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A man wearing a protective facemask queues outside Sainsbury’s supermarket in Streatham, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose to 1,228, according to figures released on
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FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of diplayed Airbnb logo in this illustration taken March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration LONDON (Reuters) – Airbnb hosts will provide free rooms for workers in Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) to support their work during the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on Sunday. Nearly 1,500 places
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack is seen at Downing Street in London, Britain, December 17, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack has developed mild symptoms consistent with coronavirus and is self-isolating, a spokeswoman for his ministry said on Saturday. Prime Minister Boris
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is scaling up coronavirus testing for frontline National Health Service (NHS) staff, with hundreds of tests due to be carried out in coming days and many more next week. Britain’s Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove speaks at a digital news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should postpone an ongoing review of its security, defence and foreign policy for at least a year because of the widening impact of coronavirus, a leading defence think-tank said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Defence Secretary Ben Wallace arrives for a weekly cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London, Britain March
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People wait for a bus, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters) – More than 158,000 people have signed up to help Britain’s National Health Service tackle the coronavirus outbreak just hours after a request for a quarter of a million volunteers, ITV
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LONDON (Reuters) – The number of coronavirus deaths in Britain jumped on Tuesday, the first day of a national lockdown, while the government called for 250,000 volunteers for the health service and announced a temporary hospital would open in London next week. In a TV message on Monday evening watched by more than 27 million
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FILE PHOTO: A man watches watches British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s press conference as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Britain March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Carl Recine LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his cabinet on Tuesday that it was vital that the public followed his instruction to stay at
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LONDON (Reuters) – UK scientists are to track the spread of the new coronavirus and watch for emerging mutations by using gene sequencing to analyse the strains causing thousands of COVID-19 infections across the country, Britain said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson effectively closed down the United Kingdom on Friday, ordering pubs, restaurants, theatres, cinemas and gyms to shut their doors in a bid to slow down the accelerating spread of the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) news conference inside 10
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FILE PHOTO: A British Airways plane taxis past tail fins of parked aircraft to the runway near Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport in London, Britain March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British Airways pilots will have to take two weeks of unpaid leave in both April and May as well as a
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Shoppers line up to enter a Sainsbury’s supermarket amid the coronavirus outbreak in Manchester, Britain, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Thursday it had relaxed competition laws to allow co-operation between supermarkets so shoppers can get the food they need during the coronavirus outbreak. “We’ve listened to the powerful arguments
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