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Britain suffers its worst day yet in coronavirus crisis as 708 die in one day taking total to 4,313 

Britain suffers its worst day yet in coronavirus crisis as 708 die in one day taking total to 4,313 

A five-year-old child who had underlying health issues is the youngest victim to die with the coronavirus in Britain, as a further 708 people who tested positive for the disease also died today.

Coronavirus spread around UK is catching up with London

Coronavirus spread around UK is catching up with London

Dramatic travel restrictions imposed across the continent will see rich and poor alike reliant on the same doctors and resources available in their home country.

Retired mental health worker, 59, dies from coronavirus after answering call to return and help

Retired mental health worker, 59, dies from coronavirus after answering call to return and help

Glen Corbin, 59, from Brent in north-west London, worked as a healthcare assistant at the Park Royal Centre for Mental Health for many years and had recently retired.

New York's coronavirus apex is likely to hit in the next WEEK as 630 die in one day

New York's coronavirus apex is likely to hit in the next WEEK as 630 die in one day

New York now has 113,704 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 3,565 deaths, an increase of 630 deaths from the day before, Cuomo said at a press conference on Saturday.

China is appointed position on UN Human Rights Council despite long-record of human rights

China is appointed position on UN Human Rights Council despite long-record of human rights

Jiang Duan, minister at the Chinese Mission in Geneva, has been appointed to the UN Human Rights Council's Consultative Group.

Carrie Symonds has got coronavirus: Boris Johnson's pregnant fiancee reveals she has tested positive

Carrie Symonds has got coronavirus: Boris Johnson's pregnant fiancee reveals she has tested positive

Ms Symonds said: 'I've spent the past week in bed with the main symptoms of Coronavirus. I haven't needed to be tested and, after seven days of rest, I feel stronger and I'm on the mend.'

Prince Andrew's 'gold-digger' former lover Koo Stark branded 'evasive and combative' by judge

Prince Andrew's 'gold-digger' former lover Koo Stark branded 'evasive and combative' by judge

Actress Koo Stark, 63, was branded 'evasive and combative' by Judge David Halpern in a ruling yesterday. Her claim against former partner Warren Walker, 60, was refused last week.

Boris Johnson writes to all leaders of opposition parties to invite them to Number 10

Boris Johnson writes to all leaders of opposition parties to invite them to Number 10

Boris Johnson has invited opposition leaders to come and work together to battle coronavirus, as it is announced that the Queen is set to boost morale in a rare address tomorrow.

Terror suspect shouting 'Alluhu Akbar' stabs two to death in French town

Terror suspect shouting 'Alluhu Akbar' stabs two to death in French town

The bloodbath took place in the town of Romans-sur-Isère, which is south of the eastern city of Lyon, late on Saturday morning. The suspect - a Sudanese national in his thirties - was arrested at the scene.

UK receives 300 ventilators from China to fight coronavirus

UK receives 300 ventilators from China to fight coronavirus

A team from University College London working with Mercedes Benz has produced a new non-invasive respirator that has been clinically approved, Mr Gove said today.

Department of Heath figures show number of people tested for covid-19 has dropped below 10,000 a day

Department of Heath figures show number of people tested for covid-19 has dropped below 10,000 a day

A total of 9,406 new people were reported as being tested in the 24 hours to 9am today - bringing the total number of people tested in the UK since the outbreak began to 183,190.

English football chiefs tell players that clubs face losing £1.137 billion

English football chiefs tell players that clubs face losing £1.137 billion

In a video conference call, the Premier League told of the potential losses to clubs, as they look to convince players to take a 30 per cent mix of cuts and deferrals on their wages.

Husband of Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter Maeve, 40, pays tribute to missing wife

Husband of Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter Maeve, 40, pays tribute to missing wife

In a Facebook post penned late Friday, David McKean claimed it was all but certain his wife Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, and their son Gideon, eight, had drowned

Piers Morgan and Jamie Carragher lead criticism of Liverpool after they furlough non-playing staff

Piers Morgan and Jamie Carragher lead criticism of Liverpool after they furlough non-playing staff

Liverpool have been heavily criticised for becoming the latest Premier League club furlough members of non-playing staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sir Keir Starmer WINS election to replace Jeremy Corbyn as the new Labour leader

Sir Keir Starmer WINS election to replace Jeremy Corbyn as the new Labour leader

The former human rights lawyer, 57, was a vocal supporter of the Remain campaign before during and after Brexit finally happened on December 31, in contrast to Mr Corbyn's tepid support.

Keir Starmer vows to stamp out  anti-Semitism 'poison' as he becomes new Labour leader

Keir Starmer vows to stamp out anti-Semitism 'poison' as he becomes new Labour leader

He lashed out at the anti-Jewish racism that was able to flourish under his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn and led to the departure of many members and even some Jewish MPs.

Will Megxit be welcome in Malibu?

Will Megxit be welcome in Malibu?

