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More infectious UK coronavirus strain detected in at least 60 countries: WHO

The UK coronavirus strain has been detected in at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, 10 more than a week ago. With...

Boris Johnson tasks UK Chancellor with transforming country into “Singapore of Europe”

Singapore—Mr Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom, has received a very specific mission from Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Post-Brexit, Mr...

UK economy hits reverse on virus curbs

by Roland JACKSON Britain's economy slumped 2.6 percent in November on coronavirus restrictions, official data showed Friday, stoking fears that the current virus lockdown could...
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England opens mass vaccination sites as virus spike fears spread

Seven mass coronavirus vaccination sites opened across England on Monday as the government races to dose millions of people while a new strain of...

British teen found guilty of hate crime against S’porean student in London

Singapore — A 15-year-old teen who had been part of a group that assaulted a Singaporean student has been found guilty of committing an...
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Hope is on the UK as it starts mass Covid vaccination programme

by Phil HAZLEWOOD Britain on Tuesday hailed a turning point in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, as it begins the biggest vaccination programme in...
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth to get Covid-19 vaccine ‘in weeks’: reports

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine within weeks after UK regulators granted emergency approval and the world’s first roll-out begins...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 11, 2020

As of 8 am, August 11, 2020: World count: 19,958,036 cases, 12,158,075 recoveries, 728,612 deaths There are now a total of 19,958,036 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide....

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 24, 2020

As of 8 am, June 24, 2020: World count: 9,178,773 cases, 4,595,846 recoveries, 474,513 deaths There are now 9,178,773 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 20, 2020

As of 8 am, June 20, 2020: World count: 8,628,403 cases, 4,223,909 recoveries, 458,676 deaths There are now 8,628,40 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States...