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Crisis in The Sahel Becoming France’s Forever War18m Crisis in The Sahel Becoming France’s Forever War
Riding along with French troops hunting Islamist militants in France’s unwinnable West African war.
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Stranded Britons face paying up to £40,000 for flight home during coronavirus lockdown28m Updated Stranded Britons face paying up to £40,000 for flight home during coronavirus lockdown
Marine engineer Tim Johnson, 30, from Norwich, says flights from Auckland, New Zealand - where he is currently stranded with his wife Nikki - cost between £15,000 and £40,096.
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Coronavirus live news: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut told to halt non-essential travel29m Updated Coronavirus live news: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut told to halt non-essential travel
Centers for Disease Control advice after president backed away from sealing state borders; worldwide deaths pass 30,000 with a third in Italy
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Drops Idea of Quarantining New York Region42m Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Drops Idea of Quarantining New York Region
India’s abrupt nationwide lockdown left hundreds of thousands of laborers homeless and prompted one of the largest migrations in the country’s modern history.
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Landlords are set to be BANNED from evicting their tenants under tough new coronavirus restrictions 50m Landlords are set to be BANNED from evicting their tenants under tough new coronavirus restrictions 
Renters will be offered a moratorium on evictions, in a bid to deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Australians are banned from holding social gatherings of more than TWO people 51m Updated Australians are banned from holding social gatherings of more than TWO people 
Scott Morrison has effectively banned gatherings of more than two people across Australia to slow the spread of coronavirus.
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Mill building collapses as massive early morning blaze rips through businesses53m Mill building collapses as massive early morning blaze rips through businesses
Firefighters were called to Morton Mill in Failsworth, Greater Manchester at 5.22am to tackle the blaze which was believed to have started over an hour before.
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2016 Government pandemic exercise revealed NHS shortages and lack of protective equipment54m 2016 Government pandemic exercise revealed NHS shortages and lack of protective equipment
In October 2016, epidemiologists from Imperial College London told Government ministers what Britain would look like seven weeks into a pandemic.
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Abandoned fox Rosie makes an unlikely duo with Maddy the dog54m Abandoned fox Rosie makes an unlikely duo with Maddy the dog
The fox has bonded with Maddy, a Lakeland Patterdale cross, at the home of Richard Bowler in the Berwyn mountains near Corwen, North Wales.
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Michael Gove says coronavirus tests have FINALLY hit 10,000 a day57m Michael Gove says coronavirus tests have FINALLY hit 10,000 a day
Amid mounting criticism, Michael Gove insisted the government was 'very concerned' about the growing death toll and was doing 'all that we can' to 'accelerate' the numbers of tests.
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Police name woman found dead in Plaistow churchyard1h 2m Police name woman found dead in Plaistow churchyard
Kelly Stewart, 41, from east London, died from impact injuries to the head A woman found dead in the grounds of a Baptist church in east London died from head injuries, police have said. The woman, named as 41-year-old Kelly Stewart, was declared dead at the scene in Barking Road, Plaistow,
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1h 9m Close up footage of Arkansas tornado
An active weather front brings a rapid developing and destructive tornado to Arkansas
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More than 1.6million people in England could already be infected with coronavirus1h 34m Updated More than 1.6million people in England could already be infected with coronavirus
Edge Health, a UK health data analysis company, revealed that while the official figure stood at 10,000 coronavirus cases on March 26, an estimated true figure for infections in the UK was 1,614,505.
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Coronavirus: Australian travellers complain about their five-star quarantine hotels1h 36m Updated Coronavirus: Australian travellers complain about their five-star quarantine hotels
Thousands of people flying into Australia have been shuttled to makeshift quarantine facilities as the government turns to law-and-order to fight coronavirus.
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Senior health chief warns Britons might need to say on lockdown until June1h 36m Updated Senior health chief warns Britons might need to say on lockdown until June
Some senior government figures have suggested that coronavirus could peak in April. But Professor Neil Ferguson said Britons will need to stay indoors for a full three months.
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US coronavirus: Map shows how eight strains of raced around the world1h 36m Updated US coronavirus: Map shows how eight strains of raced around the world
Researchers say the virus appears to mutate very slowly, with only tiny differences between the different strains, and that none of the strains of the virus is more deadly than another.
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Two-thirds of Britons want Brexit trade talks delay amid coronavirus - poll1h 38m Two-thirds of Britons want Brexit trade talks delay amid coronavirus - poll
The UK and EU have been trying to thrash out their future relationship, with the transition due to end in December. But the PM and his Brexit envoy David Frost (pictured) have coronavirus symptoms.
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Exploding the myths behind K-pop1h 48m Exploding the myths behind K-pop
Bright and irresistible, K-pop provides the beat to South Korea’s youth culture. But behind the perfect smiles and dance routines are tales of sexism and abuse As students wait outside an exam room in Seoul’s affluent Gangnam district, the air is tense. A girl in a school uniform rocks a guitar back and forth in her hands next to a boy who stares nervously into his fringe. Another girl sitting on a nearby bench adjusts her crop top. But in a neighbourhood filled with English and maths crammers
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1h 52m Pick your favourite tournament memories - which clips do you want to see?
As the International Cricket Council opens up its video archive from global tournaments, we want you to pick your favourite memories.
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Hospitals outside London face FOUR DAY wait for coronavirus test results2h Updated Hospitals outside London face FOUR DAY wait for coronavirus test results
Results in London can come through as quickly as 24 hours from the time of testing. But a Cambridge University Hospitals consultant said results came through in three to four days there.
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Met Police Federation wants parents to be fined if teenage children breach coronavirus lockdown2h Updated Met Police Federation wants parents to be fined if teenage children breach coronavirus lockdown
Ken Marsh, Metropolitan Federation chief, which represents 30,000 officers in London, said police cannot enforce government lockdown advice on teens who refuse to go home.
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US awol from world stage as China tries on global leadership for size2h US awol from world stage as China tries on global leadership for size
Mike Pompeo labelling the virus ‘Chinese’ has added to lack of international cooperation
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Spain suffers its worst day for coronavirus deaths with 832 in space of 24 hours2h Updated Spain suffers its worst day for coronavirus deaths with 832 in space of 24 hours
The ban on a range of work activities in Spain - which were allowed in the first two weeks after a state of emergency was introduced - will start on Monday and last until April 9.
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2h Camaraderie, confrontation & characters – life inside the dressing room
The dressing room is football's inner sanctum but little is known about what goes on there. BBC Sport hears from players who have experienced the good - and the bad.
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Coronavirus has left Jurassic World and The Little Mermaid movie sets shut down2h Updated Coronavirus has left Jurassic World and The Little Mermaid movie sets shut down
Aerial photos show elaborate film sets for Jurassic World and The Little Mermaid at Pinewood Studios empty (pictured) after Britain was plunged into the coronavirus lockdown.
