Sweden to bring in local lockdowns as Covid cases rise after country snubbed strict measures

Sweden to bring in local lockdowns as Covid cases rise after country snubbed strict measures Henry Holloway 18 Oct 2020, 12:02 Updated: 18 Oct 2020, 12:05 Henry Holloway Invalid Date, SWEDEN is set to introduce local restrictions as coronavirus cases begin to rise across the country after it shunned lockdown. The nation has been championed […]

Global coronavirus cases hit highest level yet with 400,000 infections a day as UN warns world is ‘failing the test’

Global coronavirus cases hit highest level yet with 400,000 infections a day as UN warns world is ‘failing the test’ Henry Holloway 18 Oct 2020, 10:00 Updated: 18 Oct 2020, 13:02 Henry Holloway Invalid Date, GLOBAL coronavirus infections have surged to their highest ever daily total as the UN warned the world "failing" the test […]

Sweden plan to ease restrictions for over-70s so they can ‘live normal life’ despite Covid spike, says top doc

Sweden plan to ease restrictions for over-70s so they can ‘live normal life’ despite Covid spike, says top doc Henry Holloway 20 Oct 2020, 10:36 Updated: 20 Oct 2020, 10:58 Henry Holloway Invalid Date, LOCKDOWN-free Sweden is looking to ease restrictions for older people despite the country seeing a rise in coronavirus cases. Anders Tegnell, […]

Brit mountaineer scales Europe’s highest mountain five days after recovering from coronavirus

Brit mountaineer scales Europe’s highest mountain five days after recovering from coronavirus Joseph Gamp 17 Oct 2020, 16:41 Updated: 17 Oct 2020, 18:47 Joseph Gamp Invalid Date, A BRIT mountaineer scaled Europe's tallest mountain in a day – just a few days after recovering from coronavirus Office manager Akke Rahman, from Oldham, climbed Mount Elbrus […]

Switzerland yodellers blamed for worst Covid supercluster in Europe after concert with 600 fans

Switzerland yodellers blamed for worst Covid supercluster in Europe after concert with 600 fans Joseph Gamp 17 Oct 2020, 9:58 Updated: 17 Oct 2020, 13:03 A YODELLING concert attended by 600 die-hard fans in Switzerland is being blamed for what could be Europe's worst coronavirus ’supercluster’. Experts now believe the special “musical” – held in […]

Coronavirus could hurl 90 MILLION into ‘extreme poverty’ as lockdowns and social distancing crush economies, IMF warns

Coronavirus could hurl 90 MILLION into ‘extreme poverty’ as lockdowns and social distancing crush economies, IMF warns Chris Bradford 13 Oct 2020, 20:33 Updated: 14 Oct 2020, 0:56 Chris Bradford Invalid Date, MORE than 90MILLION people could be plunged into extreme poverty as coronavirus lockdowns and social distancing measures crush economies worldwide, the chief economist […]

Mystery as mummified cat fis ound buried in wall of late grandmother’s home by artist grandson in Transylvania

Mystery as mummified cat fis ound buried in wall of late grandmother’s home by artist grandson in Transylvania Patrick Knox 9 Oct 2020, 12:18 Updated: 9 Oct 2020, 13:08 A MUMMIFIED cat found buried in a house in a Transylvanian city mentioned in Bram Stoker’s Dracula is expected to fetch up to £1,200 at auction. […]

France hospitals brace for ‘massive influx’ and more cities to shut bars as Covid cases top 18,000 for second day

France hospitals brace for ‘massive influx’ and more cities to shut bars as Covid cases top 18,000 for second day Chris Bradford 9 Oct 2020, 10:28 Updated: 9 Oct 2020, 12:00 FRANCE has reported more than 18,000 coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day. The country recorded 18,129 infections yesterday, prompting the government to shut […]

Holland now among world’s worst Covid hot-spots per population after REFUSING to wear face masks

Holland now among world’s worst Covid hot-spots per population after REFUSING to wear face masks Patrick Knox 9 Oct 2020, 9:53 Updated: 9 Oct 2020, 11:25 HOLLAND has become one of the world's Covid hotspots after refusing to introduce "childish" face mask rules. Now the Dutch parliament is debating an emergency law to force people […]

Europe second wave means EU nations have more new coronavirus cases than the US for the first time since April

