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Image copyright Dr Deborah Braham Image caption Deborah Braham seen wearing a homemade visor following an “extraordinary” response to her appeal A doctor who urged volunteers to make visors for NHS staff due to a shortage at her hospital says she is “overwhelmed” by the response. More than 75,000 face shields have been produced just […]

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Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Up to 10 million key workers and their households can now book a coronavirus test online or through their employer. The move allows all essential workers in England to register for tests on the government’s website, if they or a family member have virus symptoms. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption From Monday temporary measures will mean passengers will no longer be able to board using the front door Passengers will only be allowed to board London’s buses using the middle door during the coronavirus pandemic, Transport for London (TfL) has said. The changes to protect drivers follow concerns that […]

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Image copyright PIPPA FOWLES / DOWNING STREET HANDOUT Image caption The PM outside Downing Street before he was admitted to hospital Boris Johnson “must rest up” after he was moved from intensive care with coronavirus, his father has said. Stanley Johnson told the BBC’s Today: “He took one for the team and we’ve got to […]

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Is the infrastructure we need for the future better motorways or broadband super-highways? The aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis will transform the way we live, work and travel in the UK, the AA says. It predicts a permanent reduction in the demand for travel because people have learned during the […]

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Image copyright Shooting Star Children’s Hospice Image caption Shooting Star Children’s Hospices provides care for more than 700 children and young people The future of a number of hospices is in the balance because of financial losses caused by the coronavirus outbreak, charities say. Distancing measures have led to charity shops closing and fundraising events […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionQuestion Time: How can NHS, students and businesses be supported? Letters are being sent to more than 65,000 retired doctors and nurses in England and Wales asking them to return to the NHS to help tackle the coronavirus outbreak. Senior officials say the ex-employees are needed to […]

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Image copyright Sufra Image caption Sufra foodbank and community centre said it was struggling to obtain enough supplies Food banks say they have a shortage of basic items because shoppers are stockpiling as fears grow over the spread of coronavirus. London food bank Sufra, which donates 3,000 food parcels annually, said cheap items such as […]

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