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Elderly Geraldton man is charged with breaching coronavirus self-quarantine2h Elderly Geraldton man is charged with breaching coronavirus self-quarantine
A 73-year-old man has been charged with breaching coronavirus self-quarantine after talking to his neighbours in close proximity and riding his bicycle to the nearby shops. 
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US coronavirus: Trump will NOT qurantine the Tri-state area2h Updated US coronavirus: Trump will NOT qurantine the Tri-state area
'If you start walling off areas all across the country it would just be totally bizarre, counter-productive, anti-American, anti-social,' said Cuomo in an interview with CNN on Saturday.
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Candace Bushnell: ‘It seems like every generation has to relearn feminism’2h Candace Bushnell: ‘It seems like every generation has to relearn feminism’
The Sex and the City author has written her first ‘overtly feminist’ novel which details her own experiences of inappropriate male behaviour She is famous for putting the sex lives of women firmly centre stage. Now, Candace Bushnell,
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We Ugandans are used to lockdowns and poor healthcare. But we’re terrified2h We Ugandans are used to lockdowns and poor healthcare. But we’re terrified
Coronavirus has given President Yoweri Museveni an opportunity to further clamp down on freedoms
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This is where rich Americans are buying out entire hotels while they wait out their quarantine 2h Updated This is where rich Americans are buying out entire hotels while they wait out their quarantine 
Several hotel and inns across the country are offering unique packages for families willing to spend top dollar in order to keep their loved ones safe during the pandemic.
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2h Match of the Day: Top 10 - how you ranked greatest Premier League goalscorers
A monster, a hybrid, a raw phenomenon - but who is the Premier League's greatest goalscorer?
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Geraldton elderly man is charged with breaching coronavirus self-quarantine3h Geraldton elderly man is charged with breaching coronavirus self-quarantine
A 73-year-old man has been charged with breaching coronavirus self-quarantine after talking to his neighbours in close proximity and riding his bicycle to the nearby shops. 
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Steeple of historic church collapses after firefighters battle four-alarm fire in Baltimore 3h Updated Steeple of historic church collapses after firefighters battle four-alarm fire in Baltimore 
Baltimore City firefighters responded to the Urban Bible Fellowship Church on the 1200 block of East Eager Street in East Baltimore at around 9.30am on Saturday.
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Chicks sell out in US as people stress buy for comfort and food source during coronavirus pandemic3h Updated Chicks sell out in US as people stress buy for comfort and food source during coronavirus pandemic
Chicken hatcheries and feed stores including New York's Hackett Farm Supply (pictured) are selling out of chicks as people buy them for food sources and comfort amid coronavirus pandemic.
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Medical experts say people should wear surgical masks, despite shortage for medical professionals3h Updated Medical experts say people should wear surgical masks, despite shortage for medical professionals
Some health officials are urging more people to wear masks, contradicting previous guidance from the U.S. Surgeon General
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New Orleans streets empty as tourists stay away leaving rats to swarm the city3h Updated New Orleans streets empty as tourists stay away leaving rats to swarm the city
Rats are becoming a problem in New Orleans as restaurants remain empty. With no people around, no scraps are being dropped, eliminating a food source allowing them to take to the streets.
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Detainees in US immigration jails living in fear as coronavirus spreads3h Detainees in US immigration jails living in fear as coronavirus spreads
Recordings obtained by Guardian reveal people in Ice centers in the south concerned they are not being properly cared for Detainees at immigration detention centers across the American south have alleged heavy-handed crackdowns amid increasing panic and protest over the coronavirus pandemic, according to advocates and recordings of detainees obtained by the Guardian. A number of detainees have expressed concern they are not being properly cared for in packed detention centers. Former senior immigration officials and attorneys have
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New York dad locks son out of family home after the 21-year-old returns from spring break partying3h Updated New York dad locks son out of family home after the 21-year-old returns from spring break partying
Matt Levine, 21 (inset), is not being allowed back into the family home by his dad, Peter Levine, 52 (main), after he partied in South Padre Island, Texas, on spring break amidst rising coronavirus fears.
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Californians wonder how bad coronavirus outbreak will get3h Californians wonder how bad coronavirus outbreak will get
Two months after the first case was confirmed there, California has 4,643 confirmed cases, second only to the the U.S. epicenter in New York, of which 923 are untraceable community spread.
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3h You know your K-pop stars. Now meet the American producers and songwriters behind them
Yes, South Korea is tiny. The entire country, plus its northern neighbor, could fit inside Lake Michigan. But within that small country, something revolutionary was born that has taken the world by storm -- Korean pop, aka K-pop.
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Mom-of-four dumps husband for pole dancer she met in online game Second Life3h Updated Mom-of-four dumps husband for pole dancer she met in online game Second Life
Three years ago, mom-of-four Kelly Sexton, 41, of Aylesham, Kent, told her husband she wanted a divorce within days of meeting Nick Von Asten, 30, of Wisconsin, in Second Life.
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Rhode Island cracks down on New Yorkers: National Guard soldiers force visitors into quarantine3h Updated Rhode Island cracks down on New Yorkers: National Guard soldiers force visitors into quarantine
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday blasted Rhode Island after the state forced visitors fleeing the coronavirus epicenter into a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
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The future is in our hands: drive to save traditional skills3h The future is in our hands: drive to save traditional skills
A new campaign hopes to revive ‘critically endangered’ ancient techniques Clay pipe making, wainwrighting, tanning and making spinning wheels – all are skills of the past that can offer us a sustainable future. This is the message behind a drive, launched this spring, to preserve endangered traditional crafts in Britain. With a new award of £3,000 available, together with fresh support from outdoor pursuits company
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SeaWorld is furloughing nearly all of workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic3h Updated SeaWorld is furloughing nearly all of workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic
The company made the announcement in an SEC filing on March 27 which did not set a timetable for when staff would return. Workers will not receive payment beyond March 31.
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Fears for Iranian refugee removed from Jakarta-Melbourne flight amid coronavirus crisis4h Fears for Iranian refugee removed from Jakarta-Melbourne flight amid coronavirus crisis
Australian safe haven visa holder Amir denied re-entry and sent back to Europe in case reminiscent of detained footballer Hakeem al-Araibi Refugee advocates fear time is running out for a refugee to return to his Australian home after he was denied the right to board a flight from Indonesia to Australia because of his visa status. In what advocates fear may be a repeat of the
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Government scrambles to fix coronavirus Centrelink loophole4h Updated Government scrambles to fix coronavirus Centrelink loophole
A so-called 'benefits cliff' means Australian workers whose partner earns more than $1,844 a fortnight are not eligible for Centrelink (lines pictured) and the two $550 coronavirus supplements.
