LONDON (Reuters) – Lawmakers from Britain’s ruling Conservatives Party on Sunday called for the resignation of Dominic Cummings, the senior adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson who travelled 400 km (250 miles) to northern England during the coronavirus lockdown. Cummings, who masterminded the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union, travelled from London to Durham
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FILE PHOTO: A vendor sells melons at a traditional market amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia May 23, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana (Reuters) – Indonesia confirmed on Sunday 526 new coronavirus infections, taking the total in the Southeast Asian country to 22,271 cases, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto. Yurianto reported 21
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls on Saturday from opposition parties to sack senior adviser Dominic Cummings after he travelled 400 km (250 miles) to northern England while his wife showed COVID-19 symptoms. Cummings, who masterminded the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union during the Brexit referendum, travelled to Durham
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SEOUL (Reuters) – For years, Jeong Nam-poong has found entertainment at daytime discotheques called colatecs that cater to older folks, often losing track of time while dancing the jitterbug under fairy lights and mirror balls. He can’t do that anymore. With colatecs mostly shut down after coronavirus infections linked to nightclubs raised fears of a
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson opens the Hidden Harms Summit via Zoom from the White Room of 10 Downing Street during COVID-19 in London, Britain May 21, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will next week update the public on the coronavirus crisis as
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad from June 8, interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday, a measure that airlines have warned will devastate their industry. All international arrivals, including returning Britons, will have to self-isolate for 14 days and provide details of where they will be
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FILE PHOTO: A worker takes the temperature of a man at the National Mosque entrance as Malaysia eases a ban on mass prayers in mosques, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia reported on Saturday 48 new coronavirus cases, bringing the
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s closest adviser, Dominic Cummings, travelled more than 400 km from his London home after showing symptoms of coronavirus, breaking the government’s lockdown rules, the Guardian and Mirror newspapers reported on Friday. Dominic Cummings, special advisor for Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives in Downing Street, following the
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FILE PHOTO: gency service ambulances are seen at the Aintree University Hospital before the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Liverpool, Britain, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should have learned more from other countries who were tackling coronavirus outbreaks
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GENEVA (Reuters) – Some 80 million children worldwide could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio due to disruption of routine immunisation during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.N. agencies and the GAVI vaccine alliance said on Friday. Data shows that “provision of routine immunization services is substantially hindered in at least 68
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