Covid spreading faster in England than ‘worst-case prediction’, documents show

It had estimated 85,000 deaths from Covid over the course of winter. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-54750775

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Deadly boat fire highlights the dangerous migration route from Senegal to the Canary Islands

People across Senegal are reacting with shock and sadness to the news that a deadly fire engulfed a canoe carrying migrants bound for the Canary Islands in the waters off

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Deadly earthquake strikes Turkey and Greece

Issued on: 30/10/2020 – 16:02 Four people have been killed and 120 injured after a powerful earthquake struck Turkey’s western coast and parts of Greece on Friday as both nations vowed

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Future pandemics likely to be deadlier and more frequent, warns UN panel

Issued on: 30/10/2020 – 14:56Modified: 30/10/2020 – 14:59 Future pandemics will happen more often, kill more people and wreak even worse damage to the global economy than Covid-19 without a

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Ex-FIFA official convicted, PSG official cleared in Swiss corruption trial

Issued on: 30/10/2020 – 15:17 A former high-ranking FIFA official was convicted Friday in a corruption case in Switzerland, while the president of Paris Saint-Germain was acquitted. Jérôme Valcke was

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Covid: Anti-masker who caught virus had ‘worst two weeks’

A man who refused to wear a mask to protect himself from Covid-19 after believing fake theories about the disease has said battling the virus was “the worst two weeks

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Cases levelling off in the north east of England

However, the latest statistics show increases across the rest of the country. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-54748633

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Essex mum’s shock at breastfeeding photo backlash

The Breastfeeding Network said feeding in public was “totally normal”. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-54718027

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Covid-19: Ministers striving to avoid blanket rules – Raab

It comes amid calls from some scientists to introduce a strict national lockdown in England. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54745413

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Senegal: At least 140 perish in deadliest shipwreck of the year

At least 140 people have drowned after a boat carrying around 200 migrants sank off the Senegalese coast, according to the UN migration agency. The shipwreck is the deadliest so

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