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The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A fleet of caravans choked traffic on the M5 this morning as millions of motorists tried to make a “Super Saturday” getaway. As lockdown restriction were eased across England, allowing overnight stays and meals out in pubs and restaurants, … Read more

Melbourne locks down tower blocks as cases rise

Authorities in the Australian city of Melbourne have confined people living in nine housing estate tower blocks because of an outbreak of coronavirus. The 3,000 or so residents of the blocks are being told not to leave their homes for any reason for at least five days. At least 23 cases of infection were found … Read more

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The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The UK has been on lockdown since March 23 – and during that time we’ve had major news events, binge-worthy TV shows and questionable celebrity stunts. But as lockdown begins to ease and people start to return to normal, … Read more

English pubs reopen but little normal elsewhere in the world

1 / 6 APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Chile Peruvian migrant Jose Collantes grieves as he cries on the coffin that contains the remains of his wife Silvia Cano, who died due to COVID-19 complications, according to Collantes, at a Catholic cemetery in Santiago, Chile, Friday, July 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Pubs across … Read more

Stop enforcing sex work laws: Amnesty, advocates

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti speaks with the media in Ottawa, Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Canada’s sex work laws are creating undue harm and contribute to human rights violations during COVID-19, sex workers and human rights advocates say, which is why they’re now pushing Ottawa to stop enforcing them. THE … Read more

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2020-07-04T09:26:03.593Z Welsh told to resist urge to visit England pubs People in Wales must continue to follow the five-mile advice and stay local this weekend as pubs open over the border in England, the first minister has said. Mark Drakeford said that while those living very close to England may be able to visit pubs that … Read more

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The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Welsh people fancying a pint on “Super Saturday” can only travel to England if they live within five miles of the border. First Minister Mark Drakeford said that while those living very close to England may be able to … Read more