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Garden centres in England will be allowed to open from Wednesday as part of first-step measures to gradually ease the coronavirus-related lockdown. The prime minister will announce on Sunday that garden centres will be allowed to open their doors to customers from 13 May. Bosses will have to make sure visitors stick to strict social […]

The last recorded message Britain intercepted from a German military communications network at the end of the World War Two has been revealed for the first time. It shows that Bletchley Park codebreakers carried on working in the final days of the war to keep Britain safe in case of a final stand by the […]

On 8 May 1945, the country erupted into unconfined celebration.   Every church pealed its bells, city centres and village greens became the scene of spontaneous parties – and a nation that held its upper lip stiff gave way to emotional outbursts, hugs and kisses among complete strangers abounded and all without shame. https://news.sky.com/story/ve-day-the-end-of-war-in-europe-sparked-spontaneous-parties-11985007

The country will remember VE Day at 11am today with a two-minute silence led by Prince Charles. At 3pm this afternoon, the nation will toast veterans and at 9pm the Queen will deliver a personal address from Windsor Castle – the same time her father, King George VI, gave a radio address in 1945 to […]

A new Banksy artwork paying tribute to NHS workers has appeared in a hospital corridor. https://news.sky.com/story/new-banksy-artwork-appears-at-hospital-and-depicts-nhs-workers-as-superheroes-11984313

The UK’s daily carbon emissions have fallen by more than a third during lockdown, according to data shared with Sky News. But the committee that is advising the government on how the UK can become carbon neutral by 2050 has warned that the reductions are short term and the country’s economic recovery should be green. […]

“It’s quite hard to come in and keep that brave face on with everything that’s going on, but this is one of the most important times of a woman’s life and we just want to reassure them,” says Kathryn Harding. She is a manager on the maternity ward at Liverpool Women’s Hospital and as we […]

Pulling their own teeth out and creating makeshift fillings using putty are some of the desperate measures people at home are taking to treat toothache during lockdown.    I had to file down my own do-it-yourself lockdown filling https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-i-had-to-file-down-my-own-do-it-yourself-lockdown-filling-11983230

Staggering shift times, reducing face-to-face interaction and keeping lifts half-empty are some of the workplace measures the government is considering as it looks to ease the lockdown.   Seven government documents, drawn up by cabinet office minister Michael Gove and business secretary Alok Sharma, have revealed what guidance will be given as people are allowed […]

Vintage episodes of Coronation Street and Emmerdale are to be aired as the soap operas run out of new episodes. Production of the shows was stopped in March as the country went into coronavirus lockdown. Broadcaster ITV has since reduced the number of episodes aired. Emmerdale will run out of episodes at the end of […]




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