Coronavirus has infected more than 13.8 million people, of whom over 8 million have recovered and some 589,000 have died. Here are the updates for July 16:
Ministers ordered schools and non-essential shops to close and postponed the planned reopening of pubs in the central English city of Leicester after an alarming spike in cases of Covid-19.
Arsenal Head coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing the club to close its training complex and put the entire first-team in self-isolation.
Liverpool stretched their Premier League lead to 13 points by outclassing second-placed Leicester in a 4-0 win on Boxing Day as Manchester United and Tottenham cut the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea.
With long-serving captain Vincent Company's stunning goal, Manchester City stands on for the Premier League title.
Gordon Banks, who played in every game of the 1966 campaign on home soil, is probably best known for a wonder save he produced to deny Brazilian great Pele in the 1970 World Cup.
Leicester City players attended the funeral for club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, killed in a helicopter crash a week ago, at a Bangkok temple on Sunday on the second day of a ceremony due to last one week.
English football club Leicester City says Thai owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who died when a helicopter crashed next to the stadium.
The helicopter belonging to Leicester City's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in the club's car park following Saturday's Premier League game against West Ham. Srivaddhanaprabha's condition is unknown.
A three-day appeal hearing starts in London in which Uber is bidding to revoke a decision stripping it of its licence to operate in London, the heart of Uber's biggest foreign market.
Leicester City sacks Claudio Ranieri as manager nine months after he guided the team to a fairy tale championship in the English Premier League.
Arsenal joined Manchester City at the top of the Premier League on Saturday after leaders City suffered another afternoon of woes.
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