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Seat switches factory to making ventilators out of car parts

Spanish car maker Seat has turned one of its factories from a car plant into a ventilator manufacturing facility as part of the fight against coronavirus.

The Martorell factory, near Barcelona, is normally home to production of the Leon hatchback but with car building at a virtual

today 15:23
Live Coronavirus in UK live: clap for NHS staff at 8pm tonight | death toll rises by 569 | Boris Johnson still showing coronavirus symptoms

Scroll down and read our coronavirus live blog as it happens.

Before you do that here are some articles offering practical advice:

These are the signs and symptoms of the Covid-19 coronavirus strain

This is how to help your elderly relatives and friends during the coronavirus

today 15:23
National Express to cancel all of its coach services from this weekend – and how to get a refund

The firm will cancel all coaches with effect from midnight Sunday 5 April 2020.

Chris Hardy, managing director of National Express UK Coach: “We kept a limited coach network running to be able to help those individuals with essential travel needs but it is no longer viable to continue to

today 14:20
Drink-drive warning to lockdown motorists

The current coronavirus lockdown could see more accidental drink-drivers on the UK’s roads, it has been suggested.

Drivers are being urged to be careful of early morning runs to the shop after an evening’s drinking, with the warning that they could unwittingly be over the drink-drive

today 13:17
This is the safest way to put your bin out in Sheffield amid coronavirus pandemic

If you're worrying about setting foot outside your door or coming into possible contact with COVID-19, fear not for Recyle4Sheffield has issued some important guidelines to help people stay as safe as possible during the coronavirus lockdown.

Announcing on Twitter the correct way to leave

today 13:17
Little and Large comedian Eddie Large dies aged 78 after contracting coronavirus

The comic, best known for his partnership with Syd Little, had been in hospital with heart failure, before contracting the deadly Covid-19 virus.

His son, Ryan McGinnis, posted on Facebook: ‘It is with great sadness that Mum and I need to announce that my dad passed away in the early

today 13:17
Live Coronavirus live blog: latest as Britons urged to clap for NHS staff at 8pm tonight

Scroll down and read our coronavirus live blog as it happens.

Before you do that here are some articles offering practical advice:

These are the signs and symptoms of the Covid-19 coronavirus strain

This is how to help your elderly relatives and friends during the coronavirus

today 12:14
Vauxhall and Ford announce new key worker offers, including free breakdown cover and priority servicing

Vauxhall and Ford have announced new measures to help keep NHS staff and other key workers mobile during the current national lockdown.

Vauxhall is making its roadside assistance breakdown service free to all Vauxhall-driving NHS staff while Ford is offering them priority access to its

today 11:11
Smokefree Sheffield urges smokers to ‘quit for covid’

The initiative aims to educate smokers on the increased risks to themselves and their family from COVID-19 and encourage them to take the important step of quitting smoking.The Chief Medical Officer and Health Secretary both recently reinforced that smokers are at increased risk from COVID-19.

today 11:11
The ‘little’ lies that could leave you without car insurance

One in 10 UK drivers has lied to their insurer about their annual mileage, while one in 12 has told a parking porky in a bid to cut their premiums.

Where they live, their job title and what they use the car for are among the other common half truths told by drivers in an effort to reduce

today 09:05
Live Coronavirus live blog: latest updates as WHO says global cases will reach 1 million within days

Scroll down and read our coronavirus live blog as it happens.

Before you do that here are some articles offering practical advice:

These are the signs and symptoms of the Covid-19 coronavirus strain

This is how to help your elderly relatives and friends during the coronavirus

today 09:05
'Knowing that the public is supporting each other keeps me going' - an open letter from a doctor

Today, newspaper titles across JPIMedia are joining forces to celebrate the #healthheroes who are working tirelessly on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.

We want to hear your messages of support for those working in the NHS, and you can join our dedicated Facebook group or follow

today 09:05
More cars on the road despite stay home coronavirus plea

Latest Department for Transport figures show that vehicle use increased on Monday.

By Sunday, use of motor vehicles had fallen by 73 per cent compared with February 27.

But a spike in traffic led to Monday’s figure showing just a 63 per cent decline compared with the same

yesterday 18:23
E.ON ensures customers and colleagues stay up-to-date and fully supported during coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus situation continues to develop, E.ON is continuing to take steps to help its customers stay safe and on supply, as well as ensuring colleagues remain fully supported during these challenging times.

