Good morning and Happy Sunday. Our news for today comes via Facebook. Everyone aged 11 years and over who lives, works or is educated in the London postcode area E1 is strongly encouraged to take a COVID-19 PCR test when … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 02.05.2021: Surge testing in Tower Hamlets, tombs discovered in Egypt, and more.
Good morning!. Today’s News Digest is from Facebook. In light of politicians in the British parliament rejecting a motion for free school meals for all children this past week, Southampton based UK-Mauritian chef and business owner Shelina Permalloo has begun … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 24.10.2020: Free Mauritian meals for Southampton kids, other stories
Today’s news stories come to you via Google News. The UK’s health secretary, Matt Hancock, has warned the public to heed coronavirus restrictions as the country braces for a possible resurgence of the virus, warning that failure to obey the … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 20.09.2020: Britain prepares for new coronavirus restrictions before second wave hits
Today’s bulletin comes courtesy of our Twitter-oriented ‘HEM Newsbreakers’ list. Indian Bollywood actor Amit Sadh, star of web series Breathe Into The Shadows, has gone in for coronavirus testing after his co-star Abhishek Bachchan came out positive, the Hindustan … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 12.07.2020: This weekend’s world coronavirus stories
Today’s news brought to you via Google News. A plane heading from Turkey with badly needed stocks of PPE (personal protective equipment) has now landed in the UK, The Guardian reports. The emergency supplies are currently being checked before … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 22.04.2020: PPE troubles and emergency flights for UK’s NHS
Today’s news digest comes via my own Twitter account. Firstly Indian Hindi-language news channel NEWS18 Lokmat presents a video of police officer in the Maharashtra city of Pune beating a man with sticks while he is laying on the … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 21.04.2020: Beating COVID19 curfew breakers, studying comets and catching corrupt cops
Today’s news digest comes in via Google News. Sky News reports that the British government has rejected an allegation made by the Sunday Times newspaper that it lost five weeks from when coronavirus was first reported in the UK to … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 20.04.2020: Coronavirus government misadventures and denials