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LONDON (Reuters) – Vera Lynn, the singer who became a symbol of hope in Britain during World War Two and again during the coronavirus pandemic with her song “We’ll Meet Again”, died at the age of 103 on Thursday. Known as the Forces’ Sweetheart, Lynn struck a chord with soldiers fighting overseas and with the
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FILE PHOTO: A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin, shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus linked to the Wuhan outbreak, shared with Reuters on February 18, 2020. NEXU Science Communication/via REUTERS LONDON
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FILE PHOTO: A faculty building of Imperial College London, Britain, May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville//File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists at Imperial College London will start the first clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine this week with more than 45 million pounds in backing from the UK government and philanthropic donors. The trials are
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A visitor looks at penguins swimming, at the London Zoo on the first day of its reopening since lockdown restrictions ease, during the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in London, Britain, June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – London Zoo reopened to only a fraction of the normal number of visitors on Monday
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LONDON (Reuters) – “That’s not what we do!” Patrick Hutchinson, a protester, carries a suspected far-right counter-protester who was injured, to safety, near Waterloo station during a Black Lives Matter protest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, in London, Britain, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez Reuters photographer Dylan Martinez heard the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is urgently reviewing its social distancing rule and might be able to relax quarantine for travellers to help its economy recover from a coronavirus crisis collapse, the country’s finance minister Rishi Sunak said. Progress in tackling the coronavirus pandemic meant Britain was able to take a “fresh look” at the two-metre
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Protesters walk across Waterloo Bridge during a Black Lives Matter protest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, at Westminster, in London, Britain, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters) – Fights broke out between rival groups and police outside London’s Waterloo station on Saturday, with missiles and fireworks thrown, a Reuters
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LONDON (Reuters) – Anti-racism protesters rallied again around Britain on Saturday, with scuffles breaking out in London as counter-demonstrators also came out to protect monuments targeted for their links to colonial history. Demonstrators hold placards as they attend a Black Lives Matter protest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, in Newcastle,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 10, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to scrap the two metres distancing rule latest by September
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