UK at a COVID-19 ‘tipping point’ as a second lockdown looms: Live | News

The United Kingdom’s government has warned that the country is at a “tipping point” on coronavirus, as London’s mayor urged quick action to address the spread of the virus. A stay-at-home order has come into effect in Yangon, Myanmar’s commercial capital and biggest city, closing offices and schools. More than 30.8 million people […]

UK coronavirus LIVE: Mass testing plans ‘could cost up to £100 billion’ as uni students urged not to share virus in ‘bedrooms’

Neil Ferguson warns extra coronavirus measures may be needed       Professor Neil Ferguson, whose modelling led to the decision to impose the lockdown in March, said he was “encouraged” that the Government was responding to the rise in coronavirus cases but warned further measures may be needed.       The Imperial College epidemiologist […]

Every Premier League game to be broadcast live on TV in September

The Premier League has confirmed that every match during September will be broadcast live on TV. An agreement was reached after a meeting between all 20 Premier League clubs on Tuesday. Sky Sports and BT Sport had already selected 17 matches for live broadcast for the first three rounds of fixtures of the 2020/21 season. […]

German exports jump as Covid-19 recovery builds – business live | Business

Next to hotels, restaurants and culture, which are still suffering from the effects of social distancing, the export sector is probably the most exposed to the crisis, suffering from the domestic lockdown measures as much as from lockdowns across the world and supply chain disruptions. Moreover, the export sector is also subject to structural changes […]

Melbourne anti-coronavirus lockdown protest turns violent: Live | News

Police in Australian city of Melbourne made arrests among a crowd of about 300 people protesting the coronavirus lockdown. India’s caseload topped four million, while South Korea posted its lowest daily tally in three weeks. Police in Australia’s Victoria state meanwhile braced for anti-lockdown protests, arresting at least four people for incitement.  Iraq’s […]

Coronavirus live news: Spain to close night clubs and ban public smoking; Italy orders testing for some travellers | World news

In Greece, which has also seen a dramatic increase in coronavirus cases, authorities have announced further precautionary measures in an all-out bid to curb the spread of transmissions. A midnight curfew on bars and restaurants was extended nationwide with businesses being ordered to adhere to the new rules in Athens and on popular islands including […]

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 14 deaths and 372 new Covid cases as NSW awaits Ruby Princess report | Australia news

When you get a premier like Annastacia Palaszczuk making announcements about border closures when Gladys Berejiklian is doing a press conference and she is caught out, the question is asked of her and she knows nothing about it, she hadn’t been contacted by Queensland, well you would imagine she would be a bit miffed. I […]

Coronavirus live updates: Quebec reports 95 more cases, one new death

Article content This post will be updated throughout the day on Wednesday, Aug. 12. Questions/comments: [email protected] Top updates Quebec reports 95 new cases, one more death Quebec buying 30,000 computers for remote learning Israeli jewelers crafting a $1.5-million mask ‘I don’t think anyone should be sending their kids back’: Ontario teachers fearful Ottawa giving $2.7 […]

US sees deadliest day of summer in coronavirus outbreak – live | US news

3.49pm BST15:49 The White House press reports President Trump has boarded Air Force One for a visit to Midland, Texas, where he will visit the Double Eagle Energy Oil Rig and attend a fundraiser. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to Midland, Texas to visit Double Eagle Energy Oil Rig. An […]

Vietnam evacuates tourists as coronavirus returns: Live updates | Coronavirus pandemic News

Vietnam has ordered the evacuation of at least 80,000 tourists on Monday from the central city of Da Nang following the re-emergence of the coronavirus. The government said it needs four days to implement the evacuation.  Australia’s second-most populous state of Victoria reported on Monday six new deaths from the coronavirus and logged a record […]