Tuesday, 20th 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.
In a bid to expedite the development of a vaccine for the pandemic, Britain said it would support “human challenge” trials, where young, healthy volunteers are infected with the novel coronavirus.
In order to raise money for a hospice, an octogenarian retired army major is attempting to row 100 miles (161 km) in a boat he built from corrugated iron. He is following in the footsteps of record-breaking fundraiser Captain Tom Moore.
In what is seen as a shocking blow to Ghislaine Maxwell, an appeals court has refused to ban the release of a deposition she gave regarding her relationship with the late financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein
As part of a crackdown on Muslim radicals who incite hatred after the beheading of a teacher who showed his pupils caricatures of Prophet Mohammed, a mosque outside Paris was closed down temporarily.
History was made when the first-ever official United Arab Emirates delegation set off to Israel. This comes after both countries normalised their diplomatic ties last month under a US-brokered treaty.
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