Annemarie Plas, the founder of the event, called on Britons to concentrate on other ways to support the NHS and make tonight the last one. London hospital doctor Meenal Viz, who has worked on the front line during the coronavirus pandemic, said she supports ending the event after this week amid concerns it has become too political … [Read more...] about The last hurrah? Britain takes to the streets in 10th weekly salute to NHS key workers – as the event’s founder says this should be the final one
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Mr Canty plans to continue in his job, which usually involves a commute by train in to London and taking the Tube, though in recent weeks he has been catching an earlier service so there is less contact with other people. … [Read more...] about EuroMillions £1m joy for hero key worker who saved policeman’s life during lockdown
The UK government currently allows day trips with no distance restrictions across England - this is not the same for Scotland and Wales. … [Read more...] about National Trust to start reopening its parks and gardens from June 3
Hashmi tells me she feels tentatively hopeful for the future. “I think coronavirus might change people for the better,” she says. “Some of my friends, who weren’t considering working in hospitals and stuff, now look at clap-for-carers and think, we want to do our part and give back.” She believes coronavirus will create a more compassionate, selfless generation of young people. “I think we’re more aware of others now,” Hashmi goes on. “At the start of this, I was just thinking about making myself safe. But seeing the death toll increase, I was thinking about everyone else.” Despite the fact that the lockdown restrictions have been eased, with socially distanced meet-ups for one individual from each household now permitted, Hashmi is in no rush to start socialising. “Most of my friends and I think that it would be safer and better to meet when the lockdown is way, way more relaxed and the death toll has decreased,” … [Read more...] about ‘I’m stuck in limbo’: will the Covid generation of young people face long-term fallout?
The so-called R value, or reproduction rate, is currently between 0.7 and 0.9, and must remain under one to avoid a rise in infections - a key test on whether lockdown measures should be eased, with the Government stressing the need to avoid a second wave of cases which would threaten to overwhelm the NHS. … [Read more...] about Sun-seekers ignore warnings they’ll be fined for breaking lockdown rules as they head to beaches with temperatures set to hit 82F – despite THREE Sage scientists saying we are lifting restrictions too soon