US tops 1 million cases as death toll passes Vietnam War milestone

A US destroyer hit by dozens of coronavirus cases sailed into San Diego on Tuesday for cleaning, making it the second Navy warship temporarily put out of action by the pandemic. With 63 per cent of the 300-strong crew tested, 64 sailors aboard the USS Kidd were found positive for Covid-19, the Navy said. Two were medically evacuated to the US mainland last week, and 15 others were transferred...

UK death toll rises by 439 to 5373

More than 1,200 people have died of coronavirus complications in the United States in the past day, John Hopkins University said this morning. The Baltimore-based university, which has been keeping a running tally of global coronavirus numbers, said there are at least 337,072 confirmed infections in the US with 9,633 deaths. Mainland China reported 39 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, with...

How to watch the general election results on TV tonight

The famous swingometer is also expected to appear throughout the election night programme, with Emily Maitlis presenting the coverage on Friday morning and Clive Myrie reporting live from Downing Street. Anchor: Huw Edwards Co-Hosts: Reeta Chakrabarti, Andrew Neil, Tina Daheley and Jeremy Vine Pundits: Laura Kuenssberg, Katya Adler, Nick Robinson and Andrew Marr Pollster: Prof Sir John...