The scientific adviser who called for Italy's lockdown said that the UK was ten days too late in doing the same to have a significant impact on the outbreak and as a result, is now at risk of having a worse coronavirus infection rate than his own country.
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Medical detection dogs in the UK will be trained to sniff out coronavirus and be trained to detect the deadly disease in six weeks.
The British coronavirus death toll has risen to 578, seeing its biggest daily increase with 115 fatalities in 24 hours -- and an explosion of cases in Gwent, Wales.
560,000 Britons have volunteered to support the National Health Service (NHS) in taking care of the country's vulnerable citizens during the coronavirus pandemic, more than double the initial government call for 250,000.
The chief executive of a body which represents hospitals' bosses has said that London facilities are facing a "continuous tsunami" of coronavirus patients, and said that the city's hospitals could be overwhelmed in "days".
People who spit or cough at others as a threat to give them coronavirus can be arrested for common assault in the United Kingdom and face up to two years in prison.
Thugs have been mugging doctors and nurses to steal their identity badges in order to access priority shopping and freebies from supermarkets during the coronavirus pandemic.
The government is preparing to turn ten more sites into coronavirus field hospitals akin to that being constructed in the ExCeL centre in London.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has called for "helicopter money" payments of £1,000 into the bank accounts of every adult in the country for the next three months during the coronavirus crisis, fearing that the 11 million people who do not have a fixed income will suffer otherwise.
The government has told city dwellers to not break travel restrictions by going to their second homes, with coastal and rural communities becoming increasingly frustrated at being overrun by wealthy coronavirus refugees.
Members of the British Army's 101 Logistic Brigade have begun delivering consignments of personal protection equipment for medical staff to hospitals after Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered a strict lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic.
Labour's chairman Ian Lavery told activists that coronavirus was a "great opportunity" to organise and advance the party's political agenda.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has criticised Prime Minister Boris Johnson for enforcing a lockdown for three weeks to halt the spread of coronavirus while the UK's borders are still open to foreign travellers.
Despite having only one-seventh of the UK's population, London has experienced more than half of all coronavirus fatalities in the country.
The government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) says that the "stricter" social distancing measures would need to be in place half of the year in order to stop the NHS being overwhelmed with Chinese coronavirus cases.
Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow, Greater London, has declared a "critical incident" because it does not have enough space in its critical care unit due to an influx of coronavirus patients.
A report has claimed that Lewisham and Greenwich has become the first London NHS trust to turn away coronavirus patients, sending them on to other hospitals as they struggle to keep up with incoming cases.
Manx police have arrested a man who refused to self-isolate after landing on the Isle of Man, believed to be the first arrest in the British Isles for breaking coronavirus quarantine laws.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that there will be no extension of the Brexit transition period because of disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced that up to 40 stations on the London Underground will be closed to curtail travel in an effort to halt the spread of coronavirus.
London, one of the busiest cities in the world, has become reminiscent of a scene from a science fiction movie as streets empty after Prime Minister Boris Johnson urges Britons to stay at home and self-isolate because of the coronavirus pandemic.
British airliner Virgin Atlantic has announced that it will be grounding 85 per cent of its aeroplanes by next month and cutting 80 per cent of its flights due to the impact of coronavirus.
The coronavirus outbreak could last for a year and could result in 80 per cent of Britons being infected with nearly eight million hospitalised, according to a Public Health England (PHE) document seen by The Guardian.
Nigel Farage has said that the actions of governments across Europe over coronavirus "show the concept of solidarity, so championed by the EU and their globalist friends, now counts for nothing.
The government's chief scientific adviser has said that 60 per cent of Britons need to catch coronavirus to develop "herd immunity" because the virus could return like the seasonal flu.
The Czech Republic has followed U.S. President Donald Trump's lead and banned the entry of foreigners from 13 countries that are considered high-risk coronavirus territories, including the United Kingdom, and has restricted borders with Austria and Germany.
"Viruses do not recognise borders," the former prime minister of Finland said as he bitterly complained that the UK was excluded from President Donald Trump's 30-day U.S.
The European Commission has said that the European Union "disapproves" of President Donald Trump's decision to protect his citizens from further foreign exposure to coronavirus by banning entry from most of the bloc's countries without having consulted with Brussels, first.
Michael Gove has said that he has had "indications" from Brussels that concerns over the coronavirus may mean London negotiations scheduled for next week may be delayed.
The British government has confirmed that it will not be shutting down parliament "at present" despite one of its MPs having contracted coronavirus and another going into self-isolation as a precautionary measure.
Labour leadership contender Keir Starmer would not rule out campaigning for the UK to rejoin the EU in the future.
