12-minute Covid test expected to be available at Boots within weeks 

Boots is launching a coronavirus testing service with results in just 12 minutes. The high-speed test has proved 97 per cent accurate in trials and should be available within a fortnight. But the chain is also offering a 48-hour service from today and hopes 200 branches will have both tests by Christmas. Chief executive Sebastian … Read more 12-minute Covid test expected to be available at Boots within weeks 

Spain declares new State of Emergency set to last until MAY

Spain declares new State of Emergency set to last until MAY with nationwide overnight curfew as cases of coronavirus continue to rise New state of emergency to last until early May 2021 after Government extension An overnight curfew will now be enforced between 11pm until 6am across Spain Spain became first European country to record … Read more Spain declares new State of Emergency set to last until MAY

Bulgarian PM Borissov tests positive for coronavirus

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has become the latest leader to test positive for coronavirus as the eastern European country grapples with a spike in new coronavirus infections.  The European leader, 61, who had self-isolated late on Friday, said today he would stay at home for any treatment, as recommended by his doctors, after testing positive for … Read more Bulgarian PM Borissov tests positive for coronavirus

Kumail Nanjiani says he feels ‘hopeless & helpless’ as COVID-19 cases climb throughout the US

Kumail Nanjiani shared an unvarnished update on his mental health on Sunday as he raged about the United States’ botched response to the coronavirus pandemic. The 42-year-old actor and comedian admitted on Twitter that he felt ‘hopeless and helpless’ in his eighth month of quarantining, as COVID-19 cases continued to surge across the US. The … Read more Kumail Nanjiani says he feels ‘hopeless & helpless’ as COVID-19 cases climb throughout the US

Angry protestors pelt riot police over new coronavirus rules in Rome 

Protesters have pelted riot police with fireworks during demonstrations against new coronavirus restrictions.    At least a month of new restrictions have been imposed across Italy to fight rising coronavirus infections, starting on Monday and lasting until November 24. On Saturday night, far-right and neo-fascist political groups protested in Rome against an overnight curfew.  Riot police … Read more Angry protestors pelt riot police over new coronavirus rules in Rome 

Trump mocks Biden as ‘shutdown candidate’ at N.H. rally as WH scrambles to contain virus outbreak

President Donald Trump kept up his full-bore cross-country campaign swing with a Sunday trip to New Hampshire where he mocked social distancing guidelines even as the White House battled a coronavirus outbreak on Mike Pence’s staff. Just minutes into his speech, Trump began tearing into ‘sleepy Joe’ Biden, who he ridiculed for calling an early … Read more Trump mocks Biden as ‘shutdown candidate’ at N.H. rally as WH scrambles to contain virus outbreak

Donald Trump heads for rallies in New Hampshire and Maine after outbreak on Mike Pence’s staff

President Donald Trump kept up his full-bore cross-country campaign swing with a Sunday rally in New Hampshire where he mocked social distancing guidelines even as the White House battled a coronavirus outbreak on Mike Pence’s staff. Just minutes into his speech, Trump began tearing into ‘sleepy Joe’ Biden, who he ridiculed for calling an early … Read more Donald Trump heads for rallies in New Hampshire and Maine after outbreak on Mike Pence’s staff

Emmerdale’s Johnny Leeze dies aged 78 after testing positive for coronavirus 

Emmerdale’s Johnny Leeze dies aged 78 after testing positive for coronavirus By Sean O’grady For Mailonline Published: 17:40 GMT, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 17:40 GMT, 25 October 2020 Emmerdale and Coronation Street star Johnny Leeze has died aged 78. The actor’s passing was confirmed by his daughter Holly who said her father died following … Read more Emmerdale’s Johnny Leeze dies aged 78 after testing positive for coronavirus 

Britain records 19,790 more Covid cases and 151 deaths – more than DOUBLE last Sunday’s total of 67

Britain recorded another 19,790 coronavirus cases on Sunday and another 151 deaths – more than double last Sunday’s total of 67. The number of new infections increased by around 17 percent today, while the number of new fatalities was at roughly 125 percent on the same day in the previous week.   It comes after a record … Read more Britain records 19,790 more Covid cases and 151 deaths – more than DOUBLE last Sunday’s total of 67

PM and Sunak ‘at loggerheads over three-year funding package for the military’

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak ‘are at loggerheads over three-year funding package for the military’ as coronavirus crisis hammers government finances Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak said to be clashing over military budget plans PM wants a three-year settlement so defence and security review can go ahead Chancellor insisted financial situation too uncertain during coronavirus … Read more PM and Sunak ‘at loggerheads over three-year funding package for the military’