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Coronavirus live news: London prepares for tier 2 restrictions; global deaths near 1.1m | World news

7.44am BST07:44 The head of a leading pub chain in Britain has condemned the extension of lockdowns announced on Thursday as “a catastrophe from which the pub trade will never fully recover”. Patrick Dardis, the chief executive of Young’s Pubs, said Britain’s drinking establishments had complied with government guidelines throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in […]

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President Trump’s son Barron tested positive for coronavirus

Melania Trump said that her and the president’s teenage son, Barron, tested positive for the coronavirus not long after his parents, but had no symptoms. he made the revelation in a lengthy note chronicling her personal experience with Covid-19, including being hit with a “roller coaster” of symptoms that she treated naturally with vitamins and […]

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‘Don’t be afraid’: Trump downplays Covid dangers after removing mask at White House – live | US news

Asked to describe the mood inside the White House, one staffer, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he fears for his job, called the fallout from the Trumps’ diagnosis ‘a huge mess.’ He found out about the president’s and first lady’s illness through news reports. ‘That happens all the time in this administration,’ […]

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Coronavirus live news: UK records 3,899 new infections as French cases rise by 10,000 | World news

A few thousand demonstrators calling for Benjamin Netanyahu to resign have gathered in Jerusalem, despite an Israeli national lockdown that went into force on Friday. The prime minister has faced months of relentless protests and widespread public anger over his government’s handling of the country’s coronavirus crisis and charges of alleged corruption. Public demonstrations are […]

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Coronavirus live news: India cases pass 4m; anti-lockdown protesters arrested in Victoria | World news

Covid-19 has killed at least 875,703 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP on Saturday. At least 26,671,700 cases of coronavirus have been registered. Of these, at least 17,496,300 are considered recovered. The tallies, using data collected by AFP from national authorities and […]

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

1.23am BST01:23 Australia is delivering humanitarian supplies to Beirut as the city continues to reel from a blast that left more than 170 people dead and 30,000 homeless. On Saturday the country’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, announced the delivery will include shelter kits and mobile warehouses to replace destroyed storage facilities, in addition to the […]

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Coronavirus infections hit 20million worldwide with 734,000 killed by disease

CORONAVIRUS infections have hit 20million worldwide with 734,000 killed by the disease. The grim milestone was hit on Monday evening. 1 The milestone was hit on Monday Credit: Alamy GREECE IS THE WORD Brit holidaymakers gamble on Greece in last-ditch bid for summer holiday MAN EATERS Rare glimpse inside ‘cannibal tribe’ that ‘ate’ Rockefeller heir […]

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Beirut explosion: at least 78 dead and 4,000 wounded, says Lebanon health ministry – live updates | World news

12.59am BST00:59 The New York Times’ Maria Abi-Habib on the situation at hospitals: Maria Abi-Habib (@Abihabib) Interviewing ER doctors at some of Beirut’s biggest hospitals, and they are crying. St. George Hospital is destroyed. Patients streamed down the stairs to exit the hospital, bc elevators were damaged. Children being treated for cancer are now wounded […]

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Lloyds, Shell report big losses as markets await German and US GDP – business live

US economy likely to have contracted at fastest pace since Great Depression 8.48am BST UK and European shares are a sea of red now. The FTSE 100 is down 0.8%, falling some 50 points to 6,081, dragged down by Lloyds Banking Group, which reported a much bigger than expected loss for the second quarter this […]

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Once a Republican bastion, Arizona is now a battleground that could decide the election | US news

Ten years ago, Arizona enacted one of the strictest and most contentious immigration measures in the nation – the so-called “show me your papers” law – and a generation of young Latinos revolted. Hundreds of Latino activists and high school students marched through the streets of downtown Phoenix, to protest against a piece of legislation […]

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