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Coronavirus live news: UK to announce tourists returning from Spain must quarantine for two weeks

Johnny Depp’s in-person court case ‘galling’; Germany may introduce compulsory testing; funeral fees rise in Great Britain‘I can’t wait’: England’s swimmers and gym-goersUS cases pass 4m, states dial back reopeningTrump cancels Republican convention events in Florida‘Wicked enemy’: how Australia’s success unravelled 6.23pm BST The tallies for people hospitalised with coronavirus in New York are continuing to drop to the lowest levels since the pandemic began, governor Andrew Cuomo said Satur...
Tags: UK, England, New York, Science, Australia, Cbs News, Germany, Spain, World news, Infectious Diseases, Johnny Depp, Andrew Cuomo, Press Association, Great Britain, Coronavirus outbreak

UK coronavirus: Hancock announces local lockdown for Leicester — as it happened

Leicester lockdown extended; UK official death toll rises by 25; parents in England face fines if they refuse to send children back to school in SeptemberBoris Johnson pledges ‘Rooseveltian’ economy pushFA to make 124 positions redundant after blaming Covid-19England park staff fear chaos on ‘Super Saturday’Global coronavirus updates - live 10.59pm BST A streamlined application process will enable pubs and restaurants to get permission for on-street dining in around 10 days, a measure formi...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Education, UK News, Schools, Boris Johnson, Leicester, Keir Starmer, Press Association, Hancock, BBC Radio Leicester, Glenfield, Alok Sharma, Gavin Williamson, Coronavirus outbreak

UK coronavirus live: Hancock announces extension of lockdown in Leicester

Leicester lockdown extended; UK official death toll rises by 25; parents in England face fines if they refuse to send children back to school in SeptemberBoris Johnson pledges ‘Rooseveltian’ economy pushFA to make 124 positions redundant after blaming Covid-19England park staff fear chaos on ‘Super Saturday’Global coronavirus updates - live 9.32pm BST Rakesh Parmar, who owns Ye Olde Sweet Shoppe in Leicester city centre, told the Press Association that the further restrictions will affect h...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Education, UK News, Schools, Boris Johnson, Leicester, Keir Starmer, Press Association, Hancock, The Press Association, Gavin Williamson, Coronavirus outbreak, SeptemberBoris Johnson, Rakesh Parmar

English town mourns victims of suspected terror attack

By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS LONDON — The English town of Reading mourned Monday for three people stabbed to death in what is being treated as a terror attack, gathering for a moment of silence as police questioned the suspected lone attacker. More than 100 students lit candles and laid flowers in memory of history teacher James Furlong, who was named as one of the victims. A flag in the courtyard of the Holt School, where he taught in nearby Wokingham, had been lowered to half-staff. “He wa...
Tags: England, London, News, Uncategorized, Sport, World news, Bbc, Britain, Soccer, Terrorism, Philadelphia, Press Association, Philadelphia Inquirer, Jill Lawless, Thames Valley Police, John Campbell

Coronavirus live news: US Covid-19 deaths could reach 145,000 by August, study estimates

Brazil passes 700,000 infections; WHO warns pandemic is worsening and that asymptomatic transmission ‘appears to be rare’; Moscow to lift lockdown. Follow the latestUniversity of Washington research estimates 145,000 US deaths by AugustBrazil infections pass 700,000WHO warns pandemic is worseningAustralia – coronavirus liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.27am BST In the UK, plans to reopen English schools before summer are in disarray, after the government admitted that not all primary sc...
Tags: Europe, UK, Washington, Russia, Americas, US, World news, Moscow, Brazil, Who, World Health Organization, Boris Johnson, Press Association, Coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus: Bolsonaro hides Brazil death figures, minister criticises Australian BLM protests – live updates

Brazil cumulative cases and deaths taken offline; Black Lives Matter demonstrators ‘reckless’; UK to partially reopen churchesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.11am BST Manufacturing output across the UK increased last month from its record low as firms started to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown, Press Association reports.Business advisers BDO LLP said its resesarch suggested manufacturers regained some of the losses sustained between March and April as they benefited from the easing o...
Tags: UK, China, World news, Brazil, BLM, Press Association, Agence France Presse, BDO LLP, Bolsonaro, Coronavirus outbreak, Kaley Crossthwaite

Microsoft sacks journalists to replace them with robots

Users of the homepages of the MSN website and Edge browser will now see news stories generated by AIDozens of journalists have been sacked after Microsoft decided to replace with them with artificial intelligence software.Staff who maintain the news homepages on Microsoft’s MSN website and its Edge browser – used by millions of Britons every day – have been told that they will be no longer be required because robots can now do their jobs. Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, Media, Microsoft, Newspapers & magazines, Computing, Msn, News Agencies, Press Association, Artificial intelligence (AI

