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Image copyright Reuters A member of Metropolitan Police staff has died after contracting coronavirus, the force has confirmed. In a statement, it said a member of staff in its contact centre, who had pre-existing health conditions, died after testing positive for COVID-19. Scotland Yard said it would not be releasing a name in line with […]

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Image copyright Getty Images A 13-year-old boy who tested positive for coronavirus has died, a London hospital trust has said. Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, from Brixton in south London, died in King’s College Hospital early on Monday. He is thought to be the youngest person to have died with the virus in the UK. A spokesman […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new temporary NHS Nightingale Hospital is being set up at the ExCeL Centre in London’s Docklands area Thousands of EasyJet and Virgin airline staff are being offered work in the new NHS Nightingale Hospital. Those who sign up will support nurses and senior clinicians at the coronavirus field […]

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The accused is scheduled to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court later. A 22-year-old man has been charged over the fatal stabbing of a teenager in south-east London, the Met Police said. Mario Gruda has been accused of the murder of 18-year-old Cameron Murfitt, who suffered stab wounds in the Woolwich […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPM: Number of NHS volunteers in 24 hours equal to “population of Coventry” The number of people who have volunteered to help the NHS in its fight against coronavirus has passed half a million, double the government’s recruitment target. Speaking at his daily news conference, PM Boris […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People have been urged to keep a distance The UK government has taken further action to limit the spread of coronavirus. Shops selling non-essential items are to close, along with libraries, playgrounds, outdoor gyms and places of worship. Weddings and baptisms will be banned but funerals will be allowed. […]

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Image copyright Kelsey Mohammed Image caption Kelsey Mohammed says she has been overwhelmed by the support of the public. More than 1,000 volunteer groups have been set up to help those self-isolating during the coronavirus outbreak. Tens of thousands have come forward offering to pick up shopping or deliver medicine to the most vulnerable. Covid-19 […]

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Image copyright Handout Image caption Natalia Kurteczko plans to move out of her home and into a hostel next month A self-employed events organiser said she would need to leave her home and move into a hostel after work suddenly dried up because of the coronavirus. Natalia Kurteczko, 30, has lived in Oxford for seven […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hope, the Natural History Museum’s blue whale skeleton, will remain under lock and key until the summer The Tate galleries, the British Museum and the Natural History Museum have closed amid the coronavirus pandemic. London’s Southbank Centre, the Science Museum’s five sites and the Baltic in Gateshead have also […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Works on London Bridge are expected to last until October London Bridge has been closed to most private vehicles for seven months while major road works are carried out. Buses, licensed taxis, motorcycles and bikes are the only modes of transport allowed to use the central London crossing, until […]

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