Lockdown easing is unlikely to provide much-anticipated relief to the UK travel industry as the government is introducing a 14-day quarantine for all entering the country by plane, ferry, or train. British aviation and travel experts have weighed up how the new initiative will affect the country's hopes for economic revival.
At the moment, there are at least 6.3 million infected with COVID-19 worldwide, while the global death toll has now reached 380,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. The United States remains the worst-hit country with over 1.8 million cases, while Brazil is next with at least 555,000 infected.
Over 20 US states have activated the National Guard to stop the ongoing violent protests that hit the country a week ago after the police killing of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis.
After protests over George Floyd's death escalated into violent riots in New York, police presence in the city was doubled, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo, and a curfew was imposed to curb the unrest.
US President Donald Trump has argued that the violent rallies across the US, which include violence, looting, and pillaging are being led by Antifa, and pledged to designate it as a terrorist organisation, making it illegal on US soil.
Excluding a large chunk of foreign-born students from the scholastic PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) test in violation of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's regulation allowed Sweden to perform better than the average, a report has found.
On 29 May, Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer filmed kneeling on the neck of Minnesota resident George Floyd, was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Prior to that, all four officers involved in the incident had been fired for their handling of the fatal arrest, but the remaining three had not been charged.
The first B-21 is already reportedly under construction, with the stealth bomber’s maiden flight expected in December 2021.