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Coronavirus: ‘Institutional racism left minorities exposed’

Image copyright Family photo Image caption Nicola Mincher told her partner Raza Ghulam she did not want him going into work, but he said he could not afford time off Institutional racism may have contributed to the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on ethnic minorities in Wales, a top judge has …

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Alok Sharma: Cabinet minister tested for virus after being taken ill

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAlok Sharma wiped his face several times while speaking in Parliament Business Secretary Alok Sharma is self-isolating at home after becoming unwell in Parliament. Mr Sharma looked uncomfortable while taking part in a debate earlier, mopping his brow several times with his …

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Enhanced lockdown powers needed in Brighton, council says

Image copyright eddie mitchell Image caption Stewards tried to prevent people accessing the beaches when they were deemed to be at capacity A city council has called for more powers from government to implement its own lockdown, after huge crowds have filled its parks and beaches. Brighton and Hove City …

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The women who ran a WW1 military hospital

Image copyright Cook-Dickerman Collection Image caption Flora Murray was in charge of the hospital which treated thousands of soldiers “We have been gloriously happy.” The inscription on Flora Murray’s gravestone at Penn in Buckinghamshire – a long way from her native Dumfriesshire – gives little hint of what she lived …

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Coronavirus: Queen seen in public for first time since lockdown,

Image copyright PA Media The Queen has been photographed riding in the grounds of Windsor Castle – her first public appearance since the coronavirus lockdown began. The 94-year-old monarch was pictured on a 14-year-old Fell Pony called Balmoral Fern over the weekend. She regularly rides in the grounds of Windsor, …

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George Floyd death: Thousands join UK protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThousands marched from Trafalgar Square to the US embassy in South London Thousands of people have gathered across central London to protest against the killing of an unarmed black man by police in the US. They held up signs saying “Justice for …

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Durdle Door: Tombstoning continues despite three seriously hurt

Image copyright Dorset Police Image caption Emergency crews were called to Durdle Door at about 16:00 BST on Saturday Tombstoning has continued on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast less than 24 hours after three people were seriously hurt jumping 70ft (21m) from a cliff. The casualties were taken to hospital after jumping …

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Boy with cerebral palsy completes Captain Tom marathon feat

Image caption The whole street came out to cheer on Tobias Weller A boy with cerebral palsy who was inspired by Captain Tom Moore to walk a marathon has said it felt “magnificent” to have completed his challenge. Tobias Weller, aged nine, uses a walking frame and was only managing …

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Coronavirus: NHS services to be gradually restarted

Image copyright Getty Images NHS services suspended in Scotland because of coronavirus are to be gradually restarted, the health secretary has announced. Jeane Freeman said pain clinics, dental treatment and cancer referrals would be among the first areas to be restored. Health boards have submitted mobilisation plans to ministers. These …

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