Saturday, 17th October 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.
A short nationwide lockdown is required because of eye-watering levels of coronavirus infection in England, said a professor who has advised the Boris Johnson government on its COVID-19 testing programme.
An American tech entrepreneur, who is facing allegations of misconduct involving Prime Minister Boris Johnson, told the Daily Mail she did not have an affair with him when he was mayor of London.
By reaching out to seniors, US President Donald Trump sought to bolster his support in Florida, a battleground state. His rival Joe Biden flayed the president’s response to the pandemic during a tour of the swing state of Michigan.
French police said that nine people have been arrested after a suspected Islamist sympathiser beheaded a history teacher in a Paris suburb on Friday.
One of the popular pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, who is popularly known as ‘Grandma Wong’, said that she was detained by Chinese authorities for a month and a half across the border in Shenzhen.
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