Ex-hostage in Lebanon gives advice to keeping well during Coronavirus isolation

Sky’s Sarah Jane Mee talks to Terry Waite, the 80-year-old speaks about life in self isolation and his lessons learnt from Lebanon 29 years ago. In 1987, as an envoy of the Archbishop of Canterbury he was taken hostage in Lebanon and held in solitary confinement for almost five years. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel … Read more Ex-hostage in Lebanon gives advice to keeping well during Coronavirus isolation

BREAKING: Further 367 people have died in England of COVID-19

Another 393 people have died after contracting coronavirus – taking the UK total to 1,808. A further 367 people who tested positive for coronavirus died in England, bringing the total number to 1,651. Those who died were aged between 19 and 98 years old and all but 28 patients had underlying health conditions. The 19-year-old … Read more BREAKING: Further 367 people have died in England of COVID-19

Johnson & Johnson: “We think we can do it” on COVID-19 vaccine

“Now it’s a matter of time and hard work”. Chief Scientific Officer at drug company Johnson & Johnson, Dr Paul Stoffels says they want to start human trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine in September. The US pharmaceutical giant is working with its government and investing a billion dollars in research. It eventually wants to … Read more Johnson & Johnson: “We think we can do it” on COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus: ‘Will Liverpool ever win the Premier League?’

Former footballer and Sky Sports presenter, Chris Kamara gives a taste of what it could sound like for Liverpool fans if the Premier League season restarts. He also told Sky News that cancelling sports fixtures has left a “vacuum” in people’s lives – but he thinks fans now understand that it’s an essential step to … Read more Coronavirus: ‘Will Liverpool ever win the Premier League?’

Coronavirus: The mission to rescue stranded Britons

The UK is committing £75m to help Britons stranded abroad by chartering rescue flights when there are no other routes available. Speaking at the daily Downing Street briefing on the coronavirus, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the new plan will assist tens of thousands of travellers. Up to a million Britons are thought to be … Read more Coronavirus: The mission to rescue stranded Britons

Coronavirus: Police are doing something ‘unprecedented’

Transport Secretary Grant Schapps has admitted some police “might have gone too far” in their enforcement of the UK lockdown. He told Kay Burley “The police are doing a difficult job and they are doing it well. Britons breaking lockdown rules can be arrested or fined £60 to ensure people stay at home and avoid … Read more Coronavirus: Police are doing something ‘unprecedented’

Coronavirus support loophole leaves workers without pay

Workers who have recently changed jobs are being sacked or left without pay because of a loophole in the virus support scheme. Thousands of employees are potentially not eligible for wage subsidies because they started new roles in the days after a Treasury imposed cut off point. Political Correspondent, Rob Powell reports. SUBSCRIBE to our … Read more Coronavirus support loophole leaves workers without pay

Has a week of UK-wide lockdown worked?

From fewer car, train and bus journeys, Sky News’ Ashish Joshi takes a look at what impact the week-long lockdown has had. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our … Read more Has a week of UK-wide lockdown worked?

Charities warn donations are drying up amid the coronavirus crisis

With coronavirus dominating the headlines, some charities have said the epidemic has left them struggling for day-to-day support. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android … Read more Charities warn donations are drying up amid the coronavirus crisis

Nurses lives being ‘put at risk’ by a lack of protective equipment

The union that represents nurses has warned that health workers’ lives are being put at risk by of a lack of protective equipment. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download … Read more Nurses lives being ‘put at risk’ by a lack of protective equipment