The government has said people should "stay local" and not travel unnecessarily for exercise.
New advice clarifies that people must use "open spaces" near to home, where possible.
It follows confusion over whether people could drive places to go walk
Giving birth in hospital would ease pressure on resources, say experts, as inquiries for services rise
NHS services have begun suspending home births as professional bodies advise pregnant women who have symptoms of Covid-19 to give birth in hospital
Police forces in England and Wales have fined people for ignoring guidance to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Martin Hewitt, head of the National Police Chief's Council, said the UK was in a "national emergency, not a national holiday" .
The 10-week wait for rescue grants for the self-employed whose work has dried up amid the coronavirus crisis has been defended by the government.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has outlined plans for the self-employed to receive a taxable grant worth 80% of
Food charities warn of spiral of hunger unless government intervenes
Millions of people in the UK will need food aid in the coming days, food charities are warning, as the coronavirus outbreak threatens to quickly spiral into a crisis of hunger unles
Government also wants all those in hostels and shelters housed by weekend, Crisis says
The government has asked local authorities in England to house all rough sleepers and those in hostels and night shelters by the weekend, the charity Crisis said.
SUPERMARKET giant Asda has announced it is extending support for staff who are affected by Covid-19 and need to self-isolate.
As well as giving full pay to employees who have been identified as needing to self-isolate for 12 weeks, the company said i
KEEN recyclers in Portsmouth could be rewarded in cash for returning glass and plastic after use.
A deposit return scheme, which has proved 'successful' in other countries, could make its way to the city as part of an environment bill which will be p
Supermarket Tesco has said that online shoppers will have their deliveries capped at 80 items from now on.
In an email to customers it said that the aim was "to increase the number of customers we can safely deliver to".
It is the latest move by supe
The government has urged people not to move house to try to limit the spread of coronavirus across the UK.
Buyers and renters should delay moving while emergency stay-at-home measures are in place, it said.
Its comments come amid reports banks are pr
Test to be validated this week, then made available to healthcare workers and general public
Thousands of 15-minute home tests for coronavirus will be delivered by Amazon to people self-isolating with symptoms or will go on sale on the high street wi
Motorists worried about getting an MOT because of the coronavirus crisis, have been handed a six-month reprieve.
The government has granted car owners a six-month exemption from MOT testing.
However, it won't come in until Monday 30 March which means