May 19, 2020

WWII veteran Captain Tom Moore to be awarded a knighthood

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sir Tom 'provided us all with a beacon of light through the fog of coronavirus'
May 19, 2020

Captain Tom Moore gets a knighthood for his incredible fundraising

The 100-year-old raised over £33 million for the NHS by walking laps of his garden
May 19, 2020

British Steel pensioners eye £2bn insurance deal

Tens of thousands of British steelworkers are in line for a potential boost to their retirement incomes from a £2bn deal being explored by pension bosses.
May 19, 2020

Euromillions results for £15m jackpot draw on Tuesday, May 19

The winning Euromillions numbers and Thunderball for Tuesday night's draw are here
May 19, 2020

Asda trials virtual queuing as part of longer-term social distancing measures

Asda is trialling a "virtual queuing" system as it seeks to address shoppers' safety concerns during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 19, 2020

Seven-year-old child dies of coronavirus as UK death toll continues to rise

The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK has risen to 35,023
May 19, 2020

‘It’s like your lost’: lives shattered by the coronavirus jobs crisis

The economic consequences of coronavirus are gathering in the wake of the health emergency.
May 19, 2020

German soccer boss proposes salary caps

The head of Germany's football federation (DFB) proposed salary caps to help make the sport more sustainable, saying the coronavirus pandemic offered a chance to implement reforms for the future.
May 19, 2020

Challenge Cup final postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

This year's Challenge Cup final, scheduled for July 18 at Wembley Stadium, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rugby Football League (RFL) said on Tuesday.
May 19, 2020

Plan for no fans at Bulgarian matches runs into criticism

Bulgarian authorities' decision to allow the domestic league to restart but without any fans in attendance after the COVID-19 stoppage has sparked widespread criticism from clubs and supporters in the Balkan country.
May 19, 2020

Government website to get British people to pick harvest crashes

The government's website to get British people to pick this year's harvest crashed within minutes of the environment secretary urging people to visit it.
May 19, 2020

Staying two metres apart ‘not enough to stop Covid transmission’

Saliva droplets can travel more than five metres in five seconds if there a slight breeze of around 2.5mph