Saturday, 11th July Daily Roundup - British Herald
October 19, 2020
Daily Roundup

Saturday, 11th July 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.

Local News

Prime minister Boris Johnson is expected to urge office employees next week to begin returning to their workplaces to salvage the country’s economy, the Daily Mail reported. In his update on coronavirus strategy, the prime minister will exhort employers to get their staff back to the workplace if it is safe, the newspaper said.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that stricter rules to enforce the wearing of face masks may be needed to prevent a resurgence of coronavirus infections, adding that he would like to see them worn frequently in shops across England.

England soccer World Cup winner Jack Charlton, who became the pride of Ireland after leading their national team to unmatched success as manager, has died. He was 85. A statement issued by his family said Charlton died at his home in Northumberland after a prolonged illness.

World News

US President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone. He was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers probing the Russian interference in the 2016 election. The decision to commute the sentence came as Stone was due to report to prison. 

 Bosnians marked the 25th anniversary of the gruesome massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica. The genocide shocked the world and it has stood out as the only massacre in Europe since the end of World War Two.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for a ban on weddings and wakes where people gather in large numbers to stem the spread of coronavirus infections. However, he insisted that the economy has to be open.

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