A group of Conservative grandees will seek to pass legislation to make Huawei involvement in British telecoms networks illegal, over fears the Chinese may use the equipment to spy on the United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom has seen its first confirmed domestic death from coronavirus as the number of known cases doubled in two days to 116.
Culture secretary Oliver Dowden has said that the BBC must abandon its "narrow urban outlook" and be sure to provide "genuine diversity of thought and experience" if it wants to survive.
International trade secretary Liz Truss has declared at the World Trade Organization that "Britain is back", vowing to help reform the body.
Boris Reveals Coronavirus Battle Plan, More Outbreaks 'Highly Likely', But for Now It's Business as Usual for Britain
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that it is "highly likely" there will be a "growing number" of coronavirus, with the government's chief medical officer saying that around one per cent of Britons who contract the virus could die.
An animal rights activist has won a case of wrongful dismissal by his former employer over his "ethical veganism". The tribunal judge had earlier ruled that his dietary preference was a philosophical belief and deserved protection from discrimination like other 'protected characteristics' like faith, race, or sexual orientation.
Nigel Farage has said that the Conservative government must use its new immigration policy to reduce migration or it will fail to live up to its Brexit pledge of 'taking back control'.
Police Scotland has logged more than 3,300 "hate incidents" in the past five years which were "non-crimes" including telling jokes that some people may have found offensive.
Meghan and Harry no longer have an office in Buckingham Palace, and negotiations are ongoing whether they can continue to use the "Sussex Royal" branding.
Analysis by a media monitoring body has found that leftist groups which advocate for higher public spending appear more often in the media that right-wing groups that support less spending of taxpayers' money.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly backing the softer option of "reforming" the BBC, putting him at odds with his senior advisor, the conservative revolutionary Dominic Cummings, who is leading the charge for scrapping the mandatory TV tax in favour of a consumer-based subscription.
Britons are feeling the most optimistic in their domestic financial wellbeing for 11 years, in the latest sign of confidence since Boris Johnson won the election and the UK left the EU.
Nearly 200,000 Britons have cancelled their television licence in one year, a report has revealed, while several Tories have called on Downing Street to stop its "vendetta" against the BBC by proposing that the broadcaster earn its own money.
European leaders are said to be "fighting like ferrets in a sack" over how to fill the €12 billion annual hole left by the UK's exit from the EU.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is said to be putting the UK's future trade deals at risk by delaying international trips.
Nigel Farage has warned that Boris Johnson's decision to allow Chinese tech firm Huawei to assist in the development of the UK's 5G network "imperils" intelligence sharing and could threaten a future trade deal with the U.S.
London's Metropolitan Police watched as Extinction Rebellion activists committed vandalism against government property by digging up grass outside of the Home Office.
MEPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of making the United Kingdom obey by European Union regulations when the transition period ends in December 2020 as the cost of Brussels agreeing on a free trade agreement with London.
President of the United States of America Donald Trump has a commemorative Brexit Day 50p coin given to him by Nigel Farage.
A scientist speaking at the National Farmers Union conference have argued that living a vegan lifestyle is more damaging to the environment than eating meat.
The Conservative government is set to lower the salary threshold for some migrants in its overhaul of immigration laws post-Brexit.
Consumers are set to benefit from the government's plan to slash tariffs on goods from the United States and other countries after the UK comes out of the transition period in December 2020.
Foreign secretary Dominic Raab has headed to Australia to begin a tour of south Pacific nations to open discussion for the UK's "high-priority" trade deals.
A poll has revealed that Nigel Farage is the second-most popular party leader, and nearly twice as popular as Labour's Jeremy Corbyn.
The United Kingdom has retaken her independent seat at the World Trade Organization after formerly being represented by the European Union.
Ireland's prime minister, Leo Varadkar, has told the UK to "tone down" its "nationalistic rhetoric" during forthcoming negotiations with the European Union.
The EU's chief negotiator on a UK trade agreement, Michel Barnier, has said there will be no trade deal without EU access to British territorial fishing waters.
Boris Johnson has called for a Canada-style FTA with the EU and said that he would rather accept tariffs than restrictive regulations.
The United Kingdom has left the European Union.
Both victorious Brexiteers and mournful Remainers have come to London to mark the day the UK leaves the EU.
French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Brexit is a "shock" and a "historic wake-up call" for the whole of the EU.
Nigel Farage has hailed today as a "massive victory for the people against the establishment" as the UK prepares to leave the EU at 11 pm.
Brexit Party MEPs have left the European Union's parliament for the last time, carrying the Union Jack "home".
Tonight at 11 pm, the UK officially leaves the European Union. Officially, as the UK is still wedded to many of the EU's institutions during the transition period until December 31st, 2020.
Only three in ten Remain voters have reached the phase "acceptance" in the five stages of Brexit grief, according to a poll by YouGov.
