Day: July 11, 2020

Donald Trump wears face mask in public for first time since coronavirus outbreak

July 11, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Donald Trump has worn a face covering in public for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak began. The US president donned a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday. Setting out from the White House, […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Death toll up by 148 as Boris Johnson signals stricter face mask rules in England

July 11, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Boris Johnson has hinted that face coverings could be made mandatory in shops in England in the coming weeks, in a move that has been cautiously backed by top UK scientists. The Prime Minister said he wanted to be […]

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Sick children having to reuse ventilator parts due to shortage caused by COVID-19

July 11, 2020

Parents of children reliant upon ventilators are being asked to reuse vital parts after the demand caused by COVID-19 created a shortage. Maisie Lossau, 15, has needed the equipment day and night following surgery to remove a brainstem tumour four years ago. But when her mother, Dawn, put in an order for supplies she was […]

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Sickest Covid-19 patients could be injected with antibodies created in labs to help fight infection

July 11, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Coronavirus patients suffering the worst symptoms could be given lab-made antibodies to help them fight off the disease, a scientific adviser to the Government has revealed. Professor Peter Openshaw, who sits on Sage‘s clinical information group, told the Telegraph […]

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Widow of bus driver 'fatally beaten by passengers refusing to wear face masks' calls for end to 'massacre'

July 11, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The wife of a French bus driver who died after reportedly being attacked by passengers refusing to wear face masks, has spoken out about her loss. Philippe Monguillot, 59, died in hospital on Friday after he was declared brain […]

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Animal rights group turns fountains red in London’s Trafalgar Square

July 11, 2020

Animal rights protesters were calling for the government to prevent future pandemics by ending factory farming. Photograph: Helena Smith/Animal Rebellion/PA Two people have been arrested in London after protesters dyed Trafalgar Square’s fountains blood red to call for the government to prevent future pandemics by ending factory farming. The Animal Rebellion group said it staged […]

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Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood icon rushed to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus

July 11, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates One of Bollywood‘s biggest stars has been admitted to hospital with coronavirus. Amitabh Bachchan, 77, confirmed to his 43 million Twitter followers that he had tested positive for Covid-19. The Indian movie icon said in a message posted on […]

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Hackney domestic violence charity faces battle to stay in premises

July 11, 2020

London’s only specialist domestic violence service for women of African and Caribbean heritage is facing eviction from its premises, and claims it has had to turn away survivors amid a dispute with the local authority. Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters gathered outside Hackney town hall on Friday amid fears Sistah Space will be forced […]

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There’s a cocktail van delivering aperol spritzes and espresso martinis around London for doorstep drinking

July 11, 2020

If you don’t fancy venturing to the pub (we don’t blame you), don’t resign yourself to drinking alone. There’s a van you can book to drive to you, set up shop outside your home for 30 or 90 minutes, and pour out cocktails on tap for you and five of your pals. Liberation Cocktails is […]

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Murder investigation launched after man stabbed to death in east London

July 11, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in east London. Police were called to Alexia Square, near Crossharbour DLR station in Poplar, shortly after 6pm on Friday. A man, believed to […]

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