Julian Assange Says He "Hears Voices" In Prison: Psychiatrist
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange complained of hearing imaginary voices and music while detained in a high-security British prison, a psychiatrist who has interviewed him told his extradition hearing on Tuesday.
Shutting pubs and restaurants at 10pm 'could lead to surge in house parties'
The chief executive of Shepherd Neame, Jonathan Neame, says the government’s new restrictions will cause “biblical” levels of redundancies and that its curfew is based, not on evidence, but “a basic prejudice that people after 10pm are too drunk to look after themselves."
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson urges Britons to 'summon the discipline' to avoid second lockdown
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Britons to "summon the discipline and the resolve" to avoid a second national lockdown after warning there have been "too many breaches" of coronavirus rules.
David Moyes and two West Ham players test positive for Covid-19
West Ham United manager David Moyes and two of the club's players have tested positive for Covid-19.
Toilet roll sales rise by more than a fifth amid new UK Covid-19 restrictions
Sales of toilet rolls have soared by 23% over the past week, and manufacturers are preparing for further increases in consumer demand following the introduction of fresh coronavirus restrictions across most of the UK.
Facebook says it may quit Europe over ban on sharing data with US
Facebook has warned that it may pull out of Europe if the Irish data protection commissioner enforces a ban on sharing data with the US, after a landmark ruling by the European court of justice found in July that there were insufficient safeguards against snooping by US intelligence agencies.
Coronavirus: UK records 4,926 new cases - highest daily figure in four months
Another 4,926 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK - the highest daily figure since 7 May.
Bank of England plays down use of negative interest rates to aid recovery
Andrew Bailey has cooled expectations that the Bank of England will deploy negative interest rates in the immediate future, despite the sharp rise in coronavirus infections weighing on Britain’s economic recovery.
Germany tells Britain to 'stop the games', time running out for deal
Senior EU and British officials will hold urgent talks next week on the Brexit withdrawal agreement, which has been threatened by London's attempt to override parts of the treaty, Brussels said today.
Leyton Orient v Tottenham: Carabao Cup tie called off after positive coronavirus tests
Tuesday's Carabao Cup tie between Leyton Orient and Tottenham Hotspur has been called off because a number of O's players have coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Why business leaders are angry at the latest restrictions
It is possible to detect growing dismay and anger among business leaders at how Boris Johnson's government is handling the pandemic.