Since when were traffic wardens classed as key workers? Disgracefully, even since the Government ordered the UK workforce to work from home with only key workers being allowed to carry on as usual, traffic wardens have been on-duty, ticketing NHS staff car-parks.
Brussels will send £18.4million in foreign aid handouts to Iran to support its efforts in fighting the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the EU's top diplomat has announced.
The Corona virus pandemic has knocked the Turkey/Greece border refugee crisis off the headlines, but it's still there. Many of the 'Syrian refugees' are in fact from places as far off as Pakistan, Morocco and Nigeria, but large numbers really are from Syria.
Up to 20,000 troops have been placed on standby to help tackle the growing coronavirus crisis. The troops move - announced by Defence Secretary Ben Wallace - will double the size of the Army's civil contingency unit, which is held at a higher readiness to deal with emergencies, while reservists could also be called up to help.
From the surgeons to the porters, the nurses to the catering staff, the physios to the midwives, and the paramedics to the GPs - these heroes battle adversity each day to help us all when we’re at our most vulnerable. From cradle to grave, the NHS, and the incredible professionals who work in hospitals, GP surgeries, clinics, care homes and more, is a part of English life.
871 - The Battle of Marton, took place at a place recorded as Marton, perhaps in Wiltshire or Dorset. King Æthelred of Wessex (who reigned from 865 - 871) and Prince Alfred fought against the Danes. After 'much slaughter' the Danes remained masters of the field. It was the last of the battles known to be fought by Æthelred against the Danes that year, and the defeated King is reported to have died in April 871.
It never ceases to amaze me how a little flour and water can be transformed into such delicious, gorgeous bread, and in just a matter of minutes at that - and, in these times of panic-buying shortages, a simple but nice flatbread can be a welcome addition to any household table.
Car insurance policies could be invalidated by panic buying at supermarkets due to these driving rules. Piling food and other household items into a vehicle could even see police officers stop you for breaking motoring laws.
Boots has made legal history by launching a private prosecution against a career criminal who police released despite him being caught shoplifting red-handed.