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4h Coronavirus: William and Kate urge nation to look after their mental health
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge endorse new advice on wellbeing during the pandemic.
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Thirty-three doctors who ignored quarantine orders to isolate at a Sydney hotel may NOT be punished4h Thirty-three doctors who ignored quarantine orders to isolate at a Sydney hotel may NOT be punished
Seventy-seven medics had been aboard the Roald Amundsen and Scenic Eclipse Antarctic cruises before they flew into Australia from Santiago in Chile on Friday.
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In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands Apart4h Updated In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands Apart
The country has drawn global attention with an unorthodox approach while its neighbors have imposed extensive restrictions.
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Coronavirus Crisis Awakens a Sleeping Giant: China’s Youth4h Updated Coronavirus Crisis Awakens a Sleeping Giant: China’s Youth
How the ruling Communist Party manages the coming months will help shape how hundreds of millions of young people see its authoritarian political bargain for decades to come.
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4h Coronavirus: Cruise ship off Panama coast transfers passengers
Healthy people on a cruise liner lying off Panama are being moved to another ship after four died.
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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Cross 113,000: Live Updates4h Updated U.S. Coronavirus Cases Cross 113,000: Live Updates
At least 17 states reported tallies of at least 1,000 infections. Illinois reported the first known U.S. death of an infant with the virus.
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Mount Sinai execs are safely tucked away in their FLORIDA vacation homes5h Updated Mount Sinai execs are safely tucked away in their FLORIDA vacation homes
While staff at Mount Sinai West hospital have been on the frontlines of NYC's war against COVID-19, Dr Kenneth Davis and Dr Arthur Klein are away in in the Sunshine state.
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5h Updated Coronavirus: Things will get worse, PM warns in letter to Britons
Measures to target coronavirus may get tougher, Boris Johnson says in letter sent to every UK home.
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5h Tornado rips through Arkansas city, injuring 6 people
A tornado ripped through Jonesboro, Arkansas, injuring six people and leaving a trail of flattened homes and buildings.
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5h How Russia is using authoritarian tech to curb coronavirus
Russia under President Vladimir Putin has pioneered authoritarian tech: Last year, the Kremlin leader approved measures that would enable the creation of a "sovereign" Russian internet, able to be firewalled from the rest of the world.
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Australia coronavirus infection rate halved in past few days5h Updated Australia coronavirus infection rate halved in past few days
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that a week ago the rate of virus infections was 25 to 30 per cent a day, but slowed to about 13-15 per cent in the past few days.
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North Korea fires two missiles as Seoul condemns ‘inappropriate’ timing5h North Korea fires two missiles as Seoul condemns ‘inappropriate’ timing
Latest in flurry of launches draws particular criticism amid coronavirus pandemic North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, the latest in an unprecedented flurry of launches that South Korea decried as “inappropriate” amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Two “short-range projectiles” were launched from the coastal Wonsan area and flew 230km (143 miles) at a maximum altitude of 30km (19 miles), South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff said.
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Woman, 91, dies after three dogs attack group at NSW south coast beach5h Woman, 91, dies after three dogs attack group at NSW south coast beach
The woman suffered serious injuries at Collingwood beach at Vincentia, with four other people taken to hospital A 91-year-old woman has died after she and four other people were attacked by three dogs on the New South Wales south coast. The incident occurred at Collingwood beach at Vincentia about 7am on Sunday.
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The picture that shows why you NEED to socially distance: Heartbroken Australian pleads with people6h The picture that shows why you NEED to socially distance: Heartbroken Australian pleads with people
Gemma Loomans, from Victoria shared a devastating picture from her husband's hospital bed as she pleaded with Australians to obey social distancing rules.
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Rate of virus infections slowing, PM says6h Rate of virus infections slowing, PM says
The rate of coronavirus infections across Australia is slowing but Prime Minister Scott Morrison concedes it is still at a strong level.
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Coronavirus: Thousands ignore social distancing while queuing at Sydney airport as army arrives6h Updated Coronavirus: Thousands ignore social distancing while queuing at Sydney airport as army arrives
With two-thirds of the country's 3,635 cases from or closely linked to overseas travellers, vacant hotels are being used to ensure no more travellers have a chance to spread the disease.
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Woman is mauled to death by three rampaging dogs6h Updated Woman is mauled to death by three rampaging dogs
An elderly woman has been mauled to death by a pack of dogs who attacked her and four others.
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Billionaire David Geffen draws fury for Instagram post6h Updated Billionaire David Geffen draws fury for Instagram post
'Isolated in the Grenadines avoiding the virus. I hope everybody is staying safe,' wrote the music mogul, who is worth an estimated $7.7 billion, in an Instagram post on Saturday morning.
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Chief health officer issues warning as he slams beachgoers flocking to St Kilda despite coronavirus6h Updated Chief health officer issues warning as he slams beachgoers flocking to St Kilda despite coronavirus
Victoria's chief health officer slammed people seen flocking to the state's beaches as 'crap' for ignoring social distancing rules before issuing a chilling warning.
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Moping bikies compare coronavirus restrictions to laws against them6h Updated Moping bikies compare coronavirus restrictions to laws against them
Bikies are using the restrictions on gatherings of everyday Australians to combat the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to whinge about anti-consorting laws that stop them congregating.
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London streets are eerily quiet as bustling pubs and bars lie empty on first Saturday of lockdown6h London streets are eerily quiet as bustling pubs and bars lie empty on first Saturday of lockdown
The normally bustling streets of London were eerily quiet on Saturday night as Britons stayed at home during the coronavirus lockdown.
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7h Updated Tornado flattens buildings in Jonesboro, Arkansas
A tornado struck Jonesboro, Arkansas, on Saturday afternoon, flattening buildings and overturning vehicles, CNN affiliate KAIT reported.
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Priti Patel promises to protect the vulnerable during the coronavirus lockdown in exclusive article7h Priti Patel promises to protect the vulnerable during the coronavirus lockdown in exclusive article
PRITI PATEL: There can be no doubt that we are living through an extraordinary and emotional time. It is a hard time for everyone, as we are all asked to stay at home in order to keep...
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More than 250 young British ski staff are finally freed after two weeks in quarantine7h More than 250 young British ski staff are finally freed after two weeks in quarantine
More than 250 young British ski resort workers returned to the UK yesterday after being stranded for more than a fortnight in the Austrian Alps.
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Mortality rate for coronavirus patients put in intensive care is close to 50%, shock report reveals7h Mortality rate for coronavirus patients put in intensive care is close to 50%, shock report reveals
Of the 165 people treated in critical care in England, wales and Northern Ireland since the end of February, 79 died and 86 were discharged, data shows.
