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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson In Stable Condition In ICU

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in stable condition Tuesday in a hospital intensive care unit with the coronavirus, and while he is not on a ventilator, he is receiving oxygen, his spokesman said. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has taken over many of Johnson’s duties temporarily while he is being treated at St. Thomas’ Hospital. Britain has no official post of deputy prime minister. The 55-year-old Johnson is the first major world leader to be confirmed to have COVID-19...
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Victoria Derbyshire hosts show with domestic abuse line number written on her hand as calls rise by 25%

TV presenter Victoria Derbyshire hosted BBC News with the telephone number for the UK's National Domestic Abuse Helpline written on her hand, as the number of calls to the hotline increase.
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BBC News presenter Huw Edwards reveals he's out of hospital after pneumonia battle

BBC News anchor Huw Edwards has revealed he has been in hospital with pneumonia, and has...
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Coronavirus: The Queen gives special address during pandemic

Live BBC News coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, as Her Majesty the Queen gives an address to the nation.
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Carer breaks down after Tesco queue skip rejection - BBC News

Carer breaks down after Tesco queue skip rejection   BBC News
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Live coverage as Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock gives the latest government Coronavirus update

Live BBC News coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, and the latest advice.
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British Airways could suspend 36,000 employees - BBC

IAG-owned British Airways is expected to announce a suspension of about 36,000 of its employees, BBC News reported on Wednesday.
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Coronavirus Daily Update led by Michael Gove

Live BBC News coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, and the latest advice.
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Coronavirus: Man accused of spitting at York Tesco worker - BBC News

Coronavirus: Man accused of spitting at York Tesco worker   BBC News
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Facebook deletes Brazil President’s coronavirus misinfo post

Facebook has diverted from its policy of not fact-checking politicians in order to prevent the spread of potentially harmful coronavirus misinformation from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Facebook made the decisive choice to remove a video shared by Bolsonaro on Sunday where he claimed that “hydroxychloroquine is working in all places.” That’s despite the drug still undergoing testing to determine its effectiveness for treating COVID-19, which researchers and health authorities have not ...
Tags: Health, Social, TC, Facebook, Apps, Twitter, Government, Tech, BBC News, Policy, Brazil, World Health Organization, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Fact Checking, Trump


Coronavirus: Tesco 'whipping up' storm over rate relief - BBC News

Coronavirus: Tesco 'whipping up' storm over rate relief   BBC News
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Coronavirus: Court fine for Tesco queue rule breaker - BBC News

Coronavirus: Court fine for Tesco queue rule breaker   BBC News
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Radio 4 Today: BBC's Fergal Keane with the verse that helped sustain him through PTSD

On Radio 4 Today some of BBC News' best known voices offer favourite poems of #comfortandhope and talk about the importance of the words in their lives.
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Raving to the BBC News theme tune goes viral

Have you seen the kitchen 'remix' of the BBC News theme tune yet?
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Coronavirus: Stranded in another country

BBC News speaks to some of the people from the UK who have been stranded abroad due to the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Live BBC News coverage

Live BBC News coverage as Michael Gove leads daily coronavirus briefing
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Coronavirus: UK government daily briefing

Live BBC News coverage of the UK government's daily update on the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Radio Listening Booms While Music Streaming Stalls

People staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic appear to be listening to more radio rather than music apps, figures suggest. The BBC reports: Global, which owns Capital FM and talk station LBC, said online radio listening had risen by 15%. The BBC said streaming of its radio stations had risen 18% since last week. Meanwhile, data from two US analytics companies suggested use of music-streaming apps such as Spotify had dipped by about 8%. According to trusted music industry monitor Buzz...
Tags: Spotify, Europe, US, Tech, Bbc, BBC News, LBC, Rolling Stone, Mark Savage, Primephonic, Alpha Data


