CURFEWS could be next: Ministers plan even tighter restrictions after banning meetings of more than six people from Monday – but Matt Hancock warns workers they should still head back to their desks because ‘virus isn’t spreading in offices’

A number of restrictions on people’s lives have been lifted during the summer, allowing those of working age and younger to work and socialise in pubs, parks and summer barbeques, but groups of more than six won’t be able to mingle from Monday. Case rates in young people are higher in the north-west of England. There […]

Drew Barrymore, 45, interviews her seven-year-old self in a clever mash up to promote her new talk show: ‘I’ve been waiting all of my life to meet you’

In addition to the digital Good Burger viewing party, she revealed earlier this week that she’ll be posting digital specials prior to the premiere date, including a behind-the-scenes making-of special and cooking tips and tricks.

Trump claims 75-year-old man shoved by Buffalo police could be part of ‘set up’

Trump pushed the conspiracy theory as the nation reckons with patterns of police brutality and racial injustice in the wake of the death of Floyd, an unarmed black man who died late last month after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.

Gatherings of more than six people will be banned from Monday: £100 fines to enforce new limit on meeting indoors and outdoors across England – but schools, weddings and funerals are exempt

The vice-like grip of the virus on our freedoms, the way it has made us feel guilty for craving the most basic human interactions: a glass of wine with a friend, a trip to the shops — once normal pastimes, now viewed with the same horror as a Cardinal stumbling across a pagan orgy in […]

How to use Zoom like a pro: 13 video chat hacks to try at your next meeting

6. Turn on gallery viewGallery view lets you see everyone in the meeting at once, instead of just the person speaking. To turn that on, click the tab that says “Gallery view” in the top right corner. If the meeting has 49 or fewer attendees, you’ll see all of their screens displayed on one page. […]

Boris Johnson admits his new ‘Covid Marshals’ WON’T be able to arrest people or issue fines and can be volunteers – as ‘baffled’ police say they have ‘no idea’ what their role is

Prof Whitty said that data suggested that without action Britain would be on a path ‘extremely similar’ to France where the numbers have continued to rise – cautioning that the situation was likely to be perilous all the way through to Spring

Melania Trump lashes out at ‘delusional & malicious gossip’ after her former best friend’s book revealed her bitter rivalry with Ivanka and her secret email account

Using the detailed sketch her employee drew up of the platform on the East Front of the Capitol, where Trump was sworn in with his family and VIP guests behind him, Melania and Wolkoff were able to work out where the cameras would be located on and how the chairs for the family should be […]

Rioting protester is set ablaze by his OWN Molotov cocktail in Portland as the city is convulsed by the 100th night of BLM demonstrations and unrest breaks out across the nation

When a line of riot police charged the BLM demonstrators they scattered, and officers were filmed sprinting after the fleeing protesters down normally quiet streets lined with family homes, pinning them to the ground and cuffing them while others shouted insults and taunts.

New York City can’t rebound without Broadway. And Broadway’s road back is uncertain.

Another problem is a fragmentation of responsibilities: Union members on Broadway are employed by producers, not theater owners, and it is the latter who would have to pay for structural upgrades such as ventilation. According to Schumacher, of Disney Theatrical Group, before his company moved its now shuttered musical “Frozen” to Broadway, he split the […]

One hiker dies, at least 15 are trapped and 35 are rescued as wildfires torch a record two million acres in California, decimate a town in Washington, burn through Utah and Colorado and cause 100,000 to lose power in Oregon

He did not know if they were local people, but he said they were potentially both civilly and criminally responsible for the fire – facing jail time and a massive fine. The family could be held responsible for the entire cost of putting the fire out, amounting to many millions of dollars, he said.