Day: May 18, 2020

Man arrested after police find drugs hidden in pram carrying newborn baby

May 18, 2020

A man has been arrested after police found drugs hidden in a pram underneath his four-day-old baby in Liverpool. The 27-year-old man was stopped at Liverpool Lime Street station on Tuesday and suspected cannabis was found in the pram he was pushing his baby in, BTP said. The man, from Wigan, was arrested on suspicion […]

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Nearly 44,000 airline staff have been furloughed during coronavirus crisis, Grant Shapps confirms

May 18, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Nearly 44,000 airline staff have been furloughed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Grant Shapps has confirmed. The Transport Secretary was responding to a question from Labour MP Mike Kane, who asked for the Government to bring in […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Decision on schools reopening 'to be made this week' as official Covid-19 symptoms list updated

May 18, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A decision on whether schools will return next month is likely to be made this week , Downing Street has suggested. The Prime Minister’s official spokesman said the Government was keen to resolve the issue “as soon as we […]

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What is considered an 'unskilled job' and would you pass the new points-based immigration system?

May 18, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The Government has set out its plans for a points-based immigration system to come into force on January 1, 2021. The Home Office, headed by Priti Patel, will introduce a new Immigration Bill that scraps free movement and shuts […]

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Inside abandoned house where the owners appear to have upped and left in a hurry

May 18, 2020

Designer clothes left on railings, a loaded dishwasher, and an unfinished game of chess give a creepy edge to a hastily abandoned mansion on the outskirts of London. The grand home was found by an urban explorer who shared the pictures on condition that his identity was not revealed after he was able to just […]

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Suspected coronavirus outbreaks reported in almost four in 10 care homes, Downing Street says

May 18, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The number of care homes believed to have suffered outbreaks of coronavirus has risen to 5,889 – or almost four in 10 homes. The disclosure comes days after it was revealed that 12,526 deaths of elderly people in care […]

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When will a coronavirus vaccine be available to the public?

May 18, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates At Sunday’s coronavirus press briefing, business secretary Alok Sharma said a Vaccine Taskforce is being led by chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance and Professor Jonathan Van Tam, to accelerate the development of a coronavirus vaccine. The Government has […]

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Project Restart latest: Government backs free-to-air Premier League games if season resumes

May 18, 2020

The government has backed free-to-air matches on TV platforms should the Premier League season resume. There remains 92 games of the 2019-20 campaign to play, with discussions over ‘Project Restart‘ continuing on Monday, with Sky Sports and BT Sport holding the rights to 45. Oh the remaining 47 games, the BBC has been touted as […]

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High knees everyone! Group breaks out into exercise as police officer approaches during lockdown checks

May 18, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A group of young men sprung into action when a policeman approached them during an outdoors meet-up. One of the men filmed his friends breaking out into an exercise session as the officer approached them outside a supermarket in […]

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Reporter keeps her cool while huge cat fight erupts behind her during live Philippines TV interview

May 18, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A Filipino reporter just about managed to keep her cool when a huge cat fight erupted behind her during a live TV interview. Doris Bigornia was caught off guard when her cats, Bella Luna and Nala, started trading blows […]

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