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Actions for schools during the coronavirus outbreak

What all schools will need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19)…

Key announcements from chancellor's COVID-19 support plan

The chancellor has unveiled his "Winter Economy Plan" to protect…

What do the latest restrictions mean for grassroots sport in England?

New restrictions to try to stop the spread of coronavirus in…

Rishi Sunak unveils new rescue plan for when furlough scheme ends

Rishi Sunak today confirmed the furlough scheme will not be continued…

Coronavirus latest news: Contact tracing app will 'make the country a safer place', says Matt Hancock

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has urged people in England and…

Coronavirus: Download NHS contact tracing app to 'make country a safer place', health secretary urges

Every person who downloads the NHS coronavirus contact tracing…

UK to test vaccines on volunteers deliberately infected with Covid-19

London is to host the world’s first Covid-19 human challenge…

'Covid-19 restrictions could wipe out flu this winter' says Essex director of public health

The director of public health for Essex has repeated his claims…

Google Maps now shows coronavirus outbreaks in your region using a color-coded layer to highlight number of cases

Google Maps is adding a new layer that gives users update information…

Will Boris Johnson ban households from mixing in England?

Boris Johnson has announced further restrictions in England…

Whitty says UK pandemic is 'problem for us all'

Whitty on households mixing: If we don't change course…

Number of new Covid-19 cases falls across south Essex in latest data

The latest statistics released by Public Health England shows…

Cambridgeshire coronavirus: The schools in Cambridgeshire with confirmed cases of Covid-19

As coronavirus cases continue to rise around the UK, parents…

Guidance for full opening: schools

Main changes since this guidance was last updated The following…

Covid symptoms: Is it a cold, flu or coronavirus?

Colds, flu and Covid-19 are caused by different viruses, but…

A Pandemic Is a Terrible Time to Buy Real Estate

More than 40 % of Americans are working from home, and among…

Covid-19: Announcement today re 'Rule of 6' AND 'Track and Trace'

The Prime Minister has this afternoon set out new measures to…

Coronavirus: Call to infect volunteers in Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Nobel laureates are among scientists calling for volunteers to…

Painted stones thank NHS heroes and delight in Saffron Walden

A community midwife was delighted by the sentiment of an anonymous…

As of the 24th July face coverings must be worn

Face coverings will become compulsory in shops and supermarkets…

School in Newport benefits from Government funds for much needed works

Newport’s Joyce Frankland Academy has been allocated a share…

Covid-19 News" Everyone should wear face coverings, says Royal Society

The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus…

Coronavirus: WHO rethinking how Covid-19 spreads in air

The World Health Organization has acknowledged there is emerging…

Coronavirus: What to expect when hairdressers reopen

Hairdressers and barbers can't open soon enough for those of…

Daily update as UK to open up European holidays from 6 July

Here are five things you need to know on Saturday about the coronavirus…

Coronavirus: Cinemas, museums and galleries to reopen as PM takes axe to two-metre distancing rule

The changes taking effect from 4 July will delight business chiefs,…