Day: June 18, 2020

UK coronavirus LIVE: Death toll rises by 69 as new test and trace figures reveal 73% of cases contacted

June 18, 2020

The UK faces a “tsunami of job losses” unless more measures are taken to help industries cope with the aftermath of the economic lockdown, the Government has been warned. MPs were told that jobs were already being lost and many firms were starting to prepare for the end of schemes to furlough staff and help […]

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13-day-old baby among latest UK coronavirus victims as death toll rises by 69

June 18, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A 13-day-old baby with no underlying health conditions is among the latest UK coronavirus victims. It comes as the number of people who have died after testing positive for Covid-19 in the UK jumped by 69. A further 62 […]

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Police launch manhunt for 'suspected bike thief who nabbed haul worth £10,000'

June 18, 2020

Detectives are appealing for help to find a man they suspect of being behind up to £10,000 worth of bike thefts around London. Metropolitan Police officers in Richmond want to speak to Francis Graham, 26, about a spree of thefts around Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston, Fulham and Hackney. The force tweeted: “WANTED. Francis Graham, aged 26. […]

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London police officer fired for trying to coerce vulnerable woman into sending naked photos

June 18, 2020

A London police officer has been fired after trying to coerce a vulnerable woman into sending him naked photos of herself. PC Kevin Mohess, of North East Command Unit, was dismissed without notice after he was found to have committed gross misconduct, Scotland Yard said. While on duty in October 2018, Mohess was sent to […]

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Lewisham murder: Woman dies six days after found suffering stab wounds in south London

June 18, 2020

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman found suffering from stab injuries died in hospital. Police officers were called to an address in Lewisham Way, Lewisham at about 9pm on June 10 following reports of concern for the occupant’s welfare. They found the victim, in her late fifties, suffering knife wounds. She was […]

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UK at risk of ‘reinfection by the back door’ if it opens up for travellers, Dominic Raab says

June 18, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The foreign secretary has warned the UK risks being ‘reinfected by the back door’ if it removes the quarantine for travellers too soon. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to raise the coronavirus 14-day isolation period with […]

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Winston Churchill statue uncovered ahead of French President’s visit today

June 18, 2020

Pictures show a statue of Winston Churchill which was targeted by protesters being uncovered ahead of a visit by the French president later today. The statue, in Parliament Square, Westminster, was boarded up for protection after it was covered in graffiti calling him a racist during a Black Lives Matter protest earlier this month. It […]

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