Coronavirus live news: UK wakes up to lockdown as Trump insists US will ‘reopen’ in weeks | World news

8.16am GMT08:16 UK mobile firms asked to alert Britons to heed coronavirus lockdown The UK government has taken the unprecedented step of asking mobile companies to send an alert to everyone in the UK telling them to heed the new nationwide lockdown rules. It is the first time ministers have called upon all the UK’s […]

UK coronavirus live: calls for tougher distancing measures as death toll rises across the country | Politics

It sounds draconian but we have to enforce social distancing, otherwise the pressure on our NHS is just going to get worse and worse. That means no non-essential travel, no non-essential visits outside the home, and when you are outside the home stay 2 metres apart, don’t touch your face and wash your hands when […]

Death toll hits 144 as list of UK key workers is released – Covid19 latest – The Sun

KEY workers whose children will be allowed back to school as they play a crucial role in Britain’s fight against coronavirus have been named by the Government. The working heroes include nurses, police officers and delivery drivers and their children will be exempt from the decision to close classrooms from Monday to stop the spread […]

Man shares injuries after he was tortured in his own home by machete-armed gang

A man who was tortured in his own home has released horrific images of the injuries he suffered at the hands of a machete-armed gang. The ghastly snaps show the gaping wounds inflicted on Jonathan Hair by the thugs, who also attacked his dog. The 38-year-old was also battered with a hammer during the raid […]

Dad and son jailed after Brit drowned in Ayia Napa pool littered with rubbish

A father and son have been jailed for the death of a British teenager who drowned after falling into a filthy hotel swimming pool while on holiday in a Cypriot party town. Brit Savvakis Georgiou Alexandrou, 18, slipped and fell into the pool after taking part in alcohol-fuelled festivities in Ayia Napa late at night […]

PMQs: Boris Johnson faces Jeremy Corbyn – live news | Politics

12.13pm GMT12:13 Darren Henry, a Conservative, asks Johnson is the government will fulfil its manifesto pledges and deliver for the NHS. Johnson says he is proud the money is now flowing through. 12.12pm GMT12:12 Corbyn says Johnson cut the number of climate attachés in embassies when he was foreign secretary. He says until 2015 Johnson […]

Mum ‘humiliated’ by ‘smirking’ cafe owner who demanded £5 so children could use toilet

A mum says she was ‘publicly humiliated’ when a cafe owner demanded £5 from her so her two children could use the toilet. Owner Tony Singh has apologised after Jodie Holmes said she had never been made to feel “so low by a complete stranger”. Jodie, 25, was in Huddersfield town centre when she went […]

Woman’s genius hack for making filthy trainers sparkle splits opinion

A woman’s technique for turning mucky trainers back to their original dazzling white has received a mixed reaction. The smart solution was posted on the ‘Mrs Hinch Made Me Do It’ Facebook group, a page where people share their cleaning and household tips. On the left hand side of an attached image a couple of […]

Brexit: EU leaders hopeful of softer exit after Johnson landslide | Politics

EU leaders have expressed cautious confidence that Boris Johnson will pivot to back a close economic relationship with the bloc and called for swift ratification of the withdrawal agreement after the prime minister’s election triumph. The size of Johnson’s majority was welcomed in Brussels, where the 27 heads of state and government have gathered for […]

Best man punched bride and pulled her down the stairs at brother’s wedding

The devastated family of a bride who was assaulted by the best man at her wedding have claimed he is a notorious party wrecker. Drunken Tomos Rhydian Wilson, 29, went berserk at brother Steffan’s big day, throwing punches at his new sister-in-law, Erin Mason-George. He pulled the 29-year-old down a flight of stairs by her […]