Sunbathers wear face masks on a beach in Galicia – Getty It’s a nervous time for holidaymakers headed for Spain, with localised lockdowns in Catalonia and Aragon and nearly 1,000 new cases reported in the country yesterday, including a rise in infections in Malaga. France is considering closing its border […]

Photograph: Angel Colmenares/EPA While the crystal-encrusted New Year’s Eve ball will drop in Times Square at midnight on 31 December, its descent will diverge from tradition: this sparkling, 12-foot sphere will be greeted by empty streets due to Covid-19, and not hundreds of thousands of revelers. New York City authorities […]

Coronavirus Article Bar with counter Boris Johnson has cancelled Christmas for millions of people across London and south-east England after scientists said that a new coronavirus variant is spreading more rapidly. The Prime Minister announced that from Sunday areas in the South East currently in Tier 3 will be moved into […]