A man has been imprisoned after he claimed to have been a resident of Grenfell Tower to defraud a London council of nearly Â£32,000. Sheffick Brimer, 50, of no fixed address, was sentenced to five years following his conviction for fraud by false representation in a trial at Isleworth Crown Court, Scotland Yard said in […]
Former health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said the Government must ensure hospital staff treating coronavirus patients have the protective equipment they need. He said there were concerns that not all NHS staff were receiving the correct personal protection equipment (PPE)..
A man could face jail or a large fine after being arrested on the Isle of Man for failing to follow its coronavirus self-isolation rules. The detention of the man, reportedly aged 26, came after the Crown dependencys Government announced earlier this week that everyone arriving on the island must self-isolate for 14 days, regardless […]
Conservative MP Maria Caulfield has said “we desperately need people” to help the NHS in its fight against coronavirus as she announced she was returning to her job as a nurse alongside her political role. She said: “I have kept my nursing registration since I became an MP in 2015.”.
Alex Salmond could have been a “better man” but is not guilty of sexual offences, his lawyer has told jurors at his trial. Gordon Jackson QC, defending, said there was a “pattern” where “something that was thought nothing of at the time” has become a criminal charge in the High Court in Edinburgh..
World leaders have warned of “record” economic pain as the coronavirus pandemic worsened. Globally, the death toll from Covid-19 passed 10,000 and infections exceeded 244,000, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally..
Eurostar has slashed its timetables due to demand collapsing. The Cross-Channel rail operator is running just 10 trains on Friday, compared with its usual schedule of 56..
The Chancellor is to unveil an emergency package aimed at protecting workers jobs and wages as they face hardship in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Rishi Sunak has been under pressure from Labour, unions and even senior Tory MPs to do more to help workers and the stalling economy weather the crisis..
Dame Vera Lynn calls for the British public to find .
The bill, 329 pages in total, gives a range of powers to Government to combat the virus.