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3 people arrested in Hawaii for violating stay-at-home orders, leading to police check-points 7h Updated 3 people arrested in Hawaii for violating stay-at-home orders, leading to police check-points 
Carissa Glende was picked up by the Hawaii Police Department at 6.10am Saturday for throwing a rock at the window of a home in Captain Cook.
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New York state deaths jump by more than 200 in one day to 728 as coronavirus-only hospitals revealed7h Updated New York state deaths jump by more than 200 in one day to 728 as coronavirus-only hospitals revealed
Coronavirus cases in New York state continue to dramatically climb, increasing 7,681 to 52,318 cases by Saturday afternoon while the state's death toll rose by 200 to 728. 
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Tornado rips through northeastern Arkansas leveling homes and businesses as mayor imposes curfew7h Updated Tornado rips through northeastern Arkansas leveling homes and businesses as mayor imposes curfew
The twister caused damage in Jonesboro, where the Mayor announced a 7pm curfew. Dramatic video posted to social media shows how the tornado's fierce winds sent debris flying.
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Experts fear that food supplies to 5,000 care homes and hospitals could fail within weeks7h Experts fear that food supplies to 5,000 care homes and hospitals could fail within weeks
Many care homes rely on wholesalers to deliver ingredients and drinks, but the food industry says that without urgent financial support from the Government, many companies could go under.
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MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Willing sacrifice is the British way during a crisis, not bossy authority 7h MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Willing sacrifice is the British way during a crisis, not bossy authority 
MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Boris Johnson is said to have been unhappy about imposing his lockdown on the country, and that his naturally liberal instincts are troubled by it.
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President Trump to quarantine New York, Connecticut and New Jersey amid pandemic7h Updated President Trump to quarantine New York, Connecticut and New Jersey amid pandemic
President Trump is considering quarantining New York, Connecticut and New Jersey in desperate efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
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How the eccentric who uncovered huge Anglo Saxon treasure trove was robbed of glory by snobbery 7h How the eccentric who uncovered huge Anglo Saxon treasure trove was robbed of glory by snobbery 
The modest appearance of Basil Brown, pictured, meant he never enjoyed the wealth or fame he deserved for unearthing a treasure trove in Suffolk. Now his story will finally be told in a new Netflix film.
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New Zealand: first coronavirus death is woman in 70s7h New Zealand: first coronavirus death is woman in 70s
Victim in South Island had other health conditions and had been admitted to hospital with suspected influenza, reports say
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Britons ignore orders as shoppers leave home to buy paint, garden tools and a LAVA LAMP8h Updated Britons ignore orders as shoppers leave home to buy paint, garden tools and a LAVA LAMP
Britons have brazenly flouted Boris Johnson's strict instructions not to leave home other than for essentials, by stocking up on homeware and DIY equipment.
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Clarifications & corrections8h Updated Clarifications & corrections
Our 17 February 2019 serialisation of Tom Bower's biography of Jeremy Corbyn included an allegation that the Palestinian Return Centre blamed the Jews for the Holocaust. The PRC has..
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IAIN DUNCAN SMITH: We must stop kow-towing to these despots8h Updated IAIN DUNCAN SMITH: We must stop kow-towing to these despots
IAIN DUNCAN SMITH: Covid-19 has swept across the world like a medieval plague from China and in its wake it has created one of the greatest health scares in modern history.
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New Zealand records its FIRST coronavirus-related death8h Updated New Zealand records its FIRST coronavirus-related death
New Zealand has suffered its first coronavirus-related death, a woman in her 70s on the West Coast of the South Island.
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MICHAEL MORPUGO writes that coronavirus will leave us with a kinder world...8h Updated MICHAEL MORPUGO writes that coronavirus will leave us with a kinder world...
MICHAEL MORPURGO: In the dark times, will there also be singing?' Bertolt Brecht, the great German poet and playwright, once asked the question. Well, we all know the answer: 'You bet there will be.'
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Chinese markets are still selling bats8h Updated Chinese markets are still selling bats
Terrified dogs and cats crammed into rusty cages. Bats and scorpions offered for sale as traditional medicine. Markets in China are operating as usual.
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8h North Korea launches sixth unidentified projectile in under a month
North Korea fired an unidentified projectile into the sea off the coast of Japan Sunday morning, the sixth launch by the Kim Jong Un regime in less than a month.
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Casino hostess wins sexual discrimination case against chief executive of the Ritz Club8h Casino hostess wins sexual discrimination case against chief executive of the Ritz Club
Ms Taylor-Hamieh sued the casino - owned by the billionaire Barclay brothers - after she was turned down for another job and then made redundant when she told managers she was pregnant.
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8h Introducing the soaring melodies of Azure Ryder
How one of pop’s brightest new voices found confidence by taking control of a plane.
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Prince Harry faces backlash over plans to invite injured Israeli soldiers to Invictus Games8h Prince Harry faces backlash over plans to invite injured Israeli soldiers to Invictus Games
Israel's inclusion was agreed in principle in London this month, The Mail on Sunday reports. An Arab journalist said it was like a British Royal provoking another community.
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8h Coronavirus: Six things that are booming in sales
Amid the virus, some retailers are seeing trade collapse, but others are overwhelmed by demand.
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8h Coronavirus: The volunteers feeding the NHS
Meet the people who have made it their mission to feed the National Health Service for free.
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Black cab driver dies of coronavirus after catching infection off cash from a fare, family say8h Black cab driver dies of coronavirus after catching infection off cash from a fare, family say
Spencer Kurash, 56, died from the deadly illness at his Chigwell home after ferrying passengers around London until he first noticed symptoms on March 18 and went into self-isolation.
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8h Coronavirus: Meet the ‘shielded’ enduring 12 weeks of isolation
Some people face months of coronavirus isolation because of medical conditions. How will they cope?
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Australia open to UK-style wage subsidy to ease coronavirus pain, Cormann says8h Australia open to UK-style wage subsidy to ease coronavirus pain, Cormann says
As economic chaos spreads, finance minister says government is moving toward wage guarantee
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8h Coronavirus: Lessons for lockdown from an Italian family
The Aninnis have been in lockdown in Rome for nearly three weeks. What advice do they have for other families?
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8h Domestic workers are being infected by their employers who traveled internationally
When the coronavirus outbreak reached Hong Kong, domestic worker Jinkie Alhambra followed guidance from the government and stayed home on her day off.
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The damning case against Ghislaine Maxwell8h The damning case against Ghislaine Maxwell
American lawyer Bradley Edwards made it his life's mission on behalf of countless young female victims to put Jeffrey Epstein behind bars. Here he talks about Ghislaine's involvement.
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9h Love under lockdown: The couples pushed together and kept apart by coronavirus
Henny Ansell is effectively in a long-distance relationship with her boyfriend -- but her boyfriend is only a few miles away.
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9h Raving to the BBC News theme tune goes viral
Have you seen the kitchen 'remix' of the BBC News theme tune yet?
