As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, people are looking for ways they can protect themselves. While some worry about their own health, others are more focused on preventing others from infection. Cloth facial coverings are now ubiquitous in many parts of the country, reports Huffpost. However, clear plastic face shields have been slower to catch on with the public. Google Trends data shows a large spike in searches for the term “face shields” over the last two months.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S. trade deal. Adam Reed reports.