) tonight took to his doorstep amid his coronavirus quarantine in Downing Street, London to applaud NHS workers up and down the country.

Coronavirus: 1M cases worldwide as pandemic explodes in US

Coronavirus: 1M cases worldwide as pandemic explodes in US

The virus has killed more than 51,000 across the world with the largest number of deaths in Italy, followed by Spain and the US. Pictured. A body being wheeled out of a hospital in New York City.

As Eddie Large dies of coronavirus, here's how he gave Britain... a large helping of laughter 

As Eddie Large dies of coronavirus, here's how he gave Britain... a large helping of laughter 

CHRISTOPHER STEVENS: The day Spike Milligan died, motormouth comedian Eddie Large was waiting for a heart transplant.

Amazon brings in anti-virus measures after 'hotbed' claim

Amazon brings in anti-virus measures after 'hotbed' claim

The internet retail giant is to roll out temperature checks and face masks for front-line workers in Europe and the US by early next week.

The original Dragons' Den warehouse hits the rental market 

The original Dragons' Den warehouse hits the rental market 

It's the Victorian warehouse where dozens of fledgling entrepreneurs pitched for lucrative business deals on Dragons' Den and now it's hit the rental market.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge share phone call with NHS doctors and nurses

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge share phone call with NHS doctors and nurses

Prince William, 37, and Kate Middleton, 38, spoke to doctors and nurses at the Queen's Hospital Burton, Staffordshire, and the University Hospital Monklands in North Lanarkshire.

Shocking price of man's inhumanity to woman

Shocking price of man's inhumanity to woman

British foreign correspondent Christina Lamb, chronicles mass-rape in war in a devastating new book, featuring interviews with survivors.

Matt Hancock pledges to write off £13.4billion of NHS debt during coronavirus crisis

Matt Hancock pledges to write off £13.4billion of NHS debt during coronavirus crisis

Matt Hancock has written off £13.4billion of historic NHS debt in a bid to strengthen the health system amid the raging coronavirus pandemic (pictured, the Health Secretary at No10).

Fly-tipping waste rises 300% because of staff shortages at tips amid coronavirus pandemic

Fly-tipping waste rises 300% because of staff shortages at tips amid coronavirus pandemic

Cases of fly-tipping across Britain have sky rocketed as coronavirus chaos sweeps the nation, with many tips up and down the country being closed completely or left severely short staffed.

Professor John Newton tasked with overseeing government coronavirus test vow

Professor John Newton tasked with overseeing government coronavirus test vow

Speaking this afternoon , Health Secretary Matt Hancock pledged to carry out 100,000 coronavirus tests every day by the end of the month, tasking Professor John Newton with delivering the target.

Jenson Button shares snap of son Hendrix after hip dysplasia surgery

Jenson Button shares snap of son Hendrix after hip dysplasia surgery

Jenson Button has shared an adorable picture of his smiling son Hendrix, eight months, after he underwent surgery for his hip dysplasia.

Coronavirus US: Heartbreaking image shows father separated from his wife as she miscarried

Coronavirus US: Heartbreaking image shows father separated from his wife as she miscarried

Jared Gliem, from Pennsylvania, was not allowed to go into the infertility clinic with his wife Sarah when they arrived, suspecting that she was suffering a miscarriage.

Flight-tracking images show how skies have emptied because of the coronavirus crisis

Flight-tracking images show how skies have emptied because of the coronavirus crisis

A data analyst from Florida-based Stratos Jet Charters used his Flightradar24 account to take snapshots of air traffic on March 1/2 at 9am and April 1/2 at 9am - and the difference is marked.

Casino where Wayne Rooney 'lost £500,000 in a two-hour spree' is fined £13million

Casino where Wayne Rooney 'lost £500,000 in a two-hour spree' is fined £13million

Caesar's Entertainment, which runs eight UK casinos including at the Playboy Club in Mayfair, will pay £13m for failing to protect customers it designated as VIPs and prevent money laundering.

When Coleridge found Wordsworth in bed with the love of his life the poets fell out bitterly

When Coleridge found Wordsworth in bed with the love of his life the poets fell out bitterly

Jonathan Bate has penned a biography about the life of poet William Wordsworth. Author says William who was born in Cumberland did his best work after meeting Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Classic guide to getting hammered!

Classic guide to getting hammered!

American professor of classics Michael Fontaine, has translated Vincent Obsopoeus's Latin poem The Art Of Drinking into English. The poet penned the work in 1536.

