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Spain locks down 200,000 people after coronavirus cases surge

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Spain has ordered a region with 200,000 people to re-enter full lockdown after a surge of coronavirus cases. Catalan regional authorities announced that as…

Donald Trump lashes out at ‘cancel culture’ and accuses statue critics of ‘merciless campaign to wipe history’

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Donald Trump denounced so-called “cancel culture” during an impassioned speech at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, branding it “the very definition of totalitarianism”. The US…

Portugal’s fury at exclusion from UK travel corridor list: ‘Which is the safer place to stay?’

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Portuguese officials have hit out at the UK Government after the country was omitted from Downing Street’s list of 73 coronavirus “travel corridors”. On…

Lockdown milestones: From Tiger King and the Dominic Cummings saga, to *that* Imagine video

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The UK has been on lockdown since March 23 – and during that time we’ve had major news events, binge-worthy TV shows and questionable…

Little Mermaid statue vandalised with ‘racist fish’ graffiti in Copenhagen

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A statue of the Little Mermaid has been branded with the words “racist fish” in Denmark’s capital. The iconic landmark, which sits at the…

Jamal Khashoggi’s fiance says she wants justice over ‘great betrayal and deception’

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The fiance of Jamal Khashoggi has asked a Turkish court that all persons responsible for his killing to be brought to justice. Hatice Cengiz…

Prince Andrew denies lawyer’s claim he is ‘deliberately evading authorities’ over Jeffrey Epstein case

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Prince Andrew’s legal team have denied claims that he is deliberately “avoiding and evading” the US authorities investigating Jeffrey Epstein. The Duke of York…

Two dead after firework factory explosion in Turkey traps workers

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Two people have died and at least 56 have been injured by an explosion at a fireworks factory in northwestern Turkey. A huge plume…

CNN reporter threatened at knifepoint while live on air in Brazil

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates This is the moment a CNN reporter was mugged live on air in Brazil. Bruna Macedo was reporting on rising water levels in the…

Homeless man feels like a ‘hero’ after intervening to save police officer stabbed in Washington DC

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A homeless man has said he feels like a “little hero” after intervening to save a police officer who was being stabbed in the…

Joan Uruvbu black-tailed coat

There was one thing on earth for which Joan Uruvbu had a profound reverence, which exercised a subduing influence over her, which made her for the time a better woman that thing was new, shining black cloth. It made Joan…

Armed military man arrested after smashing through Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s property

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A member of the armed forces has been arrested after driving a truck through the gates of the Canadian Prime Minister’s property armed with…