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The media in England revealed COVID-19 nine factory workers BMW

Coronavirus was detected in nine factory workers German car manufacturer BMW in England, the company said it "is closely monitoring the situation," the newspaper reports the Oxford Mail.

Cases COVID-19 was recorded in one week, located in the district of Cowley in Oxford BMW plant specializing in the production of the car brand Mini.

UK Leicester tightened the quarantine for COVID-19

Quarantine due to the outbreak of coronavirus tightened in city of Leicester in Central England, announced on Monday evening the Minister of health of great Britain Matt Hancock.

The population of Leicester is about 350 thousand people (along with the surrounding area - more than 500 thousand).

In the Saratov Museum told about the preparation for the celebration of its 135 th anniversary

Saratov state art Museum named after Radishchev will combine the celebration of its 135th anniversary with the 150-year anniversary of the outstanding Russian artist Victor Borisov-Musatov, an exhibition of his paintings will be a key event of the celebrations, told RIA Novosti the General Director of the institution Ludmila Kalinina.

Art Museum named after Radishchev is among the oldest museums of Russia and is the first public Museum in the province. The Museum was opened in Saratov on June 29, 1885 by the Russian landscape artist Alexei Bogolyubov, who named it in honor of his grandfather - the author of the book "Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow" by Alexander Radishchev. The Museum has postponed the celebration of the anniversary of September due to the restrictive measures related to the threat of the spread of coronavirus.

The historian spoke about the relations of Germany with England in the 1930-ies

The Deputy führer of the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler's Nazi party, Rudolf Hess was the main initiator of the establishment of secret contacts with Germany, Britain in the mid 1930-ies, evidenced by archival materials, said in an interview with RIA Novosti historian of special services, doctor of philosophical Sciences Vladimir Makarov.

Hess on 10 may 1941, alone, he flew from Germany to the UK. Documents about this event, considered one of the main mysteries of the Second world war, London is still not declassified in full. However, professional historians agree that Hess wanted to convince the British to conclude peace with Germany before the attack on the USSR. In 1946, during the Nuremberg trials, Hess was sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served in Berlin's Spandau prison. He died on 17 August 1987 at the age of 93 years.

The historian said that Hitler wanted to offer England before the war with the Soviet Union

Germany before the attack on the USSR in 1941, there was Hitler's Deputy in the Nazi party Rudolf Hess to offer Britain a number of conditions for further peaceful postwar cooperation, including to support the preservation of England the status of a world power in exchange for British supplies of raw materials to the Third Reich, said in an interview with RIA Novosti historian of special services, doctor of philosophical Sciences Vladimir Makarov.

Hess on 10 may 1941, alone, he flew from Germany to the UK. Documents about this event, considered one of the main mysteries of the Second world war, London is still not declassified in full. However, professional historians agree that Hess wanted to convince the British to conclude peace with Germany before the attack on the USSR. In 1946, during the Nuremberg trials, Hess was sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served in Berlin's Spandau prison. He died on 17 August 1987 at the age of 93 years.

In the UK, renamed named in honor of the slaver area

Square in the British city of Plymouth, named in honor of a sailor, merchant and slaver of the XVI century, sir John Hawkins, renamed in honor of the dark-skinned football club Plymouth Argyle Jack Leslie (1901-1988), who because of prejudice was denied the opportunity to play for England, reported the Daily Mail.

According to the publication, a petition supported by more than five hundred people. The leader of the city Council of Plymouth, Tudor Evans said, as reported by the publication that we are not talking about trying to "rewrite history".

The second wave COVID-19 in Britain will be much stronger, said scientists

The second wave of coronavirus is almost 2.5 times stronger than the first if the British authorities will fully resume the work of schools and do not impose a system of mass testing and contact tracing of people, according to the report from the London school of hygiene and tropical diseases (LSHTM).

March 23, Britain has quarantined due to pandemic COVID-19. Since the beginning of June, the government eased the restrictions: he opened some classes in primary schools plan gradually to allow the shops and restaurants that have the ability to place tables on the street, and also to resume sporting events, but without spectators in the stands. In the whole country quarantine measures remain: residents encouraged to continue the work of the house, not to gather in groups more than six persons, not to use without the need for public transport and to comply with the social distance of two meters.

In Britain allowed the citizens, since March, observing self-isolation

The British government allowed walk more than two million citizens, forced to follow a strict self-isolation because of the increased risk of Contracting coronavirus, said the Minister of construction and local government, Robert Jenrick.

Immediately after the introduction of the country's quarantine 23 March, the government ordered the most vulnerable category of citizens to move to isolation - no contact with people not to go outside, to move into a separate room of the house not shared with family members kitchen and bathroom. Such people in Britain, more than 2.2 million, all of them were sent official notification. Among the vulnerable are, in particular, those who have or had certain cancers who have undergone organ transplant, people with diabetes, autoimmune disorders, those undergoing treatment with immunosuppressive drugs. For these people, infection with coronavirus will result in extremely severe or lethal consequences.

The court in absentia arrested the former head of Nizhny Novgorod, Solonenko

The former head of Nizhny Novgorod Elizabeth Solonenko living in England, in absentia, arrested for 2 months on charges of accepting bribes amounting to more than 79,5 million rubles, told RIA Novosti the head of the United press service of the General courts of Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Lazarev.

"The twenty-ninth of may in the Moscow district court of Nizhny Novgorod has received the petition for remand in custody to Elizabeth of Solonenko, accused under part 6 of article 290 of the criminal code (bribery). The investigation found that between 2013 and 2018, Solonenko received from Nizhny Novgorod companies in the total of 6 cash rewards totaling 79 572 102 of the ruble," - said Lazarev.