Heartbroken pensioner who lost his wife of 50 years to coronavirus pens an emotional letter to neighbours asking them to stay at home to avoid a ‘prolonged, painful death’

The numbers behind the UK’s crisis have escalated rapidly over the past seven days and Health Secretary Matt Hancock today admitted that next week is likely to be worse still, potentially topping out at more than 1,000 deaths per day by Easter Sunday.

Matty Johns shares story of he and Andrew and surfer Matt Hoy got in a fight

“You never see him out of breath at all in any of the fitness, it’s a bit weird. I don’t know what it is about him, he’s like a superhuman.”

Matt Hancock scored an own goal with his cheap shot at footballers

Has online dating played fair with people who ultimately want relationships? Obviously, there are safety issues in meeting strangers. Away from that, while casual sex has its place, I sympathise with anyone who dislikes the modern romantic-sexual landscape, but gets labelled prudish if they complain. So, sure, modern romance is tricky in the time of […]

Chaplains support NHS coronavirus medics giving end-of-life care

The rabbi’s case was raised by John Sentamu, archbishop of York, on BBC’s Question Time. “I don’t understand why a family can’t be by the graveside or in the crematorium, provided the numbers are restricted,” he said. “People are grieving doubly.”

The Woodlands community figure Mike Bass dies at 77

“I always thought (he) was brilliant. He may not always agree with your conclusion, but he respected it. He was one of those people who you could ‘agree to disagree’ with. He was a person who I looked to for counsel a lot,” Lisiewski said. “When I submitted my application to join the DSC, he […]

NHRA’s John Force tries to keep smiling, but it isn’t easy these days

Because the state mandate is limiting how much he can go to his shop in suburban Los Angeles, Force is trying to keep busy around his house. But for a guy who lives, eats, sleeps and breathes drag racing, Force is somewhat challenged when it comes to spending his time wisely.

PM’s virus adviser warns Britain might still need to adopt herd immunity in its fight against coronavirus as lockdown measures have painted the country ‘into a corner’

But MailOnline can reveal one firm poised to supply DIY coronavirus antibody tests to Number 10 – kits deemed crucial in ending Britain’s draconian lockdown because they reveal who is immune to the disease – has yet to hear back on how it can get its test approved despite approaching them last month.

Britain suffers its worst day yet in coronavirus crisis as 708 die in one day taking total to 4,313 but number of new infections rises by just 3,735 – smallest increase in four days

But MailOnline can reveal one firm poised to supply DIY coronavirus antibody tests to Number 10 – kits deemed crucial in ending Britain’s draconian lockdown because they reveal who is immune to the disease – has yet to hear back on how it can get its test approved despite approaching them last month.

Sheridan Smith meets adorable Queen at Buckingham Palace

His wife Sophie went on to pay special tribute to the Queen. “I think there is a common denominator that needs to be said – that is the word service. All of you, one way or another, are serving communities, associations, organisations representing people all over the world. And of course there’s one person here […]

‘He wasn’t a partner, we were friends’: Syd Little pays tribute to comedy sidekick Eddie Large, 78, after his death in hospital from coronavirus while being treated for heart failure

A tweet from Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly’s joint Twitter account said: ‘So sad to hear about the passing of Eddie Large. We had the pleasure of working with him and Sid a few years ago. He just loved making people laugh. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with his family at this time. […]