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Coronavirus: Cadbury’s taking staff temperatures

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The testing is taking place at Cadbury’s Bournville plant, and other key locations Mondelez said Staff at chocolate maker Cadbury are having their temperatures taken as concerns over coronavirus grow. Owners Mondelez International said all manufacturing staff at its Bournville factory in Birmingham were …

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Calm returns to markets after share turmoil

Image copyright Reuters Shares in Europe and the US have risen, recovering some of the ground lost on Monday when markets saw the biggest falls since the 2008 financial crisis. London’s FTSE 100 is up 2.4%, after a 7.7% drop in the previous session, while US markets opened up 2%. …

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Coronavirus: Sixteen confirmed cases in Northern Ireland

Image copyright Getty Images Four new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed by the Department of Health, bringing the total number of cases in Northern Ireland to 16. All four cases are adults and one case involved recent travel from northern Italy. Three of the cases can be traced to …

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Coronavirus: Ski pupils to self-isolate after Italy trip cut short

Image copyright Claudia Beretta/Mondadori/Getty Images Image caption The trip to Courmayeur was abandoned due to lifts in the Italian resort being closed A British school party which arrived in Italy just before the country launched its coronavirus lockdown has had to abandon its trip. Pupils from Welbourn, Lincolnshire, arrived at …

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Alex Salmond trial witness ‘scared’ to come forward

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Mr Salmond says he is innocent and has pled not guilty to all 14 of the charges against him A woman who has accused Alex Salmond of sexually assaulting her has told a court she was “scared” to come forward because he was a …

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Coronavirus: Banks to allow customers to defer mortgage payments

Image copyright Getty Images Taxpayer-owned bank RBS will allow people affected by the coronavirus outbreak to defer mortgage and loan repayments for up to three months. TSB said it would also allow a mortgage window, but for two months, and both banks said savers could close fixed-term savings accounts without …

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Second patient cured of HIV, say doctors

Image copyright Andrew Testa/New York Times/Redux/eyevine Image caption Adam Castillejo wants to be “an ambassador of hope” A man from London has become the second person in the world to be cured of HIV, doctors say. Adam Castillejo is still free of the virus more than 30 months after stopping …

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Lindsay Birbeck trial: Jury discharged for legal reasons

Image copyright Lancashire Police Image caption Lindsay Birbeck was found 12 days after she was reported missing The jury in the trial of a teenager accused of murdering a woman found dead in a Lancashire cemetery has been discharged. Lindsay Birbeck’s body was found in Accrington Cemetery 12 days after …

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