Coronavirus death toll passes 40,000 as Matt Hancock tells Britons not to attend protests

The UK has surpassed a grim milestone, with more than 40,000 coronavirus related fatalities since the pandemic began, according to figures from the Department for Health and Social Care. A total of 40,261 people have now died after testing positive with Covid-19, a rise of 357 since yesterday, amid 283,311 infections. It comes as the … Read more Coronavirus death toll passes 40,000 as Matt Hancock tells Britons not to attend protests

U.S. blocks construction of Nord Stream 2 for geopolitical reasons: Russian experts

The United States impedes the construction of the Nord Stream 2 project for geopolitical reasons, said Russian experts on Thursday in Moscow. Nord Stream 2 project, designed to transport natural gas from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea, was under U.S. pressure since it was launched. #US #Russia Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more U.S. blocks construction of Nord Stream 2 for geopolitical reasons: Russian experts

IATA CEO Sees ‘Strong Appetite to Fly’ as Demand Rebounds

Jun.04 — International Air Transport Association Managing-Director and Chief Executive Officer Alexandre de Juniac discusses a rebound in demand for air travel, airlines needing to continue reducing costs, and concern about airlines being dragged into tensions between the U.S and China. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”

Protesters stage ‘die-in’ outside Dominic Cummings’ home | Coronavirus

Protesters lay in the street outside the Prime Minister’s adviser’s Islington home in protest of the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. They called for Dominic Cummings to resign, and highlighted the disproportionately high number of deaths of black and minority ethnic people in the UK. For the latest coronavirus updates, follow our liveblog here: … Read more Protesters stage ‘die-in’ outside Dominic Cummings’ home | Coronavirus

Coronavirus: How to make a DIY face covering | ITV News

To reduce the spread of Covid-19, the wearing of face coverings will be compulsory on public transport in England from June 15, the transport secretary has announced. Travellers could be fined or refused permission to board buses or trains if they refuse to comply with the order. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj … Read more Coronavirus: How to make a DIY face covering | ITV News

Khan welcomes government u-turn on wearing face masks

Sadiq Khan has told Sky News that he supports new government plans to make face coverings mandatory on public transport. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: … Read more Khan welcomes government u-turn on wearing face masks

UN chief on World Oceans Day 2020

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on World Oceans Day 2020 (8 June) The COVID-19 pandemic is a sharp reminder of how we are all intimately connected — to each other and to nature. As we work to end the pandemic and build back better, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity – and responsibility — to correct our … Read more UN chief on World Oceans Day 2020

Face Coverings Will Be Mandatory on U.K. Public Transit Starting June 15

UK transport secretary Grant Shapps announced Thursday that face coverings will be compulsory on public transport from 15 June. Speaking at the daily coronavirus briefing, he said people should not wear surgical masks, as these were needed for clinical use. Instead, travellers should use face coverings that can be easily made at home. Very young … Read more Face Coverings Will Be Mandatory on U.K. Public Transit Starting June 15

Coronavirus: Face coverings compulsory on public transport in England from June 15 | ITV News

The wearing of face coverings will be compulsory on public transport in England from June 15, the transport secretary has announced. Travellers could be fined or refused permission to board buses or trains if they refuse to comply with the order. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more … Read more Coronavirus: Face coverings compulsory on public transport in England from June 15 | ITV News

Qatar Airways CEO: Coronavirus has changed the airline industry | Talk to Al Jazeera

The global coronavirus pandemic has changed the world as we know it. It has been particularly devastating for the aviation sector. Airports have been shut, thousands of aeroplanes grounded, businesses have seized operations, and the long-term financial cost may not be known for years to come. According to the International Air Transport Association, this year’s … Read more Qatar Airways CEO: Coronavirus has changed the airline industry | Talk to Al Jazeera

Face masks to be compulsory on public transport in England with fines for non-compliance – BBC News

From June 15th face coverings will be compulsory, for anyone using public transport in England. People without one won’t be allowed to travel and failing to wear one on a journey could lead to a fine. The government says people should start wearing them now, with the rules enforced from the middle of June Dozens … Read more Face masks to be compulsory on public transport in England with fines for non-compliance – BBC News

Coronavirus – The Latest: Thursday 4 June

Subscribe to our daily Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus In this episode: Face coverings to be made mandatory on public transport, fresh hope and fresh disappointment for the potential treatment backed by Donald Trump and why you could be getting a haircut … Read more Coronavirus – The Latest: Thursday 4 June

UK Government U-turns on face mask advice by making them mandatory

Up until June 4, the government ministers and their advisers considered the evidence for the use of face masks by the general public to be too weak to recommend it. However, they have now performed a U-turn on that official advice by making it mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport. Get the … Read more UK Government U-turns on face mask advice by making them mandatory

Face masks to be made mandatory on public transport

Face masks will be made compulsory on all public transport in England from June 15, the Transport Secretary has said. Travel operators could refuse to admit passengers if they are not covering their face from next week, Grant Shapps added. He said the new rules will come under the National Rail conditions of travel, and … Read more Face masks to be made mandatory on public transport

Wearing face masks will be compulsory on public transport in England

Wearing a face covering will become compulsory on public transport in England from 15 June – the date when more lockdown restrictions are due to be eased. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said as more people go back to work and non-essential shops start opening, face coverings would help protect fellow passengers – and … Read more Wearing face masks will be compulsory on public transport in England