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Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie video chat with young cancer patients [Video]

Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie video chat with young cancer patients

Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie take part in an online discussion with young cancer patients about coping with cancer during the pandemic. The Princesses who are honorary patrons of Teenage..

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Leicester to reintroduce stricter lockdown measures due to a spike in Covid-19 cases [Video]

Leicester to reintroduce stricter lockdown measures due to a spike in Covid-19 cases

Mr Hancock told MPs: “Having taken clinical advice on the actions necessary and discussed them with the local team in Leicester and Leicestershire, we have made some difficult but important..

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Father and son reunited with family after seven weeks in hospital [Video]

Father and son reunited with family after seven weeks in hospital

This is the heart-warming moment a four-year-old boy and his father were reunited with their family after spending seven weeks in hospital for cancer treatment. James Stephenson, 32, had been isolating..

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All you need to know from the June 22 Covid-19 briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the June 22 Covid-19 briefing

All you need to know from the June 22 Downing Street Covid-19 briefing as Health Secretary Matt Hancock announces shielding will stop from the end of July.

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Hancock pays tribute to England’s 2.2 million shielders [Video]

Hancock pays tribute to England’s 2.2 million shielders

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has paid tribute to the 2.2 million people in England who have been shielding at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Harries details ‘stepped approach’ to easing of shielding [Video]

Harries details ‘stepped approach’ to easing of shielding

The 2.2 million people in England who are currently shielding can meet in groups from July 6, the Health Secretary has announced, with shielding coming to a stop at the end of July. Report by Patelr...

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Trump will try again after Supreme Court DACA decision [Video]

Trump will try again after Supreme Court DACA decision

President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration will make a filing on "Dreamer" immigrants in the United States, without providing details, to address the Supreme Court's ruling that said he..

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A royal call: Prince William surprises shielding family [Video]

A royal call: Prince William surprises shielding family

Prince William surprised a woman and her young son who have been shielding for three months with a video call.

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After viral photo, UK BLM protester speaks out [Video]

After viral photo, UK BLM protester speaks out

[NFA] The black man identified as the individual carrying a suspected far-right protester to safety in a viral photograph captured by a Reuters photographer on Saturday (June 13) during anti-racist and..

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Nicola Sturgeon optimistic of moving to phase two of lockdown [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon optimistic of moving to phase two of lockdown

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she's hopeful of moving to phase two of lockdown in Scotland when she announces her review of the measures in place on Thursday.

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How MPs joined kilometre-long queue in a vote to end virtual parliament [Video]

How MPs joined kilometre-long queue in a vote to end virtual parliament

MPs formed a socially-distanced queue across the entire parliamentary estate and voted in favour of discontinuing the virtual parliament, in place to reduce transmission of Covid-19 during the..

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How MPs joined kilometre-long queue in a vote to end virtual parliament – video [Video]

How MPs joined kilometre-long queue in a vote to end virtual parliament – video

MPs formed a socially-distanced queue across the entire parliamentary estate and voted in favour of discontinuing the virtual parliament, in place to reduce transmission of Covid-19 during the..

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New York Assembly lawmakers repeal 50-A law shielding police records, bill goes to Cuomo for signature [Video]

New York Assembly lawmakers repeal 50-A law shielding police records, bill goes to Cuomo for signature

The law that shields police records in New York State has been repealed by Senate and Assembly lawmakers.

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Thai man caught taking pictures under woman's skirt in elevator [Video]

Thai man caught taking pictures under woman's skirt in elevator

A man was caught taking pictures under a woman's skirt in an elevator in Thailand. The man followed the woman into an apartment block lift then sidled up behind her in Nonthaburi, central Thailand,..

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Octogenarian ‘livid’ at social distancing breaches [Video]

Octogenarian ‘livid’ at social distancing breaches

Robert Atkinson, an octogenarian who is shielding during the pandemic in Belfast, speaks of his frustration at images of mass gatherings on beaches and says he feels wary of going out again in fear of..

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Arlene Foster: People shielding in Northern Ireland to be allowed outside from June 8 [Video]

Arlene Foster: People shielding in Northern Ireland to be allowed outside from June 8

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster has said from Monday June 8 those who are shielding will be able to spend time outside with people from their own household or one person from another..

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All you need to know from the May 31 coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 31 coronavirus briefing

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announced that members of the public shielding will be able to to leave their homes for the first time since lockdown.

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Communities Secretary announces new advice for people shielding during pandemic [Video]

Communities Secretary announces new advice for people shielding during pandemic

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announces plans to allow shielding members of the public to leave their homes for the first time since lockdown began.

