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31st March, 14:15
New 45 contactless card limit to be rolled out from Wednesday
Shoppers will be able to make contactless card payments with a new higher limit of up to Â£45 per transaction from Wednesday. The contactless card payment limit in shops is increasing by Â£15, from Â£30 previously, as part of measures to combat coronavirus..
31st March, 14:05
Global Coronavirus infections top 800000 as Spain sees record death count
Spains coronavirus deaths have jumped by a record number as the medical system strained to care for its tens of thousands of infected patients, and the world total climbed to more than 800,000 cases. In the US, where the spread of the coronavirus has been accelerating, New Yorks governor begged for health care reinforcements, saying up to a million more workers are needed..
31st March, 09:12
Police told to be consistent over coronavirus lockdown rules
Police forces have been told to be "consistent" over their handling of new powers to enforce the Covid-19 lockdown. It comes following criticism of how some have been applying the powers, which include fines and arrests, brought in after the Government introduced social-distancing measures last week..
31st March, 09:07
Family of four found dead with dog in West Sussex home
A murder investigation has been launched after a family of four and their dog were found dead at a home in West Sussex. The bodies of two adults and two children were found at an address on Duffield Lane in the picturesque village of Woodmancote on Sunday evening..
31st March, 09:05
AA not seen material impact from Covid 19 despite office closures
Roadside assistance expert AA said that it has not yet seen a material impact from the coronavirus pandemic, even as all but one of its offices have been forced to close. The business said the future was uncertain and it was prioritising ensuring that staff, customers and suppliers stay healthy..
31st March, 09:01
Paul Chuckle on the mend after battling Covid 19
Paul Chuckle has said he is recovering after being "laid up" with Covid-19. The childrens TV star and entertainer told his followers on Twitter that he experienced "mild" symptoms but that it was "not nice", as he urged people to stay at home to ease the pressure on the NHS..
30th March, 11:13
We value you so much James McAvoys message to NHS frontline workers
James McAvoy has said that he wanted to "start a conversation" so that NHS frontline workers who are fighting the coronavirus pandemic are aware of how much they are valued by the public. The Hollywood star, who donated Â£275,000 to a campaign to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS staff, urged members of the public to follow suit and donate as much as they could afford to the crowdfunding initiative Masks For NHS Heroes..
30th March, 11:04
PMs chief aide Dominic Cummings self isolating with coronavirus symptoms
The Prime Ministers chief adviser Dominic Cummings is self-isolating after developing coronavirus-like symptoms..