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George Pell: Court quashes cardinal’s sexual abuse convictions

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cardinal George Pell has had his child sexual abuse convictions overturned Cardinal George Pell will be freed from jail after Australia’s highest court overturned his convictions for child sexual abuse. The ex-Vatican treasurer, 78, had been the most senior Catholic figure ever jailed for …

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Coronavirus: Spanish deaths fall for fourth consecutive day

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The fall comes after a peak last Thursday, when 950 people died with the virus Spain has seen its daily number of coronavirus deaths fall for a fourth consecutive day, bolstering hopes the country is passing the outbreak’s peak. Monday’s increase of 637 deaths means …

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UK PM admitted to hospital over virus symptoms

Image caption The PM took part in the clap for carers on Thursday outside No 11 Downing Street Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus, Downing Street has said. He was taken to a London hospital on Sunday evening …

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Coronavirus: Confirmed global cases pass one million

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Healthcare services around the world have been overwhelmed by the pandemic More than a million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University – another grim milestone as the world grapples with the spreading pandemic. More …

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