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Coronavirus live news: China's Wuhan city reopens as Boris Johnson spends second night in intensive care

Scientists predict UK will be worst-hit country in Europe; Trump threatens to stop WHO funding; Global cases pass 1.4 millionBoris Johnson ‘stable’ in intensive care and not on ventilator, says No 10Australia coronavirus updates – liveAt a glance: latest developmentsSee all of our coronavirus coverage 7.28am BST The last-minute decision to carry out the May presidential election by post in Poland due to the coronavirus pandemic has raised concern, EU values and transparency commissioner Vera...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Africa, Global, Eu, UK News, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Poland, Who, Boris Johnson


Coronavirus live news: Trump threatens to stop WHO funding as global cases pass 1.4 million

Boris Johnson still in intensive care; top EU scientist resigns over bloc’s response to virus; cases in Africa pass 10,000; Follow the latest updates. Boris Johnson ‘stable’ in intensive care and not on ventilator, says No 10US coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveAt a glance: latest developmentsSee all of our coronavirus coverage 12.28am BST Taking a short break from that White House briefing now to focus on London, where the first patients were admitted on Tuesday ...
Tags: Europe, Science, London, White House, Africa, Eu, UK News, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Trump, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson admitted to hospital

Ireland’s leader, Leo Varadkar, returns to work as doctor one day a week amid coronavirus crisisLatest developments: at a glanceUK coronavirus – latestSweden prepares for possible tighter measuresSpanish PM: survival of EU rests on response to crisisSee all of our coronavirus coverage 10.22pm BST The Haitian health ministry has announced the country’s first death from coronavirus. The victim is a 55-year-old man who reportedly had underlying health conditions. 10.15pm BST Read our full r...
Tags: Europe, Science, Biology, China, Eu, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Boris Johnson, Leo Varadkar, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests

Ireland’s leader, Leo Varadkar, returns to work as doctor one day a week amid coronavirus crisisLatest developments: at a glanceUK coronavirus – latestSweden prepares for possible tighter measuresSpanish PM: survival of EU rests on response to crisisSee all of our coronavirus coverage 9.17pm BST The UK prime minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests after showing persistent symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive.A Downing Street spokeswoman said: “On the ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Biology, France, China, Eu, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Boris Johnson


Coronavirus live news: Ireland's Varadkar to restart work as a doctor amid crisis

Taoiseach will work one shift a week; Italy reports lowest increase in deaths in two weeks; Spain records smallest rate of increase in infectionsLatest developments: at a glanceUK coronavirus – latestSweden prepares for possible tighter measuresSpanish PM: survival of EU rests on response to crisisSee all of our coronavirus coverage 8.19pm BST Some 1,000 migrants have been placed under quarantine after an outbreak of Covid-19 at a camp at Hal Far in the south of Malta. The camp has been was ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Biology, China, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Malta


Coronavirus live news: Italy reports lowest increase in deaths in two weeks

Spain records smallest rate of increase in infections; Trump tells Americans to expect ‘a lot of death’; Global deaths approach 65,000Latest developments: at a glanceUK coronavirus – latestSweden prepares for possible tighter measuresSpanish PM: survival of EU rests on response to crisisSee all of our coronavirus coverage 6.20pm BST Here are the key developments of the last few hours: 5.45pm BST The country’s health minister has announced that Barbados has recorded its first death from t...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Biology, China, Global, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology


Coronavirus live news: global cases near million mark as Russia records its largest single-day rise

Trump says personal protective gear has nearly run out; Abe criticised over two masks per household policy; Cambodian government accused of using pandemic to assert absolute powerAt a glance: summary of key eventsUK coronavirus – latest updatesAustralia coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage 10.22am BST Afghanistan has reported 43 new Coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, marking the biggest one-day rise in number of infections, reports Akhtar Mohammad Makoii in Herat....
Tags: Europe, Japan, Science, China, Russia, Africa, Eu, UK News, World news, Afghanistan, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology


