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    Queen says collective effort will defeat COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:16pm on April 06, 2020

    Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday thanked healthcare workers on the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus outbreak, promising that a united effort would help...

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    Irish PM to work for health service during coronavirus crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Dublin | Updated at 10:11pm on April 06, 2020

    Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar has rejoined the medical register to help the health service during the coronavirus crisis, a government spokesman said Sunday. Dr...

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    Boris Johnson in hospital for precautionary COVID-19 tests

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 11:44am on April 06, 2020

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to hospital on Sunday for tests, his office said, 10 days after he tested positive for coronavirus. Johnson,...

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    Coronavirus pandemic increasing poverty in UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:56am on April 06, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is increasing poverty in Britain, where levels are already high after a decade of austerity triggered by the global financial crisis, according...

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    Man in Russia kills five people for talking loudly

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:53am on April 06, 2020

    A man in central Russia shot and killed five people for talking noisily at night under his windows, investigators said Sunday. The shootings took place...

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    UK government warns of tougher measures on social distancing

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:51pm on April 05, 2020

    Britain’s health secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday warned the government could ban outside exercise if people flout stringent guidelines to cut the spread of coronavirus...

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    France struggles to give virus victims dignified deaths

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:43pm on April 05, 2020

    With those worst hit by the virus facing an agonising death from asphyxia, palliative care specialists in France are struggling amid drug shortages to give...

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    Pope livestreams Palm Sunday mass due to virus ‘tragedy’

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 11:27pm on April 05, 2020

    Pope Francis called for courage in the face of the coronavirus pandemic as he delivered Palm Sunday mass by livestream instead of before Saint Peter’s...

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    Child aged five among new UK COVID-19 victims

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 11:47am on April 05, 2020

    Britain on Saturday reported a record 708 daily deaths from COVID-19, including a five-year-old child, who was thought to be the country’s youngest victim. The...

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    Keir Starmer elected new UK Labour leader

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:39am on April 05, 2020

    Britain’s main opposition Labour party on Saturday announced that Keir Starmer had been elected as its new leader, replacing Jeremy Corbyn who resigned after its...

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