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What does ‘national defence' mean in a pandemic? It's no time to buy fighter jets | George Monbiot

2 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The UK dismissed early warnings about coronavirus - spending billions on the arms industry while ignoring real threats We are defending ourselves against the wrong threats. For...
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Piers Morgan goes viral praising 'immigrant NHS workers' in impassioned speech

Piers Morgan goes viral praising 'immigrant NHS workers' in impassioned speech

26 minutes ago   |   The Mirror

Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan has hailed foreign workers who "enrich our country" as they join the frontline healthcare response to coronavirus
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The Washington Post wrote that New Zealand is 'squashing' its coronavirus curve. An expert agrees, but says the elimination policy could still fail

The Washington Post wrote that New Zealand is 'squashing' its coronavirus curve. An expert agrees, but says the elimination policy could still fail

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

New Zealand's approach to the coronavirus, by closing its borders to foreigners and focusing on eliminating rather than containing the coronavirus, has been praised by The...
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How Europe failed the coronavirus test

How Europe failed the coronavirus test

5 hours ago   |   Politico

Hey could have known. They should have prepared. They didn't listen. Europe, in early April, remains the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic - where the outbreak...
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White House executive order creates 'Team Telecom' to check if foreign telcos should be allowed to trade in the US

5 hours ago   |   The Register

Speedier license applications possible, but uncertainty remains for many The White House has issued an executive order establishing a committee to help the Federal...
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Italy declares own ports 'unsafe' to stop migrants disembarking

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Decree citing coronavirus claims Italy cannot guarantee security of migrants' lives Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Italian government has...
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I moved to the US from China - here are the biggest cultural differences I've noticed between the 2 countries

I moved to the US from China - here are the biggest cultural differences I've noticed between the 2 countries

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I moved to the United States from China when I was 19 years old to go to college in North Carolina. Years later, I've noticed many cultural differences between my two...
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No sign of Britain's coronavirus lockdown being eased as outbreak continues

No sign of Britain's coronavirus lockdown being eased as outbreak continues

7 hours ago   |   The Mirror   |   5 articles

Prime Minister Boris Johnson initially said lockdown would be reviewed after the Easter weekend, but foreign secretary Dominic Raab has insisted it is too early to discuss an...
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Tourists confused over cover as government extends travel advice

Tourists confused over cover as government extends travel advice

7 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The Foreign Office had previously advised against all non-essential global travel until April 16. This meant holidaymakers booked for travel before that date were legally...
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'No let up' pledges Raab as Boris spends second night in intensive care

'No let up' pledges Raab as Boris spends second night in intensive care

8 hours ago   |   The Mirror

The Foreign Secretary, who is 'deputising' for the PM, warned the country not to “take its foot off the pedal” by lifting restrictions as the UK death toll rose 786 to 6,159...
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Singer John Prine dies days after being hospitalised with coronavirus symptoms

Singer John Prine dies days after being hospitalised with coronavirus symptoms

The Grammy Award winning Country singer was hospitalised in a critical condition last week after experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus Read more ...

NHS Nightingale admits first patients just nine days after hospital set up

NHS Nightingale admits first patients just nine days after hospital set up

A spokesperson for the site confirmed the news at the ExCeL Centre in east London which has added 4,000 critical care beds. Read more ...

China reports zero new coronavirus deaths: can we trust the statistics?

China reports zero new coronavirus deaths: can we trust the statistics?

Credits Alt Text China coronavirus There has been international scepticism over Beijing's track record on Covid-19 numbers One-Minute Read Wednesday, April 8, 2020... Read more ...

London news: Gunshots and explosions heard in South London as police swarm area

London news: Gunshots and explosions heard in South London as police swarm area

GREENWICH Police have arrested a number of people after gunshots and explosions were heard in South London during the night. Read more ...

New iPhone 12 release date, price, spec and latest rumours

New iPhone 12 release date, price, spec and latest rumours

Despite fierce competition from smartphone manufacturing giants across the globe, the Apple iPhone remains one of the most sought-after premium pieces of consumer technology in... Read more ...

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey will donate $1bn of his personal...

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey will donate $1bn of his personal wealth to coronavirus relief

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, who is worth $3.3billion, will donate $1billion to coronavirus relief, the largest contribution from a single individual. Read more ...

US hits new record for highest number of coronavirus deaths in a DAY with...

US hits new record for highest number of coronavirus deaths in a DAY with 1,890 fatalities

The US has hit a new record for the highest number of coronavirus deaths reported in a single day, hitting 12,908 deaths by Tuesday evening following a spike in 1,890... Read more ...

Boris Johnson's Cabinet meeting could be HACKED as EU refuses to use video...

Boris Johnson's Cabinet meeting could be HACKED as EU refuses to use video conferencing

BORIS JOHNSON'S remote cabinet meetings, which are currently being chaired by Dominic Raab while the Prime Minister is battling coronavirus in intensive care, could be... Read more ...

Top cop bashed in unprovoked attack by thugs near train station in Melbourne

Top cop bashed in unprovoked attack by thugs near train station in Melbourne

Victoria's top public transport cop was rushed to hospital after being kicked and punched in the head and chest near Heyington Railway Station in Toorak around 5.30pm on Saturday. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Trump threatens to cut off US funding to World Health Organisation

Coronavirus: Trump threatens to cut off US funding to World Health Organisation

Donald Trump has threatened to cut off US funding to the World Health Organisation - accusing it of "missing the call" on the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...