UK slammed for coronavirus testing shortfall as officials release guidance on who to save first

The latest figures come eight days after Johnson asserted that the UK was “massively ramping up” its nationwide testing program, and would continue to increase the number of tests carried out each week. The Prime Minister, who is himself in self-isolation after testing positive for the virus, posted a video to Twitter on Wednesday evening […]

ITV will pause its programming for Clap for our Carers as the nation prepares to thank key health care workers for a second week

NHS Charities Together Chief Executive Ellie Orton said: ‘Joining the wonderful wave of support for the NHS to say a massive thank you together with Clap for our Carers is already making such a difference and today, and because of the brilliant British people, we have already raised nearly £17 million for our Covid-19 Urgent […]

British coronavirus patients to get promising Ebola drug remdesivir as part of trial amid escalating crisis in the UK

Dr Siu Ping Lam, director of licensing division of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, said: ‘The MHRA is ready to prioritise and provide any assistance for clinical trials and other regulatory applications in response to Covid-19, in line with Government priorities.’ 

Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: UK Cinema Chain Curzon CEO On Surviving Closures & Evolving VOD Offering

Knatchbull: There is no doubt that the huge success of Parasite will help alleviate some of the financial losses but our distribution arm is already well geared up for streaming with several years’ experience of day-and-date releasing. We’ve always been nimble and thought creatively about distribution strategy. Where appropriate we’ll be looking to release through […]

AMC Networks Streamer Acorn TV To Launch In UK This Month

“The United Kingdom has a long-standing tradition of producing first-rate dramas and mysteries, so we’re thrilled to feature so many popular, award-winning programs in one place,” said Acorn general manager Matthew Graham. “As one of the best values in television, Acorn TV will make an excellent add-on to British consumers’ streaming options.”

UK astronomer: Scientists are ‘rotten forecasters’ of the future

Humans are a species, but they are also a very special species. One of the themes of my book is that we’re on a special planet, and we’re alive at a special time, when one species, namely the human species, can determine the entire planet’s future through technology. So we are a special species and […]

England, UK: Latest updates on Coronavirus

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly: 99Birmingham: 734Plymouth: 56Devon: 101Torbay: 42Somerset: 63North Somerset: 42Bath and North East Somerset: 45City of Bristol: 117Dorset: 62South Gloucestershire: 76Gloucestershire: 172Wiltshire: 93Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole: 58Isle of Wight: 14Hampshire: 652Portsmouth: 79West Berkshire: 41West Sussex: 160Brighton and Hove: 49Surrey: 571Reading: 28Wokingham: 67Bracknell Forest: 35Windsor and Maidenhead: 75Slough: 73Buckinghamshire: 140Hertfordshire: 480Central Bedfordshire: 60Sheffield: […]

Bitdefender reveals Mandrake spyware targeting Aussie Android users

SEE ALSOThe ultimate guide to finding and killing spyware and stalkerware on your smartphoneThis Android malware can take photos and videos and spy on your app historyOver 58,000 Android users had stalkerware installed on their phones last yearThis new Android ransomware infects you through SMS messagesThis huge Android trojan malware campaign was discovered after the […]

BBC too ‘squeamish’ and ‘simplistic’ in its rural news coverage

A BBC spokeswoman said: “We take our commitment to the reporting of rural affairs very seriously and welcome the report’s endorsement of our programming and overall impartiality. Whilst the report finds overall we do a good job reflecting and reporting rural affairs there are areas where we can do better and we have committed to […]

Working in a coronavirus world: Strategies and tools for staying productive

Secure remote access to business assets and online services. Typically this is provided by a virtual private network (VPN) solution, which sits on the PC, laptop, or mobile device and creates an encrypted network connection that makes it safe for the worker to access IT resources within the organization and elsewhere on the Internet or […]