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Stricken cruise ship granted passage along Panama canal – Covid-19 as it happened9h Updated Stricken cruise ship granted passage along Panama canal – Covid-19 as it happened
Mali records first death ahead of election and Trump considers New York quarantine. This blog is now closed
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BBC Children In Need boss Rosie Millard, 54, leaves her husband and four children for a 66-year-old9h BBC Children In Need boss Rosie Millard, 54, leaves her husband and four children for a 66-year-old
Rosie Millard has left her husband of 20 years, Philip Clothier, The Mail on Sunday reports. She has moved in with 66-year-old Alexander Graham, who chairs the trust that publishes The Guardian.
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Bomb squad called to Windsor Road, Northmead, Sydney, where tradie is laying on the road9h Updated Bomb squad called to Windsor Road, Northmead, Sydney, where tradie is laying on the road
The bomb squad has been called to a busy Sydney road where a man wearing a hi-vis shirt has laid down in the middle of the road.
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9h Coronavirus: Things will get worse, PM says in letter to Britons
Writing to all UK households, Boris Johnson warns measures to combat coronavirus could get tougher.
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9h Updated 70 million people in the US are under a severe weather threat that includes tornadoes and hail
Severe storms, including possible tornadoes and hail, are expected to affect wide portions of the United States on Saturday.
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Priti Patel promises to protect the vulnerable during the coronavirus lockdown in exclusive letter9h Updated Priti Patel promises to protect the vulnerable during the coronavirus lockdown in exclusive letter
PRITI PATEL: There can be no doubt that we are living through an extraordinary and emotional time. It is a hard time for everyone, as we are all asked to stay at home in order to keep...
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Prince Charles only has red squirrels for company in his Balmoral quarantine after testing positive 9h Updated Prince Charles only has red squirrels for company in his Balmoral quarantine after testing positive 
He may be self-isolating as he recovers from the coronavirus, but it seems that has not stopped the Prince of Wales receiving visits from neighbours in Balmoral, Scotland.
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Harry and Meghan face pressure to pay their £8million taxpayer-funded security bill9h Updated Harry and Meghan face pressure to pay their £8million taxpayer-funded security bill
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are under increasing pressure to pay their own multi-million pound security bill as they prepare to finally cut their working ties with the Royal Family this week.
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Coronavirus live news: stricken cruise ship granted passage along Panama canal9h Coronavirus live news: stricken cruise ship granted passage along Panama canal
Mali records first death ahead of election and Trump considers New York quarantine. Follow the latest updates
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The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-1910h The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-19
Aggressive screening might have helped contain the coronavirus in the United States. But technical flaws, regulatory hurdles and lapses in leadership let it spread undetected for weeks.
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Coronavirus live news: France death toll passes 2,000 while 90,000 cases confirmed in Italy10h Updated Coronavirus live news: France death toll passes 2,000 while 90,000 cases confirmed in Italy
Panama to allow stranded cruise ship through canal, while Trump considers New York quarantine. Follow the latest updates
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10h Updated New Covid-19 rules in force in Northern Ireland
Arlene Foster says they are "extraordinary powers" but that we are living in "extraordinary times".
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Pauline Hanson demands politicians take pay cut in coronavirus crisis10h Pauline Hanson demands politicians take pay cut in coronavirus crisis
The Queensland senator believes politician and government bureaucrat salaries should be trimmed with benefits reduced in order to keep the economy afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Billy Joe Saunders apologises after clip emerged of him teaching men how to hit female partners10h Updated Billy Joe Saunders apologises after clip emerged of him teaching men how to hit female partners
In a leaked WhatsApp video, UK fighter Billy Joe Saunders blasts into the heavy bag hanging in his barn, while providing a running commentary on how men can hit their partners during isolation.
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10h Updated Russian State Oil Company Rosneft, in Sudden Move, Sells Assets in Venezuela
The U.S. had imposed sanctions on two Rosneft oil trading subsidiaries this year for helping Venezuela’s authoritarian president, Nicolás Maduro.
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London composer recreates jet pack sequence from James Bond film Thunderball using LEGO10h London composer recreates jet pack sequence from James Bond film Thunderball using LEGO
Jon Opstad from London made the stop motion video of Sean Connery's 007 with Ollie and Alice as part of their homeschooling during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Countdown to lockdown: Passengers scramble to return to Australia before strict quarantine rules10h Updated Countdown to lockdown: Passengers scramble to return to Australia before strict quarantine rules
About 40 passengers arrived on three flights into a near-empty Sydney Airport on Saturday night. Foreign arrivals were loaded into six buses by police officers wearing face masks and gloves.
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Lindsey Graham leads Trump advisors making private pleas NOT to lift the coronavirus lockdown early10h Updated Lindsey Graham leads Trump advisors making private pleas NOT to lift the coronavirus lockdown early
Three White House insiders have told The Washington Post that Graham phoned Trump Sunday to make the plea.
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Illinois infant, under the age of 1, dies after testing positive for coronavirus10h Updated Illinois infant, under the age of 1, dies after testing positive for coronavirus
An infant in Illinois under the age of one has died after testing positive for coronavirus. Governor JB Pritzker (right) says the news left him 'shaken.' A Chicago resident is seen on the left on Saturday.
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The coronavirus map of New York: City releases borough by borough breakdown of cases10h Updated The coronavirus map of New York: City releases borough by borough breakdown of cases
New York City officials released a map in which they break down coronavirus cases by neighborhood revealing the worst hit in Queens and Brooklyn.
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Cities across globe switch off their lights to highlight climate change during Earth Hour10h Updated Cities across globe switch off their lights to highlight climate change during Earth Hour
Famous buildings and structures have switched off their lights to highlight change during Earth Hour, plunging landmarks in Moscow, Sydney and Beijing into complete darkness.
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Hamptons wants to ban New York virus refugees as Rhode Island sends National Guard to find them11h Updated Hamptons wants to ban New York virus refugees as Rhode Island sends National Guard to find them
Leaders in The Hamptons and Rhode Island are taking increasingly extreme measures to stop New Yorkers entering their towns and potentially spreading the killer virus.
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Australian government to pump $1bn into health and family violence services as coronavirus spreads11h Australian government to pump $1bn into health and family violence services as coronavirus spreads
Telehealth, mental health and national domestic violence initiative to receive major boosts as economic effects of Covid-19 intensify
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American citizen is among four dead on coronavirus-hit cruise ship11h Updated American citizen is among four dead on coronavirus-hit cruise ship
A spokesperson for Holland America said Saturday that an American, a Swede, a Brit and a Dutch person had all passed away on board the MS Zaandaam vessel.
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As Virus Spreads, China and Russia See Openings for Disinformation11h Updated As Virus Spreads, China and Russia See Openings for Disinformation
The two powers amplify discredited conspiracy theories and sow division as they look to undermine the United States.
