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Image caption Sunday's applause is inspired by the weekly Clap for Carers that took place during the coronavirus lockdown. The prime minister will join a nation-wide round of clapping later to pay tribute to NHS staff on the 72nd anniversary of the health service. The public are being encouraged to give a round of applause at 17:00 BST for all those who helped save lives during the coronavirus pandemic. In a video message, Prince Charles has spoken of his gratitude and pride for the "costly sacrifices" of NHS staff. On Saturday, UK landmarks were lit up blue in celebration and remembrance. Downing Street, the Royal Albert Hall, Blackpool Tower, the Shard and the Wembley Arch were all illum... Full story

5 July