Albeit by marrying a prince rather than becoming a film star, it would seem that Meghan has finally made it to Malibu. The paradise in thrumming with intrigue that she and Harry are house-hunting there.

Thirteen people die in just seven days as coronavirus sweeps through care home 

Thirteen people die in just seven days as coronavirus sweeps through care home 

Burlington Court care home (pictured), in the east end of Glasgow, has seen 13 residents die in just seven days due to illnesses 'linked to covid-19', as two staff members are treated for the virus.

Tesco emails customers encouraging them to visit stores instead of shopping online

Tesco emails customers encouraging them to visit stores instead of shopping online

The retail giant encouraged healthy shoppers across the UK to go to stores to buy groceries in order to help those who are more vulnerable.

UK death rate of coronavirus patients in intensive care tops 50 per cent, study finds

UK death rate of coronavirus patients in intensive care tops 50 per cent, study finds

A study by the Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre found that of 690 coronavirus patients in intensive care with known outcomes, 346 died.

Watford General Hospital tells patients NOT to go to A&E because they're running out of oxygen

Watford General Hospital tells patients NOT to go to A&E because they're running out of oxygen

West Herts hospitals tweeted: 'Please DO NOT attend Watford General's emergency department until further notice, even in an emergency', warning patients to go to their next nearest hospital with A&E.

Carol Vorderman reveals private plane is being used to fly PPE to NHS staff amid coronavirus crisis

Carol Vorderman reveals private plane is being used to fly PPE to NHS staff amid coronavirus crisis

Carol Vorderman has donated her private plane 'Mildred' to help ferry personal protective equipment to NHS staff during the coronavirus crisis.

Mrs Brown's Boys star Brendan O'Carroll's sister Fiona dies in Canada

Mrs Brown's Boys star Brendan O'Carroll's sister Fiona dies in Canada

The Irish actor, 64, rushed to be at her bedside but didn't arrive until a day after her death on March 3, his sister and co-star Eilish revealed on Saturday.

Police tell holidaymakers to stay at home over the Easter holiday period

Police tell holidaymakers to stay at home over the Easter holiday period

Prime MInister Boris Johnson urged people to remain at home this weekend despite forecast good weather with warm temperatures and clear skies predicted for much of the country.

NHS A&E visits plummet by HALF in March as 'people fear they will catch coronavirus in hospitals'

NHS A&E visits plummet by HALF in March as 'people fear they will catch coronavirus in hospitals'

EXCLUSIVE: A report monitoring 50 UK hospitals showed that there were 43 per cent fewer A&E visits in the last week of March than the first, meaning hundreds of thousands may have stayed away.

Coronavirus is spreading around UK says Michael Gove

Coronavirus is spreading around UK says Michael Gove

Speaking in a Downing Street press briefing on the deadliest day the UK has seen yet, Mr Gove confirmed that 708 people died from coronavirus in Britain in the last 24 hours.

Domestic abuse soars by 30 per cent in coronavirus lockdown

Domestic abuse soars by 30 per cent in coronavirus lockdown

Dame Vera Baird said the government urgently needed a strategy and called on it to provide funding for charities and self-catering rooms for victims to escape domestic violence.

Locked-down London: Exclusive shops and restaurants are shut and boarded up as break-in fears grow

Locked-down London: Exclusive shops and restaurants are shut and boarded up as break-in fears grow

Pictures show exclusive stores and restaurants on Bond Street, Sloane Street and Knightsbridge boarded up as the coronavirus death toll in London surpasses a total of 1,000.

Mother self-isolating due to asthma gets angry note from neighbour telling her to keep her son quiet

Mother self-isolating due to asthma gets angry note from neighbour telling her to keep her son quiet

Single mother Lauren McCabe, 26, received a latter from her downstairs neighbour asking her to keep Leo, her two-year-old son quiet while she self-isolates with asthma and weakened immune system

Coronavirus US: Influencers are slammed for turning medical masks into bikinis

Coronavirus US: Influencers are slammed for turning medical masks into bikinis

Instagram models around the world have shared images of themselves modeling their 'quarankinis' which they have made using medical masks.

How rival science teams were born out of a sex smear that splintered the academic world

How rival science teams were born out of a sex smear that splintered the academic world

Rivalry between research teams at Oxford University, led by Professor Sunetra Gupta, and Imperial College may go back further than their conflicting coronavirus views from last week.

NHS workers are forced to fight coronavirus with box of out-of-date face masks

NHS workers are forced to fight coronavirus with box of out-of-date face masks

The unopened boxes of 3M masks had their best before date changed to May 2016 and then May 2019. The South West Ambulance Service, which handed out the masks, said they were safe to use.

