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Coronavirus: Paris bans daytime outdoor exercise
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 6:36 pm

France's new restriction on exercise in the capital comes as the death toll rises above 10,000. […]

Coronavirus: Wuhan outbound travel ban lifted
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 6:23 pm

People are now able to leave the Chinese city for the first time since January. […]

Coronavirus: Four out of five people's jobs hit...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 5:25 pm

The global economic impact of coronavirus could leave nearly 200 million people jobless, a UN agency says. […]

Coronavirus: New York reports highest single-day...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 4:39 pm

Governor Cuomo reports rising deaths as the state faces questions over a Rikers prison death. […]

Coronavirus: North-South divide ahead of key EU...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 3:26 pm

Italy and Spain accuse northern European countries of not doing enough to help in economic crisis. […]

George Pell: Cardinal says he holds 'no ill will'...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 3:19 pm

The cardinal was acquitted by Australia's highest court after being jailed for child sex abuse. […]

U.K.'s Boris Johnson receives oxygen treatment,...
Posted by Christina Boyle on April 7, 2020 at 1:39 pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, hospitalized with the coronavirus, remained in an intensive-care unit overnight but was in stable condition, was not on a ventilator and wasn't suffering from pneumonia, a spokesman for his office said Tuesday. […]

Syria War: 'Highly probable' Syrian military hit...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 12:47 pm

A UN board of inquiry examined air strikes on four civilian facilities in 2019. […]

Afghanistan peace deal: Taliban walk out of...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 12:18 pm

The militant group's first face-to-face talks with the Afghan government end in disagreement. […]

Chile lockdown: Third cougar caught in Santiago...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 12:04 pm

With the Chilean capital in lockdown, the big cats are venturing into residential neighbourhoods. […]

Social distancing during the coronavirus? Not...
Posted by Parth M.N. on April 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One Indian family struggles to protect itself from the coronavirus in one of Asia's largest slums, the latest calamity to threaten Mumbai's underclass. […]

Coronavirus: YouTube tightens rules after David...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 11:34 am

Videos will now be deleted if they falsely link coronavirus to 5G mobile networks. […]

Poland plans May election despite pandemic
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 11:02 am

The parliament passes a law to hold a presidential election by post, despite strong opposition. […]

Coronavirus: Why China's claims of success raise...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 10:56 am

China has claimed its first day without a virus death, but faces lingering scepticism over its data. […]

Coronavirus: Moroccans without masks in public...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 10:48 am

Offenders face sentences of up to three months and a hefty fine as part of anti-Covid-19 measures. […]

India says it will ship hydroxychloroquine to...
Posted by Shashank Bengali, Vidya Krishnan on April 7, 2020 at 10:24 am

India lifts a ban on exporting hydroxychloroquine, which Trump called a possible 'game changer' in the coronavirus fight despite a lack of evidence. […]

Column: Coronavirus has turned Republican...
Posted by Jonah Goldberg on April 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

Trump planned to run as a foe of socialism. Now he's handing out direct cash payments to millions of Americans. […]

As coronavirus rages, nursing homes have...
Posted by Joanne Faryon on April 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

Coronavirus: Should doctors take people off life support in order to save COVID-19 patients who might recover? […]

George Pell: Decision to free cardinal 'not a...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 8:29 am

A court's decision to quash George Pell's abuse convictions had been expected by many, a historian says. […]

Maeve Kennedy McKean's body is recovered after...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 6:53 am

Maeve Kennedy McKean and her son were last seen in a canoe off Chesapeake Bay in Maryland last week. […]

Coronavirus: Israel’s ultra-Orthodox lockdown...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 5:19 am

Coronavirus has hit Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jews disproportionately, but implementing lockdown in those communities has been challenging. […]

Hydroxychloroquine: The unproven 'corona drug'...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 4:49 am

India may 'reconsider' a ban on exporting hydroxychloroquine after a call from the US President. […]

Coronavirus patients can benefit from blood of...
Posted by Melissa Healy on April 7, 2020 at 2:45 am

A new study of 10 coronavirus patients in China gives further credence to the effectiveness of convalescent plasma therapy. […]

Coronavirus: NZ health minister breaks lockdown...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 2:37 am

