Coronavirus: Police are doing something ‘unprecedented’

Transport Secretary Grant Schapps has admitted some police “might have gone too far” in their enforcement of the UK lockdown. He told Kay Burley “The police are doing a difficult job and they are doing it well. Britons breaking lockdown rules can be arrested or fined £60 to ensure people stay at home and avoid … Read more Coronavirus: Police are doing something ‘unprecedented’

Government says Brits abroad will need to remain patient over potential repatriation rescue

The Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, said the £75m rescue plan for tens of thousands of British travellers stranded overseas, the Transport Secretary said that dozens of chartered flights would be scheduled in the coming days. However, he said the deal struck with five British airlines also depended on people using commercial flights where possible. He … Read more Government says Brits abroad will need to remain patient over potential repatriation rescue

U.S. pastor arrested for violating social distancing order

A pastor of a Florida church was arrested on Monday for violating a social distancing order put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Police said Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne held two church services on Sunday which might put hundreds of people in danger, and could further affect other people they may interact with. … Read more U.S. pastor arrested for violating social distancing order

Man caught stealing hand sanitiser from UK hospital

Police are looking to identify this man who was caught on CCTV stealing hand sanitiser off of a hospital wall. Northampton General Hospital tweeted the footage saying their hand sanitiser had been taken and that Northamptonshire Police are looking for the man seen in the video Get the latest coronavirus news: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-covid-19-news-updates-cases-deaths-flights-latest/?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV … Read more Man caught stealing hand sanitiser from UK hospital

Coronavirus: On the road with British police enforcing social distancing – BBC Newsnight

— TOP LINE — Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F UK Government advice is clear that non-essential travel should be avoided, but many continue to be confused about when and why they can go outside, whether it’s ok to walk their dog, and what’s the right way to exercise. Newsnight spent a day with police … Read more Coronavirus: On the road with British police enforcing social distancing – BBC Newsnight

‘Lockdown means lockdown’ | SA police fire rubber bullets to enforce rules

Police were filmed using heavy-handed tactics to enforce the 21-day national lockdown in Johannesburg on Sunday. Footage filmed in the Hillbrow area of the city highlights scores of police descending on crowded areas and enforcing social distancing aggressively. “Lockdown means lockdown,” yells one policeman as he throws a pair of women into the back of … Read more ‘Lockdown means lockdown’ | SA police fire rubber bullets to enforce rules

Squats and sticks | Indian police punish coronavirus lockdown violators

Police officers were seen using batons and forcing people to do squats as punishment on the streets of Patna, capital of Bihar, on Sunday for violating the coronavirus lockdown. In the state of Bihar, 85 people were sent to jail and 3,615 vehicles were impounded. “Our country is going through a disaster that is coronavirus. … Read more Squats and sticks | Indian police punish coronavirus lockdown violators

Claps against Corona | Madrid applauds for its brave responders

Quarantined residents in Madrid as well as police officers and health workers, applauded each other for continuing the fight against the coronavirus, on Sunday. Footage filmed near Jimenez Diaz Foundation University hospital shows the people applauding and cheering each other. Spain has the fourth-highest recorded cases of the coronavirus in the world with a total … Read more Claps against Corona | Madrid applauds for its brave responders

Italy’s war on COVID-19 | Army installs checkpoints in Bergamo

The Italian army set up a checkpoint on the Borgo Palazzo street in Bergamo, on Sunday, to help the local police enforce the nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram … Read more Italy’s war on COVID-19 | Army installs checkpoints in Bergamo

Police disperse crowds with teargas ahead of coronavirus curfew in Kenya

olice officers in Kenya’s Mombasa fired tear gas to disperse crowds on Friday (March 27) hours before a curfew was imposed to try to curb the spread of coronavirus. Kenya, which has 28 confirmed coronavirus cases and one death, started enforcing a 19:00 to 05:00 curfew daily starting on Friday. Crowds of people in the … Read more Police disperse crowds with teargas ahead of coronavirus curfew in Kenya