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Coronavirus and the introduction of lockdown measures significantly raised mental health challenges, particularly for the most vulnerable groups, a study has found. The research, by the University of Bath and published in the journal American Psychologist, is the first to examine people’s coping styles in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. It drew on survey […]

Dame Vera Lynn’s daughter has thanked the British public for its “tremendous support” since the beloved singer’s death at the age of 103. The Forces Sweetheart, who entertained troops with morale-boosting visits to the front line during the Second World War, died in June. She was laid to rest last month and Virginia Lewis-Jones said […]

Pharmaceutical companies should stockpile six weeks’ worth of drugs to guard against disruption at the end of the Brexit transition period, the Government has warned. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has written to medicine suppliers advising them to make boosting their reserves a priority. The letter, published online on Monday, reiterates that […]

Aleksandar Mitrovic is eager to make up for lost time when Fulham face Brentford in the Sky Bet Championship play-off final, according to manager Scott Parker. The ex-Newcastle striker only scored three times after football resumed, with his availability affected by a three-match ban and then a hamstring injury, but still ended the regular season […]

The majority of support workers have seen a surge in behaviour problems and family issues among children living in poverty during the pandemic, a report suggests. Around three in four frontline workers report a greater need for mental health support (77%), more behaviour issues (75%) and difficulties in parent-child relationships (74%) amid the Covid-19 crisis. […]

Average petrol and diesel prices both rose by 3p per litre in July, new figures show. The average cost of a litre of petrol increased from £1.11 to £1.14 while diesel was hiked from £1.15 to £1.18, according to RAC Fuel Watch data. That added nearly £2 to the cost of filling up a typical […]

The NHS Test and Trace programme needs to be scaled up in order to reopen schools safely, researchers have said. A new modelling study has implied that reopening schools in September must be combined with a high-coverage test-trace-isolate strategy to avoid a second wave of Covid-19 later this year. The study comes as Australian research […]

A restaurant in Balham has engaged the services of 12 large toy bears to help enforce social distancing measures for diners. Tagine, which serves north African cuisine in south London, reopened on July 4 after closing for months during the coronavirus pandemic. And to keep post-lockdown customers apart from one another, as well as to […]

Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to give Chelsea a fair start to the new campaign and not risk further injury to his players. The Blues lost Saturday’s FA Cup final 2-1 to London rivals Arsenal, but even though the 2020-21 league season is set to kick-off on September 12, Chelsea are still […]

Harrogate manager Simon Weaver admitted feeling ecstatic after his side stunned Notts County to claim a place in League Two. The North Yorkshire side reached the English Football League for the first time in their history as they stormed to a 3-1 victory in the Vanarama National League play-off final at Wembley. Harrogate, who were […]