53 migrants including Iraqi and Syrians intercepted near Dover, just two days after previous rescue

53 migrants including Iraqi and Syrians intercepted near Dover, just two days after previous rescue

The 49 men and four women were intercepted by Border Force officials near Dover after a series of crossings in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Spain's death toll rises by lowest amount with 'top of the curve in sight' as another 809 die

Spain's death toll rises by lowest amount with 'top of the curve in sight' as another 809 die

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said that the third extension of the State of Emergency was needed in order to cut coronavirus cases. The order was first made on March 14.

Brewery opens drive-thru beer collection service

Brewery opens drive-thru beer collection service

Staff at the Castle Rock Brewery in Nottingham have established a drive-thru beer collection service for customers looking to replenish their supplies which ran down during the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus faces fresh foe as the Gruffalo joins public health fight in new scenes penned by author

Coronavirus faces fresh foe as the Gruffalo joins public health fight in new scenes penned by author

Writer Julia Donaldson reunited with illustrator Axel Scheffler in a new anti-coronavirus campaign with 12 new images showing the Gruffalo adhering to social distancing rules.

Jacqueline Wilson comes out as gay aged 74

Jacqueline Wilson comes out as gay aged 74

After the dissolution of her marriage in her 50s, Jacqueline met her partner Trish at a party and the couple have lived together for 18 years

Medicine prescribed for SCABIES stops the coronavirus replicating in cells within 48 hours

Medicine prescribed for SCABIES stops the coronavirus replicating in cells within 48 hours

Ivermectin is used on the NHS and in the US for parasitic infections - but researchers in Australia believe it could be useful against COVID-19.

FIVE of England's 3,939 coronavirus deaths so far are aged under 20

FIVE of England's 3,939 coronavirus deaths so far are aged under 20

People aged over 80 account for 53 per cent of deaths, data from NHS England shows, while those aged 60 to 79 account for 39 per cent. There have been 3,939 UK deaths from the virus.

Timelapse video shows incredible transformation of London's ExCel centre

Timelapse video shows incredible transformation of London's ExCel centre

The footage shows just how quickly the 100-acre NHS Nightingale Hospital was constructed with individual examination rooms for up to 4,000 patients.

Henry Kissinger warns coronavirus could spell economic doom for generations

Henry Kissinger warns coronavirus could spell economic doom for generations

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has warned of global economic doom. He wrote a piece for the Wall Street Journal on Friday, issuing a dire proclamation that 'failure could set the world on fire'.

Germany accuses US of 'modern day piracy' after face masks were 'intercepted' at Bangkok Airport

Germany accuses US of 'modern day piracy' after face masks were 'intercepted' at Bangkok Airport

Protective face masks destined for Berlin have been allegedly intercepted at a Thailand airport and diverted instead to the US, leading German officials to accuse Donald Trump of 'modern day piracy'.

Now more Britons have died of coronavirus than in China as UK death toll soars to 3,605

Now more Britons have died of coronavirus than in China as UK death toll soars to 3,605

After 684 people in the UK died on Friday, the country has now had more official deaths resulting from the coronavirus than China, where the virus outbreak began. Questions remain over China's figures.

Pensioner, 71, struggling with lockdown stabbed wife to death then killed himself

Pensioner, 71, struggling with lockdown stabbed wife to death then killed himself

Alan Smith, 71, was found dead alongside his wife, Elsie, 71, at their home near Cambridge. Elsie was found with stab wounds on her neck and head but Smith's cause of death wasn't found.

Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid send their well wishes for Kate Garraway as her husband remains in ICU

Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid send their well wishes for Kate Garraway as her husband remains in ICU

The GMB presenters have shared their well wishes with costar Kate Garraway following the news that her husband, Derek Draper, is in intensive after contracting coronavirus.

Coronavirus professor Neil Ferguson says lockdown may ease next month

Coronavirus professor Neil Ferguson says lockdown may ease next month

The Imperial College London academic warned that this would not be a return to normal life, but would relax the ban on person-to-person contact which is paralysing society.

Big thighs can reduce the risk of a heart attack, stroke or high blood pressure, study claims 

Big thighs can reduce the risk of a heart attack, stroke or high blood pressure, study claims 

Those of us who have large thighs might not be terribly proud of them, but it seems they can reduce our risk of a heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure (pictured, stock photo of woman).

Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone jokes about becoming a father for the fourth time

Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone jokes about becoming a father for the fourth time

The renowned tycoon is expected to welcome another child, which will be his first with 44-year-old wife Fabiana Flosi, in July - just a few months before turning 90.

Coronavirus crisis could push unemployment levels in UK and US beyond 1930s Great Depression

Coronavirus crisis could push unemployment levels in UK and US beyond 1930s Great Depression

David Blanchflower, who was part of the Bank during the 2008 financial crisis, said unemployment is rising at the fastest rate in living memory as job losses mount around the world and in the UK.

Houseparty, Slack and Zoom: What's behind apps keeping us social?

Houseparty, Slack and Zoom: What's behind apps keeping us social?

Since Britain was put in lockdown thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, a number of apps have seen their popularity boom - the right place, the right time and all that.

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