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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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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 plot DESTROYED: Remainer plan to force delay torn apart - 'Boris not...

Brexit plot DESTROYED: Remainer plan to force delay torn apart - 'Boris not for turning'

REMAINERS have been dealt a bitter blow in their hopes of delaying Brexit by up to two years after being warned Boris Johnson will not back down from insisting a trade deal... Read more ...

Brexit plot implodes: Remainers have 'contempt for democratic process - just...

Brexit plot implodes: Remainers have 'contempt for democratic process - just like EU'

REMAINER MPs have been viciously attacked over last-ditch attempts to delay Brexit, with one political expert raging "they have contempt for the democratic process - just like... Read more ...

‘Childish' Anna Soubry sparks backlash as Remainer chips in after Barnier's...

‘Childish' Anna Soubry sparks backlash as Remainer chips in after Barnier's Brexit speech

ANNA SOUBRY has sparked a backlash on Twitter after she weighed in on the latest breakdown in Brexit talks between the UK and the EU. Read more ...

Barnier SIDELINED! Boris to go straight to EU leaders as PM loses patience...

Barnier SIDELINED! Boris to go straight to EU leaders as PM loses patience with eurocrat

BORIS Johnson will use a showdown with three European Presidents later this month to help force a breakthrough in a post-Brexit trade deal after talks hit a brick wall on Friday. Read more ...

EU attacked for ‘cherry picking' as ‘little progress' made in crunch Brexit...

EU attacked for ‘cherry picking' as ‘little progress' made in crunch Brexit talks

THE European Union has been accused of "cherry picking" from the political declaration in Brexit talks with the UK and attacked for taking a "hypocritical" position as a trade... 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 ...