Wales to return to toughest Covid-19 lockdown rules with virus ‘firebreak’

Wales to return to toughest Covid-19 lockdown rules with virus 'firebreak'

Wales to return to toughest Covid-19 lockdown rules with virus ‘firebreak’ From Friday 6 pm, Wales will impose a “firebreak” lockdown for 17 days the Welsh government has announced.  The new coronavirus lockdown will take Wales back to the March restrictions, with most businesses shutting and people being told to stay at home and work […]

Suspects behind beheading called for teacher Sam’s death 

Suspects behind beheading called for teacher Sam’s death 

Suspects behind beheading called for teacher Sam’s death  France’s interior minister claimed on Monday that the suspects behind the beheading of a French teacher had actively called for his death online.  Samuel Paty was beheaded on Friday outside his school in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, in the northern suburbs of Paris. An 18-year-old Chechen man was shot dead […]

Belgium again shutters bars and restaurants amid dramatic Covid-19 wave

Belgium again shutters bars and restaurants amid dramatic Covid-19 wave

Belgium again shutters bars and restaurants amid dramatic Covid-19 wave Brussels partial return to lockdown has failed to stem a dramatic new wave of Covid-19 infections, so on Monday bars and restaurants across Belgium were closed for a month.  From midnight, the shutdown will also be reinforced with an overnight curfew to discourage merry-makers from […]

Jameela Jamil to appear on ‘Red Table Talk’

Jameela Jamil to appear on ‘Red Table Talk’

Jameela Jamil to appear on ‘Red Table Talk’ British actress Jameela Jamil took to social media this week to tease her upcoming appearance on an episode of “Red Table Talk,” the Facebook talk show series from Jada Pinkett-Smith. According to Jamil, she will talk about being “an honest, open and rebellious feminist-in-progress” during the American […]

Violent rallies in Chile raise fears over referendum vote

Violent rallies in Chile raise fears over referendum vote

Violent rallies in Chile raise fears over referendum vote Marking the one-year anniversary of mass protests that have left more than 30 people dead and thousands injured, tens of thousands of Chileans gathered in the central square of Santiago in a mostly peaceful rally. But the rally deteriorated and turned into riots and looting after […]

Daily News Briefing: Talks to resume over Greater Manchester Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19: talks to resume over greater manchester restrictions

Monday 19 October coronavirus updates BRIEF – ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING Monday 19 October 2020 News Briefing – Today’s headlines are dominated by the global Coronavirus Pandemic. As of 6:30 am (GMT), these are the global active numbers. Global COVID-19 UPDATE Coronavirus Cases: 40,287,371 Deaths: 1,118,396 Recovered: 30,121,710 Italy unveils new Covid-19 rules as daily infections […]