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Child mental health experts in Germany have voiced growing concern that school closures and restrictions worsening the stress of the pandemic among the country’s 13.7 million children and teenagers, highlighting the possibility of a future mental health crisis.
One in three children is suffering from pandemic-related anxiety or depression or is exhibiting psychosomatic symptoms like headaches or stomach aches, a recent survey by the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf found.
A second world war-era plane will perform a flypast over Captain Sir Tom Moore’s funeral on Saturday in honour of the veteran, who raised almost £39m for NHS charities during the UK’s first coronavirus lockdown.
Moore, who died this month at the age of 100 after testing positive for coronavirus, will have his coffin carried by six soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment. A firing party of 14 will each fire three rounds in unison, and a bugler will sound the Last Post at the end of the private service.