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Northern Ireland extends lockdown until the 5th of March

The national COVID-19 lockdown in Northern Ireland has been extended to the 5th of March, First Minister Arlene Foster has confirmed

Glastonbury music festival cancelled, Michael and Emily Eavis confirm

For the second year running Europe's largest music festival, Glastonbury, will not go ahead, a further blow to the struggling music industry

Around two-thirds of elderly care home residents have been vaccinated

Around two-thirds residents of elderly care homes have had a COVID-19 vaccine, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs

Greater Manchester homes evacuated amid ‘danger to life’ flooding

Around 2,000 homes in Greater Manchester were evacuated overnight due to flooding from Storm Christoph, as heavy snow also hits the region

Careworker Refused Shop Entry

A careworker from Stoke on Trent was refused entry to a local store because she had not changed out of her work clothes...

Isle of Wight Residents to Test NHS Coronavirus App

The UK Transport Secretary has announced plans to launch an 'exciting' new NHS smartphone app for coronavirus tracking. Grant Shapps revealed the...

Scientists will ‘know by July’ if their COVID-19 vaccine works

Scientists have said that they will know by June or July whether or not the COVID-19 vaccine that a team at the...

Obese people in Britain are ‘ten times more likely to die of coronavirus’

People who are obese are also at risk of becoming seriously ill with COVID-19, alongside the elderly and those with known health...

Shortage of Kidney Dialysis Equipment Puts One-Third of COVID-19 Patients at Risk of Death

Hospitals in the UK are fast running out of kidney dialysis equipment that is vital in keeping up to a third of...

Emergency Staff Use iPads to Care for Patients with Surprising Results

Emergency department staff at Stanford Health Care first started using iPads to help care for COVID-19 patients in late March but soon...

Wuhan discharges all coronavirus patients

There are no new patients in city of origin for the pandemic, but there are still fears over a second wave of...

Indonesia wet market selling bats, dogs and cats despite coronavirus

Photographs show a wet market in Indonesia still operating, selling dogs, cats and bats despite the coronavirus outbreak The...

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Northern Ireland extends lockdown until the 5th of March

The national COVID-19 lockdown in Northern Ireland has been extended to the 5th of March, First Minister Arlene Foster has confirmed

Glastonbury music festival cancelled, Michael and Emily Eavis confirm

For the second year running Europe's largest music festival, Glastonbury, will not go ahead, a further blow to the struggling music industry

Around two-thirds of elderly care home residents have been vaccinated

Around two-thirds residents of elderly care homes have had a COVID-19 vaccine, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs