Tuesday, 28th July Daily Roundup - British Herald
September 19, 2020
Daily Roundup

Tuesday, 28th 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 said that the country would think of introducing quarantine for people returning from other countries if coronavirus infections rise and such measures become necessary. 

Staff at the Natural History Museum in London are busy dusting off thousands of exhibits, including the blue whale above its central hall and the iconic the dinosaur skeletons, as the institution prepares to welcome visitors next month after it was closed in March following the outbreak of the virus.

The BBC has reported that British Airways faced strike action over its bid to slash jobs and pay. This puts more pressure on the airline which has been pummelled by the coronavirus crisis.

World News

 In a bid to boost Joe Biden’s US presidential campaign, former President Barack Obama will be joined by Hollywood actor George Clooney and they will engage in a “virtual conversation”. 

The French government will give plans to build a fourth terminal at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport a second thought because of the coronavirus crisis, according to Transport Minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari.

A statue depicting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kneeling and bowing to a seated “comfort woman” in South Korea has infuriated Tokyo, which reacted angrily. “Comfort woman” is a euphemism for women forced into prostitution in Japan’s wartime brothels.

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