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US suffers biggest one-day coronavirus increase

New US coronavirus cases hit 45 242, the largest single-day increase of the pandemic

Trump says he is staying in Washington to protect law and...

US president has pledged to take a hard line on anyone destroying or vandalising historical US monuments and has threatened to use force on some protesters, as activism against racial injustice sweeps the country.

EU holds off decision on borders, Americans set to be excluded

There is broad agreement that the 27-country bloc should only open up to country's with a similar or better epidemiological situation, but there are questions about how to assess a country's handling of the epidemic and the reliability of data

Facebook will label newsworthy posts that break rules as ad boycott...

The policy changes come during a growing ad boycott campaign, called "Stop Hate for Profit," that was started by several US civil rights groups after the death of George Floyd, to pressure the company to act on hate speech and misinformation.

Wife of former UK minister found dead in woods

The wife of former Cabinet minister Owen Paterson was found dead in woods behind their home on Wednesday – on his 64th birthday.

Twitter permanently suspends account that created doctored video tweeted by Trump

The move was the second action Twitter took related to Trump's tweets within 24 hours

EU travel recommendations could keep Americans and Russians out

27-nation bloc to recommend criteria for non-European travellers, which could rule out people from the United States, Russia and elsewhere

Australia scrambles to prevent second Covid-19 wave

Long lines as thousands wait for Covid-19 tests amid fears of a second wave of infections

Putin reviews military parade on eve of vote that could extend...

Analysts say parade could help Putin's ratings on the eve of a nationwide vote that could allow him two more six-year terms as president if re-elected

Approval of Trump’s coronavirus response sinks to lowest on record amid...

Poll shows that 37% of Americans approved of the way Trump has responded to the Covid-19 pandemic