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England’s Covid unlocking is threat to world, say 1,200 scientists

Boris Johnson’s plan to lift virtually all of England’s pandemic restrictions on Monday is a threat to the world and provides fertile ground for the

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Long Covid has more than 200 symptoms, study finds

The largest ever international study of people with long Covid has identified more than 200 symptoms and prompted researchers to call for a national screening

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Global experts urge Boris Johnson to delay ‘dangerous’ Covid reopening

Lifting the remaining Covid restrictions in England this month is “dangerous and premature”, according to international scientists and doctors, who have called on the UK

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What are the risks of England unlocking in the Covid third wave?

Lifting the final Covid restrictions in England on 19 July is a gamble for the government. Even without further easing, cases are on course to

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Brazilians take to streets to demand removal of Jair Bolsonaro

Huge crowds of protesters have returned to the streets of Brazil’s biggest cities to demand the removal of a president they blame for more than

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Australia ‘at back of the queue’ for Pfizer Covid vaccines, minister admits

Australia’s finance minister has said the country is at the “back of the queue” for Pfizer vaccines, contradicting assurances from the prime minister Scott Morrison

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Coastguard seizes half a tonne of cocaine floating off Algeria coast

Fishermen alerted authorities to ‘suspicious’ items floating in the sea The Algerian coastguard has seized almost half a tonne of cocaine after fishers alerted authorities

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Solar eclipse 2021: spectacle to be visible across UK and Ireland

Views of a partial solar eclipse will be “somewhat fleeting” across certain parts of the UK due to cloudy skies, forecasters have said. But those

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UK tightens borders and travel rules as variants spark new alarm

Ministers have moved to tighten Britain’s borders as new data suggests the Delta coronavirus variant is much more likely to cause serious illness and is