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The Papers: 'Magic Monday' as lockdown easing to begin

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 05:31
Thursday's papers look ahead to how the government might lift the lockdown restrictions.

Coronavirus: PM to review lockdown restrictions with cabinet

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 03:32
Boris Johnson will chair his cabinet, after suggesting some restrictions could be eased from Monday.

Coronavirus: Concerns for wellbeing of babies born in lockdown

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 02:16
New mothers are missing out on support for their babies amidst lockdown restrictions.

Coronavirus: 'Humiliation' as school meal vouchers fail at till

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 02:15
"We had to leave all our shopping," a mother tells BBC News.

Coronavirus: Travellers 'struggling without water and power'

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 02:14
People from the travelling community say they are struggling to access water, electricity and sanitation.

VE Day anniversary: Calls to end frozen pensions for WW2 veterans abroad

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 02:13
Campaigners want veterans who have moved abroad to have their right to a full pension restored.

VE Day: How is it being celebrated this year?

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 02:12
Coronavirus means people are marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day from their own homes.

Coronavirus: Private renters need more help to 'ride out crisis'

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 02:11
Almost half a million people are at "high risk" of homelessness, local councils warn government.

Co-op stabbing: Woman charged with church warden murder

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 02:07
John Rees, 88, was stabbed to death while shopping in a Co-op supermarket in Rhondda.

Behind every door: Life in coronavirus lockdown

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 00:33
With the UK in its seventh week of lockdown, how different have people's experiences been?

Coronavirus: Boom time for bikes as virus changes lifestyles

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 00:32
Bicycle shops across the UK say demand for new bikes - and repairs for old ones - is high, and transport policymakers are trying to adjust.

‘Hospital at home’ to shield the vulnerable

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 00:32
New services aim to prevent some going to hospital where there's a higher risk of catching Covid-19.

VE Day choir sings online to entertain Worcestershire pensioners

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 00:21
Joan and Don, both in isolation, share their VE Day memories as an online choir entertains them.

Coronavirus: Why do I need to be tested?

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 00:18
BBC Reality Check breaks down what is coronavirus testing and why it matters.

Coronavirus: The taxi drivers left 'desperate' by the lockdown

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 00:05
A union representing taxi drivers estimates 80,000 "are in danger of becoming destitute" in lockdown.

Furlough: New job starters 'left behind' despite scheme extension

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 00:02
Many people who started jobs in March cannot get furlough payments despite the scheme being extended.

Hard-up parents plea for refunds from school travel firm

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 00:02
Specialist school travel company PGL is refusing refunds for cancelled holidays.

Coronavirus: Dentists volunteer to work in NI care homes

Wed, 06/05/2020 - 23:03
Seventy-six dentists will help the sector hardest hit by the virus; students will work in pharmacies.

Coronavirus: Debenhams to close five stores after lockdown ends

Wed, 06/05/2020 - 22:07
Debenhams will permanently close more stores, after failing to agree new terms with some landlords.

Coronavirus: Ministers launch hardship fund for dairy farmers

Wed, 06/05/2020 - 21:55
Demand for milk has dropped with the closure of cafes and restaurants during the coronavirus crisis.


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