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‘Missed opportunities after Sars and Mers to develop coronavirus antivirals’

‘Missed opportunities after Sars and Mers to develop coronavirus antivirals’

‘Missed opportunities after Sars and Mers to develop coronavirus antivirals’

07 October 2020

Dr Nick Cammack hopes the world has learned lessons and will find effective antivirals for the family of viruses.


Police and local councils given £60m funding boost for Covid-19 patrols

Police and local councils given £60m funding boost for Covid-19 patrols

Police and local councils given £60m funding boost for Covid-19 patrols

07 October 2020

The 43 police forces in England and Wales will be granted a share of £30 million according to the existing police funding formula.


Teenagers diagnosed with depression see attainment drop at GCSE, study suggests

Teenagers diagnosed with depression see attainment drop at GCSE, study suggests

Teenagers diagnosed with depression see attainment drop at GCSE, study suggests

07 October 2020

The report suggests targeted educational support for pupils struggling with depression may especially benefit boys and those from poorer backgrounds.


MPs launch inquiry to scrutinise Government response to Covid-19 pandemic

MPs launch inquiry to scrutinise Government response to Covid-19 pandemic

MPs launch inquiry to scrutinise Government response to Covid-19 pandemic

07 October 2020

Members will hear from witnesses about the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the social care sector as well as the BAME communities.


Indoor alcohol sales banned in pubs, cafes and restaurants across Scotland

Indoor alcohol sales banned in pubs, cafes and restaurants across Scotland

Indoor alcohol sales banned in pubs, cafes and restaurants across Scotland

07 October 2020

Nicola Sturgeon said the measure will be in place for two weeks, in a bid to curb the growth of coronavirus cases.


Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

07 October 2020

Greene King, Virgin Money and Cineworld have all announced major redundancies this week.


Modelling which initiated lockdown backed in new study

Modelling which initiated lockdown backed in new study

Modelling which initiated lockdown backed in new study

07 October 2020

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have reassessed the model used by the Imperial College London study, also known as Report 9.


People who self-harm ‘face medical ping-pong over mental health services’

People who self-harm ‘face medical ping-pong over mental health services’

People who self-harm ‘face medical ping-pong over mental health services’

07 October 2020

Samaritans said people commonly described feeling caught between services or receiving ineffective care.


Lorry container became ‘tomb’, people-smuggling trial told

Lorry container became ‘tomb’, people-smuggling trial told

Lorry container became ‘tomb’, people-smuggling trial told

07 October 2020

Jurors heard that the cost of being smuggled across the English Channel in the back of a lorry was some £10,000 per person.


Nicola Sturgeon accused of misleading Parliament over Salmond

Nicola Sturgeon accused of misleading Parliament over Salmond

Nicola Sturgeon accused of misleading Parliament over Salmond

07 October 2020

The First Minister’s written evidence to the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints has been published.


Starmer condemns Arsenal after Gunnersaurus mascot made redundant

Starmer condemns Arsenal after Gunnersaurus mascot made redundant

Starmer condemns Arsenal after Gunnersaurus mascot made redundant

07 October 2020

The Labour leader and Gunners fan said wealthy clubs must show solidarity with staff and supporters.


Tory MPs press for sanctions against China amid slave labour and abuse concerns

Tory MPs press for sanctions against China amid slave labour and abuse concerns

Tory MPs press for sanctions against China amid slave labour and abuse concerns

07 October 2020

A parliamentary debate considered abuses against the Tibetans, Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, Hong Kong citizens, and Mongolian minorities.


Glorious autumn sunshine gives way to heavy rain showers

Glorious autumn sunshine gives way to heavy rain showers

Glorious autumn sunshine gives way to heavy rain showers

07 October 2020

Weather warnings have been issued for Wales and parts of central England.


Most people who test positive for Covid-19 ‘have no key symptoms’ on test day

Most people who test positive for Covid-19 ‘have no key symptoms’ on test day

Most people who test positive for Covid-19 ‘have no key symptoms’ on test day

07 October 2020

Researchers looked at data for more than 36,000 people who had a test between the end of April and the end of June.


Department for Education in ‘direct breach’ of data protection law – watchdog

Department for Education in ‘direct breach’ of data protection law – watchdog

Department for Education in ‘direct breach’ of data protection law – watchdog

07 October 2020

The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued 139 recommendations for improvement at the department.


Rehydration sweets offer potential lifeline to dementia patients

Rehydration sweets offer potential lifeline to dementia patients

Rehydration sweets offer potential lifeline to dementia patients

07 October 2020

Lewis Hornby, 26, invented Jelly Drops after his late grandmother was admitted to hospital suffering from dehydration.


Sony reveals inside of PS5 in teardown video ahead of November release

Sony reveals inside of PS5 in teardown video ahead of November release

Sony reveals inside of PS5 in teardown video ahead of November release

07 October 2020

The next-generation console will go head to head with Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X next month.


Camilla laughs at GP’s ‘dirty washing’ confession during cancer centre visit

Camilla laughs at GP’s ‘dirty washing’ confession during cancer centre visit

Camilla laughs at GP’s ‘dirty washing’ confession during cancer centre visit

07 October 2020

The Duchess of Cornwall met Lucy O’Connell at Maggie’s, at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, where the doctor’s husband is being treated.


Risk of melanoma may be gauged long before suspicious moles appear – study

Risk of melanoma may be gauged long before suspicious moles appear – study

Risk of melanoma may be gauged long before suspicious moles appear – study

07 October 2020

Research suggests genomic methods used to probe skin damage could be developed to estimate baseline risk of the skin cancer.


Salmond-Sturgeon messages exchange on legal challenge made public

Salmond-Sturgeon messages exchange on legal challenge made public

Salmond-Sturgeon messages exchange on legal challenge made public

07 October 2020

The First Minister has revealed what was said as part of her evidence to a Holyrood inquiry examining how complaints were handled.


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