In the UK, senior government minister Michael Gove said he did not support the mandatory use of face masks in shops in England, and instead trusted people's good sense - but he added that tough measures could be taken if necessary
Scotland's first minister says she wouldn't shy away from requiring visitors from England to quarantine if necessary
From Monday, beauty salons, tattooists and tanning salons can reopen in England, although not all beauty treatments will be available
And in Wales, some pubs, cafes and restaurants will be able to reopen outdoors
Netanyahu pledges financial support to Israelis
Benjamin Netanyahu has
pledged immediate financial aid to Israelis whose livelihoods have been
devastated by the pandemic - after thousands took to the streets in Tel Aviv in
protest against what they say is economic hardship caused by the government’s
handling of the crisis.
The country’s prime
minister promised that financial help was on the way, starting with cash disbursement
of up to 7,500 shekels (£1,718) to the self-employed, AFP news agency reports.
“The button will be
pressed and the money will reach accounts in the coming days," Netanyahu said.
A broader aid package for workers and small
business owners was also announced.
A total of 362 people have died from Covid-19 in Israel, according to Johns Hopkins University data.
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Thousands of children at risk due to shortage of ventilator equipment
Shortages of ventilator equipment is putting thousands of seriously ill children in the UK at risk, a charity has warned.
Difficulties in accessing equipment has led to some parents being told to use their supplies for longer than previously recommended - sometimes for twice as long as usual.
Around 3,000 families with children who use ventilators are facing shortages of equipment such as bacterial filters and tubes which need regular replacement, WellChild, the national charity for sick children, said.
Dawn Lossau says she is facing a shortage of valves and circuits for the ventilator used by her daughter Maisie, 15.
"This is life and death for us and for lots of other families and it's not just about children, there are adults out there that will be facing the exact same thing," Lossau tells the PA news agency.
Kids' winning BFI films air on TV
Children from across the UK have submitted videos about their life in lockdown to a British Film Institute (BFI) competition.
Celebrity mentors were assigned to each winner to help fine-tune their videos.
Now their two-minute long TV shows are airing on national television.
'Unsavoury scenes' in Welsh capital as lockdown lifts
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Police in Cardiff have described "unsavoury scenes" on the first weekend of lockdown restrictions being eased in Wales.
Indian megastars don’t get bigger than the Bachchans – a family considered acting royalty not just in the subcontinent, but across the globe.
When news broke that 77-year-old Amitabh Bachchan had coronavirus, Indian TV channels began wall to wall coverage for a figure who is revered by billions.
Doctors in Mumbai say Bachchan and his son Abhishek have mild symptoms and are stable in hospital.
Abhishek’s wife, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, a former Miss World, has also tested positive along with the couple’s eight-year-old daughter. Both are at home.
The story has drawn attention to the wider challenges India faces. The country has the third highest number of coronavirus cases in the world - more than 850,000 people have been infected.
Watch Wimbledon classics in event's absence
The second Sunday of July would usually mean the men's singles final would be taking place at Wimbledon right about now.
But the tennis event was among many sporting occasions to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
With Wimbledon not happening, this year the BBC has been looking back over the greatest women's and men's finals over the years.
Do people need to be forced to wear face coverings?
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Guidance on face coverings has evolved over the last few months.
The key issue now is whether people will wear them without being forced to.
The Scottish government is worried they won't - and so has told people they have to wear one in shops.
On Friday, Boris Johnson appeared for the first time in public in a covering and hinted that stricter rules were coming in England.
But now senior minister Michael Gove seems to be saying something different - that we should trust the common sense of shoppers.
My sources are keen to point out Mr Gove also said the government would take more action when necessary - so mandatory face coverings in England aren't off the table. His comments are also in line with the policy as it stands just now.
But at a time when public messaging is crucial, some believe the government view on whether or not stronger action is needed isn't clear.