• Global report: Tokyo hits Covid-19 high as Australia limits arrivals

    Global report: Tokyo hits Covid-19 high as Australia limits arrivals
    Japan reels from resurgence of virus while Australia restricts admissions to 4,000 a weekCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTokyo hit another record daily high number of new cases, Australia is to halve the number of citizens it allows to return each week and Hong Kong’s schools have closed early for the summer as countries around the world struggled to contain fresh coronavirus outbreaks.Amid growing signs of a resurgence of the virus in Japan, the capital r
  • Global report: Tokyo hits Covid high as Australia limits arrivals

    Global report: Tokyo hits Covid high as Australia limits arrivals
    Japan reels from resurgence of virus while Australia restricts admissions to 4,000 a weekCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTokyo hit another record daily high number of new cases, Australia is to halve the number of citizens it allows to return each week and Hong Kong’s schools have closed early for the summer as countries around the world struggled to contain fresh coronavirus outbreaks.Amid growing signs of a resurgence of the virus in Japan, the capital r
  • Hunger could kill millions more than Covid-19, warns Oxfam

    Hunger could kill millions more than Covid-19, warns Oxfam
    Starvation looms from Afghanistan to Haiti as coronavirus restrictions wipe out incomes and cut food suppliesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMillions of people are being pushed towards hunger by the coronavirus pandemic, which could end up killing more people through lack of food than from the illness itself, Oxfam has warned.Closed borders, curfews and travel restrictions have disrupted food supplies and incomes in already fragile countries, forcing an extra mi
  • 'The virus can kill anyone': families condemn Bolsonaro's claim young people face little risk

    'The virus can kill anyone': families condemn Bolsonaro's claim young people face little risk
    Far-right leader is adamant the young can rest easy but 3,500 Brazilians under the age of 40 have already died from Covid-19Young people should not fret about coronavirus, Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro declared on Tuesday as he announced he had contracted the illness.But Hugo Dutra was youthful and fit: a dance-addicted millennial with no underlying medical conditions. He died in Rio on 18 April, after eight days on a ventilator. Related: More young people infected with Covid-19 as cas
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  • Coronavirus report: global cases pass 12m as US daily tally breaks world record

    Coronavirus report: global cases pass 12m as US daily tally breaks world record
    Infections globally rising by a million a week; US reports 60,000 cases in a day; Trump rally and protests in Tulsa ‘likely contributed’ to surgeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide passed 12 million on Thursday, as cases continue to grow by roughly one million a week. Thursday’s milestone was spurred by the United States recording the highest one-day increase in cases anywhere in the world si
  • Brazil: Bolsonaro reportedly uses homophobic slur to mock masks

    Brazil: Bolsonaro reportedly uses homophobic slur to mock masks
    Top broadsheet says president taunted staffers wearing masks to protect against Covid-19 by claiming they were ‘for fairies’One day after announcing he had tested positive for coronavirus Jair Bolsonaro has come under fire for allegedly using homophobic language to mock the use of face masks.The Folha de São Paulo, a leading broadsheet, claimed Brazil’s far-right leader had baited presidential staff who were using protective masks, claiming such equipment was “cois
  • How Bolsonaro downplayed Covid-19 before, and after, he contracted the virus – video

    How Bolsonaro downplayed Covid-19 before, and after, he contracted the virus – video
    Jair Bolsonaro has announced live on television he has tested positive for coronavirus - after months of repeatedly trivializing the pandemic and flouting social distancing guidelines.In March, as Covid-19 claimed its first victims in Brazil, the far-right populist leader bragged that, if infected, he would quickly shake off the illness thanks to his 'athlete’s background'. Since then, the president has continued to attend social events and political rallies, often wear
  • Coronavirus Brazil: president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive

    Coronavirus Brazil: president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive
    Bolsonaro, 65, announces: ‘It came back positive’Far-right president has repeatedly trivialized Covid-19 pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has announced live on television he has tested positive for coronavirus.“It came back positive,” a mask-wearing Bolsonaro told a hand-picked group of reporters on Tuesday lunchtime outside his official residence. Related: Brazil's Covid-19 crisis denies Po
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  • Jair Bolsonaro during the Covid-19 pandemic - in pictures

    Jair Bolsonaro during the Covid-19 pandemic - in pictures
    The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has announced live on television he has tested positive for coronavirus. ‘It came back positive,’ a mask-wearing Bolsonaro told a handpicked group of reporters on Tuesday lunchtime outside his official residence Continue reading...
  • Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

    Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
    Bolsonaro, 65, announces: ‘It came back positive’Far-right president has repeatedly trivialized pandemicThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has announced live on television he has tested positive for coronavirus. Related: US is 'still knee deep in first wave' of coronavirus, warns Fauci – liveRelated: Brazil condemned to historic tragedy by Bolsonaro's virus response – top doctorContinue reading...
  • Juninho Pernambucano: 'There are thousands of George Floyds in Brazil'

    Juninho Pernambucano: 'There are thousands of George Floyds in Brazil'
    The former Lyon midfielder on racism, his country’s unravelling under Jair Bolsonaro and how Brazilians are taught to think only about moneyLike so many other footballers and former professionals, Juninho Pernambucano could easily stay silent and not discuss the more important issues in life. But that, according to the former Lyon player and Brazil international, would be a betrayal of his principles.We have been talking for 30 minutes when he breaks down in tears for the first time during
  • Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tested again for coronavirus

    Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tested again for coronavirus
    Media reports say rightwing populist is showing symptoms of diseaseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has undergone another test for coronavirus and had his lungs scanned, after local media reported he had symptoms associated with Covid-19.The president’s office said the test results were expected on Tuesday. According CNN Brasil, his official events have been cancelled for the day.Na Embaixada dos EUA, celebrando o 4
  • Replace or reclaim: progressive Brazil divided on fate of famous yellow shirts

    Replace or reclaim: progressive Brazil divided on fate of famous yellow shirts
    Adoption of football jersey by Jair Bolsonaro’s radical right has inspired a campaign for new coloursIt is the most recognisable symbol of Brazilian identity: the iconic canary yellow jersey in which footballing giants such as Pelé and Rivaldo have helped the nation win a record five World Cups.But the world-famous shirt has also become the emblem of President Jair Bolsonaro’s radical right, and a group of sport lovers are now demanding it be abolished and replaced with a less
  • Planet virus: seven novelists from around the world on living with the pandemic

    Planet virus: seven novelists from around the world on living with the pandemic
    Covid-19 has exposed social and political fault lines from Brazil to Iceland to South Korea. Here, seven acclaimed writers share their lockdown experiencesTayari Jones is the author of five novels. Her fourth book, An American Marriage, won the 2019 Women’s prize for fiction. Her latest novel, Silver Sparrow, was published in March, to critical acclaim. Born and raised in Atlanta, she returned to the city recently after a decade in New York, to teach at Emory University Continue reading...
  • Poverty, not just populists, to blame for Covid-19's impact on Latin America

    Poverty, not just populists, to blame for Covid-19's impact on Latin America
    Mexico and Brazil have been hit hard by the pandemic, but so too have countries that were quicker to respond Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCoronavirus arrived in Latin America later than in Europe, but it has taken firm hold. A quarter of global confirmed cases are in the region, and researchers have warned the death toll is likely to triple by October to nearly 400,000.The two countries with the deadliest outbreaks share populist leaders, Brazil’s righ
  • ‘It's a tsunami’: Covid-19 plunges Latin America back into poverty and violence

    ‘It's a tsunami’: Covid-19 plunges Latin America back into poverty and violence
    Years of social progress have been reversed by the virus, amid accusations that politicians have been fatally ineptCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs coronavirus galloped through Latin America in late April, the mayor of Manaus was in despair. “The outlook is dismal,” Arthur Virgílio admitted as gravediggers in the Amazon’s largest city piled coffins into muddy trenches, Brazil’s death toll hit 5,500, and its president, Jair Bolson
  • 'It's a tsunami': pandemic leaves vulnerable Latin America reeling

    'It's a tsunami': pandemic leaves vulnerable Latin America reeling
    Years of social progress could be reversed by the virus, amid accusations that politicians have been fatally ineptCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs coronavirus galloped through Latin America in late April, the mayor of Manaus was in despair. “The outlook is dismal,” Arthur Virgílio admitted as gravediggers in the Amazon’s largest city piled coffins into muddy trenches, Brazil’s death toll hit 5,500, and its president, Jair Bolsona
  • Global report: WHO reports record 200,000 cases in one day, amid surging outbreaks

    Global report: WHO reports record 200,000 cases in one day, amid surging outbreaks
    Donald Trump describes ‘victory’ over virus as cases rise; Mexico death toll becomes 5th highest; Australia’s toughest lockdown beginsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe World Health Organization has reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases with 212,326 being recorded in just 24 hours, amid a surge in the United States, Brazil and India.The WHO’s situation report showed that just under 130,000 of those new cases were in the
  • Global report: horror week for US as coronavirus records tumble

