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Coronavirus live news: UK records 3,899 new infections as French cases rise by 10,000 | World news

A few thousand demonstrators calling for Benjamin Netanyahu to resign have gathered in Jerusalem, despite an Israeli national lockdown that went into force on Friday. The prime minister has faced months of relentless protests and widespread public anger over his government’s handling of the country’s coronavirus crisis and charges of alleged corruption. Public demonstrations are […]

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Coronavirus live news: India cases pass 4m; anti-lockdown protesters arrested in Victoria | World news

Covid-19 has killed at least 875,703 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP on Saturday. At least 26,671,700 cases of coronavirus have been registered. Of these, at least 17,496,300 are considered recovered. The tallies, using data collected by AFP from national authorities and […]

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Drive urging people back to the office on ice after fears of spike in cases

South Korea has reported 299 new cases as officials placed limits on dining at restaurants and closed fitness centers and after-school academies in the greater capital area to slow the spread of the virus. The 17th consecutive day of triple-digit increases brought the national caseload to 19,699, including 323 deaths. The Korea Centers for Disease Control […]

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Coronavirus live news: Victoria in Australia adds 303 cases as restrictions tighten in Europe | World news

1.23am BST01:23 Australia is delivering humanitarian supplies to Beirut as the city continues to reel from a blast that left more than 170 people dead and 30,000 homeless. On Saturday the country’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, announced the delivery will include shelter kits and mobile warehouses to replace destroyed storage facilities, in addition to the […]

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Beirut explosion: at least 78 dead and 4,000 wounded, says Lebanon health ministry – live updates | World news

12.59am BST00:59 The New York Times’ Maria Abi-Habib on the situation at hospitals: Maria Abi-Habib (@Abihabib) Interviewing ER doctors at some of Beirut’s biggest hospitals, and they are crying. St. George Hospital is destroyed. Patients streamed down the stairs to exit the hospital, bc elevators were damaged. Children being treated for cancer are now wounded […]

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Lloyds, Shell report big losses as markets await German and US GDP – business live

US economy likely to have contracted at fastest pace since Great Depression 8.48am BST UK and European shares are a sea of red now. The FTSE 100 is down 0.8%, falling some 50 points to 6,081, dragged down by Lloyds Banking Group, which reported a much bigger than expected loss for the second quarter this […]

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Once a Republican bastion, Arizona is now a battleground that could decide the election | US news

Ten years ago, Arizona enacted one of the strictest and most contentious immigration measures in the nation – the so-called “show me your papers” law – and a generation of young Latinos revolted. Hundreds of Latino activists and high school students marched through the streets of downtown Phoenix, to protest against a piece of legislation […]

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Coronavirus US: 61,492 new cases recorded, second highest day on record – live updates | US news

Yesterday evening Orange County education leaders voted to recommend reopening schools without the mandatory use of masks or increased social distancing – although they do suggest there should be daily temperature checks, frequent handwashing and the use of hand sanitizer, alongside the nightly disinfection of classrooms Jocelyn Gecker has been reporting for Associated Press from […]

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Top disease expert blames surge in Covid-19 cases on US failure to shutdown

South Africa’s decision to reimpose a ban on the sale of alcohol upset consumers and the hospitality sector on Monday, but health experts said it could free up space in stretched hospitals as coronavirus cases spike. Ramaphosa announced the return of the ban, which was only lifted on 1 June, in an address to the nation on […]

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