AMANDA PLATELL: It was lovely to clap for carers… but never take them for granted again

Spare a thought for Boris’s fiancee Carrie Symonds, 32, expecting her first child only to learn he has been tested positive for Covid-19 and both of them are now self-isolating. It is hard enough for Carrie that, as a mum-to-be, she is one of the groups who must take extra precautions.

Coronavirus diary: Mummy blogger Laura Rutherford shares her daily symptoms

My sensitivity to light has gone and I can enjoy the sun coming into my room at last. I’m not in a hurry to mingle with the family just yet because I really want to avoid them getting sick, but I am so desperate to cuddle the boys and snuggle up on the sofa with […]

Coronavirus: Nurse shares very intense ‘decontamination’ routine she follows everyday

“We are all taking the restrictions put upon us very seriously [and] are monitoring our own symptoms on a daily basis,” she explained. “Aside from going to work, getting food or putting gas in our cars, we are adhering firmly to the stay-home mandate.”

Weeping teachers and doctors scared for their lives – key workers tell all on life on the coronavirus frontline

However, I’m using the time I have now to create some simple, easy to follow recipe videos which I’m hoping to share online and with friends, to give others in lockdown a cooking activity to do to take their minds off things.”

A Love Like No Other: 70 years married, the parents of AMANDA PLATELL died hand in hand – within minutes of each other. Here in a soaring elegy, she says it was an end that perfectly mirrored two lives entwined as one

As I directed him back to my parents’ home and he pulled up outside, he turned around and said: ‘That’s your Mum and Dad, isn’t it?’ He was not the only one touched by their devotion. As their joint funeral showed, their love story touched so many.

‘We’d love to bring it back’: Little Britain’s Matt Lucas confirms he and David Walliams are in talks with Netflix to reboot the beloved BBC comedy

‘We had to put it together quite quickly as it was about Brexit. Plus no one expected us to come back on the radio. You would have expected Comic Relief or a big live tour. The reaction was great, which was encouraging.’

Stacey Solomon fights back tears with baby son Rex as they applaud NHS workers

Stacey admitted: “I’ve never felt luckier it be in isolation with my family knowing there are so many incredible people out there risking their lives and away from their own families to make sure we’re OK and get through this… We love you so much.”

Domestic abuse advocates warn of an increase in violence amid coronavirus crisis

What can victims do to stay safe?Advocates are now urging victims to ensure they have access to alternative online supports, including Telstra safe phones, which allow those who are concerned their partner may be monitoring their communications to stay in touch with others and seek help if need be (the government has cut funding for […]

BEL MOONEY: I fear I’ll never see the needy folk I care for again

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Princess Eugenie Celebrates Milestone Birthday During Coronavirus Pandemic

Eugenie, who uses her Instagram account to highlight her many charity initiatives (and some really cute throwback pictures of her and Beatrice growing up), has more recently been using Instagram Stories to highlight the work of the National Health Service (NHS) in the U.K. during the coronavirus pandemic.