Latest Press Monday 31st August 2020
- Fire breaks Madrid
- Four-day 500,000 jobs, says thinktank
- Holly Humberstone: The dabbling ‘dark, wonky pop’
- Trudeau condemns toppling Canada’s PM ‘vandalism’
- Pranab Mukherjee: Former India dies Covid
- Europe’s migrant crisis: Is Greece gateway Europe?
- Coronavirus: How lockdown ‘robbed’ grieving mum
- Coronavirus: Heathrow trials Covid-19 ‘gives results 30 seconds’
- England v Australia: Joe Root Twenty20
- The daughter’s murder: ‘We were earth’
- Algeria’s lessons The Plague coronavirus
- India accuses China ‘provocative movements’
- Man City, Chelsea, Burnley… English Messi best?
- Hilary Swank Netflix’s sci-fi Away work-life
- Aston Villa’s Grealish called England
- Murray preparing ‘weird’ US Open
- French condemned showing MP Danièle Obono
- Coronavirus: Threat is rising diseases passed animals, warns Oxford
- Ewan sprints Tour
- Chadwick Boseman: Tributes Black Panther
- Coronavirus: ‘Covidiots’ criticised Tui quarantine
- John Thompson: Legendary African American dies
- Coronavirus – live: Oxford warns flu pandemic Nicola Sturgeon admits Covid cases three-month
- Svetlana Tikhanovskaya: Belarus UN Security Council
- Paul Rusesabagina: Hotel Rwanda arrested
- Hand gel superbugs, warns
- Cheng Lei: Australian anchor Chinese TV detained China
- Portland protests: Trump Biden clash
- The sums 2020
- Begum Rokeya: The forgotten 19th Century
- What are Covid-19 rules France parts Europe?
- ‘You it’: The Oxford carrying world’s hopes coronavirus
- Letter Africa: Why Kenyans are longer cheering
- Coronavirus: How pandemic
- Mauritius spill: ‘We island’
- Coronavirus: Norway bunker partygoers poisoned monoxide
- ICYMI: Aquarium portraits
- Hong Kong protests: The flashpoints
- Teen mastered lockdown
- Spurs Lokomotiv Plovdiv Europa League qualifying
- Searching dogs Beirut
- Type 2 prevented reversed lowering BMI, suggests
- The wants trees
- ‘They wanted – I’m poet’
- Yegor Zhukov: Leading Russian blogger beaten
- Israel UAE
- Seven moments MTV VMAs: Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd
Fire breaks Madrid
More than 20 teams of firefighters helped provide the blaze under control.
Four-day 500,000 jobs, says thinktank
<p>Research suggests workers could move to 32-hour week without any kind of kind of loss in wages</p>
Holly Humberstone: The dabbling ‘dark, wonky pop’
The 20-year-old British singer talks lockdown, sibling rivalry and going on tour with Lewis Capaldi.
Trudeau condemns toppling Canada’s PM ‘vandalism’
The statue of Canada’s 1st PM, Sir John A Macdonald, was pulled down by activists over the weekend.
Pranab Mukherjee: Former India dies Covid
Pranab Mukherjee had a long political career and also served on the boards of IMF and World Bank.
Europe’s migrant crisis: Is Greece gateway Europe?
Migrant numbers are rising again, but Greece does not want to be seen as a gateway to Europe.
Coronavirus: How lockdown ‘robbed’ grieving mum
Jenny Wilson’s mum died simply as the UK was going into lockdown.
Coronavirus: Heathrow trials Covid-19 ‘gives results 30 seconds’
<p>Aviation chiefs hope government will approve rapid checks that avoid need for quarantine</p>
England v Australia: Joe Root Twenty20
England Test chief Joe Root is left away of England’s Twenty20 squad for the three-game series against Australia.
The daughter’s murder: ‘We were earth’
Bea Jones started writing a diary as she tried to come to terms with the brutal murder of her daughter Moira.
Algeria’s lessons The Plague coronavirus
Finding parallels between the famous novel and how Algeria is coping with coronavirus amid political upheaval.
India accuses China ‘provocative movements’
China denies it violated a status quo brokered in peace talks, following violent clashes in June.
Man City, Chelsea, Burnley… English Messi best?
Manchester City is the obvious choice, but where else might Lionel Messi feel at home if he moves to England?
Hilary Swank Netflix’s sci-fi Away work-life
Hilary Swank talks about her role for Netflix as the commander on the initial manned mission to Mars.
Aston Villa’s Grealish called England
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish is called up to the England senior squad for the very first time.
