Care regulator investigated safety at up to 50 nursing homes during England’s Covid-19 crisis

Around 50 care homes were officially investigated by regulators during the Covid-19 crisis because of concerns they weren’t safe, it was revealed today. Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday sparked a bitter row between politicians and care bosses after saying ‘too many’ homes weren’t following proper procedures. Chiefs in the sector called his comments ‘despicable’, ‘cowardly’ and … Read more Care regulator investigated safety at up to 50 nursing homes during England’s Covid-19 crisis

Britain’s Coronavirus crisis jobs cull tops 200,000

Coronavirus crisis jobs cull tops 200,000: Chancellor urged to do ‘whatever it takes’ to curb the cuts By James Salmon for the Daily Mail Published: 23:06 BST, 7 July 2020 | Updated: 23:06 BST, 7 July 2020 The Chancellor was last night urged to do ‘whatever it takes’ to support jobs as it emerged more … Read more Britain’s Coronavirus crisis jobs cull tops 200,000

As the Covid crisis deepened, the nation’s favourite farming soap shut up shop

Until the pandemic came along, The Archers seemed indestructible. Nearly 70 years old, Radio 4’s everyday story of country folk is the world’s longest-running drama, and still draws several million listeners every week. At any rate, it used to. Whether it will have such a large and happy audience when Covid-19 finally departs our shores … Read more As the Covid crisis deepened, the nation’s favourite farming soap shut up shop

Tetra Pak couple pledge £10million ‘lifeline’ to bailout charities during the coronavirus crisis

Philanthropists Hans and Julia Rausing have given an astonishing £10million ‘lifeline’ to help charities survive the coronavirus crisis. The Charity Survival Fund is aimed at bridging a funding gap that has left hundreds of voluntary organisations under threat. One in ten UK charities is facing bankruptcy by the end of the year because of falling … Read more Tetra Pak couple pledge £10million ‘lifeline’ to bailout charities during the coronavirus crisis

Rita Ora shares tribute to mum Vera who has been working as a nurse amid the coronavirus crisis

‘So proud of you’: Rita Ora marks the 72nd birthday of the NHS with a heartfelt tribute to mum Vera who has been working as a nurse amid the coronavirus crisis By Raven Saunt For Mailonline Published: 17:39 BST, 5 July 2020 | Updated: 17:42 BST, 5 July 2020 Rita Ora has marked the 72nd … Read more Rita Ora shares tribute to mum Vera who has been working as a nurse amid the coronavirus crisis