Coronavirus latest news: Furloughed workers should help get the harvest in, says Environment Secretary in ‘Pick for Britain’ push

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin insisted Sunday the US economy will come roaring back even amid warnings from another White House adviser of longer-term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic’s unprecedented shock to the economy. Mnuchin’s upbeat assessment came amid skyrocketing unemployment figures and forecasts predicting a deep contraction in economic activity this year. In an interview with […]

Coronavirus Ireland Latest Updates: 14 more deaths confirmed bringing total to 334

Keep informed of these unprecedented times with the latest coronavirus updates on Independent.ie’s live blog. 17:34 12/04/2020 14 more deaths related to Covid-19 in Ireland confirmed bringing total to 334 14 more people diagnosed with Covid-19 in Ireland have died. A further 430 new cases have been reported by Irish laboratories, as well as an […]

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 […]

Coronavirus latest news: Italy orders complete lockdown

Dr David Nabarro, the World Health Organisation special envoy for coronavirus has been on Radio 4 this morning. He says: “It’s in our hands, whether we’re going to be pushed under by this outbreak or actually be able to say that we managed to ride through it and we came through it well.” “As we […]

Coronavirus latest: Markets tumble as cases grow in the US and northern Italy goes into lockdown

At least 3,821 people have died as a result of the virus so far, with the majority in mainland China. But figures outside of the country where the virus was first reported are growing, even as China slowly starts to get back to normal. Almost 100 countries and territories have now confirmed cases, and dozens […]

Met Office warnings EXTENDED: Latest warnings as up to 90mph winds to hit UK and Ireland | Weather | News

Swathes of the UK are currently under Met Office weather warnings for wind and snow. The Met Office are warning of up to 70mph gusts in the UK this weekend, while some parts of Ireland could see winds up to 90mph (145km/h). The Met Office had a widespread warning for wind in place across much […]

Chelsea vs Manchester United LIVE: Premier League commentary stream, latest score and goals

Welcome to the Evening Standard’s Premier League live commentary stream for Chelsea vs Manchester United. United’s trip to west London is the first of four high-profile home matches coming up for the Blues, who also entertain Tottenham, Bayern Munich and Liverpool across three different competitions over the coming weeks. A victory for the visitors would […]

live score and latest updates

What’s that unfamiliar feeling you have on this chilly Monday morning? Difficult to recognise in its rarity, but it is in fact the sense of England moving serenely to an away Test victory. Surely they can’t mess it up from here. Surely. Courtesy of a fine unbeaten 85 from Dom Sibley – who looks poised to […]