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This is when and how to wear a mask to protect from coronavirus – and if they are effective

This is when and how to wear a mask to protect from coronavirus – and if they are effective

Whether wearing a face mask can help prevent the spread of coronavirus has been a divisive subject among health professionals. So far, advice on containing the spread of Covid-19 has largely been based on knowledge of similar viruses spread via cough droplets, and so covering your nose and mouth when sneezing is strongly advised. However, […]

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UK Government is targeting 100,000 coronavirus test per day announcing a five-point testing plan – here’s why

UK Government is targeting 100,000 coronavirus test per day announcing a five-point testing plan – here’s why

As the spread of coronavirus in the UK continues to climb, with more than 29,000 cases now confirmed, there are urgent calls to increase testing. The government is facing growing pressure to boost the amount of testing, after the death toll in the UK surpassed 2,300. Why is testing so important? Testing people for coronavirus […]

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British Gas engineers to deliver food parcels for people in need 

British Gas engineers to deliver food parcels for people in need 

British Gas engineers are now delivering food parcels – to help struggling food banks. The energy and home services provider is currently only attending emergency callouts and essential visits for vulnerable customers, in order to manage demand and follow social distancing guidelines. It anticipates that many of its engineers and other employees will have a […]

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How to take care of your body and mind during lockdown – Alone Together podcast

How to take care of your body and mind during lockdown – Alone Together podcast

We have launched a new podcast to help you through the daily challenges we’re all facing right now. Alone Together: A Coronavirus Podcast answers your questions with expert insight, and shares the inspiring stories of those going the extra mile to support their communities. It’s vitally important at the moment to keep both physically and […]

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These are the concerts, DJ parties, theatre shows and events you can livestream from home during UK lockdown – and how to watch

Most of this year’s big concerts, festivals and sporting events have been cancelled as the UK lockdown continues. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t watch events online from the comfort of your own home – in real time. Here are events you can live stream from home, including concerts, theatre shows – and even wine […]

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This is what to do if you run out of the contraceptive pill during lockdown

This is what to do if you run out of the contraceptive pill during lockdown

Treatments and appointments for people on birth control are being cancelled amidst the coronavirus pandemic, as surgeries across the country deem them non-essential. In usual circumstances, new users of the contraceptive pill are required to have a blood pressure reading before being prescribed the drugs. Similarly, those using the combined pill also require a blood […]

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Morrisons has launched a click and collect food service for NHS staff – here’s how it works

Morrisons has launched a click and collect food service for NHS staff – here’s how it works

Morrisons has launched a click and collect food box service for NHS staff. The service aims to support those who may be struggling to get the essential groceries they need, due to huge demands on the health service amid the coronavirus outbreak. How does the food service work? NHS staff will be able to collect […]

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Here’s what has happened to Carole Baskin since the release of Tiger King

Here’s what has happened to Carole Baskin since the release of Tiger King

Though Joe Exotic is the show’s chief focus, Carole Baskin is rarely far from the limelight in Netflix’s Tiger King, due to the eccentric Exotic’s hell-bent grudge against the animal rights activist. Viewers are divided on the Big Cat Rescue founder who is presented as the chief opposition to the show’s, for want of a […]

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Here are 10 of the most inspiring quotes from Harry Potter author JK Rowling

Here are 10 of the most inspiring quotes from Harry Potter author JK Rowling

With life under lockdown continuing for people in the UK, keeping spirits high and staying inspired is more important than ever. These are some of the best quotes from Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling from interviews, speeches and her famous works of literature. Best quotes On setbacks: “The knowledge that you have emerged wiser […]

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Here are five easy recipes you can make using store cupboard ingredients

Here are five easy recipes you can make using store cupboard ingredients

With life under lockdown ensuring that people don’t leave their homes unless for essential travel, trips to the supermarket have been getting less frequent for many households. But having to rely on food items that last longer, like dried grains and tins of fruits and vegetables doesn’t mean settling for something that doesn’t taste good. […]

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