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Coronavirus live news: Victoria in Australia adds 303 cases as restrictions tighten in Europe

Australian death toll stands at 379; France removed from UK travel corridor; Greece and Croatia impose midnight curfew on bars and restaurants France could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise againUS coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’ 2.29am BST Andrews is asked when he last had a day off:I couldn’t tell you. I don’t know. I don’t stop because this virus doesn’t st...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Greece, Australia, France, Spain, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Croatia, Victoria, Melbourne, Andrews, COVID


France infections accelerate; Spain to close nightclubs and ban public smoking – as it happened

France reports more than 2,800 new infections in another new post-lockdown record; Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy to test travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece. This blog is now closedFollow today’s coronavirus blogFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise again US coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’ 12.48am BST The Australian prime ministe...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, France, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


UK ministers were warned local lockdowns could fuel racial tensions

Government accused of being ‘tone deaf’ for imposing restrictions in the north of England despite warningsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe government has been accused of being “tone deaf” for its sudden introduction of further lockdown restrictions in the north of England last month shortly after being warned that local interventions could fuel racial tensions.Documents released by the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) warned that in are...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Science, Society, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, North Of England, Coronavirus outbreak, Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies SAGE


Coronavirus live news: France infections accelerate; Spain to close nightclubs and ban public smoking

France reports more than 2,800 new infections in another new post-lockdown record; Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy to test travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and GreeceFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise again US coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’UK coronavirus updates – live 6.22pm BST Oman will end its ban on night movement starting from 15...
Tags: UK, Science, Labor, France, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Oman, Reuters, Supreme Committee, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Spain to close nightclubs and ban public smoking; Italy orders testing for some travellers

Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy move affects travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece; India reports over 60,000 new casesFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise again US coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’UK coronavirus updates – live 5.14pm BST Hello, my name is Clea Skopeliti and I’ll be running the blog for the next few hours. You can get...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Labor, France, India, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Leicester


Thunderstorms are difficult to predict — and heatwaves make it even harder

If you’re in the UK, you may not have slept well this week. According to the weather gauges at the University of Reading, where I work, Tuesday 11 August was the third hottest night in records that date back to 1908. But it seems that, as is often the case with summer hot spells, the heatwave is ending with some spectacular thunderstorms. Tragically, downpours in Scotland are even thought to have played a part in a landslide that derailed a train – although it is still too early to say for sure....
Tags: Startups, UK, Science, Scotland, World, University of Reading, Syndication


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

Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy move affects travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece; India reports over 60,000 new casesUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live 2.21pm BST A shopping mall in Shenzhen, southeastern China, has been sealed off and is under police supervision af...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, France, China, India, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Serbia, Romania


Coronavirus live news: Italy orders travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece to be tested as cases rise

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads; Australia records youngest coronavirus deathUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live 11.21am BST The European Commission has reached a deal with British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca for the purchase of at l...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Australia, France, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, New Zealand, European Commission


Coronavirus live news: France hits back at UK quarantine; New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads; Australia records youngest coronavirus deathUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live 9.16am BST The Philippines’ health ministry has reported 6,216 more coronavirus infections, the third-largest daily increase...
Tags: Asia, UK, England, Science, Australia, France, Russia, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, New Zealand


Coronavirus live news: France hits back at UK quarantine as New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads; Australia records youngest coronavirus deathUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.31am BST Ukraine has reported 1,732 new coronavirus cases, a single-day record, the country’s national council of secur...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Australia, France, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ukraine, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Auckland, Bolivia, Reuters


UK holidaymakers in race to return from France before quarantine deadline

Channel Tunnel warns it doesn’t have capacity for extra travellers trying to get home before 4am on Saturday Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK’s airports and ports were braced for travel chaos on Friday as some of the hundreds of thousands of British holidaymakers in France race to return home before new quarantine rules kick in.Summer plans have been thrown into disarray after the government said on Thursday evening that, from 4am on Saturday, all arrivals from ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, France, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Channel Tunnel, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: France says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measures as New Zealand outbreak widens

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown Covid-19 cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads beyond Auckland; Australia records youngest coronavirus death. Follow the latest updatesUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.32am BST The findings of a public inquiry into how passengers infected with the novel coronavirus were allowed to disembark a crui...
Tags: UK, Science, Australia, France, China, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Auckland, Bolivia


