Rishi Sunak, the British chancellor, is set to unveil a £2bn scheme to help tackle youth unemployment by subsidising work placements tomorrow in his coronavirus recovery package.
Earlier today, Boris Johnson refused to apologise after he suggested "too many" care homes did not properly follow procedures during the coronavirus pandemic. His comments have sparked outrage, with Keir Starmer branding them "shameful".
The number of deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK remains a little over 55,000, according to the latest available data from the Office for National Statistics.
Meanwhile, Brazil's president - who has downplayed the dangers of the virus and opposed local lockdowns in his country - says he has tested positive for the virus. He would join a handful of other national leaders, including the UK prime minister and the Honduran president, to have contracted the disease.
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