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Coronavirus live news: Ireland faces six more weeks of lockdown, say reports; Japan insists Olympics are ‘on track’

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Irish government said to be considering extension of regulations; Japan says ‘no truth’ to reports about the possible cancellation of the Tokyo Games

10.56am GMT

Police in London have broken up a wedding with almost 400 guests in a “completely unacceptable breach” of Covid lockdown rules which only allow six people to attend.

Under strict measures introduced at the start of the year, weddings are currently only supposed to take place under “exceptional circumstances”, but officers found hundreds of people when they were alerted to a gathering inside a school in Stamford Hill, north London,

10.43am GMT

Remy Julienne, a stuntman who worked on six James Bond films as well as the 1969 classic “The Italian Job”, has died from Covid-19 aged 90.

A veteran of more than 1,400 films and TV commercials as an actor or stunt coordinator, Julienne had been in intensive care in a hospital in his home town of Montargis in central France since early January.

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