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Coronavirus deaths in Scotland rise to 172 as Sturgeon warns peak still to come

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned the coronavirus peak is still some time away as she announced the number of deaths in Scotland has...

UK tourists stranded in Bolivia and Ecuador to be brought home on special flight

A flight has been chartered by the Government to repatriate UK travellers stranded in South America. The special flight will pick up tourists in La...

Thousands of extra beds planned in UK stadiums, leisure centres and hotels

The new NHS Nightingale Hospital in east London is just part of a nationwide push to increase capacity on a huge scale. Outside London, work...

Family can’t attend son’s funeral due to symptoms of Covid-19

Two of the siblings of the 13-year-old boy who died after testing positive for Covid-19 are displaying symptoms of coronavirus so no family members...

Covid-19 lockdown may see ‘rise in dangerous drugs’ as supply chain hit

A drop in the purity levels of illicit drugs could lead to an increase in overdoses as dealers see disruption to their supply chain,...

US moves to promote broader use of face masks to combat coronavirus spread

The US Government is formalising new guidance to recommend that many Americans wear face coverings in an effort to slow the spread of the...

Putin orders most Russians to stay off work until end of April

President Vladimir Putin has ordered most Russians to stay off work until the end of the month to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking...

1,500 ventilators a week to roll off UK production lines by May, say manufacturers

At least 1,500 ventilators a week could be rolling off British production lines by the end of the month to help in the fight...

Effectiveness of school closures in historic pandemics put under the microscope

New research has given some insight into the effectiveness of school closures during a pandemic, by studying behaviours during disease outbreaks of the past. A...

Coronavirus poses existential threat to Africa, says health expert

African is facing an “existential threat” as some countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, a health expert...

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Faint glimmers of hope as virus deaths slow in places

The steep rise in coronavirus deaths in New York appears to be levelling off in a possible sign that social distancing is working in...

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after Covid-19 symptoms worsen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, Downing Street has confirmed. Mr Johnson was admitted to...

Pep Guardiola’s mother dies after contracting coronavirus

Pep Guardiola’s mother has died after contracting coronavirus, Manchester City have announced. City said Dolors Sala Carrio passed away at the age of 82 in...

JK Rowling fully recovered after suffering ‘all symptoms’ of coronavirus

JK Rowling has said she is “fully recovered” after suffering “all symptoms” of coronavirus. The Harry Potter author said she had not been tested but...

Son to start mandatory four-week national service in South Korea this month

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min will start his mandatory four-week national service in his native South Korea this month, the Premier League club have announced. Son...
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