Coronavirus live news: France says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measures as global deaths pass 750,000

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown Covid-19 cases; Trans-Tasman travel bubble ‘on pause’; Iraq reports record daily infections. Follow the latest updatesUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listGreece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.31am BST Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. My name is Helen Sullivan and I’ll be bringing you the lates...
Tags: UK, Science, France, Iraq, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Bolivia, Trans Tasman, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live news: UK adds France to quarantine list from 4am BST on Saturday

UK move takes effect as of 4am BST on Saturday; Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNetherlands and Malta set to be added to England quarantine list Greece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeksMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus live: latest news 10.01pm BST Hundreds of thousands of holidaym...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, France, Germany, Iraq, Los Angeles, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, United States, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Bolivia


Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000; France reports over 2,600 new cases in 24 hours

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; France sets new post-lockdown record for second day in a row; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNetherlands and Malta set to be added to England quarantine list Greece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeksMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus live: latest news 6.33pm BST A Trans-Tasman bubbl...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Australia, France, Germany, Iraq, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, KLM, Pacific


Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000 as world struggles with new rise in cases

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; workplaces in France are top source of case clusters; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNetherlands and Malta set to be added to England quarantine list Greece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeksMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus live: latest news 4.05pm BST Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Indonesia, France, Germany, Iraq, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Bolivia, Malta


Stack and twist: physicists accelerate the hunt for revolutionary new materials

Scientists at the University of Bath in the UK have taken an important step towards understanding the interaction between layers of atomically thin materials arranged in stacks. They hope their research will speed up the discovery of new, artificial materials, leading to the design of electronic components that are far tinier and more efficient than anything known today.
Tags: UK, Science, University Of Bath


Coronavirus live news: Australia records deadliest day as global cases near 20 million

Australian state of Victoria records 19 deaths; US cases pass 5m; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since JuneGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionUK coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.27am BST The Red Cross has trained 43,000 North Korean volunteers to help fight Covid-19 and provide flood assistance in communities. Leader Kim Jong Un declared an emergency last month and imposed a lockdown in Kaesong, near the border with South Kore...
Tags: South Korea, UK, Science, Australia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Sydney, Red Cross, Victoria, Beirut, South, Kim Jong


How fish stocks will change in warming seas

New research out today highlights the future effects of climate change on important fish stocks for south-west UK fisheries.
Tags: UK, Science


Coronavirus live news: Global infections near 20m as Australia suffers deadliest day

Australian state of Victoria records 19 deaths; US cases pass 5m; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updatesGlobal infections near 20mGreece sees highest daily case riseUS passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’Brazil scientist’s despair as coronavirus deaths hit 100,000See all our coronavirus coverage 1.30am BST China reported on Monday 49 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for August 9, compared with 23 cases a day earl...
Tags: UK, Science, Australia, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, US news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Victoria, Adecco Group, National Health Commission, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Global infections near 20m as Greece sees highest daily case rise

US cases pass 5m; French virus ship passengers sue cruise company; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updatesGlobal infections near 20mAmerica’s midwest braces for ‘unstoppable’ Covid-19 surgeUS passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’Brazil scientist’s despair as coronavirus deaths hit 100,000See all our coronavirus coverage 12.17am BST Greece Greek authorities have announced a record daily number of 203 new coronavirus case...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, US news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: UK deaths rise by 55 to 46,566 as Indian health workers strike

Ten of thousands demand better pay and protection as cases rise in the Philippines, Greece and ItalyTrump poised to intervene in relief plans after talks break down‘We’re still so tired’: European doctors brace for second wave‘Very dead’: army and police patrol the deserted streets of coronavirus-stricken Melbourne 6.18pm BST President Donald Trump on Saturday intends to sign an executive order intended to provide economic relief to Americans hurt by the coronavirus pandemic after the White ...
Tags: UK, Science, White House, World news, Medical Research, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Melbourne, Donald Trump, Reuters, Philippines Greece, Coronavirus outbreak, Congress a White House


Coronavirus live news: UK deaths rise 55 to 46,566 as Indian health workers strike

Ten of thousands demand better pay and protection as cases rise in the Philippines, Greece and ItalyTrump poised to intervene in relief plans after talks break down‘We’re still so tired’: European doctors brace for second wave‘Very dead’: army and police patrol the deserted streets of coronavirus-stricken Melbourne 5.23pm BST Thousands of bikers heading to South Dakota’s 10-day Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will not be allowed through Cheyenne River Sioux checkpoints, a spokesman for the Native A...
Tags: UK, Science, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, South Dakota, Melbourne, Beirut, Afp, Cheyenne River Sioux, Great Sioux Nation, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Philippines Greece, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: UK recalls home tests over safety concerns as Indian health workers strike

