Kevin Rudd 'deeply disturbed' by Jeffrey Epstein donations – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 5.21pm EDT17:21 DHHS reports three confirmed cases for Victoria 4.55pm EDT16:55 Sydney Covid alert issued 4.34pm EDT16:34 Good morning Live feed Show 5.30pm EDT17:30 Luke Henriques-Gomes Läs mer…

Kevin Rudd 'deeply disturbed' by Jeffrey Epstein donations – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 5.21pm EDT17:21 DHHS reports three confirmed cases for Victoria 4.55pm EDT16:55 Sydney Covid alert issued 4.34pm EDT16:34 Good morning Live feed Show 5.30pm EDT17:30 Luke Henriques-Gomes Läs mer…

Covid testing: does Operation Moonshot have a shot at success?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Operation Moonshot, the government’s mass testing mission to screen millions of asymptomatic people every week, is having a bumpy lift-off. The project only emerged because of a leak last Läs mer…

Covid testing: does Operation Moonshot have a shot at success?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Operation Moonshot, the government’s mass testing mission to screen millions of asymptomatic people every week, is having a bumpy lift-off. The project only emerged because of a leak last Läs mer…

Economists call for extension of UK's furlough scheme to save businesses

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; With scheme due to end on Saturday, Rishi Sunak is under pressure to extend protection measures Economists have urged the chancellor to extend the furlough scheme and ramp up Läs mer…

Angela Merkel outlines new coronavirus restrictions for Germany – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Germany will impose an emergency month-long lockdown that includes the closure of restaurants, gyms and theatres to reverse a spike in coronavirus cases that risks overwhelming hospitals, the chancellor Läs mer…

Nottinghamshire to ban some alcohol sales after 9pm under tier 3 Covid rules

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nottinghamshire will be placed under tier 3 coronavirus measures from Friday, it was confirmed on Wednesday night, with a series of extra rules including the UK’s first virus-related ban Läs mer…

Legendary Paris bookshop Shakespeare and Company begs for help in pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; One of the world’s most iconic bookshops, Shakespeare and Company, has appealed to its customers for help as it is struggling, with sales that are down almost 80% since Läs mer…

EU leaders urged to aid transfer of Covid patients between member states

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, has asked EU leaders to help Brussels map intensive care bed capacity to allow the transfer of coronavirus patients from overrun Läs mer…

Italy: people protesting against Covid restrictions clash with riot police in Rome – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Demonstrations have continued across Italy as hundreds of people gathered to protest against measures imposed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus. After four days of protests, Läs mer…

How Melbourne embraced its first day of freedom – starting at the stroke of midnight

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Melbourne residents have become somewhat accustomed to the world changing overnight. But for what felt like the first time, they went to bed on Tuesday knowing they would wake Läs mer…

How Melbourne embraced its first day of freedom – starting at the stroke of midnight

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Melbourne residents have become somewhat accustomed to the world changing overnight. But for what felt like the first time, they went to bed on Tuesday knowing they would wake Läs mer…

France expected to impose four-week national lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The French president, Emmanuel Macron, is expected to impose a new four-week national lockdown to halt the spread of Covid-19, according to French media. The announcement would follow record Läs mer…

UK coronavirus live: calls grow for UK-wide lockdown as death toll rises

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 5.46am EDT05:46 Number of Covid patients in hospitals could reach 25,000 within weeks 5.40am EDT05:40 National lockdown ’not appropriate’, says environment secretary 5.31am EDT05:31 Calls grow Läs mer…

Covid hospital cases in UK ‘could pass spring peak in November’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The number of coronavirus patients in UK hospitals could pass the spring peak by the end of November without further lockdown measures, a leading government scientific adviser has warned. Läs mer…

Heathrow overtaken as Europe's largest airport by Charles de Gaulle

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London airport hits out over Covid testing, with passenger numbers below Paris rival Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Heathrow has lost its crown as Europe’s Läs mer…

If Biden wins what would the first 100 days of his presidency look like?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; If Joe Biden wins the 2020 US election against Donald Trump next week, the new president-elect will face enormous pressures to implement a laundry list of priorities on a Läs mer…

Global coronavirus report: US adds nearly 500,000 cases in a week; Europe faces more lockdowns

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The United States has added nearly half a million people to its tally of coronavirus infections in the last seven days, as Donald Trump continues to insist the country Läs mer…

Trump says Covid numbers 'way down' as US passes 226,000 deaths – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President Donald Trump says Covid-19 cases in the US are ’way down’ despite nearly half a million people contracting the virus in the country over the last seven days, Läs mer…

