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UK lockdown will last ‘significant’ period: Government

The British government admitted on Sunday (29) that the coronavirus lockdown could last a “significant” time as a leading expert warned it could be...

Met Police asks former officers to rejoin force

Scotland Yard has appealed to the retired officers to consider returning to the force and those nearing retirement to postpone those plans to help...

Immigration officer, daughter die of Covid-19 in a span of 24 hours

IN a double tragedy, a Heathrow immigration officer from Hounslow and his daughter have died of COVID-19. Reports said Sudhir Sharma, a Terminal 3 officer,...

Boris Johnson, Hancock test positive for coronavirus

Prime minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at his Downing Street residence but said he would still lead the...

Islamic body issues fatwa to suspend Friday prayers

A TOP global Islamic body has issued a fatwa (religious edict) on the request of Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi, empowering the head of...

London hospitals cope with ‘continuous tsunami’ of coronavirus cases

Hospitals in London – Britain”s COVID-19 hotspot with over 3,000 of the country”s 9,529 confirmed cases – are witnessing wave after wave of seriously...

Quiz master Paul Sinha says he’s ‘likely’ to have been infected

Popular quiz master Paul Sinha has stirred up social media after posting a message about feeling ill, and fear that he may have contracted...

IN an alarming situation, UK may run of the painkiller paracetamol by this weekend after India restricted exports of the drug. The UK government is...

UK government to cover 80 per cent of wages of virus-hit workers: Sunak

The British government on Friday (20) said it would help cover the wages of people hit by the coronavirus outbreak as it tightened restrictions...

UK will need social distancing measures for ‘most of a year’, say scientific advisers

THE UK will have to maintain social distancing measures for “at least most of a year”, say the government’s scientific advisers. “It was agreed that...