Wuhan residents relieved but cautious day before travel curbs lifted

Wuhan residents relieved but cautious day before travel curbs lifted

Residents say they are relived but still cautious a day before the government plans to lift travel curbs from the contagion's epicentre of Wuhan. Authorities have warned though that various restrictions on movement would remain to guard against ...
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National Guard deployed to Minneapolis stand guard after violent protests overnight

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis stand guard after violent protests overnight

National Guard soldiers are deployed in Minneapolis for peacekeeping after a third night of rioting over police brutality against African Americans left hundreds of shops damaged and a police station on fire.
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COVID-19: Robot screens visitors entering Belgian hospital

COVID-19: Robot screens visitors entering Belgian hospital

Antwerp University Hospital will be using a robot called CRUZR, supplied by the Belgian company Zorabots, to automatically detect the temperature of patients and whether or not they are wearing masks as they enter the hospital.
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Dancer, café owners join the ranks as French agriculture struggles for manpower

Dancer, café owners join the ranks as French agriculture struggles for manpower

Clarisse is a dancer, Cédric and Florian café owners... with no work in their repsctive sectors due to coronavirus restrictions, all three are working on a small farm at the foot of Mont Ventoux in Provence. The epidemic, and the closure of border...
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'Dark days' for Venice gondola makers

'Dark days' for Venice gondola makers

Already endangered, Venice's traditional gondola shipyards now lie silent, the only sound the gentle lapping of the canal water at their doorsteps. All have been at a near or complete standstill since a blanket ban on sailing gondolas during the c...
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State patrol troopers in the streets of Minneapolis after a night of riots

State patrol troopers in the streets of Minneapolis after a night of riots

State Patrol troopers are out on the streets of Minneapolis in droves, after a night of violent riots that saw looting and dozens of buildings set ablaze.
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First indoor concert held in Barcelona since start of lockdown easing

First indoor concert held in Barcelona since start of lockdown easing

About twenty people come to see the Clarence Bekker Band perform live at Barcelona's Jamboree jazz club, the first indoor concert since the the easing of lockdown measures in the city. Strict social distancing and safety measures were put in place...
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Couple attempt 'Victorian-type' at-home dental work amid pandemic

Couple attempt 'Victorian-type' at-home dental work amid pandemic

With dental surgeries across the UK forced to shut during the coronavirus lockdown, one couple took matters into their own hands, buying an online kit to carry out emergency dental treatment.
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Istanbul's Fatih mosque holds first mass prayer since mid-march

Istanbul's Fatih mosque holds first mass prayer since mid-march

Friday prayer resumes in Istanbul's Fatih Mosque as Turkey continues to ease its lockdown by partially reopening its places of worship. Several mosques across the country are holding collective Friday prayers for the first time since mid-March.
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Commemoration event is held for victims of last year's Budapest boat disaster

Commemoration event is held for victims of last year's Budapest boat disaster

The tour boat operator that owned the Mermaid, which sank a year ago on a busy stretch of the Danube in downtown Budapest, organises a commemoration event, laying a wreath at the site of the accident. The Mermaid sightseeing boat sank within secon...
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Twitter flags Trump tweet on Minneapolis as 'glorifying violence'

Twitter flags Trump tweet on Minneapolis as 'glorifying violence'

Twitter has flagged a post by US President Donald Trump on the unrest in Minneapolis as 'glorifying violence', saying the tweet violates its rules but would not be removed.
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Renault employees gather at plant after news of jobs cuts

Renault employees gather at plant after news of jobs cuts

Dozens of employees, elected officials and trade unionists gather in front of the Renault plant in Choisy-le-Roi, on the outskirts of Paris, following the announcement of a savings plan of more than 2 billion euros and the elimination of 15,000 jo...
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Police precinct in flames in US protest over death of black man

Police precinct in flames in US protest over death of black man

A police precinct in Minnesota went up in flames late Thursday in a third day of demonstrations as protesters seethed over the shocking police killing of a handcuffed black man.
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Top gun: Tokyo aerobatics to thank medical workers

Top gun: Tokyo aerobatics to thank medical workers

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Blue Impulse team wows onlookers with aerial acrobatics over downtown Tokyo to thank healthcare workers.
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Protesters set Minneapolis police station on fire

Protesters set Minneapolis police station on fire

Demonstrators set fire to the Minneapolis police station amid rage in the streets over the shocking police killing of a handcuffed black man.
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'We have lost our freedom': Hong Kong residents react to China security law

'We have lost our freedom': Hong Kong residents react to China security law

Hong Kong citizens share their thoughts on Beijing's decision to impose a security law on the financial hub, which has sparked new fears that the city is losing its special freedoms. 'Hong Kong will soon become the same as China,' says one Hong K...
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Guatemalans protest for lifting of virus lockdown

Guatemalans protest for lifting of virus lockdown

Guatemalans protest in the capital Guatemala City, demanding President Alejandro Giammattei to put an end to coronavirus lockdown measures imposed since March.
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Opera singer serenades south London streets for carers

Opera singer serenades south London streets for carers

Opera singer Edgaras Montvidas took to the streets of south London on Thursday evening to add a new spin to the weekly 'Clap for our Carers' event. With support from actor friend Jason Flemyng and volunteers from Critical NHS, Montvidas helped rai...
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Protesters rage outside Minneapolis police station

Protesters rage outside Minneapolis police station

Protesters, angry over the shocking police killing of a handcuffed black man, gather outside the Minneapolis police station building and break down fences. Authorities in Minneapolis and its sister city St. Paul got reinforcements from the Natio...
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Climate change forces Sami reindeer herders to adapt

Climate change forces Sami reindeer herders to adapt

With milder winters in Sweden, members of the country's indigenous Sami community who herd reindeer say that changing weather patterns are forcing them to travel further and spend more money searching for food to stop their animals from starving. ...
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Black bear cubs make their debut in eastern France zoo

Black bear cubs make their debut in eastern France zoo

Two black bear cubs born in early February have made their debut at the Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix zoo in eastern France. Dakota and Carolina have emerged from their lair under the watchful eye of mother Willow. Meanwhile, the park's baby racc...
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Mediterraneans long for embraces as Covid forces new social rites

Mediterraneans long for embraces as Covid forces new social rites

In Marseille, Tunis or Athens, Mediterranean people used to kissing, shaking hands or, but are struggling to come to terms with social distancing, but are inventing new social rituals.
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British care home opens drive through for residents and visitors

British care home opens drive through for residents and visitors

A care home in Oxfordshire has opened a makeshift drive through for family and friends of residents who have been unable to see their loved ones in person since March, when the lockdown came into effect across the United Kingdom in a bid to curb t...
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Beijing adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

Beijing adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's rubber-stamp parliament endorses plans to impose a national security law on Hong Kong that critics say will destroy the city’s autonomy.
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