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Apr 04, 2020

Why some UK health workers are wearing bin bags
One intensive care doctor describes the reality faced by some UK health workers on the front line.

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Apr 04, 2020

How a Rastafarian village gave Hollywood Peter Pan
A child actor from a small religious community in Antigua is bringing the timeless character to life.

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Apr 04, 2020

Madam CJ Walker: 'An inspiration to us all'
How an African-American orphan and single mother founded a business empire - 114 years ago.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Dealing with addiction while in lockdown
Support meetings for recovering addicts have been cancelled in the lockdown. Here's how one man is coping.

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Apr 04, 2020

Plagues, zombies and vampires: How Hollywood handles deadly viruses
As online audiences flock to movies like Contagion, we explore how viruses are depicted on film.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Sophie Raworth's deserted London
BBC presenter's photographs of deserted streets as she runs to work in central London.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Scientists brand 5G claims 'complete rubbish'
Claims 5G harms immune systems or spreads the virus have been condemned by the scientific community.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Why Dutch lockdown may be a high-risk strategy
As coronavirus spreads rapidly the Dutch official stance has been criticised as cold-hearted.

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Apr 04, 2020

UK's top footballers uneasy over pay cut plan
The Professional Footballers' Association warns that proposals for a 30% pay cut in the Premier League would be "detrimental to our NHS".

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Apr 04, 2020

Pixar pioneers behind Toy Story animation win "Nobel Prize" of computing
The men who made films like Toy Story and Finding Nemo possible spoke to the BBC about winning the Turing Award.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: ‘I'm digging graves for people who are still living'
As local councils prepare for coronavirus deaths, a gravedigger in Cornwall has been asked by his local parish to dig extra graves.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: How a church sings when the choir can't meet
A church in London has found a way to create the musical experience of a service despite the coronavirus restrictions.

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Apr 04, 2020

Learning how to make an igloo in the Antarctic
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt learnt to make an igloo while visiting Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier.

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Apr 04, 2020

Premier League pay cut proposal would harm NHS, says PFA
The Professional Footballers' Association warns that proposals for a 30% pay cut in the Premier League would be "detrimental to our NHS".

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: New York virus deaths surge past 3,500
The state sees another record daily increase in fatalities as its coronavirus outbreak worsens.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: 'We're on our knees' says nurse
A nurse posted a video to a Facebook group after a long and difficult shift in ICU amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Apr 04, 2020

Mast fire probe amid 5G coronavirus claims
There have been fires at masts in Birmingham, Liverpool and Melling in Merseyside.

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Apr 04, 2020

UK mast fire probe amid 5G coronavirus claims
There have been fires at masts in Birmingham, Liverpool and Melling in Merseyside.

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Apr 04, 2020

Kobe Bryant: NBA great inducted into Naismith Hall of Fame
Kobe Bryant, who died in January, will be posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Apr 04, 2020

Keir Starmer elected new UK Labour leader
The 57-year old MP wins a decisive victory over two rivals and vows to lead party "into new era".

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Apr 04, 2020

Premier League 'faces £762m penalty' if season voided
The Premier League faces a £762m financial penalty if the season does not resume, players have been told.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Five-year-old among latest UK victims
A child with underlying health conditions is among 708 people whose deaths were reported in the past day.

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Apr 04, 2020

Virtual Grand National 2020: Potters Corner wins televised race
A televised computer-animated version of the Grand National, cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, is won by 18-1 shot Potters Corner.

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Apr 04, 2020

Kenny replaces McCarthy as Republic of Ireland boss
Stephen Kenny replaces Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager with immediate effect after the Euro play-offs were indefinitely postponed.

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Apr 04, 2020

Justin Langer: Australia coach sees value in behind-closed-doors games
Australia coach Justin Langer supports the idea of playing cricket behind closed doors when safe to do so as it will have "great value" to the public.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Spain 'close to passing peak' as deaths fall again
Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has extended lockdown measures in the country until 25 April.

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Apr 04, 2020

Liverpool furlough some non-playing staff
Liverpool place some of their staff on furlough, in response to the ongoing suspension of Premier League because of the coronavirus crisis.

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Apr 04, 2020

Romans-sur-Isère: Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack
Police arrested a suspect after the attack in the south-eastern town of Romans-sur-Isère.

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Apr 04, 2020

New Labour leader Keir Starmer vows to lead party into 'new era'
The 57-year old MP wins a decisive victory over two rivals and vows to lead party "into new era".

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Apr 04, 2020

Birmingham and Merseyside masts torched over 5G coronavirus claims
Mobile networks say theories linking coronavirus to 5G are "baseless".

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Apr 04, 2020

Michael Atkinson: Trump fires intelligence chief involved in impeachment
Intelligence chief Michael Atkinson first alerted Congress to a whistleblower complaint.

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Apr 04, 2020

No problem giving up wages but players' 'backs are against wall' - Rose
Danny Rose says he feels Premier League players' "backs are against the wall" over discussions about wage cuts.

