Jeremy Clarkson insists he can drive during lockdown because ‘you can’t get coronavirus in a car’

Jeremy Clarkson has ‘helpfully’ suggested he’ll continue to drive during the coronavirus pandemic, despite the government and NHS’s plea for everyone to stay home whenever possible. The former Top Gear host, who was fired from the BBC after hangrily punching a producer, insisted you can’t pass on the virus inside a car… which defies all …

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NHS’s top doctor warns UK will ‘do well’ if fewer than 20,000 die

If there are less than 20,000 deaths in the UK from coronavirus then ‘we will have done very well’, the country has been warned. Today the UK death toll from Covid-19 reached 1,019. NHS England medical director Professor Stephen Powis, speaking at the daily coronavirus briefing alongside Business Secretary Alok Sharma, insisted it’s “possible to …

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Britain’s coronavirus lockdown on course to ‘reduce death rate from 260,000 to 5,700’, say experts

BRITAIN’S lockdown is on course to reduce the coronavirus death rate from 260,000 to 5,700, experts have said. Boris Johnson announced on Monday new government measures to curb the spread of the killer bug, by halting non-essential travel and shuttering thousands of pubs and businesses. Statisticians at Imperial College London have calculated that the UK …

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Polar winds to push temperatures to -5C as cold blast set to bring ice and snow over weekend

POLAR winds will push temperatures to -5C this weekend bringing snow to parts of the UK. Britons are warned to “dig out winter coats” as a north-easterly chill ploughs in from Scandinavia. Freezing gusts will make it feel close to -13C across Scotland and the north with “wind-chill” temperatures resembling mid-winter. Near-record high pressure will …

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Coronavirus UK :260 die in 24 hours taking death toll up to 1,019 with over 17,000 now infected

1019 PEOPLE have now died from coronavirus in the UK after the deadliest 24 hours to date saw 260 people die. Government advisers have warned tougher lockdown and social distancing measures could be brought into place as 17,089 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 in the UK. Yesterday, Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock both …

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Coronavirus lockdown ‘to get tougher in three weeks’ as Brits violate quarantine

Brits could soon be under stricter social distancing measures to stop the spread of coronavirus – after the UK’s death toll surged by 181 yesterday. Covid-19 has claimed the lives of 759 people in the UK, including young and previously healthy people, and the figure is expected to soar in weeks to come In a …

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Coronavirus forces world’s oldest man in UK to celebrate 112th birthday alone in isolation

The world’s oldest man will be forced to celebrate his 112th birthday alone tomorrow thanks to the coronavirus outbreak gripping the UK. Bob Weighton’s birthday is usually a joyous occasion as pupils from a local school come to sing him songs and the mayor even pays him a visit at his care home. But celebrations …

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Man builds coronavirus self-isolation bunker complete with Sky TV, kitchen and drum kit

A man who built an ‘apocalyptic bunker’ beneath his back garden now has the perfect place to self-isolate amid the killer coronavirus pandemic. Colin Furze, an inventor, started work on the steel hideaway back in 2015, and admits that he’s glad he’s got a place to go now the entirety of the UK has been …

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Simon Cowell pledges over £1m to charities caught up in coronavirus plight

Simon Cowell has pledged to donate more than £1million to charities affected by the coronavirus. The music mogul is donating $1.6million of his wealth and has urged other business leaders to do the same in these tough circumstances. In particular, he is donating to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, a charity he has worked with in …

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