Coronavirus live news: Spanish authorities hope cases peaking as global number exceeds 600,000

China eases quarantine in Wuhan; police fire tear gas at commuters in Kenya; Japan announces giant economic package. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceWuhan eases quarantineLockdowns linked to rise in domestic violenceSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.24pm GMT The European Union has granted Tunisia 250 million euros in aid to help it cope with the economic and social effects of the coronavirus outbreak, EU ambassador Patrice Bergamini said on Saturday in a tweet.Tunisi...
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UK researchers develop new low-cost, rapid COVID-19 test that could even be used at home

A new type of test developed by UK researchers from the Brunel University London, Lancaster University and the University of Surrey can provide COVID-19 detection in as little as 30 minutes, using hand-held hardware that costs as little as £100 (around $120 USD) with individual swab sample kits that cost around $5 per person. The test is based on existing technology that has been used in the Philippines for testing viral spread in chickens, but it’s been adapted by researchers for use with COVID...
Tags: Health, TC, UK, Science, Medicine, China, Tech, Eu, European Union, Smartphone, Philippines, United Kingdom, Fda, Biotech, Software Testing, University of Surrey


Coronavirus live news: EU leaders plan Europe-wide crisis management centre as India locks down

UN urges G20 to adopt ‘wartime plan’; US risks becoming centre of pandemic, WHO warns; Senate and White House reach stimulus dealWhy the US has struggled to tackle a growing crisisUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.35am GMT A crack down on travel and an imposition of social distancing measures are to be introduced in Iran in the next 24 hours, Patrick Wintour, the Guardian’s diplomatic editor, reports. The country’s President ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Senate, White House, China, India, Africa, US, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran


Coronavirus live news: US Senate leaders and White House reach stimulus deal as India locks down

UN urges G20 to adopt ‘wartime plan’; US risks becoming centre of the pandemic, WHO warns; EU urged to evacuate refugees from Greek camps. Follow the latest updates.Why the US has struggled to tackle a growing crisisAustralia coronavirus live blogCalifornia scrambles to avoid Covid-19’s worst-case scenarioNo 10 criticised after unclear lockdown advice confuses publicSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 6.34am GMT The Guardian’s Sa...
Tags: Europe, Science, White House, China, India, Africa, US, Eu, Spain, Barcelona, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific


Coronavirus live news: India locks down population of 1.3bn as Hubei eases restrictions

UN urges G20 to adopt ‘wartime plan’; WHO warns US risks could become the centre of the pandemic; EU urged to evacuate refugees from greek camps. Why the US has struggled to tackle a growing crisisCalifornia scrambles to avoid Covid-19’s worst-case scenarioNo 10 criticised after unclear lockdown advice confuses publicSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 1.29am GMT New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has meanwhile addressed t...
Tags: Europe, Science, China, India, Africa, US, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus news: India announces 21-day lockdown as global confirmed cases top 400,000

WHO says US could be next virus hotspot; EU urged to evacuate Greek refugee camps; Greta Thunberg says she believes she had Covid-19 6.24pm GMT At a time when good news appears to be thin on the ground, here is video of applause ringing out at the emergency field hospital at the Ifema exhibition centre in Madrid when nurses said farewell to the first coronavirus patient to be given the all-clear at the facility. The temporary healthcare facility, which is still under construction, will be ab...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Science, India, Africa, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Boris Johnson


Coronavirus news: India announces 21-day lockdown; Tokyo Olympics moved to 2021

WHO says US could be next Covid-19 hotspot; EU urged to evacuate Greek refugee camps; deaths jump in Spain; France tightens lockdown 3.23pm GMT Cuomo goes on to take aim at Donald Trump’s tweet that the “cure must not be worse than the problem itself.”It’s all very well, the New York governor says, “But if you ask the American people to choose between public health and the economy then it’s no contest.” 3.19pm GMT New York is “the canary in the coalmine” and will be “going first” in term...
Tags: Europe, Politics, New York, Science, France, India, Africa, US, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa


Can migration, workforce participation, and education balance the cost of aging in Europe?