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Apr 04, 2020

Keir Starmer elected as new Labour leader
The 57-year old MP defeats Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy in ballot of party members.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Birmingham and Merseyside masts set on fire over false 5G claims
Mobile networks say theories linking coronavirus to 5G are "baseless".

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Apr 04, 2020

Tokyo Olympics: Fifa could move age limit for men's football tournament to 24
Fifa could raise the age limit for the men's football tournament at next summer's rearranged Olympics to 24.

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Apr 04, 2020

World Cup wins & Bermuda's leaping 'salmon' - TMS commentators relive your favourite moments
Watch some of your favourite moments from ICC tournaments and remember them with the help of Test Match Special's commentators.

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Apr 04, 2020

China comes to a standstill
A day of remembrance is held to honour those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Who needs masks or other protective gear?
Masks, gloves and other protective kit can help stop the spread - but only in the right circumstances.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus: China mourns Covid-19 victims with three-minute silence
A day of mourning is held for the 3,300 people who died in China, where the Covid-19 pandemic began.

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Apr 03, 2020

Fears for UK lockdown over weekend of sunshine
Warm weather is expected to give UK police "one of their biggest challenges" in preventing crowds.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: US accused of ‘piracy' over mask ‘confiscation'
Berlin officials say 200,000 masks have been diverted to the US under a law invoked by Donald Trump.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Trump to defy 'voluntary' advice for Americans to wear masks
The US president says he does not want to be seen in one, despite Centers for Disease Control guidance.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Fake and misleading stories that went viral this week
A global look at Covid-19 rumours and disinformation.

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Apr 03, 2020

The climber who bagged all 282 Munros in one winter
Kevin Woods battled through storms to complete all of Scotland's Munros in one winter season.

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Apr 03, 2020

Week in pictures
A selection of news photographs taken around the world this week.

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Apr 03, 2020

The Sudanese doctors who died in the UK
Two British-Sudanese doctors became the first doctors to die of coronavirus in the UK. This is their story.

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Apr 03, 2020

Belly dancers to florists: Six African coronavirus heroes
Uplifting stories about African people doing exceptional things in the age of coronavirus.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: How to see the world without leaving your home
Coronavirus has restricted travel, but it doesn't have to restrict our imagination.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Indonesia grapples with fear of a hidden virus surge
Vast and far-flung, Indonesia faces a unique struggle against the virus - many fear it is on the losing side.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Russia uses facial recognition to tackle Covid-19
As Russian cities go into lockdown to try to contain coronavirus, Moscow uses the latest technology to keep track of residents.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Garden goals getting pro-commentary
BBC commentary has been added to the video clips which were collated by Port Vale Foundation Trust.

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Apr 03, 2020

Tomb Sweeping Festival: China pays 'virtual' respects to ancestors
The coronavirus outbreak has closed cemeteries across China, so people are paying respects online.

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Apr 03, 2020

Robert F Kennedy: Search for granddaughter and her young son
Maeve Kennedy McKean and her son were last seen in a canoe off Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

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Apr 03, 2020

My Money: 'People have started leaving their houses again'
As part of a BBC blog series, Jen Smith talks us through one week as pandemic restrictions ease in Shenzhen.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: US 'wants 3M to end mask exports to Canada and Latin America'
Mask manufacturer 3M says the move would have "significant humanitarian implications".

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: LPGA Tour on hold until majority can play
The LPGA Tour will not resume after the coronavirus pandemic until the majority of international players are able to compete in tournaments, said commissioner Mike Whan.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: England men's and women's teams make contributions
The England men's cricket team make a donation while the women's team agree salary reductions amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

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Apr 03, 2020

England cricket teams make coronavirus contributions
The England men's cricket team make a donation while the women's team agree salary reductions amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: New York forced to redistribute ventilators
New York state - the centre of the US outbreak - had its largest single-day jump in virus deaths.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Chinese explorers start Everest climb amid pandemic
China has limited climbs to its nationals while Nepal has cancelled all expeditions.

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Apr 03, 2020

Joshua's world title defence against Pulev postponed
British heavyweight Anthony Joshua's defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world titles against Kubrat Pulev has been postponed.

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Apr 03, 2020

Premier League clubs to consult players on 30% wage cut as resumption delayed
Premier League clubs will ask players to take a 30% wage cut as it is announced the season will not resume from 30 April.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: 'Not smart' memo shows Amazon's union stance
The firm's lawyer says his comments were personal, spoken out of emotional frustration.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: What does ‘from Russia with love' really mean?
Russian aid for Italy and the US helps Russia's image - and pro-Kremlin media make much of it.

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Apr 03, 2020

What are Premier League and English football's options amid coronavirus?
With the English football season extended indefinitely, what are all the options for finding a conclusion to competitions?

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Apr 03, 2020

Premier League clubs to ask players to take 30% wage cut
Premier League clubs will ask players to take a 30% wage cut as it is announced the season will not resume from 30 April.

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Apr 03, 2020

Lean On Me singer Bill Withers dies at 81
The 1970s soul singer died of heart complications, his family said.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Queen to address country on Sunday as deaths rise
The Queen will speak to the nation on Sunday after a further 684 people die with coronavirus in the UK

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Slovakia to test Roma community
The government says around 1,500 members of the Roma community have recently returned from abroad.

