The US death toll from coronavirus has passed 400,000 in the final hours in office for President Donald Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts a singular failure.
It comes as absolutely no surprise to me that Brazil’s prime minister Jair Bolsonaro has been confirmed as having coronavirus.
Minority staff and presenters at the BBC have been told by the corporation not to join in any form of protest supporting presenter Naga Munchetty, it is reported.
The BBC is facing a growing backlash over a decision to rebuke Naga Munchetty, with Sir Lenny Henry, Gina Yashere and Adrian Lester among the latest to criticise the corporation.
BBC bosses have said they are not impartial on racism after the decision to rebuke Naga Munchetty for criticising Donald Trump provoked a fierce backlash.
Kanye West has announced he is distancing himself from politics after being used to “spread messages [he] don’t believe in”.
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman broke down in tears while being interviewed on television about the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.