Daily Update 25/06/2020


Rebecca Long Bailey has been sacked from her position as shadow education secretary after retweeting an article which critics alleged espoused anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. The article, an interview with the Mancunian actor Maxime Peake, has lead to controversy because in it Peake stated that American police had learned their tactics from “seminars with Israeli secret services”. 

Thousands of people have ignored social distancing guidelines in Bournemouth today, leading to packed beaches forcing the local council to declare a major incident. In Brixton, police were called to disperse a party and were met by resistance by locals who threw projectiles at officers, forcing them to retreat. 

The total death toll as a result of Coronavirus now stands at 43,230, an increase of 149 as of today.