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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Bewdley to see recovery efforts following recent flooding in Britain, March 8 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool BEWDLEY, England (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was heckled by some residents when he visited a flood-hit area in central England on Sunday, after the water had subsided. Last month was the
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LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The number of people infected with the new coronavirus surpassed 100,000 across the world on Friday, as the outbreak reached more countries and economic damage intensified, with business districts beginning to empty and stock markets tumbling. In many affected countries, people were being asked to stay home from work, schools were
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South Korean soldiers spray disinfectant at the international airport amid the rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Daegu, South Korea, March 6, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s new confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday rose by 174 from late Friday, taking the national tally to 6,767, the Korea Centers for
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LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The number of people infected with the new coronavirus across the world surpassed 100,000 on Friday as the economic damage intensified, with business districts beginning to empty and stock markets tumbling. A man is seen wearing a protective face mask at Waterloo station in London, Britain, March 6, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – The epidemic of COVID-19 coronavirus infection spreading around the world can be contained and controlled, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, but only with a concerted response by all governments. FILE PHOTO: Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference on the
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will appear together at an official engagement on Thursday for the first time since January’s announcement that they would step away from their royal duties. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit Canada House in London, Britain January 7,
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FILE PHOTO: Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, the wife of Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and her lawyer Baroness Fiona Shackleton arrive at the High Court in London, Britain, February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson LONDON (Reuters) – Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has applied to Britain’s top court to stop publication
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LONDON (Reuters) – The British government is preparing possible measures to support the health service, businesses and the economy as the outbreak of coronavirus continues to spread, the finance ministry said on Monday. People are pictured wearing protective face masks in London, Britain, March 2, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls The United Kingdom has so far had
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is planning for the global coronavirus epidemic to get worse, health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday, describing the outbreak as a “very, very significant challenge”. Prime
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds announced on Saturday they are expecting their first child together and are engaged to be married. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds gesture as they arrive at 10 Downing Street on the morning after the general
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top official in the ministry responsible for policing resigned on Saturday after clashes with Home Office minister Priti Patel, in the latest test of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for overhauling how the government operates. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020.
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Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg arrives on a stage during a youth climate protest in Bristol, Britain, February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls BRISTOL, England (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg appeared at climate rally on Friday in the English city of Bristol. To chants of “Greta, Greta”, Thunberg, wearing a white knitted hat and a yellow raincoat,
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