France Muhammed cartoon protest: Emmanuel Macron targeted in London embassy protest | UK | News

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Several hundred gathered for the ‘Respect for the Prophet’ rally in London after French president Emmanuel Macron defended the right to publish cartoons satirising Mohammed.    In total officers made three arrests during the demonstration. Protestors held signs reading “we will not tolerate disrespect of our beloved prophet” and “insult is not freedom of speech”. A Read More

Coronavirus news: Disease death rate more than double of WHO’s estimate says expert | UK | News

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Neil Ferguson, epidemiologist at Imperial College London, released a new report that shows the COVID-19 fatality rate could be as high as 1.15. He previously predicted that up to 500,000 Britons could die from COVID-19, leading to the Government enforcing a nationwide lockdown in March. Professor Ferguson stood down from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies Read More

Coronavirus lockdown Spain: COVID-19 shutdown rioting in Burgos and Barcelona | World | News

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Increasingly tough restrictions are being imposed as coronavirus cases continue to surge. The Spanish Government has announced a new state of emergency set to last for six months. An overnight curfew has been imposed between 11pm and 6am. In some regions, such as Catalonia, all bars and restaurants have been ordered to close. In response Read More

Piers Morgan DESTROYS ‘self-righteous’ Remoaner James O’Brien in fiery on-air Brexit clash | Politics | News

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Piers Morgan claimed James O’Brien’s Twitter implies he thinks everyone who voted for Brexit is a “moron”. The LBC host took issue with Mr Morgan’s tweet about his book, How Not To Be Wrong: The Art of Changing Your Mind. The post read: “It never crosses O’Brien’s mind that he might not be right or Read More

Rishi Sunak’s ‘vital lifeline’ for Britons in the run up to Christmas | Politics | News

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The Chancellor said funding for firms hit by the coronavirus crisis will cover most of the employment costs for workers that move between the schemes. Business leaders said the Job Support Scheme (JSS) will provide a “lifeline” as furlough, which covered 9.6 million jobs, comes to an end today. Treasury analysis shows that when it Read More

Coronavirus national lockdown: Boris Johnson to announce new UK restrictions next week | UK | News

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The coronavirus is spreading “significantly” faster in England than the Government’s estimated “worst-case” scenario, according to a new survey. The Government’s “reasonable worst-case scenario” has been utilised by the NHS and officials to prepare for the following months ahead. The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) said there are approximately four times as many people catching Read More

Belgium orders national lockdown as health system nears collapse under strain of coronavirus

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A national coronavirus lockdown has been imposed in Belgium due to a drastic rise in cases, following similar measures in neighbouring France and Germany. The Belgian government announced restrictions on public life on Friday as it seeks to control the growth of the pandemic. Under the rules all non-essential businesses will close for six weeks Read More

Arsenal face Aubameyang decision as Gareth Bale hopes for Premier League shot – 10 weekend talking points

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A nother intriguing feast of football awaits this weekend as a hectic 2020/21 fixture list continues across the country. Old rivals Manchester United and Arsenal face-off in a headline clash at Old Trafford on Sunday, while West Ham will look to keep their resurgence going against Liverpool and Chelsea and Tottenham battle Burnley and Brighton Read More

Spain protests erupt: SMOKE BOMBS lobbed at police as Barcelona demonstrations explode | World | News

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In the footage, mental barriers are picked up and thrown towards armed police in the streets of Catalonia. The group of police then march forward in a bid to get the protesters to disburse. The protest was regarding the poor management of the coronavirus pandemic by the Government. Spain is amongst the worst-affected European countries Read More

Guy Verhofstadt brutally ripped apart after jibe at Farage – ‘Bitterness will eat you up!’ | Politics | News

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Mr Farage spoke at the event earlier this week, describing the 74-year-old Republican as the “single most resilient and bravest person I’ve ever met in my life”. Mr Verhofstadt, who regularly sparred with Mr Farage when they were members of the European Parliament, posted: “If Farage is Trump’s secret weapon, his campaign must be in Read More

SNP news: Humiliation as ‘Plan B’ for Scottish independence shut down by OWN party | Politics | News

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Together with Inverclyde councillor Chris McEleny, Western Isles MP MP Angus MacNeil want the manifesto for next year’s Holyrood elections to include a pledge that a pro-independence majority would be taken as a mandate to start negotiations with Westminster for Scotland to leave the UK – effectively turning the election in a de facto referendum. Read More

US election turnout 2020: What we know about voter numbers ahead of polling day

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In just days, we will find out whether Donald Trump will win a second term as US president, or if Joe Biden will enter the White House for the next four years. The polls suggest that the Democratic candidate may well have the edge on Mr Trump, although they suggested the same for Hillary Clinton in 2016, and we know how Read More