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Coronavirus: Benjamin Pritchard ‘grieving’ over Paralympic delay

BBC Wales Sport March 30, 2020 at 8:51 am

Covid-19 has delayed the Paralympics – and may have an impact on Ben Pritchard’s wedding – but the para-rower will refocus on Tokyo 2021.

Homeless man charged after NHS worker punched in face

National News March 30, 2020 at 8:32 am

A homeless man has been charged after an NHS worker was punched in the face and left with a fractured cheekbone in Salford.

Outrage as boxing champion posts video ‘showing men how to hit women’

National News March 30, 2020 at 8:02 am

Boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders has caused outrage after posting a video which appears to condone domestic abuse.

Mercedes helps make coronavirus breathing aid as F1 joins ventilators effort

National News March 30, 2020 at 8:01 am

The Mercedes F1 team has helped develop a breathing aid to keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care, with a host of other rival teams having pitched in to provide UK hospitals with thousands of extra ventilators.

Early signs coronavirus outbreak ‘slowing’ in UK, says Imperial College

National News March 30, 2020 at 7:20 am

The coronavirus outbreak in the UK appears to be “slowing”, a leading scientist and government adviser has said.

Coronavirus: National Eisteddfod in Ceredigion postponed until 2021

BBC Wales News March 30, 2020 at 7:04 am

This year’s planned event in Ceredigion will now be moved to next year due to coronavirus.

British F1 teams help create breathing aid for coronavirus patients

National News March 30, 2020 at 6:44 am

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.

EasyJet grounds all flights due to coronavirus

National News March 30, 2020 at 6:12 am

EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of aircraft due to the coronavirus pandemic, the airline said.

‘It’s like being on a desert island’: Elderly couple stuck on virus-hit cruise ship

National News March 30, 2020 at 5:52 am

An elderly couple from Northamptonshire has issued a plea “just to get some fresh air” after spending the past nine days stuck in a cramped cabin on a coronavirus-infected cruise ship.

Crackdown on fake coronavirus advice – from medical ‘tips’ to tax refunds

National News March 30, 2020 at 5:01 am

The government is cracking down on fake advice spread about the coronavirus, from myths about how to treat symptoms to scam text messages warning people they face jail for leaving their homes.