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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California and a flagship service of the namesake company Facebook, Inc. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.

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Coronavirus-5G link the 'worst kind of fake news' [Video]

Coronavirus-5G link the 'worst kind of fake news'

Michael Gove and the National Medical Director of NHS England, Stephen Powis, have described stories linking COVID-19 with 5G as "dangerous nonsense" and "absolute and utter rubbish". Report by..

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Regional differences appear in coronavirus hospital admissions [Video]

Regional differences appear in coronavirus hospital admissions

Michael Gove delivered the Government's daily briefing at Downing Street on Saturday. The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster said that hospital admissions due to coronavirus dropped "slightly" in..

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Warm weather brings many to Hampstead Heath [Video]

Warm weather brings many to Hampstead Heath

The warm spring weather attracted runners, cyclists and many others to Hampstead Heath in north London on Saturday, despite the current lockdown and social distancing measures. Report by Jonesia. Like..

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Minister confirms early prisoner releases due to coronavirus [Video]

Minister confirms early prisoner releases due to coronavirus

Up to 4,000 prisoners in England and Wales are to be temporarily released from jail in an effort to try and control the spread of coronavirus. Justice Secretary Robert Buckland QC said the move is..

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PPE flown in from China for NHS [Video]

PPE flown in from China for NHS

A Virgin Atlantic charter flight carrying medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) has arrived at London's Heathrow Airport from Shanghai. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Ruth May worries there will be more nurse deaths [Video]

Ruth May worries there will be more nurse deaths

The Chief Nursing Officer for England has paid tribute to Aimee O’Rourke and Areema Nasreen, two nurses who have died after contracting coronavirus. Ruth May said, “I worry that there’s going to..

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Matt Hancock 'determined to push for victory' against COVID-19 [Video]

Matt Hancock 'determined to push for victory' against COVID-19

Matt Hancock has said that, "coronavirus continues its grim march", at the daily Downing Street press briefing. The health secretary said that 3,605 people have died in the UK from COVID-19, adding..

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A look inside NHS Nightingale on opening day [Video]

A look inside NHS Nightingale on opening day

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has paid tribute to everyone involved in the conversion of the ExCeL London into the NHS Nightingale Hospital. The field hospital was officially opened by the Prince of..

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Text service home deliveries begin in Scotland [Video]

Text service home deliveries begin in Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says deliveries of food and other essential items through a text messaging service have begun today in Scotland. The service is available to vulnerable people who are..

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NHS Nightingale in London opens [Video]

NHS Nightingale in London opens

NHS Nightingale Hospital in London has officially opened. The Prince of Wales virtually unveiled the plaque via a video link from his home at Birkhall in Scotland. Report by Keaneyn. Like us on..

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Prince Charles opens NHS Nightingale in London [Video]

Prince Charles opens NHS Nightingale in London

The Prince of Wales has officially opened the NHS Nightingale Hospital in London via a video link from his home at Birkhall in Scotland. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at..

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Matt Hancock: 5,000 NHS staff tested for COVID-19 [Video]

Matt Hancock: 5,000 NHS staff tested for COVID-19

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says 5,000 NHS staff have been tested for coronavirus (COVID-19), adding that “that number is going up”. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at..

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McDonnell gets 800 emails a day from desperate workers [Video]

McDonnell gets 800 emails a day from desperate workers

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says he is currently receiving “800 to 1,000 emails a day” from people who feel they are not being supported by the Government’s schemes to help workers. Report..

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Boris Johnson joins second 'Clap for Carers' [Video]

Boris Johnson joins second 'Clap for Carers'

A second 'Clap for Carers' event has taken place across the UK, as people show their appreciation for healthcare workers with a round of applause at 8pm. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is currently..

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Jeremy Corbyn joins second 'Clap for Carers' [Video]

Jeremy Corbyn joins second 'Clap for Carers'

A second 'Clap for Carers' event has taken place across the UK, as people show their appreciation for healthcare workers with a round of applause at 8pm. Labour party Leader Jeremy Corbyn joined the..

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Second 'Clap for Carers' event takes place [Video]

Second 'Clap for Carers' event takes place

A second 'Clap for Carers' event has taken place across the UK, as people show their appreciation for healthcare workers with a round of applause at 8pm. Report by Keaneyn. Like us on Facebook at..

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Temporary morgue erected on Wanstead Flats [Video]

Temporary morgue erected on Wanstead Flats

A temporary morgue has been erected on Wanstead Flats, a part of Epping Forest in East London. The structure will help London cope with the predicted increase of Covid-19 related deaths in the capital...

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Coronavirus testing facility opens at O2 Arena [Video]

Coronavirus testing facility opens at O2 Arena

A car park near the O2 Arena in North Greenwich, London, has been turned into a drive through coronavirus testing facility. The latest facility comes as the government is criticised for being slow to..

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Sturgeon presser [Video]

Sturgeon presser

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has explained how the quantification of coronavirus death rate in Scotland will now be carried out. In her daily briefing, she explained that death reporting would now..

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Drive-through testing centre in Fife [Video]

Drive-through testing centre in Fife

Drive through testing for coronavirus has been available at a clinic in Fife, Scotland since early March. The UK government has been criticised for their slow uptake of testing for the virus, with the..

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Comedian Eddie Large dies after contracting coronavirus [Video]

Comedian Eddie Large dies after contracting coronavirus

Comedian Eddie Large has died after contracting coronavirus in hospital. The Little And Large star was best known for his partnership with Syd Little in the 70s and 80s. His son posted a tribute to his..

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Public Health England: "A bad test is worse than no test" [Video]

Public Health England: "A bad test is worse than no test"

Professor Paul Cosford of Public Health England (PHE) has explained the delays in rolling out coronavirus testing across the UK as an issue of accuracy and quality, stating "a bad test is worse than no..

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Family friend speaks about 13-year-old virus victim [Video]

Family friend speaks about 13-year-old virus victim

A 13-year-old boy who became the UK’s youngest known coronavirus victim died alone without his family around him, a family friend told ITV News. Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab passed away in the early..

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Business Secretary praises small businesses [Video]

Business Secretary praises small businesses

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has praised businesses for doing "all they can to support our people", outlining a range of support and relief measures for small businesses to help them through the..

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