Wales has become the second nation in the United Kingdom to lock down large swaths of the economy to combat a second wave of coronavirus infections even as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is resisting calls to do the same throughout…
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
The world is struggling to slow a new surge in the number of COVID-19 infections. The problem is especially pronounced in Europe, where France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom account for a large share of new cases. But the…
The British government carved England into three tiers of coronavirus risk on Monday in a bid to slow a resurgent outbreak, putting the northern city of Liverpool into the highest-risk category and shutting its pubs, gyms and betting shops.
By Jill Lawless, Sylvia Hui, Associated Press
The unreported cases were added to the government’s daily new infections total over the weekend, boosting Saturday’s number to 12,872 cases and Sunday’s to 22,961.
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press
By Malcolm Brabant
Until the coronavirus pandemic struck, the cruise industry was enjoying a boom period, generating $150 billion worldwide per year. Now most ships have been grounded for months. But while operators wait to learn when they can sail again, the luxury…
By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Britons on Tuesday that they should not expect to return to a normal social or work life for at least six months.
By Associated Press
Britain’s top medical advisers on Monday painted a grim picture of exponential growth in illness and death if nothing is done to control the second wave of coronavirus infections.
By Malcolm Brabant
The United Kingdom is planning tough new legislation to facilitate the deportation of undocumented migrants. Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised the action after more than 6,000 asylum seekers crossed the English Channel this summer from the French port of Calais.
After months of distance learning, students around the world are returning to the classroom -- even though many countries are bracing themselves for a second wave of coronavirus infections. What does the pandemic mean for children, parents and teachers this…
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