Coronavirus: Is the UK in a better position than we think?

Why? He said it was showing the country was able to identify where the virus was, and he could see signs that different parts of society were “pulling together and saying ‘we are going to get on top of this’.”

The masked duchess! Kate Middleton is seen wearing a face protector for the first time as she helps unpack donations at a baby bank in Sheffield in £15 cotton covering from Amaia

Kate then asked: ‘Do you feel there is a judgement around being able to put on a facade and pretend that everything is going great? Is it places like this that are needed in communities where parents don’t feel judged and mums can go and be honest and feel like they are being listened to?’.

Condolences pour in for Lebanon after Beirut blast

In pictures: Deadly Lebanon blast injures thousands ‘Unacceptable’ ammonium nitrate stock Prime Minister Hassan Diab said that a large stockpile of 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate in a warehouse at the port had caused the second, larger explosion. “It is unacceptable that a shipment of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate has been present for […]

US health chief to make most senior visit to Taiwan in decades

The high-profile trip is likely to worsen relations between Beijing-Washington, which have nosedived this year to their lowest point in decades. For years, tensions and rivalries have simmered between the world’s two largest economies over trade, technology and geopolitics, but the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a further blow to their already strained ties.

James Argent breaks the law driving his moped without tax or insurance for two years

“It was the first time I actually thought I’m actually close to death. If I didn’t sort myself out I could have died. He went out of his way to get me into a rehab in Thailand and helped me with the financial side of things.

Topless James Argent enjoys an ice cream on the beach in Spain after split from Gemma Collins

But he faced more bad news this week when it was announced that anybody returning from mainland Spain or its surrounding islands will be forced to quarantine for two weeks upon their return to the UK.

Toll expected to rise in blast that shook Beirut, killing 100, injuring thousands

Footage of the explosion posted on social media showed a column of smoke rising from the port, followed by an enormous blast, sending a white cloud and a fireball into the sky. Those filming the incident from high buildings 2 km (one mile) from the port were thrown backwards by the shock.