After sponsoring a refugee family to move to Canada, one Vancouver Island resident found her kindness repaid when they brought her a food parcel while she was self-isolating. Robin Stevenson, originally from Leeds, found herself having to stay inside her house after returning from Mexico in early March..
Qantas is to operate the first non-stop flight from Darwin to Heathrow as travellers struggle to return to the UK amid the coronavirus crisis. Its flagship Sydney to London service usually flies via Singapore but, due to travel restrictions on international journeys, the airline has been forced to find an alternative route..
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed plans to open a temporary hospital at the Excel exhibition centre to treat Coronavirus patients..
A police force revealed it had received 999 calls about shop opening hours and petrol after Britain was put on coronavirus lockdown on Monday night. West Yorkshire Police contact management centre said callers had asked what time a supermarket opened and whether the force could deliver fuel following Prime Minister Boris Johnsons announcement..
People using ATMs and spending cash should be maintaining hygiene precautions, according to the UKs cash machine network. Link said that, as expected, consumers ATM and cash use has fallen significantly – by around 50% – over the past few days..
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said he told Prime Minister Boris Johnson “forcibly” that construction workers should not be going into work. Mr Khan said he advised Mr Johnson at a Cobra meeting on Monday that quite a lot of construction is not “critical or essential”..
A further patient in Wales who tested positive for coronavirus has died, bringing the countrys total to 17. Public Health Wales said 60 new cases had tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the number to 478, but warned the true number of cases is likely to be higher..
CCTV images have been released of four men following a racially-aggravated assault in a west London pub. Metropolitan Police are investigating an assault of a barman which took place in Portobello Road in Notting Hill on Saturday February 15..
Sports Direct has said it will close its stores in a major U-turn after initially calling for its workers to continue selling sports and fitness equipment in the face of coronavirus. Chris Wootton, chief finance officer of owner Frasers Group, said its Sports Direct and Evans Cycles stores will not open on Tuesday..
Doctors and nurses across the world have pleaded for supplies such as masks and ventilators which are critical in their battle to treat a surging number of coronavirus patients. The call comes as governments continue to roll out measures to put more than a fifth of the worlds population – 1.5 billion people – under […]