Day: September 1, 2020

Holidaymakers returning to Wales from Zante asked to quarantine for 14 days

September 1, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Holidaymakers returning to Wales from the Greek island of Zante are to be asked to quarantine for 14 days. It comes as public officials said they had identified “multiple separate clusters” of coronavirus cases linked to the popular holiday […]

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Donald Trump brands Kenosha mayor a 'fool' as he visits city to support police

September 1, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Donald Trump branded Kenosha‘s Democratic mayor a “fool” ahead of arriving in the city to support the police. The Wisconsin city saw days of violence after Jacob Blake was shot several times in the back by police. The president […]

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Man arrested after sex attack on three-year-old girl in country park on Isle of Wight

September 1, 2020

A man has been arrested following a sex attack on a three-year-old girl in a country park on the Isle of Wight. The incident took place in a wooded area of Fort Victoria Country Park, Yarmouth, shortly after 3pm on Monday, police said. It is understood that the suspect, aged in his sixties, is not […]

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Court blocks release of President Donald Trump's tax returns amid latest appeal

September 1, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A federal appeals court blocked the release of Donald Trump’s tax records as the President’s lawyers continue to challenge a New York prosecutor’s subpoena seeking the records. Mr Trump’s legal team asked for a temporary stay while they appeal […]

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Dictionary.com announces it will capitalise the word 'Black,' among other updates

September 1, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Dictionary.com has announced it will now capitalise the word black as part of its biggest ever update. The move comes after months of protests in the US and nationwide against police brutality and racism. A press release told how […]

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At least 90 arrested as Extinction Rebellion kick off weeks of disruption

September 1, 2020

Dozens of people have been arrested after Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked a road near the Houses of Parliament. The campaigners sat in the middle of the road next to Parliament Square to stop traffic. Dozens of police officers swooped in to carry them away to vans parked nearby, while the rest of the group danced, […]

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Rough sleepers back on the street after hotels return to business

September 1, 2020

Dozens of people have been pictured sleeping rough in one of London’s most affluent streets, as charities call for No 10 to find a long-term solution to help the homeless amid the pandemic. At least 20 men and women were seen wrapped in blankets lying on cardboard and dumped mattress outside a Mercedes showroom in […]

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Streets shut and protests planned in 10 days of climate chaos Extinction Rebellion demos

September 1, 2020

Ten days of climate change demonstrations have begun as Extinction Rebellion (XR) take to the streets across the UK. XR protesters have already closed off Oxford Street in Manchester city centre with more stunts planned for London later today. The Metropolitan Police has imposed conditions against any protests in the capital, allowing gatherings only on […]

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