Coronavirus live news: Italian death toll 'could be 19,000 higher than official figures'

Spain reports lowest daily death toll in over two months; East Africa facing ‘triple menace’ of Covid-19, floods and locusts; Wuhan bans eating wild animals; global case total passes 5m Chechen strongman Kadyrov ‘hospitalised with suspected Covid-19’Social distancing a week earlier ‘could have saved 36,000 US lives’Italy: lockdown has taken heavy toll on mental health‘If I don’t have sex I’ll die of hunger’: Covid crisis of Rio’s trans sex workersCoronavirus latest: at a glance 10.23pm BST H...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Science, China, Russia, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases

BBC to close remaining local radio district offices

An unknown number of radio studios and offices still used by BBC local radio stations across England are being closed under the latest plans for the BBC to cut costs. The corporation won’t confirm which sites are being closed, but some reports in the north west say Blackpool, Lancaster, Barrow and Kendal are amoungst those being shut down. But whilst the BBC Press Office won’t offer any more details, a report on the BBC News site says up to 20 locations will be shut in places like Scarborough...
Tags: England, Top, Bbc, BBC News, Radio, North West, Radio industry, Portsmouth, Press Association, BBC Radio Solent, Kendal, Jason Horton, Bbc Local Radio, BBC Press Office, The South of England, The North of England

Boris Johnson will keep using Zoom for the government's private weekly meeting despite security and privacy concerns

The UK government has defended using video-call service Zoom among senior government officials – including Boris Johnson – due to 'unprecedented circumstances' caused by the coronavirus.  On Monday, the firm's stock price climbed 22%. The firm is worth about $37 billion. But cybersecurity experts have raised questions around Zoom's security and data privacy policies, with reports that the Ministry of Defence has banned staff from using it.  Boris Johnson used Zoom on Tuesday to hold his first ...
Tags: Google, UK, Trends, Ministry Of Defence, Boris Johnson, Cabinet, Press Association, Check Point

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON —  Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland, his Clarence House office said. It says his wife Camilla, 72, has tested negative. “The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus,’’ Clarence House said. “He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good...
Tags: Health, London, News, Wales, California, Scotland, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, World news, Britain, Soccer, National Health Service, Buckingham Palace, Harry, Edinburgh

Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 5,000, as Spain declares state of emergency

Mount Everest calls off climbing season; Canadian prime minister self-isolates; Coronavirus latest: at a glanceUK care homes ban family visits to stem spread of coronavirusEnglish Premier League suspended until AprilThe coronavirus pandemic: visualising the global crisisShare your experiences 3.27pm GMT The Queen’s upcoming visits to Cheshire and Camden, in London, have been postponed as a “sensible precaution”, Buckingham Palace said, amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Press Association re...
Tags: Europe, Science, London, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Premier League, Italy, Camden, Buckingham Palace, Mount Everest, Johns Hopkins

Budget 2020: Boris Johnson chairs cabinet ahead of Rishi Sunak's first budget – live news

Delayed budget to outline government response to coronavirus emergencyCoronavirus – latest updatesHealth minister Nadine Dorries diagnosed with coronavirusBudget 2020 checklist: what to expect from the chancellorBank of England announces emergency rate cut – business live 10.16am GMT Rachael Maskell, the Labour MP who is self-isolating after a meeting with Nadine Dorries last week (see 9.20am), told the Press Association PA that only her, Dorries and members of the minister’s staff were pres...
Tags: Business, Politics, England, Budget, Economics, UK News, Tax and spending, Economic policy, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Pmqs, Times, Whitehall, Nadine Dorries, Brexit, Press Association

Coronavirus live updates: three F1 team members isolated at Australian Grand Prix while Indonesia confirms first death

Bank of England cuts base rate in response to virus, US cases pass 1,000 and deaths rise sharply again in Italy. Follow latest newsCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUK health minister tests positiveCoronavirus crisis hits the US campaign trailArsenal place players into self-isolationItalian PM extends lockdown to entire countryCoronavirus confusion as NHS helpline gives out wrong adviceShare your experiences 7.26am GMT Heathrow said the number of passengers travelling through the airport fell b...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Indonesia, China, US, Bank Of England, UK News, World news, NHS, United Kingdom, Italy, Press Association, COVID