Europe second wave means EU nations have more new coronavirus cases than the US for the first time since April Christy Cooney 5 Oct 2020, 23:29 Updated: 6 Oct 2020, 8:05 THE European Union is now seeing more new coronavirus cases per day than the United States for the first time since April. The news […]

Coronavirus death toll passes 1MILLION worldwide amid fears of second wave sweeping Europe and US

Coronavirus death toll passes 1MILLION worldwide amid fears of second wave sweeping Europe and US Jack Williams 29 Sep 2020, 2:12 Updated: 29 Sep 2020, 9:22 Jack Williams Invalid Date, THE number of coronavirus deaths worldwide passed one million on Monday – more than H.I.V. or malaria, influenza, cholera and measles combined during the same […]

Madrid refuses new Covid lockdown as leader says ‘people get run over every day, but we don’t ban cars’

Madrid refuses new Covid lockdown as leader says ‘people get run over every day, but we don’t ban cars’ Henry Holloway 28 Sep 2020, 14:24 Updated: 28 Sep 2020, 14:57 MADRID has rejected calls for a new coronavirus lockdown as hospitalisations hit 350 a day amid a surge in cases. City authorities have dismissed calls […]

Coronavirus global death toll hits ONE MILLION people less than 10 months after first case reported in China

Coronavirus global death toll hits ONE MILLION people less than 10 months after first case reported in China Mark Hodge 27 Sep 2020, 20:21 Updated: 28 Sep 2020, 0:30 ONE million people have died around the world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest figures. The grim milestone comes amid a […]

South Korea closes schools again just three days after they reopened as 176 new coronavirus cases reported

South Korea closes schools again just three days after they reopened as 176 new coronavirus cases reported Dan Keane 30 May 2020, 16:27 Updated: 30 May 2020, 17:06 SOUTH Korea has closed its schools again just three days after they reopened following a worrying spike in coronavirus cases. Millions of children headed back to the […]

Fears coronavirus second wave has already arrived as South Korea sees largest spike in cases for nearly two months

Fears coronavirus second wave has already arrived as South Korea sees largest spike in cases for nearly two months Mark Hodge 28 May 2020, 15:59 Updated: 28 May 2020, 16:07 SOUTH Korea is locking down its capital after it recorded its largest daily surge in Covid-19 infections in nearly two months. Social distancing rules will […]

Mink with coronavirus ‘infect two people in Europe’s first animal transmission’

Mink with coronavirus ‘infect two people in Europe’s first animal transmission’ Debbie White 26 May 2020, 0:23 Updated: 26 May 2020, 2:43 CORONAVIRUS-infected mink have spread the bug to two people in Europe's first possible cases of animal-to-human transmission, warn officials in the Netherlands. “Of course the original source of infection in China was also […]

Italy coronavirus death toll drops below 100 for first time in 10 weeks as country’s lockdown eased

Italy coronavirus death toll drops below 100 for first time in 10 weeks as country’s lockdown eased Dan Keane 18 May 2020, 17:29 Updated: 18 May 2020, 20:52 ITALY has recorded less than 100 deaths from the coronavirus for the first time in ten weeks. The country's daily death toll rose by 99 on Monday […]

Bars, beaches and cafes packed as Europe eases coronavirus lockdowns after record-low deaths

Bars, beaches and cafes packed as Europe eases coronavirus lockdowns after record-low deaths Felix Allen 18 May 2020, 10:02 Updated: 18 May 2020, 22:01 Felix Allen Invalid Date, BARS and beaches were packed across Europe yesterday as the Continent looks to get back to normal after lockdown. Italy and Spain are further easing coronavirus restrictions […]

Second coronavirus wave will hit Europe this winter if lockdowns are lifted too early, warns top WHO official

Second coronavirus wave will hit Europe this winter if lockdowns are lifted too early, warns top WHO official Debbie White 14 May 2020, 16:00 Updated: 14 May 2020, 22:12 Debbie White Invalid Date, A SECOND coronavirus wave will hit Europe this winter if lockdowns are lifted too early, a top World Health Organisation official has […]

ISIS poised to launch sickening attacks on hero coronavirus medics to inflict maximum terror in pandemic, EU chief fears

ISIS poised to launch sickening attacks on hero coronavirus medics to inflict maximum terror in pandemic, EU chief fears Tom Michael 14 May 2020, 10:58 Updated: 14 May 2020, 12:33 ISIS could launch sickening attacks on hero coronavirus medics, an EU chief has warned. Extremists could use the chilling new tactic to inflict maximum terror […]