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LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer pledges $25 MILLION to help fight coronavirus11h Updated LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer pledges $25 MILLION to help fight coronavirus
LA Clipper owner Steve Ballmer and his wife, Connie, pledged $25million to coronavirus relief as cases in the United States soar to 112,400 amid pandemic
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11h Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe prison leave extended
The British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran is also being considered for clemency, her husband says.
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Trump salutes the US Navy Comfort as the hospital ship begins its journey to New York11h Updated Trump salutes the US Navy Comfort as the hospital ship begins its journey to New York
The USNS Comfort hospital ship set sail from a naval base in Virginia on Saturday as President Donald Trump told New Yorkers that he was doing everything he could to protect their health.
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Miami records its first coronavirus death: Man, 40, fell ill after beach party11h Updated Miami records its first coronavirus death: Man, 40, fell ill after beach party
Israel Carreras, 40, died in hospital Friday due to complications from the highly contagious virus he is believed to have caught at a dance party held on Miami Beach earlier this month.
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Coronavirus cases are growing faster in red states new data reveals11h Updated Coronavirus cases are growing faster in red states new data reveals
Nine of the ten states that reported the largest percentage increases in COVID-19 cases earlier this week voted for President Trump in 2016, according to Five Thirty Eight.
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Hillvue and Boggabri New South Wales pair who broke 14-day quarantine are fined $1,000 each11h Updated Hillvue and Boggabri New South Wales pair who broke 14-day quarantine are fined $1,000 each
The man, 22, and woman, 23, arrived in Sydney from Thailand on March 24 and were told to quarantine at their home in Hillvue, Tamworth, for 14 days.
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Italian man, 101, born during Spanish flu pandemic, recovers from coronavirus11h Updated Italian man, 101, born during Spanish flu pandemic, recovers from coronavirus
The man, from Rimini in north-east Italy, was born in 1919 as the world was grappling with the pandemic which killed 50million people.
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Police in South Africa fire RUBBER BULLETS at hundreds of shoppers11h Police in South Africa fire RUBBER BULLETS at hundreds of shoppers
Police arrived in 10 patrol vehicles and started firing rubber bullets towards the shoppers outside a popular grocery store in Yeoville, Johannesburg, on Saturday, eye-witnesses said.
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Fury as bins are now overflowing with OUT-OF-DATE food after being bought in coronavirus frenzy11h Updated Fury as bins are now overflowing with OUT-OF-DATE food after being bought in coronavirus frenzy
Ajit Singh Atwal shared a series of images on social media that showed rubbish bins in Derby overflowing with discarded food which included loaves of bread, bananas and packs of chicken products.
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Hospital haute cuisine: the Michelin-star chef feeding doctors and nurses in Burgundy12h Hospital haute cuisine: the Michelin-star chef feeding doctors and nurses in Burgundy
Takashi Kinoshita is delivering meals in a borrowed van to a Dijon hospital fighting to save the lives of coronavirus patients
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Barack Obama pays tribute to Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader dead at 9812h Barack Obama pays tribute to Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader dead at 98
Reverend helped start the influential Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr Barack Obama has paid tribute to the civil rights leader Joseph Lowery, calling the charismatic preacher “a giant who changed the face of America”.
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First NYPD officer dies from coronavirus after it kills two other staffers12h Updated First NYPD officer dies from coronavirus after it kills two other staffers
Authorities said NYPD Detective Cedric Dixon would be sorely missed after he died of coronavirus Saturday morning. Dixon is the first NYPD officer to die of the disease.
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Heartwarming moment New Yorkers come out in show of support for essential workers12h Updated Heartwarming moment New Yorkers come out in show of support for essential workers
New Yorkers across the city paid tribute to medical staffers and essential workers on Friday by clapping in unison from their windows and balconies.
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Coronavirus drives army command teams into infamous Cheyenne mountain bunker12h Updated Coronavirus drives army command teams into infamous Cheyenne mountain bunker
Military teams that monitor foreign missile and warplane threats to the United States are isolated at a number of military sites, including Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado.
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California doctor working with patients with coronavirus moves into a tent in his garage12h Updated California doctor working with patients with coronavirus moves into a tent in his garage
California doctor, Dr. Timmy Cheng treats patients with COVID-19 so he's taking steps to protect his family from the virus that has killed tens of thousands worldwide, by living in a tent, at home.
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More than 800,000 doctors plead with Trump NOT to reopen the country by Easter12h Updated More than 800,000 doctors plead with Trump NOT to reopen the country by Easter
More than 800,000 doctors across the United States said opening the economy by Easter could 'gravely jeopardize' Americans health in a letter addressed to Trump
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12h Juventus players agree four-month pay freeze
Juventus' squad and boss Maurizio Sarri agree to a salary break which will save the club an estimated £80.7m during the coronavirus crisis.
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Over 600,000 Coronavirus Cases Worldwide: Live Updates13h Updated Over 600,000 Coronavirus Cases Worldwide: Live Updates
President Trump says he is weighing quarantines for hot spots like New York and other states. More than 17 now tally over 1,000 cases. Spain and Italy’s death tolls surged. The largest economic stimulus package in modern U.S. history is in effect.
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Homes and landmarks across globe will switch off their lights tonight to highlight climate change13h Updated Homes and landmarks across globe will switch off their lights tonight to highlight climate change
Famous buildings and structures will go dark between 8.30pm and 9.30pm tonight as part of an international event organised by WWF to urge action to save the planet.
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How will No 10 keep the show on the road as tensions rise and illness strikes?13h How will No 10 keep the show on the road as tensions rise and illness strikes?
Johnson and Hancock go into isolation, raising questions as to why ministers failed to observe their own rules on social distancing
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More than 600 3D printers answer NHS call to arms and start producing thousands of visors13h Updated More than 600 3D printers answer NHS call to arms and start producing thousands of visors
The project, called 3DCrowdUK, has seen hundreds of sign ups since it was launched on Monday. The masks are being delivered to NHS hospitals across the country.
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Spain orders all non-essential workers to stay at home for two weeks13h Spain orders all non-essential workers to stay at home for two weeks
Tightening of national lockdown comes as record single-day death toll of 832 is announced
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14h Football season could be lost - Uefa boss Ceferin
Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin says this season could be lost if it cannot be restarted before July.
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Taliban Attack Afghanistan Amid Growing Coronavirus Threat14h Updated Taliban Attack Afghanistan Amid Growing Coronavirus Threat
Insurgents launched major assaults as preparations continued for a prisoner exchange and as diplomats worked to revive the peace plan.
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14h Updated Coronavirus: No time for complacency, says NHS England
NHS England's medical director says "every one of us has a part to play" to keep the death toll down.
