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Coronavirus live news: European commission proposes €1.85tn Covid-19 recovery plan

WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breachTory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic CummingsUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance…

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New Zealand deputy PM breaks ranks to urge Ardern to lift Covid-19 lockdown

Political kingmaker Winston Peters says nation has been in lockdown for ‘too long’ and calls for immediate move to the lowest level of restrictionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe deputy leader of New Zealand’s government…

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New Zealanders – like Jacinda Ardern – might not be shocked by earthquakes, but we do get scared | Charlotte Graham-McClay

Many of us recognised ourselves in the PM’s cool response to an earthquake on live TV, but we do fear the ‘big one’As I awoke to the bedroom shuddering and rattling around me on Monday morning, my first thought was a frantic household census, followed …

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Coronavirus live news: WHO warns of ‘second peak’ as it drops hydroxychloroquine trial

Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar denies picnic with friends was rule breach; World health leaders urge green recovery; Singapore warns of worst economic contractionGlobal report: ‘disaster’ looms as WHO warns of second peakWHO warns of ‘second peak’ in are…

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Myanmar army accused of new atrocities in attack on Rakhine village

Less than three years since a crackdown against Rohingya, troops are again accused of war crimes – this time against Rakhine Buddhists Kyaw Thu* waited until night fell before taking his family to the bank of a river not far from their village. While m…

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Coronavirus live news: Spain restrictions ease as British PM’s adviser reported to police over lockdown breach

Boris Johnson backs Dominic Cummings despite outcry; US bars foreign travellers arriving from Brazil; India resumes domestic flights. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: US suspends travel from Brazil as schools reopen in parts of AustraliaSpain en…

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