Massive US nuclear bombers deployed in Europe for training in impressive show of force against China and Russia

Massive US nuclear bombers deployed in Europe for training in impressive show of force against China and Russia Patrick Knox 13 May 2020, 12:09 Updated: 13 May 2020, 15:06 AMERICA’S strategic nuclear bomber squadrons have been in the sky over the Indo-Pacific region and Europe — to show they are ready to strike despite the […]

Rush hour gridlock, packed gyms and a return to boozing as Europe unlocks after coronavirus

Rush hour gridlock, packed gyms and a return to boozing as Europe unlocks after coronavirus Patrick Knox 11 May 2020, 15:01 Updated: 11 May 2020, 18:34 RUSH hour traffic gridlock, commuter crowds, drinking and working out in gyms returned to Europe today as countries relaxed their lockdown rules.   Many governments on the continent have relaxed […]

Sweden facing mass unemployment & economic chaos despite no lockdown as keeping shops & bars open ‘made no difference’

Sweden facing mass unemployment & economic chaos despite no lockdown as keeping shops & bars open ‘made no difference’ Tom Michael 11 May 2020, 13:57 Updated: 11 May 2020, 18:32 SWEDEN is facing mass unemployment and economic chaos despite allowing shops and bars to stay open, experts say. The Scandinavian nation is the only one […]

Putin makes first appearance in weeks as virus crisis soars to 10,000 cases a day

Putin makes first appearance in weeks as virus crisis soars to 10,000 cases a day Dan Keane 9 May 2020, 11:57 Updated: 9 May 2020, 14:08 VLADIMIR Putin has made his first public appearance in weeks to mark Victory Day – the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War Two. The Russian […]

World baffled at how UK got coronavirus so wrong as global headlines blast Government’s ‘biggest failure in generation’

World baffled at how UK got coronavirus so wrong as global headlines blast Government’s ‘biggest failure in generation’ Christy Cooney 7 May 2020, 17:43 Updated: 7 May 2020, 19:04 HEADLINES around the world are asking what went so wrong in Britain's coronavirus response after its death toll surpassed 30,000 – higher than any other country […]

Italy’s coronavirus deaths feared to be far higher than official figures as 39% spike in excess deaths is reported

Italy’s coronavirus deaths feared to be far higher than official figures as 39% spike in excess deaths is reported Henry Holloway 5 May 2020, 12:56 Updated: 6 May 2020, 12:49 ITALY'S coronavirus death toll is believed to by far higher than the official figures as new bombshell stats have shown a spike in deaths of […]

Coronavirus was in Europe in DECEMBER – a month before outbreak was known, new tests prove

Coronavirus was in Europe in DECEMBER – a month before outbreak was known, new tests prove Chiara Fiorillo 4 May 2020, 22:46 Updated: 5 May 2020, 7:54 CORONAVIRUS was already in Europe as early as December, a month before the outbreak was known, new tests have proven. A French hospital has retested old samples from […]

Denmark’s coronavirus infection rate jumps from 0.6 to 0.9 since schools and nurseries reopened

Denmark’s coronavirus infection rate jumps from 0.6 to 0.9 since schools and nurseries reopened Henry Holloway 2 May 2020, 9:00 Updated: 2 May 2020, 16:44 CORONAVIRUS infection rates have risen in Denmark since schools reopened as many countries try to work out when is best to get children back to class. Danish infectious disease agency […]

Germany’s powerhouse economy set for worst year since WWII as coronavirus sends exports into ‘freefall’

Germany’s powerhouse economy set for worst year since WWII as coronavirus sends exports into ‘freefall’ Tariq Tahir 28 Apr 2020, 12:57 Updated: 28 Apr 2020, 15:01 GERMANY’S economy is set for its worst year since the end of the Second World War after coronavirus sent exports into freefall. The manufacturing powerhouse of Europe will contract […]

Sweden suffers worst week for deaths this CENTURY despite claiming it had passed coronavirus peak without lockdown

Sweden suffers worst week for deaths this CENTURY despite claiming it had passed coronavirus peak without lockdown Tariq Tahir 28 Apr 2020, 11:12 Updated: 1 May 2020, 9:25 Tariq Tahir Invalid Date, 3 SWEDEN has suffered its highest death rate this century despite claiming it had passed the peak of coronavirus infection. The Scandinavian country […]