NHS Covid app does not work for phones set to French and Spanish

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app does not work for hundreds of thousands of people in England and Wales whose phones are set to unsupported languages, including French, Spanish and Läs mer…

US election 2020: more than 70m Americans have voted early – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Voter turnout could reach highest levels in more than a century ‘He’s jealous of Covid’s media coverage’: Obama ridicules Trump Democrats urge voters to hand-deliver ballots to beat court Läs mer…

The graphs that show Australia's achievement in stopping second-wave Covid outbreak

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Australian state of Victoria has achieved a remarkable reduction in Covid-19 case numbers after a lengthy period of restrictions. To put this achievement in context – Australia has Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Intensive care units in France could reach 'extreme saturation' in two weeks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 8.03pm EDT20:03 France considering one-month lockdown – reports 7.55pm EDT19:55 Summary Live feed Show 8.16pm EDT20:16 Martin Farrer It looks like being another difficult day on Läs mer…

CBI chief fires parting shot over slow pace of Brexit negotiations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The head of the UK’s leading employers’ organisation has stepped up pressure on the government to conclude trade talks with the EU so that the country can move on Läs mer…

Satellite imagery of Aden indicates scale of pandemic in Yemen

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A groundbreaking study using high-resolution satellite imagery to analyse graveyards has found that deaths have nearly doubled in Aden, the centre of Yemen’s coronavirus outbreak. The discovery has given Läs mer…

Melbourne cafes back to life as coronavirus lockdown lifted, but Coalition continues Andrews attack – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 4.27pm EDT16:27 Good morning Live feed Show 5.25pm EDT17:25 Speaking of bushfires, the latest ‘Climate of the Nation’ report will be launched today. As Murph reports: Läs mer…

Justin Trudeau offers blunt assessment of global pandemic: ‘It really sucks’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As countries around the world contemplate fresh lockdowns, spiraling caseloads and the inexorable surge of new Covid-19 deaths, leaders have at times struggled to capture the frustration and despair Läs mer…

Big breakfasts and latte art: cafe culture returns to post-lockdown Melbourne

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As barista Hayley Kim wound up the large canopy outside Leroy Espresso in the early hours of Wednesday morning, a man walked past, smiling under his mask and said Läs mer…

How badly has the north of England been hit by Covid-19?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On Monday night 55 Conservative MPs – led by former “northern powerhouse” minister Jake Berry – wrote to Boris Johnson to warn him the Covid pandemic “has exposed in sharp Läs mer…

Obama mocks Trump: 'He’s jealous of Covid’s media coverage' – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Former US president Barack Obama mocked Donald Trump at an election rally for Joe Biden in Florida. Obama criticised his successor’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, noting that Trump Läs mer…

Justin Trudeau: Covid pandemic 'really sucks' but better days are coming – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has said the Covid pandemic ’really sucks’ but said ’we do get to control how bad it gets’ as the second wave continues to Läs mer…

Home for Christmas? How Covid-19 is changing festive plans

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Laura, from Flitwick in Bedfordshire, read that TV presenter Victoria Derbyshire had been forced to apologise after saying she planned to have seven – not the regulation six Läs mer…

Ontario: Doug Ford refuses to demote caucus member photographed maskless

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ontario’s premier, Doug Ford, has come under fire for refusing to demote a scofflaw member of his caucus who was photographed without a mask at a large indoor gathering Läs mer…

Lakers title celebrations likely added to California's Covid-19 spike, agency says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; With Los Angeles hoping to celebrate another major sports title in a matter of days, the city might be paying a price for one earlier in the month. As Läs mer…

Italy to unveil lockdown relief package as protests continue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Italian government is preparing to unveil a funding package for businesses penalised by the latest coronavirus restrictions as it scrambles to quell growing unrest. The prime minister, Giuseppe Läs mer…

China loses trust internationally over coronavirus handling

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project shows most people believe China was not transparent Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage China appears to have comprehensively lost the international battle Läs mer…

UK coronavirus live: Covid-19 death toll passes 60,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 7.24am EDT07:24 Structural racism led to worse Covid-19 impact on BAME groups – report 6.45am EDT06:45 UK deaths involving Covid-19 pass 61,000 6.29am EDT06:29 Covid-19 registered Läs mer…

Ending lockdown, airport testing and Dominic Cummings: your Covid questions answered

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; We asked readers what they wanted to know about the government’s response to coronavirus. Our political correspondent, Peter Walker, has the answers. What are the protocols for taking places Läs mer…