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10 major news events no one paid attention to last week because of the coronavirus pandemic

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The coronavirus pandemic has dominated headlines over the past two months, as countries scramble to contain their outbreaks and the death toll climbs higher each day.
But news is happening outside of this crisis.
From a stock-dumping investigation in the US senate, to coral bleaching in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, here are 10 major world events that you may have missed last week.
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Newslinks for Friday 5th June 2020

Newslinks for Friday 5th June 2020

Face coverings to be compulsory on public transport in England “Face coverings are to be compulsory on public transport to control the spread of coronavirus, prompting calls... Read more ...

Boris Johnson crisis: Approval ratings plummet 40 points - shock poll

Boris Johnson crisis: Approval ratings plummet 40 points - shock poll

BORIS JOHNSON'S popularity ratings have slumped as Britons turn on the Prime Minister over his handling of the coronavirus crisis, a poll has indicated. Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon announces first day of single figure death toll in Scotland...

Nicola Sturgeon announces first day of single figure death toll in Scotland since March 27

NICOLA STURGEON said that Wednesday was the first weekday since March 27 where the number of deaths was in single figures, as she updated the nation on coronavirus from Edinburgh. Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon shame: Scottish leader faces backlash over care home crisis

Nicola Sturgeon shame: Scottish leader faces backlash over care home crisis

NICOLA STURGEON should have appointed a dedicated government minister with complete responsibility for care homes, her opposition has said. Read more ...

Brexit WARNING: Where EU would suffer 'economic hit' if no deal reached with...

Brexit WARNING: Where EU would suffer 'economic hit' if no deal reached with UK exposed

THE European Union would still take a significant economic hit in the event of a no deal Brexit, despite perception Brussels has less to lose from failure to conclude an... Read more ...

Brexit bust up: David Frost statement in FULL as trade talks on brink

Brexit bust up: David Frost statement in FULL as trade talks on brink

BREXIT trade talks have continued during the coronavirus pandemic, despite calls from politicians and the public to stall the process due to the destabilising nature of the... Read more ...

Frost sends barbed warning to EU as Brexit talks hit by crisis - 'We are...

Frost sends barbed warning to EU as Brexit talks hit by crisis - 'We are reaching limit!'

DAVID FROST has sent a warning shot to the EU as the fourth round of talks between Britain and the EU on a post-Brexit trade deal came to an end today amid little sign of progress. Read more ...

World must come together like NATO to find coronavirus vaccine, Boris...

World must come together like NATO to find coronavirus vaccine, Boris Johnson tells summit

BORIS Johnson last night urged world leaders to recreate the spirit of Nato in building an international alliance to combat coronavirus. Read more ...

Tony Blair points out the ONE key way Britain can keep coronavirus ‘in check'

Tony Blair points out the ONE key way Britain can keep coronavirus ‘in check'

FORMER prime minister Tony Blair has said a mass testing program should be in place to help keep the UK's coronavirus pandemic "in check". Read more ...

Brexit warning: Barnier attacked for plotting 'blame game' if UK-EU trade...

Brexit warning: Barnier attacked for plotting 'blame game' if UK-EU trade deal collapses

THE European Union has been accused of "preparing its ground for the inevitable blame game" following Michel Barnier's offer to extend the Brexit transition period by up to two... Read more ...