    Global report: horror week for US as coronavirus records tumble
    US surpasses 40,000 daily cases four times in a week; Brazil nears 1.5 million infections; UN warns on mass bankruptcies in Latin AmericaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe past week has seen the United States break its own one-day case record four times, according data compiled by researchers at Johns Hopkins university.In the seven days up to and including 1 July, the country, which has the highest number of cases and deaths worldwide, confirmed over 40,000 ca
  • Christ the Redeemer statue lit up for coronavirus victims – video

    Christ the Redeemer statue lit up for coronavirus victims – video
    Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer statue was illuminated on Wednesday night in tribute to Covid-19 victims. Brazil surpassed 60,000 coronavirus deaths, while overall confirmed infections reached 1.42 million. The country is the second worst hit in the world by the coronavirus after the USGlobal report: first tourists arrive in Greece as Brazil passes 60,000 deaths Continue reading...
  • Global report: first tourists in Greece as UN warns of tourism blow

    Global report: first tourists in Greece as UN warns of tourism blow
    Spain and Portugal reopen border as global tourism industry could lose up to £2.6tnCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe first tourist flights in four months landed on the Greek island of Crete, and Spain and Portugal reopened their land border as European countries continued to ease travel restrictions, but the UN warned of a massive dive in global tourism revenues and Brazil approached 60,000 deaths.A charter plane carrying 172 passengers from Hamburg land
  • Global report: first tourists arrive in Greece as Brazil passes 60,000 deaths

    Global report: first tourists arrive in Greece as Brazil passes 60,000 deaths
    Spain and Portugal reopen border as global tourism industry predicted to lose up to £2.6tnCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe first tourist flights in four months landed on the Greek island of Crete, and Spain and Portugal reopened their land border as European countries continued to ease travel restrictions, as Brazil recorded 60,000 deaths.A charter plane carrying 172 passengers from Hamburg landed at Heraklion airport on Crete at 8am, minutes after anot
  • Brazil's new education minister resigns amid scrutiny over qualifications

    Brazil's new education minister resigns amid scrutiny over qualifications
    Carlos Decotelli stepped down after five days following reports he lied about his credentials in blow to BolsonaroBrazil’s latest pick for education minister has been forced to resign after just five days following reports that he repeatedly lied about his qualifications, the most recent in a series of embarrassing blows for the far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro.Carlos Decotelli, an economist and former navy man, stepped down yesterday after Brazil’s Getúlio Vargas Foundatio
  • US visitors set to remain banned from entering EU

    US visitors set to remain banned from entering EU
    Agreed shortlist of permitted countries also excludes Russia, Brazil and IndiaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMost visitors from the US are set to remain banned from entering the European Union because of the country’s spiralling infection rate in a move that risks antagonising Donald Trump.In an attempt to save the European tourism season, a list of 15 countries from where people should be allowed into the EU from 1 July has been agreed by representatives
  • Top Brazil newspaper in pro-democracy drive as unease grows about Bolsonaro

    Top Brazil newspaper in pro-democracy drive as unease grows about Bolsonaro
    Folha de São Paulo urges people who support campaign to protect country’s political future to wear yellowOne of Brazil’s leading newspapers has launched a major pro-democracy campaign as unease grows about the threat many fear Jair Bolsonaro and his most militant supporters pose to the country’s political future.Unveiling the initiative on Sunday, the Folha de São Paulo said systematic attacks from pro-Bolsonaro extremists were putting Brazilian democracy through
  • Top Brazil newspaper in pro-democracy drive to counter Bolsonaro

    Top Brazil newspaper in pro-democracy drive to counter Bolsonaro
    Folha de São Paulo urges people who support campaign to protect country’s political future to wear yellowOne of Brazil’s leading newspapers has launched a major pro-democracy campaign as unease grows about the threat many fear Jair Bolsonaro and his most militant supporters pose to the country’s political future.Unveiling the initiative on Sunday, the Folha de São Paulo said systematic attacks from pro-Bolsonaro extremists were putting Brazilian democracy through
  • Egypt loosens lockdown despite surging infections – as it happened

