Day: June 16, 2020

Coronavirus can damage lungs beyond recognition, health expert says

June 16, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Coronavirus can cause “complete disruption of the lung architecture”, a health expert has warned. Professor Mauro Giacca of King’s College London said Covid-19 often leaves lungs completely unrecognisable in patients who have been in hospital for more than a […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: 'True' virus death toll passes 53,000 as Boris Johnson faces pressure to ease 'disastrous' lockdown

June 16, 2020

(Photo credit: Reuters) Travel giant Tui has cheered a rise in bookings as it restarts holidays across a raft of European destinations, even though trips for Britons remain on hold. The UK’s biggest tour operator said it is partially resuming its holiday programme from markets including Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland to a small […]

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FBI to review probes of hanging deaths of two black men in California

June 16, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates US federal authorities have said they will review local investigations into the deaths of two black men found hanged from trees 10 days and 50 miles apart in California, amid concerns they may have been lynched. Law enforcement officials […]

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Get food from top London restaurants delivered to your door at this virtual summer festival

June 16, 2020

Events and attractions have been forced to adapt this year, with many offering virtual experiences instead of real-life ones. But a new London festival is mixing the best of both worlds, by creating a hybrid festival which delivers a half virtual and half real-life experience. The Great Feast of London is an event running from […]

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'Covid-free hospitals key to tackling surgery waiting lists'

June 16, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Doctors today called for urgent action to tackle the “hidden waiting list” of hundreds of thousands of patients who have gone untreated during the pandemic. They said there was a pressing need to develop more “Covid-light” hospitals, where surgery […]

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Minister in cash for favours row 'acted properly'

June 16, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A cabinet colleague today backed Robert Jenrick, the minister embroiled in an alleged cash-for-favours row, saying he was sure he had acted in “the perfect proper way”. Mr Jenrick, the Housing Secretary, approved a £1 billion property scheme on […]

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