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Johnson urges world leaders to focus ‘collective ingenuity’ on Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Boris Johnson has urged world leaders to join together and focus their “collective ingenuity” on the search for a coronavirus vaccine that is affordable...

New Zealand close to virus eradication despite grim global figures

New Zealand has all but eradicated the coronavirus from its shores, with just one person in the nation of five million known to be...

Cambridge University moves all lectures online for next academic year

The University of Cambridge has announced that all “face-to-face lectures” will be moved online during the next academic year. It becomes the first university to...

UN agency warns pandemic could close one in eight museums worldwide

Museums are starting to reopen in some countries as governments ease coronavirus restrictions, but experts warn one in eight worldwide could face permanent closure...

EU calls for independent probe of the WHO’s pandemic response

The European Union and other countries have called for an independent evaluation of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) response to the coronavirus pandemic “to...

Coronavirus deaths in Scotland rise by 41

The number of confirmed Covid-19 deaths in Scotland has risen to 2,094, according to the latest Health Protection Scotland figures, up by 41 on...

British Government’s coronavirus testing labelled a ‘shambles’

The British Government’s approach to coronavirus testing has been labelled a “shambles” as it emerged that just 1,500 contact tracers out of a promised...

Trump vows to replenish stockpile for future pandemics

President Donald Trump has vowed to prepare for future pandemics by replenishing the national stockpile and bringing manufacturing of critical supplies and equipment back...

No ‘dramatic overnight change’ to coronavirus lockdown measures, says British minister

British ministers have looked to downplay differences emerging between UK nations on lockdown measures and warned there would be no “dramatic overnight change” to...

China declares whole country ‘at low risk’ after coronavirus pandemic

China’s government has declared the whole country is low risk as the number of coronavirus cases fall to nearly zero. The country’s National Health Administration...

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Keir Starmer calls on PM to urge Donald Trump to ‘respect human rights’

Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to urge Donald Trump to “respect human rights and the fundamental democratic right to peaceful protest” following...

France will not hold Bastille Day parade amid Covid-19 crisis

French troops will not march on the Champs-Elysees avenue on Bastille Day this year. The French presidency says the traditional military parade will be replaced...

Johnson urges world leaders to focus ‘collective ingenuity’ on Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Boris Johnson has urged world leaders to join together and focus their “collective ingenuity” on the search for a coronavirus vaccine that is affordable...

European Central Bank increases support to countries ravaged by pandemic

The European Central Bank has boosted its pandemic emergency support programme by 600 billion euros to 1.35 trillion euros in an effort to keep...

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu slams West Bank settlers for anti-Trump remarks

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has harshly criticised Jewish West Bank settler leaders for disparaging President Donald Trump over what they perceive to be...
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