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Even Social Distancing Hasn't Saved Women From Sexual Harassment (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 30/05/2020 08:00:20

When I started walking from the North London suburbs into central London last week for my first lockdown friend-date, I had many mundane thoughts in my head. Will my phone battery last long enough to ...

Brazil Covid-19 death toll hits 27,878, surpassing hard-hit Spain (source — www.thesundaily.my) 30/05/2020 04:38:14

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil on Friday reached 27,878 coronavirus deaths, official figures showed, surpassing the toll of hard-hit Spain and making it the country with the fifth-highest number of fatalities...

France May mortality rate below 2019 level (source — www.news.com.au) 30/05/2020 01:55:02

Fewer people died in France in early May than in the same period in the two previous years following high excess death rates during the peak of the coronavirus epidemic in March-April, statistics agen...

Coronavirus excess deaths: UK has one of highest levels in Europe (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 15:04:58

Data since start of Covid-19 crisis shows almost 60,000 additional deaths, a fifth higher than usualCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritain’s excess death toll from Covid-1...

Coronavirus live news: South Korea closes schools days after reopening; Iran sees jump in new infections (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 15:00:26

School closure comes after spike in cases; Iran tally highest since early April; Spain approves minimum basic income scheme Global report: France to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions and open restaura...

Plastic bubble brings joy to French nursing home (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 29/05/2020 14:06:13

The new coronavirus has proved deadliest for older people, and France imposed a strict no-visit policy at retirement homes.

Coronavirus immunity hope as even mild illness leads to antibodies (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 29/05/2020 14:04:09

EVEN people with mild coronavirus illness develop antibodies, researchers say.  Scientists in France discovered most people have traces in their blood – suggesting they may have some level of im...

Coronavirus live news: South Korea closes schools days after reopening; global deaths pass 360,000 (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 13:36:25

School closure comes after spike in cases; Spain approves minimum basic income scheme; Philippines has biggest daily rise in cases Global report: France to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions and open r...

Coronavirus live news: South Korea closes schools days after re-opening; global deaths pass 360,000 (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/05/2020 13:07:59

School closure comes after spike in cases; Spain approves minimum basic income scheme; Philippines has biggest daily rise in cases Global report: France to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions and open r...

Famous tourist sites remain closed as lockdown rules are eased (source — www.independent.ie) 29/05/2020 13:01:24

None of France’s three most famous tourist sites will reopen when the country lifts most of its remaining coronavirus lockdown restrictions next week.

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