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Third of British people have enjoyed coronavirus lockdown

One in three respondents told researchers at University College London (UCL) that, on balance, they had enjoyed the period of restrictions. But the survey highlighted the social inequalities that impacted people’s experience during the lockdown, with those who earned more and those who did not have underlying mental health conditions more likely to enjoy it. […]

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Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson’s people ‘in talks’ over fight

The former heavyweight champion says the two old rivals are discussing terms (Picture: Getty) Evander Holyfield has confirmed that his camp are in talks with Mike Tyson’s representatives over a potential fight after both legendary heavyweights announced they were making comebacks. Iron Mike uploaded a video showing his age-defying speed and power to Instagram last […]

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Jair Bolsonaro Is Telling People To Go To Work. In The Favelas They Don’t Have A Choice.

The journalists at BuzzFeed News are proud to bring you trustworthy and relevant reporting about the coronavirus. To help keep this news free, become a member and sign up for our newsletter, Outbreak Today. ROCINHA, Brazil — In many ways, Arthur Carvalho still lives in pre-coronavirus times. One of more than 100,000 residents of Rocinha, […]

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Why Are Some People So Much More Infectious Than Others?

As the coronavirus tears through the country, scientists are asking: Are some people more infectious than others? Are there superspreaders, people who seem to just spew out virus, making them especially likely to infect others? It seems that the answer is yes. There do seem to be superspreaders, a loosely defined term for people who […]

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Spain unveils aid package for people and businesses hit by coronavirus crisis

The Spanish government approved a €700 million aid package of economic and social measures to assist those affected by the almost total shutdown of the economy amid the coronavirus crisis.  The new measures include the suspension of evictions of vulnerable households for six months. The measure is set to cover people who are unable to meet […]

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2 residents at Westside home for people with dementia have the coronavirus

Two residents and an employee of a Westside luxury home for dementia patients have tested positive for the coronavirus. A man who moved into the facility, Silverado Beverly Place, last week developed symptoms shortly after his arrival and was taken to Cedars Sinai Medical Center by ambulance, according to emails reviewed by The Times and […]

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Should people with flu-like symptoms be tested for COVID-19?

In South Korea, where the new coronavirus illness is raging, there are drive-through sites at which people can be tested. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States this week lifted most restrictions on testing for COVID-19, as the respiratory illness sweeping the globe is known, to expand testing “to a wider […]

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‘Lots of people have been stockpiling…for many, many weeks now’ – Mumsnet’s Justine Roberts – Channel 4 News

The government publishes its battle plan tomorrow. But how draconian does it need to be? Is it possible to protect hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people without destroying the economy? And in the meantime, what can we all do to protect ourselves? We’re joined from the United States by Dr Jonathan Quick, former chair of […]

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More than 90,000 people sign petition urging TV channels to support sexual violence victims

More than 90,000 people have signed a petition calling on TV networks to do more to support victims of sexual violence. The petition, published on campaign site 38 Degrees, says all channels should be obliged to provide support and information after showing sexual violence on screen. It also says there should be more advanced trigger […]

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Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 170 people crashes near Tehran – local media 

A Ukrainian passenger plane bound for Kiev appeared to already be in flames before it fell from the sky and into a farm field outside of Tehran on Wednesday, sparking speculation it was shot down before killing all 170 passengers on board.  Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS752 crashed near just three minutes after takeoff from […]

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