British minister Patel meets with French counterpart Darmanin in Calais

British minister Patel meets with French counterpart Darmanin in Calais

British Home Secretary Priti Patel travels to Calais to meet her French counterpart Gérald Darmanin for talks.
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Brussels makes masks mandatory across the city

Brussels makes masks mandatory across the city

Authorities in Brussels make masks mandatory across the city, and not just in shopping streets and public transport as before. While some residents see it as reasonable given the capital's rise in COVID-19 infections, others call it "ridiculous".
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Football/Champions League: PSG, Atalanta team buses arrive at stadium

Football/Champions League: PSG, Atalanta team buses arrive at stadium

PSG and Atalanta team buses arrive at Estadio da Luz stadium, ahead of the Champions League quarter-final.
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Images of Argentina's cemeteries as the coronavirus death toll tops 5000

Images of Argentina's cemeteries as the coronavirus death toll tops 5000

Images of workers burying victims of COVID-19 at cemeteries in Buenos Aires as Argentina's death toll from the coronavirus tops 5,000.
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Emergency services at scene of Scottish train derailment

Emergency services at scene of Scottish train derailment

Emergency services vehicles gather near the scene of a train derailment in Scotland that has resulted in at least three deaths. The crash, close to the town of Stonehaven around 25 kilometres (15 miles) south of Aberdeen, followed severe flooding ...
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Bus stop newest front in South Korea's coronavirus battle

Bus stop newest front in South Korea's coronavirus battle

Seoul unveils virus blocking bus stops designed to prevent people with high-temperatures from entering and using ultraviolet light air sterilisers to prevent transmission of airborne viruses. The 'smart' shelters provide surveillance images throug...
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'It makes me proud': Indians happy Kamala Harris on VP ticket

'It makes me proud': Indians happy Kamala Harris on VP ticket

Indians in New Delhi react to US Senator Kamala Harris being chosen by Joe Biden as his Democratic vice-presidential candidate.
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Mali anti-government protesters return to the streets

Mali anti-government protesters return to the streets

Thousands of anti-government protesters return to the streets in Mali's capital, Bamako, resuming a months-long push to topple president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who they accuse of presiding over corruption. The gathering marks the first time the J...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro, Temer inspect plane headed to Lebanon

Brazil's Bolsonaro, Temer inspect plane headed to Lebanon

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and former leader Michel Temer inspect a plane full of aid headed to Lebanon during a ceremony in Sao Paulo.
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Women rally in Minsk to call for an end to police violence

Women rally in Minsk to call for an end to police violence

Several hundred women, many wearing white and holding flowers, join hands to form a human chain in central Minsk to protest against police violence. Police in Belarus say they have detained hundreds more people and used firearms against protesters...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro, Temer prepare to see off plane headed for Lebanon

Brazil's Bolsonaro, Temer prepare to see off plane headed for Lebanon

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and former leader Michel Temer take part in a ceremony in Sao Paulo before seeing off a plane full of aid headed for Lebanon.
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Belarusians should have the 'freedoms they are demanding': Pompeo

Belarusians should have the 'freedoms they are demanding': Pompeo

Belarusians should be given "the freedoms that they are demanding", says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, expressing his concerns over an election "that wasn't held in a way that was free and fair".
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King Felipe VI of Spain welcomes Pedro Sanchez to Palma

King Felipe VI of Spain welcomes Pedro Sanchez to Palma

King Felipe VI of Spain welcomes Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez at the Palacio de Marivent in Palma de Mallorca.
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'Serious injuries' reported after Scottish train derails (Nicola Sturgeon)

'Serious injuries' reported after Scottish train derails (Nicola Sturgeon)

A passenger train derailed in northeast Scotland, with reports of "serious injuries" in what First Minister Nicola Sturgeon describes as "an extremely serious incident".
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Levels of protection from face masks

Levels of protection from face masks

Videoraphic showing the levels of protection provided by the wearing of face masks when near an infected person. Just seven weeks after bringing its first coronavirus wave under control, experts say Spain is once again in a "critical" situation wi...
Costa Rica turns sports arena into homeless shelter during pandemic

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Costa Rica has turned a sports arena into a homeless shelter for the many who have found themselves on the streets in the COVID-19-stricken country, but more live in crammed, shared houses that have been quarantined to prevent the virus' spread.
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Vaccination and the immune system

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Videographic explaining how vaccines work. Russia claims it has developed the world's first vaccine offering "sustainable immunity" against the coronavirus, despite mounting scepticism about its effectiveness as fears grow over a second wave of in...
Coronavirus: what is the R0 reproduction rate?

Coronavirus: what is the R0 reproduction rate?

Videographic on R0, which indicates the average number of people who can be contaminated by a person infected by a virus. Just seven weeks after bringing its first coronavirus wave under control, experts say Spain is once again in a "critical" sit...
Venice nurtures its lagoon back to health

Venice nurtures its lagoon back to health

Venice may be famed for Saint Mark's Square or the Bridge of Sighs, but the Italian city has another jewel oft overlooked: its lagoon. Once home to a rich variety of fish and birds, mankind's meddling has raised the water's salt content dramatical...
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Scottish children go back to school for the first time in five months

Scottish children go back to school for the first time in five months

Scottish children go back to school for the first time in five months as leaders across Britain try to kickstart a return to education despite a resurgence in the number of coronavirus cases.
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Scottish children go back to school for the first time in five months

Scottish children go back to school for the first time in five months

Scottish children go back to school for the first time in five months as leaders across Britain try to kickstart a return to education despite a resurgence in the number of coronavirus cases.
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Heavy rains cause flooding along Han River near Seoul

Heavy rains cause flooding along Han River near Seoul

Heavy rains in South Korea cause flooding in some areas and submerged parkways along the Han River.
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Auckland lockdown: Images outside testing centre

Auckland lockdown: Images outside testing centre

Images outside a makeshift coronavirus testing facility in the suburb of Northcote in Auckland, New Zealand on Wednesday as residents wait in their vehicles for their turn. New Zealand's dream run of 102 days without locally transmitted coronavir...
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Trump lashes out at Biden's running mate Kamala Harris

Trump lashes out at Biden's running mate Kamala Harris

US President Donald Trump heavily criticizes Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's choice of running mate in the US elections, calling her "nasty" and "disrespectful" as well as taking aim at her policies.
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