New IIASA research shows that higher levels of education and increasing workforce participation in both migrant and local populations are needed to compensate for the negative economic impacts of aging populations in EU countries.
Tags: Europe, Science, Eu


YouTube Reducing Streaming Quality in the EU to Clear Traffic On the Information Superhighway

Yesterday, Netflix made the decision to reduce streaming quality in Europe given the spike in people self-isolating due to covid-19 and fears about internet bandwidth. Today, YouTube is following suit, according to a Reuters exclusive. Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Youtube, Eu, Netflix, Streaming, Reuters, Today YouTube, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Maybe Reality Should Try Standard Def Too


The EU Wants Netflix to Lower Streaming Video Quality to Prevent the Internet From Breaking [Updated]

With people self-quarantining in order to help stop the spread of covid-19, many are turning to streaming video services to pass the time while they are cooped up inside. But now, due to a massive spike in users and bandwidth, the EU is asking companies like Netflix and home users alike to lower streaming video…Read more...
Tags: Science, Eu, Netflix, Streaming Video, Covid 19, I Dont Want To Go Back To 480p, Streaming Video Apps, EU Wants Netflix


The EU Wants Netflix to Lower Streaming Video Quality to Prevent the Internet From Breaking

With people self-quarantining in order to help stop the spread of covid-19, many are turning to streaming video services to pass the time while they are cooped up inside. But now, due to a massive spike in users and bandwidth, the EU is asking companies like Netflix and home users alike to lower streaming video…Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Spain death toll up to 767; EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier tests positive

Hubei reports no new cases while Australia and New Zealand announce border closures and Japan’s deputy PM calls Olympics ‘cursed’ Follow our UK coronavirus live blogCoronavirus latest: at a glanceItalian province struggles to bury its coronavirus deadFrance may refuse entry to Britons if no UK lockdownSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.28pm GMT Professional football in England will not resume until 30 April at the earliest due to the coronavirus pandemic.A statement from the Premier League, ...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, England, Science, Australia, Africa, US, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ap, Afghanistan


Coronavirus live news: EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier tests positive

Hubei reports no new cases while Australia and New Zealand announce border closures and Japan’s deputy PM calls Olympics ‘cursed’ Coronavirus latest: at a glanceFollow our UK coronavirus live blogSee all our coronavirus coverageShare your experiences 11.22am GMT How do you survive the confinement for weeks on end? The French astronaut, Thomas Pesquet, who spent six months in the International Space Station, advises reading. 11.14am GMT Costa Rica has reported its first coronavirus death...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, Science, Australia, Africa, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, International Space Station, New Zealand


Coronavirus live news: some London tube stations shut down while Hubei reports no new cases

Australia and New Zealand announce border closures, Japan’s deputy PM calls Olympics ‘cursed’ Coronavirus latest: at a glanceFollow our Australia coronavirus live blogSee all our coronavirus coverageShare your experiences 8.23am GMT The former Olympic rower Matthew Pinsent has called for the Olympics in Japan to be postponed. Pinsent, who won four consecutive Olympic gold medals, said it was unfair to ask athletes to carry on training. Just recorded an interview with Gary Richardson for @BBC...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Science, London, Greece, Australia, Africa, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, Turkey, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Coronavirus live news: Spain to close all hotels as tourists advised to leave; worldwide cases pass 200,000

Belgium goes into lockdown; EU implements strictest travel ban in history; outbreak reaches every US state. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSchools in Scotland and Wales to close from FridayTom Hanks has ‘the blahs’ as he and Rita Wilson recoverJapanese flu drug ‘clearly effective’ in treating coronavirus, says ChinaShare your experiences 2.34pm GMT Trump has spoken about the key role played by Ireland in the pharmaceutical world as the world searches for coronavirus ...
Tags: Europe, Science, London, Wales, Scotland, Africa, US, Eu, Spain, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Ireland, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt


World virus infections hit 200,000; Borders jammed in Europe

By DAVID RISING and CHRIS BLAKE BERLIN — Desperate travelers choked European border crossings on Wednesday after nations implemented strict controls in an attempt to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, creating traffic jams miles long and slowing the passage of trucks carrying critical supplies. The number of people infected worldwide crested the 200,000 mark and deaths topped 8,000, with the number of people now recovered at more than 82,000, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins Univer...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, New York, Science, Milan, London, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Mexico, La, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin


Trucks are forming 37-mile-long queues at European borders after authorities started closing them to stop the coronavirus spread

European leaders have decided to prohibit most foreigners from entering the EU for 30 days with "very limited exceptions."
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Coronavirus live news: number of confirmed global cases passes 200,000

Belgium goes into lockdown; EU implements strictest travel ban in history; outbreak reaches every US state. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceBBC stops filming on EastEnders – UK coronavirus liveGlastonbury festival postponed due to coronavirusJapanese flu drug ‘clearly effective’ in treating coronavirus, says ChinaShare your experiences 11.32am GMT The number of coronavirus cases around the world has tipped over the 200,000 mark, according to the John Hopkins Universit...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Africa, US, Eu, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Belgium, Vietnam, Wuhan


Coronavirus live news: Belgium goes into lockdown as global infections near 200,000

EU implements strictest travel ban in history; outbreak reaches every US state; Australian PM declares ‘human biosecurity emergency’. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest: at a glanceCBI says £350bn package not enough – UK coronavirus liveJapanese flu drug ‘clearly effective’ in treating coronavirus, says ChinaMarkets slide despite government stimulus pledges – business liveShare your experiences 10.11am GMT Two UN agencies have announced that refugees will no longer be resettled to...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Africa, US, Eu, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Belgium, Un, Brussels


Coronavirus live news: global infections near 200,000 as WHO urges aggressive action in south-east Asia

EU implements strictest travel ban in history; outbreak reaches every US state; Australian PM declares ‘human biosecurity emergency’. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest: at a glanceUK: £330bn of guaranteed loans to be made available for businessesNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed temporarily from Iranian prisonHow to look after yourself and others in self-isolationShare your experiences 7.32am GMT 7.28am GMT Related: 'They don't care about safety': Amazon workers struggle wi...
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Coronavirus live news: global infections creep towards 200,000 as WHO urges aggressive action in south-east Asia

EU implements strictest travel ban in history; outbreak reaches every US state; Australian PM declares ‘human biosecurity emergency’. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest: at a glanceUK: £330bn of guaranteed loans to be made available for businessesNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed temporarily from Iranian prisonHow to look after yourself and others in self-isolationShare your experiences 5.22am GMT In Brazil, Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue, which last year saw almost two...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Science, Africa, US, Eu, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Brazil, Who, Brazil Rio de Janeiro


Coronavirus live news: outbreak reaches every US state as Australia says isolation could last six months

EU implements strictest travel ban in history; Australian PM declares ‘human biosecurity emergency’; British restaurants and museums close. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest: at a glanceUK: £330bn of guaranteed loans to be made available for businessesNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed temporarily from Iranian prisonHow to look after yourself and others in self-isolationShare your experiences 1.18am GMT Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has told the country that hoarding is ‘...
Tags: Europe, Science, Australia, California, Africa, US, Eu, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Scott Morrison, Gavin Newsom


Coronavirus: EU brings in travel ban as France enters 'war' footing

Macron tells citizens to prepare for ‘long and difficult crisis’ as country goes into lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe EU has endorsed the strictest travel ban in its history as France joined Italy and Spain in full lockdown and Donald Trump told Americans to change their behaviour, acknowledging for the first time that beating the coronavirus could take months.EU leaders on Tuesday suspended all travel into the passport-free Schengen zone by non-EU nationa...
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