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Coronavirus live news: France tells citizens to avoid Catalonia; Norway to quarantine travellers from Spain again (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/07/2020 19:55:33

Spanish officials warn country could be experiencing second wave already; Bolsonaro ignores distancing despite positive test; Belgian halts lockdown easingEurope warns of need for vigilance as Covid-1...

Markets hope for progress over EU recovery fund; US consumer confidence drops – business live (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/07/2020 17:47:46

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: New US house builds jumped 17% in JuneBoE governor Bailey cautious about recoveryIntroduction: EU recovery fund in focusInvestors doub...

How we met: ‘He was wearing a horrible old jacket – and mistook me for someone else’ (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/06/2020 13:00:05

Bruce James, 61, and Julia Piedra Gutierrez, 57, met in 1998 in Costa Rica, when he mistook her for a girl he had met at a party. They now live in Honolulu, but are currently separated by the coronavi...

Coronavirus live news: deaths in Latin America pass 100,000 as Fauci warns of 'disturbing' US cases surge (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/06/2020 07:32:39

Three US states confirm record cases; Brazil confirms 39,436 new cases; 200 cases at one South African school. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalis...

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale in spotlight over Tulsa rally flop – live (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/06/2020 21:12:51

President returns to campaign trail at muted Oklahoma eventHow Trump was ‘played’ by K-pop fans and TikTok usersOpinion: Trump’s Tulsa rally was just another sad farceThe Room Where It Happened by Joh...

Coronavirus live news: pandemic entering 'new and dangerous phase', warns WHO (source — www.theguardian.com) 19/06/2020 23:01:43

Agency says people are tiring of lockdowns despite an accelerating spread of the diseaseMallorca welcomes more sedate breed of German tourist‘Everyone is scared’: anxiety in Beijing as officials battl...

20 Secret Staycation Swaps That Look Like They’re Abroad (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 06/06/2020 08:00:12

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.It’s safe to say our summer holidays are going to look...

Could Riots Happen Again In The UK As People Demand Justice For Police Brutality? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 04/06/2020 08:00:17

On August 4, 2011, 29-year-old Mark Duggan was shot dead by the Metropolitan Police in Tottenham, north London.His killing sparked public protests on those same streets two days later, as his friends,...

Coronavirus live news: Sweden left out of Nordic border opening amid calls for inquiry into Covid-19 response (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 18:08:40

South Korea postpones reopening of 800 schools; Iran tally highest since early April; Spain approves minimum basic income scheme‘Gross incompetence’: ex-Obama adviser slams Trump Covid responseExtra l...

New Yorkers have been stranded in Costa Rica on their third date for 10 weeks due to COVID pandemic (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 29/05/2020 09:17:07

Matt Richardson, 31, and Khani Lee, 29, made the adventurous decision to go to Costa Rica on March 17 for only their third time meeting after they enjoyed their first date in New York in February.

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