Spain has suffered at least 200 coronavirus outbreaks

Spain has suffered at least 200 coronavirus outbreaks since it lifted the lockdown while France today revealed it has up to 500 active ‘clusters’ of the disease.    Fears of a second wave are growing in Spain after it identified 5,695 new cases last week, a sharp increase from 2,944 a week earlier, while some areas have been forced to re-impose lockdown measures just as British tourists start to arrive again. Colombia’s government has estimated it will reach its peak of cases in August. Several cities, including the capital Bogota, are close to full occupation of beds in intensive care units. … Continue reading Spain has suffered at least 200 coronavirus outbreaks

The Pentagon is moving Patriot missile systems out of Saudi Arabia

The Pentagon is moving Patriot missile systems out of Saudi Arabia and reducing military forces across the Middle East, in another sign that tensions with Iran may be ebbing. President Trump and Pentagon officials confirmed reports that two Patriot missile systems were being withdrawn from the kingdom and two more from undisclosed bases in the Middle East. French President Emmanuel Macron led the celebrations in Paris by laying a wreath in front of a statue of General Charles de Gaulle before making his way to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier underneath the Arc du Triomphe. Accompanied by former presidents … Continue reading The Pentagon is moving Patriot missile systems out of Saudi Arabia

Horrifying footage shows a huge fire ripping through a skyscraper as terrified people scream

Horrifying footage shows a huge fire ripping through a skyscraper as terrified people scream while trying to dodge debris. The blaze broke out in the city of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, and it is not yet clear how many people were inside the building at the time. Taliban leaders verbally committed themselves alongside the peace agreement struck in Qatar in February with the US to reducing violence by 80 per cent and halting attacks in urban areas, Colonel Leggett said. Instead, there had been a “drastic increase” in violence, with an average of 55 attacks a day on … Continue reading Horrifying footage shows a huge fire ripping through a skyscraper as terrified people scream

French coronavirus patients will be moved to Germany as the country is struggling to cope

French coronavirus patients will be moved to Germany as the country is struggling to cope with a rising number of Covid-19 cases. Hospitals in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg have offered to treat some critically ill patients from the neighboring Alsace region in France. At stake are the succession plans of Hamengku Buwono X, the first sultan of Yogyakarta to practise monogamy, who has five daughters but no sons. The 73-year-old has made no official proclamation but has been rewriting centuries-old rules and titles to allow his oldest daughter to succeed him as the first female monarch in the 265-year … Continue reading French coronavirus patients will be moved to Germany as the country is struggling to cope

This is the dramatic moment a leading British barrister is airlifted to safety from the Atlantic

This is the dramatic moment a leading British barrister is airlifted to safety from the Atlantic after his yacht was capsized by a freak wave ‘the size of a football stadium’. Richard Hendron was on a solo adventure in the 34ft Spirit of Daedalus when the seas around the Bay of Biscay took a dramatic turn for the worse. “Today we have a president who seems to believe he is a king or above the law,” the longtime South Carolina lawmaker said. Just outside the US Capitol, pro-impeachment protesters have found some fun, holiday-themed ways of expressing their displeasure with … Continue reading This is the dramatic moment a leading British barrister is airlifted to safety from the Atlantic

France faces its biggest transport stoppage in years

France faces its biggest transport stoppage in years today as public sector unions stage a showdown with President Macron over pension reforms in a test of will that could make or break his presidency. Eight in ten trains have been cancelled; in Paris the metro system will come to a virtual standstill; and flights will be heavily disrupted by an air traffic controllers’ strike. Air France announced that it was cancelling 30 per cent of its internal flights and EasyJet said that it had cancelled 223 flights. He tweeted his support of the Jewish community adding that ‘Jews are and … Continue reading France faces its biggest transport stoppage in years