Coronavirus live news: WHO drops hydroxychloroquine trial and warns of ‘second peak’ in pandemic | World news

6.56am BST06:56 Global report: ‘disaster’ looms for millions of children as WHO warns of second peak The coronavirus pandemic will have a “disastrous” impact on children’s rights worldwide, making them more vulnerable to forced labour and underage marriage, a rights group has said, as the World Health Organization warned of an “immediate second peak” in […]

UK deaths hit 30,076 as graph shows death rate isn’t highest in Europe – The Sun

THE UK death toll has hit 30,076 but a graph shown today at the daily coronavirus press briefing showed that the UK’s death rate isn’t the highest in Europe. Data showed the UK still has a lower death rate than Spain and Italy when population is taken into account – although we are worse than […]

Coronavirus survival diary of man, 71, who felt like he’d been ‘hit by a train’

A coronavirus survival diary written by the wife of a man who felt he had been “hit by a train” has offered hope to hundreds. Paul Jones, from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, was struck down by the disease last month. His worried wife Gerry cared for him at their home after the retired microbiologist refused to take […]

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 […]