Ten of thousands demand better pay and protection as cases rise in the Philippines, Greece and ItalyTrump poised to intervene in relief plans after talks break down‘We’re still so tired’: European doctors brace for second wave‘Very dead’: army and police patrol the deserted streets of coronavirus-stricken Melbourne 3.16pm BST Hispanic and black children in the US are far more likely to be hospitalized with Covid-19 than white children, a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control...
Tags: UK, New York, Science, US, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Melbourne, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Edward Helmore, Tom Phillips, Guardian US, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro


Coronavirus live news: UK recalls home tests over safety concerns as Greece cases rise steeply

City of Preston urges young people ‘don’t kill granny’ as cases rise in the Philippines, Australia and ItalyTrump poised to intervene in relief plans after talks break down‘We’re still so tired’: European doctors brace for second wave‘Very dead’: army and police patrol the deserted streets of coronavirus-stricken Melbourne 2.17pm BST Germany and France have challenged the US’s claim to lead talks over reforming the World Health Organization, citing Washington’s decision to quit the UN health...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, Washington, France, Germany, India, US, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Preston, World Health Organization, Un, Melbourne, Group of Seven


Coronavirus live news: UK recalls home tests over safety concerns as Brazil death toll nears 100,000

City of Preston urges young people ‘don’t kill granny’ as cases rise in the Philippines, Australia and ItalyTrump poised to intervene in relief plans after talks break down‘We’re still so tired’: European doctors brace for second wave‘Very dead’: army and police patrol the deserted streets of coronavirus-stricken Melbourne 11.09am BST Turkmenistan, which is officially free of coronavirus, has given the World Health Organization permission to conduct independent testing, after it expressed se...
Tags: UK, Science, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Preston, Brazil, Who, World Health Organization, Melbourne, Turkmenistan, Afp, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, Berdymukhamedov, Randox, MHRA


'Wishful thinking': the dangers of UK hype during Covid-19

From the UK government over-promising on testing to scientific spin on a vaccine, realism is in short supplyRevealed: UK’s rapid Covid test not yet approved by regulatorsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThey were billed by the UK health secretary, Matt Hancock, as “lifesaving” and “hugely beneficial”: two new coronavirus tests that claim to deliver results within 90 minutes, promoted enthusiastically to the public with the help of front pages in the Times, the i and th...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Medical Research, Daily Mail, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


Revealed: UK's rapid Covid test not yet approved by regulators

Exclusive: no data on accuracy of this and other test bought by government has been published‘Wishful thinking’: dangers of UK hype during Covid-19Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne of two 90-minute rapid coronavirus tests bought by the UK government and announced on Monday has yet to be approved by regulators, while no data on the accuracy of either has been published, the Guardian has learned.The test, from Oxford Nanopore, a young biotech company spun off from Oxf...
Tags: UK, Science, Biology, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Oxford University, Oxford Nanopore, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Africa passes 1 million confirmed cases

UK adds Belgium, Andorra and Bahamas to quarantine list ; Spain’s health ministry denies facing second wave; Dutch PM calls on tourists to avoid busy parts of AmsterdamAfrica passes 1m cases‘Serious concern’ in Ireland over infection rate riseGermany reports over 1,000 new infections for first time since MaySpanish town with 32,000 residents back in lockdownUS coronavirus updates – live 11.26pm BST New York City has opened new traveller checkpoints to register visitors and residents returnin...
Tags: UK, Science, White House, New York City, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Cnn, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Anthony Fauci, Bahamas


Coronavirus live news: UK adds Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra to quarantine list

UK quarantine move takes effect from Saturday; Germany reports over 1,000 new infections for first time since May; town with 32,000 residents in northern Spain back in lockdownConcern over German cases as holidays disrupt French testingAnthony Fauci says he has had death threats over coronavirus workFacebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on CovidUS coronavirus updates – live 8.13pm BST Passengers from Belgium, Andorra and the Bahamas will be required to self-isolate at h...
Tags: UK, Science, Greece, Germany, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Bahamas, Grant Shapps, Andorra, Trump, Balkan, Fauci



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