The body of a man thought to be an asylum seeker, who may have been attempting to reach the Kent Coast in the UK, was discovered on a beach just outside Calais, northern France, according to French authorities.
An Indian scientific panel said the onset of winter and upcoming festivals could lead to a significant rise of up to 2.6 million coronavirus cases a month in the country if the rules in place to check the spread of the disease are relaxed.
Sunil N. is desperate. The polyglot tour guide from Sri Lanka used to show visitors from Germany and elsewhere around his island. But previous crises have hurt the tourist industry, and the coronavirus pandemic now means he has no source of income. "We are skipping meals," he told Deutsche Welle by email.
A divided world has failed to rise to the challenge of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said and warned concerted action was needed to prevent millions of people being pushed into poverty and hunger.
Migrants in England who need National Health Service (NHS) care are being denied treatment for an average of 37 weeks, despite suffering from conditions such as cancer, heart problems or kidney failure, according to research.