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Pangolins should be considered possible hosts of coronavirus, scientists say

Pangolins should be considered as possible hosts of coronavirus, scientists have said. Researchers in Hong Kong and China claim to have found viruses in the...

Deaths from coronavirus in mainland China rise to 490

The death toll in mainland China from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 490, officials said early on Wednesday. The total number of cases has...

Hong Kong leader says ‘one country, two systems’ can endure beyond 2047

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says the ″one country, two systems″ framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could continue after...

China replaces its top official in Hong Kong amid protests

China has replaced its top official in Hong Kong, state media said, as anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous territory enter their eighth month. Luo Huining,...

Hong Kong police accuse protesters of inciting youth crime

Hong Kong police have accused activists in the long-running pro-democracy movement of inciting minors to commit crimes. The claim comes two days before a planned...

Hong Kong protest clashes continue in shopping centres and streets

Clashes are continuing in Hong Kong between police and anti-government protesters. Some demonstrators donned Santa hats as the protests, which have been going on for...

Hong Kong had grimmest year since handover, says Chinese president

Hong Kong has faced its “grimmest and most complex year” since the former British colony was returned to China, President Xi Jinping said, before...

Hong Kong protesters seek British support as campus blockade ends

Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have rallied outside the British Consulate, urging the city’s former colonial ruler to emulate the US and take...

Hong Kong election shows desire for change

The people of Hong Kong have said in no uncertain terms they want change. The question is whether they will get it — or...

Landslide win for opposition in Hong Kong local elections ‘a revolution’

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy opposition won a stunning landslide victory in weekend local elections in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam over her...

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Son Heung-min and Steven Bergwijn return to home countries

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min has returned to South Korea with the Premier League season on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. Son, who is recovering...

Manchester City to make Etihad Stadium facilities available to NHS

Manchester City are making facilities at the Etihad Stadium available to the NHS in the front-line battle against the coronavirus pandemic. As part of contingency...

Tom Hanks back in the US after self-isolating in Australia

Tom Hanks has returned to the US having self-isolated in Australia for coronavirus. The Hollywood star and his wife Rita Wilson, both 63, announced they...

Juventus players and manager agree to forego wages for four months

Juventus players have agreed to waive four months’ wages to help the club’s finances amid the coronavirus pandemic. Cristiano Ronaldo and his team-mates, along with...

Trump considers then rejects quarantining New York and other states

US President Donald Trump considered then abandoned ordering a quarantine for the coronavirus hotspots of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Mr Trump announced in...
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