Coronavirus clouds US 4 July Independence Day events

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hand sanitiser for restaurant guests in Miami The US is marking its Independence Day amid a surge in coronavirus cases, and many events have been cancelled. Beaches have been closed in Florida and California, city parades cancelled and firework displays curtailed. However, President Donald Trump said in a 4 […]

UFC 251 main event change: Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, ruled out of Fight Island

UFC has been forced to alter its main event for July 11. Here’s what that means. UFC 251 has lost its headliner fight after Gilbert Burns tested positive for COVID-19. His matchup with Kamaru Usman is now on hold, and Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway will take over as the solo main event. Fight Island, which is located in […]

UK coronavirus: pubs and hair salons reopen in England as lockdown eases – as it happened | World news

8.04pm BST20:04 Molly Blackall We’re going to be closing down this blog now. Thank you to everyone who’s read along with us today – special thanks to those who sent in tips and pointers, it’s always much appreciated. If you’re venturing into the pub tonight, enjoy your post-lockdown pint, and stay safe! 7.58pm BST19:58 “They […]

British PM’s father defends trip to Greece despite COVID-19 advisory

LONDON (Reuters) – The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday defended his decision to fly to Greece even though at that time the government advice was for UK nationals to avoid all but essential international travel. FILE PHOTO: Stanley Johnson, father of Boris Johnson, arrives at a hustings event with Britain’s Conservative […]

Wirral Chamber :: Press :: Latest News :: Coronavirus (COVID-19): travel corridors

From 10 July 2020 you will not have to self-isolate when you arrive in England, if you: are travelling or returning from one of the countries with travel corridor exemption have not been to or stopped in a country that’s not on the travel corridors exemption list in the previous 14 days This applies to all […]

Deep clean after pupil tests positive for COVID-19 at Gillingham school

A special school in Medway has been deep cleaned after a case of COVID-19 was detected at the premises. A student at the Rivermead Special School in Gillingham tested positive for the virus this week. The site on Forge Lane is a community special school and is part of the Rivermead Inclusive Trust. It teaches […]

UK ponders joining EU’s coronavirus vaccine scheme | World news

The UK is assessing whether to join an EU programme to help secure a potential coronavirus vaccine in what could mark a bellwether for post-Brexit cooperation. In what the Daily Express described as a “Brexit backtrack”, UK officials are thought to be considering the advantages of being part of the EU plan because the bloc […]