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Apr 03, 2020

Premier League captains discuss potential charity move
Captains of Premier League clubs are discussing possible moves to give money to charity as they come under scrutiny to help in the fight against coronavirus.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Tunisia deploys police robot on lockdown patrol
It quizzes people outside suspected of flouting the North African nation's coronavirus restrictions.

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Apr 03, 2020

Amir Khan denies he is considering retirement - and still wants Pacquiao
Britain's former two-time world champion Amir Khan says "retirement is not on my radar," insisting he still has "one or two more" fights left.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: India doctors 'spat at and attacked'
Healthcare workers in India have reportedly been attacked or abused as they battle the coronavirus.

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Apr 03, 2020

UK PM stays in isolation with coronavirus symptoms
Boris Johnson had been due to come out of self-isolation but is continuing to work from home.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus in Africa: Debunking fake news and myths around Covid-19
BBC Africa's Joice Etutu tackles myths around Covid-19 that are being shared online on the continent.

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Apr 03, 2020

Daniel Pearl: Man acquitted of US journalist's murder is detained
Pakistani officials refuse to release the British-born militant convicted of beheading Daniel Pearl in 2002.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Europe's care homes struggle as deaths rise
France reveals 884 deaths linked to coronavirus and more cases emerge in Spain and Italy.

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Apr 03, 2020

'Coronavirus crisis shows need for radical overhaul of rugby union on global scale'
The coronavirus crisis has shown the need for a radical overhaul of rugby union on a global scale, says RFU boss Bill Sweeney.

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Apr 03, 2020

Premier League restart date to be pushed back; Uefa warns clubs
The restart date for the Premier League will be pushed back on Friday - while Uefa warns ending competitions early could lead to clubs forfeiting European places.

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Apr 03, 2020

Dr William Frankland, allergy scientist pioneer, dies aged 108
Dr William Frankland, known as "the grandfather of allergy", developed the idea of a pollen count.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: US set to recommend wearing of masks
The White House is expected to advise Americans to wear cloth masks, to help anti-virus efforts.

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Apr 03, 2020

Solomon Islands: Dozens missing after ferry defies cyclone warning
A ferry in the Solomon Islands embarks despite the pacific nation being on alert over a cyclone.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Ultra-Orthodox Israeli town of Bnei Brak under lockdown
Some ultra-Orthodox communities have been accused of being too slow to act over the coronavirus.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Tekashi 6ix9ine leaves prison early because of asthma fears
The rapper will serve the remaining four months of his sentence under home arrest.

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Apr 03, 2020

The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson shows her characters social distancing
Julia Donaldson and illustrator Alex Sheffler help children understand the regulations in new images.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Peru limits movement by gender to stem spread
Men and women are allowed out on different days, while on Sunday everyone must stay at home.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Health Secretary Matt Hancock describes his illness
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he lost half a stone when he fell ill with Covid-19.

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Apr 03, 2020

MOTDx: Callum Hudson Odoi on recovery, Tiger King and Sancho's Fifa
Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi tells MOTDx's Josh Denzel about his recovery from coronavirus and how he's living his life in isolation.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: North Korea claims to be 'totally free' of virus
The US military and N Korea observers question North Korea's claims it has staved off infections.

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Apr 03, 2020

BBC Sport's five things to do today
Our team give you something to read, watch, try, listen and take - all in one place.

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Apr 03, 2020

Big quiz: Can you name every Premier League top scorer?
In the first of BBC football's bumper quiz of the week, we want you to name every Premier League top scorer.

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Apr 03, 2020

'A turbulent year in palatial surroundings' - has Spurs' stadium move been a success?
A year ago today, Tottenham played their first match in their new stadium. BBC Sport's Phil McNulty looks at whether the move has aided the club's fortunes.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Google reveals travel habits during the pandemic
It will regularly provide updates as to what types of places people are going to during the outbreak.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Dressing up for bin night 'brings a smile' in Australia
Australians are having fun with fancy dress videos, bringing some relief to the stresses of lockdown.

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Apr 02, 2020

China's Luckin Coffee slumps on 'fake' data news
The company said its chief operating officer and other employees had fabricated financial information.

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Apr 02, 2020

‘I just had a baby - now I'm going to the frontline'
A nurse in NYC ended her maternity leave early to help her colleagues on the frontline.

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Apr 02, 2020

‘I just had a baby - now I'm going to the frontline.'
A nurse in NYC ended her maternity leave early to help her colleagues on the frontline.

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Apr 02, 2020

Coronavirus: India's bailout may not be enough to save economy
The pandemic has come as a devastating blow to an already slowing economy.

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Apr 02, 2020

Conifer is top tree in urban sound absorption test
Scientists say trees have a role to play in combating noise pollution in urban environments.

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Apr 02, 2020

South Africa's ruthlessly efficient fight against coronavirus
The government seems to have acted faster than many other states to tackle Covid-19, writes Andrew Harding.

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