Topics: Coronavirus, Brexit, UK

Reuters ~ Published at 09:21

UK to remain in lockdown as coronavirus deaths rise above 11,000

The death toll from COVID-19 in British hospitals rose to 11,329 on Monday and the government, which is having to operate without its convalescing leader Boris Johnson, signalled that there would be no easing of lockdown measures this week.

Google News (UK) ~ Published at 09:20

UK coronavirus death figures 15% higher than previously reported

Hundreds are dying in care homes amid the highest deaths in any week since records began in 2005. But the government faces criticism over the official figure of 217 care home deaths - as the real total will be even higher

RTE ~ Published at 08:31

Ofcom to assess 5G-virus conspiracy comments on ITV

Britain's media regulator Ofcom is assessing a programme on ITV after presenter Eamonn Holmes questioned why the mainstream media had slapped down a conspiracy theory linking the spread of the coronavirus to 5G masts.

Reuters ~ Published at 08:27

Stocks rise on China trade data, easing pandemic fears

World stocks gained on Tuesday after Chinese trade data came in better than expected and some countries tried to restart their economy by partly lifting restrictions aimed at containing the coronavirus outbreak.