    Egypt loosens lockdown despite surging infections – as it happened
    India passes 500,000 infections; US records highest daily new infections; Covid cases with unknown source rise in Melbourne. This blog has now closed. Follow our live coverage belowCoronavirus latest updates 11.48pm BST Here a short overview of the latest key developments: 11.30pm BST Thousands of people hit the streets across Spain on Saturday to demand a collective rebuilding of society to tackle the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, in the biggest demonstrations since the crisis began.Calle
  • Coronavirus: Egypt loosens lockdown despite surging infections as India passes 500,000 cases – as it happened

    Coronavirus: Egypt loosens lockdown despite surging infections as India passes 500,000 cases – as it happened
    US records highest daily new infections; Brazil records nearly 47,000 new cases; Covid cases with unknown source rise in Melbourne. Follow the latest
    India passes 500,000 casesParties across Europe spark fears of Covid-19 surgeMore young people infected with Covid-19 US one-day case high as states delay reopeningSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.48pm BST Here a short overview of the latest key developments: 11.30pm BST Thousands of people hit the streets across Spain on Saturday to demand a co
  • Global report: India Covid-19 cases pass 500,000 as Texas revives lockdown

    Global report: India Covid-19 cases pass 500,000 as Texas revives lockdown
    US reports highest daily new infections as EU says it may exclude US from list of ‘safe countries’; Brazil records nearly 47,000 new cases
    Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIndia passed half a million coronavirus infections as experts advised the government to prioritise reducing mortality over containing the spread of Covid-19, while in the US surging infections prompted two of the biggest states to bring back coronavirus controls.Texas became the fir
  • Coronavirus live news: Egypt loosens lockdown despite surging infections as India passes 500,000 cases

    Coronavirus live news: Egypt loosens lockdown despite surging infections as India passes 500,000 cases
    US records highest daily new infections; Brazil records nearly 47,000 new cases; Covid cases with unknown source rise in Melbourne. Follow the latest
    India passes 500,000 casesParties across Europe spark fears of Covid-19 surgeMore young people infected with Covid-19 US one-day case high as states delay reopeningSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.29pm BST Egypt has today lifted many of its coronavirus restrictions, despite a rising number of cases.Saturday saw the reopening of cafes, clubs, gyms
  • Coronavirus live news: India passes 500,000 cases as Australian state of Victoria reports surge

    Coronavirus live news: India passes 500,000 cases as Australian state of Victoria reports surge
    US records highest daily new infections; Brazil records nearly 47,000 new cases; Covid cases with unknown source rise in Melbourne. Follow the latest
    India passes 500,000 casesParties across Europe spark fears of Covid-19 surgeMore young people infected with Covid-19 US one-day case high as states delay reopeningSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.41am BST The Swiss pharmaceutical firm Roche is unable to meet demand for molecular tests to identify active Covid-19 infections, its chairman told th
  • 'Either we change or we die': the radical farming project in the Amazon

    'Either we change or we die': the radical farming project in the Amazon
    A growing movement for sustainable agriculture in Brazil has taken on new urgency with the coronavirus pandemicThe cumaru trees could have been planted elsewhere in this Amazon reserve, where they had better chances of flourishing. Instead, they were planted in harsh, sandy soil in the dry savannah that breaks up the forest. Jack beans, guandu peas and other crops were planted in straw around them with cut savannah grass, for moisture and compost. “We call it the cradle,” says agrono
  • Global report: India Covid-19 cases pass 500,000 as US records highest daily increase

    Global report: India Covid-19 cases pass 500,000 as US records highest daily increase
    Brazil reports nearly 47,000 new cases; EU may exclude US from list of ‘safe countries’ who can visit bloc; China reports 17 new Beijing cases Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIndia has passed half a million coronavirus infections as experts advise the government to prioritise reducing mortality over containing the spread of the virus. It comes as surging infections in Brazil and the United States pushed global cases toward 10 million.India’s fe
  • Coronavirus live news: India passes 500,000 cases as Australian state of Victoria reports biggest surge in local outbreak

    Coronavirus live news: India passes 500,000 cases as Australian state of Victoria reports biggest surge in local outbreak
    US records highest daily new infections; Brazil records nearly 47,000 new cases; Covid cases with unknown source rise in Melbourne. Follow the latest
    India passes 500,000 casesParties across Europe spark fears of Covid-19 surgeMore young people infected with Covid-19 US one-day case high as states delay reopeningSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.07am BST India reported more than 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health
  • Coronavirus live news: US hits record daily case rise as Australian state of Victoria reports biggest surge in local outbreak, with 41 new cases