David Clark called himself an "idiot" after admitting to clear breaches of the New Zealand lockdown. […]

Coronavirus: Why has Turkmenistan reported no...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 12:39 am

While many countries have imposed major restrictions, life continues as normal in Turkmenistan. […]

Boris Johnson: Trump asks drug companies to...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 12:26 am

The president said Johnson was a "fantastic person" who "fought like hell for his country". […]

Kenyans mourn Catholic Archbishop Ndingi Mwana...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 12:00 am

One of Kenya's most controversial clerics is being buried on Tuesday after he died at the age of 89. […]

Rwanda genocide: Treating the trauma 26 years on
Posted on April 6, 2020 at 11:37 pm

Photojournalist Chrystal Ding documented the treatment of survivors of the genocide in Rwanda. […]

If Boris Johnson cannot serve as British prime...
Posted by Christina Boyle, Laura King on April 6, 2020 at 11:26 pm

Who is coronavirus-stricken British Prime Minister Johnson's successor? […]

Drones in Africa: How they could become lifesavers
Posted on April 6, 2020 at 11:24 pm

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame says drones will become important for his nation, but can they really deliver? […]

Coronavirus US live: New York suffers highest...
Posted by Joan E Greve in Washington (now) and Martin Pengelly New York (earlier) on April 7, 2020 at 7:27 pm

New York has now lost 5,489 residents to coronavirusTrump was warned in January of devastating impact, memos revealWisconsin voters go to the polls in controversial electionLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 8.27pm BSTActing Navy secretary Thomas Modly was originally unwilling to apologize for his comments attacking Captain Brett Crozier, but he did so after Trump said he would “get involved” in the matter. “I want to apologize to the Navy for my recent comments to the crew of the TR,” Modly said in a statement released last night. “Let me be clear, I do not think Captain […]

'Liberation' as Wuhan's coronavirus lockdown ends...
Posted by Lily Kuo and Lillian Yang in Wuhan on April 7, 2020 at 7:01 pm

Flights resume, families reunite, and traffic jams return to the streets where 11m people had been shut inCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAfter 76 days sealed off from the world, the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus pandemic began, has opened its doors again.At midnight on Wednesday, authorities allowed residents to leave the city for the first time since 23 January when 11 million people were put under lockdown to contain the quickly spreading coronavirus. Continue reading... […]

Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson in intensive...
Posted by Kevin Rawlinson (now); Damien Gayle, Gregory Robinson, Sarah Marsh and Alison Rourke (earlier) on April 7, 2020 at 6:59 pm

UK foreign secretary to lead country; Japan declares state of emergency; China reports no deaths from Covid-19Boris Johnson ‘stable’ in intensive care and not on ventilator, says No 10US coronavirus updates – liveAt a glance: latest developmentsSee all of our coronavirus coverage 7.59pm BSTMy colleague, Kim Willsher, has an update on the situation in France:Jérôme Salomon gives the daily update of coronavirus figures. He points out today is World Health Day.There are 30,000 people in hospital (+ 305)Of whom 7,131 are in intensive care (+59)Explanation this = +518 new patients in i/c but -459 who left, total up 59.Of those in i/c 35% under 60 years old61% aged […]

Special Report: How federal snafus slowed testing...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 6:54 pm

The lab directors at the University of Virginia Medical Center felt powerless. […]

The Krays named their boa constrictor Read –...
Posted by Duncan Campbell on April 7, 2020 at 6:47 pm

Sunny and modest, detective Leonard ‘Nipper’ Read was admired by criminals and colleagues alike Leonard Read obituary Most people would be hard pressed today to name a single Scotland Yard detective, yet many would nod knowingly at the name of Leonard “Nipper” Read. While he will forever be remembered as the man who finally nailed the Kray twins, a major factor in his enduring reputation was that he was regarded with great affection, not only by his colleagues but, surprisingly perhaps, by many in the criminal fraternity, who regarded him as a straight arrow in an era when some of his fellow-detectives were far from that ideal.Long after his retirement, Read was […]

Johnson siblings' bond strong as ever as family...
Posted by Aamna Mohdin on April 7, 2020 at 6:28 pm

