Friday, 18 Sep 2020

World News

Covid-19 Live Updates: Joe Biden, Facing Voters, Criticizes Trump’s Virus Response

During a forum with voters, the Democratic presidential nominee cast President Trump as a callous leader who had failed the nation during the pandemic. Right Now Israel is preparing to celebrate the holiest of days on the Jewish calendar under a fresh lockdown. Here’s what you need to know: ‘You lost your freedom because he […]

US CDC testing guidance was published against objections: Report

The guidelines said testing was not necessary for people who were exposed to COVID-19 but not displaying symptoms. US President Donald Trump’s administration posted controversial recommendations on coronavirus testing to the website of the country’s health agency against the objections of its scientists, according to a New York Times report citing people familiar with the […]

Will this EVER end? Brexit legal battle ‘could last years’… with EU judges

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The controversial legislation passed its second reading in the House of Commons last week, with Prime Minister Mr Johnson insisting it was necessary to preserve the “integrity” of the United Kingdom. However, […]

Dad sends heartbreaking ‘goodbye’ texts hours before killing himself

A dad-of-three who wrote a string of heartbreaking goodbye texts took his own life after battling with alcohol and mental health problems. The body of Kane Watkins, 33, was found by a dog-walker under a bridge on Queen's Avenue, in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. An inquest heard he had hanged himself on November 19 last year, […]

China’s fighter jets buzz enemy territory in huge escalation – Taiwan scrambles bombers

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. In response, Tawain has scrambled fighter jets after multiple Chinese aircraft were spotted buzzing around the island, including crossing the sensitive mid-line of the Taiwan Strait, in an escalation of tensions.  China’s […]

Brit street sealed off after three men shot in act of ‘outrageous violence’

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Police are searching for a gunman after three men were shot on a busy street. The attack took place on Far Gosford Street in Coventry, shortly after 10pm on Thursday. Emergency services have sealed off a section […]

Man sues Starbucks after causing ‘disfigurement’ of his genitals by spilling tea

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A man in the US is suing Starbucks after spilling hot tea on himself and causing "permanent disfigurement" to his genitals. Tommy Piluyev filed a lawsuit last week against the coffee giant and Pactiv Packaging Inc, which […]