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Alpine ice sheds light on medieval murder
Alpine ice sheds light on medieval murder
Ancient air pollution, trapped in ice, reveals new details about life and death in 12th Century Britain. In a study, scie...
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American Airlines to seek $12bn US government aid
American Airlines to seek $12bn US government aid
American Airlines has confirmed it will seek $12bn (£9.7bn) of financial support from the US government because of the ...
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Italy extends lockdown but hopes to turn corner
Italy extends lockdown but hopes to turn corner
Italy has extended its lockdown until Easter, but there is some hope as the country reports a declining infection rate. ...
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US in good shape to meet virus 'peak' - Trump
US in good shape to meet virus 'peak' - Trump
Donald Trump has said the US will be in "very good shape" in terms of the number of ventilators by the time the coronavi...
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Amazon workers threaten strikes over virus gear
Amazon workers threaten strikes over virus gear
Pressure is building on Amazon and other delivery firms to improve protections for workers worried about getting infecte...
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US senator probed for insider trading - reports
US senator probed for insider trading - reports
The US justice department is investigating alleged insider trading by lawmakers who sold stocks just before the coronavi...
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Spain's coronavirus outbreak 'slowing'
Spain's coronavirus outbreak 'slowing'
The growth in coronavirus cases in hard-hit Spain appears to be slowing, the country's foreign minister has told the BBC...
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'Virus-fighting' scientist gets magnets stuck in nose
'Virus-fighting' scientist gets magnets stuck in nose
An Australian astrophysicist who hoped to create a device to help stop people catching the coronavirus has ended up in h...
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Singapore court upholds gay sex ban
Singapore court upholds gay sex ban
A bid to overturn a law that criminalises gay sex in Singapore has been dismissed by a court, dealing a blow to the city...
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Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum
Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum
A Van Gogh painting has been stolen from a museum in the Dutch town of Laren. Police said on Monday there had been a brea...
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Coronavirus: Hungary government gets sweeping powers
Coronavirus: Hungary government gets sweeping powers
The Hungarian Parliament has voted by 137 to 53 to accept the government's request for the power to rule by decree durin...
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In pictures: Field hospitals set up around world
In pictures: Field hospitals set up around world
Coronavirus cases globally have now reached more than 720,000, with at least 34,000 deaths. To cope with pressure that th...
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I Love Rock 'N' Roll writer dies of coronavirus
I Love Rock 'N' Roll writer dies of coronavirus
The co-writer and original singer of I Love Rock 'N' Roll, Alan Merrill, has died after contracting coronavirus. His daug...
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N Korea hails test as South condemns virus timing
N Korea hails test as South condemns virus timing
North Korea hailed a test of "super large" rocket launchers, just hours after the South condemned the state as "inapprop...
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Message from president who led the Ebola fight
Message from president who led the Ebola fight
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who made history as Africa's first elected female president, led Liberia for 12 years including d...
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F1 team helps to create coronavirus breathing aid
F1 team helps to create coronavirus breathing aid
A breathing aid that can help keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care has been created in under a week. Universit...
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Trump extends virus restrictions beyond Easter
Trump extends virus restrictions beyond Easter
US President Donald Trump has said coronavirus restrictions such as social distancing will be extended across the countr...
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Six months before UK life 'returns to normal'
Six months before UK life 'returns to normal'
It could be six months before life in the UK returns to "normal", England's deputy chief medical officer has said. Speaki...
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Trump says Harry and Meghan must pay for security
Trump says Harry and Meghan must pay for security
President Donald Trump says the US will not foot the bill for Prince Harry and Meghan's security amid reports that the p...
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Coronavirus could infect 'millions' of Americans
Coronavirus could infect 'millions' of Americans
The coronavirus pandemic could kill up to 200,000 Americans and millions more could be infected, the US government's lea...
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