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BRITISH Airways began laying-off its cabin crew last night. Bosses wrote to members of its younger ‘mixed fleet’ to stand down as it battles to survive. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the...

Deputy British ambassador to Hungary dies of coronavirus aged 37 as parents pay tribute to ‘funny and generous’ son Steven Dick passed away on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19 disease His...

British SpaceX Starlink competitor OneWeb launches another 34 mini satellites into orbit around the Earth bringing its mega-constellation up to 74 This is the third OneWeb launch in the construction of...

IF you yearn to get far from the madding crowd, we have scoured the country for the most amazing offshore escapes you have probably never heard of. From Kent’s Teapot Island – with its museum dedicated...

Suite treat retreats: British hotels are desperate for bookings – so why not bag a bargain in a top-class room? British hotel are offering discounts of as much as 50 per cent – and more Stay...

More than one MILLION British ‘good Samaritans’ join local Facebook support groups to help the vulnerable and elderly during the coronavirus crisis Facebook revealed more than 300 coronavirus...

British scientists are developing a prototype ventilator made from off-the-shelf parts that can be quickly assembled in small labs or workshops amid the coronavirus shortage The design is being developed...

Boris Johnson reveals first British patient is taking part in coronavirus cure trial and plans to buy ‘hundreds of thousands’ of antibody kits The Prime Minister did not reveal which drug...

First UK prisoner catches coronavirus: HMP Manchester inmate is taken to hospital after testing positive for killer bug as 13 convicts and four staff are put in isolation Inmate at Strangeways prison...

British companies claim they have created two 10-minute coronavirus testing kits amid warnings from health officials they could be inaccurate SureScreen Diagnostics in Derby uses drop of blood from patient’s...

RYANAIR, easyJet and British Airways are waiving all change fees for flights due to coronavirus. The airlines are removing the cost for passengers who are uncertain about their future holiday plans. ⚠️...

British Airways in battle for ‘survival’ over coronavirus: BA boss says the economic impact will be ‘more serious than the financial crisis, SARS or 9/11’ CEO Alex Cruz has written...

Pictured: British mother-of-four, 53, who died from coronavirus in Bali, as her husband remains in hospital isolation after testing negative Indonesia said the woman had died in hospital after arriving...

BRITS on holiday in Italy have been told to end their trips immediately, as cases of coronavirus soar past 10,000 in the country. The order comes from the UK Foreign Office as the Italian authorities advise...

BRITISH Airways and Ryanair have cancelled all flights to Italy until April 4 and April 8 respectively, following the latest travel advice from the government that advises against all travel to the country. The...

WITH more stormy weather on the way, a grim warning has gone out about the increasing risk of holidaymakers getting stuck in quicksand on Britain's holiday beaches. It's feared shifting tide...