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The nurses risking it all on the frontline of Britain's coronavirus outbreak

It gets really, really hot inside the protective gear Sean White has to wear most of the time. His skin is sore from the tight-fitting face mask and two pairs of gloves worn almost non-stop for 12 hours at a time.
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Coronavirus live updates: 16,000 people in the US have now died from COVID-19; more than 25,000 have recovered; Britain's Johnson out of ICU

In the past two days, there have been nearly 2,000 deaths a day from the coronavirus in the U.S. More news Thursday         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: 16,000 people in the US have now died from COVID-19; Britain's Boris Johnson out of ICU; Stocks close strong week

In the past two days, there have been nearly 2,000 deaths a day from the coronavirus in the U.S. More news Thursday         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: 16,000 people in the US have now died from COVID-19; more than 24,000 have recovered; Britain's Johnson out of ICU

In the past two days, there have been nearly 2,000 deaths a day from the coronavirus in the U.S. More news Thursday         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: 15,000 people in the US have now died from COVID-19; more than 24,000 have recovered; Britain's Johnson out of ICU

In the past two days, there have been nearly 2,000 deaths a day from the coronavirus in the U.S. More news Thursday         [Author: USA TODAY]
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BoJo out of intensive care

Boris Johnson is out of intensive care and recovering, reports the BBC, after his close shave with Covid-19. The British Prime Minister made a point of defying medical advice in the early stages of the pandemic, shaking hands and promoting a "carry on" attitude to the deadly virus, and almost paid for it with his life. Yesterday, 881 people died in Britain of the disease, bringing the nation's death toll to nearly 8,000. No 10 said he "has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ...
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Coronavirus: Brand Moves for Thursday April 9

Craft, arts and vintage marketplace Etsy has sent a push notification to every craftsperson on its website in the U.S.: “Calling all sellers,” it said. “Start making face masks.” The website is becoming a go-to destination for homemade cloth masks. Etsy says there was an average of one mask-related search on the site every two seconds in March. Last week, more than 10,000 sellers sold at least one mask apiece. Unlike the medical-grade equipment now in woefully short supply at U.S. hospitals, cl...
Tags: UK, Etsy, Advertising, US, America, Rome, Snapchat, Britain, NHS, Barclays, Hsbc, Royal Bank Of Scotland, Michael Dell, Italy, Delta, Elton John


Spanish writer spills beans on UK's saucy secrets

Guide to Britain’s array of culinary sauces lauds bread sauce but calls Branston pickle ‘a snack for drunk people’Continental Europe may long have looked, askance and appalled, at Britons’ ability to hit the sauce on an empty stomach, and then to keep on hitting it. Before hitting it some more.But, equally baffling to foreign eyes, noses and stomachs is the UK’s consumption of a rich and strange array of actual sauces. Continue reading...
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NYC Has Record Number of Deaths; Fauci Raises Hope: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious-disease expert, said the final death toll from the virus may be lower than earlier estimated. With the U.S. is on track to overtake Italy in fatalities, New York City reported a record 824 deaths in the past 24 hours.Stocks rallied after the Federal Reserve took steps to provide as much as $2.3 trillion in additional aid, even as Americans applied for jobless benefits in huge numbers again. Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman ...
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Blindsided: how coronavirus felled the global economy in 100 days

A singular event has economists asking the same questions as everyone else: how far is there to fall – and can we ever get back?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt is New Year’s Eve 2019 and around the world stock markets are closing for business on a high note. Shares in the US are up by almost 30% on the year, those in Japan by 18%. Even in Britain, where the mood has been dampened by months of Brexit uncertainty, the FTSE 100 has risen by 12%.Overall, it had been th...
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Southampton first Premier League club to defer players’ wages

London (AFP) – Southampton on Thursday became the first Premier League club to announce their players will defer several months of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic. The club’s directors as well as manager Ralph Hasenhuttl and his staff will also adopt the measure until June. The Premier League has called on players to take a 30-percent pay cut across all clubs but the players’ union has argued that that would have a negative impact on tax contributions to Britain’s health service....
Tags: London, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Southampton, Tottenham, Boris Johnson, Norwich, Afp, Newcastle Bournemouth, Ralph Hasenhuttl, AFP Southampton


First Premier League club defers wages as union pleads for fairness

London (AFP) – Southampton on Thursday became the first Premier League club to defer players’ wages as a senior official for their union insisted they were doing their bit for the nation during the coronavirus pandemic. Southampton’s players, manager Ralph Hasenhuttl, his staff and the club’s directors will defer their salaries for April, May and June. The club said the measure would “help protect the future of the club, the staff that work within it and the community we serve”. Southampton als...
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Exclusive: Airbnb restricts bookings on its platform in Britain

Home rental firm Airbnb blocked British bookings on its platform for the vast majority of customers on Thursday, allowing only key workers to stay in properties for as long as emergency government coronavirus restrictions are in place.
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Susanna Reid causes concern among viewers on Good Morning Britain - watch 

Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid caused concern among viewers on Thursday's...
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Virus model predicts UK will be worst-hit European nation

• 'It's a hideous situation': The nurses risking it all on the frontline of Britain's outbreak • UK opposition leader calls on government to publish lockdown exit strategy
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Australia Investigates Why a Cruise Ship Allowed Infected Passengers to Disembark: Live Coverage

Saudi Arabia declared a cease-fire in Yemen, citing fears of an outbreak in the war-torn country. Players from the English Premier League are being asked to contribute to Britain’s overworked health service.
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The nurses risking it all on the frontline of Britain's coronavirus outbreak

It gets really, really hot inside the protective gear Sean White has to wear most of the time. His skin is sore from the tight-fitting face mask and two pairs of gloves worn almost non-stop for 12 hours at a time.
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UK economy struggled before coronavirus crisis escalated

Britain's economy was almost stagnant in the three months to February, before the coronavirus crisis escalated and pushed the country into what is likely to be a severe recession, official data showed on Thursday.
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Exclusive: Airbnb to restrict bookings on its platform in Britain

Home rental firm Airbnb will block British bookings on its platform for the vast majority of customers on Thursday, allowing only key workers to stay in properties for as long as emergency government coronavirus restrictions are in place.
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Premier League stars launch fund to help health service virus fight

London (AFP) – Premier League players announced on Wednesday they had launched an initiative to generate funds for Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) to help against the coronavirus pandemic. The idea — named #PlayersTogether —... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Read the letter sent by the UK's biggest unicorn startups begging for government support during COVID-19

The founders and CEOs of UK's most highly valued startups have cosigned a letter demanding financial support from the UK government – as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to put them out of business. Many startups don't qualify for the UK government's "coronavirus business interruption loan scheme" as banks don't consider them viable. We got a copy of the letter sent to chancellor Rishi Sunak – signed by the likes of Deliveroo and Darktrace – below.  Click here for more BI Prime stories. The...
Tags: UK, France, Germany, Trends, Britain, NHS, Deliveroo, Gustafsson, Darktrace, Ali Parsa, Rishi Sunak, CCFF, Sunak, CBILS, CLBILS, Will Shu Babylon


Coronavirus Live Updates: W.H.O. Head Says Politicizing Virus Could Lead to ‘Many More Body Bags’

The comments from the W.H.O. leader came in response to a broadside from President Trump. Up to 150 Saudi royals are infected, while Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, remains in intensive care.
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Deliveroo, Graphcore and other big UK startups say they’re being cut out of COVID-19 lending relief

The UK government, like a number of other countries around the world such as the US, has stepped up its pace in providing relief in the form of loans for businesses being impacted by the coronavirus health crisis and the related shutdown that we’ve seen across the economy and life as we knew it. But startups in the UK are increasingly getting worried that they are being left behind. An open letter to the Chancellor published today and signed by the UK’s biggest “scale-ups” — later-stage, highly ...
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Live Updates: W.H.O. Head Says Politicizing Coronavirus Could Lead to ‘Many More Body Bags’

The comments from the W.H.O. leader came in response to a broadside from President Trump. Up to 150 Saudi royals are infected, while Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, remains in intensive care.
Tags: News, Britain, Boris Johnson, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Live Coronavirus News Updates Across the Globe

The comments from the W.H.O. leader came in response to a broadside from President Trump. Up to 150 Saudi royals are infected, while Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, remains in intensive care.
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W.H.O. Chief Warns Against Politicizing the Coronavirus

Up to 150 Saudi royals are infected, while Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, remains in intensive care. China ended its lockdown of Wuhan, and other nations are considering easing restrictions.
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Nicole Kidman Horror Classic The Others Getting Remade

Nicole Kidman horror classic The Others getting remade It’s a wonder that it’s already been nearly 20 years since the Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies)-led modern horror classic The Others hit theaters and the time has apparently come for Hollywood to want to remake it as Sentient Entertainment has won the rights to bring the story back to life, according to Deadline. RELATED: The Invisible Man Blu-ray Details Unveiled for May Release! Sentient has struck a deal with FilmSharks subsidiary Th...
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Coronavirus World: Full Coverage

Up to 150 Saudi royals are infected, while Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, remains in intensive care. China ended its lockdown of Wuhan, and other nations are considering easing restrictions.
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Lorraine Kelly's tartan Marks & Spencer dress is so flattering - just ask Holly Willoughby

Following an emotional day on Good Morning Britain on Tuesday, Lorraine Kelly looked...
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Johnson Improving in Hospital as U.K. Deaths Rise to Record

(Bloomberg) -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition is improving in the hospital, where he’s been in the critical care unit for two nights, as a record number of daily deaths from Coronavirus were reported in the U.K..“The latest from the hospital is that the prime minister remains in intensive care where his condition is improving,” Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said in a televised press conference on Wednesday. “He’s been sitting up and engaging positively with the clinical team....
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