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At least 100 organisations have offered to supply free school meals during half term, inspired by footballer Marcus Rashford’s campaign to end child food poverty. On Thursday, Rashford encouraged anyone wishing to join him to tweet using the hashtag #endchildfoodpoverty and he would retweet with a locator, saying he was “blown away” by the support […]

Nicola Sturgeon has revealed the Scottish alternative to Boris Johnson’s tiered system of coronavirus restrictions. While England has three tiers of measures, Scotland’s first minister has gone for five levels, which she said would mean “we don’t have to take a one-size-fits-all approach if that is not warranted”. The five levels will come into force […]

A deal on putting Warrington into Tier 3 has been agreed, council leaders have told Sky News. The deal, which has not yet been confirmed to Sky News by the government, includes £4.2m in financial support for businesses. Advertisement   © Sky News 2020

A senior intensive care consultant in Wales has told Sky News the country’s hospitals are in danger of being overwhelmed by the second wave of coronavirus – as the nation enters a 17-day “firebreak” lockdown. Anaesthetist Dr Ami Jones is hoping the move will buy time and ease pressure on an already strained health system. […]

An MP in Greater Manchester has been released from hospital after contracting coronavirus. Yasmin Qureshi was admitted last Saturday with pneumonia, when she began to feel “much worse” having already isolated at home for 10 days with COVID-19. After some “excellent care” from medics at Royal Bolton Hospital, the Labour MP for Bolton South East […]

Around 1 in 130 people in England are estimated to have had coronavirus last week, official figures show. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said there were around 35,200 new cases per day between 10 and 16 October, and that 433,300 people in England were infected. Last week, 1 in 160 people were believed to be […]