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    Britain starts mandatory self-quarantine for arrivals

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:08am on June 09, 2020

    Britain introduced a two-week quarantine on Monday for most people arriving from abroad to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus, sparking condemnation from...

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    Interfering in Hong Kong will backfire, China warns Britain

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:16pm on June 03, 2020

    China warned Britain on Wednesday that interfering in Hong Kong will backfire, after the former colonial power vowed to give sanctuary to locals who may...

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    Latin America virus cases top one million

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 12:28am on June 02, 2020

    Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully...

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    UK, Germany, France regret latest US move on Iran

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:24pm on May 30, 2020

    Britain, France and Germany on Saturday strongly condemned a US decision to end sanctions waivers for companies from nations that remain in a nuclear accord...

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    12,500 UK care home deaths linked to coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:12pm on May 16, 2020

    More than 12,500 deaths of care home residents in Britain were linked to the coronavirus, according to figures released Friday, heaping further pressure on the...

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    EU, Britain denounce Myanmar violence at UNSC

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:06am on May 16, 2020

    UN Security Council European member states and Britain on Thursday denounced violence in Myanmar and expressed concern over the coronavirus pandemic in the country, in...

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    UK PM calls for wartime spirit to beat virus

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:52pm on May 08, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson on Friday compared Britain’s battle with coronavirus to the country’s fight against Nazism in World War II, in a letter to...

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    UK raises alarm over virus-related syndrome in children

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:10am on April 29, 2020

    Britain’s health minister said Tuesday he was ‘very worried’ at signs of a coronavirus-related syndrome emerging in children but stressed it needed more research and...

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    Queen foregoes birthday gun salute over virus

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:59am on April 19, 2020

    Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will not celebrate her birthday on Tuesday with a traditional gun salute due to the coronavirus crisis, Buckingham Palace said on...

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    Care home charity warns UK deaths could be over 7,000

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:49am on April 19, 2020

    The number of people killed by the coronavirus in Britain’s care homes could be as high as 7,500, the sector’s main charity warned. The comments...

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