A dedicated webpage provides answers to a range of customer questions

yesterday 15:14
Petrol stations ‘will be forced to close’ as fuel prices plummet

Petrol stations across the UK could be forced out of business due to falling prices caused by the coronavirus outbreak, according to a trade association.

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has warned that rural filling stations are particularly vulnerable as fuel prices fell by their

yesterday 15:14
Live Coronavirus live blog: latest updates as British national with Covid-19 dies on cruise ship

Scroll down and read our coronavirus live blog as it happens.

Before you do that here are some articles offering practical advice:

These are the signs and symptoms of the Covid-19 coronavirus strain

This is how to help your elderly relatives and friends during the coronavirus

yesterday 12:05
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Seat switches factory to making ventilators out of car parts

Spanish car maker Seat has turned one of its factories from a car plant into a ventilator manufacturing facility as part of the fight against coronavirus.

The Martorell factory, near Barcelona, is normally home to production of the Leon hatchback but with car building at a virtual

today 15:23
Live Coronavirus in UK live: clap for NHS staff at 8pm tonight | death toll rises by 569 | Boris Johnson still showing coronavirus symptoms

Scroll down and read our coronavirus live blog as it happens.

Before you do that here are some articles offering practical advice:

These are the signs and symptoms of the Covid-19 coronavirus strain

This is how to help your elderly relatives and friends during the coronavirus

today 15:23
National Express to cancel all of its coach services from this weekend – and how to get a refund

The firm will cancel all coaches with effect from midnight Sunday 5 April 2020.

Chris Hardy, managing director of National Express UK Coach: “We kept a limited coach network running to be able to help those individuals with essential travel needs but it is no longer viable to continue to

today 14:20
Drink-drive warning to lockdown motorists

The current coronavirus lockdown could see more accidental drink-drivers on the UK’s roads, it has been suggested.

Drivers are being urged to be careful of early morning runs to the shop after an evening’s drinking, with the warning that they could unwittingly be over the drink-drive

today 13:17
This is the safest way to put your bin out in Sheffield amid coronavirus pandemic

If you're worrying about setting foot outside your door or coming into possible contact with COVID-19, fear not for Recyle4Sheffield has issued some important guidelines to help people stay as safe as possible during the coronavirus lockdown.

Announcing on Twitter the correct way to leave

today 13:17
Little and Large comedian Eddie Large dies aged 78 after contracting coronavirus

The comic, best known for his partnership with Syd Little, had been in hospital with heart failure, before contracting the deadly Covid-19 virus.

His son, Ryan McGinnis, posted on Facebook: ‘It is with great sadness that Mum and I need to announce that my dad passed away in the early

today 13:17
Live Coronavirus live blog: latest as Britons urged to clap for NHS staff at 8pm tonight

Scroll down and read our coronavirus live blog as it happens.

Before you do that here are some articles offering practical advice:

These are the signs and symptoms of the Covid-19 coronavirus strain

This is how to help your elderly relatives and friends during the coronavirus

today 12:14
Vauxhall and Ford announce new key worker offers, including free breakdown cover and priority servicing

Vauxhall and Ford have announced new measures to help keep NHS staff and other key workers mobile during the current national lockdown.

Vauxhall is making its roadside assistance breakdown service free to all Vauxhall-driving NHS staff while Ford is offering them priority access to its

today 11:11
Smokefree Sheffield urges smokers to ‘quit for covid’

The initiative aims to educate smokers on the increased risks to themselves and their family from COVID-19 and encourage them to take the important step of quitting smoking.The Chief Medical Officer and Health Secretary both recently reinforced that smokers are at increased risk from COVID-19.

today 11:11
The ‘little’ lies that could leave you without car insurance

One in 10 UK drivers has lied to their insurer about their annual mileage, while one in 12 has told a parking porky in a bid to cut their premiums.

Where they live, their job title and what they use the car for are among the other common half truths told by drivers in an effort to reduce

today 09:05
Live Coronavirus live blog: latest updates as WHO says global cases will reach 1 million within days

Scroll down and read our coronavirus live blog as it happens.

Before you do that here are some articles offering practical advice:

These are the signs and symptoms of the Covid-19 coronavirus strain

This is how to help your elderly relatives and friends during the coronavirus

today 09:05
'Knowing that the public is supporting each other keeps me going' - an open letter from a doctor

Today, newspaper titles across JPIMedia are joining forces to celebrate the #healthheroes who are working tirelessly on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.