    Coronavirus live news: US hits record daily case rise as Australian state of Victoria reports biggest surge in local outbreak, with 41 new cases
    Brazil records nearly 47,000 new cases; EU set to ban travellers from US; Covid cases with unknown source rise in Melbourne. Follow the latest
    Parties across Europe spark fears of Covid-19 surgeMore young people infected with Covid-19 US one-day case high as states delay reopeningUS coronavirus updates - live
    See all our coronavirus coverage 5.51am BST Van Diemen won’t go into the reasons why travellers returning to Victoria are declining to be tested. It is worth noting the level of refus
  • Coronavirus live news: US hits record daily case rise as Australia's testing blitz of clusters continues

    Coronavirus live news: US hits record daily case rise as Australia's testing blitz of clusters continues
    Brazil records nearly 47,000 new cases; EU set to ban travellers from US; Covid cases with unknown source rise in Melbourne. Follow the latest
    Parties across Europe spark fears of Covid-19 surgeMore young people infected with Covid-19 US one-day case high as states delay reopeningUS coronavirus updates - live
    See all our coronavirus coverage 1.27am BST Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, with me Luke Henriques-Gomes. You can get in touch by email luke.henriques-go
  • Global report: rationing returns to Australia as panic buying spreads

    Global report: rationing returns to Australia as panic buying spreads
    Dozens of fresh coronavirus cases reported in state of Victoria; Brazil nears 55,000 deaths; Trump repeats claim that testing to blame for rise in casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAustralian supermarkets have reintroduced national rationing of essential groceries after panic buying resumed in some states, provoked by a rise in cases in Victoria.The southern state reported its 10th straight day of new cases in double digits on Friday. Thirty new cases were re
  • Call to block key Bolsonaro ally from World Bank job

    Call to block key Bolsonaro ally from World Bank job
    Bank employees cite Abraham Weintraub’s racist and derogatory remarks and petition ethics committee to stop appointment The World Bank is facing growing pressure to block Brazilian attempts to hand one of Jair Bolsonaro’s most notorious allies a plum £210,000-a-year-job at its headquarters in Washington.Abraham Weintraub, who until last week was the Brazilian president’s hard-right education minister, flew to the US, possibly using a diplomatic passport to skirt a Covid-1
  • Uruguay and Paraguay buck Latin America coronavirus trend

    Uruguay and Paraguay buck Latin America coronavirus trend
    Despite sharing borders with Brazil, small countries can claim victory against virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLatin America has become the new centre of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic but two small countries, Uruguay and Paraguay, have bucked the regional trend and can claim a near total victory against the virus.Though they are strangely dissimilar – Uruguay is a progressive enclave with the lowest poverty index in Latin America, while Paraguay
  • Volunteers in Brazil and South Africa receive first doses of experimental vaccine – as it happened

    Volunteers in Brazil and South Africa receive first doses of experimental vaccine – as it happened
    Vaccine developed at Oxford University; deaths in Latin America pass 100,000; Brazil records 39,436 new cases. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here 12.14am BST We’ve fired up a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: WHO warns of global oxygen shortage as cases rise by 1m per week12.12am BST British families falling out of work during the coronavirus crisis will get £1,600 less on average in b
  • Coronavirus live news: volunteers in Brazil and South Africa receive first doses of experimental vaccine

    Coronavirus live news: volunteers in Brazil and South Africa receive first doses of experimental vaccine
    Vaccine developed at Oxford University; deaths in Latin America pass 100,000; Brazil records 39,436 new casesIndia has highest daily rise in casesEU border rules could bar US visitorsFrance says 460,000 people have deleted contact-tracing appThousands gather for Russia’s Victory Day parade as cases pass 600k 6.32pm BST Ireland is set to become the latest European country to launch a voluntary phone-tracking app next week to alert users if someone they have been in contact with develops Cov
  • Coronavirus live news: India records its highest daily rise in cases; EU border rules could bar US visitors

    Coronavirus live news: India records its highest daily rise in cases; EU border rules could bar US visitors
    Indian army called in after record rise in Delhi cases; deaths in Latin America pass 100,000; Brazil records 39,436 new casesFrance says 460,000 people have deleted contact-tracing appGlobal report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalisationsThousands gather for Russia’s Victory Day parade as cases pass 600k
    UK coronavirus updates – live 1.30pm BST In spite of the coronavirus outbreak, thousands of people gathered near the Kremlin to see tanks, artillery pieces and interc
  • Coronavirus live news: India records its highest one-day rise in new cases

