BREAKING: Police believe body found in Belfast is that of missing teenager Noah Donohoe

Police believe a body found in Belfast is that of missing teenager Noah Donohoe. The body was found in the North Belfast area just before 9.45am on Saturday and police said there was no evidence of foul play. Noah has been missing since he left home last Sunday. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said: … Read more BREAKING: Police believe body found in Belfast is that of missing teenager Noah Donohoe

Could We Go Abroad Next Week? Simon Calder Explains Air Bridges | This Morning

It’s the news we’ve all been waiting for – Brits are expected to be allowed to travel safely to holiday hotspots as of next week. Simon Calder is live from County Down in Northern Ireland, to explain more… and on the day campsites open in NI, shares a staycation secret! Broadcast on 26/06/20 Subscribe now … Read more Could We Go Abroad Next Week? Simon Calder Explains Air Bridges | This Morning

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland adjust lockdown rules – BBC News

In Scotland the government has announced that all schoolchildren will be back in their classrooms full time from mid-August, as long as Coronavirus cases continue to fall. Ministers in Scotland had planned to implement so-called “blended learning”, combining teaching at school and at home, but some parents said it would be too difficult for them … Read more Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland adjust lockdown rules – BBC News

Johnson: No Current Risk of Second Wave of Coronavirus in U.K.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a major loosening of coronavirus lockdown restrictions on Tuesday that will allows a swath of businesses to reopen from July 4th. The government also announced that social-distancing rules will be relaxed. From July 4 people will be advised to stay at least 1 metre (3 feet) apart, rather than … Read more Johnson: No Current Risk of Second Wave of Coronavirus in U.K.

England to ease lockdown, while rest of UK waits

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced an easing of lockdown restrictions from July 4. The measures will affect England, but not Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. FRANCE 24 UK correspondent Benedicte Paviot says top scientists fear the announcement is premature. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more England to ease lockdown, while rest of UK waits

Shielding measures to be relaxed for 2 million highly vulnerable people – BBC News

Measures to protect the most vulnerable people in England shielding from coronavirus are set to be relaxed from the end of July. There are currently just over 2 million people who have been advised to not leave their homes during lockdown because of a health condition. Until recently they were also unable to see family … Read more Shielding measures to be relaxed for 2 million highly vulnerable people – BBC News

‘Watch this space’: PM says lockdown changes will follow reduction of coronavirus alert level

The prime minister has indicated lockdown restrictions will be eased “as the science allows” after reducing the UK’s coronavirus alert level 4 to 3. Boris Johnson, speaking after Department for Health confirmed the change had been made following a recommendation from experts, said “watch this space” when asked whether social distancing for school children could … Read more ‘Watch this space’: PM says lockdown changes will follow reduction of coronavirus alert level

All children back in school by September in England pledges government – BBC News

The Government has pledged that all school-age children in England will be back in class in September, with details of the plan to be published in the next two weeks. The Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said that classes could go up from 15 to 30, but wouldn’t say whether the 2 metre distancing rule would … Read more All children back in school by September in England pledges government – BBC News

How Do We Get Our Children Back To School? | This Morning

Yesterday Northern Ireland announced that in a measure to help get pupils back to school, the two meter distancing requirement will be relaxed to one. So with the government and teaching unions at loggerheads about what to do in the rest of the country – just how do we move forward? With them facing SIX … Read more How Do We Get Our Children Back To School? | This Morning

Govt abandons NHS contact tracing app – BBC News

The government has abandoned its plans to use a smartphone app developed by the NHS for tracing people exposed to coronavirus infection. Ministers have now decided to instead use technology provided by Apple and Google as part of the test and trace programme. The aim had been to have an app fully working and in … Read more Govt abandons NHS contact tracing app – BBC News

Care homes in England call for end to ban on visits from relatives – BBC News

Care providers in England are calling on the government to make plans to allow people to visit relatives in care homes. Visits were banned over 12 weeks ago as care homes across the UK closed their doors to try to protect residents from the coronavirus. Meanwhile more than 1,500 senior doctors have called on the … Read more Care homes in England call for end to ban on visits from relatives – BBC News

Is it safe for children to go back to school?

More than 1,500 of the country’s leading child health specialists have urged the Prime Minister to explain his plan to get children back to school in England – warning that continued absence from class “risks scarring the life chances of a generation”. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Speaking in the Commons, Mr Johnson blamed Labour councils for being … Read more Is it safe for children to go back to school?

Marcus Rashford campaign wins children right to free school meals during summer holidays – BBC News

Around 1.3 million children in England will be able to claim vouchers for free school meals during the summer holidays, following a campaign led by the Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford. Ministers had previously said they would not agree to free school meals vouchers outside term time. The prime minister Boris Johnson praised Mr Rashford’s … Read more Marcus Rashford campaign wins children right to free school meals during summer holidays – BBC News

Coronavirus Vaccine Is Already In Human Trials | This Morning

After the UK’s daily death rate has dropped to its lowest figure since before lockdown, could some good news finally be on the horizon? As it’s revealed that pharmaceutical giant Astrazeneca hope to deliver hundreds of millions of vaccine doses to EU countries before the end of the year, and with the announcement that pubs … Read more Coronavirus Vaccine Is Already In Human Trials | This Morning

Queues and distancing as shoppers return to England’s high streets – BBC News

There was the unfamiliar sight of shoppers on the high street today in England as clothes shops and department stores opened their doors for the first time since lockdown. At one store in central London scuffles broke out as customers tried to cram in. But despite long, socially distant queues outside some retailers, the number … Read more Queues and distancing as shoppers return to England’s high streets – BBC News