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Coronavirus: WHO chief urges end to 'politicisation' of virus


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 05:58:59 GMT

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The comments come as President Trump continues his attacks on what he calls the "China-centric" WHO.

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US election 2020: Bernie Sanders suspends presidential campaign


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:40:52 GMT

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The decision clears the way for Joe Biden to become the Democratic nominee who faces Donald Trump.

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Coronavirus: EU could fail over outbreak, warns Italy's Giuseppe Conte


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 04:04:58 GMT

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Giuseppe Conte tells the BBC EU leaders need to rise to the challenge of the pandemic.

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Woman who revealed Clinton-Lewinsky scandal dies


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:57:31 GMT

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Linda Tripp, who disclosed Bill Clinton's White House affair with Monica Lewinsky dies, aged 70.

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Porous borders where virus cannot be controlled


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 02:10:14 GMT

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People surging unmonitored over borders in a volatile part of the world has sparked dire warnings.

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Yemen: Saudi-led coalition announces ceasefire


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 00:05:51 GMT

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The coalition has been fighting against Houthi forces in Yemen since March 2015.

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Wheelchair fitness: Surviving coronavirus lockdown on wheels


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:56:29 GMT

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The BBC’s Frank Gardner shows how he’s keeping fit during the UK's coronavirus lockdown measures.

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UK PM 'responding to treatment' in intensive care


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:05:43 GMT

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Boris Johnson continues to be treated for coronavirus - as a record 938 daily deaths are reported in the UK.

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Disney Plus racks up 50m subscribers in five months


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 01:32:29 GMT

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Disney's new video streaming service almost doubles its subscription base during coronavirus lockdowns.

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Kayleigh McEnany: Trump campaign spokeswoman becomes press secretary


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:50:50 GMT

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President Trump has appointed his campaign spokeswoman to be his fourth White House press secretary.

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Virus could push half a billion people into poverty


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 03:28:56 GMT

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UN research warns the coronavirus pandemic could put a further 8% of world's population in poverty.

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Italy bridge collapse: Two drivers survive


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:24:11 GMT

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The bridge would normally have been busy but lockdown measures meant there was little traffic.

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Coronavirus: Lockdown 'could boost wild flowers'


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 00:35:57 GMT

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A plant charity is predicting a boost for wild flowers because some councils have stopped mowing.

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Coronavirus: Marathon talks over EU virus rescue package stall


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:50:29 GMT

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EU finance ministers suspend talks on a recovery fund after 16 hours, amid deep divisions.

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Coronavirus: How Russia's ballet wasn't shut down despite lockdown


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:08:26 GMT

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The spread of coronavirus has shut down entertainment venues but for these dancers the show must go on.

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From patient to healer: How this woman is saving lives


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:17:58 GMT

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Women who have overcome depression are running therapy sessions to help others

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Coronavirus: Why are football teams in Belarus still playing?


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:04:16 GMT

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Football and life, continue (almost) as normal in Belarus, but anxiety about coronavirus is growing.

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Coronavirus: 'Please learn from Wuhan's mistakes'


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 02:06:13 GMT

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As the Chinese city lifts its quarantine, residents share lessons learnt from the outbreak.

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Pink Moon: Europe illuminated by lunar light show


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 00:27:15 GMT

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Breathtaking images capture the spectacular lunar event in the skies above Europe.

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How coronavirus inspired a gangland truce in South Africa


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:19:47 GMT

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A truce has broken out in the notorious, gang-infested townships around South Africa's Cape Town.

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Nasa’s all-female team of 'aquanauts'


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:34:17 GMT

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The story of the first women ever to take an active role in a Nasa mission.

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Coronavirus: Discarded disposable gloves on the street


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:33:35 GMT

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Photographer Dan Giannopoulos on the discarded disposable gloves he has been finding on his daily walk.

