Tens of thousands of high-risk workers to be tested even if they have no symptoms

More than 11.8 million cases of Covid 19 have been reported to the World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros said, and the pandemic is still accelerating with the total number of cases having doubled in the last six weeks. "Everyone is fighting hard against the virus, but so many lives have been lost. But the health effects of the pandemic go far beyond the suffering caused by the virus itself. It...

No10 hints London’s lockdown will be lifted first

Coronavirus lockdowns will be eased in Madrid and Barcelona from Monday to allow outdoor dining and gatherings of up to 10 people as infections have slowed sufficiently, the government has said. Restrictions will be relaxed even further in other regions comprising about half of Spain's population. Spain started phasing out one of Europe's toughest lockdowns earlier this month, but full...