Coronavirus: Far-right Rome protest turns briefly violent

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A plain-clothed police officer confronts a demonstrator at the Rome protest A rally by Italian far-right extremists and hardcore football fans over the government’s response to coronavirus has turned briefly violent. The clashes in the centre of the capital, Rome, started after a fight between demonstrators, reports say. Police responded […]

Zero positive Covid-19 results from latest round of Premier League testing

The Premier League’s plans for Project Restart have been given a fresh boost after there were no positive cases in the latest round of coronavirus tests. A total of 1,195 players and club staff were tested in the sixth screening session, which took place on Thursday and Friday, and that yielded the second all-clear. “The […]

Coronavirus Nearly Ended Street Homelessness in U.K. Maybe Not for Long.

LONDON — Driving through the East London borough of Newham recently, Ryan Anderson and Billy Tattingham pointed out some of the places they had slept before the coronavirus outbreak. An underpass at a train station; an alleyway; the crime-ridden walkways of a local shopping center; on particularly cold nights, a subway elevator. But all that […]

Four more coronavirus deaths confirmed in Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire

A further 552 people have died with Covid-19 in the region’s care homes meaning the latest confirmed death toll in the Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire is 2,960. Meanwhile the UK-wide death toll released by the Government, which includes deaths in and out of hospital, increased by 204 to 40,465. However it does not include […]

Coronavirus: NHS trust bosses not consulted over new face mask rules

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images NHS trusts were not consulted before the government announced changes to the use of face coverings and visitor policy in English hospitals, the chief executive of NHS Providers has said. Chris Hopson said trust leaders felt “completely in the dark” about the “significant and complex” changes. From 15 June, hospital visitors […]

Coronavirus: WHO changes tack and recommends face masks where social distancing not possible | World News

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is now recommending the use of face masks where social distancing is not possible. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the change in recommendation on Friday, saying the organisation is now recommending people wear masks in areas where there is widespread COVID-19 transmission. He said people should wear them in […]

21 new coronavirus cases confirmed across North Wales latest figures show

THERE have been 21 new coronavirus cases across North Wales, latest figures show. Data released by Public Health Wales on June 16 shows that Gwynedd ad the highest daily increase of six, followed by five in Wrexham, four in Denbighshire, three in Conwy two in Flintshire and one in Anglesey. Denbighshire has the highest total […]