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Coronavirus: Israel’s ultra-Orthodox lockdown challenge


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 05:19:46 GMT

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Coronavirus has hit Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jews disproportionately, but implementing lockdown in those communities has been challenging.

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How India’s behemoth railways are joining the fight against Covid-19


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:02:05 GMT

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The country is turning thousands of train coaches into isolation wards to prepare for a surge in cases.

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Coronavirus: Financial crisis 'on steroids' looms for EU leaders


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:22:53 GMT

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After 16 hours, EU finance ministers still could not reach a deal on how to react to coronavirus.

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What was the best year for music?


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:07:18 GMT

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Was 1984 more influential than 1982? Streaming statistics from the BPI suggest it might have been.

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Will we ever take cruise holidays again?


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:10:22 GMT

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The cruise line industry faces a long journey back from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Virtual pub quiz: How to run one that's actually good


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:09:03 GMT

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Eggheads quizmaster Jeremy Vine is here to improve your quizzing.

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Life with a Russian billionaire: money and death threats


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:00:54 GMT

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They had a fairy tale romance and unimaginable wealth, but their lives became a nightmare when they fell out of favour with the Russian state.

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Coronavirus: Wuhan emerges from the harshest of lockdowns


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 04:46:28 GMT

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As Wuhan lifts its severe lockdown, there is anger, relief and even defiance from some residents.

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Coronavirus: Nigeria's mega churches adjust to empty auditoriums


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 01:49:23 GMT

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With worshippers banned from congregating, pastors are adapting to coronavirus restrictions.

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Can we trust Chinese claims of virus success?


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:56:25 GMT

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China has claimed its first day without a virus death, but faces lingering scepticism over its data.

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Premier League players launch initiative to help NHS


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:07:54 GMT

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Premier League players launch a "collective initiative" to help generate funds for the National Health Service

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Coronavirus: Southampton first Premier League club to announce players to defer salaries


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 09:22:18 GMT

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Southampton become the first Premier League club to announce their players will defer part of their salaries amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Real Madrid players to take 10-20% pay cut


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:10:48 GMT

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Real Madrid's players, coaches and "main directors" will take a pay cut of 10-20% as the club deals with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast - Premier League managers


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 07:11:34 GMT

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Our Match of the Day pundits discuss just who is the best ever Premier League manager?

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NRL: Australian rugby league competition plans to restart on 28 May


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:02:59 GMT

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Australia's National Rugby League will restart on 28 May if coronavirus restrictions allow.

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Tom Brady knew New England Patriots spell was 'coming to an end'


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:44:13 GMT

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Tom Brady says he knew before the start of last season it would probably be his last year with New England Patriots.

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Coronavirus: Two US towns, two very different experiences


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:09:38 GMT

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In some parts of the country, lives have changed unrecognisably, while elsewhere people say life is largely unchanged.

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Coronavirus in Africa: Emergency laws v individual rights


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:11:34 GMT

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Security forces in several states have allegedly abused their powers during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Coronavirus: Will summer make a difference?


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:13:42 GMT

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Other coronaviruses are sensitive to the seasons.

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Tracking the pandemic


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:01:54 GMT

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Key maps and charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world and how it is being dealt with.

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Coronavirus in Suifenhe: Remote border town locks down as China opens up


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 07:23:20 GMT

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As cases rise in Suifenhe - 1,000 miles from Beijing - people have been ordered to stay indoors.

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Coronavirus: India home quarantine families face discrimination


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 00:50:46 GMT

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Indians following government advice have found themselves shamed and ostracised.

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How religious festivals are changing


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:28:22 GMT

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Religious leaders are adapting to Passover, Easter and Ramadan under coronavirus lockdown.

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Who should wear face masks?


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:41:50 GMT

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Medical masks are for health care workers, not the general public, says World Health Organization.

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Red Sea Diving Resort: The holiday village run by spies


Created: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 14:22:09 GMT

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An idyllic holiday resort on the banks of the Red Sea was a base for Israeli spies with a secret mission.

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