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Saturday, May 16, 2020

The Met is gearing up for a day of action today (Saturday, May 16) with hundreds of special constables and volunteers hitting the streets to support their local communities.

After playing 500 games across the formats for Sussex, Mike Yardy has agreed to a ‘return home’ after joining Kent as the county’s first specialist batting coach.

Schools and non-essential shops will remain shut in England until at least June because the coronavirus transmission rate is still too high to significantly ease the lockdown, the prime minister said this evening.

Boris Johnson has said there will be no immediate end to the lockdown.

The official government advice to the public on coronavirus has changed to “stay alert, control the virus, save lives”, dropping the previous stricter message that people should stay home unless it is absolutely necessary to go out.

Crime

Saturday, May 16, 2020

The Met is gearing up for a day of action today (Saturday, May 16) with hundreds of special constables and volunteers hitting the streets to support their local communities.

More than 9,000 people have been targeted by “sextortion” scammers threatening to reveal intimate images of their victims in the first weeks of the lockdown, new figures reveal.

Police investigating an allegation of rape in Bromley have issued a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak with.

Police have launched an appeal after a woman was raped in Bromley.

A Plaistow man has been charged with stealing a puppy from a street in Orpington.

Politics

Monday, April 13, 2020

Boris Johnson has paid tribute to the NHS, saying there is “no question” it saved his life after he contracted coronavirus.

The Home Secretary has kicked off a public awareness campaign to ensure those experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse know of the help on offer.

Boris Johnson is on the mend and “sitting up in bed” the chancellor has confirmed.

Boris Johnson is “responding to treatment” in a London hospital as he battles coronavirus, Downing Street has said.

Boris Johnson is in a “stable” condition after spending the night in intensive care as he battles coronavirus.

Education

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Wondering how to keep your children entertained and educated during lockdown? Here are seven useful resources to keep them from climbing up the walls.

Downing Street has announced the closure of all schools in England from Friday afternoon, March 20.

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Representatives from London South East Colleges have been to Buckingham Palace for their Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

Students are getting the chance to take over a London hotel.

Students have moved in to their new classrooms at Eden Park High School.

Business

Monday, May 4, 2020
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As the UK’s coronavirus cases begin to stabilise, calls for an end to the nation’s strict lockdown rules continue to grow.

A company could be at the forefront of coronavirus diagnosis as it works to develop a home test kit.

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Scientists and clinicians are set to map how coronavirus spreads and behaves in a bid to fight back against the virus.

Scientists and health experts have confirmed that newspapers are not transmitters of Covid-19 owing to the ink and the printing process they go through.

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Students are getting the chance to take over a London hotel.

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