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Power & electricity hurricane prep underway amid pandemic [Video]

Power & electricity hurricane prep underway amid pandemic

Fox 4's annual hurricane special will air tonight, and preparations this year focus not only on the storm season ahead, but also the pandemic. That includes how officials are working to ensure you have..

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Supreme Court Sides With Trump Administration On Shielding Mueller Probe Grand Jury Materials [Video]

Supreme Court Sides With Trump Administration On Shielding Mueller Probe Grand Jury Materials

The Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration in a key ruling.

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People at high risk of Covid-19 are concerned about the implications of tourists descending on the South West.
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Coronavirus: Your shielding questions answered

BBC Local News: Hampshire -- Sue Zirps from Age UK answers some of your questions about shielding restrictions.
BBC Local News - Published

Vulnerable shielders fear relaxing of Covid-19 guidelines

Vulnerable people across the UK have expressed fear over the changes to shielding rules which will allow them to meet others for the first time in three months, from Monday.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Woman shielding from coronavirus was robbed after trip to pharmacy

woman shielding from coronavirus was robbed after trip to pharmacy
Siobhan Pearson and Lacey Tilley both admit mugging Elizabeth Rowe in Stokes Croft
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Currently 'no indication' Cambs is heading for another lockdown

currently 'no indication' cambs is heading for another lockdown
The county is planning to pause its work assisting shielding residents as the advice is relaxed
Cambridge News - Published

Shielding Kent mum receives rotten fruit and veg in government food boxes

shielding kent mum receives rotten fruit and veg in government food boxes
But a government spokesman insisted that Lorraine’s experience was ‘not reflective of the majority’
Canterbury Times - Published Also reported by •Dover ExpressSevenoaks ChronicleFolkestone HeraldThanet GazetteKent and Sussex Courier

NI Chief Medical Officer McBride sends out 'roadmap' to end shielding for thousands

ni chief medical officer mcbride sends out 'roadmap' to end shielding for thousands
Fresh advice is being issued to the thousands of people in Northern Ireland who are currently shielding due to coronavirus as restrictions begin to ease.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Hove leukaemia patient slams shielding guidelines relaxation

A cancer patient has slammed what he calls the Government’s “devil may care” attitude to looking after people still in isolation.
The Argus - Published

Which? calls for urgent action as vulnerable people still struggle to get food

More than 100 days into lockdown, a quarter of vulnerable people are still struggling to access food. Which? urges the government to help shielding and vulnerable groups.
Which? - Published

Shielding woman told she couldn't watch mum's funeral live

shielding woman told she couldn't watch mum's funeral live
After losing her mum to coronavirus last month, Lynn Shouls was distressed to hear she wouldn't be able to watch the funeral service
Cambridge News - Published

Coronavirus: How those missed off the shielding list have fared in lockdown

BBC Local News: Lancashire -- Transplant patients and some with rare lung diseases were initially missed off the shielding list.
BBC Local News - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Ministers refuse to extend benefit sanctions ban despite warnings it will leave millions in 'untenable' situation

Labour says it is 'incomprehensible' for government to bring back conditionality and sanctions at a time when unemployment has risen sharply, vacancies have dropped, people are still shielding and the..
Independent - Published

Family who have been shielding for 14 weeks told it was a mistake

family who have been shielding for 14 weeks told it was a mistake
'I burst into tears. I have been struggling with lockdown anyway'
Bristol Post - Published

Warning issued for shielding and vulnerable people as temperatures soar

warning issued for shielding and vulnerable people as temperatures soar
"You will need to do things differently this year"
Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette - Published Also reported by •North Devon JournalExeter Express and EchoTorquay Herald Express

Youngster in shielding family says 'It's saving my dad’s life which is all I care about'

youngster in shielding family says 'it's saving my dad’s life which is all i care about'
A Hamilton family welcomed the extension of the shielding period for vulnerable people.
Daily Record - Published

Digital future and flexible working offer a new way forward

The covid-19 pandemic has made digital inclusion ever more important, with digital technology keeping people connected while shielding, isolating or staying indoors. In a crisis where digital access..
Brighton and Hove News - Published

Arsenal stars Lacazette and Ozil mocked for using umbrellas in sunshine

arsenal stars lacazette and ozil mocked for using umbrellas in sunshine
Arsenal substitutes Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette were spotted shielding themselves from the blazing sunshine as the Gunners overcame Southampton 2-0 on the south coast
Daily Star - Published

"Time seems to slow down": Stroke survivor opens up on shielding experience

time seems to slow down: stroke survivor opens up on shielding experience
Scott Kerr was instructed to minimise contact with others in March after being born with a hole in his heart
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