Coronavirus deaths in Spain surge by a record 832 in 24 hours as toll hits 5,690

SPAIN has registered a new record number of coronavirus deaths in a single-day period. The number of deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours is 832, it emerged today. It beats the previous Spanish record of 769 coronavirus deaths, which was announced on Friday. The grim statistic means 5,690 people with the virus have …

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Stricter coronavirus lockdown measures may be put in place as UK death toll set to rise for three weeks

BRITS could face stricter lockdown measures in the coming weeks, experts have warned. It comes as the UK’s coronavirus death toll surges daily, with the worrying figures expected to peak around Easter. Yesterday, the number of people to die from the deadly bug rose by 181 to 759 in Britain- the biggest jump the UK has seen …

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UK forecast: 22C mini heatwave to roast Brits on Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Britain is set to roast in a 22C mini heatwave over the Easter weekend – the same time the current UK coronavirus lockdown could end.  A burst of hot air will send temperatures soaring towards the glorious mid-20s in just two weeks’ time, according to weather charts.  The latest forecast on WXCharts shows an area of high pressure …

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Deaf and autistic boy with ‘no friends’ receives 700 birthday cards from around the world

A DEAF and autistic boy who has “no friends” received more than 700 birthday cards from all over the world. Mum Natasha James, 33, put out an appeal on Facebook to see if anyone would send Dylan a card for his ninth birthday. She said: “The response from strangers was overwhelming.” The final tally was …

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Heathrow worker dad and pharmacist daughter die from coronavirus just 24 hours apart

A FRONTLINE Heathrow immigration officer and his daughter died from coronavirus 24 hours apart. Terminal 3 worker Sudhir Sharma, 61, passed away on Wednesday and pharmacist Pooja, 33, the following day. Officials do not believe Sudhir contractedCovid-19 on duty as he last worked on January 7, making it more likely he picked up the virus elsewhere. …

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People are actually reporting their neighbours for going on ‘two runs a day’ during lockdown, police say

If there’s one thing that runs to the heart of British culture, it’s being a stickler for rules and “the small print”. Oh, and we love snitching too, apparently.  In news that seems surprising, but then immediately isn’t, a police force says it has had a surge in calls from people reporting their neighbours for …

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People with Down syndrome could be left to die of coronavirus to ‘save’ medical supplies

People with disabilities including Down’s syndrome, cerebral palsy and autism could be left to die of coronavirus under new guidance on who doctors should prioritize for treatment.  US disability advocates say they have been disturbed by guidelines published by the state of Alabama on how to ration ventilators should the pandemic overstretch their resources.  New …

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Gang filmed attacking a postman after he rightly told them off for ignoring coronavirus lockdown

A DUTIFUL postman who told “covidiots” to self- ­isolate had his van kicked. Three yobs were filmed verbally lashing the man after he ticked them off for ignoring the lockdown. One booted the Royal Mail van after clashing with the delivery driver at Brighstone on the Isle of Wight on Thursday. Local Katherine Potter said: “The …

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Cystic fibrosis sufferer, 21, beats coronavirus and issues message of hope

A cystic fibrosis sufferer has shared a message of hope after testing positive for coronavirus and beating the disease. Daniel James-Lacey McInerney, 21, also has a chronic lung condition and was terrified when he contracted Covid-19. But after two weeks of hospital treatment and home quarantine, he has finally beaten the virus. He told the …

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