Brexit: EU tells PM he must stick to customs rules for NI amid concerns about UK 'backsliding' - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenNo 10: UK aim is to ‘restore independence’ from EU by end of yearLabour leadership poll opens as Starmer promises jobs to rivalsBoris Johnson has ‘full confidence’ in Patel despite bullying claimsStarmer’s morning interviews - SummaryDowning Street lobby briefing - Summary 3.24pm GMT Rebecca Long-Bailey, the Labour leadership candidate, has been campaigning in Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd today.I’m in Mytholmroyd today. Havi...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour party leadership, Labour, Northern Ireland, Home Office, Boris Johnson, Northern Irish politics, Parliament, Johnson, Keir Starmer

A bus is driving around Buckingham Palace demanding Prince Andrew 'call the FBI'

Attorney Gloria Allred would like Prince Andrew to give the FBI a ring.Allred, who represents some of late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, has reportedly paid to have a bus drive around London with an ad putting Prince Andrew on blast after prosecutors said he hasn't been cooperating with their Epstein investigation. "If you see this man please ask him to call the FBI to answer their questions," an ad reads on the bus, which was seen driving near Buckingham Palace not long after...
Tags: London, News, Fbi, Buckingham Palace, Prince Andrew, Donald Trump, Gloria Allred, Bernie Sanders, Press Association, Russell Moore, Andrew, David Mack, Allred, Southern District of New York, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein

Thornberry blames Corbyn's advisers for election defeat and suggests they should be sacked - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the Queen’s speech and Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn speaking in the subsequent Commons debate 10.10am GMT Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, has insisted “democracy must and will prevail” as she confirmed she has now written to Boris Johnson formally requesting the power for Holyrood to hold a second independence referendum, the Press Association reports. She said that following last week’s election vi...
Tags: Politics, Scotland, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Boris Johnson, Holyrood, Bute House, Emily Thornberry, Thornberry, Queen's Speech, Press Association, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Nicola Sturgeon Scotland, Edinburgh Sturgeon

Prince Andrew faces more disgrace as business backers leave

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prince Andrew is facing further disgrace as charitable backers begin to distance themselves from him amid unfavorable fallout of an interview on his friendship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Britain’s Press Association is reporting that professional services provider KPMG, a sponsor of his flagship entrepreneur project, [email protected], won’t renew its support. […]
Tags: London, News, Ap, Britain, Nation, Kpmg, Press Association, Andrew, Jeffrey Epstein Britain

Saracens: Premiership club set to drop appeal over points deduction and fine after breaching salary cap

Saracens are set to drop their planned appeal against a £5.4million fine and a 35-point penalty for a breach of the salary cap, according to the Press Association.The back-to-back Premiership champions and reigning European champions had initially announced their intention to appeal against what they deemed to be "heavy-handed" punishments that were further described by club chairman Nigel Wray as "absolutely devastating".But ahead of Monday's deadline to officially serve notice of appeal, ...
Tags: News, Saracens, Dyson, Press Association, Wray, Richard Wigglesworth, Premiership Rugby, Nigel Wray, MN Property Solutions Ltd

London Fire Brigade heavily criticized for apartment fire

LONDON (AP) — A report on a deadly apartment block fire in London has condemned the London Fire Brigade and concluded that fewer people would have died if the building were evacuated more quickly. Britain’s Press Association said the leaked report, which was to be published Wednesday, also accused the brigade’s commissioner Dany Cotton, of […]
Tags: Health, Business, London, News, Ap, Britain, Nation, London Fire Brigade, Press Association, Dany Cotton

Brexit legislation 'paused' after MPs reject Boris Johnson's timetable - as it happened

Parliament votes to reject government’s timetable for passage of bill that would implement Brexit dealTusk: EU likely to grant extensionWithdrawal bill: what does it say? 10.39pm BST That’s all from us this evening. Here’s a summary of the day’s events: Related: MPs reject Boris Johnson's attempt to fast-track Brexit deal 10.23pm BST If, as expected, Brexit is delayed until the end of January, a general election would have to follow, the Press Association reports, citing an unnamed No...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Scotland, Eu, European Union, UK News, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Parliament, Brexit, Press Association, Corbyn, Boris

Brexit: Boris Johnson arrives at manor house on the Wirral for private talks with Leo Varadkar - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with Leo Varadkar to discuss BrexitJeremy Corbyn’s speech on Labour’s agenda - Summary and analysisLeadsom criticised for defending ‘unlawful’ plan to sabotage Benn ActNo-deal Brexit would put lives at risk, says former chief medical officer 2.33pm BST This is from the Press Association’s Catherine Wylie on Thornton Manor.The luxury wedding venue chosen for Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar’s ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Instagram, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour, Philip Hammond, Rooney, Boris Johnson, Coleen Rooney, Leo Varadkar, Brexit, Press Association, Jeremy Corbyn, Benn

