UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon attacks ministers’ ‘shambolic’ handling of air bridge plan | Politics

8.15am EDT08:15 David Starkey has resigned his honorary fellowship at a Cambridge college after he said slavery was not genocide because there are “so many damn blacks” still around. The Master of Fitzwilliam College at Cambridge University contacted the Tudor historian following his racist remarks and he has now resigned from his position with immediate effect. Canterbury Christ Church University …

Ecuador Claims It Lost The Bodies Of COVID-19 Victims

Jose Sanchez / Getty Images A worker at a cemetery in Guayaquil. Soraya Díaz had been waiting for this moment for two agonizing months. On March 25, Díaz’s mother died in the hospital of what was likely COVID-19, which had cut a swathe through her city. Then, her body disappeared. Díaz was left despairing. Not only had she lost her …

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As domestic abuse reports rose during lockdowns, Britain left victims in peril. Are N.Y.C. children going back to school this fall? Yes, says the mayor. We’ll see, says the governor. Sahred From Source link World News

Finnish Air Force removes swastika from logo of Air Force Command

CLOSE The stepsister of Anne Frank met privately Thursday with Southern California high school students who were photographed gleefully giving Nazi salutes around a swastika formed by drinking cups during a party. (Mar 7) The Finnish Air Force quietly dropped a swastika from the official logo of its Air Force Command and replaced it with a golden eagle after a …

Aid group seeks port for 180 migrants rescued in Med Sea

Aid group SOS Mediterranee says it waiting for a port to disembark 180 migrants rescued at sea, and says five requests to Italian and Maltese port authorities have gone unanswered July 2, 2020, 12:07 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ROME — Aid group SOS Mediterranee says it waiting for a port …

The Coronavirus Credibility Gap – WSJ

The American public is fractured over policy responses to Covid-19. That rift is most visible in debates about masks and new rounds of shutdowns. Such disputes are common in a country as diverse and opinionated as America. But political leaders and health officials have sown distrust by politicizing the pandemic response. Political leaders and health officials have often invoked “science” …

Coronavirus live news: New Zealand health minister quits, as WHO says Middle East at ‘critical’ point | World news

New Zealand’s beleaguered health minister David Clark has resigned, following a series of serious missteps during the coronavirus crisis. Clark was demoted by Ardern in April after breaking the lockdown rules in his home of Dunedin and going mountain-biking; a prohibited activity. The minister described himself as an “idiot” for flouting the lockdown rules, but weeks later it was revealed …

Most Powerful Photos Of This Week: June 26

NASCAR drivers push the #43 Victory Junction Chevrolet, driven by Bubba Wallace, to the front of the grid as a sign of solidarity with the driver prior to the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on June 22, in Talladega, Alabama. A noose was found in the garage stall of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway a …

Live Coronavirus Updates: New Cases in U.S. Are Up 80% in Past 2 Weeks

With a resurgence across the South and West, the U.S. hits another record for new cases. More than 47,000 coronavirus cases were announced across the United States on Tuesday, the most of any day of the pandemic. Officials in eight states — Alaska, Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas — also announced single-day highs. Tuesday was the …