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Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Spain’s second coronavirus virus wave swells, fueling concern across Europe

Spain is scrambling to stay ahead of new outbreaks of the coronavirus that prompted the U.K. to impose a quarantine on travelers returning from the country, dealing a new blow to its tourism-dependent economy.
The United Kingdom on Thursday extended its nationwide lockdown for no less than another three weeks, as stand-in leader Dominic Raab ordered Britons to stay at home to prevent the spread of a coronavirus outbreak, which has already claimed over 138,000 lives globally.

Britain: Russia trying to ‘exploit’ pandemic

Russia and other countries are trying to "exploit" the coronavirus crisis, the UK's foreign secretary has told Sky News.
Dominic Cummings seen running from 10 Downing Street shortly after it was announced that Boris Johnson had coronavirus.

British minister resigns over Dominic Cummings lockdown trip

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was hit by its first resignation on Tuesday over the controversy surrounding top aide Dominic Cummings’ cross-country trip during the coronavirus lockdown.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to unveil an alert system on Sunday to monitor the nationwide coronavirus outbreak, with different levels informing how and where the lockdown could be eased.

UK to set up coronavirus alert system

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to unveil an alert system on Sunday to monitor the nationwide coronavirus outbreak, with different levels informing how and where the lockdown could be eased.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday became the latest celebrity to test positive for COVID-19, joining heir to the throne Prince Charles.

British premier under pressure to explain UK virus plan on return to work

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to return to work soon after his recovery from COVID-19, as pressure mounts on his government to explain how to get Britain out of lockdown.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson began a third day in intensive care on Wednesday battling the coronavirus, which has struck at the heart of the British government, infected more than 55,000 people across the country and killed nearly 6,200.

British premier enters third day in intensive care with coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson began a third day in intensive care on Wednesday battling the coronavirus, which has struck at the heart of the British government, infected more than 55,000 people across the country and killed nearly 6,200.
Health Minister Greg Hunt warned on Saturday, however, that despite the good signs, Australians will still have to keep their distance from others for the next half a year.

Australia optimistic over slowing virus spread urges vigilance

Several Australian health officials said on Sunday they were cautiously optimistic about the slowing spread of coronavirus in the country but warned social distancing restrictions are to stay in place for months.
Former England striker Gary Lineker has entered self-isolation after his son George displayed coronavirus symptoms.

Gary Lineker defends Premier League footballers from salary critics

Former Tottenham and England striker Gary Lineker has called for patience amid claims that Premier League footballers are refusing to accept salary cuts during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Britain on Thursday said heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who has coronavirus, did not jump the queue for a test because his symptoms and condition met the criteria.

UK: Prince Charles did not jump queue for coronavirus test

Britain on Thursday said heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who has coronavirus, did not jump the queue for a test because his symptoms and condition met the criteria.
France has put a halt on all indoor gatherings of more than 5,000 people in a move designed to curb the spread of coronavirus, with two deaths already reported in the country.

Coronavirus: France bans live events of more than 5,000 people

France has put a halt on all indoor gatherings of more than 5,000 people in a move designed to curb the spread of coronavirus, with two deaths already reported in the country.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to stop using their HRH titles (His-Her Royal Highness) and repay millions of pounds spent renovating their Berkshire home, the couple have announced.

Harry, Meghan threaten legal action over photos of duchess

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have issued a legal warning over photographs of the duchess walking her dogs in Canada, British media reported on Tuesday.
Prince Harry arrived in Canada to rejoin his wife Meghan and son Archie on Monday, British media reported, as the couple start a new life after their shock exit from the royal fold.

Prince Harry reunites with wife, son in Canada

Prince Harry arrived in Canada to rejoin his wife Meghan and son Archie on Monday, British media reported, as the couple start a new life after their shock exit from the royal fold.
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS-Jonathan Ernst-File Photo

Donald Trump congratulates UK’s Boris Johnson on ‘great’ election victory

US President Donald Trump on Friday congratulated UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his election victory, saying their two countries were now free to strike a “massive” new trade deal.
‘This election is intended to create that majority and to weaponise the Conservatives as the leave party, on Johnson’s terms.’ Boris Johnson during a campaign stop in Derby yesterday. Stefan Rousseau-PA

British premier Boris Johnson wins parliamentary majority

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday won a parliamentary majority, according to Sky News and BBC television, after a snap election was called over Brexit.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during a BBC debate in London, England, December 6, 2019. (Jeff Overs-BBC-Handout via Reuters)

UK parties in final campaign push for Thursday election

The main political party leaders are continuing to push their election pledges to voters, as the campaign enters its final few days.
The move comes after Australia’s Federal Court last week agreed with the country’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC that Westpac had breached anti-money laundering and terrorist financing obligations.

Australian bank chief resign over money laundering scandal

The move comes after Australia’s Federal Court last week agreed with the country’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC that Westpac had breached anti-money laundering and terrorist financing obligations.
Interswitch

Nigeria’s Interswitch hits $1billion valuation with Visa investment

Nigeria’s digital payments firm Interswitch said Visa has acquired a minority equity stake in the firm, TechCrunch has reported.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will apologize to Conservative Party members who voted for him based on his promise to take Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31.

Boris Johnson apologizes for missing Brexit deadline

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will apologize to Conservative Party members who voted for him based on his promise to take Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31.

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Victor Osimhen apologises for outburst on journalists

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