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Public will be urged to download NHS contact-tracing app: How it works

The trial of a contact-tracing app used to track COVID-19 infections will begin today on the Isle of Wight.…
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Why O2 and Virgin Media could be making a connection

They are two of Britain’s biggest consumer-facing businesses – and could soon be under common ownership.…
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Beyonce’s lingerie maker targeted by extortionists

A Sri Lankan clothing manufacturer which produces lingerie for brands including Beyonce’s Ivy Park, Nike, and Victoria’s Secret has been targeted by cyber extortionists.…
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Doctors warn of strange phenomenon in coronavirus patients

Doctors treating coronavirus patients have noticed a strange phenomenon among some sufferers dubbed “happy hypoxia” – and have warned the condition could be deadly.…
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‘Groundbreaking’ discovery of antibody which prevents infection

Scientists have discovered an antibody which prevents the coronavirus from infecting human cells in “groundbreaking research” which could lead to the development of new treatments.…
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Social media firms have ‘questions to answer’ over disinformation

MPs have accused Twitter, Facebook and Google of being “unwilling” to give clear answers on how they are tackling false information during the pandemic.…
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Coronavirus antibody test ‘with almost 100% accuracy’ could be in UK in weeks

A coronavirus antibody test said to be 99.8% accurate has been approved for use in the US and could be available within weeks in the UK.…
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Isle of Wight residents to find out if they’ve interacted with a coronavirus sufferer

An NHS contact-tracing app aimed at limiting the future spread of coronavirus will be trialled on the Isle of Wight this week, a cabinet minister has told Sky News.…
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Trial of contact tracing app to begin on Isle of Wight – but how does it work?

As the Isle of Wight prepares to trial a phone app that will track COVID-19 infections, we answer some of the main questions.…