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Day: April 11, 2020

Lockdown is making the kids v no kids divide wider
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Lockdown is making the kids v no kids divide wider

    Coronavirus has revealed a deep divide in our nation between the haves and have-nots. No, not those smug stockpilers sitting on stacks of toilet roll. The real gap that’s been brought to the fore is between those who have kids and those who don’t. It’s not like I never realised this huge difference before. Among my friends, there’s a sharp line in the sand(pit) between breeders and non-breeders. The former suggest meeting for lunch at 11.30am, the latter are sometimes just getting home from a night out at that time. There are those who have to schedule our meet-ups with military precision between naps and playdates, and those who do it around holidays, facials and all the ‘trivial’ things child-free people in their thirties do with their weekends (#sorrynotsorry). ...
19 NHS staff deaths revealed
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19 NHS staff deaths revealed

    Britons have been urged to stick to coronavirus lockdown rules and resist visiting their local beach or park as temperatures were expected to soar to 26C in some areas over the Easter weekend. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the Bank Holiday weekend will be a test of the nation’s resolve as he issued another warning to the public to “stay at home” and curb the spread of the virus. The warning comes a day after the UK recorded its highest daily death toll among Covid-19 hospital patients, with the total nearly at 9,000. Meanwhile, Boris Johnson is said to be making very good progress while being treated in hospital for coronavirus, where he spent three nights in intensive care .