National News

Johnson & Johnson vows to make ‘not-for-profit’ COVID-19 vaccine

National News March 31, 2020 at 12:35 pm

The world’s biggest pharmaceutical company is confident it has a COVID-19 vaccine and has told Sky News it wants to make it available on a not-for-profit basis.

Another 367 die in England after testing positive for coronavirus

National News March 31, 2020 at 12:08 pm

Another 367 people have died after contracting coronavirus – taking the country’s total to 1,651.

PM hosts cabinet meeting entirely on a video call

National News March 31, 2020 at 11:54 am

Boris Johnson has warned his top ministers the coronavirus crisis “is going to get worse before it gets better” at the first cabinet meeting in history to be held entirely on a video call.

Govt set to release app which detects nearby coronavirus carriers

National News March 31, 2020 at 11:18 am

The government is preparing to release an app which alerts people if they come too close to someone who has tested positive for COIVD-19, Sky News can reveal.

Alex Horne’s #Hometasking us through lockdown boredom

National News March 31, 2020 at 10:58 am

The creator of Taskmaster is on a mission to entertain a world stuck in lockdown, one 20 second video at a time.

MPs demand ‘Army-style’ compensation for NHS coronavirus victims

National News March 31, 2020 at 10:01 am

A group of 50 MPs have written to Boris Johnson to call for compensation for the families of those who lose their lives on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus.

Coronavirus lockdown leaves third of ‘ornamental growers’ facing ruin

National News March 31, 2020 at 8:03 am

A major part of the UK’s gardening industry could be destroyed by the coronavirus lockdown – with a third of “ornamental growers” facing ruin within weeks.

Revealed: More than 90% of UK airliners grounded over COVID-19

National News March 31, 2020 at 7:28 am

More than 90% of passenger airliners in the UK have been grounded as demand for air travel has plummeted, Sky News can reveal.

British Airways suspends all flights from Gatwick Airport

National News March 31, 2020 at 6:40 am

British Airways is suspending all its flights to and from London’s Gatwick airport amid the coronavirus pandemic.

British Airways suspends all flights from Gatwick Airport

National News March 31, 2020 at 6:40 am

British Airways is suspending all its flights to and from Gatwick Airport amid the coronavirus pandemic.