Edinburgh — If this summer was supposed to offer hope that coronavirus was under control in Europe, spikes in cases across the continent and ensuing travel chaos have given governments a worrying reality check.
London — Britain’s economy shrank by a record 20.4% in the second quarter when the coronavirus lockdown was tightest, the most severe contraction reported by any major economy so far, with a wave of job losses set to hit later in 2020.
London — The UK suffered more than any major European economy during the coronavirus lockdowns, raising questions over the government’s handling of the pandemic and putting it under renewed pressure to deliver a recovery.
August 4 — A woman struggles with an umbrella in Times Square as the city feels the effects of tropical storm Isaias in Manhattan, New York. At least four people died and 2.8-million were left without electricity in the wake of the storm.