France and Islam on collision course as Emmanuel Macron says republic’s laws must be supreme | World News

Emmanuel Macron is the focus of intense protests and criticism across the Muslim world. At the heart of the controversy is a clash between secular and religious values, but there … Read More

Fake news spread on WhatsApp to Indian Americans plays stealth role in US election

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, US/ OAKLAND: New Jersey tech entrepreneur Arun Bantval is US presidential candidate Joe Biden’s top fake-news watchdog on messaging service WhatsApp about the Democrat and his Indian American … Read More

Coronavirus: Weather bulletins should feature COVID infection rates to curb pandemic, some experts say | UK News

Experts and a cross-party group of MPs are backing a plan to have daily coronavirus figures read out with weather reports as part of a scheme to help curb the … Read More

Australia condemns Qatari authorities over ‘grossly disturbing’ strip-searches | World News

Australia has condemned Qatari authorities over “grossly disturbing” reports that women were subjected to invasive strip-searches before a flight from Doha to Sydney. The women, including 13 Australians, were searched … Read More

Coronavirus: Poland’s president tests positive for COVID-19 as new cases in the country hit a record high | World News

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for COVID-19. His spokesperson Blazej Spychalski tweeted that the conservative leader received the result after taking a test on Friday. Mr Spychalski says … Read More

Coronavirus: Falling rates in university areas could be hiding a wider outbreak in cities, analysis shows | Science & Tech News

Falling rates of COVID-19 among students could be masking an underlying epidemic, research by Sky News has revealed. The Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham said this week that Tier 3 … Read More

Coronavirus: People told to self-isolate stopped from claiming £500 grant by flaw in contact tracing app | UK News

People told to isolate by the contact-tracing app are not able to claim government financial support, Sky News has learned, raising fears that low-paid workers will be forced to choose … Read More

Coronavirus: France considers extending COVID state of emergency until mid-February | World News

France’s government is considering extending its state of emergency until 16 February next year. Government spokesperson Gabriel Attal also said several more regions of the country will enter red-alert status, … Read More

Coronavirus: Ireland considers going back into full national lockdown for six weeks | World News

Ireland’s government is considering going back into a full national lockdown for six weeks, Sky News understands. The lockdown, which would put the country on it’s highest coronavirus alert level … Read More