First UK airport coronavirus testing begins

PASSENGERS flying from Heathrow to Hong Kong and Italy on Tuesday will be the first to have the option of paying for a rapid Covid test before checking in. The…

Italy tightens rules after coronavirus cases surge

ITALY has announced a new raft of measures to tighten restrictions amid a surge in coronavirus cases. A mask-wearing PM Giuseppe Conte said the measures were needed “to avoid a…

British Airways’ boss replaced amid industry’s ‘worst crisis’

British Airways has announced it is replacing its chief executive Alex Cruz as the airline navigates “the worst crisis” facing its industry. MR Cruz, who has been with BA since…

BBC boss ‘prepared to fire presenters who break impartiality rules on social media’

BBC Director General Tim Davie has said he would be prepared to sack presenters who make major breaches of impartiality guidelines on social media. Mr Davie, who became DG earlier…

Uefa to keep five substitutions rule until end of season

Teams will be allowed to make up to five substitutions in Uefa competitions until the end of the 2020-21 season. The rule change was proposed by FIFA because of congested…

EU to reveal mandatory rules on migration

THE European Union (EU) is set to detail new, mandatory measures on managing migration, which has challenged the unity of the bloc for several years. The German-backed migration pact is…

Engagement and re-engagement drive still on track: Minister SB Moyo

By ZBC Reporter THE country’s engagement and re-engagement with the regional and international community are on track despite disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Government’s drive to bolster ties with…

Liverpool agree £25m deal for Bayern Munich midfielder

Liverpool has agreed on a deal to sign midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich for at least £20m, plus £5m in add-ons, on a four-year contract. Thiago, 29, joined the…

Greek police move migrants to new camp after Moria fire

POLICE on the Greek island of Lesbos are moving thousands of migrants and refugees from the fire-gutted Moria camp to a new tent city nearby. Seventy female officers in protective…

Greece arrests five over Lesbos migrant camp blaze

GREEK police have arrested five migrants over the fire in Lesbos which destroyed an overcrowded migrant camp last week, a Greek Minister says. The five are young foreign nationals and…