Day: June 8, 2020

London jumps four places in survey on world's most expensive cities to live

June 8, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates London has jumped up four places in a global study of the world’s most expensive cities to live. The UK capital made this year’s top 20 in Mercer’s 2020 Cost of Living Survey, which covers 209 cities across the […]

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Brexit talks: UK and Japan to start negotiations over trade deal

June 8, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Talks on a post-Brexit free trade deal between the UK and Japan will start today, the Department for International Trade has said. Ministers said the negotiations will expand on the current EU-Japan arrangement and secure extra benefits in areas […]

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Coronavirus LIVE: World Health Organisation warns pandemic worsening across the world

June 8, 2020

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (Reuters) Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he does not plan to get tested for coronavirus one day after it was announced a member of his administration was infected. Zoe Robledo, director of Mexico’s social security system, announced on Sunday that he had tested positive, two days after […]

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Kate Middleton urges Brits struggling with addiction to 'reach out' amid surge in drinking during lockdown

June 8, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The Duchess of Cambridge has urged anyone struggling with addiction to seek help, as new research revealed that a quarter of British adults are drinking more in lockdown. More than a third of people in the UK – 39 […]

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Seven best outdoor markets to visit in London

June 8, 2020

London is home to so many fantastic markets, many of which have been shut for the duration of lockdown. On 1 June, Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave outdoor markets the green light – but many of them have remained closed. But with none-essential retailers allowed to open their doors on 15 June, as restrictions are […]

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Police chased down Whitehall and Cenotaph damaged as 12 arrested at BLM protests

June 8, 2020

Violent clashes erupted at largely peaceful anti-racism protests in London, which saw a police officer on the floor with blood streaming down his face. Footage shows a mob chasing officers down the streets of Whitehall as they were pelted with bottles, fireworks and smoke bombs at around 9pm. Meanwhile one demonstrator climbed onto The Cenotaph […]

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Black Lives Matter protesters spray ‘racist’ on Winston Churchill statue

June 8, 2020

A statue of former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in London was covered in graffiti as anti-racism protests were held across the UK over the weekend. While demonstrations were largely peaceful, small skirmishes broke out in some parts of the capital, with people lobbing bottles and fireworks at police. Thousands have taken to the streets […]

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