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Coronavirus: No time for complacency, says NHS England

Coronavirus: No time for complacency, says NHS England

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Media playback is unsupported on your device "Now is not the time to be complacent," NHS England medical director Stephen Powis has warned at the government's latest coronavirus press conference.Prof Powis said "every one of us" had a part to play if the UK was to keep the death toll under 20,000.Business Secretary Alok Sharma also announced changes to insolvency rules and the NHS supply chain.The number of people to have died with coronavirus in the UK has now reached 1,019.Mr Sharma said insolvency rules would be changed to allow firms greater flexibility as they faced the coronavirus crisis.He added that a range of measures to boost the supply of personal protective equipment, such as face masks to protect frontline NHS staff, were also bei...
Coronavirus: Gareth Southgate urges England fans to ‘look out for each other’

Coronavirus: Gareth Southgate urges England fans to ‘look out for each other’

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device England manager Gareth Southgate says "we shouldn't spend another moment" thinking about the postponement of Euro 2020 and called for all England fans to "look out for each other".This summer's finals have been put back a year because of the coronavirus outbreak, while the Three Lions were due to play friendlies against Italy and Denmark next week.Southgate - who says that all of his current players can still play in the finals next year - has written an open letter to England fans, which is reproduced in full below. 'Plea...

Coronavirus in sport live updates: Football in England suspended until April 30, Manchester United make pledge to casual workers, F1 season delayed until June

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]All the latest updates on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sport… All the events cancelled due to coronavirus, including Premier League, EFL, golf’s Masters, boxing and England cricket tour Professional football in England postponed until at least April 30 The EFL has announced a £50million short-term relief package to assist cash-strapped clubs The summer […] talkSPORT
England v Wales: George Ford v Dan Biggar and other key battles

England v Wales: George Ford v Dan Biggar and other key battles

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Guinness Six Nations: England v WalesVenue: Twickenham Stadium Date: Saturday, 7 March Kick-off: 16:45 GMTCoverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Wales & Radio Cymru, with text commentary on BBC Sport website and app.Highlights: Watch on BBC Sport website and app after match.Wales have not won at Twickenham in the Six Nations since 2012, but England head coach Eddie Jones and his men will be under no illusion about the size of challenge that awaits them this weekend.Victory for England will secure the Triple Crown and keep alive their hopes of a third title in five years, while Wales will be motivated to avoid a third consecutive Six Nations defeat under new coach Wayne Pivac.Former England fly-half P...
Coronavirus: All Italian sport including England Six Nations game in empty stadiums

Coronavirus: All Italian sport including England Six Nations game in empty stadiums

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All sport in Italy, including England's men's and women's Six Nations matches and all Serie A games, will be played behind closed doors until 3 April in an effort to contain coronavirus, the government has said.Italy is the worst-hit European country with some 3,090 cases and 107 deaths.The Italian Cup semi-finals between Juventus and AC Milan and Napoli and Inter Milan were postponed this week. The government decree was made on Wednesday evening.England men's and women's sides play Italy in the Six Nations on 14 and 15 March. The issue will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday by the Six Nations organisers and the individual countries - and the matches in Italy could be postponed rather tha...