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Norway and Denmark drop mutual border controls - but exclude Sweden (source — 29/05/2020 18:23:12

Scandinavian neighbour barred for now because of higher coronavirus death tollCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNorway and Denmark are to drop border controls between the two...

Coronavirus live news: Paris no longer a Covid-19 'red zone' as France moves into new lockdown phase (source — 28/05/2020 18:49:50

France prepares to enter phase two of lockdown relaxation; South Korean fficials re-implement lockdown measures in Seoul; Kenya records highest one-day case riseGlobal report: Trump silent on US death...

This Is How Common Asymptomatic Coronavirus Is (source — 28/05/2020 01:30:03

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.Many of us have no way of knowing if we’ve had symptom...

UK behind Yemen and Sudan in global index of children's rights, report finds (source — 26/05/2020 15:48:03

Report also warns of ‘dire impact’ of pandemic worldwide with large number of children failing to return to school after lockdowns easeThe suspension of vaccination programmes, school closures and a s...

Coronavirus live news: WHO drops hydroxychloroquine trial and warns of 'second peak' in pandemic (source — 26/05/2020 06:21:37

Mexico City records thousands more deaths than usual, amid doubt over official Covid-19 toll; UK PM’s senior adviser won’t apologise for lockdown breach; Iceland eases national alert; Follow the lates...

Partygoers celebrate as Iceland’s nightclubs reopen (source — 26/05/2020 02:50:11

REYKJAVIC: Iceland’s dancefloors once again pulsed to the beat as the country’s nightclubs reopened on Monday after a nine-week closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.At B5, a trendy high-end club in...

The 10 Airbnbs We'd Want To Stay In If We Could Right Now (source — 22/05/2020 08:00:04

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.Dreaming of a post-lockdown getaway? Us too. ...

Australian states squabble over reopening domestic borders (source — 21/05/2020 10:08:35

BRISBANE: A bitter row has broken out between Australian states, with some refusing to reopen domestic borders to outsiders despite a steep drop in coronavirus infections.Several states making up more...

Iceland plans to welcome tourists by June 15 - trialling free coronavirus tests at airport (source — 19/05/2020 13:05:11

Iceland has announced that it plans to reopen its borders to tourists by June 15.

Eurovision: Will Ferrell Debuts First Song From New Film Based On Song Contest (source — 16/05/2020 12:22:29

Will Ferrell has debuted the first original song from his upcoming Eurovision film, just in time for what should have been the night of this year’s final.Back in 2018, it was revealed that Will ...

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