Dozens more controversial statues face being pulled down after councils vowed to review their monuments following a series of Black Lives Matter protests.
Two slave trader statues have been pulled down in recent days - one by campaigners at an anti-racism protest and another with the approval of a local authority following a petition.
Michel Barnier has warned Boris Johnson to stick to his promises as he warned there would not be a trade deal otherwise.
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator is playing hard ball with the Prime Minister ahead of a fourth round of trade talks this week as he insisted the prospect of a no-deal end to the transition period this year would be compounded by the impact of the Covid-19 crisis.
Today Donald Trump's America counts 100.000 deaths from the Covid-19 epidemic
That is more than Mr. Trump had projected toward the beginning of the public health crisis which he was handling with incredible lightness.
The Brazil of Mr. Trump's ideological bedfellow Bolsonaro in a very short time surpassed 20,000 deaths and is turning into the next great centre of the pandemic.
Millions of people in France and Spain were set to embrace a relaxation of stay-at-home rules on May 11, but Britain extended its lockdown as countries plot their way tentatively through the coronavirus crisis.
Fears of a second wave of the pandemic, which has killed more than 280,000 people worldwide and wrecked the global economy, stalked much of Europe and the world.