Coronavirus live news: Italy records lowest daily increase in deaths in a week as known global cases pass 900,000

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Germany and Italy extend lockdowns; Spain cases pass 100,000; known global cases pass 900,000; record daily fatalities in UK

Dozens of Britons who were on a quarantined Tui cruise ship have returned to the UK, the country’s foreign secretary says.

International cooperation during #COVID19 is vital. After close work between , & @TUIUK 46 Britons from Marella Explorer 2 landed in UK tonight after helped 141 Mexicans return home. Spoke to @M_Ebrard to thank him & discuss importance of keeping air routes open

The Scottish parliament has voted to ban the practice of moor burning in preparation for grouse shooting during the lockdown, after Scottish Greens said there “cannot be business as usual for the lairds and lockdown for the rest of us”.

Scottish Green MSP Andy Wightman witnesses had tweeted pictures of the practice continuing throughout Scotland, even after landowners were told to stop by Scottish Land and Estates.

It is absurd that while the country is told to stay at home, with sporting and cultural events cancelled and businesses compelled to close, some landowners have proceeded to inflict environmental damage on their land in the expectation that a privileged few will still be able to go and shoot birds for a hobby

Related: UK landowners told to stop burning moorland after Yorkshire blaze

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