Boris, Rachel, Jo and Leo remain firm friends after Brexit wobbles as PM remains in intensive care with coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThrough decades of personal and political clashes, the Johnson family seem to have maintained a remarkable bond – and as Boris is treated in intensive care, the ties with the rest of his clan are as indelible as ever.Their ties have been tested by the most severe political storms. When the now prime minister Johnson became the face of the leave camp during the EU referendum, his siblings Rachel, Leo, and Jo passionately made the case for the UK to remain in the bloc. Rachel joined the newly formed and now […]

New York state overtakes Italy, has coronavirus...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 6:14 pm

New York state overtook Italy on Tuesday, reporting overall coronavirus cases second in the world only to Spain, according to a Reuters tally. […]

Donald Trump 'lost $1bn in a month' from...
Posted by Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent on April 7, 2020 at 6:10 pm

Stock market crash strips billionaire status from 267 of world’s richest people in the annual listDonald Trump lost an estimated $1bn of his paper fortune in the past month as the coronavirus lockdown forced the closure of offices, shopping centres, hotels and golf courses he owns.The US president’s fortune has fallen from an estimated $3.1bn (£2.5bn) on 1 March to $2.1bn on 18 March (at the height of stock market panic caused by the coronavirus pandemic) according to Forbes magazine’s annual billionaires list. Continue reading... […]

From ties to masks: German tailor shifts...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 5:59 pm

A 100-year-old Berlin tailor has been inundated with orders for colourful face masks sewn by its seamstresses after it suspended production of its signature bow ties two weeks ago due to the coronavirus outbreak. […]

New York's Cuomo sees state nearing coronavirus...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 5:47 pm

New York is nearing a plateau in the number of coronavirus patients hospitalized, a sign of optimism even though the number of the deaths in the state hit a single-day high, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday. […]

Covid-19: Europe toll passes 50,000 as Japan...
Posted by Jon Henley and Ed Pilkington on April 7, 2020 at 5:35 pm

Japan to rely on peer pressure for enforcement; China declares no new fatalities and lifts Wuhan lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEurope has passed the grim milestone of 50,000 Covid-19 deaths and Japan has declared a state of emergency to curb the virus’s spread, as China declared no new fatalities for the first time since January and lifted the 11-week lockdown of Wuhan.While Denmark and Norway announced plans to lift some of their physical distancing measures on Tuesday, the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, declared a month-long state of emergency in major population centres, including Tokyo, where the number of cases has more than […]

Taliban recalls negotiators from Afghanistan...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 5:35 pm

The Taliban on Tuesday recalled the insurgent group's negotiators from Afghanistan hours after they suspended talks on a prisoner exchange process with the Afghan government, a spokesman for the hard-line Islamist group said in a tweet. […]

Qantas staff 'incredibly fearful' about flights...
Posted by Anne Davies and Ben Doherty on April 7, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Airline turns to New Zealand after failing to get sufficient volunteers from Australia amid coronavirus fearsSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsQantas is moving to recruit cabin staff from its New Zealand subsidiary to operate scheduled flights to rescue Australians trapped overseas, after it failed to get sufficient volunteers from its Australian cabin staff to operate planned flights.Amid news that 50 Qantas and Jetstar staff have contracted coronavirus there has been growing anxiety among Qantas staff about plans to resume flights to Los Angeles, London, Auckland and Hong Kong later this […]

ABC backs its reporting on George Pell after...
Posted by Amanda Meade on April 7, 2020 at 5:30 pm

News Corp columnists and other Pell supporters say the national broadcaster conducted a ‘crusade’ against the cardinalThe ABC has backed its journalists and its reporting on George Pell after the cardinal’s release from jail prompted a spate of attacks on the national broadcaster by Pell supporters.Minutes after Pell’s conviction was quashed by the high court, the News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt posted a blog saying the cardinal was innocent and pointing the finger at the ABC for allegedly conducting a witch-hunt to have him convicted. Continue reading... […]

Turkey's death toll rises by 76 to 725, 3,892 new...
Posted on April 7, 2020 at 5:24 pm

Turkey's confirmed cases of coronavirus increased by 3,892 in the last 24 hours, and 76 people have died, taking the death toll to 725, health minister announced on Tuesday. […]