Sport Zlatan Ibrahimovic: COVID had the courage to challenge me...bad idea!
North East lockdown: 10pm curfew for bars and pubs and ban on household mixing
New local restrictions are being introduced in northeast England - including a 10pm curfew for bars and pubs and a ban on people mixing with others outside their household. Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the measures in a statement to the House of Commons on Thursday morning after the government's talks with North East councils and local MPs.They will come into force from Friday in Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, Sunderland and County Durham.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic showed his sense of humour remains intact after taking to social media to respond to the news of his positive coronavirus test.
Milan confirmed on Thursday the veteran striker had returned a positive result following a second round of swab testing ahead of the Europa League third-round qualifying tie with Bodo/Glimt at San Siro.
The Rossoneri immediately notified the relevant authorities and Ibrahimovic is now quarantining at home.
Shamrock Rovers 0-2 Milan: Ibrahimovic and Calhanoglu seal Rossoneri's progress
Goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Hakan Calhanoglu ensured Milan beat Shamrock Rovers 2-0 to reach the Europa League third qualifying round.The veteran striker scored 11 times in 20 appearances after signing a short-term deal with the Rossoneri last term and he looked sharp in his first competitive outing for this campaign in Dublin.
And the Sweden great provided a typically witty message in response to the news, while giving a friendly warning to the virus.
"I tested negative to Covid yesterday and positive today. No symptoms what so ever," he wrote on Twitter.
"Covid had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea."
Ibrahimovic returned to Milan in January, scoring 10 goals in 18 Serie A appearances as Stefano Pioli's men finished sixth.
On Monday, Ibrahimovic scored twice as Milan started their new league campaign with a 2-0 triumph over Bologna.
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Greggs warns of tough times for 'foreseeable future' as it plans cuts .
Greggs has warned that trading will remain "below normal for the foreseeable future" as it plans cost-cutting measures that could see jobs go. The high street bakery chain said sales were recovering but were still almost 25% below last year's levels in recent weeks, following an even tougher August.It confirmed that it had launched a consultation with employee and union representatives, first revealed earlier this month, but would seek "minimise the risk of job losses" by instead reducing hours in shops. Coventry, UK - November 3, 2018: Greggs is the largest bakery chain in the United Kingdom.