Mercedes and McLaren are among a host of British Formula One teams helping a project to make breathing aids for coronavirus patients in the UK. Haas F1, Red Bull Racing, Renault Sport Racing, Williams and Racing Point are also involved in the project to create thousands of the device, known as a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), to help keep those diagnosed with COVID-19 out of intensive care.
The US will not pay for the security protection of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, President Donald Trump has said.Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly left Canada permanently and moved to California amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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North West Motorway Police said the man had driven from Coventry to Salford, Greater Manchester, to buy a £15 eBay purchase, despite the coronavirus lockdown.
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Eight people were killed on Sunday after a plane delivering medical supplies crashed in Manila, the Philippines.The West Wind 24 business jet was on a medical evacuation mission and carrying items to Tokyo's Haneda Airport when it crashed at the end of the runway at around 8pm local time.Footage from onlookers shows how the plane, operated by Lionair Inc, burst into flames.Officials said it was unable to takeoff and there are not believed to be any survivors.Ed Monreal, General Manager at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, said the casualties included one American, one Canadian, and six Filipinos. They were two crew members and six passengers.The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said in a statement that the aircraft "reportedly encountered a technical problem'' before takeoff.【ギャラリー】Pictures of the week: March 22 - 2831CAAP Deputy Director General for Operations Captain Donald Mendoza said that the Manila control tower had expressed alarm at the inability of the aircraft to take flight.A day before the crash, the plane flew had flown to Iloilo in the Philippines to deliver medical supplies.Fire crews extinguished the blaze after one hour. Investigators are now at the scene to find the cause of the crash.In September 2019, another Lionair plane crashed in Calamba City, killing at least nine individuals. CAAP boss Mendoza said that authorities could now ground the company's fleet of helicopters and executive jets.He said: ''Right now, the initial step that we are looking into is grounding the whole fleet. It's quite alarming, but we are looking into the records deeply.''Definitely, we will have a thorough investigation into this, and then we will advise the operator of the actions or steps to be taken.''
Donald Trump has said coronavirus deaths in the US are expected to peak in two weeks - as his top scientific adviser warned the outbreak could kill up to 200,000 Americans. The US president announced he was extending the 15-day period of social distancing in the country, which was due to expire on Monday, until 30 April. In a briefing at the White House, Mr Trump said his remarks last week that he wanted the US economy running again by Easter were "aspirational".
Michael Gove has blamed China for the failure to curb the spread of coronavirus, prompting accusations of “feeble excuses” – and that Chinese people in the UK are being put at risk.Facing criticism that the government failed to prepare properly for the pandemic, the cabinet office minister instead deflected attention to Beijing’s actions in the early days of the crisis.
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The Government has put all parts of the UK on an "emergency footing" as it battles with the coronavirus pandemic, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has said.Speaking at the daily Government Covid-19 press briefing on Sunday, Mr Jenrick said the move comes as part of "unprecedented" peace time measures and are unlike anything implemented by a British administration "since the Second World War".