Another day at the beach: Lockdown Britons flock back to the seaside to bask in 80F temperatures as Devon and Cornwall police chief who sent illegal campers home warns anyone thinking of staying overnight to ‘think again’

Police today urged campers not to stay at beauty spots overnight after thousands broke lockdown rules yesterday. Pictured are people drinking into the night on Bournemouth beach yesterday. Two men were seen fighting on the sand and several couples were making out in front of friends on the sand, while others were feeling worse for […]

Coronavirus live updates: Pandemic ‘perfectly designed’ to destroy Fisherman’s Wharf tourism

6:10 a.m. Coronavirus and the race to save homeless people in SF: Before the coronavirus crisis hit earlier this year, nearly 600,000 people were already on America’s streets every night — a quarter of them in California, which has only 12% of the nation’s population overall. But with unemployment at a historic low amid a […]

Common blood pressure drugs ‘slash risk of second deadliest cancer’

Fewer than one in ten people survive bowel cancer if it’s picked up at stage 4, but detected quickly – at stage 1 – more than nine in ten patients will live five years or longer.

The War Next Door

The highway inland from Culiacán is dotted with large haciendas, sheltered behind 30-foot-high walls built to protect the narcos. Beyond the village of Tamazula, the road turns into a rough dirt track. From here, the mountains become impassable to an outsider, the dense and treacherous terrain obscuring fields of opium. Mexican poppies aren’t known for […]

Coronavirus live updates: San Francisco pauses its go-ahead for indoor dining

6:10 a.m. Coronavirus and the race to save homeless people in SF: Before the coronavirus crisis hit earlier this year, nearly 600,000 people were already on America’s streets every night — a quarter of them in California, which has only 12% of the nation’s population overall. But with unemployment at a historic low amid a […]

Coronavirus latest: Rio activists dig Copacabana graves in protest against Bolsonaro

Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism The Oktoberfest in Munich has been cancelled The Oktoberfest has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bavaria’s premier Markus Söder and Munich’s mayor Dieter Reiter announced the decision on Tuesday (April 21). ”It pains us, and it is a great pity”, said Söder. But in times of the coronavirus, […]

Coronavirus live updates: San Francisco restaurants again must wait before diners can sit inside

12:01 p.m. Giants’ Zaidi says club has averted testing snafu that forced others to delay workouts: Call it luck, foresight or a little of both, but the Giants have not been forced to delay or cancel workouts because of the coronavirus testing snafu that has frustrated and angered other teams, including the A’s. “Everybody out […]

Boris Johnson set to unlock the great outdoors: Prime Minister to give green light for market stalls, garden parties and car sales centres from next month as Brits soak up the bank holiday sun

However with highs of 77F (25C) and 79F (26C) expected in the south east and London tomorrow, UK beauty spots could be set to see a repeat of Wednesday’s scenes, as 80F temperatures saw clashes between locals and sun-seeking tourists on the hottest day of the year so far. 

How is coronavirus changing air travel?

Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Climbing season on Japan’s highest mountain Fuji cancelled Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese authorities have imposed a climbing ban on Mount Fuji on May 18, and all four routes on the mountain have been closed. Normally during the climbing season in summer, which lasts only two months, thousands of […]

Coronavirus live updates: Bay Area hospitalizations top 500 for second time

8:09 a.m. Iowa senator to skip GOP confab over virus concerns: For the first time in his 40-year U.S. Senate career, Chuck Grassley will not attend the Republican National Convention: “I’m not going to go because of the virus situation,” the Iowa senator told reporters Monday. The GOP moved its August convention from North Carolina […]