    Coronavirus live news: India records its highest one-day rise in new cases
    Indian army called in after record rise in Delhi cases; deaths in Latin America pass 100,000; Brazil records 39,436 new casesFrance says 460,000 people have deleted contact-tracing appGlobal report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalisationsThousands gather for Russia’s Victory Day parade as cases pass 600k
    UK coronavirus updates – live 1.02pm BST Iran’s deputy health minister has called for mask-wearing to be made compulsory, as the country on Wednesday reported i
  • Coronavirus live news: France says 460,000 people have deleted contact-tracing app after just 1.8m installed it

    Coronavirus live news: France says 460,000 people have deleted contact-tracing app after just 1.8m installed it
    Deaths in Latin America pass 100,000; Fauci warns of ‘disturbing’ US cases surge; Brazil records 39,436 new cases; 200 cases at one South African schoolGlobal report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalisationsLatin America deaths top 100,000Coronavirus has brought US ‘to its knees’, says CDC directorUK coronavirus updates – liveBrazil: Covid-19 crisis denied Potato the Clown his last wish10.11am BST Paris women’s fashion week is to go ahead in Sep
  • Coronavirus live news: Austria warns against travel to German state; deaths in Latin America pass 100,000

    Coronavirus live news: Austria warns against travel to German state; deaths in Latin America pass 100,000
    Fauci warns of ‘disturbing’ US cases surge; Brazil records 39,436 new cases; 200 cases at one South African school; new cluster confirmed in Tokyo
    Global report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalisationsLatin America deaths top 100,000Coronavirus has brought US ‘to its knees’, says CDC directorUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – live 8.42am BST Israeli and Palestinian authorities have brought back some coronavirus restric
  • Coronavirus live news: deaths in Latin America pass 100,000 as Fauci warns of 'disturbing' US cases surge

    Coronavirus live news: deaths in Latin America pass 100,000 as Fauci warns of 'disturbing' US cases surge
    Three US states confirm record cases; Brazil confirms 39,436 new cases; 200 cases at one South African school. Follow the latest updates
    Global report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalisationsLatin America deaths top 100,000Seven US states see record hospitalisationsFauci warns of ‘disturbing’ US case increase 5.32am BST Tokyo will record “quite a large number” of new coronavirus cases on Wednesday after a cluster of infections was discovered at an office,
  • Brazil's Covid-19 crisis denies Potato the Clown his last wish

    Brazil's Covid-19 crisis denies Potato the Clown his last wish
    Leandro Maduro Costa entertained patients in a Rio hospital before his death from coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThose who knew and loved him say Leandro Maduro Costa was born a clown, lived his life as a clown – and had hoped to die as one.“He always said to me: ‘Felipe, if I die first, bury me as ‘Potato’,” said Felipe Alves Guimarães, a friend and fellow entertainer known by audiences as Tambourine. Relat
  • Global report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalisations

    Global report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalisations
    Dr Anthony Fauci warns of ‘disturbing surge’ in cases; China gets approval for human trial of vaccine; first death in Australia for a monthCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSeven US states have reported their highest coronavirus patient admissions in the pandemic so far, as cases surge in the US following the easing of restrictions.Arizona, Arkansas, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas –which also confirmed a record da
  • Coronavirus live news: Seven US states see record hospitalisations as Brazil confirms 39,436 new cases

    Coronavirus live news: Seven US states see record hospitalisations as Brazil confirms 39,436 new cases
    Three US states confirm record cases; Novak Djokovic tests positive for Covid-19; 200 cases at one South African school. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Covid-19 restricts hajj and Germany locks down district
    Seven US states see record hospitalisationsBrazilian judge tells Bolsonaro to behave and wear a face maskNovak Djokovic tests positive for Covid-19 amid Adria Tour fallout 1.32am BST Hi, Helen Sullivan here – I’ll be with you for the next few hours and, as always, welcom
  • Coronavirus live news: Fauci warns of 'disturbing' US case surge as Brazil confirms 39,436 new Covid-19 infections

    Coronavirus live news: Fauci warns of 'disturbing' US case surge as Brazil confirms 39,436 new Covid-19 infections
    Three US states confirm record cases; Novak Djokovic tests positive for Covid-19; 200 cases at one South African school. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Covid-19 restricts hajj and Germany locks down district
    Pakistan Covid-19 doctors witness black market deals in blood plasmaBrazilian judge tells Bolsonaro to behave and wear a face maskNovak Djokovic tests positive for Covid-19 amid Adria Tour fallout 12.11am BST “I stood up to China like nobody else in decades,” he says.Ear

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