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Image copyright ORLANDO BARRIA/EPA Image caption Face coverings will also be compulsory on public transport in England from Monday Ride-sharing giant Uber is to make it mandatory for passengers and drivers to wear face coverings from Monday in the UK. The minicab app firm said it was taking measures “to help everyone stay safe” and […]

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some people across Britain, including here in Manchester, already choose to wear masks Doctors have urged the government to make face coverings compulsory in all places where social distancing is not possible, not just on public transport. All passengers on public transport in England must wear a covering from 15 […]

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Image copyright Border Force Image caption The amount of drugs seized is said to be worth more than £8.5m Heroin said to be worth more than £8.5m has been found stashed in boxes of fruit and nuts at Heathrow Airport. Border Force officers found 170kg of the class A drug hidden in envelopes concealed in […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Individuals in England are now allowed to meet one other person from outside their household if they stay outdoors. They can also take part in more outdoor activities and exercise as much as they want. However, people still need to follow social distancing guidance by keeping more than 2m (6ft) apart […]

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Image copyright Avanti West Coast Rail passengers have been urged not to turn up at stations without an advance ticket and to wear face coverings when they travel on the West Coast Mainline. Avanti West Coast made the announcement as part of new social distancing on its services linking London, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham. Passengers […]

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Image copyright AFP Image caption London’s transport network is facing arguably its biggest challenge How have people’s feelings changed about using public transport during the coronavirus pandemic, and what will the post-lockdown commute look like? Carys Barton has worked in a hospital in the centre of London for the whole of lockdown and commutes in […]

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Image caption In Wembley, north London, Elsley Primary School has resorted to food parcels and vouchers bought from its own budget The Department for Education says it does not know how many vouchers for free school meals have been delivered to parents over the past month. A scheme to give poor pupils in England vouchers […]

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Image copyright Getty Images There are now more than 2.6 million confirmed cases of coronavirus in 185 countries as the disease continues to spread. At least 180,000 people have died. The United States has more than four times as many confirmed cases as any other country. This series of maps and charts tracks the global […]

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Image copyright Amanda Yardley Image caption Amanda Yardley is one of around 20,000 former NHS staff who have returned to the service Thousands of doctors and nurses who had left the NHS are going back to care for patients with coronavirus. Some are coming out of retirement, but others are stopping their private work. We […]

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The UK’s media watchdog has launched a formal investigation into a TV network’s broadcast of an interview with conspiracy theorist David Icke about coronavirus. Ofcom acted after London Live screened the programme on Wednesday evening. The regulator received more than 40 complaints following the broadcast. It follows YouTube’s introduction of stricter misinformation rules after a […]

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