NASA tests giant 21-foot mirror on James Webb telescope for the first time in simulated zero-gravity

NASA tests giant 21-foot mirror on James Webb telescope for the first time in simulated zero-gravity

In an unprecedented step, NASA tested a giant 21-foot mirror on its James Webb space telescope that is designed to observe a range of frequencies not currently seen by Hubble.

Keep laughing and read on!  our pick of the most riotously funny stories ever written 

Keep laughing and read on!  our pick of the most riotously funny stories ever written 

British writer Roger Lewis, rounded up a selection of the funniest stories ever written. Among his picks is the eccentric absurdity of the Starkadders in Cold Comfort Farm.

Coronavirus UK: 'Immunity certificates' may ease lockdown

Coronavirus UK: 'Immunity certificates' may ease lockdown

Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted Number 10 was looking at the move at a Downing Street press conference tonight. German officials have already announced they will roll out the certificates.

The one battle he could not win: Soldier turned MP Dan Jarvis

The one battle he could not win: Soldier turned MP Dan Jarvis

Former paratrooper Dan Jarvis, who is now Labour MP for Barnsley Central, has penned a memoir revealing the horrors of war and the heart-wrenching death of his first wife Caroline.

ALEX BRUMMER: Scale of economic wipe-out from Covid-19 is horrifying

ALEX BRUMMER: Scale of economic wipe-out from Covid-19 is horrifying

Alarmist forecasts of more than 20m job losses in the US, and a 10 per cent plus loss of output in Britain and in America in the second quarter, look likely to be a reality.

Oil up 20% on hopes Saudis and Russia are close to ending price war

Oil up 20% on hopes Saudis and Russia are close to ending price war

Crude rose to $30 a barrel after trading at 18-year lows for several days. During a brief spike prices jumped by 47 per cent - the highest gain ever recorded. However, oil is still well down on the year.

Customers vent anger at Ocado meltdown

Customers vent anger at Ocado meltdown

FTI Consulting said that Ocado had seen a 'stark deterioration in scores,' while 'Morrisons, Tesco and Asda have all improved'. Waitrose ranked the strongest in recent weeks.

Welcome to Zoombombing: This teen is crashing random classes on Zoom

Welcome to Zoombombing: This teen is crashing random classes on Zoom

Malissa Cordova, 17, graduated early and has nothing better to do. She has been soliciting Zoom codes for high school classes on TikTok and dropping in unannounced.

America is the first country in the world with more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths in a day

America is the first country in the world with more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths in a day

Deaths rose by 1,047 on Wednesday - the deadliest 24 hours anywhere in the world - and continued to rise throughout the day on Thursday, bringing the total to 5,647 across the United States.

Coronavirus may damage the brains of some patients, reports suggests 

Coronavirus may damage the brains of some patients, reports suggests 

Patients in Florida, Michigan, China and Italy have come to hospitals with symptoms like confusion and even seizures due to a rare brain-swelling complication of coronavirus infection.

US unemployment claims soar to 6.6million

US unemployment claims soar to 6.6million

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits last week have shot to 6.6 million as more states enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

How the coronavirus pandemic has more than DOUBLED in size in a week

How the coronavirus pandemic has more than DOUBLED in size in a week

Data collated by the World Health Organization shows there were 414,000 cases of the life-threatening infection on March 25, and around 18,400 people had died. The numbers have doubled in a week.

Surgeon kicked over coronavirus fears sets up  website for NHS workers in need 

Surgeon kicked over coronavirus fears sets up website for NHS workers in need 

Orthopaedic surgeon, Joseph Alsousou, who was asked to leave his Oxford home over his landlord's virus fears has set up a website to match vacant rooms to NHS workers in need.

Apple could release a camera app  that SPEAKS to help the visually impaired snap the perfect photo

Apple could release a camera app that SPEAKS to help the visually impaired snap the perfect photo

Apple's latest patent is for a camera app that speaks to users in order to help those who are visually impaired snap the perfect photo. It tells users where faces are in the frame, allowing them to adjust.

Human ancestor Homo erectus existed 200,000 years before previously thought

Human ancestor Homo erectus existed 200,000 years before previously thought

Analysis of ancient skull fragments found near Johannesburg push the origin of the species back further than was thought, to between 2.05 and 1.95million years ago.

