Monday, 3rd August Daily Roundup
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
People across the country dug into half-price meals with the government coming out with its “Eat Out to Help Out Scheme”. This is aimed at boosting business in the hospitality industry after the lockdown.
John Hume, a Roman Catholic architect of Northern Ireland’s Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his immense contribution in putting an end to 30 years of sectarian violence, passed away at the age of 83, his SDLP party said.
Sources said President Donald Trump has agreed to give ByteDance of China as many as 45 days to discuss the sale of its popular application TikTok to Microsoft Corp.
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said that he did not favour an extension of a temporary slash to the value added tax, which is meant to reinvigorate the economy which has been affected by the pandemic, said public broadcaster SWR.
Vietnamese local media reported that the coronavirus outbreak in Danang a week ago has spread to four factories in the city known for its resorts. As many as 3,700 employees work in those factories.
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