Day: July 26, 2020

Spain's coronavirus death toll could be 60% higher than official count, investigation finds

July 26, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Spain’s coronavirus death toll could be up to 60 per cent higher than official figures suggest, an investigation has found. Spanish government figures set the total number of Covid-19 deaths at 28,432, however, research conducted by El Pais newspaper […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Spain quarantine rule hits British holidaymakers as Covid-19 deaths up by 14 and cases by 747

July 26, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Up to 1.5 million British tourists have been left in limbo after the Government removed Spain from its list of safe countries exempt from coronavirus quarantine rules. As of midnight on Saturday, holidaymakers must self-isolate for 14 days upon […]

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North Korea declares emergency in border town over fears of first coronavirus case

July 26, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates North Korea has declared a state of emergency in a city near its border with South Korea over concerns the country has its first coronavirus case. The measure was taken on Friday afternoon after a resident of Kaesong who […]

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Seven people injured as car hits pedestrians near train station in Berlin

July 26, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Seven people have been injured as a car swerved off a road and drove towards a crowd of people outside a train station in Germany‘s capital. The incident happened in Berlin’s Hardenbergplatz, outside the Zoological Garden railway station, shortly […]

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TUI cancels all holidays to mainland Spain for two weeks

July 26, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Tour operator TUI has cancelled all flights to mainland Spain for the next two weeks after the Government removed the European country from its safe countries list. As of midnight on Saturday, holidaymakers must self-isolate for 14 days upon […]

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Spain quarantine: Foreign secretary says government acted ‘as swiftly as we could’

July 26, 2020

The foreign secretary has defended the reintroduction of coronavirus quarantine measures for Britons returning from Spain, telling Sky News: “We took the decision as swiftly as we could.” Speaking to Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Dominic Raab said the government received data on Friday which showed a “big jump” in COVID-19 cases across the country. Mr […]

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Grenfell families want inquiry to look at role of ‘race and class’ in tragedy

July 26, 2020

The Grenfell Tower fire inquiry must include a separate investigation into how “race and class” contributed to the tragedy, according to a group supporting more than a third of the deceased. The organisation, which represents 28 of the 72 individuals who died in the fire, submitted a statement on 21 July to the inquiry chairman, […]

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Why online influencers need a union

July 26, 2020

The Creator Union is in the early stages of becoming the UK’s first collective body to represent digital content creators and influencers who earn money from the likes of YouTube, TikTok and Instagram. Here, co-founder Nicole Ocran explains why the union can help support the likes of Joe Sugg, Molly-Mae Hague and others to advocate […]

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