A Finnish Eurosceptic MEP has said that the UK will "triumph" outside of the EU and said the next decade will see the revival of national sovereignty in Europe.
Senior Member of European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt has made the extraordinary assessment that the lessons to be learnt from Brexit is for Brussels to push for 'More Europe' and to take away even more democracy from nation-states.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has expressed his shock that the Conservative government has decided to allow Chinese-owned Huawei involvement in British 5G networks, despite warnings from intelligence allies Australia and the United States.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has called Brexit a "victory for grassroots campaigning" and British democracy, adding that he hoped other European nations would take Britain's lead and leave the undemocratic EU.
Tony Abbott has said conservative governments should do more to help working, middle-class women to have more children because the current birth-rate for that demographic is a "real problem".
Labour's Sadiq Khan will be offering "emotional support services" to "European Londoners" on January 31st -- Brexit Day.
Tests are being carried out on four people in Scotland for suspected cases of the Coronavirus which originates from China.
The government's bill implementing the withdrawal deal has passed through both Houses of Parliament, meaning the UK will finally be leaving the EU on January 31st, 2020.
The withdrawal agreement bill has been given Royal Assent, meaning it has become law and the UK will officially leave the EU on January 31st, 2020.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to use his pursuit of a U.S. trade deal as leverage when negotiating with the EU post-Brexit.
Prince Harry will no longer formally represent the Crown as patron of three branches of the British military after officially stepping back from royal duties.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer use the titles His/Her Royal Highness as they "are no longer working members of the Royal Family", according to a statement released by Buckingham Palace.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has told businesses to prepare for the UK to diverge from EU regulations, saying "we will not be a ruletaker" after the transition period.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson could start trade negotiations with the United States before the European Union, signalling to Brussels he is serious about diverging from the bloc after Brexit.
Guy Verhofstadt MEP is certain that a "young generation" will reverse the decision made by the 2016 referendum voters and force the UK to rejoin the EU.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office has revealed the plans to mark the UK leaving the EU at 11 pm on January 31st, 2020, but Big Ben ringing in the new era of British history is not amongst them.
Frogmore Cottage is reportedly being shuttered while staff have been redeployed to other roles across the Royal estates, according to reports, signalling Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will not be living in the UK in any meaningful way.
A homeless charity is constructing low-carbon "eco-pods" for tourists visiting Bristol, and the properties will be maintained by formerly homeless people.
Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar has declared that Ireland is "on team EU" and thanked the bloc for its "solidarity" while telling its British neighbours they must agree to abide by Brussels' anti-competitive "level playing field" rules after Brexit to secure a trade deal.
London authorities have approved a street party in Parliament Square, Westminster, on Brexit Day organised by Nigel Farage and Leave Means Leave.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has addressed called for Big Ben to chime at the Brexit Hour, saying Britons could fund it if they "bung a bob for a Big Ben bong".
Almost seven in ten Britons are concerned about the effect mass migration will have on population growth, according to polling data.
A majority of Britons are against amnesty for illegal aliens, the poll findings coming after the government recently suggested granting residency to illegals who have been in the country for 15 years.
Prince Charles has a "genuine fear" that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's split from the Royal Family will deepen and become permanent, royal sources have said.
Britain's ambassador to Iran, Robert Macaire, was arrested on Saturday in Tehran, briefly detained, and then released.
An English regional counter-terrorism policing unit listed Extinction Rebellion in an anti-extremism guidance note that includes Islamist and far-right terror organisations. Authorities said they would recall the document after inquiries from the left-liberal Guardian newspaper.
U.S. ambassador to the UK Woody Johnson has suggested that British negotiators work "day and night" to secure a bilateral trade deal with the United States in order to "strengthen your hard" against the EU in similar trade talks.
President Donald Trump has said that the drama surrounding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was a "sad" situation that should not be happening to the Queen.
British bookmaker Ladbrokes has slashed the odds on American former TV star Meghan Markle running for U.S. president from 500-1 to 100-1.
A military source speaking to The Mirror claims that Prince Harry's position as head of the Royal Marines is "in doubt" after his announcement that he and his wife Meghan Markle are stepping back as "senior" royals.
Meghan and Harry registered "Sussex Royal" with the UK's Intellectual Property Office in June -- suggesting the couple had been planning to resign as "senior" royals for at least six months.
Meghan Markle has returned to Canada, leaving her husband Prince Harry in the UK to deal with the fallout of their bombshell announcement that the couple will be stepping back as senior members of the royal household to embark on a "progressive" new life.
A freelancers website was forced to apologise and retrained its advertising staff on using sensitive language after publishing an advertisement with the word "girl" in it.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has told Prime Minister Boris Johnson to get tough in trade deal negotiations with Brussels.