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Britain orders a 14-day quarantine for incoming travelers

LONDON – The UK introduced a 14-day quarantine for arriving travelers and heavy fines for those who break the rules on Friday. Strict new travel restrictions have been outlined as other European nations are considering loosening theirs. For weeks, the British government opposed the idea of ​​a quarantine for travelers – even if the number of coronavirus deaths exceeded that …

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Coronavirus Global Tracker: China, Great Britain, Hydroxychloroquine

At a political congress, China wants to show that it is not affected by protests or the pandemic. When China’s top politicians started a strictly choreographed legislative competition on Friday, they showed strength to counter the defiance in Hong Kong and the economic damage done by the corona virus. Further important goals of the National People’s Congress in Beijing are …

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Irish nationalist Gerry Adams was illegally detained by Britain in 1970

LONDON – The British government acted illegally when it detained Irish Republican leader Gerry Adams without trial in the 1970s. The UK Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The 71-year-old Adams was one of around 2,000 people detained in Northern Ireland under laws related to those suspected of committing terrorist offenses. This internment policy – detention without trial – was one of …

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Britain is in a “change of mindset” towards Beijing, the leading legislator says

The conservative former Defense Secretary’s comments reflect the harsh criticism of Beijing from the United States, where Secretary of State Mike Pompeo argued last weekend that the outbreak occurred in a Chinese laboratory. He has provided no evidence and US intelligence assessments have not come to any such conclusion. According to a report in the Telegraph, the White House has …

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Britain outperforms Italy with the highest official number of coronavirus deaths in Europe

LONDON (Reuters) – The UK has overtaken Italy and reported the highest official coronavirus death toll in Europe, with more than 32,000 deaths, according to figures released on Tuesday. The high death toll could increase political pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who waited longer than other European leaders to order a ban to curb the virus’s spread in March. …

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Coronavirus World News: Great Britain, India, Italy

Some countries tiptoe to loosen restrictions. At least 12 countries began loosening the restrictions on public life on Monday as the world tried to calm troubled populations, fed up with being inside, and restart deadlocked economies without creating the opportunity that the corona virus is spreading. The measures, which included reopening schools and enabling domestic service at airports, provide a …

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Boris Johnson says Britain has peaked.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks and answers questions during a press conference on Downing Street for the Coronavirus outbreak on March 9, 2020 in London, England. Alberto Pezzali – WPA Pool | Getty Images Britain officially passed the peak of its coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday. “I can confirm today that we have passed the peak of …

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Great Britain in “dangerous” phase, no lockdown exit strategy in sight

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s deputy resisted pressure to explain how the government plans to ease a month-old coronavirus blockage on Sunday, warning that hasty measures could lead to a second peak in infections. A police vehicle can be seen in the mall where the end of the London Marathon was scheduled to take place today. The marathon was postponed after …

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Great Britain in “dangerous” phase, no lockdown exit strategy in sight

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s deputy resisted pressure to explain how the government plans to ease a month-old coronavirus blockage on Sunday, warning that hasty measures could lead to a second peak in infections. A police vehicle can be seen in the mall where the end of the London Marathon was scheduled to take place today. The marathon was postponed after …

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Britain unveils $ 1.6 billion bailout package for technology startups

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves 10 Downing Street after attending a cabinet meeting on February 14, 2020. Barcroft Media The UK government has announced a £ 1.25 billion ($ 1.6 billion) support package to help technology startups survive the coronavirus pandemic. Startups across the country have called for more financial support after rivals in France and Germany had …

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