Thursday, 10th September Daily Roundup - British Herald
August 3, 2021
Daily Roundup

Thursday, 10th September 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

As part of an Extinction Rebellion protest seeking action against climate change, 30 topless women locked themselves to the railings outside Parliament.

British start-up company iAbra said it had launched a 20-second saliva COVID-19 test. This claims to have 99.8% sensitivity and 96.7% specificity.

The London extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was postponed as it brought fears that one of the lawyers involved might have have contact with COVID-19.

World News

A large fire erupted at Beirut port, leading to a huge smoke over the Lebanese capital. This has come just weeks after a massive blast ravaged the port.

Acting on a presidential proclamation denying entry to students and researchers deemed security risks, the US has revoked the visas of more than 1,000 Chinese nationals, said the State Department. This prompted China to term the move as violation of human rights.

The head of the World Health Organization urged countries to donate resources that can accelerate making of products which may help curb the coronavirus pandemic.

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