'They made the ultimate sacrifice': Matt Hancock hails medics killed saving lives from coronavirus

'They made the ultimate sacrifice': Matt Hancock hails medics killed saving lives from coronavirus

The Health Secretary spoke after doctors from minority communities died this week while working tirelessly for the NHS as the number of patients grew.

Former Formula 1 boss to become a father for the fourth time with wife Fabiana Flosi 

Former Formula 1 boss to become a father for the fourth time with wife Fabiana Flosi 

The billionaire businessman, who is currently at his farm near Sao Paul, Brazil amid the coronavirus crisis, is said to be gearing up to welcome his first son in July.

Inside Holly Willoughby's £3million home: Star shares insight into life during coronavirus lockdown

Inside Holly Willoughby's £3million home: Star shares insight into life during coronavirus lockdown

The This Morning host, 39, has teased a glimpse into what her home life is like during coronavirus lockdown.

Pizza Hut driver and customer awkwardly negotiate delivery sticking to social distancing rules 

Pizza Hut driver and customer awkwardly negotiate delivery sticking to social distancing rules 

Johnny Quirarte, from Sparta, Wisconsin, recorded himself negotiating with a Pizza Hut delivery driver how they would exchange the food and cash while still socially distancing.

Sainsbury's brings back its one-hour bike delivery service Chop Chop

Sainsbury's brings back its one-hour bike delivery service Chop Chop

Chop Chop was halted while shops refilled shelves after customers went into a stockpiling frenzy last month. But the service will be relaunched for Londoners within 1.8 miles of Blackfriars.

Can you tell which one of these mice is smiling? Clue: it's very subtle

Can you tell which one of these mice is smiling? Clue: it's very subtle

Mice, like humans, have facial expressions that can reveal their emotional state, according to researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology.

Yob steals vital protective equipment from patient transport ambulance amid coronavirus crisis

Yob steals vital protective equipment from patient transport ambulance amid coronavirus crisis

The brazen criminal broke into the vehicle (pictured) - which had a sign saying it was being used by the health service to move patients to hospitals - in Kirkby, Merseyside.

Novel containing just eight short paragraphs is shortlisted for International Booker Prize 

Novel containing just eight short paragraphs is shortlisted for International Booker Prize 

Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor, translated by Sophie Hughes from Spanish, has just eight paragraphs. Each chapter is a single paragraph.

Mother waved to neighbour hours before partner shot her and two children

Mother waved to neighbour hours before partner shot her and two children

Robert Needham, 42, is thought to have shot Kelly Fitzgibbons, 40, and their two children Ava, four and Lexi, two, before killing himself at their home in the village of Woodmancote, West Sussex.

Coronavirus: Health Secretary Matt Hancock tells Premier League footballers to 'take a pay cut'

Coronavirus: Health Secretary Matt Hancock tells Premier League footballers to 'take a pay cut'

Health Secretary Matt Hancock tonight demanded Premier League footballers 'play their part' in the fight against coronavirus as he told them: 'Take a pay cut'.

The Royal Family share a touching tribute to the nation's teachers and support workers

The Royal Family share a touching tribute to the nation's teachers and support workers

The British Royal Family shared a tribute to the UK's teachers, volunteers and support workers on their Instagram story. Among the snaps is the Queen's visit to a primary school in East London.

Doctor returns to work after recovering from coronavirus to find over-capacity intensive care unit

Doctor returns to work after recovering from coronavirus to find over-capacity intensive care unit

Dr David Hepburn was left aching and bed-ridden by coronavirus, but has now returned to the frontline at Royal Gwent Hospital's ICU in Newport, South Wales.

Investigation launched after dead chick is tied to railings on road named in honour of WWI soldiers

Investigation launched after dead chick is tied to railings on road named in honour of WWI soldiers

WARNING: Article contains images some readers may find distressing. A dead chick was found tied to the railings of road named in honour of WWI soldiers in Folkestone, Kent.

Father, 52, with terminal cancer pleads with the nation to take coronavirus lockdown seriously

Father, 52, with terminal cancer pleads with the nation to take coronavirus lockdown seriously

Simon Cowls, 52, from Yelverton, Devon, is currently on antibody treatment and is in the highest risk group from coronavirus complications due to his terminal cancer.

Police in Ecuador collect 150 bodies from city streets amid coronavirus pandemic

Police in Ecuador collect 150 bodies from city streets amid coronavirus pandemic

Police in Ecuador have collected at least 150 bodies from streets and homes in Guayaquil, the Government has said (pictured, coffins outside Guasmo Sur General Hospital in Guayaquil).

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