Coronavirus: Care homes were 'thrown to the wolves' during COVID-19 outbreak, say MPs

Slow, inconsistent, sometimes reckless and even negligent.That's the damning assessment of the government's approach to social care during the COVID-19 crisis, published today by the House of Commons' own spending watchdog, the Public Accounts Commit

Coronavirus: Care homes were 'thrown to the wolves' during COVID-19 outbreak, say MPs

Coronavirus: Elderly couple treated side-by-side in intensive care overcome COVID-19

An elderly couple who had barely spent a night apart during more than 50 years of marriage have recovered from coronavirus after being treated side-by-side in intensive care.Concetta Scolaro, 73, said she feared she was going to die after she was rus

Coronavirus: Elderly couple treated side-by-side in intensive care overcome COVID-19

Coronavirus: UK signs deal for 60m doses of potential vaccine

Britain has signed a deal for the supply of up to 60 million doses of a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. No vaccine has yet been approved to treat o

Coronavirus: UK signs deal for 60m doses of potential vaccine

Coronavirus: 'They call us the COVID family' - Why shame is fuelling virus spike in one LA community

A devastating surge of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles is hitting one small community hardest of all, it has been revealed.People with heritage in the Pacific Islands have been found to have the highest infection rate of any racial or ethnic group in L

Coronavirus: 'They call us the COVID family' - Why shame is fuelling virus spike in one LA community

Coronavirus: North Korea puts border city in lockdown over suspected COVID-19 outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has placed one city in lockdown over fears the country has its first coronavirus case.He believed "the vicious virus" may have entered the country after a resident in Kaesong, on the border with South Korea, displayed

Coronavirus: North Korea puts border city in lockdown over suspected COVID-19 outbreak

Coronavirus: Vietnam evacuating 80,000 from city after three positive COVID-19 tests

Vietnam is evacuating 80,000 people, mostly local tourists, from the central city of Da Nang after three residents tested positive for coronavirus.The Southeast Asian country is back on high alert after it confirmed its first community infections sin

Coronavirus: Vietnam evacuating 80,000 from city after three positive COVID-19 tests

Coronavirus: Bemusement at the Spanish seaside at UK's quarantine decision

As he leans back in the tall bar stool, Fernando Fraguas gestures around him. The beach is busy, but not packed. The sea is rolling in and the temperature is hot. "It's so lovely here now; it's the perfect time to visit," he says. Except, of co

Coronavirus: Bemusement at the Spanish seaside at UK's quarantine decision

Coronavirus: Emergency 'Nightingale courts' to help clear huge backlog of cases

Ten emergency "Nightingale courts" are being set up to help work through thousands of cases that were held up by the coronavirus lockdown.They will hear non-custodial crime cases, as well as tribunals and family and civil matters. Magistrates'

Coronavirus: Emergency 'Nightingale courts' to help clear huge backlog of cases

Coronavirus: Coach travel and school buses at risk as sector struggles

School buses are not guaranteed to run next term unless the government steps in with extra cash for the industry, according to a leading coach operator.North Yorkshire-based coach firm York Pullman, which facilitates a million schoolchild journeys a

Coronavirus: Coach travel and school buses at risk as sector struggles

Coronavirus: Beefeaters facing redundancy because of lockdown impact on tourism

Beefeaters are facing redundancy for the first time because of the "devastating" impact of the coronavirus lockdown on tourism.Historic Royal Palaces (HRP), which runs the Tower of London - the beefeaters' home - has seen its income fall by £98m

Coronavirus: Beefeaters facing redundancy because of lockdown impact on tourism