Northern Ireland has increased penalties for violating coronavirus rules and wearing face coverings in multiple locations as the region's decentralized government grapples with severe infections and a sharp recession following the lockdown.
France has moved four more cities to a federal state "Maximum alarm" against the pandemic, closing bars and imposing strict rules in restaurants as cases rise and hospitals come under increasing pressure.
Florida reported its largest one-day increase in cases in nearly a month on Thursday and the largest increase in deaths in just over a week. Another 3,306 people in the state tested positive in the past 24 hours.
Newcastle University numbers showed 1,003 students plus 12 university staffhave tested positive for Covid-19 in the past seven days. Northumbria University announced shortly after that it had 619 new cases of students with Covid.
The Czech Republic and Poland both announced new restrictions stop the spread of the coronavirus on Thursday as the pandemic continues to rage in Central Europe.
The UK's National Trust, a non-profit organization that operates mansions, gardens and historic sites, is planning to do so almost 1,300 jobs cut when the effects of the coronavirus crisis hit "almost every aspect" of his income.
Portugal's daily cases have exceeded 1,000 for the first time reached 1,278 in the last 24 hours since April. Health officials said Thursday that 10 Covid-19 patients died over the same period, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus in the country to 2,050.
First registrations for US unemployment benefits declined slightly last week but remained elevated at 840,000, underscoring the sluggish improvement in the labor market, which is recovering amid the pandemic.
The number of people in England who tested positive for coronavirus rose 56 percent in the last week for which data is available, while fewer than seven in ten people who have been in contact with them reached out and themselves should isolate.
Americans' appetite for Big Macs when driving through has helped McDonalds sales are recovering In the US, however, increased reliance on dine-in and pedestrian traffic in other markets hurt overseas revenues.
A court kicked Spanish out Restrictions on entering and leaving MadridTo deal a blow to Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and to wreak havoc on his government's strategy in the country's coronavirus hotspot.