Coronavirus: World has seen record 24-hour rise in COVID-19 cases - WHO

The world has seen a record rise in coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.The new record is 212,326, with the biggest rise in infections coming in the US, Brazil and India. The previous WHO record

Coronavirus: World has seen record 24-hour rise in COVID-19 cases - WHO

Coronavirus: Free parking for NHS staff 'cannot continue indefinitely', health minister says

NHS healthcare workers need clarity over the future of free hospital parking after a health minister announced funding for it "cannot continue indefinitely", a Liberal Democrat MP has said.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on 25 March that the gover

Coronavirus: Free parking for NHS staff 'cannot continue indefinitely', health minister says

Coronavirus: No singing as churches reopen - so worshippers get creative to express themselves

"Welcome to church," the pastor proclaims and a round of applause erupts.One hundred people spread out inside Cornerstone the Church, in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, for the first time in more than three months. Once the building of a car showroom

Coronavirus: No singing as churches reopen - so worshippers get creative to express themselves

Coronavirus: People visiting Wales urged to behave respectfully as five-mile travel rule ends

People planning to visit Wales have been urged to behave safely and respectfully as restrictions on travel are lifted today.The "stay local" requirement had advised people to remain within five miles of their home. Visitors are now able to trav

Coronavirus: People visiting Wales urged to behave respectfully as five-mile travel rule ends

Coronavirus: Debt is the 'sleeping giant' of problems caused by COVID-19, charity warns

A charity has warned that debt is the "sleeping giant" of problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.The fallout from the health crisis has already seen a surge in the numbers of people asking for help - whether it's from food banks, mental

Coronavirus: Debt is the 'sleeping giant' of problems caused by COVID-19, charity warns

Coronavirus: Broadway actor Nick Cordero dies aged 41 after serious COVID-19 complications

Broadway actor Nick Cordero has died at the age of 41 after suffering severe medical complications as a result of coronavirus.The star died at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles on Sunday surrounded by his family, his wife Amanda Kloots s

Coronavirus: Broadway actor Nick Cordero dies aged 41 after serious COVID-19 complications

Coronavirus: Another spike forces Spain into second local lockdown in 24 hours

A second localised lockdown has been ordered in Spain after a spike in coronavirus cases, with 70,000 people told they cannot leave an area in the country's northwest.Residents of La Marina will be forced to stay put from midnight on Sunday until Fri

Coronavirus: Another spike forces Spain into second local lockdown in 24 hours

Coronavirus: 'Significant concerns' about Leicester clothing factories, says Matt Hancock

There are "quite significant concerns" about employment practices within clothing factories in freshly locked-down Leicester, the health secretary has told Sky News.Matt Hancock warned the government has the power to shut down businesses if they do n

Coronavirus: 'Significant concerns' about Leicester clothing factories, says Matt Hancock

Coronavirus: Another 27,000 excess deaths 'likely' if government continues on this path, warns top scientist

A further 27,000 excess deaths are "likely" between now and next April under the current approach to tackling the coronavirus pandemic, a former government chief scientific adviser says.Sir David King, who has been critical of the easing of lockdown

Coronavirus: Another 27,000 excess deaths 'likely' if government continues on this path, warns top scientist

Coronavirus: US may soon see 100,000 new cases a day, expert warns

The US could soon see 100,000 new cases of coronavirus every day, the country's top infectious diseases expert has warned. Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a US Senate committee that the d