Business reeling as extent of job losses become clear
There were more signs today of the very large numbers of workers who will be temporarily laid off with their pay subsidised by the Government.
How NHS staff across the country are coping with the coronavirus
Channel 4 News has been speaking to NHS workers on the frontline of the fight against Covid-19.
Government pledges to carry out 100,000 tests a day by April after criticism over coronavirus testing
One hundred thousand tests by the end of this month – that’s the commitment the Health Secretary Matt Hancock made today.
‘Where people choose to work, of course they need to do that in a way that keeps them safe and those that they work around safe as well’ – Business Secretary Alok Sharma
Before news of the Prime Minister’s diagnosis broke, Krishnan Guru-Murthy spoke to the Business Secretary Alok Sharma
Coronavirus deaths reach 1,000 in US as New York struggles with outbreak
In the US things are continuing to deteriorate in New York and around the country as Covid-19 has claimed over 1,000 lives.
‘Clap for our carers’: NHS workers tackling coronavirus applauded by public
Heroes is perhaps an overused term these days, but that’s what people are calling NHS workers who are continuing to fight the pandemic.
Police to issue £60 fine for breaking coronavirus rules
A £60 pound fine, which may double for each further offence. That’s the penalty in England for not adhering to government advice on avoiding non-essential travel.
How South Korea became the ‘model’ for beating the coronavirus
A month ago, South Korea suffered what was far-and-away the biggest coronavirus outbreak outside China.
Covid-19 deaths in Spain top 4,000 as hospitals struggle
The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has criticised EU countries for looking out for themselves in the early stages of the crisis and giving what she called an ‘only for me’ response.
Government unveils coronavirus support for self-employed
From hairdressers to handymen and painters to personal trainers, there are nearly five million people who are self-employed in the UK.
Vacuum cleaner makers Dyson to build ventilators for the NHS
They may be better known for making vacuum cleaners, but James Dyson’s company is now being asked to make ventilators for the NHS.
NHS warns of ‘tsunami’ of coronavirus patients in London
The country has seen the biggest daily rise in deaths from coronavirus – 115 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
Chancellor announces help for self-employed people – as world economy reels from coronavirus
115 new coronavirus deaths have been reported in the UK – as the government says millions of self-employed people will soon be able to claim up to £2,500 a month from the government.
Nearly half a million apply for Universal Credit in nine days
As almost half a million people rushed to apply for Universal Credit over the last nine days, the Department for Work and Pensions has redeployed thousands of staff to help go through the claims.
UK needs ‘vastly more’ ventilators – Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick
We spoke to the Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick and asked him what all these volunteers would actually do.