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Coronavirus: 'I missed out on furlough payments by a day'

Sun, 04/05/2020 - 00:32
Thousands of people who started new jobs are not eligible for the government's 80% wage grant.
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Coronavirus: 'We're on our knees' says nurse

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 19:14
A nurse posted a video to a Facebook group after a long and difficult shift in ICU amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Nurse deaths 'inevitable' from coronavirus

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 16:56
Nursing chiefs raise fears about protective equipment following the deaths of two nurses.
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Southend United: Deal struck for long-awaited new stadium

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 13:26
All political party leaders and the club agree to new proposals that include 1,300 homes.
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Coronavirus: Nurse in intensive care at Southend Hospital

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 18:21
The man has been intubated and is on a ventilator at Southend Hospital, according to sources at the site.
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Stansted Airport's 'challenge' to park grounded planes

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 14:54
Most of the passenger stands at the UK's fourth busiest airport are full with aircraft.
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Southend United: 'Some players' furloughed due to coronavirus financial effects

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 08:04
Southend put "several staff and some players" on temporary leave because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: 'Living legend' doctor Alfa Saadu dies from Covid-19

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 19:20
Dr Alfa Saadu worked as a medical director and across many hospitals in London, his family said.
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Coronavirus: Covid-19 used as a weapon, says Essex top officer

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 18:48
Assistant Chief Constable of Essex Paul Wells speaks out after officers were deliberately coughed at.
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Coronavirus: Southend Hospital staff could 'limit work' over protective equipment

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 15:10
Staff are said to be "petrified" at the lack of protective equipment during the coronavirus crisis.
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Spina bifida womb op baby celebrates first birthday in lockdown

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 13:16
Elouise Simpson had open "foetal repair" surgery last year following a spina bifida diagnosis.
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Cricket and coronavirus: What will happen with 2020 season?

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 13:09
With the first seven weeks of the season already cancelled, what about the rest of the summer and beyond?
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Coronavirus: How are hospices coping during the pandemic?

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 00:02
What is it like for those working on the front line of end-of-life care in hospices?
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Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 18:18
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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Antony Gormley and Grayson Perry share lockdown ideas

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 14:45
Antony Gormley, Grayson Perry and Jeremy Deller help a Colchester gallery with home activities.
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Coronavirus: Nine deaths confirmed at Harlow hospital

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 12:37
The total death toll from Covid-19 at one hospital in Essex is up to 14.
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Coronavirus: Essex nurses and relatives make 'stay at home' video

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:27
Staff on a hospital ward wanted to send out a "powerful message" to stop the spread of coronavirus.
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Finest Dental collapse described as 'scandal' by former dentist

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 09:10
The BBC spoke to 87 Finest Dental customers who paid a combined £540,344 for work never completed.
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Jack Monroe: Coronavirus cookery for the culinary clueless

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 07:29
Food writer Jack Monroe has been sharing top tips for people who are new to cooking.
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Coronavirus: Mum's thanks for breast milk delivery to sick baby

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 10:20
New mum Becky stopped visiting Freyja in hospital when her partner developed flu-type symptoms.
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