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My NHS colleagues are committed but we are at maximum stretch14h My NHS colleagues are committed but we are at maximum stretch
Psychiatrist and former minister Dan Poulter says the crisis is unprecedented, but his fellow health workers will see it through
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14h Updated Coronavirus: A visual guide to the pandemic
Key charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread and how it is being dealt with.
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14h Updated Coronavirus: NHS turns to big tech to tackle Covid-19 hot spots
Amazon, Google, Palantir, Microsoft and Faculty AI will help decision-makers better understand the crisis.
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Metropolitan Police faces legal challenge over the deployment of officers in schools14h Metropolitan Police faces legal challenge over the deployment of officers in schools
The Metropolitan Police is facing a legal challenge over the deployment of officers in schools, which is said to have 'disproportionality negative consequences' for BAME boys.
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Coronavirus live news: Spanish authorities hope cases peaking as global number exceeds 600,00014h Updated Coronavirus live news: Spanish authorities hope cases peaking as global number exceeds 600,000
China eases quarantine in Wuhan; police fire tear gas at commuters in Kenya; Japan announces giant economic package. Follow the latest updates
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14h Coronavirus: Calls for better workplace social distancing guidance
Hundreds of people raise concerns about workers being too close together at more than 150 companies.
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Sydney will have to forcibly quarantine up to 5,000 people EVERY DAY14h Updated Sydney will have to forcibly quarantine up to 5,000 people EVERY DAY
Draconian new rules were introduced to stop the spread of coronavirus which has now infected more than 3,570 Australians.
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Keeping Covid-19 deaths below 20,000 would be a good result, says NHS medical director15h Updated Keeping Covid-19 deaths below 20,000 would be a good result, says NHS medical director
Stephen Powis, the national medical director of the NHS, said: 'If we can keep deaths below 20,000 in the UK we will have done very well in this epidemic.'
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Commuters in India squeeze onto buses while police in Nepal arrest lockdown flouters15h Updated Commuters in India squeeze onto buses while police in Nepal arrest lockdown flouters
The coronavirus pandemic has affected more than half a million people worldwide, with more than 28,000 deaths recorded.
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15h Updated Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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Italy becoming impatient with lockdown - and social unrest is brewing15h Italy becoming impatient with lockdown - and social unrest is brewing
Videos have emerged of desperate people in Italy begging for help because they have run out of money and food.
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As Life Moves Online, an Older Generation Faces a Digital Divide15h As Life Moves Online, an Older Generation Faces a Digital Divide
Uncomfortable with tech, many are struggling to use modern tools to keep up with friends and family in the pandemic.
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Police urge Britons to spill the beans on neighbours suspected of breaching coronavirus lockdown15h Updated Police urge Britons to spill the beans on neighbours suspected of breaching coronavirus lockdown
Police chiefs are encouraging Britons to snitch on neighbours they suspect of breaching the coronavirus lockdown rules (pictured, a police officer stops two cyclists in Regents Park in London).
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15h Black marketeers cash in on the coronavirus crisis
Unseasonably warm weather, Champions League football and other major events, homes on the beach and the café culture: just a few of the factors that may have helped carry an insidious virus across southern Europe -- from country to country and city to city, from Italy to Spain and Portugal.
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As the rest of Europe lives under lockdown, Sweden keeps calm and carries on15h As the rest of Europe lives under lockdown, Sweden keeps calm and carries on
All its neighbours have shut up shop to beat coronavirus but the Swedes insist ‘we are not in quarantine’. Is that the right approach?
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Frightened by Coronavirus, Many of U.K.’s Poles Are Heading Home16h Updated Frightened by Coronavirus, Many of U.K.’s Poles Are Heading Home
They say the government’s slow response and a creaking health service contrast poorly with Poland’s health system and aggressive actions. The epidemic also put many of them out of work.
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Boy and two men arrested after coronavirus-related assaults16h Boy and two men arrested after coronavirus-related assaults
Separate incidents include 66-year-old woman and police officers allegedly being spat at and coughed on A 14-year-old boy has been charged after a woman was allegedly coughed on and spat at in Greater Manchester, while a 38-year-old man accused of spitting blood in the face of police officers has been remanded in custody. There have been multiple reports of people deliberately coughing at others, including NHS staff, in an attempt to frighten them as anxiety grows amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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International backpackers in Bondi are trapped in Australia because of the coronavirus16h Updated International backpackers in Bondi are trapped in Australia because of the coronavirus
Parents of backpackers are paying for them to stay in Australia because going home to countries such as the United States is so dangerous amid the coronavirus pandemic. 
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Coronavirus live news: Spanish authorities hope cases peaking, as global numbers exceed 600,00016h Updated Coronavirus live news: Spanish authorities hope cases peaking, as global numbers exceed 600,000
China eases quarantine in Wuhan; Police fire tear gas at commuters in Kenya; Japan announces giant economic package. Follow the latest updates
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Coronavirus fuels boom for coffin-markers after undertakers stockpile caskets amid covid-19 crisis16h Updated Coronavirus fuels boom for coffin-markers after undertakers stockpile caskets amid covid-19 crisis
Coffin manufacturers have been hit with an unprecedented boom in trade after stepping up numbers to meet huge demand at the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.
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First royal death from coronavirus as 86-year-old Princess Maria Teresa of Spain dies17h Updated First royal death from coronavirus as 86-year-old Princess Maria Teresa of Spain dies
Princess Maria Teresa of Spain has died aged 86 after testing positive for coronavirus. It comes as Spain registered a record number of coronavirus deaths in a single-day period.
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Missing girl, 4, is found with her dog who protected her in woods after disappearing for 48 hours17h Updated Missing girl, 4, is found with her dog who protected her in woods after disappearing for 48 hours
A search for a four-year-old girl from Alabama ended in success. Vadie Sides had been missing for 48 hours and was found on Friday afternoon having gone missing on Wednesday.
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Countess reveals how her dream 10-year marriage to Russian Oligarch turned into a nightmare17h Updated Countess reveals how her dream 10-year marriage to Russian Oligarch turned into a nightmare
Cameras followed Alexandra Tolstoy and Sergei Pugachev over five years for a documentary about their privileged lifestyle but as they were filming things began to fall apart.
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Coronavirus UK: Whole street applauds Hampshire paramedic17h Coronavirus UK: Whole street applauds Hampshire paramedic
As Tayla Porter, 22, left for Basingstoke and North Hampshire hospital on Thursday, she was greeted with the whole of her street in Basingstoke, Hampshire, standing to clap her to her car.
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NHS staff will be tested for coronavirus from next week17h Updated NHS staff will be tested for coronavirus from next week
The government announced yesterday that it would be rolling out the tests in an attempt to boost numbers on the front line with hospitals recording staff absence rates of up to 50 per cent.
