German state finance minister 'kills himself'

German state finance minister ‘kills himself’ as officials claim he was in despair over the coronavirus crisis Thomas Schaefer, 54, found dead on railway tracks at Hochhein, near Frankfurt Authorities claimed the state finance minister appeared to have killed himself  State governor Volker Bouffier suggested he was ‘in despair’ over coronavirus For confidential support in the UK call the Samaritans […]

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CBS News producer, 54, dies from coronavirus weeks after the broadcaster closed its NY office – The Sun

A CBS News producer has died after testing positive for the coronavirus. The media outlet announced the news that their colleague Maria Mercader had died on Sunday. The news comes just weeks after the network shutdown its New York City office, when at least six employees fell ill with COVID-19. The 54-year-old 'network veteran' died in a New York hospital, […]

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North Korea fires two ballistic missiles towards Japan in show of force – The Sun

NORTH Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast and towards Japan on Sunday, the South Korean military has said. The missiles were launched from the port city of Wonsan and travelled 140 miles before landing in the waters between the two countries. The launches were reported in a statement by South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, which […]

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Washington state bans non-immediate family members from attending funerals due to social-distancing recommendations

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Saturday announced funerals in the state were limited to "immediate family members of the deceased," and mourners will be required to stand six or more feet apart. The move is the latest in his "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" initiative, aimed at preventing further spread of the novel coronavirus.  Seattle funeral home director Char Barrett told […]

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Coronavirus deaths in Spain surge by a record 832 in 24 hours as toll hits 5,690 and ice rink turned into morgue – The Sun

SPAIN has registered a new record number of coronavirus deaths in a single-day period. The number of deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours is 832, it emerged on Saturday. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates It beats the previous Spanish record of 769 coronavirus deaths which was announced on Friday. The grim […]

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The Tory aide and social media guru behind government's NHS messaging

Inside the Downing Street coronavirus bunker: Tory aide and social media guru are masterminding the government’s NHS messaging while Boris Johnson self-isolates in No11 after testing positive for bug Australian Isaac Levido, 36, has been central to the government’s communications strategy and its key slogan He has been brought into Downing Street alongside Ben Guerin, a top social media expert from […]

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