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    Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:21pm on April 07, 2020

    Britain could see as many as 66,000 COVID-19 deaths during the first wave of the current pandemic, new research showed Tuesday, making the outbreak there...

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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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    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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    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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    Edinburgh arts festival cancelled due to virus: organisers

    Agence France-Presse . Edinburgh | Updated at 09:19pm on April 02, 2020

    Edinburgh’s international festivals were cancelled for the first time in 70 years on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said, in the latest blow...

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    UK govt promises more coronavirus tests as criticism grows

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:32pm on April 01, 2020

    Britain said Wednesday it would soon begin testing 25,000 people daily for COVID-19 as criticism of the government grew over low numbers of testing compared...

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    Study shows middle-age coronavirus mortality risk

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:36am on April 01, 2020

    Middle-aged people, and not just the elderly, have a dramatically higher risk of dying or developing serious illness from COVID-19, new research from Britain showed...

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    Harry, Meghan formally quit royal life

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:58pm on March 31, 2020

    Prince Harry and his wife Meghan formally step down as senior members of the British royal family on Tuesday, as they start a controversial new...

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    UK lockdown could last six months

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:06pm on March 30, 2020

    Life in locked-down Britain may not return to normal for six months or longer as it battles the coronavirus outbreak, a top health official warned...

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    UK asks public to respect coronavirus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:06pm on March 24, 2020

    Britain’s leaders on Tuesday urged people to respect an unprecedented countrywide lockdown, saying that following advice to stay at home would stop people dying of...

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