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Scottish orchestra seeks musicians for online performance17h Scottish orchestra seeks musicians for online performance
Nevis Ensemble invites all to join in mass version of Proclaimers’ I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) Since it was founded in 2018, Scotland’s award-winning Nevis Ensemble has specialised in bringing music to unexpected settings and remote communities, playing at railway stations, on island beaches, in care homes and prisons and once from the summit of Ben Nevis itself. But the coronavirus pandemic, and the social isolation imposed across the country in an attempt to slow the spread of infection, has prompted the 40-piece orchestra to reflect even more creatively on how to interpret its rubric of “music for everyone, everywhere”.
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Cancelled culture: at-home substitutes for major theatre, art and music events17h Cancelled culture: at-home substitutes for major theatre, art and music events
The Observer’s critics offer creative alternatives to major forthcoming gigs, concerts, shows and exhibitions that have been postponed or called off
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Coronavirus live news: Spanish authorities say cases peaking, as global numbers exceed 600,00017h Coronavirus live news: Spanish authorities say cases peaking, as global numbers exceed 600,000
China eases quarantine in Wuhan; Police fire tear gas at commuters in Kenya; Japan announces giant economic package. Follow the latest updates
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17h Spain is battling the black marketeers and price-gougers of the coronavirus crisis
Ernesto Ruiz Lopez, a pharmacist in Madrid, says he's never seen anything like this. He can't get protective masks, gloves or hand sanitizer from his regular suppliers, because they won't pay the sky-high prices, increasing at every stage of the chain, to obtain them. And he's wary of the intermediary sellers he calls "absolute pirates" trying to profit from shortages during the global coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus live news: Cases in Italy overtake China, US infections pass 100,00017h Updated Coronavirus live news: Cases in Italy overtake China, US infections pass 100,000
China eases quarantine in Wuhan; Police fire tear gas at commuters in Kenya; Japan announces giant economic package. Follow the latest updates
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17h Updated Coronavirus: Can I get tested to see if I have Covid-19?
The government aims to reach 25,000 tests a day, with patients and NHS workers the top priority.
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18h Updated Coronavirus: India defiant as millions struggle under lockdown
The government defends strict lockdown measures that have left millions stranded and without food.
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Coronavirus Live News Updates: Over 600,000 Cases Worldwide18h Updated Coronavirus Live News Updates: Over 600,000 Cases Worldwide
President Trump signed into law the largest economic stimulus package in modern American history and said the government would buy thousands of ventilators. The virus’s death toll has surged in Spain and Italy.
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18h Updated Coronavirus: Number of UK deaths rises above 1,000
UK deaths have reached 1,019, as the government ramps up testing for frontline hospital staff.
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18h Players may need short pre-season before Premier League resumes - Pedro
Players may need a short pre-season to readjust when the Premier League resumes after the coronavirus pandemic, says Chelsea forward Pedro.
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Fit ex-soldier says she was turned away from coronavirus testing centre despite severe symptoms18h Fit ex-soldier says she was turned away from coronavirus testing centre despite severe symptoms
Kelly Nelson, 33, is self-isolating at her Williamstown home in Melbourne after being rejected from the Sunshine Bay COVID-19 clinic on Saturday afternoon.
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18h Italian soccer team delivers care packages to elderly fans during lockdown
The current coronavirus pandemic has plunged much of the world into unprecedented and uncertain times.
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Beachside towns in the Hamptons start filling up amid coronavirus18h Beachside towns in the Hamptons start filling up amid coronavirus
The beachside communities in Long Island have seen a surge in population ever since a stay-at-home order was issued for New York state to help stop the spread of the virus.
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Now doctors are ignoring quarantine orders: Medics from cruise jump on flight18h Updated Now doctors are ignoring quarantine orders: Medics from cruise jump on flight
The large group of medics had been aboard the Roald Amundsen and Scenic Eclipse Antarctic cruises before they flew into Australia from Chile.
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Stranded Canadians plead for help onboard coronavirus-stricken cruise ship – audio18h Stranded Canadians plead for help onboard coronavirus-stricken cruise ship – audio
Holding a sign that reads ‘help us’, a Canadian couple are stranded on the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam off the coast of Panama as sickness spreads aboard. Chris and Anna Joiner are among more than 130 passengers stuck onboard the vessel, which has been stranded for days after Chile refused to allow the ship to dock.
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Four people die from coronavirus on MS Zaandam cruise liner with around 300 Britons onboard19h Four people die from coronavirus on MS Zaandam cruise liner with around 300 Britons onboard
Four people have died on a cruise liner stranded off the coast of Panama after a coronavirus outbreak infecting over 130 people onboard. They are thought to be 'older' passengers (pictured, MS Zaandam).
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19h Updated Coronavirus: Testing rolled out for frontline NHS staff
It comes as the number of people who have died with the virus in the UK rose by 260 to 1,019 on Saturday.
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Coronavirus: Pope Francis delivers Urbi et Orbi global blessing19h Updated Coronavirus: Pope Francis delivers Urbi et Orbi global blessing
The Pope has delivered a blessing, in the Vatican, Rome, which is normally reserved for Christmas and Easter in an extremely rare move in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Manchester: two men arrested after spitting and coughing at police19h Manchester: two men arrested after spitting and coughing at police
Separate incidents took place as police were responding to calls amid coronavirus pandemic A man accused of spitting blood in the face of police officers during the coronavirus pandemic has been remanded in custody. Samuel Konneh, 38, appeared in the dock at Manchester and Salford magistrates court where he was refused bail by the district judge, John Temperley.
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19h Coronavirus: Stay fit to fight the virus, say medics
Prepare for coronavirus like you would prepare for surgery, experts advise.
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Workers who have not taken a holiday will be able to carry it over into the next 2 years 19h Updated Workers who have not taken a holiday will be able to carry it over into the next 2 years 
Workers in the UK, who have not taken a holiday because of the crisis will be able to carry it over into the next two years.
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Live Coronavirus News Updates and Coverage19h Updated Live Coronavirus News Updates and Coverage
President Trump signed into law the largest economic stimulus package in modern American history and said the government would buy thousands of ventilators. The virus’s death toll has surged in Spain and Italy.
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Taliban in Afghan Attack Amid Cease-Fire Appeal to Slow the Virus19h Updated Taliban in Afghan Attack Amid Cease-Fire Appeal to Slow the Virus
Insurgents launched major assaults as preparations continued for a prisoner exchange and as diplomats worked to revive the peace plan.
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Taliban in Afghan Attack Amid Appeal to Slow the Virus19h Taliban in Afghan Attack Amid Appeal to Slow the Virus
Insurgents launched major assaults as preparations continued for a prisoner exchange and as diplomats worked to revive the peace plan.
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19h How can a country be run when its leader is in self-isolation?
Coronavirus strikes UK PM, health secretary and chief medical adviser
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