Mother goose is an online sensation after setting up home at the York station

The proud mother, who has just laid her fourth egg, is becoming a social media star after making her home in a raised flowerbed in the middle of the main concourse at York railway station. Now the goose, who has not yet been named, has settled in and is watched daily by thousands of people via a series of goosecam feeds posted by the rail firm London North Eastern Railway (LNER), which runs the station. Three days after ordering schools across the country to close indefinitely, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced strict social distancing measures on March 23, which were extended a furtherthree weeks on April 16. These include a total ban on public gatherings of more than two people, the prohibition of travel other than for essential work and medical reasons, and that peopleare notto leave their homes other than to carry out one form of exercise daily. Some schools are still open to cater for the children of key workers, such as NHS staff, and vulnerable pupils, such as those looked after by local authorities. People sit on their doorsteps in Islington as the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues, in London, England on April 5.   A woman wears a mask as she jogs past a closed amusement arcade with her dog on a deserted Bournemouth promenade in Bournemouth, England on March 29.    A man sits on a bus as people continue to socially distance themselves amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, in Edinburgh, Scotland on March 26.     A handout photograph released by the UK parliament shows the second reading of the Coronavirus Bill 2019-21 in the House of Commons, with MPs observing social distancing by sitting two metres apart, in London, England on March 23.   The goose was first spotted 10 days ago by an eagle-eyed British Transport Police community support officer who posted pictures on Twitter and said: “This afternoon PCSO Ridley was on patrol at York Train Station when he noticed this goose had laid an egg amongst the flowers in the normally extremely busy main entrance.