Prince Andrew news: Ghislaine Maxwell ‘not only friend Andrew let sit on Queen’s throne’ | Royal | News

Andrew has been put under the spotlight once again as US authorities investigating Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged international sex trafficking ring arrested his friend Ghislaine Maxwell last week. She is believed to have introduced Andrew to convicted sex offender Epstein approximately 20 years ago. Ms Maxwell has been charged with a range of offences, including conspiracy […]

Coronavirus: All you need to know in under 500 words | Coronavirus pandemic News

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the new coronavirus outbreak, which originated in Wuhan, China, a pandemic.  As of July 4, the global death toll surpassed 521,000 amid more than 11 million cases. Over 5.7 million people have recovered from the disease worldwide, according to the data collected by the Johns Hopkins University in the United States. More: […]

New York group trying to turn experiences of imprisonment into something positive – Channel 4 News

The American dream has become the African American nightmare. The words of one of the founders of a grassroots group called Holla – who are trying to turn their experiences of imprisonment into something positive. Instead of anger against a system they say is rife with racism and class prejudice – they want to start […]

Coronavirus latest news: Leicester becomes first British city to have draconian lockdown measures reimposed

There has been more than one million cases of Covid-19 in the 22 countries of the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean region, the WHO confirmed on Sunday. As of 11:00 on Sunday, 1,025,478 cases and 23,461 deaths have been recorded from the region, which spans from Morocco to Pakistan. While cases in Europe have been largely declining, […]

Coronavirus live news: global deaths near 500,000 as Australian state of Victoria steps up efforts to fight outbreak | World news

1.39am BST01:39 Morrison government denies reports it will permanently lift unemployment benefit payments The Morrison government has denied it about to permanently lift unemployment benefit payments when the treasurer makes a long-awaited economic statement next month. News Corp newspapers, citing senior ministers, had reported the jobseeker payment would rise to $75 per day from $40 […]

Coronavirus live news: India passes 500,000 cases as Australian state of Victoria reports biggest surge in local outbreak | World news

India reported more than 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi, Reuters reported. India has the world’s fourth-biggest outbreak of the virus that causes Covid-19, below only the United […]

China vs EU: Furious Beijing lashes out at Brussels – ‘Distorted the facts!’ | World | News

The European Parliament passed a resolution yesterday to bring China before the International Court of Justice over its decision to adopt the new law. In the resolution adopted on Friday by 565 votes to 34, with 62 abstentions, MEPs claim that China’s decision to impose national security legislation on Hong Kong violates the Sino-British Joint Declaration […]

US Supreme Court rules against Trump in ‘capricious’ DACA case | USA News

The US Supreme Court on Thursday dealt US President Donald Trump a major setback on his hardline immigration policies, ruling against his bid to end a programme that protects from deportation 650,000 immigrants, dubbed ‘Dreamers’, who entered the United States as children without documentation.  The justices upheld lower court rulings that found that Trump’s 2017 […]

Coronavirus Australia update: national cabinet releases plans for return of international students – politics live | Australia news

Anthony Albanese asks Scott Morrison about the VC for Tasmanian Teddy Sheean, again, and Morrison is NOT impressed: Albanese: the prime minister has received a recommendation from the defence honours and awards appeals tribunal that Tasmania’s Teddy Sheean be awarded a Victoria Cross for “the most conspicuous act of valour in the presence of an […]