The prime minister announced new measures to restrict the movements of UK citizens in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Actor Jay Benedict, who appeared in a range of films and TV shows, from Aliens to Emmerdale, has died due to complications from coronavirus. The actor, who also appeared in Batman film The Dark Knight Rises alongside Christian Bale and Tom Hardy, died on Saturday, aged 68. A statement posted on his website said: "It is with profound sorrow that we must announce Jay's death on the 4th of April due to complications arising from a COVID-19 infection."
The vast majority of Britons were left scratching their heads after pictures once again emerged of some people ignoring the lockdown as temperatures soared. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock were among those urging the public to stay inside despite the warm weather, reaching 21C (69.8F) on Sunday. Police patrols did their best to disperse crowds which began to gather in contravention of social distancing instructions, but the numbers of people who had decided not to comply with those instructions were significant.
MPs said people have died as a result of China withholding information about the extent of the spread of COVID-19.
A four-year-old tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for coronavirus, likely the first case involving an animal in the US.Nadia and six other big cats were symptomatic with a dry cough and were believed to have been infected by an asymptomatic member of the zoo staff.
Scotland's chief medical officer Catherine Calderwood has been forced to step back from public briefings on the country’s response to coronavirus after she broke her own advice on social distancing.Police issued a warning to Ms Calderwood on Sunday after she ignored lockdown guidance designed to slow the spread of Covid-19 when she visited her second home this weekend and last.
The prime minister has been in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 10 days ago
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As Sir Keir Starmer takes his place as the new Labour leader, vowing to "lead this great party into a new era", we take a look at the members of his new team.The shadow Brexit secretary was voted into the top job on Saturday, after beating Wigan MP Lisa Nandy and Salford and Eccles MP Rebecca Long-Bailey.