Day: April 13, 2020


Coronavirus: Don’t expect changes to UK lockdown this week – Dominic Raab

Image copyright Getty Images The government does not expect to make changes to coronavirus lockdown restrictions this week, Dominic Raab has said. The foreign secretary said the UK’s plan “is working” but that “we are still not past the peak of this virus”. “Keep this up, we have come too far, lost too many loved […]

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What we’re learning about National Security from COVID-19

As of this writing, Johns Hopkins, is reporting more than 432,438 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the US, and nearly 1.5m confirmed cases worldwide.  While the battle to save lives is expected to continue until a vaccine is developed (which experts say could still be 12-18 months out), national security experts are focusing on what […]

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Pope calls for global solidarity over coronavirus in streamed service from empty St Peter’s Basilica

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urged crematoriums and local authorities not to treat coronavirus victims ‘like cattle’ and give them a dignified burial. Mr Welby – who normally presides over a congregation of 1,500 people at Canterbury Cathedral on Easter morning – delivered his Easter service on his iPad at his London flat after the […]

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