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People in England who refuse an order to self-isolate could be fined up to £10,000, the government has said. The new legal duty requires people to self-isolate if they test positive for coronavirus, or are traced as a close contact, from 28 September. New measures also include a one-off £500 support payment for those on […]

Media playback is unsupported on your device President Donald Trump has said he wants a new US Supreme Court judge to be sworn in “without delay”, following the death of the long serving liberal justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg, 87, died on Friday, just six weeks before the presidential election. Mr Trump’s Democrat rival, Joe […]

image copyrightGoogle A woman fell out of a moving car on the M25 while leaning out of the window to film a video for Snapchat. She fell from the car into a “live lane” between junction six and the Clacket Lane Services at 01:30 BST, Surrey Police traffic officers tweeted. The woman was not badly […]

Boris Johnson will spend the weekend considering whether to tighten Covid-19 measures further, after saying the UK was “now seeing a second wave”. The government is understood to be looking at a ban on households in England mixing, and reducing opening hours for pubs and restaurants. At least 13.5 million people, roughly one-in-five of the […]

Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightGetty Images Parts of the Spanish capital Madrid are to be subject to lockdown restrictions to curb a rise in Covid-19, as cases across Europe continue to spike. From Monday, more than 850,000 people in the Madrid region will face limits on travel and sizes of groups. Spain has the […]

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic champion of women’s rights, has died of cancer at the age of 87, the court has said. Ginsburg died on Friday of metastatic pancreatic cancer at her home in Washington, DC, surrounded by her family, the statement said. Earlier this year, Ginsburg said she was undergoing […]

The UK is “now seeing a second wave” of Covid-19, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said, adding, “It’s been inevitable we’d see it in this country.” Mr Johnson said he did not “want to go into bigger lockdown measures” but that tighter social distancing restrictions might be necessary. Earlier, new rules were confirmed for Lancashire, […]

Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightPA Media Tighter restrictions will come into force in Lancashire, Merseyside, parts of the Midlands and West Yorkshire after significant increases in Covid-19 cases, the government has said. The new rules ban separate households from meeting each other at home or in private gardens. Pubs and restaurants must also shut early […]

The UK government is considering taking further England-wide measures including a short period of restrictions across the country to try to slow a second surge of coronavirus cases. A few weeks of national rules – or a “circuit break” – could be announced in the next week, BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg has been told. […]

image copyrightEPA New weekly coronavirus cases in Europe have exceeded the numbers reported when the pandemic first peaked in March, the World Health Organization has said. Speaking on Thursday, WHO regional director Hans Kluge said 300,000 new infections were reported last week alone. “We have a very serious situation unfolding before us,” he said. Some […]