Murray preparing ‘weird’ US Open
Andy Murray says he is preparing for the “weird” experience of playing at the US Open without any kind of fans.
French condemned showing MP Danièle Obono
A right-wing French magazine accused of racism apologises to black socialist MP Danièle Obono.
Coronavirus: Threat is rising diseases passed animals, warns Oxford
<p>Growing population density, increased international travelling and deforestation are believed to become driving the spread of zoonotic-based infections</p>
Ewan sprints Tour
Australian Caleb Ewan wins an thrilling sprint finish to claim stage 3 of the Tour de France in Sisteron.
Chadwick Boseman: Tributes Black Panther
Barack Obama is among those mourning the Black Panther star, who has died of cancer aged 43.
Coronavirus: ‘Covidiots’ criticised Tui quarantine
Mask rules ignored by a number of on a flight that left nearly 200 facing self-isolation, passenger claims.
John Thompson: Legendary African American dies
Georgetown’s John Thompson was the preliminary black coach to earn a college basketball championship.
Coronavirus – live: Oxford warns flu pandemic Nicola Sturgeon admits Covid cases three-month
<p>Follow all the latest updates</p>
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya: Belarus UN Security Council
She will brief a powerful UN body via video link on Friday, her team says, as protests continue.
Paul Rusesabagina: Hotel Rwanda arrested
Paul Rusesabagina’s efforts to save people during the Rwanda genocide were depicted in a film.
Hand gel superbugs, warns
<p>Most effective way to prevent infection is to wash hands with soap and water, WHO says</p>
Cheng Lei: Australian anchor Chinese TV detained China
Cheng Lei, an Australian citizen, worked as a news presenter for government operate CGTN in Beijing.
Portland protests: Trump Biden clash
The presidential rivals clash over violence in the US city, where a man was shot dead on Saturday.
The sums 2020
<p><a href="/author/david-barnett">David Barnett</a> speaks to David Quantick about cutting his teeth during NME’s ‘glory days’, falling in love with technology fiction and his new novel ‘Night Train’, which hits a small shut up to home</p>
Begum Rokeya: The forgotten 19th Century
Begum Rokeya was a writer, educationist and reformer who tirelessly fought for women’s rights.
What are Covid-19 rules France parts Europe?
What are European countries doing to manage brand new coronavirus outbreaks?
‘You it’: The Oxford carrying world’s hopes coronavirus
<p>Sarah Gilbert tells <a href="/author/samuel-lovett">Samuel Lovett</a> how decades of encounter (and raising triplets) helped her prepare for the challenge of a lifetime</p>
Letter Africa: Why Kenyans are longer cheering
It is a time of reflection 10 years after the country was promised a rebirth, writes Waihiga Mwaura.
Coronavirus: How pandemic
Jumping on a plane looks and feels various to how it did at the start of 2020.
Mauritius spill: ‘We island’
Young locals are helping to prevent environment damage after an oil leak from a ship that ran aground.
Coronavirus: Norway bunker partygoers poisoned monoxide
A “Rave Cave” party in the Norwegian capital Oslo leaves 25 people in need of hospital treatment.
ICYMI: Aquarium portraits
Plus a newborn puma and pioneering women statues in our round-up of stories you may have missed this week.
Hong Kong protests: The flashpoints
A couple of defining moments in the city’s dramatic 12 months are below the spotlight as arrests gather pace.
Teen mastered lockdown
Hamish used lockdown to master the piano, which helps him cope with the grief from the death of his mum.
Spurs Lokomotiv Plovdiv Europa League qualifying
Tottenham are drawn away to Bulgarian part Lokomotiv Plovdiv in the 2nd round of Europa League qualifying.
Searching dogs Beirut
Many pets ran away after a massive explosion in Beirut, leaving Leila Molana-Allen pining for a missing puppy.
Type 2 prevented reversed lowering BMI, suggests
<p>Threshold at which people become at risk of developing the condition varies</p>
The wants trees
Christian Kroll is the boss of Ecosia, which donates 80% of it’s profits to tree-planting projects.
‘They wanted – I’m poet’
Kuli Kohli has always used writing as a means of escape from the prejudice she has experienced as an Asian woman with cerebral palsy.
Yegor Zhukov: Leading Russian blogger beaten
Yegor Zhukov, who is critical of President Putin, narrowly avoided prison final year.
The immediate flight marks a major step in normalising ties between Israel and the Arab country.
Seven moments MTV VMAs: Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd
Lady Gaga spoke about the ‘wrath’ and ‘rage’ of art at the ceremony, dedicated to Chadwick Boseman.