Mexicans want crackdown on coronavirus-carrying American border crossers

My, how the tables have turned. Many Americans are relocating from their homes to far-flung places to escape the coronavirus outbreak. This, public health officials tell us, only worsens the outbreak -- they can carry the virus without any symptoms. A growing number of people in Mexico want their government to crack down on the reportedly growing number of American citizens who are fleeing south to escape Trump's colossal mismanagement of the worsening U.S. outbreak. Customs and Border Pr...
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Oil closing prices - BBC News

Oil - BBC News: [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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BBC News suspends 450 job cuts to ensure Covid-19 coverage

Newsroom cuts won't be made while journalists face the demands of covering the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tesco staff in Bury St Edmunds held at knifepoint during robbery - BBC News

Tesco staff in Bury St Edmunds held at knifepoint during robbery   BBC News
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Coronavirus: Hundreds at Dudley Tesco priority early opening - BBC News

Coronavirus: Hundreds at Dudley Tesco priority early opening   BBC News Tesco staff applaud NHS members during special opening hour for health workers   Metro.co.uk Essex coronavirus: NHS workers turned away from Lakeside Tesco store as huge crowd shows up outside store   Essex Live Coronavirus: Hundreds queue outside Tesco as stores open early for NHS workers   shropshirestar.com Huge queues at Tesco for NHS shopping hour   Oxford Mail View Full Coverage on Google News
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Uncertainty about facts can be reported without damaging public trust in news -- study

A series of experiments -- including one on the BBC News website -- finds the use of numerical ranges in news reports helps people grasp the uncertainty of stats while maintaining trust in data and its sources. Researchers encourage experts and media to be more 'honest about what we don't know' when providing the public with information.
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Coronavirus: Hundreds at Dudley Tesco priority early opening - BBC News

Coronavirus: Hundreds at Dudley Tesco priority early opening   BBC News Coronavirus: Hundreds queue outside Tesco as stores open early for NHS workers   shropshirestar.com Huge queues at Tesco for NHS shopping hour   Oxford Mail Coronavirus: Huge queues form outside Tesco during NHS shopping hour   Metro.co.uk Essex coronavirus: Shocking video shows huge stream of people queuing to get into Essex Tesco   Essex Live View Full Coverage on Google News
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Supermarkets Tesco, Asda, Aldi and Lidl go on hiring spree - BBC News

Supermarkets Tesco, Asda, Aldi and Lidl go on hiring spree   BBC News
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YouTube to Follow Netflix's Lead and Reduce Stream Quality in Europe to Ease Strain on Broadband Networks

Following in the footsteps of Netflix, YouTube is reducing the quality of its videos in Europe to reduce the strain on broadband networks caused by an upsurge in home usage following the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reports. "We are making a commitment to temporarily switch all traffic in the EU to standard definition by default," the company said in a statement. Standard definition videos are more pixellated and not as sharp as high definition videos, but require less data transmission as a...
Tags: Europe, UK, Youtube, Bt, Disney, Eu, European Union, Bbc, BBC News, Netflix, United States, Vodafone, Reuters, Netflix YouTube, COVID-19 Coronavirus, YouTube Europe COVID


Supermarkets Tesco, Asda, Aldi and Lidl go on hiring spree - BBC News

Supermarkets Tesco, Asda, Aldi and Lidl go on hiring spree   BBC News
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Coronavirus: Man accused of spitting at York Tesco worker - BBC News

Coronavirus: Man accused of spitting at York Tesco worker   BBC News
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Italy reports 475 new coronavirus deaths in just 1 day

Wednesday saw the biggest increase in coronavirus deaths in Italy, with 475 infected people dying.Nearly 3,000 people have died in the country since the first cases of COVID-19 coronavirus were reported there in late January. There are now 35,713 confirmed cases, and Italian health officials say more than 4,000 patients have fully recovered, BBC News reports.Italy is the hardest-hit country after China, where 3,245 people have officially died from the virus since the outbreak began in December; ...
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