Local elections 2019: Conservative net losses pass 1,200 – live news

Lib Dems and Greens surge on bad night for both main parties in council elections in EnglandLocal elections 2019: follow the live results hereFull report: Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gainEarly afternoon summary 7.52pm BST Here’s the lay of the land from the Press Association, with results available from 241 out of 248 councils: 7.37pm BST The results are being interpreted by many as a poor performance by Labour, with the party seeing a net loss in seats, as well ...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Local Government, Local Politics, Green Party, Tories, Local elections, Brexit, Press Association, John Mcdonnell, UK Independence party (Ukip, Andrew Gwynne Labour

MPs to debate Gavin Williamson's sacking after Speaker grants urgent question to Labour – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenGavin Williamson: ‘I was tried by kangaroo court – then sacked’The Williamson inquiry was a Whitehall rarity: quick and decisivePenny Mordaunt becomes first ever female defence secretary 10.13am BST The curtains were drawn and two cars were on the drive at Gavin Williamson’s constituency address in a leafy area of south Staffordshire this morning, the Press Association reports. But there was no answer from anybody on the door...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Jeremy Hunt, Whitehall, Staffordshire, Press Association, Hunt, African Union, Williamson, ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia, Gavin Williamson, Mordaunt

Chris Davies: Tory MP fined £1,500 but spared jail over expenses charges

Chris Davies now faces being booted out of Parliament as he braces for a recall petition in his Welsh seat [Author: Press Association, Dan Bloom]
Tags: Politics, Parliament, Press Association, Chris Davies, Dan Bloom, Press Association Dan Bloom

Roman Polanski sues the Academy after being kicked out of the Oscars 'without warning'

Roman Polanski is suing the Academy after being kicked out of the Oscars organisation. The Chinatown director was ejected from the Academy along with Bill Cosby in 2018. A lawyer for the long-time fugitive filmmaker said that he was expelled "without warning" and with no chance to respond. Polanski's lawyer filed a writ at the Los Angeles Superior Court and will pursue legal action against the film institution on grounds that the famed director's expulsion was unfair. But the Academy res...
Tags: News, France, US, Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski, Academy, Chinatown, Press Association, Braun, Los Angeles Superior Court, Polanski, Harland Braun, Polanski Documents, Polanski Braun

Everyone saw the adult toy left by the dugout after Man United 2 – West Ham 1

Man United 2 – West Ham 1 Manchester United beat West Ham 2-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday evening. Paul Pogba was the hero for United scoring both goals. The French World Cup winner converted two penalties to sink the Hammers. Felipe Anderson scored what proved to be a consolation for the Irons. Adult toy left by the dugout A video is going viral on social media following United’s win over West Ham. Simon Peach, a journalist for the Press Association, revealed that a black dildo was left by t...
Tags: Dane, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Old Trafford, West Ham, Anfield, Christian Eriksen, Man United, United, Paul Pogba, Press Association, Felipe Anderson, Stamford

Jeremy Corbyn voiced concern evidence of anti-Semitism was 'mislaid or ignored'

The Labour leader also said he had been the target of abuse [Author: Press Association, Oliver Milne]
Tags: Politics, Labour, Press Association, Jeremy Corbyn, Oliver Milne

One key factor in Ander Herrera’s decision to leave Man United revealed

The circumstances that led to his exit One of the key factors in Ander Herrera deciding to leave Manchester United and join Paris Saint-Germain has now been revealed. It was reported not too long ago by Duncan Castles that Ander Herrera was set to leave Manchester United. The Spaniard’s contract at Old Trafford is set to expire at the end of the season. Castles’ report revealed that Herrera had agreed a £200,000-a-week deal with PSG to join them on a bosman in July. That was quickly followed up...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Old Trafford, Everton, Stamford Bridge, Mufc, Man United, Psg, United, Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Idrissa Gueye, Press Association, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Brexit: MPs pass Cooper's Brexit delay bill with majority of one - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, where third reading of the Cooper bill seeking a Brexit delay passed 313 to 312May’s cabinet: where do they stand on Brexit?Juncker rejects appeal for further short Brexit delayLunchtime summaryPMQs - Snap verdict 12.11am BST The Leave.EU campaign seems to be rather cross: The "Conservatives" who voted to block Brexit this evening.Are you a Conservative member in one of these constituencies? Sign up to our deselection campaign below and h...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Ireland, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Paris, House Of Commons