We want to hear your messages of support for those working in the NHS, and you can join our dedicated Facebook group or follow

today 09:05
More cars on the road despite stay home coronavirus plea

Latest Department for Transport figures show that vehicle use increased on Monday.

By Sunday, use of motor vehicles had fallen by 73 per cent compared with February 27.

But a spike in traffic led to Monday’s figure showing just a 63 per cent decline compared with the same

yesterday 18:23
E.ON ensures customers and colleagues stay up-to-date and fully supported during coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus situation continues to develop, E.ON is continuing to take steps to help its customers stay safe and on supply, as well as ensuring colleagues remain fully supported during these challenging times.

A dedicated webpage provides answers to a range of customer questions

yesterday 15:14
Petrol stations ‘will be forced to close’ as fuel prices plummet

Petrol stations across the UK could be forced out of business due to falling prices caused by the coronavirus outbreak, according to a trade association.

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has warned that rural filling stations are particularly vulnerable as fuel prices fell by their

yesterday 15:14
Live Coronavirus live blog: latest updates as British national with Covid-19 dies on cruise ship

Scroll down and read our coronavirus live blog as it happens.

Before you do that here are some articles offering practical advice:

These are the signs and symptoms of the Covid-19 coronavirus strain

This is how to help your elderly relatives and friends during the coronavirus

yesterday 12:05
Latest news from Sheffield
today 15:23 Seat switches factory to making ventilators out of car parts
today 15:23 Live Coronavirus in UK live: clap for NHS staff at 8pm tonight | death toll rises by 569 | Boris Johnson still showing coronavirus symptoms
today 14:20 National Express to cancel all of its coach services from this weekend – and how to get a refund
today 13:17 Drink-drive warning to lockdown motorists
today 13:17 This is the safest way to put your bin out in Sheffield amid coronavirus pandemic
today 13:17 Little and Large comedian Eddie Large dies aged 78 after contracting coronavirus
today 12:14 Live Coronavirus live blog: latest as Britons urged to clap for NHS staff at 8pm tonight
today 11:11 Vauxhall and Ford announce new key worker offers, including free breakdown cover and priority servicing
today 11:11 Smokefree Sheffield urges smokers to ‘quit for covid’
today 09:05 The ‘little’ lies that could leave you without car insurance
today 09:05 Live Coronavirus live blog: latest updates as WHO says global cases will reach 1 million within days
today 09:05 'Knowing that the public is supporting each other keeps me going' - an open letter from a doctor
yesterday 18:23 More cars on the road despite stay home coronavirus plea
yesterday 15:14 E.ON ensures customers and colleagues stay up-to-date and fully supported during coronavirus pandemic
yesterday 15:14 Petrol stations ‘will be forced to close’ as fuel prices plummet
yesterday 12:05 Live Coronavirus live blog: latest updates as British national with Covid-19 dies on cruise ship
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2020-03-31 17:05 Tougher seatbelt penalty 'long overdue'
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2020-03-31 16:02 When all is said and done, we are united by this shared experience.
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2020-03-31 10:47 Live Coronavirus live blog: latest updates as health officials say stay at home advice is 'making a difference'
2020-03-30 21:08 Coronavirus live blog as it happened: expert claims coronavirus spread in UK is slowing and Prince Charles exits self-isolation
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today 15:35 Brian McDermott opens up on tough coaching apprenticeship under current Hull KR boss Tony Smith
today 15:35 Brian McDermott opens up on tough coaching apprenticeship under current Hull KR boss Tony Smith
today 15:35 Hull City's Matthew Pennington discusses his plans to leave Everton this summer
today 15:35 Hull City's Matthew Pennington discusses his plans to leave Everton this summer
today 15:35 McDonald's shares Sausage and Egg McMuffin recipe so customers can make it at home
today 15:35 McDonald's shares Sausage and Egg McMuffin recipe so customers can make it at home
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today 15:35 Bransholme primary school raided by 'teenagers' who escape with kitchen products
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today 15:23 Coronavirus: 569 more COVID-19 deaths in UK - bringing total to 2,921 In England, 44 of the 561 people who died had no known underlying health condition.
today 15:23 UK coronavirus death toll rises by another 569 to 2,921
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